2014 York (Pa.) Baseball News
July 7, 2014
York College Athletics Caps Outstanding Academic Campaign
The York College Spartans had a stellar year in the classroom. York boasted a school-record five national Capital One Academic All-America honorees and had 170 student-athletes earn Capital Athletic Conference All-Academic accolades.
May 28, 2014
Porter and Hershey Earn Academic All-America Honors
The York College baseball team was well represented on the 2014 Capital One Academic All-America Division III Baseball squad as announced by Co-SIDA on Wednesday afternoon.
May 23, 2014
Herr Named ABCA All-American; Wenzel and Pitzer Earn All-South Region Honors
The York College baseball squad got outstanding news on Friday as senior catcher Colbe Herr was named American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Third Team All-American as announced by the organization.
May 21, 2014
Athletic Department Announces DeMeester Awards
The York College Athletic Department is pleased to announce their 2013-14 William DeMeester Academic Award winners for both individual and teams.
May 19, 2014
Spartan Foursome Earn All-Region Accolades
Four York College baseball players earned 2014 d3baseball.com All-South Region honors as announced by the website on Monday.
May 11, 2014
Spartan Baseball Earns Mother's Day Split with DeSales to End 2014 Regular Season
The York College baseball squad closed out their 2014 regular season with a doubleheader split with DeSales University on a sun-splashed Mother’s Day afternoon at Jaquet Field.
May 10, 2014
Spartans Conquer Back-and-Forth Tilt With Stevenson
The York College baseball team held on to win a back-and-forth battle on Saturday afternoon with 7-6 victory over Stevenson University at Jaquet Field.
May 8, 2014
Wenzel's Home Run Highlights Eighth-Inning Rally to Lift York Over #6 Rowan
After being no-hit through five innings and held scoreless through seven, the York College baseball team erupted for five runs in the eighth en route to an 8-4 road victory over No. 6 Rowan on Thursday afternoon.
May 7, 2014
Six Spartans Earn All-CAC Selections as Scappa, Mortimer Earn Individual Honors
The York College baseball team had six members of the program honored as the Capital Athletic Conference announced the 2014 All-CAC Baseball Team on Wednesday.
May 6, 2014
Hot Start by York Snuffed Out by Grand Slam in 11-8 Loss to #19 Kean
A sixth inning grand slam by No. 19 Kean College was enough to break the Spartans’ spirits as the Cougars went on to claim an 11-8 victory on Tuesday afternoon at Jaquet Field.
May 3, 2014
Scranton Notches Two Walk Off Wins in Sweep of York
The York College baseball team suffered a pair of one run losses in a non-conference doubleheader at Scranton on Saturday afternoon.
May 1, 2014
Three Spartans Earn Capital One Academic All-District Baseball Honors
Three members of the York College baseball team, Colbe Herr (Hummelstown, Pa./Lower Dauphin), Andrew Hershey (Lancaster, Pa./Penn Manor) and Colin Porter (Hanover, Pa./South Western), were named to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-District Baseball Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
April 28, 2014
Spartans Down Elizabethtown 9-3 in Monday Tilt
The York College baseball squad picked up a 9-3 non-conference win at Elizabethtown College on Monday afternoon in Elizabethtown, PA.
April 27, 2014
#25 Ithaca Plucks a Pair From York
The No. 28 York College baseball team gave up a pair of victories to No. 25 Ithaca on Sunday afternoon by scores of 7-2 and 8-5 at Jaquet Field.
April 26, 2014
Spartans Secure Senior Day Sweep of Southern Virginia
The No. 28 York College baseball team completed a sweep of Southern Virginia with scores of 10-4 and 5-1 on Saturday afternoon at Jaquet Field.
April 22, 2014
Red Hawks Fly Past Spartans in Non-Conference Match Up
The York College baseball squad dropped an 11-1 decision to Montclair State University in a non-conference contest on Tuesday afternoon in New Jersey.
April 21, 2014
Wenzel's Walk Off Lifts Spartans to 6-5 Win over Hopkins
York College senior first baseman Brad Wenzel stroked a bases loaded single to right center to score a pair and give the Spartans a 6-5 walk-off win over Johns Hopkins in non-conference action on Monday in York.
April 19, 2014
Salisbury Comes from Behind to Stun Spartans in CAC Tournament Slugfest
The Salisbury Sea Gull baseball team posted a come-from-behind victory over York College in the winners bracket of the 2014 Capital Athletic Conference tournament on Saturday morning in York.
April 19, 2014
Frankenfield's Brilliant Effort Wasted as CNU Gets Walk Off Win
he York College Spartan baseball team was eliminated in heartbreaking fashion on Saturday as Christopher Newport’s Billy Steel hit a walk-off bloop single down the first base line with one out in the tenth inning as the Captains notched a 3-2 win at Jaquet Field.
