York Catholic High School graduate Brittany Hicks has won the Georgia Heathcote-Stallman Award as York College’s top female athlete.
York Catholic High School graduate Brittany Hicks has won the Georgia Heathcote-Stallman Award as York College's top female athlete. (File photo)

The York College Department of Athletics had their season-ending awards ceremony recently and handed out their three major awards.

The senior trio of Brittany Hicks, Tim Hartung and Seth Krolus took home the honors.

Hicks earned the Georgia Heathcote-Stallman Award at the ceremony. The Stallman award signifies the most outstanding senior female athlete. The York Catholic High School graduate is a two-time Women's Basketball Coaches Association All-American, the first two-time All-American in women's basketball history. She was named the Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Year in February while she finished her stellar career as a three-time All-CAC performer.

Hicks closed out her four years with 1,589 points, which ranks her fourth all-time. She pulled in 990 rebounds, the second highest total in school history. She converted a school and conference-record 530 free throws. Hicks made a single-season school record 163 free throws this past season while her 308 rebounds also ranks first on the single-season list.

Hicks was a member of the senior class that leaves York owning the record for victories for a four-year class. She combined with three other seniors to win 86 games for the Spartans.

Hartung walked away with the Daniel J. Klinedinst Award. The Klinedinst Award is annually given to the most outstanding senior male athlete.

Hartung is easily the most decorated individual athlete in school history. He is a five-time CAC Athlete of the Year, a five-time All-American and a 16-time CAC champion. He is a four-time CAC cross country champion and was undefeated in conference action in all four years. He owns the fastest 5,000 and 10,000 times in CAC history. He owns the York College school record for the fastest 8,000 cross country time while he also holding eight school records in track and field.

Krolus earned the Jake Jaquet Fighting Heart Award. The Jaquet Award is presented to the member of an athletic team who is not necessarily an outstanding athlete (but can be), who goes above and beyond what is asked of or expected and because of this exemplary, unselfish, and at times, unrewarded behavior, stands out among his or her peers.

Krolus is a two-time All-CAC men's lacrosse midfielder. He is a member of the York College Dean's List as a nursing major. He has been a Spartan captain for three seasons and leaves York as the leader of the school's most successful senior class for men's lacrosse. Krolus finished his career with 97 points on 44 goals and 53 assists.

The Spartans athletic program won more than 66 percent of its contests during the year. They won two CAC regular-season championships, four CAC Tournament championships, had four CAC Players of the Year, two Rookies of the Year and four CAC Coaches of the Year. York had four teams earn berths in an NCAA Tournament while four Spartans earn All-American honors with a few more possible after the national awards are handed out for men's and women's lacrosse.