Spartans Split Saturday Tri-Meet with Gallaudet and Marymount

YORK, PA-The York College women’s swim team split their Saturday tri-meet as they defeated Gallaudet 79-14 but falling to Marymount 63-28. The Spartans are now 2-1 overall and 2-1 in the CAC. The Saints improve to 4-0 overall and 4-0 in the conference while Gallaudet is now 0-4 overall and in the league.

The meet opened with the 400 medley relay team of Tristen Zeigler (Coatesville, Pa./Coatesville), Pam Tobin (Estell Manor, N.J./Holy Spirit), Laura McCray (Laurel, Md./Laurel), and Anne McElwee (Wilmington, Del./Concord) earning one first and one second with their combined time of 4:31.83.

Sophomore Kaitlin Crean (Fairfield, Conn./Fairfield Warde) earned a first and a second in the 1000 freestyle as she completed the race with a time of 11:47.86. Teammate Alison Beverly (Andover, N.J./Newton) earned a second and a third in the same race with a time of 12:21.67.

In the 200 freestyle, junior Bridget Miller (Wilmington, Del./St. Mark's) notched a third and a first in the event with a time of 2:07.50. In the 50 free, sophomore Ashley Stanton (Columbia, Md./Hammond) recorded a third and a first as she touched the wall in a time of 27.41. Kristen Leonard (Herndon, Va./Herndon) followed Stanton with a second and a fourth with a time of 28.07.

McCray recorded yet another first and third for the Spartans, this one came in the 200 IM as the senior recorded a time of 2:25.32. Sophomore Molly Wasik (York, Pa./Spring Grove) finished just behind McCray with a time of 2:29.68. McCray notched a pair of seconds in the 200 fly as she finished the race with a time of 2:23.73. Fellow Spartan McElwee placed third with a time of 2:40.20.

Miller and Stanton were strong in the 100 free. Miller finished first and third in the race with a time of 59.80 while Stanton placed second and fourth, covering the distance in a time of 1:00.19.

Wasik posted a first and a second in the 200 backstroke, posting a time of 2:24.92 in the race. Crean posted a first and third in the 500 free as she clocked in with a time of 5:51.59.

Colleen Nolan (Annandale, Va./Annandale) earned a double-win in the 200 breaststroke as she completed the race in a time of 2:46.74.

The 400 free relay team of Stanton, McElwee, Miller, and Wasik notched a double win with a time of 4:00.99 in their race.

The Spartans return to action on Wednesday evening when they host Elizabethtown College in a non-conference meet. The meet is scheduled to start at 6:00 pm.