Rough first frame plagues York College in loss to Rowan


A big first inning from the Rowan University baseball team led it to a win over York College on Sunday afternoon.

Kennard-Dale graduate Collin Crowell dives back into first base on a pickoff attempt. Crowell had two hits for York College, but it lost the game, 8-4, to Rowan University. Dawn J. Sagert photo

The Profs (12-6) struck for four runs in the top of the first en route to an 8-4 win over the Spartans (9-5). The loss was just the second one in the last seven games for York.

Spartans' starter Andrew Ross didn't make it out of the second inning, allowing five earned runs on eight hits and a walk in 1 2/3 innings.

While four different York hitters each drove in a run, Christian Bilan led the team with a three-hit performance. The only other Spartan to record multiple hits in the game was Kennard-Dale graduate Collin Crowell, who was 2 for 5.

York golf team takes 13th at McDaniel Invitational: The York College men's golf team had a difficult time navigating the Bridges Golf Club over the weekend during the McDaniel Spring Invitational.

The Spartans placed 13th out of 18 teams, shooting a two-day team score of 658, 82-strokes over par.

Franklin & Marshall won the tournament with a plus-46 score, holding off Rosemont by three strokes.

Individually, Morgan Uhlick was York's top finisher, tying for fourth with a two-day score of 154 (76-78), good for a plus-10 finish. He was four strokes back of Gettysburg College's Dane Sethre-Hofstad, who shot plus-six to take the individual crown.