Former York College shortstop Jeff Young (Wilmington, DE/Brandywine) signed a professional contract with the Kalamazoo Kings on Friday morning. Young, a four-year starter for the green and white, just wrapped up his Spartan career in May at the NCAA Tournament.
York College senior right-handed pitcher Chris Brower (Mont Clare, PA/Spring-Ford) was named the 2006-07 Capital Athletic?Conference Co-Male Scholar Athlete-of-the-Year as announced by the conference office recently. Brower shared the award with Mary Washington basketball player Justin Baker and it marks the third straight year a Spartan has earned the award as Brandon Bushey captured the honor in 2004-05 and 2005-06.
Senior captains Chris Brower and Jeff Young were selected to the 2007 ABCA All-South Region squads as announced by the ABCA. Brower and Young combined to lead the Spartans to a record of 32-14 in 2007.
The Ferrum College Panthers eliminated the York College Spartans 17-9 in the 2007 NCAA Division III Ferrum Regional on Saturday morning in Ferrum, VA. The Spartans conclude their campaign with a stellar mark of 32-14.
The York College baseball team avoided elimination for a second time in as many games as the Spartans sent Capital Athletic Conference rival Salisbury University home with a 4-3 victory on Friday morning in the NCAA tournament at Ferrum College.
The York College Spartans continued to battle elimination as they remained alive in the 2007 NCAA Division III Tournament with a 5-1 victory over Methodist University in tournament action on Friday evening.
The York College baseball team hammered the Villa Julie Mustangs, 21-0, in an elimination game at the NCAA Division III Baseball Tournament Ferrum Regional on Thursday afternoon. The green and white exploded for 22 hits after struggling offensively in recent games.
The York College Spartans battled two foes during Wednesday's NCAA Tournament opening round game. The Ferrum Panthers and the rain. Both of their opponents earned a win as the Panthers defeated the Spartans 10-2 in Ferrum, VA. The rain cost the Spartans a dynamic first four innings from ace Chris Brower.
The York College baseball team ended their 2007 campaign with a doubleheader split against North Carolina Wesleyan on Sunday afternoon in Rocky Mount, NC. The Spartans captured game one, 6-1, before the Bishops battled back to win game two, 6-2. The Bishops end the season with a mark of 28-16 while the green and white conclude the regular season with a record of 29-12.
Johns Hopkins catcher Rob Sanzillo hit a solo home run in the top of the ninth inning to give the visiting Blue Jays a 7-6 regional victory over York College on Wednesday afternoon in York. The Spartans fall to 28-10 with the setback while the 16th-ranked Blue Jays head into the Centennial Conference championship tournament with a record of 30-8.
Sophomore second baseman Ryan Craig stroked a game-winning single in the bottom of the eighth, plating Ryan Poff, as the Spartans defeated Christopher Newport 6-5 on a sun-drenched Sunday afternoon in York.