April 18, 2014
Mortimer Tosses Complete Game Gem as Spartans Down Bobcats 5-1
York College freshman right-hander Elliot Mortimer tossed a four-hit complete game as the Spartans notched a 5-1 win over Frostburg State University in the second round of the 2014 Capital Athletic Conference on Friday in York.
April 16, 2014
No. 1 Seed York Holds Off St. Mary's In Opening Round of CAC Tournament
The No. 1 seeded York College baseball team held off a ninth-inning rally by St. Mary’s College (Md.) to earn a 7-6 victory in the opening round of the 2014 CAC Baseball Tournament on Wednesday afternoon at Jaquet Field.
April 15, 2014
No. 1 Seed York Gears Up For Run At CAC Title
The York College baseball team gets set for the 2014 Capital Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament as the No. 1 seeded Spartans will face off against the No. 6 seeded St. Mary’s College (Md.) Seahawks on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. from Jaquet Field.
April 13, 2014
York Unable to Keep Pace In 13-4 Loss to Visiting Rutgers-Camden
Rutgers-Camden (18-7-1) handed York (20-5) its first non-conference loss in over a month. A 2-1 loss to Muhlenberg on March 6 in in the final game of the Spartans’ spring trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C marked the last time York fell to a non-CAC school.
April 12, 2014
Walk Off Winner Earns Spartan Split with CNU
Freshman outfielder Logan Countryman gave York a walk-off win with a ninth inning single as the York College Spartans earned a Capital Athletic Conference split with Christopher Newport on a brilliantly sunny Saturday afternoon in York.
April 10, 2014
Philippi and the Offense Too Much for F&M as Spartans Keep Rolling
The York College baseball squad remained hot as the Spartans stepped out of conference and downed Franklin & Marshall 11-5 in Lancaster on a beautiful Thursday afternoon.
April 9, 2014
Spartans Capture Regular Season CAC Championship with 13-6 Win
The York College baseball team captured the 2014 Capital Athletic Conference regular season championship with a 13-6 win over Frostburg State University on a breezy Wednesday afternoon in York.
April 7, 2014
Brad Wenzel Named the CAC Baseball Player of the Week
York College senior first baseman Brad Wenzel was named the Capital Athletic Conference Baseball Player of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
April 5, 2014
Spartan Offense Too Much to Handle as York Takes Two From Wesley
The York College baseball team got back to its winning ways with a sweep of Wesley College in a pair of Capital Athletic Conference contests by scores of 21-8 and 12-4 on Saturday afternoon at Jaquet Field.
April 4, 2014
York Suffers First Conference Loss of Season in Road Split with UMW
The York College baseball team split a pair of Capital Athletic Conference road games with Mary Washington on Friday afternoon, winning game one 12-6 and falling 9-8 in game two.
April 3, 2014
Seven-Run Fourth Inning Lifts York to Eleventh Straight Win
It was a seven-run fourth inning that put York (14-2) in the lead for good as the Spartans tallied five hits, combined with one costly Messiah (8-8) error to start the inning that led to the offensive outburst.
April 2, 2014
York Keeps Unblemished CAC Record Intact With Comeback Win In Ninth
Two runs in the top of the ninth were all the York College baseball team needed to claim a 2-1 comeback road victory over CAC newcomer PSU-Harrisburg on Wednesday afternoon.
April 1, 2014
Late Game Rally Lifts Spartans Over Bobcats in CAC Action
The York College Spartans received some late game heroics to keep their win streak alive as the Green and White captured a 7-6 Capital Athletic Conference 10-inning win at Frostburg State University on Tuesday afternoon.
March 28, 2014
Spartan Athletic Schedule Changes for March 28-31
The rain has again played havoc with the Spartan athletic schedule for this weekend. Below are the various changes to the Spartan schedule for this weekend.
March 27, 2014
Spartans Stay Hot as Win Streak Reaches Eight
The York College Spartan baseball team ran their win streak to eight with a 4-2 Capital Athletic Conference win over St. Mary’s College on a chilly Thursday afternoon at Jaquet Field.
March 24, 2014
Hershey Named the CAC Player of the Week
York College senior centerfielder Andrew Hershey was named the Capital Athletic Conference Baseball Player of the Week as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon.
March 23, 2014
Spartans Claim 21-4 Victory Over PSU-Harrisburg In First Ever Conference Clash
The York College baseball team capitalized on a huge offensive day to dispatch CAC newcomer PSU-Harrisburg 21-4 on Sunday afternoon at Jaquet field. York (10-2, 6-0 CAC) scored its highest single-game run total since recording 24 runs in a 24-5 win over Salisbury on April 7, 2010.
