Field Hockey Earns National Academic AccoladesThe York College field hockey squad has been honored again for their academic prowess as the Spartans earned 2009 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Collegiate Academic Team Award accolades as recently announced by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.
Spartans Nab Record-Setting Five All-CAC MembersOn the heels of their highest win total since 2001, the 14-8 York College field hockey squad received fantastic news Thursday as a program-best five Spartans were chosen to the 2009 All-Capital Athletic Conference squad.
Spartans' 2009 Comes to a Close; Fall to UMW 2-1The York College field hockey team saw their 2009 season come to a close Wednesday afternoon, falling 2-1 to host Mary Washington in the semifinal round of the Capital Athletic Conference Tournament. The Spartans finish the year with a 14-8 mark, one win shy of the programs all-time high in victories.
Spartans Top Stevenson 2-1; Advance in CAC TournamentIn the first round of the 2009 Capital Athletic Conference tournament, the York College field hockey team picked up a 2-1 victory over visiting Stevenson University on a sunsplashed Kinsley Field Sunday afternoon. The postseason triumph pushed the Spartans record to 14-7 while the Mustangs close out the campaign with a 6-12 mark.
Spartans Fall in Regular Season FinaleThe York College field hockey squad fell 4-1 to host Franklin & Marshall under the lights Wednesday evening in the Spartans regular season finale. The loss snaps the Spartans' five-game winning streak, which dates back to their 1-0 win over Elizabethtown on October 13.
Spartans Close CAC Play with 4-2 WinThe York College field hockey squad remained red hot with a 4-2 Capital Athletic Conference win at St. Marys College in St. Marys City, MD on a dreary Saturday afternoon. The Spartans improve to 12-6 overall and 4-2 in the CAC while the Seahawks fall to 8-6 overall and 2-4 in the league.
Roush Leads Spartans Past KnightsThe York College field hockey team posted their 11th win of the year as they defeated Neumann College 3-1 in a non-conference tilt on a brilliantly sunny Monday afternoon in York. The Spartans were led by Allison Roush as the junior tallied two goals for the game.
Spartan Field Hockey Supports Play 4 the CureIn light of Breast Cancer Awareness Month throughout October, the York College field hockey squad has joined the Play 4 the Cure campaign benefiting the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation.
Rekitzke, Defense Lead Spartans to Clutch CAC WinThe York College field hockey squad picked up a huge Capital Athletic Conference victory Thursday evening, besting Wesley College 1-0 under the lights in Dover, Del. The Spartans improve their 2009 mark to 10-6 including a 3-2 record in league play as they pull even with the Wolverines for third-place in the conference.
Green and White Post 3-2 Victory Over ElizabethtownThe York College field hockey team (9-6) defeated visiting Elizabethtown College 3-2 in non-conference action at Kinsley Field Tuesday afternoon. The Spartans displayed an aggressive offense and a determined defense en route to the victory.
Wilson Stuns Spartans in Non-Conference TiltThe York College field hockey squad dropped a stunning 3-2 decision at Wilson College on Thursday afternoon in Chambersburg, Pa. The Spartans, who had won six of their last seven games coming into the match, fall to 8-6 for the campaign while the Phoenix rise to 2-9.
Big First Half Lifts Spartans Past Red DevilsThe York College field hockey team tallied three first half goals to edge Dickinson College 3-2 in non-conference action in Carlisle, PA on Tuesday afternoon. The Spartans, who have won six of their last seven, improve to 8-5 overall including a stellar 7-1 on the road in 2009.
Rekitzke Selected Spartan Athlete-of-the-WeekSenior field hockey goalkeeper Claire Rekitzke has been chosen as the latest Spartan Athlete-of-the-Week for the week spanning September 28 - October 4. Rekitzke led the Spartans to a 2-1 week, including a near-miss against #2 Salisbury.
Spartans Fall to #2 Salisbury 2-1 in CAC ClashThe York College field hockey program threw an early scare into the second ranked Salisbury University Sea Gulls but ultimately, the Sea Gulls overcame the scrappy Spartans, 2-1, in a Capital Athletic Conference contest on Saturday in York. The Spartans had their season-high five match win streak snapped with the loss.
Spartan Win Streak Reaches FiveThe York College field hockey team rolled to their fifth straight win with a 5-2 non-conference victory at Albright College on Thursday afternoon in Reading, PA. The Spartans improve to 7-4 overall as York has outscored it's last five opponents by a combined 17-5.
Field Hockey Runs Win Streak to FourThe York College field hockey team posted their fourth straight win as they defeated McDaniel College 3-1 in a non-conference match on Monday in Westminster, MD. The Spartans have outscored their past four opponents by a combined total of 12-3 as York is now 6-4 overall.
Spartans Remain Hot, Down Bobcats on the RoadThe York College field hockey team picked up their third straight victory with 3-1 win at Frostburg State University in a non-conference contest on Saturday afternoon. Senior Megan Spangler paced York with a pair of goals as the Spartans improve to 5-4 overall.
Dawkins Leads Spartans to 3-1 CAC Win over StevensonThe York College field hockey squad rode the strong performance of junior forward Katie Dawkins en route to a 3-1 Capital Athletic Conference win over Stevenson University on Thursday in York. The Spartans level their record at 4-4 while they improve to 2-1 in the conference.
Spartans Blank Former CAC Foe Goucher, 3-0The York College field hockey team posted a road shutout as the Spartans blanked former Capital Athletic Conference foe Goucher College 3-0 in Towson, MD on Tuesday evening. The Spartans improve to 3-4 overall while the Gophers fall to 4-4 for the campaign.
York Falls 4-1 to Juniata in Non-Conference ActionOn a brisk mid-September evening, the York College field hockey squad took a tough 4-1 defeat against visiting Juniata Thursday. The loss drops the Spartans 2009 mark to 2-4 while the Eagles improve to 4-2 on the season.
Spartans Play Strong but Fall at GettysburgThe York College field hockey squad went on the road and put up a great fight before falling to Gettysburg College 3-1 in non-conference action on Thursday afternoon in Gettysburg, PA. The Spartans fall to 1-2 overall while the #18 Bullets improve to 3-0.
Spartans Stumble in Season Lid-LifterThe York College field hockey team fell 1-0 to visiting Alvernia University Friday afternoon in the Spartans season opener. The Green and White begin the 2009 campaign with a 0-1 mark while the Crusaders improve to 1-1 on the year.
2009 York College Field Hockey PreviewThe 2009 York College field hockey squad enters the season with high hopes following last season's building blocks campaign. With the return of three All-CAC performers the Spartans have reason to be hopeful this year.