5 Travis Atwell
5 Travis Atwell
Height: 6-3
Weight: 220
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Dunkirk, Md.
High School: Southern
Position: D


2011: Enters his senior campaign as a second-year Spartan ... is a strong defenseman with quality size ... has experienced success on the lacrosse field ... should be more comfortable in York's defensive system this year ... is set to be a key cog in York's defense.

2010: Appeared in all 16 Spartan contests, drawing 12 starts as a defensive player ... scored one goal for the Spartans, tallying in York's first game of the season at then-#4 Roanoke ... was a first-year Spartans after transferring in from the junior college ranks ... collected 17 ground balls ... caused nine turnovers.

2009: Played at Anne Arundel Community College ... team won the Maryland JuCo title ... named a NJCAA second-team All-American.

Personal: Is a criminal justice major ... is the son of Andy and Colleen Atwell ... born on October 25, 1989 ... names his mom and dad as the people he most admires ... hobbies include playing golf, snowboarding and walking on the beach at sunset ... chose York because of the people ... most significant athletic achievement was winning an All-American award while playing at Anne Arundel Community College ... most memorable athletic moment at York was his first game played ... after graduation he plans on getting a job with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.