Marks Recognized as NCAA Statistical ChampionYork College senior mens soccer player Kyle Marks was recognized at tonights Capital Athletic Conference womens basketball semifinal for his outstanding season as Yorks starting goalkeeper. Marks posted the best goals against average and save percentage in all of NCAA Division III for the fall 2008 campaign.
Spartans Post Memorable 2008The 2008 York College men's soccer team posted one of the best seasons in school history going 18-0-2 and achieving a #2 national ranking during the regular season.
NSCAA Lists Three Spartans on All-American SquadThe good news keeps rolling in for the York College mens soccer team as a trio of Spartans landed on the NSCAA All-American squad. Junior Jon Ports and seniors Chris Ports and Evan Scheffey received first, second, and third team bids, respectively.
Six Spartans Chosen All-South RegionThe York College mens soccer team received outstanding news this week, as six Spartans were selected to All-South Region squad according to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Kyle Marks, Chris Ports, Evan Scheffey, Jon Ports, Kemal Nuspahic, and Lucas Emil were each all-regional performers in 2008.
Stunner #2; Hopkins Ousts Spartans on PKsThe York College men's soccer team was dealt a crushing blow against Johns Hopkins Sunday afternoon. After a 0-0 tie through regulation and overtime, the Blue Jays end the Spartans' 2008 campaign courtesy of a 4-3 shootout victory.
Spartan Men's Soccer Advances to the Second SeasonFor the fourth straight year, the York College men's soccer team has advanced to the NCAA Division III National Tournament. The Spartans, who have been ranked #2 in the nation for the majority of the season, will have a first round bye and then host the winner of the Ithaca/Johns Hopkins first round tilt.
Wesley Stuns Spartans; Wolverines Advance to FinalIn a stunning turn of events, the top-seeded York College mens soccer team failed to advance to the Capital Athletic Conference championship match losing out on the opportunity to Wesley College, who move on courtesy of a 0-0 draw and a 3-0 result in the ensuing penalty kick shootout.
Spartans' Scheffey Highlighted in CAC "Introducing" FeatureYork College men's soccer senior defender Evan Scheffey is this week's featured athlete in the Capital Athletic Conference. Scheffey is a two-time first-team All-CAC defender and has helped lead the Spartans to an 18-0 record and No. 2 ranking in the country this season.
York Rolls to 6-0 Win at Hood to Conclude Regular SeasonThe York College men's soccer team tallied six scores on a windy Wednesday afternoon in Frederick, Md. defeating Capital Athletic Conference foe Hood 6-0. The #2 Spartans improve to 18-0 on the season and 8-0 in league play while the Blazers drop to 4-12 overall and 1-7 in the CAC
Good Goal Lifts Spartans to 1-0 Victory at St. Mary'sThe York College men's soccer team remained perfect with a 1-0 win at St. Mary's in Capital Athletic Conference action on Saturday afternoon in St. Mary's City, MD. The Spartans improve to 17-0 and 7-0 in the CAC as they clinched the CAC regular season crown.
Spartans Remain Perfect with 5-0 Win over WesleyThe York College men's soccer team remained perfect on the year as they shutout Wesley College 5-0 in Capital Athletic Conference action on a brisk Wednesday afternoon in York. The Spartans, who are ranked second in the nation, improve to 16-0 overall and 6-0 in the CAC.
Ports Selected as CAC Co-Player of the WeekYork College mens soccer standout Jon Ports has been selected as the Capital Athletic Conference Co-Player of the Week for his performance in a 4-0 Spartan win against Mary Washington last Saturday. This is the second time in 2008 that Ports has received the honor.
Spartans Soar past Eagles on Senior DayThe #2 York College mens soccer team defeated #23 Mary Washington 4-0 on senior day at Graham Field, Saturday afternoon. The Spartans improve to 15-0 and 5-0 in the Capital Athletic Conference while Mary Washington falls to 8-4-2 and 4-1-1 in the CAC. With the victory the Spartans sit perched atop the standings of the highly competitive CAC with the regular season winding down.
Lucas Emil and Jill Stanley Named CAC Co-Players of the WeekYork College soccer players Lucas Emil and Jill Stanley were named co-players of the week for their respective sports for their outstanding play this past week. Emil led the Spartans to a pair of wins including a victory at #2 Messiah while Stanley's team also went 2-0 for the week.
Spartans Remain Perfect with 2-0 Win at Rutgers-CamdenThe York College men's soccer squad stayed perfect as they picked up a 2-0 win at Rutgers-Camden on Saturday afternoon. The Spartans improve to 14-0 with the win as they will now have a week off before facing Mary Washington in a big Capital Athletic Conference battle.
Spartans Roll Past Greensboro on Fall Fest WeekendThe York College men's soccer put together one of their most complete games of the season as they shutout Greensboro College 5-0 in non-conference action on a pleasant Saturday afternoon in York. The Spartans remain perfect at 12-0, setting up Wednesday's showdown at #2 Messiah.
