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YORK COLLEGE: Red Lion grad Posey scores OT winner for Spartans' field hockey team

STAFF REPORT
YorkDispatch

Ali Posey played the hero on Wednesday afternoon for the York College field hockey team.

The Red Lion High School graduate not only kick-started the Spartans' 4-0 scoring run to end the game, but she also scored the game-winning goal in overtime, giving York (5-2) the 6-5 overtime win over McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland.

Her game-winner came just under eight minutes into the overtime period. Before that, she scored her first goal of the game with just more than 18 minutes to play, pulling the Spartans to within 5-3 of the Green Terror (5-2). That sparked the team's 4-0 run, erasing the 5-2 deficit and capturing the win.

Beth Patrick and Holly Martin each had a goal and an assist for York.

OTHER YORK COLLEGE NOTES

Pair of Spartans earn conference recognition: Two York College athletes have earned weekly honors from the Capital Athletic Conference. York freshman Tyler Newton was named CAC Golfer of the Week after recording an average of 74.5 strokes per round in two tournaments. York freshman Rachel Wagner was selected as the CAC Women's Tennis Player of the Week after compiling a 6-0 combined singles and doubles mark in her first three career matches.

Women's soccer team triumphs: Caitlin Rankin and Emily Huey scored just a minute and six seconds apart to turn a scoreless game into a 2-0 victory for the York College women's soccer team over visiting Juniata on Wednesday. York improved to 2-4. Goalkeeper Kate Lutte needed only two saves to earn the clean sheet.

Women's volleyball team swept: York was swept in a women's volleyball match against McDaniel on Wednesday, 23-25, 20-25, 20-25. Kelly Cavey had a team-high 10 kills, while Katherine Graziano (17) and Brooke Krebs (13) combined for 30 digs. York fell to 5-11.