2011-12 York College Baseball News

May 31, 2012
Tretter Named ABCA First-Team All-South Region
York College senior centerfielder Steve Tretter earned ABCA (American Baseball Coaches Association) First-Team All-South Region accolades as recently announced by the organization.

May 18, 2012
Baseball Program Announces Summer Camp Dates
York College baseball head coach Mike Scappa has released the dates for the two Spartan summer baseball camps.

May 10, 2012
Three Baseball Spartans Honored as Gurganus is Named the Rookie of the Year
The York College baseball squad had three players earn All-Capital Athletic Conference honors as announced by the league on Thursday afternoon. Freshman right-hander Dan Gurganus earned the conference Rookie-of-the-Year award. He is the sixth Spartan to garner that accolade.

May 6, 2012
Baseball Win Streak Halted in Season Finale
The York College baseball team saw their six-game win streak and their 2012 season come to a close on Sunday as they fell to Franklin & Marshall 12-4 in a non-conference contest at Jaquet Field. The Spartans end the season with a mark of 22-20 while the Diplomats conclude their campaign with a mark of 17-23.

May 5, 2012
Baseball Stays Hot with Fifth Straight Win
The York College baseball team remained red hot with its fifth straight win as they downed Randolph-Macon 7-5 in eight innings in the first game of a scheduled doubleheader on Saturday in Ashland, VA.

May 1, 2012
Big Offensive Day Lifts Spartans to Fourth Straight Win
The York College baseball team continued its late season surge with a 15-2 non-conference victory at Gettysburg College on Tuesday afternoon in Gettysburg, PA. The Spartans, winners of four straight, improve to 21-19 overall while the Bullets end the season with a mark of 25-13.

April 30, 2012
Gurganus Earns CAC Pitcher of the Week for the Third Time
York College freshman pitcher Dan Gurganus earned the Capital Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week for the third time as the weekly awards were announced by the conference office on Monday.

April 29, 2012
Spartan Baseball Sends Seniors Out in Style
The York College baseball took on the visiting Mighty Macs of Immaculata University for the Spartans' 2012 Senior Day. The Spartans earned the sweep on a sun-splashed Sunday, winning the opener 9-0 and completing the sweep with 10-1 win in the second.

April 24, 2012
Moran Tosses Spartans Past Montclair in Non-Conference Tilt
York College senior ace Tommy Moran tossed eight strong innings to lead the Spartan baseball squad to a 6-4 non-conference victory at Montclair State University on Tuesday afternoon. The Spartans improve to 18-19 overall while MSU had their five-game win streak snapped as the Red Hawks fall to 23-12.

April 21, 2012
Top-Seeded Salisbury Edges York in CAC Tournament Slugfest
In an elimination game between the Capital Athletic Conference’s two top seeded teams, the top-seeded Salisbury University Sea Gulls downed the second-seeded York College Spartans 11-10 in a slugfest on Saturday morning in Salisbury. The Sea Gulls advance to face undefeated Wesley in the third round of the tournament late Saturday afternoon.

April 20, 2012
Big Inning Lifts Wesley Past Spartans
The Wesley College baseball team used an eight run sixth inning to post a 15-5 win over York College in the second round of the 2012 Capital Athletic Conference Tournament in Salisbury, MD on Friday. The Spartans drop into the elimination bracket while the Wolverines stand as the only unbeaten team left in the tournament.

April 17, 2012
Ullom Sets Saves Mark as Spartans Win CAC Tournament Opener
The York College baseball team opened up their stay in the 2012 Capital Athletic Conference tournament with an 8-5 win over Stevenson University in the tournament’s first round on Tuesday in York.

April 17, 2012
Tretter and Gurganus Sweep CAC Weekly Awards
York College centerfielder Steve Tretter and right handed pitcher Dan Gurganus swept the Capital Athletic Conference weekly baseball as announced by the conference office on Monday.

April 14, 2012
Baseball Sweeps UMW to Secure #2 Seed
The York College baseball team closed out their Capital Athletic Conference schedule with a doubleheader sweep of the University of Mary Washington Saturday afternoon in Fredericksburg, VA. The Spartans won game one 5-0 and concluded the day with a 4-3 victory in eight innings.

April 13, 2012
Baseball Takes Series Opener at UMW
The York College Spartan baseball squad opened their final Capital Athletic Conference series of the year with a solid 7-4 victory at the University of Mary Washington on Friday afternoon in Fredericksburg, VA. The Spartans improve to 14-17 overall and 9-7 in the CAC while the Eagles fall to 11-16-1 and 4-12 in the conference.

April 10, 2012
Messiah Edges Spartans on Tuesday
The York College baseball team dropped a tight 4-2 decision to Messiah College in Grantham, PA on Tuesday afternoon. The Spartans fall to 13-17 overall while the Falcons are now 8-19.

