Smith, Gray Land on All-Atlantic Region SquadThe York College softball team received outstanding news Tuesday afternoon as sophomores Kelly Smith and Kristen Gray were selected to the Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Atlantic Region squad.
Spartans Split with Juniata to Close Out CampaignThe York College softball squad closed out their 2009 campaign with a split against Juniata College on Monday afternoon in Huntingdon, PA. The Eagles took game one 4-1 before the Spartans bounced back and took game two 4-1 in eight innings. The Spartans finished the season with 30 wins, just two short of the school record.
Therres Named CAC Co-Player of the Week AgainFor the second time this year, York College freshman pitcher Brittany Therres was named the Capital Athletic Conference co-Player of the Week after her strong performance during the past seven days. Therres earned the award earlier in the year and was named to the All-CAC squad last week.
Spartans Sweep Bulldogs on Sunny SundayThe York College softball squad picked up a pair of non-conference wins at DeSales on a brilliantly sunny Sunday afternoon in Center Valley, PA. The Spartans won game one 4-1 and then captured the nightcap 4-3. York improves to 29-14 overall.
Four Spartans Honored by the CACThe York College softball team received good news on Wednesday afternoon as four Spartans were selected to the All-Capital Athletic Conference team as announced by the league office. Third baseman Kelly Smith, shortstop Heather Bormann, designated player Kristen Gray and pitcher Brittany Therres each earned a spot on the 2009 team.
Extra Inning Heartbreak for the Spartans; UMW Wins in 12The York College softball team saw their stay at the 2009 Capital Athletic Conference tournament come to an end with a 2-1, 12 inning loss to Mary Washington on Saturday in Salisbury. The loss drops York to 27-12 for the campaign.
Spartans Shutout Hood to Advance in CAC TournamentThe York College softball squad rode a strong pitching performance from junior Sam Koehl as the Spartans advanced in the CAC Tournament with a 6-0 win over Hood College on Saturday in Salisbury. The Spartans now face Mary Washington in an elimination game on Sunday morning.
Therres's Bat and Arm Lift Spartans Past WesleyThe York College softball squad remained alive in the 2009 Capital Athletic Conference tournament as the Spartans posted a 7-1 win over Wesley College on Saturday in the quarterfinal round of the tournament. Freshman pitcher Brittany Therres pitched and hit the Spartans past the Wolverines as York is now 26-11 overall.
Rowell Shutouts Spartans in CAC Touranment Second RoundThe York College softball team was able to manage just two hits as the Spartans dropped a 3-0 decision to the University of Mary Washington in the second round of the Capital Athletic Conference Tournament. The Spartans fall to 25-11 with loss as they will face Wesley in the quarterfinals on Saturday morning.
Therres Hurls a Gem as Spartans Blank MustangsThe York College softball squad opened up their stay in the 2009 Capital Athletic Conference tournament with a 6-0 win over Stevenson University in the tournament's opening round on a sun-splashed Thursday afternoon in York. The Spartans advance to face Mary Washington in Friday's second round.
Koehl Leads Spartans to Split with BridgewaterThe York College Spartans split a non-conference doubleheader with Bridgewater College on Monday afternoon in York. The Eagles captured game one, 1-0 in nine innings, before the Spartans bounced back to take the nightcap, 4-2 behind Sam Koehl's complete game.
Salisbury Sweeps Spartans; York Loses Coin Flip for SecondThe York College softball squad suffered a trio of losses on Saturday as, on the field, they were swept by Salisbury University in a Capital Athletic Conference showdown. Off the field, the Spartans lost a coin flip to Mary Washington for the second seed in next week's CAC tournament.
Spartans Capture Two in Thursday's Double-DipThe York College softball team picked up two wins Thursday afternoon over visiting Hood by way of very different results. The Spartans captured a tight 2-1 extra inning Capital Athletic Conference victory in game one before knocking out the Blazers early in game two by a 9-1 count.
Koehl Hurls No-Hitter as Spartans Sweep WolverinesJunior Sam Koehl twirled a no-hitter in game two of the Spartans doubleheader sweep of Wesley College on Sunday afternoon in York. The Spartans won game one 14-0 and followed it up with Koehl's no-hitter in a 10-0 victory. The Spartans improve to 21-7 overall and 7-1 in the CAC.
Spartan Offense Erupts in Sweep of BisonThe York College softball team erupted for 36 runs in a double header sweep of Gallaudet University in Capital Athletic Conference action on Tuesday in Washington, DC. The Spartans won game one 22-0 and completed the sweep with a 14-0 five inning win in the nightcap. The Spartans are now 19-7 overall and 5-1 in the CAC.
