2013-14 York College Wrestling News

March 18, 2014
Kritzer, Flynn, and Spartan Squad Earn NWCA Academic Honors
The York College wrestling team was recognized by the National Wrestling Coaches Association for their academic performance during the 2013-14 season as announced by the organization recently.

March 2, 2014
Spartans Place Four in the Top Six at Mideast Regionals in York
The York College wrestling squad concluded its season on Sunday afternoon with a tenth place finish at the 17-team NCAA Division III Mideast Tournament at the Grumbacher Sport & Fitness Center.

February 28, 2014
York College Set to Host 2014 NCAA Division III Mideast Wrestling Regional
The York College wrestling program is set to host the 2014 NCAA Division III Mideast Regional at the M&T Bank Field House at the Grumbacher Sport & Fitness Center in York, PA on Sunday, March 2.

February 15, 2014
Spartans Send Off Seniors Signorelli and Leeking With 39-6 Senior Day Win
It was the final home meet of the season for the York Wrestling team as they celebrated their seniors for senior day. The Spartans cruised to a quick 39-6 victory over the Gettysburg Bullets.

February 8, 2014
Rhoads and Zak Captured Championships at Messiah; York has Seven Top Four Finishers
he York College wrestling squad had an outstanding Saturday as they had two champions and two runner-ups in the 2014 Messiah College Invitational in Grantham, PA.

February 1, 2014
Wrestling Opens February in Dominating Fashion
The York College Spartans (10-8) hosted two home matches on the first day of February. The Spartans battled to a 58-0 win over Thaddeus Stevens (0-2) and then a 48-3 win over Penn State Mont Alto (8-4).

January 29, 2014
York (Pa.) Set to Host Division III Mideast Wrestling Regional
York College has been selected to host the 2014 NCAA Mideast Wrestling Regional tournament on Sunday, March 2 as announced by the NCAA recently.

January 18, 2014
Zak Leads Spartans to Third at Mid Penn Duals
At the Mid-Penn Duals, the York College Spartans (9-8) entered the day with a big target on their backs as the two-time defending champs. The Spartans finished 3-1 on the duals to give them 3rd place on the day.

January 11, 2014
Spartans Roll Past RIT at Whitehill Duals
The York College wrestling team ended their stay at the Budd Whitehill Duals with a 30-15 win over RIT on Saturday in Williamsport, PA. The Spartans finished the tournament with a 2-2 mark.

January 10, 2014
#8 Cortland Slips Past Spartans in Whitehill Opening Round
The York College wrestling squad had a hard-to-swallow start to the 2014 Budd Whitehill Duals as the #8 Cortland State Red Dragons edged the Spartans 22-19 in come-from-behind fashion on Friday morning in Williamsport, PA.

January 10, 2014
Spartan Wrestling Splits Friday Afternoon Matches
The York College wrestling squad split their two afternoon matches at the 2014 Budd Whitehill Duals hosted by Lycoming College in Williamsport, PA.

January 4, 2014
Four Spartans Shine at F&M Open
The York College wrestling squad returned to action with a trip across the Susquehanna River to the F&M Open hosted by Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA. The tournament featured some of the top teams in Divisions I, II, and III.

December 7, 2013
Giaccio and Zak Finish Second as Spartans Finish Fifth
The York College wrestling squad had a strong showing at their 2013 New Standard Corporation Invitational on Saturday at the M&T Bank Fieldhouse in the Grumbacher Sport & Fitness Center in York. The Spartans finished fifth of 13 teams as the Green and White accumulated 79.5 points for the day.

December 5, 2013
Spartan Wrestling Set to Host Loaded New Standard Corporation Invitational Saturday
The York College Wrestling team will play host to one of the biggest early season tournaments Saturday in York. The 12-team New Standard Corporation Invitational will be an exciting all day event that features three of the top 12 teams in the nation and 13 nationally ranked wrestlers throughout the 10 weight classes.

November 26, 2013
Surging Spartans Drown Blue Jays
In the first home match of the season, the York College Spartans (3-4) rose up and defeated the Elizabethtown Blue Jays (2-3). The 21-12 victory gave head coach Duane Bastress his first home win of the year.

November 23, 2013
Bastress Gets First and Second Wins of Young Career
Coach Duane Bastress earned his first career win in the first match of the day as the York wrestling team downed Muskingum 47-6. The Spartans also faced Thiel, Mount Union, and John Carrol and were able to finish 2-2 on the day.

November 16, 2013
Spartans Fall in Tri-Meet at Waynesburg
The York wrestling team (0-3) faced off in a tri-meet against Waynesburg (1-2) and Mercyhurst (2-0). York fell in both matches in a tough match-up.

November 12, 2013
Late Wins Lifts Lycoming Past Spartans in 2013-14 Season Opener
The York College wrestling squad dropped a 24-13 decision to Lycoming College to open the 2013-14 season on Tuesday night in Williamsport, PA.

November 11, 2013
Bastress Era Opens Tuesday at Lycoming
The York College wrestling squad embarks on a new era in 2013-14. Hall of Fame coach Tom Kessler stepped away from the program at the end of last season. Kessler’s long-time assistant and two-time Spartan national champion Duane Bastress stepped into the head position and the Spartans haven’t missed a beat heading into the season.

November 11, 2013
Bastress Era Opens Tuesday at Lycoming
The York College wrestling squad embarks on a new era in 2013-14. Hall of Fame coach Tom Kessler stepped away from the program at the end of last season. Kessler’s long-time assistant and two-time Spartan national champion Duane Bastress stepped into the head position and the Spartans haven’t missed a beat heading into the season.

November 8, 2013
Spartan Wrestling Program's Interim Suspension Lifted; Spartans Resume the Season November 12
York College has concluded its investigation of alleged hazing incidents within its Division III wrestling program. As a result, the College is lifting the program’s interim suspension, which went into effect on Oct. 30.

October 30, 2013
York College Places Wrestling Program on Interim Suspension
Effective immediately, York College has placed its Division III intercollegiate wrestling program on interim suspension from all activity due to violations of the Student Code of Conduct and the Student-Athlete Code of Conduct, including hazing.

September 13, 2013
Spartan Wrestling Announces 2013-14 Schedule
First year York College head wrestling coach Duane Bastress has released the 2013-14 Spartan wrestling schedule.