April 9, 2012
Tretter's Big Day Powers Spartans Past Blue Jays
York College senior centerfielder Steve Tretter had a career-high tying four hits as the Spartans rolled past Elizabethtown College 13-5 in a non-conference contest at a windy Jaquet Field on Monday. Tretter had two doubles, a home run and a single in the win as he narrowly missed hitting for the cycle in the game.

April 7, 2012
Baseball Splits with Salisbury as Gurganus Powers Game One Win
Freshman pitcher Dan Gurganus threw a game one gem as the Spartans split their Saturday Capital Athletic Conference doubleheader with fourth-ranked Salisbury at Jaquet Field in York. The Spartans won game one 9-2 before the Sea Gulls salvaged the split and the series win with a 4-2 victory in the nightcap.

April 6, 2012
Moran Tosses Quality Start but #4 Sea Gulls Slip by Spartans
The York College baseball team suffered a difficult 3-2 setback to #4 Salisbury University in a Capital Athletic Conference tilt Friday afternoon in York. The loss drops the Spartans to 11-5 overall (7-6 CAC) while the Sea Gulls improve to 22-4 (11-2 CAC).

April 4, 2012
Baseball Falls at Keystone
The York College baseball squad had their three-game win streak come to an end as the Keystone College Giants handed the Spartans a 7-3 non-conference setback on Wednesday in La Plume, PA. The Giants improve to 14-4 overall while the Spartans fall to 11-14 for the campaign.

April 2, 2012
Gurganus Named CAC Pitcher of the Week
Freshman Dan Gurganus was named the Capital Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week after his stellar performance in the 1-0 win over Frostburg State University on Sunday afternoon.

April 1, 2012
Porter Notches Two Game Winning Hits to Power Spartan Sweep of FSU
he York College baseball team won a pair of games Saturday in two very distinct and different ways as the Spartans won a pitchers dual and then a slugfest to complete a Capital Athletic Conference sweep of Frostburg State on Sunday in York.

March 31, 2012
Moran Tosses Another Gem as Spartans Take Series Opener
The York College baseball squad received another outstanding pitching effort and the Spartans took advantage of six Frostburg State errors as York notched a 5-1 Capital Athletic Conference win in the opening game of the three-game weekend series in York. The Spartans improve to 9-12 overall and 5-5 in the CAC while the Bobcats fall to 13-10 overall and 5-5 in the league.

March 29, 2012
Baseball Falls Just Short at #4 Kean
For the second time this season, the York College baseball team went to New Jersey to face a nationally ranked team on the road. For the second time this year, the Spartans lost a 4-3 game, this time falling to the fourth-ranked Kean University Cougars in a non-conference contest on Thursday in Union, NJ. Nine days ago, the Green and White fell to #15 Rowan 4-3 in Glassboro.

March 28, 2012
Top of the Order Powers Spartans to Win over Messiah
The York College baseball team earned their third win in their last three games as they posted an 8-6 non-conference win over Messiah College on Wednesday in York. The Spartans improve to 8-12 overall while the Falcons fall to 5-16 for the campaign.

March 24, 2012
Spartans Split Saturday; Earn Series Win over Wesley
The York College baseball team captured a split and a Capital Athletic Conference series win at Wesley College in Dover, Delaware on Saturday. The Spartans won game one 9-8 before the Wolverines salvaged the Saturday split with a 10-9, nine inning win in the nightcap. The Spartans now stand at 7-12 overall and 4-5 in the CAC while the Wolverines are 14-7 overall and 4-5 in the conference.

March 23, 2012
Power Surge Lifts Spartans to 7-3 Series Opening Win at Wesley
The York College baseball squad opened up their weekend stay with a 7-3 win over Wesley College in the opening game of the three-game Capital Athletic Conference series in Dover, Delaware on Friday. The Spartans snap a three game skid as they improve to 6-11 overall and 3-4 in the CAC. The Wolverines fall to 13-6 overall and 3-4 in the league.

March 20, 2012
Moran Named CAC Pitcher of the Week
York College senior right-hander Tommy Moran was named the Capital Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week after tossing his first complete game shutout in the Spartans' 1-0 win over Stevenson on Saturday.

March 20, 2012
Alexander and Spartans Fall Late at Rowan
The York College baseball team threw a scare into #15 Rowan University as the Profs needed two runs in the bottom of the ninth to post a come-from-behind 4-3 non-conference win over the Spartans on Tuesday. The Profs improve to 11-3 overall while the Spartans fall to 5-11.

March 18, 2012
Mustangs Earn Series Win with 7-2 Victory on Sunday
The Stevenson University Mustang baseball team took the weekend series over the York College Spartans after winning a 7-2 contest on Sunday afternoon at Jaquet Field in York, PA. The Spartans fall to 5-10 overall and 2-4 in the CAC while the Mustangs improve to 13-8-1 overall and 5-4 in the league.

March 17, 2012
Moran Pitches Spartans to Split with Stevenson
The York College baseball split a Capital Athletic Conference doubleheader with Stevenson University on a beautiful sun-splashed Saturday at Jaquet Field in York. The Spartans won a game-one pitcher’s dual, 1-0 in eight innings, before the Mustangs avoided the sweep with a 10-4 win in game two.

