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Date Nov. 6 Nov. 13 Nov. 17 Dec. 4 Dec. 5 Dec. 11 Dec. 11 Jan. 7 Jan. 8 Jan. 15 Jan. 22 Jan. 22 Jan. 25 Feb. 12 Feb. 13 Feb. 18 Feb. 19 Feb. 20

About Norwich University................................................2 Athletic Department Staff.................................................3 Sports Information...........................................................4 Norwich Coaching Staff....................................................5 Team Roster.........................................................................6 Player Profiles......................................................................7 2009-10 Season Statistics.................................................10 All Time Records......................................................10, 11

Quick Facts Location.......................................................Northfield, Vt. Nickname...................................................................Cadets Colors.............................................Maroon & Vegas Gold Affiliation............................................NCAA Division III Conference..........Great Northeast Athletic Conference President........................................Dr. Richard Schneider VP/Commandant of Cadets..............BG Michael Kelly Dean of Student Affairs............................Martha Mathis Athletic Director..................................Anthony Mariano Senior Women’s Administrator..............Amanda Cuiffo Head Athletic Trainer................................David Botelho Equipment Manager......................................Scott Mullen

Opponent Time/Result (M/W) at Potsda L, 201-80/L, 198-58 at Colby-Sawyer W, 192-78/L, 146-104 St. Michael’s W, 169-121/L, 212-56 at GNAC ‘ships N/A/5th of 6 at GNAC ‘ships N/A/5th of 6 Bentley L, 52-34/L, 97-22 Regis W, 65-18/L, 59-43 Colby L, 121.5, 83.5/L, 119-56 Bates L, 193-87/L, 227-33 Babson L, 146-96/L, 160-49 at Elms W, 106-13/L, 92-30 vs. Gordon @ Elms W, 94-28/L, 58-57 at St. Michael’s W, 195-100/L, 223-54 at NEISDA Diving Completed at NEISDA Diving Completed at NEISDA Swimming 4th (13)/18th (21) at NEISDA Swimming 4th (13)/18th (21) at NEISDA Swimming 4th (13)/18th (21)

BOLD denotes competition held at Norwich

Swimming & Diving Information Head Coach....................................................Laura Dunn Team Captain (Women)..............................Felicia Jones Team Captains (Men)................................Jason Leonard .........................................................................Kevin Weber .......................................................................Mike Zemanek Home Pool (Capacity)..............Plumley Armory (1,500)

Sports Information

Credits

Sports Information Director....................Charlie Crosby Assistant Sports Information Directors......Kelley Ruch .....................................................................Derek Dunning Sports Information Intern............................Matt Albury Sports Information Fax...............................802.485.2161 Sports Information Hotline....................877-683-8368

The 2010-11 Norwich University swimming & diving media guide is an official publication of the Norwich University Sports Information Office. The guide was written, edited and designed by Kelley Ruch, with assistance by Matt Albury and Charlie Crosby. Photography supplied by Jennifer Langille.

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About Norwich University Founded in 1819 by Captain Aldridge Partridge, Norwich University in nestled in the Green Mountains in Northfield, Vermont. Norwich is the nation’s oldest private military college. Today Norwich University offers educational opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students. The undergraduate experience offers a choice of being in the Corps of Cadets or as a civilian student. Both lifestyles are integrated within the classroom, athletic teams, and student organizations. Norwich’s undergraduate student population of 2000 hail from 40 different states and 20 foreign countries. Eighty-one percent of the 112 faculty hold terminal degrees. Norwich boasts a student to faculty ratio of 14:1 and is proud of its long tradition of excellence in teaching and personal attention given to students. Thirty academic programs, including a teacher/education licensure program, and four ROTC programs are offered. Norwich is the birthplace of teh ROTC program due to the innovative educational methods of Alden Partridge. As an NCAA Division III school, the University sponsors varsity athletic competition in men’s and women’s ice hockey, football, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, baseball, softball, men’s and women’s lacrosse, women’s volleyball, wrestling, men’s tennis and men’s and women’s swimming and diving, as well as men’s and women’s rugby. On campus, Norwich offers 80 clubs and organizations including academic and professional societies, special interest clubs and a range of religious, military and community service organizations. Under its School of Graduate Studies, Norwich offers 10 online graduate degrees at the Master’s level and one certificate program. Enrollment in the graduate school is 1200 students. Norwich University is located in Northfield, Vt., just 15 miles from Montpelier, the state capital. 2010-11 Norwich Swimming & Diving

