Spartans' Men's Programs Capture 2009-10 CAC Commissioner's AwardFor the first time in school history, the York College Spartans captured the 2009-10 Capital Athletic Conference Mens Commissioners Award as announced by the CAC office recently. The award, which signifies the most outstanding mens athletic program in the conference, is in its third year of existence as the Spartans accumulated 76.0 points, edging last years champion, Salisbury University, by 2.5 points in the overall standings. Mary Washington finished third followed by Wesley.
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 Hall of Fame Grows by ThreeThe York College Athletic Hall of Fame will grow by three as Jill Crouse-Wolf, Chris Showers, and Michael Jackson will be inducted into the prestigious fraternity on Saturday, May 1 at Charles Wolf Gymnasium. The 1998 Mens Soccer team will also be honored by the College as they were the first team in program history to win a Capital Athletic Conference championship.
Three Spartans Participate in Professional CombineThree York College men's soccer seniors traveled to Sanford, Fla. this past week for the InfoSport, Inc. professional combine. Ryan Hock, Brett Sauerberger, and Travis Williams headed south with an opportunity to continue their respective playing careers.
PORTS SELECTED AS NSCAA PLAYER-OF-THE-YEARYork College senior Jon Ports has been honored as the NSCAA Division III Mens Soccer Player-of-the-Year as announced by the organization late last week. Ports becomes Yorks first national Player-of-the-Year in athletic department history.
Beyond the Pitch: The Story of a SpartanScott McDowell terrorized the pitch for the Green and White from 2002-2005. One of the most decorated Spartans in the history of the York College men's soccer program, McDowell is now happily married and working in York.
Spartans Land Four All-Region HonoreesThe York College mens soccer squad received outstanding new late last week as four Spartans were named to the NSCAA All-South Region squad. Jon Pors, Kemal Nuspahic, Adam Good, and Lucas Emil were each chosen to represent the Green and White on the regional team.
Spartans Tie Ephs 1-1, Williams Advances in PK'sThe York College men's soccer team saw their stellar 2009 campaign come to an abrupt end Saturday afternoon. The Spartans tied Williams 1-1 throughout the first 110 minutes of play before the Ephs advanced via a penalty-kick shootout.
Roommates Take the FieldYork College men's soccer players Kyle Connolly, Mike Lansing, and Matt Swiderski live the lives of a collegiate varsity student-athletes...together.
Bua Chosen as Spartan Athlete-of-the-WeekYork College men's soccer freshman forward Antonio Bua has been selected as the latest Spartan Athlete-of-the-Week. Bua had a spectacular weekend for the Spartans, scoring game-winning goals in both York wins to open the NCAA Tournament.
Men's Soccer Selected to Host Four-Team SectionalThe York College men's soccer team will get to stay at home for the second consecutive weekend as the Spartans will host a four-team sectional on Saturday and Sunday. The Spartans welcome Williams, Christopher Newport, and Stevens to Graham Field with a berth in the Final Four on the line.
Spartans Defeat Amherst; Advance to Sweet 16The #2 York College men's soccer team topped visiting #24 Amherst College 2-0 Sunday afternoon at Graham Field in York. Freshman Antonio Bua tallied his second game winner in as many matches while Kemal Nuspahic added the insurance goal.
BLOG: Follow the #2 Spartan Men's Soccer Action HereThe second-ranked York College men's soccer team begins their 2009 NCAA Tournament today, hosting Cazenovia College in the first round. Follow along as sports information's Matt Clark blogs about the game throughout the match.
York Advances in NCAA Tournament with First-Round VictoryAntonio Bua and Mike Lansing each tallied a pair of scores as the #2 York College men's soccer team defeated Cazenovia College in the first round of the 2009 NCAA Tournament. The Spartans now advance to the second round where they will face Amherst College tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. at York's Graham Field.
Spartans Land Eight on All-CAC SquadThe York College mens soccer team received great news Wednesday as eight Spartans were named to the 2009 Capital Athletic Conference squad. Of the eight, three student-athletes return to the all-league list while five are new additions.
Jon Ports Named Spartan Athlete-of-the-WeekFollowing his outstanding week in leading the #4 York College men's soccer team to their first Capital Athletic Conference Tournament title since 2006, senior All-American Jon Ports has been chosen as the latest Spartan Athlete-of-the-Week for his performance during the span of November 2-8.
York College Announces Ticket Policy for NCAA Men's Soccer TournamentThe York College athletic department has established the ticket policy for the Spartan mens soccer first and second round NCAA Tournament matches on Saturday, November 14 and Sunday, November 15. The Spartans face Cazenovia at 11:00 am on Saturday followed by Amherst and Salem State squaring off in the other first round match on Saturday at 1:30 pm. The two first round winners will play on Sunday at 1:00 pm.
