YORK, PA – The York College athletic department is set for a busy weekend on September 13 and 14. Six Spartan teams will be in action over the weekend including men's soccer hosting Juniata in the lone home contest of the weekend.
Men's soccer (2-1-2, 0-0 CAC)
The Spartan's men's soccer team hosts Juniata college this Saturday at Graham Field in a non-conference matchup.
The Spartans are coming off a tough 2-1 loss at #5 John's Hopkins on Wednesday as they are now 2-1-2 heading into the tilt with the Eagles. The game saw a goal from Zion Friday on four shots, as well as four saves from Junior goalkeeper Billy Bridegum.
The Spartans have been led offensively by Friday who has two goals on the season. On the defensive end, senior All- CAC back Brook Addisu, and Bridegum have been holding down the defense for the Spartans. Marc Murgo, Andrew Colebrook, and Tony Mosqueira have been key contributors for the Spartans this season as well.
The Juniata College Eagles come into Saturday with a 3-3 record, and a two-game losing streak dating back to September 7.
The game is set to start at 1:00 at Graham Field.
Women's Volleyball (4-3, 0-0 CAC)
On Saturday, the York College volleyball team travels to McDaniel College to take on the Green Terror and Catholic University in a non-conference tri-match. Going into Saturday, the Spartans have a record of 4-3 after their 3-1 win at Immaculata on Thursday night.
The Spartans beat the Green Terror previously this season at Gettysburg College in a close 3-2 match while they have yet to face off against Catholic.
Senior Hannah Siaurusaitis found herself with a spot on the all-tournament team at Gettysburg after that match after averaging 2.42 kills per set, and 46 kills on the weekend.
Another senior, Madyson Whitcomb, led the way in the win over McDaniel, and has been exceptional for the Spartans this season, with a .383 hitting percentage.
The Cardinals are 6-3 on the season, and are riding a five-game winning streak heading into Saturday's competition.
The Green Terror have a record of 5-4 after their 3-0 sweep of Goucher on Thursday evening.
Game time is set for 11:00 against McDaniel College and 3:00 against the Cardinals
Tennis (Men: 0-0; Women: 0-0)
The York College Spartans Tennis team opens up their season this Saturday at Lebanon Valley College. The women's team posted a record of 8-7 last season, which included a season opening victory against the Lebanon Valley Flying Dutchmen. The men's side had a record of 8-10, which also included a 7-2 win over the Flying Dutchmen.
The women's team are returning seniors Maisie Supp, Gina Ligouri, Hannah Shinsky, as well as sophomore Chloe Doyle. The Spartan men will look to seniors Josiah Forry, Justin Rose, Ben Sentz, and Tyler Richard for leadership as well.
The Flying Dutchmen's women team posted a record of 7-10, while the men's squad was 11-6 Last season. The match is set to begin at 12:00 in Annville, Pa.
Women's Soccer (1-3, 0-0 CAC)
The York College Women's soccer team travels to Center Valley, PA on Saturday to take on DeSales University in a non-conference matchup.
The Spartans head into Saturday with a 1-3 record, coming off a big 4-1 win against Marymount on Wednesday. Sophomore Jenna Terenchin scored her first two goals of the season on Wednesday while senior Natalie McCarthy netted one goal and had an assist.
The Spartans are led in scoring this season by senior midfielder Ally Badman, freshman forward Anna Morton, and Terenchin who all have two goals on the year. McCarthy leads the team with three assists so far in 2019.
The Bulldogs enter the competition on Saturday with a 3-2 record, and are coming off a 3-2 win at Immaculata University on Tuesday.
The match is set to begin at 1:00.
Field Hockey (2-2, 0-0 CAC)
The York College Field Hockey squad gets back on the road on Saturday as they travel to Washington College for a non-conference matchup.
The Spartans are 2-2 on the season, and are riding a two-game winning streak after defeating Albright College on Wednesday. Junior midfielder Dana Meehling had an outstanding day, scoring both of the Spartans goals. Freshman keeper Kaitlyn Wallace played well with a career-high seven saves as she surrendered one goal.
Sophomore Sarah Burton and Meehling lead the scoring for the Spartans with two goals each, with help from freshman Hannah Huffman, and Kristin Varilla. Junior Julea Truskey and Kaitlyn Wallace have been holding down the defense for the Spartans.
The Shorewomen are coming into Saturday with a record of 1-3 after a loss to #4 Salisbury 7-0.
The game will begin at 7:00 at Washington College.
The Weekend Preview was produced by Bailey Doan, York College PR Intern Student