The York College baseball team finished out the 2013 season in impressive fashion on Sunday afternoon, pounding Centennial Conference champion Franklin and Marshall 14-3 on Senior Day in York.
The Spartans finished at 22-21, while the Diplomats, who will play in the NCAA Division III Tournament next week, fell to 23-19.
Drew Frankenfield made his final collegiate game a memorable one, going 3-for-6 with four RBIs and two runs scored. He belted a fifth-inning grand slam. Colin Porter finished the game 2-for-4 with three RBIs and a run scored for York, while Justin Cohen closed out his career with two hits, two RBIs and three runs scored. Jimmy King, J.J. Oleniacz, and Colbe Herr each added two hits for the winners.
The 16 hits mark the seventh straight game that the Spartans accumulated double-digit hits in a game. York hit .345 over its final 11 games, when they averaged 6.7 runs per game.
Sophomore Zach Philippi picked up the win in relief, tossing two scoreless innings, allowing one hit with three strikeouts and three walks. Philippi improved to 2-0. Tyler Alexander and Matt Goodman combined to pitch the final 32/3 innings. They kept the Diplomats off the board with four strikeouts and three hits.
Before the game, the Spartans honored their six-man senior class. Dustin Worthman, Cohen, Frankenfield, Josh Kohn, King and Nic Long were recognized. The class combined to win 83 games over the last four years.