Six York College players were named to the All-Capital Athletic Conference teams by the league on Wednesday, while head coach Mike Scappa earned CAC Coach of the Year honors.
Senior catcher Colbe Herr, senior first baseman Brad Wenzel, senior outfielder Andrew Hershey and junior designated hitter Derek Pitzer were all first-team selections.
Junior starting pitcher Dan Gurganus and freshman starting pitcher Elliot Mortimer were named to the all-conference second team. Mortimer also received CAC Rookie of the Year honors.
Scappa, who led the Spartans to the regular-season CAC title for the first time since 2007, carries the award back to York for just the fourth time in program history.
First-team: Wenzel leads York in batting average (.423), home runs (six), slugging percentage (.647), hits (66) and total bases (101), and is second on the team in on-base percentage (.469), runs scored (40), RBIs (45), doubles (15), sacrifice bunts (six) and total plate appearances (183). Herr leads the team in RBIs (46) and plate appearances (162), while also batting .383 with five homers and 39 runs scored.
Herr and Wenzel are second and third, respectively, among conference leaders in RBIs.
Hershey leads the club in runs scored (51) and total plate appearances (189), while also batting .360 with four homers, 15 extra-base hits and 23 RBIs. Pitzer, a Dallastown High School graduate, leads the team in doubles (20) and is second for York in batting average (.389), slugging percentage (.617) and total bases (92). Pitzer has also collected four homers, 35 RBIs and 27 runs scored.
Second-team: Gurganus and Mortimer are tied for the team-lead in wins (six) and games started (10). Gurganus has gone 6-1 with a 3.23 ERA, allowing 37 runs (25 earned) over 69.2 innings pitched with 38 strikeouts and 18 walks.
Mortimer has posted a 6-2 record and 2.93 ERA, surrendering just 32 runs (22 earned) in 67.2 innings of work, having struck out 45 and walking 12. His 2.93 ERA leads the team.
At large: After having posted a conference-best 14-2 regular-season record in CAC competition this spring, York reached the second round of the conference tournament. The Spartans (26-13 overall) are currently trying to close out their regular season in the hopes of getting an at-large bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament. York has three more games left on the schedule, with two on the road Thursday and Friday and the last regular-season game of the year at home Saturday against Stevenson at 2 p.m. The Spartans have gone 4-6 in their last 10 games since losing in the conference tournament.