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Notable Alumni Gen Gordon R. Sullivan, USA (Ret.) ’59 US Army Chief of Staff, 1991-95 Pierson G. Mapes ’59 Former President, NBC Television Douglas M. McCracken ’70 Former CEO, Deloitte Consulting Brig. Gen. Jesus A. Manguel, USA ’59 Chief Operating Officer, National Industries for the Blind Maj. Gen. Russell Todd, USA ’50 President Emeritus, Norwich Univ. William N. Preismeyer ’67 CEO, Cymbet Corporation; Former CEO, Jostens, Inc. Jay. S. Witzel ’70 President & CEO, Carlson Hotels Emily Caruso ’00 Member, U.S. Shooting Team for 2004 & 2008 Olympic Games Allen Doyle ’71 Two-time U.S. Senior Open Champion

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Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Tony Mariano 485.2230 Assistant Athletic Director/SWA Amanda Cuiffo 485.2590 Administrative Assistant Cathy Diego 485.2230 Sports Information Director Charlie Crosby 485.2011 Asst. Kelley Ruch 485.2241 Asst. Derek Dunning 485.2902 Intern Matt Albury 485.2160 Head Athletic Trainer David Botelho, ATC 485.2236 Asst. Nicole Therrien, ATC 485.2236 Asst. Amelia Taylor, ATC 485.2236 Asst. Rob Moylon, ATC 485.2236 Strength & Conditioning Coach Jeff Kruger 485.2693 Equipment Manager Scott Mullen 485.2247 Asst. Brent Maxfield 485.2247

Varsity Coaches Baseball: John Rhoades 485.2238 Men’s Basketball: Paul Booth 485.2239 Women’s Basketball: Mark Zacher 485.2229 Cross Country: Ramsay Paulwan 485.2272 Football: Shawn McIntyre 485.2233 Men’s Ice Hockey: Mike McShane 485.2242 Women’s Ice Hockey: Mark Bolding 485.2302 Men’s Lacrosse: Neal Anderson 485.2230 Women’s Lacrosse: Beth Van Parys 485.2847 Men’s Rugby: Bob Weggler 485.2237 Women’s Rugby: Austin Hall 485.2921 Men’s Soccer: Kyle Dezotell 485.2240 Women’s Soccer: Beth Van Parys 485.2847 Softball:Greg McGrath 485.2121 Swimming & Diving: Laura Dunn 485.2507 Volleyball: Amanda Cuiffo 485.2590


Athletic Department Staff Anthony Mariano

Amanda Cuiffo

Director of Athletics

Associate Director of Athletics Senior Women’s Administrator

Well into his fourth decade of service to Norwich University, Tony Mariano continues to provide leadership to a Norwich athletics program that has attained unprecedented levels of success. The 2003-04 season was arguably the finest in school history as all 16 varsity sports teams competed in postseason action, highlighted by the football team's first bowl game appearance in 20 years, and the men's ice hockey team competing in its sixth Division III "Frozen Four." Additionally, the Norwich men's rugby team qualified for the 16-team USA Rugby Collegiate Championship for the first time in program history. Mariano is in his 18th year as the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, after spending his first 16 seasons in Northfield as a coach. He was head men's soccer coach from 1978-84, before being named head men's ice hockey coach in 1982. Under Mariano's guidance, the Norwich men's ice hockey team made its first postseason appearance in 1984, and went on to appear in seven ECAC tournaments and earn two NCAA Championship berths. Mariano stepped down as head coach in 1992 when he assumed his current duties as athletic director. Mariano is a 1974 graduate of St. Lawrence University with a degree in physical education. He received his master's degree from Norwich in 1975. Tony and his wife Gail reside in Northfield. Their son, Tom, is an assistant hockey coach at Hobart.

