Women's Swimming Team (c. 1977-1978)
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This is the Springfield College women’s swimming team from the 1977-1978 academic year. According to the 1978 Massasoit, the student-athletes are [front row, left to right] Coach Valerie Turtle, Deb Kinney, Darby Reid, Tina Gomez, Nancy Webb (co-captain), Bonnie Morse (co-captain), Kim Wiezbicki, Mary D’Zurilla, Melinda Cram, Assistant Coach Roy Demauney, Laurie Mackson, Wendy Oxholm, Peggy Maloney, Beth Ford, Robin Stupack, Sandy Healy, Hoppy Sanford, Barb Bailey, Joy Green, Cheryl Poirer, Ann Subrizi, Frank Simeone, Karen Drake, Elaine Cadigan, Linda Theibe, Lynn DeViney, Emily Ward, Joan Imken, Susan Burney, Susan Shaw, Anne Beese, Pat Barrett, Carolyn Gordon, Cathy Mulder, Lisa Raccaro, Pat Tinghino, and Lisa Coletta. The yearbook doesn’t indicate when the rows shift and one name appears to be missing. The following is the team’s entry in the 1978 Massasoit: “With ‘Go 4 It’ as their slogan, Coach Val Turtle and the 1977-78 Women’s Swim Team had a successful season despite a final record for 4 and 5. The final score of the meets do not actually show how well the team swam individually. Led by Co-Captains Bonnie Morse and Nancy Webb, the women went into the season to defend their New England Championship. Unfortunately, the flu hit hard, and SC came home with a 6th place finish. There were many SC records broken during the season, by Bonnie Morse and Cheryl Poirer. Coach Turtle saw strong swimming in Kim Weizbicki, Tina Gomez, Barb Bailey, Joy Green, Joan Imken, and Deb Kinney. Along with these, there were many other high spots on the line-up that will be valuable in the future.”
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- Women's Swimming Team (c. 1977-1978). 1977-1978. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/7977. (Accessed June 19, 2018.)
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- (1977-1978) Women's Swimming Team (c. 1977-1978). Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/7977
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