March 12, 2008
Niedrich Earns NWCA Scholar Athlete; Spartans Finish in Team GPA Top 20
The York College wrestling team received outstanding news yesterday as junior John Niedrich was named a 2007-08 Wrestling Scholar-Athlete as awarded by the National Wrestling Coaches Association. Niedrich is Yorks 27th wrestler to earn such an accolade.
March 7, 2008
All Three Spartans Eliminated from NCAA Championships
The three York College Spartan wrestlers that advanced to the 2008 NCAA Division III National Championships in Cedar Rapids, IA all saw their tournament runs come to an end on Friday. Luke Panizzi and John Niedrich each earned one win in the tournament while Kyle Flickinger lost both of his matches at the championships Friday.
March 6, 2008
Links to Follow the Spartan Wrestlers at the NCAA Division III Championships
Three York College wrestlers will compete in the 2008 NCAA Division III National Championship Tournament starting Friday morning in Cedar Rapids, IA.
March 5, 2008
Spartans Cruise to 18-7 Win at Chestnut Hill
The York College Spartan women's lacrosse team notched an 18-7 non-conference victory at Chestnut Hill College on a crisp Wednesday afternoon in Philadelphia, PA. The Spartans improve to 2-2 overall for the campaign.
March 3, 2008
Achtzehn Named to NWCA Division III Wrestling Hall of Fame
Former Spartan head wrestling coach Rich Achtzehn has been selected to the National Wrestling Coaches Association Division III Wrestling Hall of Fame. Achtzehn, a mid-atlantic region coaching legend, will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on March 6 in Cedar Rapids, IA.
February 24, 2008
Flickinger and Panizzi Capture Metro Conference Championships
York College wrestlers Kyle Flickinger and Luke Panizzi captured individual championships at Sunday's Metropolitan Wrestling Conference championships in Wilkes-Barre, PA. The Spartans finished fourth in the nine team field as the team finished with 67.5 points.
February 15, 2008
Grapplers Fall 19-16 in Regular Season Finale
The York College wrestling squad took a tough defeat Friday evening, 19-16 as they visited Kutztown University. The 25th-ranked Spartans now stand at 14-6 on the season while the Golden Bears improve to 10-3-1.
February 9, 2008
#24 Spartans Roll Past Hunter, 38-6, on Saturday
The York College wrestling squad rolled past Hunter College, 38-6, on Saturday afternoon in New York, NY. The Spartans, who are ranked 24th in Division III, improve to 14-5 overall.
February 6, 2008
Wrestling Ends Home Campaign with 36-10 Win
The York College wrestling squad ended their home campaign with a 36-10 win over Thaddeus Stevens on Wednesday night in York. The Spartans, who are ranked 24th in the nation, improve to 13-5 overall.
January 26, 2008
Grapplers Take Two of Three at King's Quad
The York College wrestling team picked up a pair of wins Saturday afternoon at the Kings College quad. The #14 Spartans wrestled to a 27-13 victory over Gettysburg College before falling to New York University in a tight 19-16 bout. The green and white finished the day by defeating Kings College 26-10. Leaving Wilkes-Barre with a 2-1 mark, the Spartans improve on their 2007-08 record and now stand at 12-5 on the season.
January 19, 2008
Spartans Take Two in Quad Meet
The 14th-ranked York College wrestling squad took two of their three matches Saturday afternoon at Yorks Grumbacher Sport & Fitness Center. The Spartans, who move to 10-4 on the season, opened the day with an impressive 51-0 performance over Scranton before dropping their second match 25-7 to Wilkes. York capped the quad-meet by handling the Apprentice School 36-10.
January 12, 2008
Spartans Finish Sixth at 20-Team Whitehill Duals
The York College wrestling squad finished sixth at the 20-team Budd Whitehill Duals this weekend at Lycoming College in Williamsport. The Spartans went 2-1 for the day on Saturday as they defeated St. John's and Springfield, and fell to Rhode Island.
