All Three Spartans Eliminated from NCAA ChampionshipsThe 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.
Spartans Cruise to 18-7 Win at Chestnut HillThe 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.
Achtzehn Named to NWCA Division III Wrestling Hall of FameFormer 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.
Flickinger and Panizzi Capture Metro Conference ChampionshipsYork 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.
Grapplers Fall 19-16 in Regular Season FinaleThe 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.
Wrestling Ends Home Campaign with 36-10 WinThe 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.
Grapplers Take Two of Three at King's QuadThe 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.
Spartans Take Two in Quad MeetThe 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.
Spartans Finish Sixth at 20-Team Whitehill DualsThe 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.
Spartans Earn Two Wins in Three Matches at Whitehill DualsThe 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.
Spartans Sweep Messiah Quad SaturdayThe 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.
Spartan Wrestling Jumps to #14The 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.
Grapplers Host 2007 Spartan InvitationalThe 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.
Spartans Fall to Division II ShippensburgThe 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.
#22 Spartans Post Season Opening WinThe 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.
Flickinger, Panizzi, and "Gang Green" Rank Among Nation's BestThe 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.