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.
Spartans Help out York Little LeagueThe York College softball team worked with over 50 youngsters from the York Little League softball program back on April 10. The Spartans had a tremendous time while getting to help some local kids.
Spartans Conclude Record Setting Season with a SplitThe York College softball team closed out their regular season with a doubleheader split against Misericordia University on a brisk Wednesday afternoon in York. The Cougars captured the opener 5-3 before the Spartan offense erupted for an 11-3 five inning win in the nightcap. York concludes the season with a school record 36 victories as they went 36-9. Misericordia is now 21-14 with the split.
Therres Brilliant in the Spartan Sweep of ShenandoahThe York College softball picked up two very different wins on Friday evening in Shenandoah, Virginia. The Spartans edged the host Shenandoah Hornets 1-0 in the opener before rolling to a 12-3 win in the nightcap. The Spartans keep building on their school record for victories as they improve to 35-8 overall while the Hornets fall to 21-19-1 overall.
A Record Eight Spartans Earn All-CAC AccoladesA school-record eight York College softball players dotted the 2010 All-Capital Athletic Conference squad as announced by the league office on Thursday morning. Freshman Hannah Hugel (Paoli, Pa./Conestoga) picked up one of the three individual awards as she earned the leagues Rookie-of-the-Year award. She is the third Spartan softball player to pick up the award, following in the footsteps of pitchers Colleen Price (2001) and Megan Mickles (2005).
Spartans Can't Overcome Sea Gulls as Salisbury Wins 14th Straight TitleThe Salisbury University Sea Gull softball squad won their 14th consecutive Capital Athletic Conference championship as they downed the York College Spartans 5-2 in championship game on Sunday in Salisbury, Maryland. The Sea Gulls, winners of 29 straight, improve to 29-2 while the Spartans, who are now 0-4 against Salisbury this season, fall to 33-8 for the season.
Spartans Post School Record 33rd Win; Advance to CAC Championship RoundThe second seeded York College Spartan softball squad advanced to the championship round of the 2010 Capital Athletic Conference championship tournament with a 3-0 win over Stevenson University on Saturday in Salisbury. The Spartans now must defeat top seeded Salisbury twice on Sunday to capture their first CAC Tournament title.
Spartans Fall in Battle of CAC Tournament UnbeatensIn a battle of Capital Athletic Conference Softball Tournament unbeatens on Saturday morning, the tenth ranked Salisbury University Sea Gulls downed the York College Spartans 5-0 in the third round of the tournament. The Sea Gulls now advance to Sundays championship series while the Spartans must play Stevenson in an elimination game later on Saturday afternoon.
Spartans Cruise to 9-3 Tournament VictoryThe York College softball squad rolled to a 9-3 Capital Athletic Conference tournament victory over the University of Mary Washington on a sun splashed Thursday afternoon in York. The Spartans improve to 32-6 as they advance to the weekend in the double elimination tournament 2-0. The Eagles fall to 9-25-1 overall while they are now 1-1 in the tournament.
Spartans Post 5-3 First Round Tournament WinThe York College softball squad posted a 5-3 Capital Athletic Conference Tournament first round victory over Stevenson University on a misty Tuesday afternoon in York. The Spartans improve to 31-6 overall while the Mustangs fall to 16-13 for the campaign.
Spartans Clinch the Second Seed in the CAC with Sweep of GallaudetThe York College softball squad closed out their 2010 Capital Athletic Conference regular season schedule with a doubleheader sweep of Gallaudet on a brisk Friday afternoon in York. The Spartans won both games in five innings, winning the opener 13-2 and cruising in the nightcap 22-1. The Spartans are now 28-6 overall and 9-3 in the CAC while the Bison fall to 1-19 overall and 0-10 in the conference.
Spartans Snap Losing Streak with Sweep of WesleyThe York College softball team snapped their four game losing streak with a Capital Athletic Conference sweep of Wesley College in Dover, Delaware on Wednesday. The Spartans won game one 10-2 and completed the sweep with a 19-6 win in the nightcap.
Not a Happy Monday for the Spartans as Bridgewater SweepsThe York College softball squad suffered their second consecutive doubleheader sweep as the Bridgewater Eagles took the broom to the Spartans, beating York 7-4 and 4-0 in a non-conference twin bill on a sunny Monday in Bridgewater, VA.
Showdown turns into Salisbury SweepThe York College softball squad had a day that they had been looking forward to turn into a day they would rather forget on Saturday. The Spartans traveled to #19 Salisbury University in a showdown of the two top teams in the Capital Athletic Conference. The showdown turned into a Salisbury sweep as the Spartans lost two games in a row for the first time in the 2010 season.
Spartans Sweep Blazers to Improve to 24-2The York College softball squad continued their impressive 2010 season as they swept Hood College in a key Capital Athletic Conference contest on Wednesday in Fredrick, MD. The Spartans won game one 3-0 and then completed the sweep with a 3-2 decision in the nightcap. The Spartans improve to 24-2 overall and 5-1 in the CAC while the Blazers fall to 7-11 overall and 2-4 in the CAC.
Bormann Named CAC Softball Player of the WeekYork senior shortstop Heather Bormann was named the Capital Athletic Conference Softball Player of the Week for the week ending on March 29, 2010. Bormann was a major contributor to the success of the Spartan softball squad last week.
Spartans Rebound with Twinbill Sweep of WashingtonThe York College softball team rebounded from their tough loss to Mary Washington on Saturday with a Sunday doubleheader sweep of Washington College of Maryland in York. The Spartans won the opener 8-3 before completing the sweep with a 10-2 win in five innings in the nightcap.
