January 25, 2008

Spartans End Season with Tough Loss at Ursinus

COLLEGEVILLE, PA-The York College women’s swim dropped a 113-92 decision at Ursinus College on Friday night in Collegeville, PA. The meet concludes York’s regular season campaign as the Spartans went 6-7 for the year. The Bears improve to 4-5 with their Friday night win.

The Spartans began the night with a second and third place finish in the 200 medley relay, picking up six points in the process. Sophomore Kaitlin Crean (Fairfield, Conn./Fairfield Warde) recorded a runner-up finish in the 1000 free as she notched a time of 11:56.09.

Bridget Miller (Wilmington, Del./St. Mark's) and Laura McCray (Laurel, Md./Laurel) placed second and third in the 200 freestyle. Miller’s time was 2:07.20 while McCray clocked in with a 2:07.30.

After Ursinus finished one-two in the 50 free, the Spartans’ Molly Wasik (York, Pa./Spring Grove) posted a win in the 200 IM as she posted a time of 2:24.97 while McCray finished third in the race. McCray got right back into the pool and finished second in the 100 fly while teammate Jen Ehrenreich (Cherry Hill, N.J./Bishop Eustace) placed third in the event.

York swept the top three spots in the 100 free with Miller earning the win, Ashley Stanton (Columbia, Md./Hammond) placing second and and Allison Blaszky (Stony Brook, N.Y./Ward Melville) finishing third.

Wasik picked up a second place finish in the 100 backstroke as she finished with a time of 1:06.20.

Ursinus picked up 14 points in the 500 free as they finished first, second and fifth in the event. The Bears continued to build on their lead with a first and a second in the 100 breaststroke while Spartan junior Colleen Nolan (Annandale, Va./Annandale) placed third.

The Spartans got 11 points in the final race of the day as the foursome of Stanton, Kristen Leonard (Herndon, Va./Herndon), Wasik, and Miller combined to win the 200 freestyle relay with a time of 1:48.91.

The Spartans return to action on Friday, February 15 when they travel to the Capital Athletic Conference championships at St. Mary’s College in St. Mary’s City, MD.

GAME BOX

Photo courtesy of Eric Linsley 

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