March 22, 2014
Baseball Sweeps No. 7 Salisbury In CAC Twinbill
The York College baseball team swept a Capital Athletic Conference doubleheader over No. 7 Salisbury on Saturday afternoon at Jaquet Field by scores of 6-5 and 5-3. A walk-off single by Colby Herr in game one and a two-home run day for Andrew Hershey helped the Spartans improve their record to 9-2 overall and 5-0 in the CAC.
March 17, 2014
Porter Named the CAC Player of the Week
York College senior shortstop Colin Porter was named the Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday.
March 16, 2014
Gurganus Twirls a Complete Game Gem as the Spartans Earn 8-0 Win
The York College baseball squad notched their fourth straight win as junior Dan Gurganus threw a complete game shutout to lead the Spartans to an 8-0 non-conference win at Randolph-Macon College on Sunday afternoon in Ashland, VA.
March 15, 2014
Baseball Sweeps Marymount in First-Ever Meeting
The York College baseball squad swept a Capital Athletic Conference doubleheader against conference newcomer Marymount University on Saturday afternoon in Arlington, VA. The Spartans won game one 11-7 and then completed the sweep with a 9-4 win in the nightcap.
March 10, 2014
Mortimer Named the CAC Pitcher of the Week
York College freshman pitcher Elliot Mortimer was named the Capital Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
March 7, 2014
Hershey Leads the Spartans to Win in CAC Opener
The York College baseball squad opened up Capital Athletic Conference play with a 7-0 win over St. Mary’s College on a dreary Friday afternoon in St. Mary’s City, MD.
March 6, 2014
Spartans Fall to Mulenberg in 2-1 Pitcher's Dual
The York College baseball squad closed out the Myrtle Beach portion of their spring trip with a 2-1 extra inning loss to Muhlenberg College on a cold and rainy Thursday morning in South Carolina. The Mules pushed across the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the tenth.
March 5, 2014
Mortimer Twirls Seven Shutout Innings in Spartans' Wednesday Win
York College freshman right-hander Elliott Mortimer made his first collegiate start a successful one as he tossed seven shutout innings in the Spartans 11-1 win over Wilkes in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on Wednesday.
March 4, 2014
Spartan Offense Erupts for 19 Runs in Tuesday Win
The York College baseball squad didn’t need any late innings heroics on Tuesday afternoon as they scored early and often en route to a 19-3 non-conference win over Eastern University in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
March 3, 2014
Hershey's Game-Winner Lifts York to 13-12 Victory
Senior Andrew Hershey singled in Scott Steffy with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to lead the York College baseball team to a 13-12 win over Manhattanville in the opening game of the Spartans’ southern trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C.
February 23, 2014
Spartan Baseball Falls 8-1 in Season Opener
The York College baseball team fell in their season opener against Lynchburg. The Spartans fell on the warm Sunday 8-1, but showed some promise.
February 20, 2014
2014 York College Baseball Season Preview
The 2014 edition of the York College Spartan baseball program is a great mix of old and new. Experience and fresh talent all mixed together in what Mike Scappa is hoping is his best team in his three years at the helm of the York program.
February 18, 2014
Scappa Names 2014 Spartan Captains
ith opening day of the 2014 season right around the corner, York College head baseball coach Mike Scappa has announced seniors Colbe Herr, Andrew Hershey , and David Walker as his team captains for upcoming season.
December 25, 2013
Catching Up With Spartan Hall of Famer Jack Frank
York College Athletic Hall of Famer Jack Frank talks about his experience on the Spartan baseball diamond in the late 1960's in the latest installment of the "Catching Up" baseball series. Frank is a 1990 York College Athletic Hall of Fame inductee.
December 13, 2013
Meet the Spartans: Senior Tyler Alexander
Senior starting pitcher Tyler Alexander is our second Spartan featured in our Meet the Spartans series. Tyler enters his senior year with high expectations after a very good junior campaign.
December 6, 2013
Catching Up with Spartan Hall of Famer Brian Reynolds
Former York College standout and Spartan Hall of Famer Brian Reynolds took the chance to reflect on his highly successful Spartan career. Reynolds was a four-year letter winner, an All-CAC selection and made two trips to the NCAA Tournament.
November 26, 2013
Meet the Spartans: Senior Andrew Hershey
Senior centerfielder Andrew Hershey leads us off for the 2013-14 version of "Meet the Spartans". Hershey hits at the top of the Spartan lineup and plays centerfield for the Green and White as York looks to have a fantastic 2014 season.