YORK COLLEGE: Spartans grab men's lacrosse victory
The fourth-ranked York College men’s lacrosse team moved its record to 10-1 on the season with its 15-11 victory Wednesday on the road against St. Mary’s (Md.).
The win also pushes York’s Capital Athletic Conference record to 3-0.
Andrew Gamble scored a hat trick in the first quarter when the Spartans raced out to an early 5-0 lead. Gamble finished the game with four goals on four shot attempts.
Austin Glab finished with three goals and an assist for York. Goalie Caleb Abney picked up his ninth win of the year (9-0) by stopping 12 of the 22 shots he faced for the Spartans. York outshot its opposition 41-31, converted three of five man-up advantages and held a 40-35 margin in ground balls.
OTHER YORK COLLEGE RESULTS
Spartans sweep softball doubleheader at Albright: York’s Melissa Jurkiewicz was dominant in the circle as the Spartans' softball team claimed a 1-0 victory in the first game of a doubleheader at Albright. The hurler struck out five and gave up only three hits over seven innings to improve to 9-2. Miranda Shandy’s RBI single in the top of the fourth inning scored Jurkiewicz for the deciding run. In the second game, York busted out the bats to score a 13-2 victory in six innings. Shandy’s three-run homer was the offensive highlight. Jurkiewicz tossed three innings of relief of starter Jenny Coyle, giving only two hits before collecting her second victory of the day to move to 10-2.
York falls in women's lacrosse: After holding a 2-1 halftime lead, York College broke down defensively before falling to St. Mary's (Md.) in women's lacrosse, 5-4. In fact, York scored the first two goals after the break to lead 4-1 midway through the second half. No. 19 St. Mary’s (11-1, 2-1 CAC), however, was able to score the upset of No. 7 York (7-4, 2-2 CAC) by then rattling off four unanswered goals. York was led by goals from Caitlin Rankin, Katherine Burk, Claudia DiVenti and Jordan Cassella.
Spartans suffer baseball loss: At St. Mary’s City, Maryland, the hosts broke the game open by scoring six runs in the bottom of the fifth inning en route to a 10-8 triumph over York in baseball action. Steve Miller led the way for York, going 2 for 4 with three RBIs and a run scored. Chris Wolf took the loss on the mound for the Spartans. Wolf tossed 3.1 innings in relief of starter Jeff Noss and gave up five earned runs on four hits. He also walked a pair and struck out a pair.