2011-2012 York College (Pa.) Women's Track & Field News

May 24, 2012
Smith Competes at 2012 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships
York College women's track & field freshman standout Jasmine Smith competed in her first NCAA Outdoor National Championships on Thursday as she leapt 5.34 meters (17’ 6.25”) and finished 22nd overall.

May 20, 2012
Smith Becomes First Woman Spartan to Qualify for NCAA Outdoor National Championships
The York College women’s track & field squad received fantastic news on Sunday as freshman Jasmine Smith officially qualified for long jump at the 2012 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships in Claremont, Calif. Smith becomes the first Spartan women’s track & field student-athlete to qualify for the NCAA National Championships.

May 16, 2012
Smith Named CAC Outdoor Rookie of the Year
York College women’s track & field standout Jasmine Smith has been selected as the 2012 Capital Athletic Conference Outdoor Track & Field Rookie of the Year.

May 14, 2012
Spartans Look for Final Push to NCAA Championships, Compete at Swarthmore
Members of the York College men's and women's track & field squad competed at the Swarthmore Last Chance meet Monday at Swarthmore College, looking to hit marks for a possible bid into next week's NCAA National Outdoor Championships in Claremont, Calif.

May 6, 2012
Parshall Wins Sixth Track Title; Spartans Take Third at 2012 CAC Outdoor Championships
The York College women's track & field team captured third place overall at the 2012 Capital Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships hosted by Frostburg St. University. The two-day meet concluded Sunday with the Spartans in third with 121 points, just three shy of runner-up Mary Washington, while Salisbury snagged the top spot with 255 points.

May 5, 2012
Miller Establishes New 10K Program Mark; York in Third Place Overall
The York College women’s track & field squad finished the first day of competition at the 2012 Capital Athletic Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships – hosted by Frostburg St. – with a individual victory, a second-place nod, and runners qualify for finals in a pair of sprints. Overall, the Spartans sit third out of the six participating institutions, as the Green and White has amassed 27 points.

April 28, 2012
DeManda, Rowlands, Fidele Nab Top-Tens at Shippensburg
The York College women’s track & field squad competed in their final meet before next week’s Capital Athletic Conference Championships as they traveled to Shippensburg University for Saturday’s Paul Kaiser Classic.

April 26, 2012
Rowlands Nabs Third CAC Women's Field Athlete of the Week Honor
York College women's track & field sophomore standout Laura Rowlands was named the Capital Athletic Conference Women's Track & Field Field Athlete of the Week as announced by the conference office earlier this week. This marks the third time in the 2011-2012 academic year that Rowlands has been recognized with the weekly honor.

April 21, 2012
Records Tumble at Greyhound Invitational
The York College women’s track & field squad competed at the Greyhound Invitational on Saturday at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pa. Jasmine Smith broke the 100-meter dash record, tied her own school-best in the long jump, and the Spartans 4x100 relay broke the mark that was just established last week.

April 14, 2012
Spartan 4x1 Sets New Record; DeManda Shows Well in Javelin at JHU/Loyola Invitational
The York College women’s track & field squad saw the program’s 4x100 record fall Saturday at the Johns Hopkins / Loyola Invitational in Baltimore, Md. In total, the Spartans finished seventh on the day, out of the 11 teams, capturing 31 points.

April 7, 2012
Split Squad Action; Spartans Compete at Duke and Goucher on Saturday
Saturday saw the York College women’s track & field squad participate in split-squad action. A contingent of Spartans competed at the 2012 Duke Invitational, a primarily Division I meet, while the Green and White also competed at the Goucher Classic at Goucher College.

April 6, 2012
Spartan Contingent Competes at Duke Invitational
A number of York College women’s track & field student-athletes competed at the 2012 Duke Invitational Friday afternoon in Durham, N.C. Mainly a Division I meet, the Spartans competed against individuals from Campbell, Coastal Carolina, and Toledo among other DI institutions.

April 3, 2012
Smith Breaks Spartan Long Jump Record; Spartans Take Second in Tuesday Home Meet
The York College women’s track & field squad hosted a meet featuring Gettysburg, Messiah, and Washington Adventist Tuesday afternoon in York. Of the three scored teams, the Spartans took second with 75 points.

March 31, 2012
Growth Continues as Spartans Compete at Maryland Invitational
The York College women’s track & field squad competed at the 2012 Maryland Invitational Saturday at the University of Maryland – College Park. The Spartans, one of only two Division III teams at the meet, finished tied for ninth of ten schools with six points.

March 27, 2012
Ashley Menniti Named the CAC Women's Field Athlete of the Week
York College freshman Ashley Menniti has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Women's Field Athlete of the Week for the week ending March 26 as announced by the league office on Tuesday.

March 24, 2012
Green and White Compete at West Chester on Saturday
The York College women’s track & field team competed at the Golden Ram Collegiate Invitational Saturday at West Chester University in West Chester, Pa. Their first official meet of the 2012 outdoor campaign proved a strong one for the Spartan squad.

March 17, 2012
Spartan Track & Field Hosts Intersquad Alumni Challenge
The York College track & field squad hosted the Green & White Intersquad Alumni Challenge on Saturday prior to officially kicking off their 2012 outdoor campaign next weekend. Featuring current and former York College men’s and women’s track & field athletes, the meet provided a solid yet relaxed tune-up for the Spartans. On the day, the women’s “green” team picked up the victory with 96 points while the men’s “white” team proved triumphant with 68 points.

February 19, 2012
Rowlands and Smith Power Spartans To Second at CAC Indoor Championship
The York College women’s indoor track & field team had an outstanding day at the inaugural Capital Athletic Conference championship meet at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA on Sunday. The Spartans finished second at the seven-team event.

February 12, 2012
Spartans Compete at Susquehanna Indoor in Final Meet Before CAC Championships
The York College women’s track & field squad competed at the Susquehanna Indoor Invitational on Sunday. In a meet which head coach Erick Camodeca said was used as a fine-tuning session for several student-athletes, the Spartans utilized the meet as their final competitive preparation for next Sunday’s first-ever Capital Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships.

February 7, 2012
Smith Nabs CAC Women's Field Weekly Award
York College freshman Jasmine Smith has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Field Athlete of the Week for CAC Women’s Track & Field. This marks Smith’s first league honor and the third CAC weekly award for the Spartans during the 2011-2012 campaign (Laura Rowlands, Dec. 14 and Jan. 24).

February 3, 2012
Spartans Win Two, Continue to Break Records at Crusader Indoor
The York College women’s track & field squad posted yet another terrific meet this season as they competed at the Susquehanna Crusader Indoor on Friday evening. The Spartans notched two individual triumphs and brought down three more school records.

January 28, 2012
Two Records Fall as Green and White Compete at George Mason
The York College women’s track & field squad competed at the at the Patriot Games hosted by George Mason University on Saturday. The indoor meet saw the Spartans break two school records as they got to take a look at the host site for the inaugural Capital Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships on February 19.

January 24, 2012
Rowlands Named CAC Women's Field Athlete of the Week for Second Time
Following her performance at the Indoor Terrapin Invitational on Saturday, York College sophomore track & field standout Laura Rowlands has been selected as the Capital Athletic Conference Women's Field Athlete of the Week.

January 21, 2012
Spartans Break Program DMR Record at Terrapin Invitational
The York College women’s track & field team broke a school record and began to rev back up for the inaugural Capital Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships as the Spartans competed at the Indoor Terrapin Invitational on Saturday hosted by the University of Maryland – College Park. The Spartans finished tied for 18th on the day with three points.

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