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May 4, 2011
Spartan Athletic Hall of Fame Grows by Three
The York College Athletic Hall of Fame grew by three on Saturday during the annual induction ceremony at the Grumbacher Sport & Fitness Center. Coach and Professor Pat Massa, wrestler Gary Papa, and field hockey standout Jaclyn (Russell) Showers became the newest members of the Hall of Fame.
March 11, 2011
Men's Soccer Outdoor Classic and Golf Tournament
The York College men’s soccer team is set to host its Under-18 7v7 Outdoor Classic on April 9 and 10 while also holding its annual golf tournament on May 1.
January 20, 2011
2011 Spartan Soccer Camps
Complete information for the 2011 Spartan Soccer Camps taking place in the summer of 2011 under the direction of York College men's soccer head coach Mark Ludwig. Spots still available!!!
December 9, 2010
Five Spartans Garner All-Region Accolades
The York College men’s soccer squad received great news Wednesday afternoon as five Spartans were named to the 2010 NSCAA/Performance Subaru Men’s Soccer Division III All-South-Atlantic Region team. Lucas Emil, Andy Stromberg, Jesse Derksen, Mike Gill, and Kemal Nuspahic were all named to the second-team for their tremendous contributions throughout the season.
November 13, 2010
Spartans Fall to Kenyon in NCAA First Round
The 18th-ranked York College men’s soccer team saw their 2010 campaign come to an abrupt end Saturday afternoon as they fell 1-0 to Kenyon College in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in York. The Spartans close out the year with a 16-5-1 mark while the Lords, who stand at 15-2-2, advance to tomorrow’s second round against the winner of Ohio Wesleyan and Catholic.
November 12, 2010
Yackel, Ludwig Receive CAC Accolades; Seven Land on All-Star List
Spartan freshman defender Matt Yackel was named the CAC Rookie-of-the-Year and head coach Mark Ludwig was chosen by his peers as the conference’s Coach-of-the-Year while seven players were chosen as All-CAC performers. Lucas Emil, Adam Good, Mike Gill, Jesse Derksen, and Andy Stromberg each were first-team choices while Kemal Nuspahic and Antonio Bua landed on the second team.
November 12, 2010
One Spartan Proves Dedication Does Pay Off
The Spartan senior class has been exceptional during their four seasons. The Green and White have won two CAC Championships, been to four NCAA Tournaments, and accumulated a record of 72-8-9. But there is one member of that vaunted senior class whose 2010 campaign has proven extra special.
November 9, 2010
2010 YORK COLLEGE NCAA TOURNAMENT MEN'S SOCCER HOMEPAGE
The homepage for the 2010 NCAA Tournament First and Second Round Men's Soccer tournament hosted by York College. The Spartans are hosting the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in the last six years and the second year in a row. This page contains all the information that fans will need to follow the action this weekend.
November 8, 2010
Spartan Men's Soccer Set to Host NCAA First and Second Round Contests
For the sixth consecutive season, the York College men’s soccer squad has earned a trip to the NCAA Division III National Championship tournament as the brackets were announced Monday afternoon by the NCAA. The Spartans, who earned an automatic bid courtesy of Saturday’s Capital Athletic Conference championship win in penalty kicks, have earned the right to host a pair of first round matches and a second round match on Saturday and Sunday.
November 6, 2010
REPEAT!!! SPARTANS CLAIM CAC TITLE IN PK SHOOTOUT
For the second consecutive season, and the fourth time in program history, the York College men's soccer team captures the Capital Athletic Conference Tournament Title. After a 1-1 through 110 minutes of action, the Spartans won in a penalty-kick shootout 4-3. Sophomore goalkeeper Jesse Derksen made three saves in the shootout, including the stop on the sixth Salisbury attempt to secure the championship.
November 5, 2010
Spartan Unity, Passion Evident in York-Salisbury Rivalry
The York College men's soccer team hosts rival Salisbury on Saturday, November 6, in the championship match of the 2010 Capital Athletic Conference Tournament. It will be the latest edition of an intense rivalry.
