Brad Wenzel again came through in the clutch for the York College baseball team on Monday.

The Spartans' top hitter in several categories, Wenzel drilled a two-out, bases-loaded single to right-center field in the bottom of the 10th inning against visiting Johns Hopkins. The hit scored two runners and gave York a walk-off 6-5 win in extra innings. Wenzel went 3-for-5 with the two RBIs, a run scored and a double in the come-from-behind victory. Leadoff man Andrew Hershey (2-for-3, two runs scored, double) and third baseman Scott Steffy (2-for-5, run scored) also had a pair of hits for the Spartans.

The win improves York's overall record to 23-7. The Spartans, ranked No. 23 in the latest NCAA Division III rankings, have three weeks of non-conference regular-season games left on the schedule as they aim to pad their overall record in the hopes of securing an at-large bid to the NCAA D-III tournament.

Monday's game was York's first since losing back-to-back games Saturday by a combined three runs in the double-elimination Capital Athletic Conference Tournament.

York took an early 1-0 lead Monday in the first inning against Johns Hopkins (18-13) before falling behind 3-1 through four innings. The Spartans tied it with a pair of runs in the fifth and took the lead again with a run in the seventh. But Hopkins tied it with a run in the ninth and went ahead by a run in the top of the 10th before York answered in the bottom half of the frame.


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York's starting pitcher Dan Gurganus tossed nine innings, allowing four runs (three earned) on nine hits with six strikeouts and no walks. Reliever Tyler Alexander (1-1) got the win despite giving up a run on two hits and a walk in the 10th.

York is now to 7-3 in one-run games this season. The Spartans next travel to Montclair (N.J.) State (15-14) on Tuesday before returning home for a doubleheader Saturday against Southern Virginia (5-24).

Men's lacrosse: York sophomore Josh Kluver was named the CAC Men's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week after powering the Spartans' defense to a pair of CAC wins to secure the No. 2 seed for the upcoming CAC Tournament. Against St. Mary's, Kluver forced six caused turnovers and scooped up six ground balls. He added a caused turnover in the Spartans' road win at CNU. York, currently ranked No. 15 in the latest NCAA D-III rankings, next plays in the CAC semifinals on Saturday at a time to be determined. The Spartans (14-3 overall) will host the winner of Christopher Newport (10-5) and Mary Washington (13-2).

Women's lacrosse: York senior Erica Mulford was named the CAC Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week after pouring in nine goals as the Spartans went 2-0 to capture the No. 2 seed in the upcoming CAC Tournament. In the win over St. Mary's, Mulford notched three goals with a ground ball. She followed that with six goals on seven shots in the 15-10 win at Christopher Newport on Saturday. She finished the week with nine goals on 14 shots, two ground balls and a caused turnover. York (13-3), ranked No. 13 in the latest NCAA D-III rankings, next plays Saturday in the CAC semifinals at a time to be determined, hosting the winner of Marymount (8-7) and Mary Washington (12-4).