March 16, 2009
Spartans Recognized for Academic Excellence
The York College field hockey team was listed among the top 100 programs in the country for their academic prowess during the 2008 campaign according to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association. The Green and White achieved over a 3.0 grade point average while 12 Spartans were named to the NFHCA academic squad.
November 24, 2008
Spartans Grow in First Season Under Swartz
The York College field hockey squad made significant strides this season under the direction of first year head coach Jamie Swartz. The Spartans, who more than doubled their number of goals scored from last season, finished the 2008 campaign with an 8-12 record and 4-4 in the CAC.
November 18, 2008
McFarland Selected for All-South Region Squad
York College field hockey senior forward April McFarland has been named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-South Region second-team for 2008.
November 14, 2008
McFarland Headlines Group of Four on All-CAC Squad
YORK, PA Senior forward April McFarland led a group of four York College field hockey players on the 2008 All-Capital Athletic Conference squad. McFarland was a first-team selection for the Spartans, while juniors Claire Rekitzke, Megan Spangler, and Veronica Eltz each landed on the second-team.
November 2, 2008
Spartan Season Ends with CAC Loss at UMW
The York College field hockey squad saw their 2008 season come to a close as the Mary Washington Eagles downed the green and white 3-1 in the quarterfinal round of the 2008 Capital Athletic Conference tournament. The Spartans conclude the season with a mark of 8-13.
October 28, 2008
Spartans Conclude Regular Season; Fall to #7 LVC
The York College field hockey team ran into a buzzsaw Tuesday afternoon dropping a 9-2 result at the hands of #7 Lebanon Valley. The Spartans fall to 8-12 on the season while the Flying Dutchmen improve to 16-2.
October 25, 2008
Spartans Fall to Frostburg on Senior Day
The York College field hockey squad fought the rain, the wind and the Frostburg State Bobcats on Saturday for senior day 2008. Unfortunately for the green and white, they lost the most important battle, falling to Frostburg 3-2.
October 23, 2008
Spartans Roll to 4-0 Win Over Wilson
The York College field hockey team picked up a non-conference win on Thursday afternoon, grabbing a 4-0 result over visiting Wilson College. The Spartans move to 8-10 overall on the season while the Phoenix falls to 5-9.
October 12, 2008
York falls at Catholic to Conclude Fall Break Trip
The York College field hockey squad dropped a 4-0 decision at Catholic University in the back-end of their two-game fall break road trip. The Spartans, who fall to 7-10 overall, are still in search of their first road win in 2008 as they now stand at 0-7 away from Kinsley Field.
October 11, 2008
Spartans Remain In Search of First Road Victory
The York College field hockey team dropped a 4-1 decision at Lynchburg College in the first game of a two-game weekend road trip on Saturday afternoon. The Spartans fall to 0-6 on the road in 2008 as they are still in search of road win number one.
October 7, 2008
Spartan Offense Explodes as York Edges Diplomats, 6-5
The York College field hockey team scored a season-high six goals en route to a 6-5 non-conference win over Franklin & Marshall on a brilliant fall afternoon in York. The Spartans snapped their two-game losing skid as the improve to 7-8 overall.
October 4, 2008
Seahawks Edge Spartans, 1-0, on Fall Fest Weekend
The York College field hockey squad dropped a tough 1-0 decision to St. Mary's College in the Spartans' final regular season CAC contest of the year. The green and white fall to 6-8 overall and finish the year 2-4 in the CAC.
October 2, 2008
Almost a Month Later, Blue Jays Pick Up Win over Spartans
The York College field hockey team finished their game with Elizabethtown College on Thursday with the Blue Jays finishing off a 4-1 non-conference victory. The game began on September 6 and was suspended by tropical storm Hanna.
September 30, 2008
McFarland Breaks the Career Goals Mark; Spartans Rally for Victory
Senior April McFarland became York's all-time leading goal scorer as the York College Spartans posted a come-from-behind 4-3 non-conference win over McDaniel College on a stormy Tuesday afternoon in York. McFarland broke the record with 3:24 remaining in regulation as the goal proved to be the game-winner.
September 27, 2008
Spartans Shutout by #9 Salisbury, 3-0, Saturday
The York College field hockey team suffered a 3-0 setback at #9 Salisbury University on a rainy Saturday afternoon in Salisbury, MD. The Spartans fall to 5-6 overall with the loss while their league mark is now 2-3.
September 27, 2008
Spartans Place Fourth at Belmont Classic
The York College men's cross country squad placed fourth of 19 teams at the Belmont Classic in Philadelphia. The Spartans recorded a team score of 113 points on a rainy Saturday afternoon.
