Welcome to the home for York College Athletics.
2007-08: Begins his senior year as one of the
top players in the Capital Athletic Conference and the Mid-Atlantic
region . . . is a long, athletic player that has continued to work
hard to increase his strength during the summer . . . has the
ability to shoot the ball from beyond the arc but also has great
touch inside the paint . . . McGowan will need to assume more of a
leadership role as he is a Spartan co-captain this year.
2006-07: Had yet another incredible season earning first-team All-American honors from the National Association of Basketball Coaches, the first such selection in the history of the program . . . was also named to the NABC All-Mid Atlantic first-team . . . d3hoops.com first-team Mid-Atlantic region selection . . . earned Capital Athletic Conference first-team honors . . . chosen as the Player-of-the-Year in the NABC Mid-Atlantic Region, d3hoops.com Mid-Atlantic Region, and the CAC . . . played in and started all 26 Spartan contests finishing the year averaging a team-leading 21.7 points and 8.4 rebounds . . . led the green and white in scoring in 21 contests . . . registered double figure scoring numbers in 24 of 26 games . . . scored 20 plus points 15 times, while tallying 30 plus points on four occasions . . . eclipsed the 1,000 point mark on December 12 with a 29 point effort in the win against Juniata . . . ranked second in the conference in scoring average . . . shot an outstanding 50.4% from the floor good for seventh in the CAC . . . set new career-highs in scoring, field goals made, and rebounds tallying 34 points on 14-22 shooting, while grabbing 14 boards at Salisbury on December 2 . . . led York in rebounding in 18 contests . . . ranked fourth in the CAC in total rebounding and third in defensive rebounds at 6.4 per game . . . had seven double-doubles. . . hit a career-best 12 free throws in the January 31 overtime victory at Gallaudet . . . pulled down at least six rebounds in 23 of 26 games . . . blocked a season-high three shots on two occasions, once in the 72-70 defeat of Albright on Nov. 26 and then again at Gallaudet on Jan. 31 . . . handed out four assists in the January 25 win over Goucher, tying his career high.
2005-06: Built on an outstanding freshman year with an even better sophomore campaign . . . earned first-team All-Capital Athletic Conference honors . . . earned NABC All-Mid Atlantic region accolades . . . was named to the d3hoops.com All-Mid Atlantic region second team . . . played in all 29 games, starting 25 of those contests . . . led the Spartans in scoring as he poured in 17.8 points per game . . . also led the green and white in rebounding, pulling in 6.4 caroms per game . . . shot 49.7% (192-for-386) from the field including 20 threes . . . made a career-high 164 trips to the free throw line, draining a team-best 111 free throws . . . blocked a team-best 35 shots for the year . . . reached double figures in 28 of his 29 games including a career-high 32 points in the January 21 win over Mary Washington . . . pulled down a career-high 13 rebounds in the November 19 win at Dickinson . . . was named the Pizza Hut Dickinson College Tip-Off Tournament MVP as he scored 42 points and grabbed 18 rebounds in the two tournament games . . . grabbed at least three rebounds in every game including four double digit efforts . . . had four double-doubles for the year.
2004-05: Had an outstanding freshman campaign as he was named the Capital Athletic Conference Rookie-of-the-Year . . . finished third on the team in scoring as he averaged 10.6 points per game . . . played in all 32 contests, drawing a start in eight of those contests . . . pulled down 4.3 rebounds per game while he also recorded 25 blocked shots and 20 steals for the green and white . . . had a monster game in the win over St. Mary’s on February 12 as he poured in a season-high 29 points while he also established a season-high with 12 rebounds . . . recorded double figures in 16 games including three 20-plus point efforts . . . began his career with 20 points in 19 minutes in the win over Mt. Aloysius on November 19 . . . had 20 points in the Coaches vs. Cancer championship game win over Edgewood . . . averaged 12.3 points per game during the CAC tournament . . . reached double figures in three of the five NCAA tournament games including 18 points in the loss to Calvin . . . scored in every game he played in and grabbed at least one rebound in all but one game during the year . . . blocked a season-high three shots against Elmira on November 27 and again on February 16 at Gallaudet.
Personal: Is the son of Chuck McGowan . . . born on June 13, 1986 . . . is a Criminal Justice major . . . played for Jay Rexroth at Dallastown High School.