January 11, 2008
Spartans Earn Two Wins in Three Matches at Whitehill Duals
The York College wrestling squad won two of their first three matches at the Budd Whitehill Duals on Friday in Williamsport, PA. The Spartans defeated Muskingum, fell to Loras by two points, and then rebounded to down #25 Wilkes in their nightcap.
January 7, 2008
Coach Tom Kessler and James May Selected to York Area Hall of Fame
York College wrestling coach Tom Kessler and former soccer star James May are among the newest members of the York Area Sports Hall of Fame. The pair will be officially inducted January 23 during York Area Sports Night held at the old Central York High School.
December 7, 2007
Spartans Sweep Messiah Quad Saturday
The 14th ranked York College wrestling squad rolled to a trio of victories on Saturday as they swept the Messiah College Quad in Grantham, PA. The Spartans defeated Morrisville State 44-10, host Messiah 28-16, and Johns Hopkins 24-19.
December 5, 2007
Spartan Wrestling Jumps to #14
The York College wrestling squad ascended three spots in the latest Brute/Adidas National Wrestling Coaches Association team rankings as released on Tuesday, December 4. The Spartans (1-1) improve to #14 after spending the previous three weeks holding down the #17 spot.
December 1, 2007
Flickinger and Niedrich Win Individual Championship as Spartans Finish Fourth
The York College wrestling squad had two wrestlers earn individual championships at the 2007 Spartan Invitational held at the Grumbacher Sport & Fitness Center. Kyle Flickinger at 125 pounds and John Niedrich at 157 pounds were the two Spartans that earned individual championships.
November 29, 2007
Grapplers Host 2007 Spartan Invitational
The York College wrestling squad hits the mat this Saturday as hosts of the 2007 Spartan Invitational. Ten teams will be in action including four of the top 30 teams in Division III and eleven nationally ranked wrestlers. The latest edition of the tournament begins at 9:30 am in Yorks Grumbacher Sport and Fitness Center.
November 19, 2007
Four Spartans Capture Titles at Ursinus Fall Brawl
Senior Luke Panizzi, junior Kyle Flickinger, junior John Niedrich, and sophomore Hank Conklin each grabbed first place honors at the Ursinus Fall Brawl held on November 18.
November 14, 2007
Spartans Fall to Division II Shippensburg
The York College wrestling team fell to Division II Shippensburg University 37-10 Wednesday evening. The Spartans drop to 1-1 on the young season while the Red Raiders open their season 1-0.
November 10, 2007
Spartans Win Monarch Invitational; Niedrich Wins 157 Pound Bracket
The York College wrestling squad survived a 13-hour day to win the 2007 Kings College Monarch Invitational on Saturday afternoon in Wilkes Barre, PA. Junior John Niedrich won the 157 pound bracket as the Spartans' lone individual champion.
November 7, 2007
#22 Spartans Post Season Opening Win
The York College wrestling squad opened their 2007-08 campaign with a 30-21 victory over McDaniel College on Wednesday night at the Grumbacher Sport & Fitness Center.
November 6, 2007
2007-08 York College Wrestling Preview
The York College wrestling team enters the 2007-08 campaign with high hopes and expectations. The Spartans enter the season ranked 22nd in the nation.
November 5, 2007
Flickinger, Panizzi, and "Gang Green" Rank Among Nation's Best
The York College wrestling team is currently ranked 22nd in the nation according to the BRUTE/NWCA Division III preseason poll. Junior All-American Kyle Flickinger is ranked 4th in the 125-pound individual poll while senior heavyweight Luke Panizzi holds the 8th spot in his division.
June 1, 2007
Links to the 2006-07 York College Wrestling Information
Below are the links for the 2006 York College Wrestling program. The links contain the 2006 schedule and results, 2006 match stories, 2006 news releases, 2006 statistics, and 2006 roster.
May 31, 2007
Links to the 2005-06 York College Wrestling Information
Below are the links for the 2005 York College Wrestling program. The links contain the 2005 schedule and results, 2005 match stories, 2005 news releases, 2005 statistics, and 2005 roster.