Men's Swimming & Diving Fall in Tri-Meet at Union
Schenectady, N.Y. -- January 7, 2012 -- The Springfield College men's swimming & diving team lost a pair of competitions today in a tri-meet at Union College. The Pride fell to Union and Hartwick, despite a pair of individual second-place finishes from diver Kenny Pancoast.
The SC men lost to host Union, 145-98. They also lost to Hartwick, 177-66.
For the Pride, Pancoast, a junior from Monroe, Conn., scored 273.90 points in finishing second in the 3-meter diving. He also placed second in the 1-meter diving event with 262.30 points.
SC also took a second in the 400-yard freestyle relay with the quartet of senior Scott Mackstutis (Torrington, Conn.), junior Scott Peters (Glastonbury, Conn.), junior Nolan Manley (Monson, Mass.), and sophomore Jason Scotto (Southbury, Conn.) in a time of 3:19.43.
Next Saturday (Jan. 14), SC will compete at NYU at 12 noon.
Head Coach John Taffe
John Taffe enters his 24th season in 2012-2013 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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| Phone: 413.748.3169
Diving Coach Peter Avdoulos
Peter Avdoulos is regarded as one of the top diving coaches in the nation, and will enter his 28th season as the diving coach for both the men's and women's programs in 2012-2013. The current NEWMAC 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