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May 15, 2009
Spartan Bats Quiet as 2009 Comes to a Close
The York College baseball team struck early but the Green and White offense was silenced after that as the Washington & Jefferson Presidents eliminated the Spartans 4-1 in the NCAA Division III Regional Tournament in Salisbury, MD on Friday afternoon.
May 14, 2009
Simons' Arm, Hornets' Bats Push Shenandoah Over Spartans
The York College baseball team ran into a tough and talented Shenandoah squad Thursday evening, falling 11-2 to the #2-seeded Hornets. The loss, which ends the Spartans stay in the winners bracket, drops Yorks record to 28-15 on the season.
May 13, 2009
Christenberry Tosses Gem as Spartan Roll to Victory
Behind a stellar effort from junior pitcher Jason Christenberry, the York College baseball team captured a 12-1 victory over North Carolina Wesleyan in their first game of the 2009 NCAA Tournament. The triumph, which improves the Spartans' record to 28-14, pushes the Green and White into the South Regional winner's bracket.
May 12, 2009
Link to the Salisbury Regional Homepage
The link to the homepage for the 2009 Salisbury University Regional Baseball Tournament hosted by Salisbury University. The tournament runs from May 13 to 17 at Arthur Perdue Stadium in Salisbury, MD. The site contains all the information needed to follow the Spartans during the tournament.
May 11, 2009
Spartan Baseball Earns NCAA Tournament Bid (Updated)
The York College baseball squad earned a bid to the 2009 NCAA Division III Baseball Championship tournament as announced by the NCAA early Monday morning. The Spartans will compete in the eight-team Salisbury University regional which begins play on Wednesday. The Spartans are the sixth seed in the regional.
May 5, 2009
Four Spartans Earn All-CAC Honors
The York College Spartan baseball team had four players honored by the Capital Athletic Conference as the all-league squads were announced by the league office on Tuesday. Senior Ryan Poff and junior Jason Christenberry earned first-team honors while Mike Connolly and Kyle Cook earned second-team accolades.
May 2, 2009
Spartans Drop Opener at Ferrum
The York College baseball team dropped an 8-4 decision at Ferrum College on Saturday evening in Ferrum, VA. The Spartans fall to 27-14 overall while the Panthers improve to 15-15 for the season.
April 30, 2009
Spartan Baseball Announces Summer Camp Dates
The York College baseball program has announced it's 2009 summer camp dates. The Spartans will hold a pair of camps with the first being the week of July 13-16 and the second running from July 20-23.
April 29, 2009
Spartans Fall at Montclair
The York College baseball team dropped a 9-5 decision at Montclair State University in a non-conference contest on Wednesday afternoon. The Spartans, who are fighting for an NCAA Tournament berth, fall to 27-13 with two games remaining in their season.
April 27, 2009
Poff Becomes All-Time Hits Leader in Win over DeSales
The York College offense exploded for 15 runs as the Spartans blitzed the DeSales University Bulldogs in a non-conference contest on Monday. In the win, senior Ryan Poff became the Spartans' all-time hit leader with his first inning single, passing former Spartan great Matt Day.
April 26, 2009
CNU Sweep Spartans in Key Twin Bill
The Christopher Newport Captains used strong pitching and key hitting to sweep York College in a key regional doubleheader on Sunday afternoon in Newport News, VA. The Captains won game 9-7 and then competed the sweep with a 12-1 victory in the nightcap.
April 25, 2009
Late Surge Lifts Bishops Past Spartans
The York College baseball team began their four-game road swing with a 7-1 loss to North Carolina Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon in Rocky Mount, NC. The Spartans fall to 26-10 overall as they are making a final push in an attempt to earn an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.
April 23, 2009
Spartans Down Blue Jays on Senior Day
The York College baseball squad made their 2009 senior day a successful one as they defeated the Johns Hopkins Blue Jays 11-6 in a non-conference contest on a sunny Thursday afternoon in York. The Spartans honored seniors Ryan Poff, Matt Austin, Jake Hughes and Scott Livengood prior to the game.
April 22, 2009
Spartans Snap Skid with Win Over Diplomats
The York College baseball squad snapped their two game losing skid with a 10-5 non-conference victory at Franklin & Marshall on an overcast Wednesday afternoon in Lancaster, PA. The Spartans improve to 25-9 overall as they are making a push towards an NCAA Tournament berth.
April 18, 2009
Spartans See CAC Tournament Run End
The second seeded York College baseball team fell to top seeded Salisbury University 5-4 on a walk off home run in the bottom of the 11th inning in the quarterfinal round game. The Spartans, who have lost twice at Salisbury on walk offs, fall to 24-9 for the year.
April 17, 2009
Eight Errors Sink Spartans in CAC Second Round
The York College baseball team committed eight errors and allowed nine unearned runs as the Spartans fell to Stevenson University, 16-11, in the second round of the 2009 Capital Athletic Conference championship tournament on Friday in York.