Spartans Split CAC Twin Bill at UMWThe York College softball squad split a key Capital Athletic Conference doubleheader at the University of Mary Washington on Monday afternoon. The Eagles won game one, 3-1, with a walk off homer but the Spartans rebounded to get game two, 3-0.
Spartans Sweep Mustangs in CAC OpenerThe York College softball squad notched a sweep of Stevenson University on Sunday in the Capital Athletic Conference opener for the Spartans. The Green and White won game one 3-2 and completed the sweep with a 5-1 win in the nightcap. York is now 16-6 overall and 2-0 in the CAC.
Spartans Split Home Opener with SusquehannnaThe 21st ranked York College Spartan softball squad split their home opener against Susquehanna University on Tuesday afternoon in York. The Crusaders posted a come-from-behind 5-4 victory in eight innings in the opener before York came back to post a 7-4 win in the nightcap.
Spartans Drop a Pair at Salisbury TournamentThe York College softball squad dropped a pair of games during the second day of the 2009 Salisbury University Tournament. The Spartans fell to Lynchburg 7-4 before dropping a 7-2 decision to #13 Christopher Newport in a battle of nationally ranked teams.
Spartans Go 2-0 During the Opening Day of the Salisbury TournamentThe nationally ranked York College Spartans went 2-0 during the opening day of the 2009 Salisbury University Tournament in Salisbury, MD. The 21st ranked Spartans defeated #25 Moravian 5-4 in the opener followed by an 11-0 thrashing of Virginia Wesleyan in the nightcap.
Spartans Move Up to #21 In the NFCA PollThe York College softball team moved up four spots in the most recent NFCA Coaches Poll as released on Wednesday. The Spartans, who are 11-3, made their debut in the poll last week at #25.
Smith Named CAC Co-Player of the WeekYork Colleges softball squad enjoyed yet another accolade to open their 2009 campaign as sophomore third baseman Kelly Smith was chosen as a Capital Athletic Conference Co-Player of the Week for the first week of March.
#25 Spartans End Spring Trip 11-3The nationally ranked York College softball team split their final two games on their 14-game spring trip on Saturday in Kissimmee, FL. The Spartans fell to Trine 7-4 in the opener before blanking the Shenandoah Hornets 4-0 in the final game of the trip.
Spartans Sweep Friday, Improve to 10-2The 25th ranked York College softball team rolled to a pair of wins Friday at the Rebel Games in Kissimmee, Fla. The Spartans defeated Clarke 8-0 in six innings before defeating former Capital Athletic Conference rival Catholic University 5-3 in the nightcap. York improves to 10-2 overall with the two wins.
Spartans Split A Pair; Break into NFCA Top 25The newly minted nationally ranked York College softball squad split their two games during day three of their stay at the Rebel Games in Kissimmee, Fla. The Spartans, who are now ranked 25th in the nation, defeated #13 Muskingum 8-0 before falling to Maryville (MO) 6-4 in their second game of the day. York is now 8-2 overall.
Spartans Split a Pair on Tuesday in FloridaThe York College softball team split their two games on Tuesday in Kissimmee, FL. The Spartans ran their win streak to seven with a 3-2 win over Widener in the opener before falling to Adrian 1-0 in the nightcap.
Spartans Open Florida Stay with a Pair of WinsThe York College softball team opened their ten game stay at the Rebel Games in Kissimee, FL with a pair of wins on Monday. The Spartans defeated Eastern University 8-3 before downing Eastern Mennonite 8-0 in a five-inning contest. The Spartans are now 6-0 for the young campaign.
Brittany Therres Named CAC Softball Player of the WeekYork College freshman pitcher Brittany Therres has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Softball Player of the Week after leading the Spartans to a perfect 4-0 stay at the Methodist University Early Bird Tournament last weekend.
Spartans Sweep Four Games at Methodist Early Bird TournamentThe York College softball team got their 2009 campaign off to a tremendous start with four wins in the Methodist University Early Bird Tournament in Fayetteville, NC. The tournament was compacted to one day due to heavy rain in Saturday's forecast as the Spartans outscored their four opponents 17-6.
2009 York College Softball Season PreviewThe York College softball team enters the 2009 campaign with high expectations after a 27-win season in 2008. Spartan head coach Jennifer Patrick-Swift welcomes back a very talented core of returners in addition to a strong group of newcomers as the Spartans look to challenge for the 2009 CAC title.
Kelly Smith Named Preseason All-AmericanSophomore third baseman Kelly Smith has been named a pre-season All-American according to Division III Softball - The Newsletter as announced by the publication recently. Smith is the first Spartan softball player to earn national pre-season All-American honors.