Arcadia University News

November 18, 2013

Arcadia University Women’s Basketball Claims Ramapo Tip-off Title

Sophomore guard Mary Badeen scored a game-high 20-points on 7-of-13 shooting from the field and a 5-for-8 performance from three while pulling down nine rebounds and notching seven steals to lead the Arcadia University women’s basketball team to a 74-64 win over SUNYIT in the championship game of...

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November 18, 2013

Champions: Women’s Soccer Team Captures First-Ever ECAC Title

Seventh-seeded Arcadia University upset top-seeded Stevenson University on penalty kicks to capture the 2013 ECAC Division III South Women’s Soccer Championship on Sunday afternoon. The Mustangs were the defending ECAC champions and were playing in their third straight ECAC title game. Senior...

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November 11, 2013

Field Hockey Team Earns Five All-Commonwealth Conference Selections

The Arcadia University field hockey team had a total of five players named to the 2013 All-Commonwealth Conference Team, including one first-team selection and four honorable mentions. Sophomore back Taylor Dalisera was named a first-team all-conference selection, while senior midfielder Hannah...

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November 6, 2013

Kramer Named Commonwealth Rookie of the Year, Four Make All-Conference Team

Freshmen midfielder Lennon Kramer was named the 2013 Commonwealth Conference Rookie of the Year and was one of four Arcadia University women’s soccer players to be named to the 2013 Commonwealth All-Conference Team. Kramer is the first-ever Knight to be named the Commonwealth Conference Rookie of...

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November 1, 2013

Canfield Named to Capital One Academic All-District Team

Junior forward Kim Canfield of the Arcadia University women’s soccer team has been named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District ® Women’s Soccer Team , which is selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). As a first-team selection, she will advance to the...

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October 10, 2013

Arcadia to Induct Hall of Fame Class of 2013

Arcadia University will hold its 2013 Athletic Hall of Fame Induction on Saturday, Oct. 12, as part of the Fall Fest and Homecoming Weekend activities. This year’s class includes Gene Camm ’93 , Tom Carlin ’99 , Diane Deane Myers ’51 , Cynthia McKelvy Mattson ’52 , and Virginia Junkin Walls ’38 ...

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October 4, 2013

Women’s Soccer Moves Up to Fifth in NSCAA Regional Ranking

The Arcadia University women’s soccer team reached the top-five in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Mid-Atlantic Region Rankings, climbing one spot to fifth. The Knights went 1-1-0 last week, cruising to a 6-1 win at Delaware Valley College before being edged 1-0 at...

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September 27, 2013

Jim Stagnitta Tapped to Lead Arcadia University’s Men’s Lacrosse Program

Arcadia University announced today that Jim Stagnitta , 2013 Major League Lacrosse (MLL) Coach of the Year, is the University’s new head men’s lacrosse coach. Stagnitta begins his appointment on Oct. 7. Stagnitta brings 26 years of experience and a proven record of success at the highest levels to...

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August 19, 2013

Women’s Soccer Adds New Member to Coaching Staff

Arcadia University’s women’s soccer team is proud to announce the hiring of new assistant coach, Nicole Brownell , to the staff. Brownell was a standout midfielder at Division I Lafayette College. While at Lafayette, Nicole achieved tremendous growth and success and played a major role in turning...

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August 19, 2013

John Geissinger Named Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach

Arcadia University’s Department of Athletics announces that John Geissinger has been named head men’s and women’s swimming coach and aquatics director. Geissinger will begin his new roles at Arcadia later this month. Since 2010, Geissinger has served as assistant coach of men’s and women’s swimming...


August 19, 2013

Michael Hebenstreit Named Director of Intramurals

Arcadia University’s Department of Athletics is proud to announce the hiring of Michael Hebenstreit as director of intramurals. Hebenstreit will oversee Arcadia’s intramural and recreation program, serve as an evening facility manager within the Kuch Center, coordinate student employment with the...


July 23, 2013 Brownell Prepares Youth Soccer Players to Meet Mia Hamm

Head coach Rick Brownell has more on his plate than coaching Arcadia University’s women’s soccer team. In June, Brownell had the task of preparing players from his nationally ranked youth team, the Greater Flemington Soccer Club Flames, for the TeamFirst Soccer Academy camp, where they would have...

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July 23, 2013 Brownell Prepares Youth Soccer Players to Meet Mia Hamm

Head coach Rick Brownell has more on his plate than coaching Arcadia University’s women’s soccer team. In June, Brownell had the task of preparing players from his nationally ranked youth team, the Greater Flemington Soccer Club Flames, for the TeamFirst Soccer Academy camp, where they would have...

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May 3, 2013

Spangenberg Named MAC Commonwealth Coach of the Year

Arcadia University Baseball Head Coach Ken Spangenberg ’08 was named MAC Commonwealth Coach of the Year by the MAC Commonwealth Coaches on May 2. David Jacobs (Havre de Grace, Md.) and Justin Simpson (Centreville, Va.) were named to the first team, Elliott Freeman (Bangor, Pa.) was named to the...


May 1, 2013

Seven Women’s Lacrosse Players Named All-MAC Freedom

Arcadia University women’s lacrosse head coach Erin Livingston was named MAC Freedom Coach of the Year and freshman attack Dawn Faranetta (Randolph, N.J.) was named MAC Freedom Rookie of Year by the MAC Freedom coaches today. Faranetta along with six of her teammates were named All-MAC Freedom...

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April 23, 2013

Arcadia Athletics Honors Student-Athletes, Coaches and Staff at Awards Banquet

The Arcadia University Department of Athletics celebrated the accomplishments of their student-athletes, coaches and programs Sunday night at their annual awards banquet. Awards were presented to 14 student-athletes, three teams and a staff member for their success and devotion to Arcadia athletics...


April 22, 2013

Baseball Clinches First Playoff Berth Since 2008

The Arcadia University baseball team (20-13-1, 12-6 MCOM) clinched its first playoff berth since 2008 on April 21 with an 11-6 win over the Lebanon Valley College Dutchmen (11-22, 4-14). The Knights also won their 20th game for the first time since the 2007 season, when they went 24-12. David Jacob...


April 19, 2013

Shannon Massott Leads Women’s Golf to First-ever Victory

Shannon Massott led the women’s golf team to its first-ever victory on April 18, 454-478 over Lebanon Valley College. Massott finished first with a low score of 81 on the course. She won by 17 shots over the top finisher for Lebanon Valley. Lauren Robison , Rebecka Schafer , Kirsten Oliva and...

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April 17, 2013

Four Student-Athletes Receive Awards at Honors Convocation

Arcadia University held its annual Honors Convocation on April 6 in the Kuch Center. Four student-athletes— Benjamin Smith , Jasmine Peake , Colton Doering and Jessica Campbell —received prestigious awards at the ceremony. Smith is a men’s soccer player, Peake a women’s tennis player, Doering a men...

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April 5, 2013

Student-Athletes Help Make Sportsfest a Special Day

More than 60 Montgomery County Rotary Special Athletes (MCRSA) joined representatives of Arcadia Special Athletes Association (ASAA) for a day of soccer, volleyball, swimming and relay races on March 23 for the annual Sportsfest. The event continues to build upon the strong relationship Arcadia...


April 4, 2013

Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Bryn Athyn for First Road Win in Program History

Arcadia University’s men’s lacrosse team (4-4) scored seven unanswered goals to start the match and went on to defeat Bryn Athyn (1-5), 13-3, on April 3. The victory is the first road win in program history. Chris Jacovino scored four goals and assisted on two more to lead the Knights. The first 10...

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