York College's Krebs earns CAC volleyball honor


York College sophomore Brooke Krebs is the Capital Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week.

The award was announced by the league office Monday. The New Oxford High School graduate was recognized for her play during the week of Sept. 5-11.

Lindsay Nye scored five goals in York College's 5-4 overtime win against Dickinson College on Wednesday.

The Spartans posted a 6-0 mark over that stretch, including winning the championship of the 24th annual Warrior Tip Off Tournament at Lycoming College.

At the tournament, Krebs posted 12 kills, 14 digs and four service aces during York’s win against Lycoming in the opening round. She followed that up with four kills, five digs and two block assists in a triumph over Harrisburg.

Krebs next tied her career high with 17 kills, and added six digs and a solo block during York’s win against Dickinson. She ended her tourney run with five kills and four digs in the title-clinching win over Misericordia.

Krebs finished the week with 53 kills (2.94 kills per set), 45 digs (2.5 digs per game), seven service aces and three blocks.

Nye named CAC Field Hockey Offensive Player of Week: York College sophomore forward Lindsay Nye is the CAC Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week.

The highlight of Nye’s week was a stellar five-goal performance in a 5-4 overtime victory at Dickinson. York trailed 2-0 early in the contest before Nye struck twice to send the game into halftime tied. A pair of goals six minutes apart in the second half lifted York to a 4-3 lead. She would later finish off the contest with her game-winning goal 1:05 into overtime. Her five-goal effort was a new Spartans single-game record.

Nye notched another game-winner on Saturday when she scored 1:40 into overtime to give York a 3-2 victory at Shenandoah. For the week, Nye recorded six goals and two assists.

Spartans open golf season: The York College golf team opened its season with a trip to the two-day Tom Kinder Memorial Tournament at Lakeview Golf Club in Harrisonburg, Virginia, on Monday.

The Spartans finished the first day in ninth place out of 16 teams with a score of 308 (+20). Tyler Newton was the Spartans’ top finisher with a 2-over-par 74, placing him in a tie for 22nd just six shots off the lead set by Ferrum College’s Brandon Bailey and Lance Keiser. Morgan Uhlick had a strong collegiate debut for York, shooting a 3-over 75, which was the second-best York score.