Spartans Struggle Sunday, Fall to Third at CAC Championships

Spartans Struggle Sunday, Fall to Third at CAC Championships

HAMPSTEAD, MD-The York College golf squad finished a disappointing third of five teams at the inaugural Capital Athletic Conference golf championships at Piney Branch Golf Club in Hampstead, MD. Nationally ranked Wesley earned the first team championship with a two-day score of 632 as they shot 317 on Saturday followed by a 315 on Sunday. Villa Julie finished second, jumping over the Spartans on Sunday, as they shot a total of 653. The shot 324 on Saturday and followed that with a 329 on Sunday. After the Spartans shot 321 on Saturday, they ballooned to a 343 on Sunday, costing them a shot at the runner up position. Marymount finished fourth while Hood placed fifth.

The Spartans had two players earn All-CAC honors, as both were second team selections. Shane Bernard (Churchville, Md./C. Milton Wright) finished sixth with a score of 161. Bernard shot 83 on Sunday after shooting 83 on Saturday. Senior Sean Leitzell (New Cumberland, Pa./Susquehannock) finished eighth as he finished with a two-day total of 163. Leitzell shot 83 Sunday after an 80 on Saturday.

Junior Jimmy DeCastro (Berkeley Heights, N.J./Gov. Livingston) just missed out on earning All-CAC accolades, as he placed 11th, two strokes out of an all-conference berth. DeCastro shot 81 on Saturday followed by an 87 on Sunday for a two-day total of 168.

Sophomore Cody Trabert (York, Pa./Central York) rounded out the Spartan scorers as he finished tied for 14th with a total of 172. Trabert shot 82 on Saturday but struggled with a 90 on Sunday.

The Spartans finished the season with an overall mark of 105-40-2.