Wasik, King Post Victories But Saints Down Spartans

ARLINGTON, VA – The York College women’s swimming team dropped a 166-94 result to Capital Athletic Conference foe Marymount University Saturday afternoon in Arlington, Va. The Spartans fall to 1-1 (1-1 CAC) on the year while the Saints open the season at 1-0 (1-0 CAC).
     The green and white captured a trio of wins on the day, with junior Molly Wasik (York, Pa./Spring Grove) notching two of those victories. Wasik touched the wall first in the 100 backstroke, coming in with a time of 1:05.60. The junior also landed a first-place spot in the 200 backstroke, finishing the race with at 2:20.47.
     Sophomore Lisa King (Bel Air, Md./C. Milton Wright) secured a first-place finish for the Spartans when she won the 200 butterfly with a time of 2:22.12. King also grabbed a second-place spot in the 100 butterfly clocking in at 1:04.80, while taking third in the 400 IM with a time of 5:13.02.
     Junior Kaitlin Crean (Fairfield, Conn./Fairfield Warde) notched a pair of runner-up finishes, coming in second in the 500 and 1000 freestyle events. Crean posted a 5:49.12 in the 500 and an 11:47.90 in the 1000.
     In the 200 freestyle, freshman Michaela Guild (Laurel, Md./St. Vincent Pallotti) placed second in the 200 freestyle while junior Ashley Stanton (Columbia, Md./Hammond) finished third in the event with times of 2:06.11 and 2:07.31 respectively. Stanton placed third again in the 50 freestyle with a 27.16.
     Senior Colleen Nolan (Annandale, Va./Annandale) registered two third place finishes. Nolan’s 1:16.76 was the third-best mark in the 100 breaststroke while her 2:26.76 in the 200 breaststroke was also good for third.
     York swimmers also finished third in the 100 and 500 freestyle. Freshman Kaitlin Estes (Athens, Pa./Athens Area) came in third in the 100 touching the wall at 59.13. Sophomore Alison Beverly (Andover, N.J./Newton) recorded a third spot for the Spartans with her 5:50.35 time in the 500.
     The green and white returns to the pool on Wednesday, November 5, when they travel to Elizabethtown for a 6:00 pm match-up with the Blue Jays.

Photo courtesy of Eric Linsley