Wayson Named IWLCA All-AmericanYork College junior attack Kim Wayson was named IWLCA (Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association) second-team All-American as the squads were announced on Wednesday afternoon. Wayson is the first Spartan women’s lacrosse player to earn national All-American honors in the seven-year history of the program.
Four Land on IWLCA All-Metro Region SquadOn the strength of their outstanding 2012 campaign, the York College women’s lacrosse team garnered four spots on the IWLCA All-Metro Region squad, tying a program-record for the most all-region selections. Kim Wayson and Leah Schultz were honored as first-team choices while Katie Vautier and Erica Mulford landed on the second team.
Record-Setting Campaign Comes to a Close in NCAA First RoundThe #9 York College women’s lacrosse team saw their record-breaking 2012 campaign come to an abrupt end Wednesday afternoon with a 14-13 loss to host Montclair State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Spartans conclude the year at 14-5 while the Red Hawks move onto the second round of the national tournament sporting a 14-5 mark.
Women's Lacrosse Earns First-Ever NCAA Tournament BerthThe York College women's lacrosse team earned the program's first-ever NCAA Tournament berth as the field was announced on Sunday evening. The Spartans, who are ranked 10th in Division III, travel to Montclair State on Wednesday in the opening round of the tournament.
Watch the Spartans as they Watch the 2012 NCAA Women's Lacrosse Bracket BroadcastThe #10 York College women's lacrosse team awaits a possible selection into the 2012 NCAA Tournament as is scheduled to be announced at 9:30 pm on Sunday evening by the NCAA. The Spartans have posted a stellar 14-4 record during the 2012 campaign including a 7-1 mark in Capital Athletic Conference regular season play and four victories against ranked squads.
Muston Captures Second Straight CAC Coach of the Year; Record Seven Spartans on All-CAC SquadYork College head coach Jen Muston was selected by her peers as the 2012 Capital Athletic Conference Women’s Lacrosse Coach of the Year while seven Spartans garnered all-league honors as announced by the conference office Thursday. Leah Schultz, Kim Wayson, and Katie Vautier were first-team choices while Jordan Hall, Kelsey Evans, Erica Mulford, and Kerri Nicolich each made the second team. The seven all-league selections are the most in Spartan history, eclipsing last year’s then-record five on the All-CAC squad.
#11 Spartans Fall in CAC Championship ContestThe Salisbury University women’s lacrosse team won their 10th straight Capital Athletic Conference tournament championship with their 17-5 victory over the York College Spartans on Saturday night in Salisbury, MD.
Hot First Half Leads Spartans to CAC Title Game for First TimeThe #11 York College women’s lacrosse team advances to the championship game of the 2012 Capital Athletic Conference Tournament after registering a 9-6 victory against #13 Mary Washington on Tuesday in the semifinal round of the league playoffs. The Spartan triumph extends their overall record to 14-3 as their 14th win of the season sets a new program record for victories in a single season. The Eagles’ loss drops them to 13-4.
Green Collects CAC Women's Lacrosse Defense Player of the Week HonorYork College freshman defender Allison Green was selected as the Capital Athletic Conference Women’s Lacrosse Player of the Week. Green nabs the award, her first-ever accolade in her young collegiate career, following a strong defensive performance in the #11 Spartans’ regular-season finale last Tuesday.
Spartans Finish Strong 2012 Regular Season with 12-7 TriumphThe #11 York College women’s lacrosse team closed out their stellar 2012 regular season on Tuesday with a Capital Athletic Conference 12-7 victory over host St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The triumph gives the Spartans 13 wins (13-3 overall) on the season, tying their all-time single-season wins record of 13 set last year, including a Green and White record-setting 7-1 mark in CAC play. The Seahawks fall to 8-8 on the year and 4-4 in conference action.
Junior Trio Leads Spartans to Late Triumph at #17 Stevens TechSpartan juniors Leah Schultz, Kim Wayson, and Katie Vautier led the #13 York College women’s lacrosse team to an exciting 8-7 triumph over #17 Stevens Tech on Tuesday evening in Hoboken, N.J. Schultz and Wayson each netted three goals, including the game-tying and game-winning tallies, while Vautier posted a trio of caused turnovers, to help push the Green and White to 12-3 on the season, just one win shy of their all-time wins record of 13 set last season.
Spartans Suffer First CAC Setback; Fall to #1 SalisburyThe #13 York College women’s lacrosse team ran into a buzzsaw Saturday afternoon as #1 Salisbury University topped the Spartans 16-8 in Capital Athletic Conference action. With the defeat, York falls to 11-3 on the season and suffers their first in-conference loss moving to 6-1 in the CAC. The top-ranked Sea Gulls stay unbeaten as they improve to 12-0 overall and 5-0 in league play.
Castle Nets Career-High Four; Spartans Set Program Record with Sixth CAC WinFreshman midfielder Sarah Castle posted a career-high four goals Wednesday as the #13 York College women’s lacrosse team registered a 21-8 Capital Athletic Conference triumph over Marymount (Va.) in Arlington, Va. The win boosts the Spartans record to 11-2 overall and 6-0 in league play, establishing a new program-high for regular season conference wins. The Saints drop to 3-7 overall and 2-3 in CAC action.
