Sobel Earns Another NEWMAC Men's Diver of the Week Honor
Springfield, Mass. - January 24, 2011
- For the fourth time this season, Brian Sobel
was named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men's Diver of the Week after another solid performance on the diving boards over the weekend.
Sobel, who hails from Stratford, Conn., cruised to victory in the diving competition in Springfield's dual meet at Williams on Saturday. The senior continued to dominate the competition as he won the one-meter with a score 320.48. In the three-meter, Sobel distanced himself from the pack with a score of 349.80.
The award also marked the sixth time this season that a member of the Springfield men's diving team has been honored by the NEWMAC. Other than the four times Sobel has been selected, teammates Brooks Farrar and Kenny Pancoast have also earned the weekly recognition.
Head Coach John Taffe
John Taffe enters his 24th season in 2012-2013 as the head coach of the men's and women's swimming teams at Springfield College. Under Taffe’s leadership, the Pride has returned to its status as one of the best collegiate swimming and diving programs in Division III. Read more
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Diving Coach Peter Avdoulos
Peter Avdoulos is regarded as one of the top diving coaches in the nation, and will enter his 28th season as the diving coach for both the men's and women's programs in 2012-2013. The current NEWMAC Men's Diving Coach of the Year, Avdoulos has coached countless All-New England and All-American divers, as well as several National Champions. Read more
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| Phone: 413.748.3445