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SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Nov. 20, 2004 – Springfield College freshman Dana Allen (Agawam, Mass.) won the three-meter diving competition for the fourth-consecutive meet with a score of 245.85 as the Pride fell to Middleburry 184-116 at Linkletter Natatorium. Allen also scored 230.54 points to place second in the one-meter diving.

SC senior All-American captain Megan Skinner (Acton, Mass.) won the 200 back (2:15.27) and the 500 free (5:12.77). Senior Victoria Dennis (Willington, Conn.) came out victorious in the 100 back (1:04.18).

On the men's side, Springfield College junior All-American Mike Shaw (Westfield, Mass) won both the one- and three-meter diving events for the fourth-consecutive meet to lead the Pride to a 174-122 victory over Middlebury.

Shaw posted national qualifying scores of 291.30 in the one-meter dive and 315.00 on the three-meter board. Senior captain Louis Arruda (West Warwick, R.I .) swam to victory in the 200 butterfly (1:58.65), 100 free (49.13) and 500 free (4:53.67). Arruda was also a part of the Pride’s winning 400-medley relay team along with freshman Roy Burch (Warwick, Bermuda), sophomore Ryan Mahoney (Westford, Mass.) and senior captain Jeff Doornweerd (Meriden, Conn.). Burch and Doornweerd were also a part of SC’s winning 200-free relay team, along with sophomores Paul McCloskey (Brookfield, Conn.) and Chris LeCompte (Londonderry, N.H.). Burch also posted first-place finishes in the 50 free (21.80) and 200 back (2:01.98).

Other first-place finishers for SC included captain Tim Ryan (Hatboro, Pa.) in the 400 individual medley (4:23.65) and junior Dan Moran (Wilbraham, Mass.) in the 200 free (1:47.72).

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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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