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Women's Swimming and Diving Cruises Past Hartwick and Union

Kelsey Poole Complete Results

Oneonta, N.Y. - January 5, 2013 - The Springfield College women's swimming and diving team cruised past both Union and Hartwick in a tri-meet on Saturday. The Pride eased past Hartwick, 153-83 and handled Union, 141-87.

Callie Phillips was tremendous as she picked up three victories, winning the 200 free in 1:59.41, touching first in the 200 IM in 2:14.04, and taking the 500 free in 5:14.97.

In the opening race of the day, Kelsey Poole, Nicolle Stracqualursi, Molly Potter, and Amanda Shaw posted a winning time of 4:09.70 in the 400 medley relay.

Kellie Pennington sprinted to a winning time of the 50 free in 24.39, and claimed first in the 100 free with a 54.19. Poole was first in the 200 back after touching in 2:11.88, and took second in 2:01.42 in the 200 free.

In the 1,000 free, Ashleigh Monroe, touched second in 10:59.27, while Potter placed second in the 200 fly with a 2:17.45.

Jennifer Thompson was first on the one-meter board with a national qualifying score of 262.85. Teammate Paige Rhodes placed second after scoring a 219. Thompson also won the three-meter with a national qualifying mark of 288.45. Rhodes was also second with a 248.

The Pride closed out the meet with the fastest time in 400 free relay as Monroe, Mary Masayda, Shaw and Pennington combined for a 3:47.74.

Springfield will compete again next Saturday when it hosts NYU.


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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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