April 16, 2009
Christenberry's Masterful Performance Vaults Spartans Past Seahawks
Jason Christenberry carried a no-hitter into the ninth inning Thursday as he led the York College baseball team passed visiting St. Marys 6-0 in the first round of the 2009 Capital Athletic Conference tournament. Behind the juniors strong performance, the Spartans improve their mark to 24-7 on the year while the Seahawks fall to 13-17.
April 14, 2009
Dustin Worthman Named CAC Baseball Player of the Week
York College freshman Dustin Worthman earned the Capital Athletic Conference Baseball Player of the Week honors for the week ending April 12. Worthman led the Spartans to a 4-1 week as they secured the second seed in this week's CAC Tournament.
April 11, 2009
Spartans Sweep Mary Washington
The York College baseball team picked up two more Capital Athletic Conference victories Saturday with 4-1 and 11-7 triumphs over Mary Washington. The Spartans improve to 23-7 (13-5 CAC) while the Eagles fall to 14-13 (9-9 CAC).
April 8, 2009
Spartans Pick Up Huge Road Win at UMW
The York College baseball team captured a huge 6-4 Capital Athletic Conference road win on Wednesday afternoon in Fredericksburg, VA. The Spartans took another step toward clinching a top two seed in next week's CAC Tournament. York improves to 21-7 overall and 11-5 in the CAC.
April 7, 2009
Spartans Split CAC Pair at Stevenson
The York College baseball team split a pair of Capital Athletic Conference contests at Stevenson University on a crisp Tuesday evening in Glen Burnie, MD. The Spartans won game one 11-9 before falling in the nightcap 9-3.
April 6, 2009
Cook Named CAC Co-Player of the Week
York College sophomore Kyle Cook was named the Capital Athletic Conference Co-Player of the Week for his help in leading the Spartans to a 3-1 week. Cook, who earned the honor for the second time this year, hit a blistering .625 for the week.
April 4, 2009
Frankenfield Helps Spartans Earn Saturday Split
Junior right-hander Chris Frankenfield made his first career start a memorable one as he tossed a complete game in the nightcap, allowing his Spartan baseball squad to earn a CAC split against Wesley College on Saturday afternoon in York.
April 2, 2009
Rosenzweig Tosses Complete Game in CAC Victory
Sophomore pitcher Andy Rosenzweig threw his first complete game of the 2009 season Thursday to lead the York College baseball team to a 6-2 Capital Athletic Conference victory over Wesley. The road triumph improves the Spartans season mark to 18-5 (8-3 CAC) while the Wolverines fall to 18-11-1 (7-6 CAC).
March 31, 2009
Four Spartan Hurlers Combine to Shutout LVC
The York College baseball team got back on track with a 4-0 win over Lebanon Valley College in non-conference action on Tuesday in York. The Spartans had four pitchers combine to throw a six-hit shutout as the Green and White snapped their three game losing skid.
March 29, 2009
Spartans Drop at Pair at Salisbury Sunday
The York College baseball squad dropped a doubleheader at Salisbury in very different ways on Sunday. The Sea Gulls captured game one 30-6 before hanging on to record a 7-6 extra inning win in the nightcap. The Spartans, who have lost three straight, fall to 16-5 overall and 7-3 in the CAC.
March 25, 2009
Streak Ends as Mustangs Rally for the Win in the Ninth
The York College baseball squad saw their 16-game win streak come to an end as Stevenson University edged the Spartans 6-5 in a Capital Athletic Conference contest on Wednesday afternoon in York. The Mustangs scored two runs in the top of the ninth to hand York its first home loss of the year.
March 24, 2009
Stanley Named CAC Co-Player of the Week
York College sophomore first baseman C.T. Stanley has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Co-Player of the Week for the week ending March 22 as released by the CAC office. Stanley led the 21st ranked Spartans to a perfect 5-0 win including a trio of CAC wins.
March 21, 2009
Cook Gets a Win and Save as Spartans Sweep Seahawks
The York College baseball squad swept the St. Mary's College Seahawks in a Capital Athletic Conference twin bill on Saturday afternoon in St. Mary's City, MD. The Spartans won game one 3-2 in eight innings followed by a 5-2 win in the nightcap. Sophomore Kyle Cook won game one in relief and then notched a save in the second game to power York.
March 20, 2009
Streak Reaches 14 Behind Rosenzweig's Strong Outing
The York College baseball squad extended their win streak to 14 with a 6-2 Capital Athletic Conference win over St. Mary's College on a cool Friday afternoon in York. The Spartans improve to 14-2 overall and 5-0 in the CAC.
March 18, 2009
Spartan Streak Reaches 13 as Bullets Fall in York
The York College baseball squad extended their win streak to 13 games as the Green and White downed Gettysburg College 11-6 in a non-conference contest at Jaquet Field on Wednesday. The Spartans have now won 13 straight as they improve to 13-2 overall.
March 17, 2009
Cook Named CAC Baseball Player of the Week
Kyle Cook, a sophomore relief pitcher/infielder for the York College baseball team has been selected as the most recent recipient of the Capital Athletic Conference Baseball Player of the Week award.
