Arcadia University News

September 13, 2011

President Oxholm Displays His Team Spirit with Student-Athletes

“The vocal guy on the sidelines isn’t going to be your dad. It’s going to be me,” said Arcadia President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III as he dropped in to do some cheerleading at a preseason lunch with the fall student-athletes in August. “It’s a privilege to go to a small university where you will have...

August 5, 2011

Alum Ken Spangenberg Named Arcadia’s Head Baseball Coach, Returns for His Dream Job

Arcadia University Director of Athletics & Recreation Shirley Liddle announced that Kenneth M. Spangenberg ’08 , who was an all-conference student-athlete at Abington Heights High School, is returning to Arcadia as the new Head Baseball Coach for Arcadia University’s NCAA Division III program...

alumni athletics careers

February 16, 2011

Brownell Teams with Collegiate Coaching Legend at MLS Combine

By Purnell T. Cropper Rick Brownell , head coach of Arcadia’s women’s soccer team and a well-regarded figure in youth soccer, nearly missed out on a dream gig. When he received an unexpected e-mail in mid-December asking him to coach at the 2011 Major League Soccer Combine in Florida―an invite-only...


February 4, 2011

Erin Livingston: A Coach in the Spotlight

By Jordyn Austin ’14 Oftentimes, when it comes to sports, all the glory goes to star players, while little attention is paid to the less glamorous yet critical parts of the team. Individuals such as Joe Paterno notwithstanding, coaches usually are the least celebrated or recognized members of any...


December 17, 2010

Law Earns NSCAA All-American Honors

On Dec.15, goalkeeper Jackie Law ’13 was named to the 2010 Performance Subaru Women’s NCAA Division III All-America Team by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). This is the first NSCAA All-American honor for Arcadia's Women's Soccer program. Of the 41 players recognized, Law...


October 19, 2010

The Dome Mushrooms into New Play Space

From the top of the Alumni Fund Walk of Pride, peeking out from the fall foliage stands the newest addition to Arcadia’s campus. On Monday it took 22 facility workers six hours to install and 20 minutes to inflate the new sports dome. After two years of planning a summer of excavating, the dome...

athletics facilities

June 8, 2010

Taylor 7th in Nation in Intercollegiate Horse Show

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 Corporate Communications major Jennifer Taylor ’13 recently placed seventh in national competition, competing as a representative of Arcadia University’s Equestrian Club in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) National Competition. Taylor rode in the Novice...

May 11, 2010

Livingston Named Head Coach of Field Hockey, Women’s Lacrosse

Arcadia University named Erin Livingston , of Philadelphia, as head coach of field hockey and women’s lacrosse. Livingston, who just concluded her first season at the helm of Arcadia’s field hockey program, takes over as the first full-time head coach for both programs. “Livingston brings a wealth...