2012 Men's Soccer News

March 27, 2013
Men's Soccer Gives Back to the York Community
The York College men’s soccer team has started a new tradition. The Spartans have begun to make a monthly trip to visit patients at the York Hospital pediatric unit.

January 3, 2013
Four Spartans Earn All-Region Accolades; York Finishes in the Top 15 in Both National Polls
The four-time Capital Athletic Conference champion York College men’s soccer team recently received more post-season accolades. Four Spartan players have been selected to the 2012 NCAA Division III Men All-South Atlantic Region teams as announced by the NSCAA recently. York had more selections than any other school in the region.

November 17, 2012
#1 Messiah Slips By Spartans, 4-2 in Penalty Kicks, to Advance to the Elite 8
The York College men’s soccer team fell to top ranked Messiah College 4-2 in penalty kicks after the two teams finished both overtime periods in a 2-2 tie in the Sectional Semifinal in York on Saturday.

November 14, 2012
York College Announces Ticket Policy for Men's Soccer Sectionals
The York College Athletic Department has announced the ticket policy for this weekend's NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Sectional in York, PA.

November 12, 2012
Men's Soccer Selected to Host NCAA Sectional
For the third time in school history, the York College men's soccer squad will be hosting the sectional round of the NCAA Touranment as announced on Monday morning. The Spartans will host Messiah College, the University of Scranton, and Stevens Institute in a four-team pod starting on Saturday.

November 11, 2012
Spartan Men Perfect in PK's as York Advances to Sweet 16
The York College men’s soccer team couldn’t find the back of the net in the regulation or overtime in their NCAA Tournament second round match against Rutgers-Camden on Sunday in York. In the penalty shootout, the Spartans couldn’t miss.

November 10, 2012
Pearson's Goal and a Schmidt Stop Lifts Men's Soccer to Second Round
The York College men’s soccer team advances to the second round the NCAA Tournament courtesy of a second half goal by senior captain Cody Pearson (Crofton, Md./DeMatha Catholic) as the Spartans edged St. Joseph’s of Long Island 1-0 in the opening round of the tournament at Graham Field in York. With the win, York improves to 18-2-2 while the Golden Eagles finish out their season with a final record of 13-10.

November 9, 2012
NCAA Men's Soccer York Regional Preview
The York College men’s soccer team hosts a loaded regional starting on Saturday, November 10 at Graham Field in York. The Spartans are hosting NCAA play for the fifth time in the last seven years. York welcomes St. Joseph's (L.I.), Rutgers-Camden and Medaille to York for the tour-team regional.

November 8, 2012
Martinez Nabs Rookie of the Year; Seven Spartans Earn All-CAC Honors
The four-time Capital Athletic Conference champion York College men’s soccer team had a league-high seven All-CAC honorees as announced by the conference office on Thursday afternoon. The Spartans also had freshman Matty Martinez earned the conference Rookie-of-the-Year award.

November 7, 2012
Athletic Department Announces Ticket Distribution for NCAA Regional
The York College Athletic Department has announced the ticket policy for this weekend's NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Regional in York, PA.

November 5, 2012
York (Pa.) Selected to host NCAA Men's Soccer Regional
For the eighth consecutive season, the York College men’s soccer squad has earned a trip to the NCAA Division III National Championship tournament as the brackets were announced Monday afternoon by the NCAA.

November 5, 2012
Watch the NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament Pairings
The NCAA will release the Division III Men's Soccer Tournament field on Monday, November 5 at 1:00 pm. Find out who the Spartans will be playing and where the games will be at during the on-line announcement.

November 3, 2012
FANTASTIC FOURTH! MEN'S SOCCER CAPTURES FOURTH STRAIGHT CAC TITLE
The York College men's soccer team completed a four-peat as they downed the University of Mary Washington 5-0 in the 2012 Capital Athletic Conference championship match on a chilly Saturday afternoon in York. The Spartans earn the automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament, their eight straight tournament appearance.

