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Pennington Earns NEWMAC Women's Swimmer of the Week Honors

Kellie Pennington Springfield, Mass. - November 4, 2013 - Kellie Pennington (Monson, Mass.) was chosen as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Swimmer of the Week.

Pennington has had a strong start to her senior season. In a tri-meet with Coast Guard and URI, she won three individual events to lead the way as she captured the 200 free in 1:57.93, was victorious in the 50 free with a 24.12, touched first in the 100 free in 52.92 and was a member of the winning 200 free relay 1:38.33.

In the season-opening win at Holy Cross, Pennington took first in both the 50 freestyle (24.35) and the 100 freestyle (54.17).

Springfield is 2-1 to start the season and will compete again on Saturday, hosting MIT at 1:00 p.m.

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Head Coach John Taffe

John Taffe John Taffe enters his 25th season in 2013-2014 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 Peter Avdoulos is regarded as one of the top diving coaches in the nation, and is entering his 29th season as the diving coach for both the men's and women's programs in 2013-2014. The current NEWMAC Men's and Women'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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