Spartans Celebrate 2009-2010The York College athletic department celebrated the 2009-2010 academic year in style on Friday evening at the Spartans annual athletics banquet. Each of the Green and Whites 20 varsity teams, in addition to Yorks cheerleading squad, as well as administrators and staff attended the gala event.
Spartan Basketball Teams Participate in Math MadnessDuring York Countys sixth annual Math Madness competition, the Spartan basketball programs put on a special demonstration for the third-grade students as an encouragement for them to continue to excel in school.
Brady Named NABC All-AmericanSenior guard Nick Brady became the second Spartan to earn NABC State Farm Division III All-American accolades as the teams were announced Wednesday night. Brady earned third team national accolades, capping his outstanding 2009-10 Spartan campaign.
Brady and Sparkman earn d3hoops.com AccoladesThe York College basketball programs received good news on Tuesday as a pair of Spartans earned post-season accolades as announced by d3hoops.com. Senior mens guard Nick Brady earned second team All-Middle Atlantic region accolades while junior womens guard April Sparkman also notched second team All-Atlantic Region honors.
Nick Brady Named the CAC Player of the Year; Whaley earns Second-Team HonorsYork College mens basketball senior Nick Brady was named the 2010 Capital Athletic Conference Player-of-the-Year as the post-season conference awards were announced on Tuesday. Brady, who was also a first-team selection, was joined on the all-conference squad by junior guard Kevin Whaley who was tabbed as a second-team selection.
Red Hot Wesley Ends Stellar Spartan CampaignThe York College men's basketball team ran into a red hot Wesley College squad on Thursday night in the Capital Athletic Conference tournament semifinals at Charles Wolf Gymnasium. The Wolverines posted a 94-81 win as they advance to face top seeded St. Mary's in the tournament championship game Saturday at 2:00 pm. The Spartans end their season with a mark of 19-7.
Athletic Department Announces Men's Basketball CAC Ticket PolicyThe York College athletic department has announced the presale ticket policy for Thursdays Capital Athletic Conference Mens Basketball tournament semifinal contest. The Spartans are the tournaments second seed and hold a bye in Tuesdays opening round. Tip time for Thursdays semifinal contest has been set for 7:00 pm.
Spartan Victory Secures First Round ByeThe York College mens basketball team did what they had to do on Sunday afternoon as they posted a 83-70 Capital Athletic Conference victory at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC. The win secures the second seed for the Spartans as they will now host the winner of the Wesley College Salisbury University first round game in Thursday's CAC Tournament semifinal.
Spartans Fall at St. Mary's; Seahawks Clinch CAC Regular Season TitleThe York College men's basketball team dropped an 82-63 decision at St. Mary's College on Saturday afternoon in St. Mary's City, MD. The 17th ranked Seahawks improve to 21-3 overall and 13-2 in the CAC as they lock up the conference's regular season championship. York falls to 18-6 overall and 10-5 in the league. The Spartans can still secure the CAC's second seed with a win Sunday at Gallaudet.
Spartans Roll to Big Win at StevensonThe York College men's basketball team put a disappointing loss to Mary Washington in the rear view mirror as they downed Stevenson University 87-67 in Capital Athletic Conference action on Wednesday night in Stevenson, Md. The Spartans improve to 18-5 overall and 10-4 in the CAC.
Men's Hoops Rally Falls Short in OvertimeThe York College men's basketball team did something it hasn't done all season as the Mary Washington Eagles handed the Spartans a 74-71 home loss in overtime on Saturday. The loss spoiled the Senior Day festivities for the Spartans who fall to 17-5 overall and 9-4 in the CAC. The Eagles kept their CAC playoff hopes alive as they improve to 8-12 overall and 5-7 in the league.
CAC Hoops Doubleheader at Gallaudet PostponedThursday's York College Capital Athletic Conference men's and women's basketball doubleheader at Gallaudet University has been postponed due to the raging blizzard in the mid-Atlantic region.
Men Snap Four-Game Skid Against SalisburyThe York College men's basketball team notched an important 78-71 Capital Athletic Conference win over Salisbury University in Charles Wolf Gymnasium in York. The Spartans, who remain perfect at home at 13-0, improve to 17-4 overall and 9-3 in the conference while Salisbury falls to a deceptive 11-9 overall and 7-5 in the CAC.