November 2, 2012
Spartans Ready to Host Eagles in CAC Championship; Game time Set for 2:00
The game time for Saturday's Capital Athletic Conference men's soccer championship has been set for 2:00 pm as the York College Spartans will host the University of Mary Washington Eagles at Graham Field.

November 1, 2012
Saberton's Golden Goal Lifts York to Wild 4-3 2OT CAC Semifinal Win
York College freshman Brendan Saberton found the back of the net 3:33 into the second overtime to lift the Spartans to a wild 4-3 double overtime Capital Athletic Conference Tournament semifinal win over the Frostburg State University Bobcats on a cold Thursday night in Frostburg, MD.

October 29, 2012
Beale Named the CAC Defensive Player of the Week
York College junior defender Aaron Beale was named the Capital Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week as announced by the conference office on Monday. It is the second time this year that Beale has been recognized for his outstanding play.

October 27, 2012
Martinez Goal Leads To 1-0 CAC First Round Victory
Matty Martinez’s 86th-minute set piece strike provided the York College men’s soccer team with the only goal they needed Saturday in a 1-0 triumph over visiting St. Mary’s (Md.).

October 24, 2012
Men's Soccer Sends Seniors Out with 3-0 Win
The York College men’s soccer team closed out their 2012 regular season with a 3-0 win over Manhattanville College on a beautiful late-October Wednesday afternoon in York. The Spartans improve to 11-5-2 overall while the Valiants fall to 7-6-4.

October 22, 2012
York College Athletic Department Releases Statement on Men's Soccer Rules Violations
The York College Athletic Department has released a statement regarding the men's soccer NCAA rules violation.

October 20, 2012
Pearson With Game Winner Against UMW
The York College men’s soccer team beat Mary Washington 1-0 with a second half goal by senior Cody Pearson in an important CAC matchup Saturday afternoon.

October 17, 2012
Late Goal By Bobcats Leads To Tie
The York College men’s soccer team finished 1-1 in a double overtime tie against CAC foe Frostburg State Wednesday evening.

October 15, 2012
Beale Named the CAC Defensive Co-Player of the Week
Junior defender Aaron Beale has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Men's Soccer Defensive Co-Player of the Week as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon. Beale led the Spartans to a pair of shutout wins for the week as the 14th ranked Spartans improved to 12-2-1 overall and 4-0 in the CAC.

October 13, 2012
Men's Soccer Remains Hot with 4-0 Win at SMC
The 14th ranked York College men’s soccer team remained red hot with their fifth straight win as they downed St. Mary’s College 4-0 in Capital Athletic Conference play on Saturday afternoon in St. Mary’s City, MD.

October 10, 2012
#14 Spartans Dodge Bullets On Late Brummitt Goal
Taylor Brummitt scored a late goal to help the York College men’s soccer team beat Gettysburg in a non-conference matchup Wednesday afternoon.

October 6, 2012
Eight Different Spartans Score Goals; York Runs Past Marymount
The York College men’s soccer squad received goals from eight different players as the Spartans rolled past Marymount University 8-0 in Capital Athletic Conference play on Saturday afternoon in York.

October 3, 2012
Bjerk and Johnson Propel Offense to 6-2 Win at Penn State Harrisburg
Freshman Eli Bjerk and junior Austin Johnson each scored twice to lift the #14 York College men's soccer team to a 6-2 non-conference win at Penn State Harrisburg on Wednesday evening in Harrisburg. The Spartans improve to 9-2-1 overall for the season.

September 29, 2012
Weaver's Winner Lifts Spartans to Dramatic Double Overtime Victory
Another installment of the most intense men's soccer rivalry in the Capital Athletic Conference, the York College men's soccer team got a goal from Chris Weaver in the game's 107th minute to earn a hard-fought 2-1 win over Salisbury University on Saturday in York.

September 27, 2012
#14 Spartans Fall 1-0 In Double Overtime Duel Against #3 Messiah
The York College men’s soccer team lost a 1-0 non-conference heart-breaker on Wednesday evening at Messiah.