November 3, 2010
Spartans Triumphant in CAC Semifinal; Face Salisbury in Saturday's Championship
Mike Gill and Mike O'Connell lifted the York College men's soccer team to a 2-0 victory Wednesday afternoon over visiting Mary Washington in the semifinal round of the 2010 Capital Athletic Conference Tournament. The triumph pushes the Spartans into Saturday's championship match where they will host Salisbury in a 2:00 pm tilt.
November 3, 2010
Men's Soccer Announces 2010 Winter Clinic
The York College men’s soccer team has recently announced the dates for the Fourth Annual York College Winter Soccer Clinic. The Spartans are set to host the clinic on Saturday, December 11, and Saturday, December 18.
November 1, 2010
Bua Named Spartan Athlete-of-the-Week
York College sophomore men’s soccer midfielder Antonio Bua has been named the Spartan Athlete of the Week. Bua, who receives the honor for the first time this season, led the Green and White to victory against Hood College just this passed week.
October 26, 2010
Spartans Snag 3-0 Senior Day Triumph
On an unseasonably warm but cloudy late-October day, the York College men’s soccer team defeated the visiting Hood College Blazers 3-0, to improve their record to 15-4 and 8-0 in the Capital Athletic Conference. For seniors Doug Bauer, Mike O’Connell, Lucas Emil, Adam Good and Treyton Good the match proved a special one as they were honored during the Spartans’ annual Senior Day festivities prior to the CAC tilt.
October 25, 2010
Derksen Nabs CAC Weekly Honor for Second Time in 2010
York College sophomore goalkeeper Jesse Derksen has been chosen as the latest Capital Athletic Conference Mens Soccer Defensive Player-of-the-Week as released by the conference office Monday afternoon. Derksen, who also garnered the honor back on October 4, helped the Spartans to a 2-0 week and secured the CAC regular season championship.
October 23, 2010
Spartans Capture Regular Season Championship with 1-0 Win
The York College mens soccer team posted a crucial 1-0 Capital Athletic Conference victory at Salisbury University on Saturday afternoon. The win earns the Spartans the 2010 Capital Athletic Conference regular season crown and also the number one seed in the upcoming CAC post-season tournament.
October 20, 2010
O'Connell's Two Goals Lift York to OT Triumph
Senior forward Mike OConnell notched two goals Wednesday afternoon as the York College mens soccer team bested visiting Gettysburg 2-1 in overtime during the Spartans inaugural Give Cancer the Boot match. The victory moves the Spartans to 13-4 on the year while the better-than-advertised Bullets drop to 4-8-1.
October 19, 2010
Men's Soccer Gets in on Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The York College men's soccer team is joining the effort to promote breast cancer awareness during the month of October as the Spartans host their first annual "Give Cancer the Boot" match this Wednesday against Gettysburg.
October 18, 2010
O'Connell, Pearson Named to CAC Men's Soccer Weekly Top-Performers List
York College men's soccer student-athletes Mike O'Connell and Cody Pearson have been selected as Capital Athletic Conference Co-Offensive and Co-Defensive Players-of-the-Week. York put together a solid 2-0 performance last week, as both wins were clean sheets.
October 18, 2010
O'Connell Named Spartan Athlete-of-the-Week
York College mens soccer senior forward Mike OConnell has been chosen as the latest Spartan Athlete-of-the-Week for his tremendous performances during the Green and Whites 2-0 week.
October 16, 2010
Spartans Remain Perfect in CAC Play with 3-0 Win
The York College mens soccer team kept rolling in Capital Athletic Conference play as they blanked Wesley College 3-0 in league action in Dover, Delaware on Saturday night. The Spartans remain perfect in the CAC with a 6-0 mark while they rise to 12-4 overall. The Wolverines fall to 1-5 in the conference and 4-10-1 overall.