Whaley Named Spartan Athlete-of-the-WeekYork College junior men's basketball standout Kevin Whaley has been named the Spartan Athlete-of-the-Week for his late-game heroics last Wednesday in the Green and White's 67-64 Capital Athletic Conference home victory over Marymount.
Spartans Grind Out a Huge 67-64 Win over MarymountThe York College men's basketball team dug down deep to pull out a 67-64 Capital Athletic Conference win over Marymount University on Wednesday night in York. The Spartans trailed by as many as nine with over 11 minutes left in the game but came back outscoring the Saints 20-11 over the final 8:15 of the game to secure the win. York improves to 16-4 overall and 8-3 in the hotly contested CAC.
Brady Brings Home CAC Co-Athlete-of-the-Week HonorsYork College mens basketball senior guard Nick Brady brings home his second CAC Player-of-the-Week award for the 2009-10 season, when the conference announced him Co-Player of the Week alongside Mary Washingtons Brandon Altmann on Monday.
Huge First Half Lifts Spartans to Victory over HoodThe York College men's basketball team rode a 56 point first half en route to an 88-80 Capital Athletic Conference win over Hood on Saturday afternoon in York. The Spartans shot 66.7% from the floor in the first half as they withstood a strong push by Hood in the second half to pick up their 15th victory of the year. York improves to 7-3 in the CAC with the win.
Spartans Participating in Suits and Sneakers on SaturdayThe York College mens basketball team will participate in the nation-wide Coaches vs. Cancer Suites and Sneakers Awareness Weekend on Saturday when they host Hood College at Wolf Gymnasium. Participating NABC member coaches will wear sneakers instead of dress shoes with their suits during weekend games to demonstrate their support for the American Cancer Society. Spartan basketball fans are also encouraged to wear their suits and sneakers to Saturday's game.
Nick Brady Named Spartan Athlete of the WeekSenior guard Nick Brady (Hanover, Pa./Delone Catholic) has been named the Spartan Athlete-of-the-Week for the third time this season following his week leading the mens basketball squad.
Spartans Lose Shootout at WesleyThe York College men's basketball team suffered from rare defensive struggles as the Spartans fell to Wesley College 93-91 in a Capital Athletic Conference shootout in Dover, Delaware on Saturday afternoon. The Spartans, who are still searching for back-to-back road wins this year fall to 14-4 overall and 6-3 in the CAC while the Wolverines improve to 11-6 overall and 5-4 in the league.
A Spartan Feature: Nick BradyYork College men's basketball senior guard Nick Brady is one of the best players in the Capital Athletic Conference. His silky shooting stroke, dogged work ethic, and unrelenting passion have helped him become a tremendous player. But, as the black band on his left wrist attests, there is more than that...
Brady's Career Night Lifts Spartans to VictoryThe York College mens basketball team rode a career evening from senior standout Nick Brady as they captured an 87-81 road win at the University of Mary Washington on Wednesday night in Fredericksburg, VA. The Spartans improve to 14-3 overall and 6-2 in the league while the Eagles fall to 6-10 for the season and 3-5 in the conference.
Spartans Return to Wolf and RollThe York College men's basketball team returned to the friendly confines of Wolf Gymnasium and rolled to an 88-58 Capital Athletic Conference victory over Stevenson University on Saturday evening in York. The Spartans improve to 13-3 overall and 5-2 in the CAC as they returned home after a tough three-game road trip.
Spartans Drop Fourth Straight to Sea GullsThe York College men's basketball team continued their struggles against Salisbury University as the Green and White dropped a 78-71 Capital Athletic Conference decision at the Maggs Center on Wednesday night. The Spartans have dropped four straight against the Gulls and last defeated the maroon and gold on February 6, 2009 at home.York falls to 12-3 overall and 4-2 in the CAC.
Spartans Knock Blazers from the Ranks of CAC UnbeatensThe York College men's basketball team, fresh off a tough overtime loss on Wednesday, put together a very strong road effort Saturday evening as they bounced Hood from the ranks of the Capital Athletic Conference unbeatens with a 70-64 win at the Odom Fitness Center at Ft. Detrick in Frederick, MD. The Spartans improve to 12-2 overall and 4-1 in the CAC while the Blazers fall to 8-5 and 3-1 in the league.
