22 Colleen O'Rourke
22 Colleen O'Rourke
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Milford, N.J.
High School: Delaware Valley
Position: Def
Major: Early Childhood Ed. /Special Education


2011: Enters her senior season as one of the conference's top defensive players ... will look to build upon her excellent 2010 campaign ... an exceptionally consistent defenders … a captain for a second straight season … will provided solid leadership from the backline … a tough centerback who will be a key cog in the Spartans’ defense … is very athletic … can also be a dangerous attacking presence on Spartan penalty corners ... plays intelligently … combination of athleticism and intelligent play make her tough to beat … possesses a great attitude … is an exceptionally hard-worker whose work ethic will permeate throughout the squad.

2010: Started all 19 games in which she played ... was a captain for the Spartans in 2010 ... was a stalwart defender for the Green and White ... recorded three defensive saves on the year including two in York's 3-1 triumph over Dickinson on October 5 ... also providing a dangerous presence on in the attacking end of the field ... scored two goals and posted a team-high nine assists ... selected to the All-Capital Athletic Conference second-team, her first postseason honor.

2009: Had a breakout campaign … started 20 Spartan contests while playing in 21 games … consistently thwarted opposing attacks … became one of the top defensive players in the conference … scored a goal in York’s 5-2 victory at Albright on October 1 … registered an assist against Goucher in the Spartans’ 3-0 win on September 22.
2008: Started all 20 games in which appeared … quickly became a reliable facet in York’s lineup … recorded 14 shots during the year … posted a personal-best four shots against McDaniel on September 30 …
Personal: Is an early childhood education/special education major … is the daughter of Tim and Catherine O’Rourke … born on September 18, 1990… played club hockey for New Heights … was a two-time first-team Skyland Conference selection in high school … names her mom as the person she most admires … favorite athlete is Scott Stevens … chose York because of its good size and nice fitness center … lists York scoring first on Salisbury during senior day as her most memorable athletic moment while with the Spartan program … after graduation she plans on getting a job she loves.