April 21, 2012

Gamber Named Co-Coach of the Year as Golfers Finish Third

WYOMING, DEL – The York College golf squad finished third at the five-team Capital Athletic Conference championships at Wild Quail Golf & Country Club on the second day of the two day tournament. The Spartans shot 632, 17 strokes back of team champion Wesley and nine strokes behind second place Stevenson. The CAC championship for Wesley is their third conference crown in the five year history of the championship.

Marymount (Va.) shot 642 to finish fourth while Hood was a distant fifth with a team score of 718. York shot eight strokes better on Saturday than Friday as their second round score was 312 which was two strokes back of Stevenson as the Mustangs combined to shoot 310 in round two.

Retiring Spartan head coach Jeff Gamber was named the CAC Co-Coach of the Year along with Wesley's Rick McCall.

The Spartans had three players earn All-CAC accolades. Sophomore Travis Oot earned first team honors with his fifth place overall finish. Oot shot the round of the day on Saturday as he fired a one-over-par 73 to finish with a two-day total of 154, nine strokes back of CAC Player of the Year and tournament medalist Bobby Ehrhardt from Wesley.

Sophomore Kevin Long and senior Andrew Schmehl each earned earned a spot on the second team. Long shot a five-over-par 77 to end the tournament with a total score of 156 which left him all alone in eighth place. It is the second straight year that Long earned all-conference accolades. Schmehl tied for 10th as he shot 160 for the tournament after his 81 on Saturday. Schmehl finished his career as a four-time All-CAC performer in addition to being the 2010 CAC Co-Player of the Year.

Freshman David Boslough shot an 82 on Saturday as he concluded the tournament with a score of 163. Boslough tied for 14th of the 26-player field. Senior Adam Dupler finished his tournament with a score of 164 as he shot an 81 for Saturday's second round.

The Spartans are now 78-46-2 overall and will close out their season on Monday at the Immaculata Spring Invitational.

Photo: Sophomore first-team All-CAC honoree Travis Oot (Photo by Scott Guise)