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Men's Swimming and Diving Receives Academic Recognition From CSCAA

CSCAA Swimming Academic Honors Springfield, Mass. - July 30, 2013 - The Springfield College men’s swimming and diving team was named a Scholar All-America Team announced by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).

The CSCAA bestows Team Scholar All-America honors to each college and university swimming and diving program who achieve a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The 2012-13 Springfield squad achieved a 3.15 GPA.

After individually qualifying for the NCAA championships in an event while posting a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher, Kenny Pancoast was named a First Team Scholar All-America. Additionally, John Vatkevich, Nolan Manley, and Padraic Smith earned honorable mention Scholar All-America status.

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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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E-Mail | Phone: 413.748.3169

Diving Coach Peter Avdoulos

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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E-Mail | Phone: 413.748.3445

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