Amanda Cuiffo is in her sixth year as an administrator and coach in the Norwich University athletic department. She was elevated in 2010 to Associate Director of Athletics after serving for five years as an assistant athletic director and the senior woman administrator. Cuiffo also serves as head coach of NU’s women's volleyball program. In her role as Associate Director of Athletics, Cuiffo oversees the following sport programs: women’s soccer, women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s swimming and diving, women’s rugby, softball and women’s basketball. Cuiffo is also the assistant director of compliance, she monitors contest scheduling, she oversees event management and she is responsible for aspects of student-athlete affairs to include supervision of Norwich’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and coordination of Norwich’s CHAMPS/Life Skills Program. Prior to arriving at Norwich, Cuiffo served as the head women's tennis coach at Brandeis University and the assistant volleyball coach at Bentley College. Cuiffo also assisted the volleyball team at Smith College as well as the tennis and squash teams at Amherst College, while completing her graduate work at Smith. Cuiffo graduated magna cum laude from Colby College in 2002. While at Colby, Cuiffo captained the volleyball team during both her junior and senior years and was a four-time team MVP. She was named All-New England “Rookie of the Year” in 1998, David Botelho and was twice selected to the All-NESCAC second team. Cuiffo Head Athletic Trainer also competed for two years on Colby’s tennis team, captaining the squad during her senior year. Cuiffo went on to graduate magna David Botelho is in his 16th season as cum laude from Smith College, earning a M.S. in Exercise and the head athletic trainer at Norwich Uni- Sport Studies. versity, while serving as a clinical instructor in the athletic training education Scott Mullen program at NU. Equipment Manager Botelho came to Norwich from Hampton University where he served four Scott Mullen begins his seventh season years in the same capacity. at Norwich. A 1984 graduate of NU, Botelho is a 1989 graduate of Rhode Island College with Mullen previously served for 13 years as a degree in physical education and a minor in psychology. He the assistant equipment manager at earned a master's degree in education with an emphasis in athletic Dartmouth, where he worked with a vatraining at Old Dominion University in 1991. He also taught classes riety of Ivy League championship teams. in the prevention and care of athletic injuries at Hampton and Mullen and his wife Mellissa are the ODU. Botelho is certified by both the National Athletic Trainers proud parents of two children, Shawn (15) and Sarah (11). In his Association (NATA) and the American Red Cross. Botelho resides in Essex Junction with his wife Gayle, and free time, Mullen enjoys exercising and spending time with his family. their sons Jake, Brady and Dylan.

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Sports Information Charlie Crosby

Kelley Ruch

Director

Assistant Director

Charlie Crosby is in his sixth year in the Norwich University athletic department, and his first as the sports information director. Crosby previously served as the Director of Major Gifts in the NU Office of Institutional Advancement. Before that, he was a sales manager for LeCroy, a New York-based firm that designs, builds and sells digital high-speed oscilloscopes. Crosby is a 1963 graduate of Norwich University. He was a member of both the baseball and rifle teams at NU during his college days. In 2001, he was inducted into the Norwich Hall of Fame. Crosby and his wife Carole reside in Northfield. They have two daughters and two granddaughters.

Kelley Ruch enters her first year as an assistant director of sports information at Norwich University. She is the primary contact for men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball, and men’s and women’s lacrosse. Ruch is a 2009 graduate of Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont. Upon graduating, she was the Sports Information Intern for her alma mater, where she assisted with the daily coverage and media relations for the College’s 21 varsity sports. Ruch was a four-year starter for the women’s soccer team at Saint Michael’s. She also served as the online editor of the College’s newspaper, The Defender, and interned in the sports information office in the fall of 2008. At the end of her senior year, she was awarded the George “Doc” Jacobs Award, which is given to the student-athlete who makes an outstanding contribution to the Saint Michael’s College athletic program.

