Gettysburg College senior wrestler Camden Stoops was named a Scholar All-American by the National Wrestling Coaches Association recently.
It was the second consecutive time the Eastern York High School graduate earned the recognition. He was one of three Bullet wrestlers to earn the honor, along with sophomore Colin Kowalski and freshman Colin Devlin.
In order to earn the recognition, a wrestler must maintain at least a 3.2 grade-point average, while also showcasing excellence on the mat.
Stoops capped his collegiate career by going 25-20 this season with six pins, two major decisions and one technical fall at 197 pounds.He placed fourth at the Centennial Conference Championship and placed sixth at the NCAA Division III East Regional. Stoops also logged top-four finishes at the Messiah Invitational, Ursinus Fall Brawl, Messiah Petrofes Invitational and Washington and Lee Invitational.
A religious studies major, Stoops finished his career with a 75-72 record with 25 falls.
Spring Grove grad Krause gets PSAC West recognition: California University of Pennsylvania third baseman Levi Krause was a force at the plate last week, recording three multi-hit games to earn him Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West Athlete of the Week honors.
The Spring Grove grad is in his junior season with the Vulcans. Krause was 8 of 14 (.571) at the dish and posted a 1.000 slugging percentage. In the team's first two games of its spring trip to Wilson, North Carolina, Krause had five hits in eight at-bats, three of which were doubles, and an RBI. In Cal's final game of the week, Krause showcased his power, belting a grand slam, driving in five runs and scoring three times as part of a 3-for-6 performance.
For the season, Krause is hitting .385, good for second on the team, while his 15 hits are a team high.
K-D grad Tarbert collects ECAC honor: Stevenson University women's basketball senior Sara Tarbert was named the ECAC South Division III Player of the Year last week, as well as a first-team all-star for a third consecutive season.
The Kennard-Dale grad averaged 23.2 points and 13.8 rebounds per game for the Mustangs while shooting 52.1 percent from the floor, 38.3 percent from 3-point land and 74.8 percent from the free throw line. She led the Mustangs in virtually every statistical category. She also averaged 2.8 steals, 1.7 blocks and 2.5 assists per game.
Tarbert earned Mid-Atlantic Conference Player of the Week honors eight times this season and ranks fourth nationally in scoring and fifth in rebounding. She leads NCAA Division III with 29 double-doubles. She finished her career with 30 straight double-doubles, setting an NCAA Division III record.
Tarbert is also a finalist for the Jostens Trophy, presented annually to a player who excels on the court, in the classroom and in the community.
Pair of York lacrosse players earn CAC honors: York College had a pair of lacrosse players earn Capital Athletic Conference weekly recognition for the past week.
Men's lacrosse sophomore Billy Sasso earned CAC Offensive Player of the Week honors for his face-off specialties. He helped No. 6 York go 2-0 last week. Sasso dominated from the X, winning 30 of 36 face-offs in the two contests. He went 19 for 24 with nine ground balls in the 16-8 win over No. 10 Gettysburg and then was 11 of 12 after playing just the first half in the Spartans' 12-6 win over Haverford. For the season, Sasso has won 75 percent of his face-offs.
On the defensive side of the ball for the women's team, sophomore Nicole Clauter earned CAC Defensive Player of the Week. In York's lone game last week, a 9-5 road win over No. 12 Messiah College, Clauter secured six draw controls and forced one turnover, while being part of a Spartans' defense that held the Falcons' offense in check. Entering the game, Messiah was averaging 10 goals per game. Against York, Messiah managed just three shots and one goal in the second half.