Wantz Wins Again as Spartans Finish Second at CAC Championships

Wantz Wins Again as Spartans Finish Second at CAC Championships

ST. MARY'S CITY, MD – The York College women's swimming squad finished second overall at the 2018 Capital Athletic Conference championships as the meet closed on Sunday evening in St. Mary's City, Maryland.

The Spartans finished the championship meet with 815 total points, finishing second to Mary Washington as the Eagles totaled 913 points. The second place for the Spartans marked the third straight year that the Spartans have finished second in the conference.

Frostburg state finished third with 401 points while St. Mary's (365 points), Marymount (345 points), and Salisbury (254 points) closed out the tournament field.

Sophomore Justine Wantz earned her second individual title as she was victorious in the 200 backstroke. Freshman Adrianna Ayala earned her third runner-up finish of the championship as she was second in the 100 freestyle. Amanda Bley earned a second place finish in the 1650 free.

The 400 freestyle relay closed out the Spartan championships in style with a win as the foursome of Ayala, Rachel Spaulding, Andrea Sturgis and Danielle Werner combined to post a time of 3:32.25.



First Place Finishes (First Team All-CAC)

Justine Wantz – 200 Backstroke (2:05.24)


Second Place Finishes (Second Team All-CAC)

Amanda Bley – 1650 Freestyle (17:53.99)

Adrianna Ayala – 100 Freestyle (52.40)


Third Place Finishes

Andrea Sturgis – 1650 Freestyle (18:03.00)

Danielle Werner – 100 Freestyle (53.05)

Jenna Hufnagle – 200 Butterfly (2:10.93)


Swimmers Who Made the Finals (4th Through 8th)

Kate McConaghy – 4th in the 200 Butterfly (2:14.45)

Rachel Spaulding – 4th in the 100 Freestyle (54.06)

Kacey Banks – 5th in the 200 Butterfly (2:15.08)

Caitlin Campbell – 6th in the 200 Backstroke (2:14.20)

Elli Hausamann – 7th in the 1650 Freestyle (18:50.41)

Leilani Garcia – 7th in the 200 Breaststroke (2:34.42)

Jennifer Strine – 8th in the 100 IM (1:03.35)

Margaret Stein – 8th in the 100 Freestyle (55.45)

Jennifer Strine – 8th in the 200 Breaststroke (2:37.69)


Relay Finishes

400 Freestyle Relay – 1st / Adrianna Ayala, Rachel Spaulding, Andrea Sturgis, Danielle Werner (3:32.25)


Up Next

The championship concludes the Spartan campaign. York will say goodbye to six seniors as Rachel Spaulding, Danielle Werner, Kate McConaghy, Samantha Hay, Alex Bowman and Kacey Banks have concluded their Spartan careers. The seniors combined to earn three Capital Athletic Conference second place finishes.