September 25, 2008
Field Hockey Suffers Another One-Goal Loss
The York College field hockey squad dropped another one-goal loss as the Spartans fell to Stevenson 3-2 in overtime in a Capital Athletic Conference contest in Owings Mills, Md. The Spartans are now 5-5 overall and 2-2 in the CAC.
September 23, 2008
Spartans Survive Late Wesley Rally for 4-3 Win
The York College field hockey squad played a wonderful opening 65 minutes of their CAC contest against Wesley. Fortunately, the green and white survived the final five minutes to pull out a 4-3 win over the Wolverines on Tuesday.
September 22, 2008
McFarland Tabbed as CAC Player-of-the-Week
York College senior field hockey player April McFarland has been selected as the Capital Athletic Conference Player-of-the-Week for her performance over the past week.
September 21, 2008
A Spartan Profile: Casey Knauss
Spartan senior field hockey captain has many positive experiences at York College. She shares some of those experiences in the first installment of "A Spartan Profile".
September 20, 2008
Comeback Bid Falls Short, Spartans Take 2-1 Loss
The York College field hockey team dropped their fourth game of the season Saturday afternoon, 2-1 to Dickinson. The Spartans fall to 4-4 on the campaign while the Red Devils improve to 4-3.
September 18, 2008
Spangler's Eighth Pushes Spartans Past Crusaders
On a breezy, sun splashed early fall afternoon the York College field hockey squad picked up a thrilling 3-2 victory over Susquehanna University. The Spartans now move to 4-3 while the Crusaders mark now stands at 1-5.
September 16, 2008
Juniata Snaps Losing Streak at the Expense of the Spartans
The York College field hockey squad traveled to Juniata and fell to the Eagles as the hosts snapped a six-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Spartans on Tuesday afternoon in Huntingdon, PA.
September 13, 2008
Spartans Drop One-Goal Decision at Mary Washington
The York College field hockey squad suffered a tough 3-2 Capital Athletic Conference loss at the University of Mary Washington on Saturday afternoon in Fredericksburg, VA. The Spartans fall to 3-2 with the loss as their two game win streak was snapped.
September 11, 2008
Spartans Post Consecutive 5-0 Wins
Allison Roush scored and tallied two assists Thursday evening as she led the York College field hockey team to a 5-0 victory over visiting Goucher College. The Spartans, who have won their past two games by 5-0 margins, move to 3-1 on the young campaign.
September 9, 2008
Spangler Scoring Barrage Lifts Spartans to CAC Win
The York College field hockey team received a career-high four goals from junior Megan Spangler as the Spartans rolled past Hood College 5-0 in Capital Athletic Conference action on Tuesday.
September 6, 2008
Hanna Suspends Spartans Match at Elizabethtown
The York College Spartan field hockey team battled two opponents on Saturday as they faced the Elizabethtown College Blue Jays on Saturday. Both teams ended up losing the battle to tropical storm Hanna as the game was suspended with 14:58 remaining in the second half.
September 3, 2008
Gettysburg Rolls Past Spartans in Non-Conference Tilt
The Gettysburg College Bullet field hockey squad rode a six-goal first half outburst to roll past the York College Spartans 8-1 in a non-conference contest in York on Wednesday afternoon.
August 29, 2008
Dawkins Leads Spartans to Win in Swartz's Debut
Sophomore Katie Dawkins tallied two goals and an assist as the York College field hockey team rolled to a 5-1 non-conference victory over Albright College in the season opener for both teams on Friday. The win was the first for first-year head coach Jamie Swartz.
August 28, 2008
Spartans Set to Kick off 2008 on Friday
The York College Spartan athletic department kicks off the 2008 fall season on Friday afternoon as the field hockey team and men's soccer squad open their seasons. Field hockey hosts Albright at 4:30 pm while men's soccer is on the road facing #14 Virginia Wesleyan at Christopher Newport at 5:00 pm.
August 25, 2008
2008 York College Field Hockey Preview
The 2008 York College field hockey team enters this years campaign with a new resolve as they look to bounce back from a tough 2007. In order to rebound, the Spartans will rely heavily on a strong core of returning student-athletes,including their three All-Capital Athletic Conference performers, as well as a solid group of newcomers.
July 28, 2008
Swartz Returns to York as Head Field Hockey Coach
York College Assistant Dean of Athletics and Recreation Sean Sullivan is happy to announce that Jamie Swartz has been selected as the new Spartan Field Hockey coach. Swartz is no stranger to York as she was four-time All-CAC selection for the Spartans from 1995-98.
June 25, 2008
Megan Eckenrode Steps Down as Field Hockey Coach
York College has announced that field hockey coach Megan Eckenrode has resigned her position to pursue other professional opportunities, effective immediately.