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