Matt Albury 2010-11 Intern

Derek Dunning

Matt Albury has been hired as a sports information intern for the academic year 2010-2011. He will assist Norwich sports information director Charles Crosby and assistant directors Derek Dunning and Kelley Ruch in the day-to-day operations of the office. Albury will be responsible for multiple duties including acting as the primary statistician for the majority of sports, producing game day programs, and assisting with website maintenance. He will serve as the primary contact for men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s rugby, wrestling, men's and women's swimming and diving, women’s lacrosse and baseball. Albury, a 2010 graduate of Norwich, spent the previous four years as an undergraduate assistant in the sports information office.

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Assistant Director Derek Dunning is in his first year as an assitant director of sports information. He is the primary contact for the men's and women's ice hockey teams, men's and women's cross country, and assists with football. He graduated from the State University of New York at Oswego in 2009 with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and an athletic coaching minor. While at Oswego, he wrote for the Oswegonian school newspaper as well as the student-run television station, WTOP where he provided color commentary and in-game analysis for hockey broadcasts. Dunning was a three-year member of the cross country team and interned with the Oswego State Hockey Blueline Club assisting with marketing, media guide sales, and gameday management as well as with the Palladium-Times daily newspaper. Before coming to Norwich, he has served as the USCHO.com Division III Women's Correspondent since 2007 and worked as a sports reporter for the Leader-Herald daily newspaper in Gloversville, N.Y.

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Norwich Coaching Staff Laura Dunn Head Coach Laura Dunn enters her third season at the helm of the Norwich University Swimming and Diving Program. The North Pomfret, Vt., native started swimming year-round at the age of eight, when she joined the North Country Aquatic Club (NCAC). A graduate of Woodstock Union High School, Dunn was a multiple Vermont state record-holder as a swimmer for the Woodstock Recreational Department. Dunn was a four-year varsity member of the swim team at the College of Wooster, earning recognition as an All-American three times (1998, 1999, 2000). She was a former school record-holder in the 200-yard freestyle and as a member of multiple relays. Dunn began her coaching career at Orrville YMCA before moving on to Colby-Sawyer College a year later. As an assistant she helped guide the Charger program in its infancy from 2001-03 while simultaneously working for the North Country Aquatic Club. Dunn left her position at Colby-Sawyer after being elevated to head assistant coach for the NCAC. While at the NCAC Dunn worked at the University of Texas at Austin swim camp in the summers of 2003 and 2004. While there she worked with some of the top swimming coaches in the country, including the most recent U.S. men’s Olympic coach. Dunn arrived at NU in the fall of 2005 as an assistant to head coach Steve Looke. She received the NEISDA Championship “Men’s Coach of the Year” award in 2007. Dunn has been the coach for most of the team records on the men’s record board.

