Men's And Women's Swimming & Diving Sweep Union, Hartwick
, Jan. 8, 2005– Springfield College junior All-American Mike Shaw (Westfield, Mass.)
won both the one- and three-meter diving events to the lead the Pride to victories over Hartwick and Union in men’s swimming & diving this afternoon at Linkletter Natatorium.
The SC men beat Hartwick, 147-91, and defeated Union, 142-94 to improve its dual-meet record to 5-1. Union beat Hartwick, 135-105.
Shaw posted scores of 294.00 in the one-meter dive and 314.00 on the three-meter board. Senior captain Louis Arruda (West Warwick, R.I.)
swam to victory in the 200 free (1:46.47) and 500 free (4:56.09). Other individual first-place finishers for SC included senior captain Tim Ryan (Hatboro, Pa.)
in the 200 individual medley (2:04.04), and junior Dan Moran (Wilbraham, Mass.)
in the 1,000 freestyle (10:04.71)
On the women’s side, SC senior All-American Megan Skinner (Acton, Mass.)
placed first in the 200 free (1:58.67) and the 500 free (5:16.73) as the Pride improved its mark to 3-4 with two wins.
SC beat Hartwick, 183-58, and edged Union, 126.5-116.5.
SC senior Andrea Babcock (Wayland, Mass.)
was first in the one-meter diving competition with 237.45 points, followed freshman teammate Dana Allen (Agawam, Mass.)
, who scored 235.45. Other individual winners were senior Tori Dennis (Willington, Conn.)
, who won the 200 backstroke (2:16.93), and junior Emily Phillips (North Windham, Conn.)
, who swam to first in the 100 free (55.72).
Men’s Swimming & Diving
Springfield College 147, Hartwick 91
Springfield College 142, Union 94
Union 135, Hartwick 105
Women’s Swimming & Diving
Springfield College 183, Hartwick 58
Springfield College 126.5, Union 116.5
Union 153, Hartwick 75
Head Coach 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 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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| Phone: 413.748.3445