Springfield, Mass. November 6, 2010 The Springfield College mens swimming and diving team improved to 2-0 on the season with their second straight win at the Art Linkletter Natatorium on Saturday afternoon. The Pride outscored the visiting University of Rhode Island, 152-127.
Tim Ramos picked up an early win for the Pride as he emerged victorious in the 1000 yard freestyle, touching in 10:33.54, more than 13 seconds ahead of his closest competitor. Springfield saw a multiple winner in swimmer Nolan Manley for the second consecutive week. Manley took the 200 yard freestyle in 1:48.98, and the 100 freestyle in 0:49.35. In the 200 yard backstroke, the Prides Travis Morse took home first with a time of 2:04.17, rounding out the hosts swim event winners for the meet.
In diving, Springfields Kenny Pancoast swept both the one-meter and three-meter events. In the one-meter, Pancoast finished with a score of 264.60, before he followed that performance up in the three-meter event with a 282.75.
The Pride men head to Norton, Mass. in two weeks for a tri-meet with Wheaton College and Keene State. That meet will begin at 1:00 pm.