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Men's Swimming and Diving Downs Union, 162-79; Falls to Hartwick, 122-119

Final Team Scores

Complete Meet Results

ONEONTA, N.Y., January 6, 2007 - Springfield College senior tri-captain Paul McCloskey (Brookfield, Conn.) captured the 100 free (49.34), the 500 free (4:52.53) and the 1,000 free (10:17.25) as the Pride defeated Union College, 162-79, and was edged by host Hartwick College, 122-119, in a tri-meet this afternoon at Moyer Pool.

Another individual winner for SC in the swimming events was freshman Ryan Mackstutis (Torrington, Conn.) with a time of 2:18.95 in the 200 breaststroke event. With the split in today's meet at Hartwick, the Pride moves to 3-4 overall on its 2006-2007 campaign.

First-year Matt Fitzgerald (Pelham, N.H.) captured first place in the three-meter dive with a final tally of 216.15 points, as classmate Jonathan Alberghini (Cumberland, Maine) also took home a first-place performance, but on the one-meter board with 215.65 points.

Next up for SC in the '07 portion of its schedule will be when it hosts New York University (NYU) this Saturday afternoon, January 13th, in a 1:00 p.m. start at the Art Linkletter Natatorium.


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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 will enter his 29th season as the diving coach for both the men's and women's programs in 2013-2014. The current NEWMAC Women's and Men'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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