October 13, 2010
O'Connell, Emil Lift Spartans to Fifth CAC Win
The York College mens soccer team picked up a significant 2-0 Capital Athletic Conference victory Wednesday afternoon, besting host Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va. Winners of seven of their last eight games, the Spartans improve to 11-4 on the season and 5-0 in conference action while the Eagles drop to 7-3-2 and 2-1-1 in the CAC.
October 9, 2010
Facer's 54th Minute Header Gives York 1-0 CAC Triumph
Sophomore midfielder Justin Facer provided the lone goal of the match Saturday as the York College mens soccer team bested visiting Marymount (Va.) University 1-0 in York. Bouncing back in fine fashion after Tuesdays loss at #10 Messiah, the Spartans picked up yet another Capital Athletic Conference victory to boost their 2010 record to 10-4, including a 4-0 league mark.
October 5, 2010
Spartans Drop Rivalry Match; Fall at Messiah 2-0
The York College mens soccer team took one on the chin Tuesday evening as #10 Messiah bested the Green and White 2-0 at Shoemaker Field. The loss snaps the Spartans five-match winning streak and drops their record to 9-4 on the season.
October 4, 2010
Derksen Selected as Spartan Athlete-of-the-Week
Following a pair of shutout victories last week, men's soccer goalkeeper Jesse Derksen has been chosen as the latest Spartan Athlete-of-the-Week. His efforts resulted in a 2-0 week for the Green and White as they stretched their current winning streak to five consecutive matches.
October 4, 2010
Derksen Named CAC Men's Soccer Defensive Player-of-the-Week
York College sophomore goalkeeper Jesse Derksen was named the Capital Athletic Conference Men's Soccer Defensive Player-of-the-Week after posting two shutout performances last week.
October 2, 2010
Spartans Rally After Slow Start
In front of a large crowd at York Colleges Fall Fest Weekend, the Spartan mens soccer squad relied on junior Kemal Nuspahic and his lone goal to carry the Green White to a 1-0 victory over conference foe Frostburg State. With the triumph, York improves to 9-3 overall and 3-0 in the CAC. The Bobcats from Frostburg State drop to 3-7-1 overall and 1-2-1 in the conference.
September 29, 2010
Three Goals, Clean Sheet Leads to Fourth Straight Win
The York College mens soccer team stretched their current winning streak to four consecutive matches on Thursday evening, as the Spartans bested host Lynchburg 3-0. The Green and White, who have not allowed a goal during each of the past four games, improve to 8-3 on the season while the Hornets drop to 6-3-1.
September 27, 2010
Bua and Good Selected as CAC Men's Soccer Players-of-the-Week
York College men's soccer standouts Antonio Bua and Adam Good have been selected as the Capital Athletic Conference Offensive and Defensive Players-of-the-Week for men's soccer. Bua and Good both posted tremendous performances in leading the Spartans to a 2-0 week.
September 25, 2010
Spartans Roll to 3-0 CAC Road Triumph
The York College mens soccer team picked up a commanding 3-0 Capital Athletic Conference triumph over St. Marys (Md.) Saturday afternoon in St. Marys City, Md. Kemal Nuspahic scored twice and added an assist as the Spartans improve to 7-3 on the year including a 2-0 mark in CAC action while the Seahawks fall to 2-6-1 overall and 1-2 in the conference.
September 22, 2010
Bua, the Spartan Defense Lead Spartans Past Mustangs
York College sophomore Antonio Bua knew that darkness was descending quickly on Graham Field. So the forward took it upon himself to send the Spartan faithful home happy as he notched the games lone goal in leading the Spartan mens soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Capital Athletic Conference rival Stevenson on a stormy Wednesday in York.
September 19, 2010
Nuspahic, Derksen Lead Spartans to Rebound Victory
The #23 York College men's soccer squad rebounded from their back-to-back losses with a 1-0 non-conference triumph over visiting North Carolina Wesleyan on Saturday in York. Kemal Nuspahic tallied the game-winner for the Green and White while goalkeeper Jesse Derksen made four saves, including a pair of brilliant stops, to preserve the Spartan victory.
