Spartan Athletic Hall of Fame Grows by ThreeThe 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.
2011 Spartan Soccer CampsComplete 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!!!
Five Spartans Garner All-Region AccoladesThe 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.
Spartans Fall to Kenyon in NCAA First RoundThe 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.
Yackel, Ludwig Receive CAC Accolades; Seven Land on All-Star ListSpartan 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.
One Spartan Proves Dedication Does Pay OffThe 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.
2010 YORK COLLEGE NCAA TOURNAMENT MEN'S SOCCER HOMEPAGEThe 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.
Spartan Men's Soccer Set to Host NCAA First and Second Round ContestsFor 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.
REPEAT!!! SPARTANS CLAIM CAC TITLE IN PK SHOOTOUTFor 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.
Spartans Triumphant in CAC Semifinal; Face Salisbury in Saturday's ChampionshipMike 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.
Men's Soccer Announces 2010 Winter ClinicThe 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.
Bua Named Spartan Athlete-of-the-WeekYork 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.
Spartans Snag 3-0 Senior Day TriumphOn 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.
Derksen Nabs CAC Weekly Honor for Second Time in 2010York 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.
Spartans Capture Regular Season Championship with 1-0 WinThe 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.
O'Connell's Two Goals Lift York to OT TriumphSenior 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.
Men's Soccer Gets in on Breast Cancer Awareness MonthThe 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.
O'Connell Named Spartan Athlete-of-the-WeekYork 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.
Spartans Remain Perfect in CAC Play with 3-0 WinThe 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.
O'Connell, Emil Lift Spartans to Fifth CAC WinThe 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.
Facer's 54th Minute Header Gives York 1-0 CAC TriumphSophomore 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.
Spartans Drop Rivalry Match; Fall at Messiah 2-0The 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.
Derksen Selected as Spartan Athlete-of-the-WeekFollowing 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.
Spartans Rally After Slow StartIn 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.
Three Goals, Clean Sheet Leads to Fourth Straight WinThe 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.
Bua and Good Selected as CAC Men's Soccer Players-of-the-WeekYork 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.
Spartans Roll to 3-0 CAC Road TriumphThe 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.
Bua, the Spartan Defense Lead Spartans Past MustangsYork 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.
Nuspahic, Derksen Lead Spartans to Rebound VictoryThe #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.
#12 Stevens Edges #23 York; Spartans Drop Second StraightFor 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.
Kean Knocks Off Spartans in Physical ContestThe #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.
Stromberg Named Spartan-Athlete-of-the-WeekYORK 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.
#10 York Cruises Past McDaniel to Capture TitleThe #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.
#10 Spartans Rebound with Solid 3-0 Triumph over MedailleThe 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.
Top-Ten Battle Goes to Hopkins; Down Spartans in Double OTFor 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.