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Women's Swimming and Diving Tops Holy Cross, 126-116, in Season Opener

Complete Meet Results

WORCESTER, Mass. – October 25, 2007 – The Springfield College women's swimming and diving team opened up the 2007-08 campaign with a 126-116 victory over Holy Cross on Wednesday evening.

Emily Sheehan (Erin, N.Y.) and Moira Price (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) each recorded a pair of individual victories in the meet. Sheehand took the 1000 freestyle in a time of 11:06.08 and the 500 freestyle in 5:28.67. Price, an All-American, won the 50 freestyle with a time of 25.37 and the 200 breaststroke in 2:27.33.

Erin White (Glastonbury, Conn.), also an All-American, swept the diving events with wins in the 1-meter (236.10) and 3-meter (226.47). Melissa Nelson (Wallingford, Conn.) placed second in the 3-meter (224.32), Meghan Kijanka (Methuen, Mass.) finished in third (214.72).

Kallie Pottle (Brewer, Maine) also touched first in the 200 backstroke with a time of 2.15.45. for the Pride.

Springfield returns to action on Saturday when it takes on Central Connecticut and Southern Connecticut.

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