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Thompson Earns NEWMAC Diver of the Week Honors

Thompson Earns NEWMAC Diver of the Week Honors Wellesley, Mass. - November 15, 2011 - Springfield College sophomore Jennifer Thompson was selected as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Diver of the Week after an impressive showing in the Pride's dual meet win over Smith on Saturday.

Thompson, a product of Cheshire, Conn. finished first in the 1-meter dive with a point total of 251.15, and also won the 3-meter dive with a score of 273.20. With her score on the three-meter, Thompson qualified for the nationals in that event. Last season at the NCAA Championships, Thompson finished fourth in the country on the three-meter board.


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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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