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2014 York College Softball News
April 29, 2014
York's Fifth-Inning Rally Forces Tie In Darkness-Shortened Game Two
The York College softball team lost game one of a home twin bill with Washington College by a score of 7-2 before completing a six-run fifth-inning comeback in game two to earn a 6-6 tie prior to the game being called due to darkness.
April 24, 2014
Softball Splits a Pair With McDaniel
The York College softball team picked up a 5-4 win and suffered a 6-0 loss in a non-conference doubleheader against McDaniel College on Thursday afternoon at Spartan Stadium.
April 23, 2014
Maloney Named CAC Softball Co-Rookie of the Year
York college freshman shortstop Katie Maloney (Aston, Pa./Sun Valley) was named the 2014 Capital Athletic Conference Co-Rookie of the Year as announced by the conference office on Wednesday.
April 23, 2014
Messiah Sweeps Up Spartans
The York College softball team surrendered a pair of non-conference contests to Messiah College on Wednesday afternoon by scores of 8-1 and 9-0 at Starry Field.
April 18, 2014
Spartan Softball Tournament Run Ends In Heartbreaking Walk-Off Fashion
The York College softball team’s run in the 2014 Capital Athletic Conference Softball Tournament came to a close on Friday afternoon in Newport News, Va. after giving up a two-run walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh to hand over a 7-6 victory to Frostburg State University.
April 17, 2014
Softball Splits a Pair During Day One of the CAC Championships
The York College softball squad split their two games in the opening round of the 2014 Capital Athletic Conference Softball Championship Tournament at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, VA.
April 12, 2014
Softball Surrenders Two to FSU
The York College softball team lost a pair of Capital Athletic Conference contests on the road to Frostburg State University on Saturday afternoon by scores of 6-1, and 11-7.
April 9, 2014
Extra Innings Needed as Spartans Complete Home Sweep of PSU-Harrisburg
The York College softball team pulled off a sweep of Capital Athletic Conference newcomer PSU-Harrisburg in a pair of contests by scores of 6-3 and 5-4 on Wednesday afternoon at Spartan Stadium on Breast Cancer Awareness Day.
April 6, 2014
Spartan Softball Secures First CAC Wins of Season Over Wesley
The York College softball team snapped a 12-game skid and picked up its first conference wins of the season on Sunday afternoon by scores of 13-1 and 5-3 over Capital Athletic Conference foe Wesley at DuPont Softball Field.
April 5, 2014
Spartans Fall at #2 Salisbury in CAC Double Dip
The second-ranked Salisbury University Sea Gulls swept the York College Spartans in a Capital Athletic Conference softball doubleheader in Salisbury, Maryland on Sunday. The Sea Gulls won game one 10-1 in six innings and captured the nightcap 6-4.
April 3, 2014
Diplomats Earn a Diverse Sweep of Spartans on Thursday
The York College Spartans had two completely opposite games on a dreary Thursday afternoon in York. Unfortunately for York, the results were the same as the Franklin & Marshall College Diplomats swept the Spartans in a non-conference doubleheader at Spartan Stadium.
April 2, 2014
Visiting Eagles Swoop In to Take Two From Spartans
The York College softball team surrendered a pair of losses to Mary Washington in CAC doubleheader action on Wednesday afternoon from Spartan Stadium by scores of 4-0 and 3-0.
April 1, 2014
Spartans Drop a Pair to #15 CNU
Katie Maloney and Lauren Lum paced the Spartans with four hits each on the day and Maloney scored both of York’s two total runs. Maloney, Fritz and Lum all finished game one with two hits. Maloney scored the team's only run, while Fritz picked up the RBI.
March 28, 2014
Spartan Athletic Schedule Changes for March 28-31
The rain has again played havoc with the Spartan athletic schedule for this weekend. Below are the various changes to the Spartan schedule for this weekend.
March 27, 2014
Spartans Surrender Two Games To Visiting Blue Jays
The Spartans (8-10) nearly pulled off a final-inning comeback with two runs on three hits in the bottom of the seventh in game one, while the Blue Jays (8-10) needed a seventh-inning rally in game two to complete the two-game sweep after being no-hit through six innings.
March 24, 2014
Late Inning Rally In Game Two Not Enough As Spartans Suffer Sweep To Bullets
After struggling to put runs on the board in game one, York (8-8) found new life in game two and used a four-run sixth inning to tie the game up 9-9 heading into the final frame. The Bullets (10-4) notched two runs in the top of the seventh and the Spartans had a chance in the bottom half to tie with two runners in scoring position, but failed to get either run across before the final out was made.
March 24, 2014
Payton Hill Named the CAC Softball Player of the Week
York College sophomore Payton Hill was named the Capital Athletic Conference Softball Player of the Week for the week ending on March 23 as announced by the league office on Monday.
March 22, 2014
Spartans Sweep Southern Virginia as Win Streak Reaches Four
irginia University on Saturday afternoon in Buena Vista, Virginia. The Spartans won game one 9-1 in five innings and completed the sweep with an 11-1 win in the nightcap.
March 20, 2014
Spartans Open Home Campaign with a Sweep of Juniata
The York College softball squad successfully opened their home schedule with a doubleheader sweep of Juniata College on Thursday afternoon at a sunny but brisk Spartan Stadium.
March 5, 2014
Spartans Fall In Both Contests at Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic
On the final day of the Spartan’s five day spring break road trip, York dropped both contests. The Spartans fell to Malone in the first game 17-13, then fell to Lycoming in the second game 4-3.
March 4, 2014
Spartans Fall to Ferrum; Trounce Griffins
The York College women’s softball team started the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic on Monday. The Spartans were able to rebound from an 8-1 loss to Ferrum to grab a 12-3 win against Gwynedd Mercy in their second game of the day.
March 3, 2014
Spartans Split Monday Pair with Mount Union
The York College softball team split a double header with the University of Mount Union on Monday in pleasantly warm North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina as the Spartans started the southern swing of their 2014 spring trip.
March 2, 2014
Spartans Drop Sunday Afternoon Twinbill
The York College softball team dropped a twin bill at Randolph College on Sunday afternoon in Lynchburg, Virginia. The Wildcats captured game one 8-0 in five innings and completed the sweep with a tight 4-3 win in the nightcap.
March 1, 2014
Softball Sweeps Bridgewater In Season Opening Doubleheader
The York College women’s softball team opened up their season with two wins in Virginia. The Spartans were able to win 6-3 in the first game and the second game 5-4.
February 27, 2014
2014 York College Softball Season Preview
The 2014 edition of the York College Spartan softball program is one in transition with a change in culture, philosophy and a very young roster. For the members of the 2014 York Softball team, no starting position is guaranteed, particularly in preseason practice.
December 16, 2013
Petteys Announces 2014 Softball Coaching Staff
York College Women's softball head coach Jen Petteys has announced the addition of Jess Rhoads to the Spartan softball staff for the 2013-14 year. Rhoads will work primarily with the pitchers. Assistant coach Brittany Schlorff returns for her second season under Petteys and will work mostly with the middle infielders and catchers.