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Gymnastics Floor Exercise

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Gymnastics Floor Exercise
This photograph shows (right) Mimi Murray, who was the head coach of the Springfield College women's gymnastics team from 1968-1974, helping Lori Tranghese (class of 1981) with her form.
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
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Mimi Murray Collection
Springfield College
Springfield College--Gymnastics
Springfield College--Gymnastics--Women
Springfield College--Sports
Springfield College--Sports--Women
Springfield College--Alumni and alumnae
Springfield College--Faculty
Murray, Mimi
Tranghese, Lori A.
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
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In 1978, Tranghese was All-American for floor and all-around. Under Murray the team went undefeated, and her all-season record at Springfield College was 37-0. During her first year, Springfield College hosted and won the National Collegiate Women's Championship (Division I, II, and III). They also won five of six Eastern Regional Championships and two other National Championships. Murray coached the USA Team to the World Games in Moscow and was named USA Women's Gymnastics Coach of the Year by Champion Athletic Co. In 1985, Coach Murray was named a pioneer in girls and women's sports in the United States by the Women's Sport Foundation.
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