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URI Tops Women's Swimming and Diving, 165.5-131.5

Kaitlin Reilly Complete Results

Kingston, R.I. - November 14, 2009 - The Springfield College women's swimming and diving team dropped its first meet of the season as it fell to Division I-foe, the University of Rhode Island, 165.5-131.5, on Saturday afternoon.

Meghan Sisson touched first in the 1000 yard freestyle in a time of 10:58.08 and placed third in the 500 yard freestyle with a time of 5:25.59.

Meredith Trumbull took the top spot in the 400 yard IM touching in at 4:53.99 and tied for second in the 200 yard butterfly with a time of 216.502. Teammate Kaitlin Reilly continued her early season success by placing first in the 100 yard butterfly with a 1:01.27 mark. Reilly also took third in the 200 free in 1:59.64.

On the 1-meter board, the Pride swept the event with Meghan Kijanka finishing first with a score of 233.70. Teammates Michelle Reggio and Courtney Keefe rounded out the sweep with scores of 231.52 and 210.45 respectively.

In the 3-meter event, Reggio and Kijanka swapped places with Reggio claiming the top spot with a score of 261.07 while Kijanka finished in second with a 226.80.

The Pride return to the Art Linketter Natatorim on Saturday when it hosts both Keene State and Wheaton at 1:00 pm


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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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