Men's Swimming and Diving Drops Final Dual Meet of Season to Amherst, 164-121
Springfield, Mass. - February 3, 2013 - In its final dual meet of the season, the Springfield College men's swimming and diving team dropped a 164-121 decision to Amherst College on Sunday.
Kenny Pancoast had a strong showing on the diving boards, breaking the 300-point barrier twice. He won the one-meter with a national-qualifying score of 309.45, while taking third on the three-meter with a 325.35.
The Pride's 200 medley relay team of Travis Morse, Michael Normoyle, Nolan Manley, and Jason Scotto took second in 1:38.34.
Scott Peters was the runner-up in the 50 free with a 22.90, while in the 100 free John Vatkevich was second after touching in 1:03.15.
In the 100 back, Morse placed second in 54.67. Manley also placed third in the 100 fly in 55.30, and Scotto took third with a 5:03.18.
Head Coach 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 is regarded as one of the top diving coaches in the nation, and will enter his 29th season as the diving coach for both the men's and women's programs in 2013-2014. The current NEWMAC Women's and 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