2009 Capital Athletic Conference Men's Soccer Championship PreviewThe York College mens soccer team comes into their fifth championship game appearance in the last six years looking to capture their fourth overall Capital Athletic Conference title. The Spartans have won tournament championships in 1998, 2005, and 2006. The Spartans won two of those title at home as they defeated Salisbury in 1998 and Mary Washington in 2006.
Spartans Top Mary Washington; Advance to Title MatchThe #5 York College mens soccer team advances to the 2009 Capital Athletic Conference tournament after a resounding 4-1 victory over visiting Mary Washington Tuesday afternoon in the semifinal round. The second-seeded Spartans will host fourth-seeded Stevenson in Saturday's championship.
Spartans Overcome a Scoreless First Half to Capture a 3-0 VictoryThe York College mens soccer team edged visiting Capital Athletic Conference opponent Hood College 3-0 in their last game before moving into the CAC tournament. York (13-1-4, 6-0-2) moved past a first half when they struggled to finish their attack on multiple occasions, only to come out at halftime and score three goals on the afternoon.
Senior Day Brings Smiles as Spartans Cruise 6-0The #5 York College men's soccer team was all smiles Saturday as they picked up a 6-0 CAC victory over visiting St. Mary's on Spartan Senior Day. Since this class entered the college ranks in 2006, the Green and White have posted a stellar 72-4-10 record.
BLOG: #5 York visits #11 Johns HopkinsThe fifth-ranked York College men's soccer team visits #11 Johns Hopkins University tonight in a 7:00 p.m. under-the-lights clash. Follow tonight's nationally-ranked action here.
Spartans and Blue Jays Battle to a Scoreless TieThe York College men's soccer team ended in a scoreless tie against Johns Hopkins University Wednesday night in a battle of nationally ranked squads in Baltimore. The Spartans and Blue Jays tied for the second consecutive match as York is now 11-1-4 for the campaign.
Spartans Draw 0-0 at Mary WashingtonThe #3 York College mens soccer team would play a lengthy 110 minutes on Saturday afternoon, managing a 0-0 draw with Capital Athletic Conference foe Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va. The tie moves the Spartans 2009 record to 11-1-3 including a 4-0-2 mark in CAC play.
Spartans Use Big Second Half to Clip Rutgers-CamdenThe York College men's soccer team scored three second half goals to post a 3-2 non-conference victory over Rutgers-Camden on an overcast Monday afternoon in York. The Spartans, who have won three straight, improve to 11-1-2 overall while the Scarlet Raptors fall to 6-7-2.
Four Goals Lead Spartans Over WesleyThe York College mens soccer squad bested host Wesley Saturday afternoon 4-1 in a Capital Athletic Conference tilt in Dover, Del. The league victory now bumps the Spartans 2009 record to 10-1-2 (4-0-1 CAC) while the Wolverines fall to 7-6 (3-3 CAC).
#7 Spartans Blank #1 Messiah, 2-0The York College men's soccer team rebounded from their first loss in 31 matches with a resounding 2-0 non-conference win over top-ranked Messiah on a blustery Wednesday afternoon in York. The Spartans, who have won three straight over the Falcons, improve to 9-1-2 overall while the Falcons suffered their first loss, falling to 9-1.
Spartans' Streak Snapped at 30In a match-up of top-five squads, the York College mens soccer team saw their 30 consecutive games unbeaten streak come to an end Saturday afternoon, falling 1-0 to visiting Christopher Newport University. The #3 Spartans suffer their first loss since November 17, 2007 when they fell 2-0 to Middlebury in the NCAA Tournament.
Seven Spartans Tally as York Tops GallaudetSeven different players recorded goals Wednesday afternoon, as the #3 York College mens soccer team defeated visiting Gallaudet University 7-0 in Capital Athletic Conference action. With the victory, the Spartans improve to 8-0-2 (3-0-1 CAC) on the year while increasing their unbeaten streak to 30 consecutive games.
Spartans Blank Saints in CAC ContestThe York College Spartans captured a 3-0 Capital Athletic Conference win at Marymount University in Arlington, VA on Tuesday afternoon. The Spartans, who are ranked third in the nation, improve to 7-0-2 for the season and are now 2-0-1 in the CAC.
York, Salisbury Draw 2-2 in CAC ClashIn one of the most heated rivalries in the Capital Athletic Conference, the #9 York College mens soccer team drew with visiting #2 Salisbury University 2-2 on a wet and dreary Saturday afternoon in York.
Unbeaten Streak Grows to 27 as Spartans Edge StevensonThe ninth ranked York College Spartans edged the Stevenson University Mustangs 2-1 in a Capital Athletic Conference contest on Wednesday in Owings Mills, MD. The Spartans extend their unbeaten streak to 27 matches as they improve to 6-0-1 overall and 1-0 in the conference.