Spartans With a Tie and Two Losses in Home Meet

Spartans With a Tie and Two Losses in Home Meet

YORK, Pa. – The York College men's swimming team competed against St. Mary's University, Susquehanna University and Dickinson College on Saturday afternoon.

The Spartans tied with St. Mary's 102-102 while they dropped a 110-94 decision to Susquehanna and a 128-76 loss to Dickinson.

Sophomores Cody Latchford (New Castle, Del./William Penn) and Shane Bonner (Ridley Park, Pa./Ridley) lead the way for the Spartans with strong races.

Latchford was impressive in the 200 yard freestyle finishing in first place with a time of 1:51.30. He also had a third place finish in the 200 yard backstroke recording a time of 2:04.82.

Bonner raced extremely well in the sprint distances. He earned a first place finish with a time of 49.33 in the 100 yard freestyle. In the 50 yard freestyle he came in second with a time of 22.10.

The Green and White also did a great job in the relays. Coming in second place in the 400 yard medley relay with a time of 3:48.47 was Latchford, Andy Woods (Dover, Pa./Dover Area), Tyler Ziegler (Coatesville, Pa./Coatesville Area Senior) and Stephen Wheeler (Glen Oaks, N.Y./St. Francis Preparatory). In the 400 yard freestyle relay the Spartans earned a first place finish swimming the race in 3:21.34. Bryant Hughes (Middletown, Del./Caravel Academy), David Altobelli (Silver Spring, Md./James Hubert Blake), Woods and Bonner made up the relay team.

The Spartans return to action on Saturday afternoon at 2:00 pm when they host Washington & Jefferson.