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2010-11 Roster MEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING TEAM NAME CL. EVENT HOMETOWN Patrick Bowden Fr. Breast/IM Cumberland, Maine Peter Bue Sr. Back/Free Tynsboro, Mass. Robert Coleman So. Dive --------------------John Erdeski Fr. Back/Free Stamford, Vt. Andrew Grubbs So. Distance York, Pa. Chris Hevey So. Breast/IM Biddeford, Maine Chad Jeffers Fr. Breast/Free Dracut, Maine Brian Kamp Sr. Distance/IM Santa Claus, Ind. Brandon Kelly Fr. Fly Centreville, Md. Ben Kinsley So. Back Williston, Vt. Jason Leonard Jr. Fly Jackson, N.J. Blaise Maio Fr. Free Liverpool, N.Y. Matt Minch So. Free Inwood, W. Va. Matt Morris Fr. Breast Houston, Texas Derek Mullen So. Breast Farmington, Conn. Stephen Resto Fr. Dive Montgomery, N.Y. David Rhoden So. Dive Farmington, Conn. Tyeim Sackey Fr. Free East Hartford, Conn. Gunnar Tonnesen Fr. Free/Fly Norwich, Conn. Adam Vaughn Fr. Breast Glendale, Ariz. Kevin Weber Jr. Fly Stephentown, N.Y. Sam Weiner Jr. Breast Haverhill, Mass. Mike Zemanek Jr. Distance Voorheesville, N.Y. Head Coach: Laura Dunn (Wooster ’00), Third Season Captains: Jason Leonard, Kevin Weber, Mike Zemanek WOMEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING TEAM NAME CL. EVENT HOMETOWN Mary Andreo Jr. Free Bedford, N.H. Sarah Gardner Sr. Free Sanford, Maine Felicia Jones Jr. Back/Free Sherburne, N.Y. Janice Knoop Jr. Fly Cicero, N.Y. Bria Polacek Fr. Free Cross Plains, Wis. Victoria Sabel Fr. Free/Breast Plainville, Conn. Giovanna Stein Fr. Free Sao Paulo, Brazil Anne Marie Vayda Sr. IM/Breast South Burlington, Vt. Head Coach: Laura Dunn (Wooster ’00), Third Season Captains: Felicia Jones 2010-11 Norwich Swimming & Diving

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2010-11 Cadets Peter Bue Senior Back/Free Tynsboro, Mass.

Brian Kamp Senior Distance/IM Santa Claus, Ind.

Jason Leonard Junior Fly Jackson, N.J.

Kevin Weber Junior Fly Stephentown, N.Y.

Sam Weiner Junior Breast Haverhill, Mass.

Mike Zemanek Junior Distance Voorheesville, N.Y.

Robert Coleman Sophomore Dive

Andrew Grubbs Sophomore Distance York, Pa.

Chris Hevey Sophomore Breast/IM Biddeford, Maine

Ben Kinsley Sophomore Back Williston, Vt. 7

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2010-11 Cadets Matt Minch Sophomore Free Inwood, W. Va.

Derek Mullen Sophomore Breast Farmington, Conn.

David Rhoden Sophomore Dive Farmington, Conn.

Patrick Bowden Freshman Breast/IM Cumberland, Maine

John Erdeski Freshman Back/Free Stamford, Vt.

Chad Jeffers Freshman Breast/Free Dracut, Maine

Brandon Kelly Freshman Fly Centreville, Md.

Blaise Maio Freshman Free Liverpool, N.Y.

Matt Morris Freshman Breast Houston, Texas

Stephen Resto Freshman Dive Montgomery, N.Y.

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2010-11 Cadets Tyeim Sackey Freshman Free East Hartford, Conn.

Gunnar Tonnesen Freshman Free/Fly Norwich, Conn.

Adam Vaughn Freshman Breast Glendale, Ariz.

Sarah Gardner Senior Free Sanford, Maine

Anne Marie Vayda Senior IM/Breast South Burlington, Vt.

Mary Andreo Junior Free Bedford, N.H.

Felicia Jones Junior Back/Free Sherburne, N.Y.

Janice Knoop Junior Fly Cicero, N.Y.

Bria Polacek Freshman Free Cross Plains, Wis.

Victoria Sabel Freshman Free/Breast Plainville, Conn. 9

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Statistics & All-Time Records Giovanna Stein Freshman Free Sao Paulo, Brazil 2009-10 Season Statistics Schedule & Results Date Nov 7, 2009 Nov 14, 2009 Nov 18, 2009 Jan 9, 2010 Jan 9, 2010 Jan 10, 2010 Jan 12, 2010 Jan 12, 2010 Jan 16, 2010 Jan 23, 2010 Jan 23, 2010 Jan 26, 2010 Feb 19, 2010 Feb 20, 2010 Feb 21, 2010

Opponent SUNY Potsdam Colby-Sawyer St. Michael's at Bates vs. University of New England @ Bates at Colby at Bentley vs. Regis @ Bentley at Babson at Gordon vs. Elms @ Gordon at St. Michael's at NEISDA Swimming Championships at NEISDA Swimming Championships at NEISDA Swimming Championships Home games in bold. * = Conference games.

