55 - Sarah Spanarkel
Sarah Spanarkel
Height: 5-6
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Toms River, N.J.
High School: Toms River North
Position: GK
Major: Political Science

2010: Begins her junior year locked in a battle for the starting goaltending job . . . is a good shot blocker with the ability to make the necessary plays . . . has worked on making better decisions and putting herself in the proper position . . . has the potential to be a very good netminder for the Spartans . . . has played in 26 matches in her first two years for the Green and White . . . has a career goals against average of 1.21 in her 1,929:55 of work . . . sports a career mark of 14-6-2 with four shutouts.

2009: Played in and started 18 of the Spartans’ 20 games . . . recorded a 1.41 goals against average as she allowed 23 goals in 1,468:20 . . . registered 56 saves, good for a .709 save percentage . . . posted a record of 12-5-1 with three shutouts . . . notched back-to-back shutouts with a 2-0 win over Misericordia on September 12 and Gwynedd-Mercy on September 16 . . . also blanked St. Mary’s on a rainy October 17 at Graham Field . . . had a season-high 10 saves in the blanking of Gwynedd-Mercy . . . faced a season-high 16 shots in the 2-1 win over Salisbury on October 11.

2008: Saw action in eight games, starting four of those matches as a freshman . . . allowed three goals in 461:35 of work for the Green and White, good for a 0.58 goals against average . . . made 11 saves for a .786 save percentage . . . went 2-1-1 with one shutout in her first year for York . . . recorded a 3-0 shutout over Wesley on October 25 in her first collegiate start . . . did not allow more than one goal in any of her appearances . . . notched a season-high four saves in the 1-0 CAC championship game loss to St. Mary’s on November 8.

Personal: Is the daughter of John and Maureen Spanarkel . . . is a political science major . . . plays her club soccer for the Hibernia Heat . . . is a good student as she sports a 3.44 cumulative GPA . . . has been selected to the CAC All-Academic team twice while she has also earned York College Athletic Honor Roll accolades.