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UMW Roundup: Men’s soccer, volleyball, swimming
FROM STAFF REPORTS
York scored four minutes into the game and went on to beat the visiting University of Mary Washington 5–0 Saturday and win its fourth straight Capital Athletic Conference men’s soccer title.
Justin Facer, Antonio Bua, Austin Johnson, Jake Hower and Brendan Saberton scored for the Spartans (18–2–2). Goalies Tyler Back and Jack Eaton combined to make seven saves for the Eagles (12–8–1), who enjoyed their most successful season since 2006.
In veteran UMW coach Dee Conway’s final game, the Eagles fell 26–24, 25–16, 25–15 at Salisbury in the CAC semifinals.
Kayla Crawford led UMW (12–13) with 10 kills, while Kaitlynn Wickersham added eight kills and seven digs. Maggie Parrish contributed 20 assists and Christine Tran posted eight digs.
Conway, the only volleyball coach in UMW history, won 456 wins in 26 seasons. She will remain with the school as softball coach.
The Eagles men’s and wo-men’s swimming teams beat visiting York in a CAC dual meet. UMW’s women won every race in a 210–52 victory; the men won, 201–61.
Double winners for UMW’s women included Jessica Singer in the 200-yard freestyle (1:59.93) and 500 free (5:25.37); Amber Kerico in the 100 breaststroke (1:09.49) and 100 butterfly (1:00.24), and Robin Brazier in the 200 backstroke (2:13.06) and 200 IM (2:16.69).
Zach Eisig swept the men’s 1,000 free (10:12.33) and 500 free (4:57.03). Jack McHugh took the 200 free (1:51.92) and Sean Mayer the 100 back (55.36).
The Eagles will compete Friday at Randolph–Macon.