The 2018 York College softball team posted the 12th highest cumulative grade point average among NCAA Division III programs in 2017-2018, as they earned the Easton/NFCA Academic Team Award for the third consecutive year.
York College head softball coach Jen Petteys usually has big plans for her summer. This summer is no different as recruiting and watching her two children play games for their respective teams has kept the seventh year Spartan head coach busy.
READING, Pa. – The York College softball team split a doubleheader with Albright College on Monday evening on the road in non-conference play. Ginger Lewis threw seven shutout innings in the first game, and Ashley Meekins drove in four runs, including a two-run dinger, to help the Spartans win 5-0, before falling 3-2 in the nightcap.
YORK, Pa. – The York College softball team took one out of two from Christopher Newport University on Friday evening, erasing a 7-0 deficit to win the first game 8-7, before dropping the nightcap 8-1 at Spartan Softball Stadium in Capital Athletic Conference action. Haley Hirn went 5-for-5 on the day as the Spartans earned just their second win all-time against the Captains.
BUENA VISTA, Va. – The York College softball team allowed just three runs in a double header with Southern Virginia University on Friday, but split the pair, winning the opener 6-2 before dropping the nightcap 2-1 on the road in Capital Athletic Conference action. Ginger Lewis earned the win in the first game, going seven innings for eighth win and sixth complete game of the season.
The York College softball squad ran their win streak to six with a Capital Athletic Conference sweep of Penn State Harrisburg on a sunny and breezy Thursday afternoon in York. In the opener, sophomore Ginger Lewis tossed her second no-hitter of the year as she had to go ten innings as the Spartans won a 1-0 thriller.
For the second time this year, Spartan sophomore pitcher Ginger Lewis has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon.
CLERMONT, Fla. – The York College softball team continued its winning ways with a pair of wins in Clermont, Fla. defeating Finlandia 10-2 and New England College 4-0 on Saturday. York concluded its Spring Break trip at 9-3.
CLERMONT, Fla. – The York College softball team picked up two more wins on Friday, defeating Eastern Nazarene 3-0 and then Cabrini 10-9 in eight innings in non-conference action, as part of the Spartans’ Spring Break trip in Clermont, Fla. York trailed Cabrini 9-1 before putting together nine consecutive runs to take down the Cavaliers, the fourth consecutive win for the Spartans.
The York College softball team hit their way to a sweep of their two games on Wednesday morning in Clermont, Florida. The Spartans used a big seventh inning to seal the 7-3 win over Rose-Hulman in the opener and followed that with a four-run fourth in their 5-1 win over Alverno in game two.
CLERMONT, Fla. – The York College softball team used a 24-hit performance to defeat Johnson State 26-0 after losing 8-7 to Augustana (Ill.) earlier in the morning in non-conference action in Clermont, Fla. on Sunday. Samantha Kiser threw a one-hitter in the second game of the day, while Savannah Zittle recorded six hits, seven RBI, a pair of doubles and a home run on the second day of the York Spring Break trip.
YORK, PA – The York College softball team split games on Saturday, defeating Alverno College 3-0 on the back of a no-hitter from sophomore Ginger Lewis, before falling 3-2 in eight innings to Augustana (Ill.). Madison Bowen hit a base-clearing triple in her first career at-bat to boost the Spartans to a season-opening win.
The 39th edition of the York College softball squad is shaping up to be another good one as the Spartans welcome back an experienced core of players along with a dynamic group of newcomers that has the team poised to break into the upper reaches of the Capital Athletic Conference.