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Wantz and Mann Capture Saturday Championships

Photo courtesy of the Capital Athletic Conference
Photo courtesy of the Capital Athletic Conference

ST. MARY'S CITY, MD – The York College women's swim team continued their strong showing at the 2019 Capital Athletic Conference championships as they remained firmly entrenched in second place through day three of the championships.

York has accumulated 564 points as they trail front-running Mary Washington by 76 points. The Green and White hold a 293 point lead over third place St. Mary's.

Senior Madeline Mann earned a win in the 200 freestyle as she touched the wall first with a time of 1:53.13. Junior Justine Wantz picked up a win in the 100 backstroke as she clocked in with a time of 57.17.

 

First Place Finishers

Madeline Mann – 200 freestyle (1:53.13)

Justine Wantz – 100 backstroke (57.17)

 

Second Place Finishers

Julia Trudel – 400 IM (4:32.21)

400 Medley Relay (Justine Wantz, Kristin Bria, Alyssa Coon, Adrianna Ayala) – 3:59.32

 

Third Place Finishers

Adrianna Ayala – 200 freestyle (1:56.76)

 

Other Top Eight Spartan Finishers

4. Caitlin Campbell – 100 backstroke (1:01.58)

5. Andrea Sturgis – 200 freestyle (1:57.89)

5. Kristin Bria – 100 breaststroke (1:08.69)

6. Alyssa Coon – 100 butterfly (1:00.36)

6. Jennifer Strine – 100 breaststroke (1:09.56)

6. Emma Balderson – 100 backstroke (1:01.90)

7. Elli Hausamann – 400 IM (4:49.77)

8. Reilly Kobus – 200 freestyle (2:01.65)

8. Julia Bogdanski – 100 backstroke (1:02.91)

 

Notes:

Junior Justine Wantz set a new school record in the 100 backstroke as she notched a time of 57.17 … that time was just .02 seconds of breaking the conference and meet record … Wantz has now won the CAC 100 backstroke title two years in a row … Senior Madeline Mann earned her first 200 freestyle CAC championship … junior Julia Trudel crushed her own school record in the 400 IM with a time of 4:32.21.

 

Up Next

The Spartans conclude the Capital Athletic Conference championships on Sunday. The preliminaries start at 10:00 am and Sunday's finals will start at 4:30 pm.