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Women's Swimming and Diving Breezes By Smith, 171-117

Kellie Pennington Complete Results

Northampton, Mass. - November 6, 2012 - The Springfield College women's swimming and diving team breezed past New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) foe Smith College, 171-117, in a dual meet on Tuesday evening.

The Pride opened the meet with a win in the 200 medley relay, with Kelsey Poole, Nicolle Stracqualursi, Kellie Pennington, and Amanda Shaw cruising to a win in 1:55.74.

Springfield had the top three finishers in the 200 free, led by Poole's winning time of 2:00.66. In the 100 back, Stephanie Antonellis touched first in 1:05.90, while Pennington was victorious in the 100 breast with a 1:11.58.

Shaw claimed first in the 50 free, recording a 26.50, and Pennington took another individual win in the 100 free after touching in 55.01.

In the 200 back, Poole earned another win after blowing past the competition in 2:13.12, winning by nearly nine seconds. Stracqualursi touched first in the 200 breast with a 2:36.64, while Callie Phillips motored to first place in the 500 free with a time of 5:19.46. She also swam the fastest time of the evening in the 200 IM, recording a 2:17.29.

In the diving events, Springfield once again was strong as it had the top three scores on both boards. On the one-meter, Jennifer Thompson recorded a winning mark of 252.60 before posting a national-qualifying score of 270.90 on the three-meter board.

The Pride closed out the meet touching first in the 400 free relay after Poole, Shaw, Ashleigh Monroe, and Pennington combined to swim a 3:45.28.

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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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