York College men's lacrosse freshman attack Andrew Gamble has been selected by Inside Lacrosse Magazine as a "Top Freshman" in their NCAA Division III news and notes section.
Gamble has posted 36 points on 22 goals and 14 assists in 12 games this season. He achieved those numbers despite playing limited minutes in the first five games of the year before breaking into the scoring column in the loss to Salisbury.
After the Salisbury game, Gamble was inserted into the starting lineup and responded by scoring 21 goals and 14 assists in those six games. Gamble recorded a career-high five goals in a March 20 win over Marywood and then established a school record with six assists in a March 26 win at Misericordia.
Gamble has scored his 22 goals on 36 shots, with 27 of those attempts coming on target. His 22 goals tie him for fourth in the Capital Athletic Conference, while his point total also ranks him fourth. Gamble's assist total is seventh in the CAC.
OTHER YORK COLLEGE NOTES
TEAM HELPING CAN CER-STRICKEN EX- WRESTLER: The York College wrestling team and Body Rhythms Life Fitness will host a "Take Down Cancer" Zumbathon charity event to benefit a former York College wrestler, Andy Miller is facing multiple myeloma, a rare destructive cancer of the bone marrow. The event will be at 12 p.m., Saturday, April 28, in the Grumbacher Sport and Fitness Center at York College. Tickets cost $15, or $10 with a student ID, and are available for pre-purchase at BodyRhythmsLifeFitness.com or for purchase at the door. Direct donations can also be made to the Andrew K. Miller Fund at any M&T Bank location. Miller is a 1996 York College graduate and was a three-time national qualifier in wrestling. For the last 10 years, he has coached wrestling at Columbia High School. For information, contact Katie Mummau at (717) 615-1000 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BASEBALL TEAM WINS: The York College baseball team earned its second non-league win in two days on Thursday with a 10-7 triumph at Susquehanna. The Spartans, who beat Messiah on Wednesday, 6-5, improved to 11-12. Susquehanna fell to 12-13. Colbe Herr and Justin Cohen each had three hits, two runs scored and an RBI to lead York's 15-hit attack. Dallastown High School graduate Derek Pitzer added two hits, two runs scored and two RBIs, while Drew Frankenfield added two hits, two RBIs and one run scored. One of Pitzer's hits was a homer, while Cohen slugged two doubles. Another Dallastown grad, Austin Calaman, added a hit and two RBIs. David Walker came on in relief and pitched seven strong innings to get the win. He allowed four hits and one run.
GOLF TEAM 10TH AT HERSHEY LINKS: The York College golf team finished 10th out of 16 teams on Thursday at the Elizabethtown Spring Blue Jay Classic at Hershey Links. York finished with a 326 total, 33 shots behind first-place Messiah. Travis Oot led York with a 6-over-par 78, good for a tie for 18th-place individually in the 88-player field. The Spartans' other scorers were: Eric Stauffer (81, tied for 38th), Tyler Keim (83, tied for 48th) and David Boslough (84, tied for 54th). Messiah's Austin Galaska was tournament medalist with a 3-under-par 69.
SOFTBALL TEAM SWEPT: The York College golf team was swept at Franklin and Marshall on Thursday, losing 9-8 and 11-3. York fell to 4-20, while F&M improved to 8-14. Sara Thacker (four hits, three RBIs), Jena Ruby (three hits, two RBIs, two runs scored), Kayleen Bell (four hits) and Payton Hill (three hits, two RBIs, two runs scored) paced York's offense in the twinbill.