Spartans Split with UMW, Win Streak Snapped at NineThe York College Spartans saw their nine game win streak come to an end as they split a Capital Athletic Conference doubleheader with Mary Washington on Saturday. The Spartans received a brilliant one-hit performance from pitcher Brittany Therres in the opener as they won 4-0 before the Eagles shut down the Spartan offense in the night cap, winning 2-0. York is now 21-2 overall.
Spartans Sweep Stevenson to Open Up CAC SlateThe York College softball team continued their record-setting start to the season as they swept Stevenson University 15-1 and 9-6 on Wednesday afternoon in York. The Spartans are now off to a 19-1 start which is one win better than the 2001 Spartans, a team that started the year 18-2.
Bormann Named Spartan Athlete-of-the-WeekHeather Bormann senior captain for the York College softball team has been selected as the Spartan Athlete-of-the-Week on March 22. Bormann put together an outstanding week at the plate while she has helped lead the Spartans to a tremendous 17-1 record this season.
Spartans Keep Rolling with Sweep of Mt. AloysiusThe York College softball team has tied the best start in school history as the Green and White improved to 17-1 for the season as they swept Mt. Aloysius in non-conference action on Saturday in York. The Spartans won game one 2-0 and they ended game two early, earning a 9-1 win in six innings. The Spartans have now won six straight games.
Spartans Remain Red Hot With Sweep of CrusadersThe York College softball team picked up where they left off 10 days ago as the Spartans picked up a pair of wins at Susquehanna University on a beautiful spring afternoon in Selinsgrove, Pa. The Spartans won game one 4-3 and then recorded a 4-1 win in the nightcap. The Spartans are now 13-1 overall as they are off to one of the best starts in school history.
Spartans Gain More than Victories During Winter BreakThe York College softball squad traveled to Kissimmee, Fla. to open their 2010 season at the annual Rebel Games. The Spartans posted an 11-1 record while down south but experienced more than just wins during their trip.
Van Meter Collects Spartan Athlete of the WeekYork College softball second baseman Meghan Van Meter has earned Spartan Athlete of the Week honors. Van Meter helped lead the Green and White to an 11-1 stretch during the teams stay in Kissimmee, Fla.
Spartans Down #5 Coe; Fall to Aurora to End Spring TripThe York College softball team defeated #5 Coe College 4-0 before falling to Aurora 2-0 in the final day of the Spartans 2010 spring trip to the Rebel Games in Kissimmee, Florida. The Green and White conclude the 12-game trip with a record of 11-1.
Gray's Walk-Off Double Helps Keep Spartans' PerfectKristen Gray drilled a two-run walk-off double to lift the Spartans to a 5-4 win over St. Benedict in the opening game of a Spartan twin bill on Friday in Kissimmee, Florida. The Spartans remained perfect on the season on with an 8-2 win over Beloit in the nightcap. The Green and White is now 10-0 for the season with two games remaining on their 2010 spring trip.
Spartans Remain Perfect with Three Quality WinsThe York College softball team remained red hot with a trio of wins on a sunny Thursday afternoon in Kissimmee, Florida. The Spartans downed Widener 5-3, RIT 6-0 and outslugged Ferrum 9-7 to complete the rare triple header sweep. The Spartans are now 8-0 with four games remaining on their Florida swing.
Spartans Edge Ferrum in Spring Break ThrillerThe York College softball team won a taut and exciting game against Ferrum College, 3-2 in eight innings, on Tuesday afternoon in Kissimmee, Florida. The game was delayed by three hours as heavy rains inundated central Florida on Tuesday morning. The game was originally scheduled to be a part of a double header but game two has been pushed to Thursday afternoon. The Spartans remain perfect at 5-0 while the Panthers are now 4-1.
Therres Twirls a No-Hitter as Spartans Sweep Monday PairFreshly minted CAC Player-of-the-Week Brittany Therres twirled a no-hitter against Gwynedd-Mercy as the Spartans swept a double header on Monday afternoon in Kissimmee, Florida. The Spartans opened the day with a 7-5 win over St. Benedict before Therres spun her gem in the nightcap. The Spartans improve to 4-0 overall with the two victories.
Therres Named Spartan Athlete-of-the-WeekWith the 2010 spring campaign getting into full swing, York College softball's Brittany Therres has been named the Spartan Athlete-of-the-Week. The sophomore pitcher led the Green and White to a 2-0 start at the Rebel Games in Kissimmee, Fla.
Spartans Open 2010 With a Pair of Very Different WinsThe York College softball squad won two very different games as they opened their 2010 season with an 11-2 win over Gwynedd-Mercy and a tight 1-0 win over RIT in their nightcap. The Spartans improve to 2-0 while Gwynedd-Mercy is 0-2 and RIT is 2-2. The games are the first of a 12-game stay in Kissimmee, Florida.
2010 York College Softball Season PreviewThe 2010 edition of the York College softball team enters the campaign with a revitalized attitude. The Spartans, coming off a 30-win season, return seven starters and their top starting pitcher as optimism is running high entering the season.
Spartan Softball Set to Host Winter ClinicsThe York College softball squad has announced a new date for their 2010 Spartan Softball Winter Clinic at the Grumbacher Sport & Fitness Center. The camp is under the direction of Spartan head coach Nicki Starry.
Seven Spartans Earn NFCA All-American ScholarsSeven York College softball players have been honored as All-America Scholar-Athletes by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) for their academic accomplishments during the 2008-09 school year.
Spartan Softball Announces Fall Play DayYork College softball head coach Jennifer Patrick-Swift has announced the Spartans' fall play day. The Spartans will host two other teams on Sunday, October 4 at Spartan Stadium on the campus of York College.