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No. 6 York men's lacrosse team moves to 9-1 on season

STAFF REPORT
  • The York College men's lacrosse team defeated Frostburg State on Wednesday, 6-5.
  • The win gave the sixth-ranked Spartans their fifth consecutive win and improved their record to 9-1.
  • The Spartan women lost 9-5 to Gettysburg College in a top-10 showdown.

The nationally-ranked York College men's lacrosse team improved to 9-1 on the season on Wednesday.

York College's Matt Whitcher (33) tallied a team-high three points in the Spartans' 6-5 win over Frostburg State on Wednesday. Amanda J. Cain photo

Leading by as much as 6-2 against Frostburg State, the Spartans' performance tailed off in the final 10 minutes of the fourth quarter. They surrendered three unanswered goals before holding on for a 6-5 victory at Kinsley Field.

The contest was the Capital Athletic Conference opener for York, which is ranked No. 6 in NCAA Division III. York also extended its winning streak to five games. The Bobcats fell to 5-3 overall and 1-1 in the CAC.

York got two goals from Cameron Leech, while Matt Whitcher had a goal and two assists. Goalie Landry Marshall had his work cut out for him, stopping 16 of the 21 shots put on target.

Spartan women drop top-10 showdown: The York College women were also in action, hitting the road for a top-10 clash against Gettysburg College.

Entering the game at No. 9 in NCAA D-III, the Spartans fell short vs. the second-ranked Bullets, dropping a 9-5 result.

After both teams opened the game with goals early in the first half, Gettysburg (7-0) took control, scoring four times in a 110-second span to carry a 5-1 lead into halftime.

Melissa Meehling scored twice for York (4-2), while Meghan Fox, Devin Hursey and Regan Cook each tallied goals. Steph Colson scored three goals to lead Gettysburg, all coming in succession during the Bullets' 4-0 run to close out the first half.