Thompson Garners NEWMAC Women's Diver of the Week Honors
Babson Park, Mass. - November 6, 2012
- Junior Jennifer Thompson
was named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Diver of the Week after a pair of standout performances to begin the season.
The Cheshire, Conn. native has had a great start to the season as she has recorded three national qualifying scores through the first two meets of the season.
In the Pride's opener against Holy Cross, she won the one-meter with a 251.46 before qualifying for nationals on the three-meter with a winning score of 271.95. In a tri-meet with URI and Coast Guard, Thompson posted the top score on the one-meter board, a national qualifying mark of 263.5. Thompson was also tops on the three-meter board, registering another national mark of 270.90.
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 is entering his 28th season as the diving coach for both the men's and women's programs in 2012-2013. 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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| Phone: 413.748.3445