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Women's Swimming and Diving Wins Final Relay to Defeat Previously Unbeaten NYU, 124-119

Kallie Pottle Complete Results

Springfield, Mass. -- January 17, 2009 -- Sparked by the winning meet-ending 200-yard relay, the Springfield College women's swimming and diving team defeated NYU this afternoon, 124-119, at Springfield's Art Linkletter Natatorium.

The final relay determined the winner of the meet. Springfield trailed 119-113 entering the 200-yard relay, but its "A" squad touched out with a time of 1:41.34. NYU's "A" squad finished with a time of 1:44.21. Coming through for SC was the quartet of Kelly Kopac, Jaclyn Van Waalwijk, Caroline Kosciusko, and Aimee Doe.

The first relay, the 400-yard medley, was also a key component in Springfield's team victory. That quartet of Kallie Pottle, Moira Price, Kaitlin Reilly, and Kosciusko, finished with a time of 4:04.42. NYU finished with a time of 4:07.16.

Other winners for Springfield included Doe in the 100-yard free (55.64) and the 200-yard free (1:59.19), Reilly in the 50-free (25.61), Price in the 200 IM (2:14.22) and 100-yard breast (1:09.93), and Michelle Reggio in the 1-meter dive (269.46 points).

Tomorrow, Springfield will travel to MIT to face a pair of NEWMAC foes in MIT and Coast Guard at 1 pm.


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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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