March 15, 2012
Spartans Drop Third Straight One-Run Decision
The Randolph-Macon baseball team got a tie breaking run in the top of the seventh inning and made it stand as they downed York College 7-6 in non-conference action on Thursday afternoon in York. The Yellow Jackets improve to 7-8-1 overall while the Spartans fall to 4-8 for the year as York has now dropped three straight with all three losses coming by one run.

March 13, 2012
Blue Jays Clip Spartans
The Elizabethtown College Blue Jay baseball team edged the York College Spartans 3-2 in a tight non-conference contest on Tuesday afternoon in Elizabethtown, PA. The Blue Jays improve to 6-2 overall while the Spartans are now 4-7.

March 11, 2012
Baseball Drops Series Finale at St. Mary's
The St. Mary’s College baseball team downed the York College Spartans 4-3 in the final game of their three-game regular season series on Sunday in St. Mary’s City, MD.The Seahawks improve to 9-4 overall and 4-2 in the CAC while the Spartans are now 4-6 overall and 1-2 in the league.

March 10, 2012
Baseball Opens CAC Slate with Split at St. Mary's
The York College baseball squad earned a split in their Capital Athletic Conference opening doubleheader on Saturday afternoon in St. Mary’s City, MD. The Seahawks won game one 15-3 before the Spartans bounced back to pick up a 4-3 win in the nightcap. After the split, the Spartans are 4-5 overall and 1-1 in the league while the Seahawks stand at 8-4 overall and 3-2 in the conference.

March 7, 2012
Spartans Fall to Blue Jays in Baseball Home Opener
The York College baseball squad dropped their 2012 home opener, falling to Johns Hopkins University 8-5 in a non-conference contest on Wednesday in York. The Spartans fall to 3-4 with the loss while the Blue Jays improve to 2-2-1 overall.

March 1, 2012
Cardinals Down Spartans 8-3 in Non-Conference Tilt
The York College baseball squad dropped an 8-3 non-conference decision at Catholic University on Thursday afternoon in Washington, DC. The Spartans fall to 3-3 with the loss while the Cardinals, winners of two straight, improve to 4-2 overall.

February 28, 2012
Bats Explode in 18-8 Win at Southern Virginia
The York College baseball team closed out their southern trip with an 18-8 non-conference win over Southern Virginia University on Tuesday afternoon in Buena Vista, Virginia. The Spartans improve to 3-2 overall while the Knights fall to 2-5.

February 26, 2012
Spartans Split Sunday Twinbill in Atlanta
The York College baseball squad finished their stay at the Emory University Rawlings Southern Classic in Atlanta, Georgia this weekend with a split on Sunday afternoon. The Spartans defeated Rhodes College 10-8 before falling to LaGrange 3-2 in the nightcap.

February 25, 2012
Huge Game Two Rally Lifts York to Opening Day Split
The York College baseball squad open its 2012 season with a dramatic split during day one of the Emory University Rawlings Southern Classic on Saturday in Atlanta, GA. The Spartans fell to Millsaps 7-4 in the opener before rallying to down Emory 11-10 in 10 innings in the nightcap.

February 23, 2012
2012 York College Spartan Baseball Preview
The York College baseball team enters the 2012 season with a new head coach for the first time in the last 26 years as long time assistant and former Spartan catcher Mike Scappa assumes the reigns of the program. Scappa, a four year letter winner for York in the mid-90’s, has spent the last 14-years as former head coach Paul Saikia’s lead assistant in the Spartan dugout.

December 16, 2011
Spartan Baseball Sets Winter Clinics
York College baseball coach Mike Scappa has announced the dates for the 2012 Spartan Winter Baseball Camps.

October 14, 2011
Baseball Future's Clinic Pushed Back to Sunday
York College baseball coach Mike Scappa has announced the 2011 October Futures Clinic at York College which was scheduled for Saturday has been pushed back one day to Sunday, October 16.

September 20, 2011
Former Spartan Builds New Atlantic City International Triathlon
Former York College baseball pitcher Steve DelMonte always brought passion and energy to the field. DelMonte has now focused his energy on bringing a world-class triathlon to Atlantic City, N.J. His dream became reality on Sunday as the former Spartan watched his Atlantic City International Triathlon take place.

August 21, 2011
Spartan Baseball Set to Host Fall Futures Clinic
York College baseball coach Mike Scappa has announced the date for the 2011 October Futures Clinic at York College. The clinic is for players 14 years old and older that have an interest in continuing their baseball careers at the collegiate level.

July 27, 2011
TOP 5 COUNTDOWN: #5 - 2002 Spartan Baseball
The 2002 York College baseball squad was truly a special group. Nine seniors including a pair of All-Americans made the team one of the most experienced in Spartan history. The team accomplished something no other York baseball team had as they advanced to the Winston-Salem Regional final where they would fall one game short of the NCAA Division III College World Series.