March 16, 2009
Spartans Pick Up 12th Straight Win
The York College baseball team notched their 12th straight win as they rolled past Elizabethtown 9-2 in non-conference action on Monday afternoon at Jaquet Field. The Spartans improve to 12-2 with the win.
March 11, 2009
Spartans Upend Top-Ranked Salisbury, 7-4
The York College baseball team remained red hot as they toppled the number one ranked Salisbury University Sea Gulls 7-4 at Jaquet Field on Wednesday afternoon in York. The Spartans improve to 11-2 overall and 4-0 in the CAC while the Gulls fall to 14-2 and 5-2 in the conference.
March 9, 2009
Spartans Open Up Home Campaign with 5-2 Win
The York College baseball squad opened their 2009 home campaign with a 5-2 win over Messiah College on a windy Monday afternoon at Jaquet Field in York. The Spartans have won ten straight as they improve to 10-3 for the season.
March 9, 2009
Poff Garners CAC Co-Player of the Week Honors
The York College baseball team received outstanding news Monday as senior centerfielder Ryan Poff received Capital Athletic Conference Co-Player-of-the-Week honors for his outstanding first week of March.
March 7, 2009
Spartans Sweep Bison, Win Streak Reaches Nine
The York College baseball team remained hot as they swept the Gallaudet University Bison in a Capital Athletic Conference baseball twin bill on Saturday in Washington, D.C. The Spartans won both games by identical 10-3 scores as York improves to 9-2 for the campaign.
March 6, 2009
Spartans Down Bison In CAC Opener
The York College baseball squad ran their win streak to seven with a 27-0 win over Gallaudet University in the Capital Athletic Conference opener for both teams on Friday. The Spartans, who lost their first two games of the year, improve to 7-2 overall and 1-0 in the conference.
March 4, 2009
Spartans Complete Trip with a Pair of Wins
The York College baseball team concluded their Myrtle Beach trip with a perfect 4-0 mark on the trip courtesy of a 12-3, 12 inning win over Eastern on Tuesday and a 9-4 victory over Catholic on Wednesday. The Spartans have won six straight after starting the season 0-2.
March 2, 2009
Spartan Offense Continues to Boom as York Rolls Past Eastern
The York College baseball team picked up their fourth straight win with a 20-0 win over Eastern University on Monday afternoon in Myrtle Beach, SC. The Spartan offense has been on a roll in South Carolina as they have tallied 20 runs in each of their last two games.
March 1, 2009
Spartans Win Slugfest Against Catholic
The York College baseball squad recorded their third straight win with a 20-8 win over Catholic University in the first of four games in Myrtle Beach, SC on Sunday afternoon. The Spartans improve to 3-2 overall with the victory.
February 22, 2009
Austin Tosses Spartans Past Lions to End Trip
Senior right-hander Matt Austin tossed six strong innings in leading the York College baseball team to a 3-1 victory at Piedmont College on Sunday afternoon in the final round of the Rawlings Southern Classic in Atlanta. The Spartans concluded the trip 2-2 with wins on Saturday and Sunday.
February 21, 2009
Klinck Hits for the Cycle as Spartans Pick Up Win #1
Sophomore shortstop Rob Klinck hit for the cycle as the York College baseball squad notched win number one with a 12-7 victory over Oglethorpe University on Saturday afternoon in the third round of the Rawlings Southern Classic in Atlanta, GA.
February 20, 2009
Early, Late Hitting Keys Emory Victory Over Spartans
The York College baseball team fell hard Friday afternoon, taking a 17-3 loss to a perennially strong Emory University squad in the second game of the Rawlings Southern Classic. The loss drops the Spartans early 2009 record to 0-2 while the Eagles improve to 2-1 on the year.
February 20, 2009
Spartan Comeback Falls Short in Season Opener
The York College Spartan baseball team overcame a seven run deficit in the seventh inning of their season opener against Greensboro on Friday in Atlanta. Unfortunately for the Spartans, the Pride recorded two runs in the top of the ninth to steal a win from the Spartans, 9-7.
February 19, 2009
2009 Spartan Baseball Season Preview
The York College Spartan baseball team enters the 2009 season with the expectation of improving on their 2008 campaign. It was a frustrating season for the Green and White as they won just 14 games. However, head coach Paul Saikia is ready for the retooled Spartans to get 2009 underway.
December 2, 2008
York College Announces Winter Baseball Camp
The York College Baseball Program presents the Spartan Winter Baseball Camp. The camp is structured into two separate age groups. The Fundamental Camp includes instruction in all aspects of the game. The Advanced Camp is broken into two parts--hitting and pitching/catching.
August 25, 2008
Spartan Baseball Set to Host Fall Clinic
The York College Baseball Program presents the Spartan Baseball October Futures Clinic. The event is planned for players (14 years of age and older) with an interest in continuing their baseball careers at the collegiate level.
May 28, 2008
Santoro Signs with Atlantic City Surf
York College senior catcher Mike Santoro signed a professional contract on Tuesday with the Atlantic City Surf of the Can-Am League. Santoro, who concluded his Spartan career in May, played his first game on Tuesday night and went 2-for-4 at the dish for the Surf.