Schultz, Mulford Named CAC Women's Lacrosse Players of the WeekLeah Schultz and Erica Mulford captured Capital Athletic Conference Women's Lacrosse Players of the Week after leading the #16 York College women's lacrosse squad to a 2-0 week against a pair of league opponents. The Spartans, 10-2 overall and 5-0 in conference play, topped Frostburg St. 19-6 in Frostburg, Md. on Wednesday before picking up a 17-11 home triumph over #13 Mary Washington on Saturday.
Senior Day Present: #16 Spartans Best #13 Mary Washington for First TimeOn the strength of a nine-goal second half, the #16 York College women’s lacrosse team bested visiting Mary Washington 17-11 Saturday afternoon in Capital Athletic Conference action. The victory marks the first time in program history, spanning back to the inaugural 2006 campaign, that the Spartans have defeated Mary Washington.
#16 Spartans Cruise to 19-6 Win at Frostburg StateThe York College women’s lacrosse team got back on the winning side of the ledger as the 16th ranked Spartans posted a 19-6 Capital Athletic Conference win at Frostburg State University on Wednesday afternoon in Frostburg, MD.
Big Second Half Lifts #12 Messiah Past #17 SpartansThe 12th ranked Messiah College Falcons exploded for seven second half goals en route to a 12-6 win over #17 York College in a non-conference women’s lacrosse contest in rainy York, PA on Saturday afternoon. The Falcons, who were coming off a one-goal double overtime loss to nationally ranked F&M, improve to 7-1 overall while the Spartans fall to 8-2.
#17 Spartans Best #19 Stevenson; Move to 8-1The #17 York College women’s lacrosse team posted a 14-9 Capital Athletic Conference victory over the visitors from Stevenson University Tuesday evening. The Green and White’s victory improves them to an overall record of 8-1 and 3-0 in CAC play while the #19 Mustangs fall to 4-3 and 1-1 in league action.
Big First Half Leads York to CAC TriumphThe #18 York College women’s lacrosse team posted a 20-6 Capital Athletic Conference triumph over visiting Wesley on a beautiful Saturday afternoon in York. The Spartans’ victory puts the Green and White at a 7-1 mark this season and 2-0 in CAC action while the Wolverines stand at 3-4 and 0-2 in league play.
York Tops St. Vincent 23-3; Tie Program-Record for Goals ScoredOn the strength of their highest offensive output since 2008, the York College women’s lacrosse team topped host St. Vincent 23-3 in a Wednesday afternoon non-conference tilt. The Spartans (6-1, 1-0 CAC) tied a program-high with those 23 goals, matching the Green and White’s 23-3 result against Hood on March 11, 2008.
Spartans Back in Win Column with Triumph at DickinsonKim Wayson tallied seven points and Erica Mulford recorded six as the York College women’s lacrosse team bested Dickinson 16-3 Saturday afternoon in Carlisle, Pa. The Spartans improve their mark to 5-1 on the season while the Red Devils fall to 2-4.
Spartans Push #6 F&M; Defense Steps Up in Close ContestThe York College women’s lacrosse team fought to the very end Tuesday afternoon in a non-conference contest with #6 Franklin & Marshall College Diplomats. The Spartans lost 7-6 as they fell to an overall record of 4-1 and 1-0 in the conference. The Diplomats victory improves them to an overall record of 2-0.
Spartans Improve to 4-0 With 20-11 VictoryThe York College women’s lacrosse team used a strong first half to roll past Alvernia College 20-11 in non-conference action on Thursday afternoon in York. The Spartans remain undefeated at 4-0 while the game for the Crusaders was their season opener as they fall to 0-1.
Spartan Offense Keeps Clicking as York Downs GreensboroThe York College women’s lacrosse team continued their strong start to the 2012 season as they rolled past Greensboro College 17-5 in a non-conference contest on Sunday afternoon in Greensboro, NC. The Spartans improve to 3-0 for the campaign while the Pride falls to 0-1.
Spartans Move to 2-0 with Friday Triumph over GoucherJunior Kim Wayson and sophomore Kerri Nicolich each netted four goals Friday afternoon as the York College women’s lacrosse team posted an 18-4 non-conference triumph over visiting Goucher to open up the Spartans’ 2012 home slate. The Green and White improve to 2-0 on the season while the Gophers begin the campaign at 0-1.
2012 Women's Lacrosse Season PreviewHaving gradually built at program over the previous four years, the York College women’s lacrosse team enters the 2012 campaign with undoubtedly their most talented, experienced, and deep squad to date. Spearheaded by the vision and passion of head coach Jen Muston, who is in her fifth season at the helm of the program and the reigning Capital Athletic Conference Women’s Lacrosse Coach of the Year, the Spartans are primed for a stupendous season.
Spartans Capture Season-Opener 20-2 at HoodThe York College women's lacrosse team opened up their 2012 campaign in fine style on Tuesday afternoon with a 20-2 triumph over Capital Athletic Conference foe Hood in Frederick, Md. With the victory the Spartans begin the year at 1-0 (1-0 CAC) while the Blazers drop to 1-1 (0-1 CAC).
Spartan Mentor Headed into UMBC Hall of FameYork College (Pa.) head women’s lacrosse coach Jen (Dragoni) Muston has achieved the prestigious honor of being inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame at her alma mater the University of Maryland Baltimore County.