September 24, 2012
Jesse Derksen Named CAC Defensive Player of the Week
York College senior goal keeper Jesse Derksen was named the Capital Athletic Conference Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for the week ending September 23, as announced by the conference office on Monday.

September 22, 2012
Brummitt Powers Spartans to Fourth Straight Win
The York College men’s soccer team notched their fourth straight win and second straight shutout as the Spartans downed the Neumann University Knights 3-0 in a non-conference contest on Saturday in Aston, Pa.

September 19, 2012
Men's Soccer Clips Blue Jays in Non-Conference Duel
The York College men’s soccer team stayed hot as the Spartans won their third straight courtesy of a 1-0 victory over long-time regional foe Johns Hopkins University on a beautiful Wednesday afternoon in York.

September 17, 2012
Spartans Capture 2-1 Win at Lycoming
The York College men’s soccer team used two first half goals to capture a 2-1 win against Lycoming in a non-conference matchup Monday afternoon.

September 17, 2012
Bua Named the CAC Offensive Player the Week
York College senior forward Antonio Bua was named the Capital Athletic Conference Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week as announced by the conference for the week ending September 16.

September 15, 2012
Spartans Cruise to Win in CAC Opener
The York College men’s soccer team opened their 2012 Capital Athletic Conference slate with 4-1 victory at Wesley College on Saturday afternoon in Dover, Del.

September 12, 2012
#19 Spartans Battle to Scoreless Tie with Alvernia
The York College men’s soccer team battled to a scoreless tie with the Alvernia University Crusaders on a brilliantly sunny Wednesday afternoon in York.

September 9, 2012
Crusaders Better Spartans in Holiday Inn Conference Center Championship
Susquehanna’s John Arnold headed home a goal in the 78th minute to lift the Susquehanna Crusaders over the second-ranked York College Spartans in the championship game of the Holiday Inn Conference Center Classic on Sunday in York. The Crusaders improve to a perfect 5-0 while the Spartans fall to 3-1.

September 8, 2012
#2 Spartans Advance to Holiday Inn Conference Center Championship Game
The nationally ranked York College men’s soccer team made their 2012 home debut a successful one as the Spartans notched a 3-1 win over McDaniel College in the opening round of the 2012 Holiday Inn Conference Center Classic at Graham Field on Saturday afternoon.

September 5, 2012
Spartans Rocket to #2 in the NSCAA Poll
The York College men’s soccer team parlayed an outstanding weekend stay in Newport News, VA into a number two ranking in the most recent National Soccer Coaches Association of America as the year’s first regular season poll was announced on Tuesday.

September 3, 2012
Saberton Named CAC Offensive Player of the Week
Freshman Brendan Saberton was named the Capital Athletic Conference Men's Soccer offensive player of the week as announced by the league office on Monday.

September 2, 2012
Saberton Scores Twice; Spartans Capture Pombriant/CNU Classic Title
York College freshman Brendan Saberton scored two goals to power the Spartan men’s soccer team to a 2-1 victory at #13 Christopher Newport on a muggy Sunday afternoon in Newport News, VA.

August 31, 2012
Head Coach Mark Ludwig Picks Up Win #200
York College men's soccer coach Mark Ludwig picked up his 200th career win courtesy of a 5-1 season-opening victory over Virginia Wesleyan on a warm August night in Newport News, VA. The milestone win comes in the first game of Ludwig's 14th season at the helm of the Spartan program.

August 30, 2012
2012 York College Men's Soccer Season Preview
The three-time defending Capital Athletic Conference champion York College men's soccer team enters the 2012 with high expectations. Those expectations are nothing new for the Spartans as York is riding a seven year stretch of earning an NCAA Tournament berth.

August 4, 2012
Men's Soccer Embarks on Trip to England and Holland
The York College men’s soccer team has departed Pennsylvania for a preseason trip to England and Holland prior to their highly anticipated 2012 season.

July 23, 2012
Men's Soccer 2012 Schedule Announcement
The York College men’s soccer team has another challenging slate on tap for the 2012 campaign. The three-time defending Capital Athletic Conference champions will be in search of their eighth straight NCAA Tournament appearance.