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

CAREER STATISTICS AND CAREER HIGHS

2011: Enters her senior year as the most experienced goal keeper on the 2011 Spartan squad . . . 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 45 matches in her first three years for the Green and White . . . has a career goals against average of 1.30 in her 3,321:45 of work . . . sports a career mark of 20-16-3 with five shutouts.

2010: Played in and started 17 of the Spartans' 19 games for the season as she recorded 1,391:50 in goal for York . . . recorded a 1.42 goals against average and a .763 save percentage . . . had one shutout as she blanked Elizabethtown over 110 minutes in the 0-0 tie with the Blue Jays on September 8 . . . matched her career-high in saves with 10 stops in the season-opening contest at Eastern on September 1 . . . finished the season with a record of 6-10-1 . . . had five scoreless appearances for the Spartans this year . . . had at least two saves in 15 of her 17 appearances.

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 career-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 a political science major . . . is the daughter of John and Maureen Spanarkel . . . born on November 15, 1989 . . . played her club soccer for the Hibernia Heat . . . is a good student as she sports a 3.43 cumulative GPA . . . has been selected to the CAC All-Academic team three times while she has also captured York College Athletic Honor Roll accolades . . . spent the spring 2011 semester studying overseas in Ireland.