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Both York College lacrosse programs advance to the Capital Athletic Conference Tournament

April 26, 2018
The York College lacross programs have completed a highly successful regular season.

The York College lacrosse programs have completed a highly successful regular season and both teams are high seeds in the upcoming Capital Athletic Conference tournament.

The Spartan men’s team sits 15-1 overall and a perfect 8-0 in the CAC. The second-ranked Spartans are the CAC’s top seed and will have home-field advantage as long as they are in the tournament.

The Spartans enter the conference tournament having won a school-record 12 straight games. Juniors Thomas Pfeiffer and Hunter Davis lead the Spartans in scoring as Pfeiffer has 70 points on 43 goals and 27 assists while Davis has 36 goals and 15 assists for 51 points.

The Spartan offense is the top group in the CAC at 15.71 goals per game while their defense also tops in the league as York sports a 5.94 goals against average. Senior goalie Landry Marshall owns a .546 save percentage and 5.54 goals against average.

The Spartan women’s squad finished up their regular season with a nine-game win streak. The Spartans enter the tournament with a record of 13-3 overall and 7-1 in the CAC. York will be the league’s number two seed and host a CAC semifinal game on Wednesday, May 2.

The Spartans are led by a quartet of high scoring players. Sophomore Meghan Fox leads the team with 54 points on 44 goals and 10 assists. Fellow sophomore Devin Hursey is right behind her with 28 goals and a team-high 24 assists for 52 points. Sophomore Regan Cook has added 32 points and 11 assists for 43 points. Junior Caitlin Rankin has 37 points on 33 goals and four assists. The Spartans are the highest scoring team in the CAC with 14.88 goals per game. The Spartan defense is ranked second in the league at 7.59 goals against per game. Junior Nicole Clauter, the reigning CAC Player of the Year, is having another outstanding year as she leads the league in draw controls.

The men’s lacrosse CAC semifinals will be held on Tuesday, May 1. The Spartans will host the winner of Saturday’s Frostburg State and Southern Virginia first-round game. Second-seeded Salisbury will host the winner of Christopher Newport and Mary Washington first-round game.

On the women’s side, the Spartans will host the winner of Mary Washington and Marymount in the semifinals on Wednesday, May 2. Game times for each of the semifinal games will be determined on Monday, April 30.

To read more information visit www.ycpspartans.com.

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