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Score L, 150-138 W, 178-57 L, 154-134 L, 70-50 W, 97-22 L, 112-56 L, 146-117 W, 86-37 L, 147-119 W, 102-17 W, 68-54 L, 184-109


Records Holders Men's Swimming & Diving

Women's Swimming & Diving

Event 50 Free 100 Free 200 Free 500 Free 1000 Free 1650 Free 50 Fly 100 Fly 200 Fly 50 Back 100 Back 200 Back 50 Breast 100 Breast 200 Breast 100 IM 200 IM 400 IM 200 Free Relay:

Record Holder Time Year Chris Prybella 21.42 2009 Chris Prybella 47.28 2009 Palmer Lewis 1:43.51 1982 Palmer Lewis 4:36.41 1982 Palmer Lewis 9:34.80 1982 Palmer Lewis 15:54.57 1982 Chris Prybella 24.18 2009 Joe Schweitzer 53.30 1980 Joe Moeller 1:59.14 2008 Ben Courtney 24.99 2008 Ben Courtney 53.16 2008 Ben Courtney 1:58.19 2008 Justin Chapman 28.17 2005 Daryl Morse 1:01.01 1995 Daryl Morse 2:12.29 1995 Mike Boys 55.96 1999 Joe Moeller 2:02.19 2009 Joe Moeller 4:19.71 2008 Warner, Zilinski, Courtney, Prybellla 1:28.14 2006 400 Free Relay: Prybella, Kenia, Courtney, Bue 3:13.43 2008 800 Free Relay: Courtney, Kenia, Prybella, Moeller 7:16.13 2008 200 Medley Relay: Courtney, Chapman, Moore, Zilinski 1:38.50 2005 400 Medley Relay: Courtney, Chapman, Moore, Zilinski 3:39.67 2005 1M VOL Kris Thayer 176.63 1998 1M OPT Kris Thayer 251.55 2000

Event Record Holder Time Year 50 Free Rachel Gaidys 24.64 2000 100 Free Lynn Kucera 53.75 1988 200 Free Lynn Kucera 1:58.95 1988 500 Free Kelly Chiffer 5:26.17 1999 1000 Free Kelly Chiffer 11:10.11 1998 1650 Free Kelly Chiffer 18:37.47 1999 50 Fly Lynn Kucera 26.68 1988 100 Fly Lynn Kucera 58.11 1988 200 Fly Jill Hartsock 2:11.15 1998 50 Back Jill Hartsock 28.87 1998 100 Back Jill Hartsock 1:01.27 1998 200 Back Jill Hartsock 2:12.68 1998 50 Breast Marcy Allen 31.61 1993 100 Breast Marcy Allen 1:08.28 1993 200 Breast Marcy Allen 2:26.42 1993 100 IM Alex Evans 1:03.60 1998 200 IM Alex Evans 2:16.06 1998 400 IM Jill Hartsock 4:44.31 1998 200 Free Relay Gaidys, K Brown, Hartsock, Chiffer 1:43.02 1999 400 Free Relay Growick, Gaidys, Hartsock, Chiffer 3:45.48 1999 800 Free Relay Metzler, L Brown, Growick, Hartsock 8:23.02 1997 200 Medley Relay Hartsock, Chiffer, Evans, Gaidys 1:55.52 1999 400 Medley Relay Evans, Chiffer, Hartsock, Gaidys 4:14.44 1999 1M VOL Katie Witryk 190.28 2004 1M OPT Katie Witryk 226.43 2006

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