YORK COLLEGE: Ali Posey, Greta Plappert help surging Spartans' field hockey team to win


The No. 18 York College field hockey team secured its fifth consecutive win on Wednesday, Oct. 11, shutting out Bridgewater (Virginia), 4-0.

York College's Ali Posey, a Red Lion High School graduate, scored a goal to help the 18th-ranked Spartans defeat Bridgewater, 4-0, on Wednesday, Oct. 11.

Two of the four goals were scored by York County products. Ali Posey (Red Lion) and Greta Plappert (Central York) each scored a goal.

The Spartans (10-2) played their first game as a nationally-ranked team since 2001. It took them a little while to get rolling, leading just 1-0 at the half. But, three goals in the second half helped York pull away from Bridgewater (4-9) to earn the convincing win.

Along with Plappert and Posey, Autumn Mallory and Dana Meehling also scored goals to pace the Spartan offense. Mallory's goal was her Capital Athletic Conference-leading 15th of the season.

York out-shot Bridgewater, 17-4, needing goalie Eve Hauptle to only make three saves to earn the shutout. 



Men's soccer team prevails in final minute: Chris Hobbs' goal with just 30 seconds remaining in the contest lifted York College to a 2-1 win over Frostburg State on Wednesday. 

The goal from Hobbs helped the Spartans (5-7-1, 3-2 CAC) salvage the win after they led 1-0 at halftime. Danny Morgan opened the game's scoring for York in the seventh minute to put them in front, 1-0. 

However, Frostburg (3-9-2, 1-4 CAC) found the equalizer in the 62nd minute, setting up Hobbs' heroics in the final minute.

Women's soccer team falls on the road: The York College women's soccer team dropped a 4-1 result at Frostburg State on Wednesday.

The loss sinks York to 2-8-2 overall on the year and 1-3-1 in CAC play. 

The Spartans' big downfall was the first half, when they allowed three goals to fall behind 3-0 by halftime to Frostburg State (4-7-2, 3-1-1 CAC). York's only goal came in the second half, coming in the 48th minute from Emily Munkittrick.