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Swimming and Diving Falls in Division I Meet at URI

Final Team Scores

Individual Results

KINGSTON, R.I., November 12, 2005 - Springfield College senior All-American Sarah Strout (Boothbay, Maine) won the 1000 freestyle (10:43.32), as her classmate, Naomi Shencavitz (Oneonta, N.Y.), won the three-meter dive (218.47), but it was the Division I University of Rhode Island which beat the Pride, 186-113, on Saturday afternoon (Nov. 12) in Kingston, R.I.

Other first-place finishers for the Pride women included freshmen Moira Price (Berkeley Heights, N.J.), in the 100 breaststroke ( (1:10.46) and Kristen Schadow (Ballston Spa, N.Y.), in the 200 butterfly (2:12.56).

On the men's side, senior All-American Mike Shaw (Westfield, Mass.) took first in both the one- and three-meter dives, scoring 282.45 and 253.87 points, respectively, but the University of Rhode Island edged the Pride, 158-142, on Saturday afternoon (Nov. 12) in the same meet.

Sophomore All-American Roy Burch (Warwick, Bermuda) won both the 100 backstroke (55.45) and 50 freestyle (21.80) events, as senior All-American Dan Moran (Wilbraham, Mass.) also took home a first-place finish in the 200 butterfly (1:59.55). The other first-place finisher for the Pride on the men's side was senior Ross Craig (Brookfield, Conn.), as he won the 100 butterfly event (55.61).

Next up for SC is its season-opener, as the men and women will host Wheaton College in a 1:00 p.m. meet at Art Linkletter Natatorium on Saturday afternoon, November 19.


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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 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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