Saints Second Half Surge Downs SpartansThe York College mens basketball team saw their six-game win streak come to a hard-to-swallow end as Marymount University handed the Spartans a 90-88 overtime loss on Wednesday in Arlington, VA. With the loss, the Spartans fall to 11-2 overall and 3-1 in the CAC while the Saints improve to 7-6 overall and 2-2 in the league with the win.
Kouvaris Picks up a Pair of Weekly AwardsYork College men's basketball sophomore forward Paul Kouvaris earned a pair of weekly honors as he was named the Spartan Athlete of the Week and, for the second straight reporting period, the Capital Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week.
Spartans Blitz Gettysburg; Capture CVC Tournament Title as Gamber Wins #450For the York College Spartan men's basketball team, their rematch with Gettysburg in the final of the Hampton Inn Coaches vs. Cancer Classic lack much of the drama that the first meeting of the year had. However for the Spartans, the results were just as impressive as they rolled past the Bullets 86-61 for their third in-season tournament championship of the year on Sunday night.
Spartans Start New Year with a VictoryThe York College men's basketball team overcame a pesky Rosemont College Ravens squad on Saturday evening in the semifinal round of the 2010 Hampton Inn Coaches vs. Cancer Classic in Charles Wolf Gym. The Spartans, who have won five straight, improve to 10-1 overall as they will face Gettysburg in the tournament championship on Sunday night.
Kouvaris Named CAC Player of the WeekSophomore forward Paul Kouvaris was named the Capital Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the week ending December 20 as announced by the conference office on Monday morning. Kouvaris led the 9-1 Spartans to a victory over Wesley last Monday night to earn the award.
Brady Chosen as CAC Men's Basketball Athlete-of-the-WeekYork College senior captain Nick Brady has been chosen as the latest addition to the Capital Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player-of-the-Week Honor Roll after leading the Green and White to a pair of conference victories last week.
Brady Nabs Spartan Athlete-of-the-Week AccoladesFollowing his CAC Men's Basketball Player-of-the-Week honor, senior guard Nick Brady has also been named the Spartan Athlete-of-the-Week for his outstanding performances in the Spartans' two contest last week.
Kouvaris's Career Night Paces Spartans to Big CAC WinThe York College men's basketball team got a career-high 26 points from sophomore forward Paul Kouvaris as the Spartans streaked by a talented Wesley College squad 97-86 in Capital Athletic Conference action on Monday night in York. The win raises the Spartans' record to 9-1 overall and 3-0 in the CAC.
Brady's Three Lifts Spartans Past #14 St. Mary'sSenior guard Nick Brady drained a three-pointer with less than five seconds left to lift the York College mens basketball to a dramatic 64-61 win over #14 St. Marys College in Capital Athletic Conference action on Saturday night in York. The Spartans improve to 8-1 overall and 2-0 in the CAC.
Huge Second Half Pushes Spartans to CAC VictoryThe York College men's basketball squad exploded for 55 second half points en route to a 90-67 victory over Gallaudet University in Capital Athletic Conference action on Wednesday night in York. The Spartans, who are now 7-1 overall and 1-0 in the conference, turned a three-point game at the half into a 23 point victory.
Maciejewski's Career Night Paces the Spartans to VictoryThe York College men's basketball team overwhelmed Penn State Abington 93-72 in a non-conference contest on Wednesday afternoon in York. The Spartans, who improve to 6-1 overall, shot 50% from the field for the night as they bounced back from Saturday's tough loss to Messiah.
Whaley Named Spartan Athlete-of-the-WeekYork College men's basketball junior Kevin Whaley has been chosen as the most recent Spartan Athlete-of-the-Week for his performance for the week of November 23-29.
Bad First Half Leads to Spartan Loss at MessiahThe York College men's basketball team staged another furious second half comeback, however this time, the Spartans would not be able to climb out of the hole in the second half as they fell to Messiah College 77-69 on Saturday in Grantham, Pa. The loss was the Spartans' first of the year as they fall to 5-1 for the campaign.
Whaley's Three Lifts Spartans to Comeback WinJunior Kevin Whaley drilled a game-winning three pointer with 15 seconds remaining in the game to give the Spartans a dramatic 67-66 win over Gettysburg College on Tuesday night in York. The Spartans remain perfect at 5-0 with the victory as the Green and White are off to their best start since 2005-06.