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Shaw Earns All-America Honors At NCAA Championship

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ATLANTA, Ga., March 22, 2003 - Springfield College freshman diver Mike Shaw (Westfield, Mass.) earned All-America honors to lead the Pride to a 16th-place finish with a total of 58 points at the NCAA Divison III Men's Swimming and Diving Championships at Emory University in Atlanta.

Shaw finished third on the three-meter board (463.85 points) and sixth in the one-meter dive (418.35). Senior Dan Bartholomew (Willits, Calif) placed 15th on the three-meter board (375.15 points) and 16th on the one-meter (345.15 points).

SC sophomore Louis Arruda (W. Warwick, R.I.) placed ninth in the 200 freestyle (in a school record time of 1:41.20), 19th in the 200 butterfly (1:54.92) and 21st in the 500 freestyle (also a school-record time, 4:40.64). Freshman Dan Moran (Wilbraham, Mass.) finished 12th in the 200 butterfly (1:53.72).

SC's 800-yard freestyle relay team of Arruda, Moran, senior Craig Dolan (Edison, N.J) and sophomore Blake Leshnick (Suffern, N.Y.) swam to an 11th-place finish in a time of 6:56.03. This same team took home a 21st-place finish in the 200 yard medley relay (1:37.49).
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