The Salisbury University Sea Gulls notched their second straight Capital Athletic Conference baseball title with a 4-0 win over the York College Spartans in Sunday's conference championship game in Salisbury, Md.

The Sea Gulls, who are ranked No. 4 in NCAA Division III, improved to 27-6, while the Spartans fell to 19-17.

The tournament title is the 11th for the Gulls. The Spartans' championship drought reached 14 seasons. York's last conference title was back in 1999.

The story of the game was the performance of Salisbury sophomore Brett Collacchi. The right-hander tossed a six-hit shutout. He struck out four and walked two. He improved 6-2 for the year.

Dan Gurganus suffered the loss, allowing four runs in four innings. Tyler Alexander tossed five shutout innings in relief for York, scattering three hits with a strikeout and a walk.

Nic Long led York with two singles, while Justin Cohen had York's only extra base hit with a ninth-inning double.

OTHER YORK COLLEGE NOTES

SOFTBALL TEAM SPLITS: The York College softball team split a doubleheader against Misericordia on Sunday in the final game of the regular season. The Spartans came from behind in Game 1 for a 9-8 victory in eight innings, but then fell 3-1 in the second game. The Spartans are 10-28 and Misericordia is 14-16. Payton Hill finished 3-for-5 in Game 1 for York, with one run scored and two RBIs. Hill, Sarah Harris and Aryn Johnston homered. Sara Thacker pitched 4Ò shutout innings in relief to get the win. In the second game, Thacker pitched a complete game and didn't allow any earned runs, but still took the loss.


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