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The York College women's lacrosse team is now alone in second place in the Capital Athletic Conference.

The Spartans, ranked No. 15 in NCAA Division III, downed St. Mary's (Maryland), 15-9, at Kinsley Field in York.

Both teams entered at 5-1 in CAC play. Salisbury leads the CAC at 8-0. Both York and St. Mary's are now 11-4 overall.

Jayme Verman (three goals, one assist), Allison Kolacy (goal, three assists), Katelyn Cattrano (three goals), Brittany Noel (three goals), Rachel Saks (two goals, assist) and Sarah Castle (goal, two assists) pace the York offense.

Charlotte Wright made four saves to get the win in goal, improving to 10-3.


Miller, Boslough honored by CAC: York College senior distance runner Jess Miller has been named the CAC Women's Track and Field Runner of the Week.

Miller broke the CAC and school records in the 10,000 meters at the Bison Outdoor Classic in 37 minutes, 17.88 seconds, surpassing the previous CAC mark set in 2006 and breaking her own school record of 39:17.20 set in 2013. Her time is the 16th best time in the nation and ranks first in the CAC by a margin of 4:40 seconds.

York College senior golfer David Boslough was named the CAC Golfer of the Week.

Boslough returned to the Spartan lineup after completing his spring internship with the Charlotte Hornets. He was York's top finisher at the Glenmaura Collegiate Invitational. Boslough shot a 77 in Sunday's opening round. He followed that with a 4-over-par 75 to finish eighth in the 60-player field at Glenmaura National Golf Club.

For the season, Boslough leads the Spartans with a 76.9 stroke average. He has two top-five finishes and four top-10 finishes in seven events this year.

Spartans lose big against Salisbury in men's lacrosse: A rough first half proved too much for York to overcome as it fell to the Salisbury Sea Gulls in men's lacrosse on Wednesday, 19-6. The Spartans found themselves down 17-0 at halftime and then surrendered the first two goals of the second half before finally finding the back of the net. Tyler Hutson had a four-goal night for York, which dropped to 9-7 overall and 5-2 in the CAC. Salisbury improved to 12-4 and 8-0.

Penn State York swept in baseball doubleheader: The Local Lions dropped both games of a baseball doubleheader to Penn State Hazleton, losing the first game 6-5 and the second one 10-2 on Wednesday. In the first game, PSY gave up two runs in the top of the seventh to see its 5-4 advantage erased and couldn't rally in the bottom half of the inning. In the first game, Luke Knott went 3-for-4 with an RBI for PSY, while Thomas Taylor, Levi Stein and David Fillman each had two hits and one RBI. Tyler Spencer had two hits for PSY in the second game.