York College women's soccer goalkeeper Melanie Glessner has been named the Spartan Athlete of the Week for the week ending on Oct. 7.
The sophomore pitched a pair of shutouts for the week. Glessner, who is the top-ranked goalie in NCAA Division III with a 0.08 goals-against average, recorded 11 saves in 220 minutes for the week as York played to a pair of scoreless ties vs. Goucher and Mary Washington.
She increased her school record for single-season shutouts to nine.
Glessner ranks second in Division III in save percentage and she extended her personal scoreless streak to 675 minutes, 45 seconds. She has not allowed a goal since the Sept. 12 match against Dickinson.
Glessner was also named the Capital Athletic Conference Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for the second straight week.
OTHER YORK COLLEGE NOTES
GAITINGS, BREWER HONORED BY CAC: York College senior Danielle Gaitings was named the Capital Athletic Conference Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week on Monday.
Gaitings recorded a defensive save in both of York's contests last week vs. Stevenson and Lynchburg. She helped spark the Spartans' come-from-behind 3-1 victory over Stevenson. York fell to No. 19 Lynchburg, 3-1.
York College junior forward Kailey Brewer was named the Capital Athletic Conference Co-Offensive Field Hockey Player of the Week on Monday afternoon.
Brewer earned the award after scoring three times in 13 minutes in the second half vs. Stevenson. It was the first career hat trick for the Spartan. She now has five goals for 2012.
SPARTANS FIFTH IN GOLF TOURNAMENT: The York College golf team finished fifth out of 13 teams on Monday at the Lebanon Valley College Fall Invitational at Lebanon Country Club.
Messiah won the tournament with a 305 total, followed by Gettysburg (312), Alvernia (318), FDU-Florham (325) and York (329).
Messiah's Wes Ashton, a South Western High School graduate, won the tournament with an even-par 72, followed by his teammate Matt Burkhart at 73.
York's top scorer was Travis Oot at 80, good for a tie for 11th. The Spartans others scorers were: David Boslough (81, tied for 17th), Kevin Long (82, tied for 25th) and Ryan Wolbach (86, tied for 42nd).