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Women's Swimming and Diving Competes Against Keene State and Wheaton

Paige Rhodes Complete Results

Springfield, Mass. - November 17, 2012 - The Springfield College women's swimming and diving team hosted a tri-meet with Keene State and Wheaton on Saturday afternoon. The Pride bested Wheaton 247-44 and fell to Keene State, 181-119.

The 200 yard medley relay team of Kelsey Poole, Nicolle Stracqualursi, Molly Potter, and Mary Masayda were able to place second for Springfield in the first event of the day with a time of 1:49.90. Ashleigh Monroe was then able to place second for SC in the women 1000 yard freestyle with a time of 11:05.73.

Springfield freshman Callie Phillips was then able to take the women’s 200 yard freestyle with a time of 1:57.76.

Springfield took first, second and third in the women’s one meter diving as Paige Rhodes, Jennifer Thompson, and Melanie Avdoulos finished with scores of 236.65, 236.25, and 232.20, respectively.

Poole then won the women’s 100 yard butterfly with a time of 1:00.73 for the women’s team. In the three-meter diving event, Thompson won with a national-qualifying score of 294.55, followed by Rhodes (260.55), and Kyra Breitweister (216.75).

Callie Phillips also won the 200 yard IM for Springfield with a time of 2:14.28.


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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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