September 17, 2010
#12 Stevens Edges #23 York; Spartans Drop Second Straight
For the second straight contest, the #23 York College mens soccer team came out on the short end of the final result as they fell 1-0 to host #12 Stevens Friday evening in Hoboken, N.J. The defeat drops the Spartans to a 4-3 mark while the Ducks remain unbeaten and improve 5-0-1. The Spartans suffer back-to-back losses for the first time since 2005.
September 15, 2010
Kean Knocks Off Spartans in Physical Contest
The #23 York College men's soccer team suffered their second loss of the 2010 season on Wednesday afternoon, falling 2-1 to Kean University in Hillside, N.J. The Spartan defeat proves to be their first regular season road loss since late in the 2004 campaign and marks the first time the Green and White have lost two regular season games since 2005.
September 13, 2010
Stromberg Named Spartan-Athlete-of-the-Week
YORK Pa. York College junior mens soccer standout Andy Stromberg has been chosen as the latest Spartan-Athlete-of-the-Week honoree for the 2010-2011 academic year. Stromberg led the Spartans to a 2-1 week including the title in the inaugural Country Inn & Suites/Parma Pizza York College Soccer Tournament as he garnered tournament MVP honors.
September 12, 2010
#10 York Cruises Past McDaniel to Capture Title
The #10 York College men's soccer team amassed another great performance Sunday in the championship game of the Country Inn & Suites/Parma Pizza York College Soccer Tournament, as they dominated McDaniel, 2-0. A drizzling, cloudy day at Graham Field was the site of the victory, and the Spartans improve to 4-1. Junior Andy Stromberg was named the Tournament MVP.
September 11, 2010
#10 Spartans Rebound with Solid 3-0 Triumph over Medaille
The York College mens soccer team put together an outstanding performance Saturday in the opening round of the inaugural Country Inn & Suites/Parma Pizza York College Soccer Tournament, as they topped visiting Medaille 3-0. On a beautiful afternoon in south central Pennsylvania, the Spartans improve to 3-1 on the season and 1-1 at home while the Mavericks fall to 3-2.
September 8, 2010
Top-Ten Battle Goes to Hopkins; Down Spartans in Double OT
For only the third time in 49 home matches, a span that dates back to the 2006 campaign, the York College men's soccer team suffered a home defeat Wednesday afternoon. The #10 Spartans fell to #6 Johns Hopkins 2-1 in double overtime on York's Graham Field.
September 8, 2010
Gill Named CAC Men's Soccer Defensive Player-of-the-Week
York College junior midfielder Mike Gill collected the first Capital Athletic Conference Men's Soccer Defensive Player-of-the-Week honors for the 2010 campaign.
September 7, 2010
Top-Ten Squads Set to Clash in York
The tenth-ranked York College men's soccer team hosts sixth-ranked Johns Hopkins on Wednesday, September 8, at 4:00 pm on York's Graham Field. Both squads sport identical 2-0 records entering the match.
September 4, 2010
Gill, Spartans Top Cabrini in Radnor
The #8 York College mens soccer squad improved their early 2010 season mark to 2-0 Saturday afternoon as they topped host Cabrini 3-1. The Spartans remain flawless while the Cavaliers drop to 0-2 on the season.
September 1, 2010
Facer's OT Tally Lifts Spartans in Season Opener
With 3:04 remaining in the first overtime, York College men's soccer sophomore Justin Facer knocked home the game-winner in the Spartans first contest of 2010. The Green and White topped Susquehanna 1-0 at Millville High School's Millard C. Ludwig Memorial Stadium.
August 31, 2010
2010 York College Men's Soccer Preview
The York College men's soccer squad opens the 2010 season with much optimism. The Spartans begin the year ranked eighth in the country by the NSCAA and return five All-Capital Athletic Conference performers from their 17-1-5 2009 campaign.
August 23, 2010
Spartans Ranked #8 by NSCAA
The York College mens soccer squad begins the 2010 campaign carrying a #8 ranking into the year.