Spartans Cruise Past Bison 8-0The York College mens soccer team continued their winning ways with an 8-0 victory over the Bison from Gallaudet University. With the victory in this Capital Athletic Conference contest the #3 Spartans improve to 10-0 and 4-0 in the CAC while the Bison fall to 0-11 and 0-4 in the CAC.
Brooten Gets First Win as Spartans Take Down MarymountThe York College men's soccer team struck for six scores against visiting Marymount on Tuesday evening at York's Graham Field, as the green and white came away with the 6-0 victory. The Capital Athletic Conference contest, shortened by weather and darkness, moves the Spartans to 10-0 on the year while Marymount falls to 3-6-2.
Two Goods Tally as Spartans Edge SalisburyThe York College mens soccer team took home a solid Capital Athletic Conference victory with a 2-1 result over host Salisbury. The win moves the #3 Spartans to a sparkling 9-0 for the season including 2-0 in CAC action, while Salisbury drops to 8-1-1 overall and 1-1 in league play.
Spartans Drop Stevenson in CAC OpenerThe York College men's soccer team began their 2008 Capital Athletic Conference slate with a 3-0 victory over Stevenson University, Wednesday evening at York's Graham Field. The Spartans improve to 8-0 on the year while Stevenson falls to 3-6-1.
Ports Named CAC Co-Player of the WeekYork College men's soccer junior All-American Jon Ports has been selected as the Capital Athletic Conference Co-Player-of-the-Week, tallying a pair of goals in York's two games last week.
Spartans Cruise to 4-0 Win in MillvilleThe third-ranked York College men's soccer squad posted a 4-0 win over Susquehanna University in non-conference action on Saturday night at Millard Ludwig Stadium in Millville, PA. The green and white remain perfect at 7-0 for the campaign.
Ports' Left-Footed Bomb Lifts Spartans to VictoryJunior All-American Jon Ports collected a loose ball and converted the turnover into a goal with a left-footed bomb from 30 yards out with a mere 27 second remaining in the second overtime, lifting the #3 Spartans to a 1-0 win at Gettysburg on Tuesday night.
Kemal Nuspahic Named CAC Men's Soccer Player-of-the-WeekYork College freshman forward Kemal Nuspahic was named the Capital Athletic Conference men's soccer player of the week as he led the Spartans to a 2-0 week including a win over #25 Lynchburg. The Spartans, who are fourth in the nation, improved to 5-0 for the season with the wins.
Marks Named Spartan Athlete-of-the-WeekYork College mens soccer senior goalkeeper Kyle Marks has been named Spartan Athlete-of-the-Week for his performance during the week of September 7 through 13. Marks posted a pair of clean sheets as the Spartans went 2-0 for the week.
Spartans Improve to 5-0 with 2-0 Victory Over LynchburgThe fourth-ranked York College mens soccer team capped a strong week of play on a muggy Saturday afternoon in York with a 2-0 victory over #25 Lynchburg. The win moves the Spartans to 5-0 on the season while the Hornets fall to 5-1.
Spartans Edge Blue Jays 1-0Kemal Nuspahics 44th-minute goal lifted the York College mens soccer team to a 1-0 victory over visiting Johns Hopkins Wednesday evening at Graham Field. The Spartans have now accumulated a sparkling 25-1-1 record at home since the opening of Graham Field in 2006.
Spartans Edge Medaille while Hanna Puts Damper on MatchOn a rainy, windy, and simply dreary afternoon, the York College mens soccer team scraped by visiting Medaille with a 1-0 victory. The Spartans move to 3-0 on the young season while Medaille continues to fall on hard luck and drops to 0-4.
Ports Captures CAC Co-Player of the Week AwardSenior midfielder Chris Ports made his presence felt last week as he helped lead the York College men's soccer squad to the championship of the VCAM/CNU tournament hosted by Christopher Newport University. Ports accumulated a team-high five points on two goals and an assist for the weekend.
Four Spartans Tally as York Moves to 2-0The York College men's soccer team rolled to a 4-1 victory over Christopher Newport Saturday night in the final match of the VCAM/CNU Classic. The Spartans pick up their second win of the year en route to capturing the tournament crown.
#5 Spartans Use Late Goals to Upend #14 Virginia WesleyanThe York College men's soccer squad tallied two goals in the final 4:41 of regulation to upend #14 Virginia Wesleyan 2-0 in the opening round of the Christopher Newport Classic on Friday evening. The Spartans, who are ranked fifth in the nation, received goals from freshman Kemal Nuspahic and senior Chris Ports.
2008 York College Men's Soccer PreviewConsecutive NCAA Elite Eight appearances. Consecutive #5 final national rankings. Consecutive Capital Athletic Conference regular season titles. Consecutive CAC Player-of-the-Year honors. Consecutive years of outstanding performances have allowed the York College mens soccer team to come into the 2008 season with high expectations and even higher hopes.
Spartans Open Season at #5The York College mens soccer team will begin the 2008 campaign among the nations best. The Spartans hold the #5 ranking according to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, which bases their preseason rankings on the previous years finish.