Arcadia University News


May 5, 2014

Women’s Lacrosse Wins First Freedom Conference Title, Clinches NCAA Bid

The top-seeded Arcadia University women’s lacrosse team defeated second-seeded Wilkes University, 17-13, on May 3 in the 2014 Freedom Conference Championship Game, and in doing so secured the program’s first-ever berth in the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament. Senior Jenna Crothers was...

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May 2, 2014

Softball Opens Commonwealth Tournament with Victory

The fifth-seeded Arcadia University softball team opened the 2014 Commonwealth Conference Championship Tournament with a 5-2 win over fourth-seeded Alvernia, and will next face top-seeded Messiah College later today (Friday) at 2 p.m. at Alvernia. Freshman Alexa Banks opened the scoring in the game...

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May 2, 2014

Video: Women’s Lacrosse Team Advances to Freedom Conference Final

The top-seeded Arcadia University women’s lacrosse team won an 11-8 Freedom Conference semifinal match over fourth-seeded FDU-Florham on May 1 at Easton Field, and in doing so advanced to the conference title game for the second straight season. The Knights will host the Freedom Conference...

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April 30, 2014

May 1: Top-Seeded Women’s Lacrosse Team Set to Host Playoff Game

The top-seeded Arcadia University women’s lacrosse team will host fourth-seeded, defending Freedom Conference Champion FDU-Florham on Thursday, May 1, in a 4 p.m. Freedom Conference semifinal match at Easton Field. Ticket Information: Per the Middle Atlantic Conference, there will not be...

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April 28, 2014

Women’s Lacrosse Captures Freedom Conference Regular Season Title

Freshman Erin Misner scored 1:09 into the second overtime period to give the Arcadia University women’s lacrosse team an 8-7 victory over visiting FDU-Florham on April 26 at Easton Field, giving the Knights the 2014 Freedom Conference regular season title and the top-seed in the Freedom Conference...

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April 23, 2014

Crothers Breaks Single-Season Scoring Record as Women’s Lacrosse Posts Record 15th Win

[box border="full"] The women’s lacrosse team will close out the 2014 regular season Saturday, April 26, at 1 p.m. when it hosts defending Freedom Conference champion FDU-Florham at Easton Field . The Knights can lock up the top-seed in the conference tournament with a win over the Devils on...

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April 22, 2014

Arcadia University Names Rose Katz Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Director of Athletics Brian Granata announced that Rose Katz has been named head women’s basketball coach at Arcadia University. She is the 11th head coach in the NCAA Division III era of the program. Katz arrives at Arcadia after leading the women’s basketball program at Emory & Henry College...

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April 16, 2014

Boeckel Elected to Philadelphia Inquirer/Philly-SIDA Academic All-Area Team

Junior Whitney Boeckel of the Arcadia University women’s swimming team has been named to the 2013-14 Philadelphia Inquirer /Philly-SIDA Academic All-Area Team, which is select by the sports information offices at the 28 NCAA Division I, II, and III institutions in the Philadelphia metropolitan area...

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April 16, 2014

Graham Earns Spot on Philadelphia Inquirer/Philly-SIDA Academic All-Area Team

Sophomore Tim Graham of the Arcadia University men’s swimming team has been named to the 2013-14 Philadelphia Inquirer /Philly-SIDA Academic All-Area Team, which is selected by the sports information offices at the 28 NCAA Division I, II, and III institutions in the Philadelphia metropolitan area...

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April 15, 2014

Massott Named to Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Women’s At-Large Team

Senior Shannon Massott of the Arcadia University women’s golf team has been named to the 2013-14 Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Women’s At-Large Team, which is selected by the sports information offices of the 28 NCAA Division I, II and III institutions from the Philadelphia metropolitan...

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April 9, 2014

Arcadia Student-Athletes Help Clean Up Campus for NCAA Division III Week

A total of 100 Arcadia University student-athletes took part in a campus cleanup effort on Monday, April 7, as a part of the NCAA Division III Week, which runs from April 7 to 13. View photo gallery . The campus cleanup was organized by Arcadia’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and...

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March 28, 2014

Linda Detra to Retire After 43 Years of Service at Arcadia University

Linda Detra , a fixture of the Arcadia University athletics family since 1971, will retire as head softball coach and Kuch Center Manager later this year. The Department of Athletics will honor Detra on April 13 prior to the Knights’ 1 p.m. doubleheader against Gwynedd-Mercy University at Blankley...

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March 11, 2014

Women’s Lacrosse Program Hosts Touring Team from Japan

Arcadia University students are accustomed to going to foreign countries to experience a different culture, so it was only fitting that they would host a group from a foreign nation looking to do the same. Not many people associate the sport of lacrosse with Japan, but on Saturday, March 8, Arcadia...

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February 17, 2014

Swimmers Capture Three Individual Conference Titles at MAC Championships

Members of Arcadia University’s men’s and women’s swimming teams captured three individual conference titles and 17 all-conference performances at the 2014 Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Championships in York, Pa., Feb. 13-16. Eric Lam ’17 and Timothy Graham ’16 won the 400-meter medley and 200-...

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February 7, 2014

Arcadia University Student-Athletes Thriving in Classroom, Post 3.30 Fall 2013 GPA

Arcadia University’s nearly 350 student-athletes once again proved their prowess in the classroom in the Fall 2013 semester, earning a 3.30 combined grade point average (GPA). Sixteen of 17 varsity programs earned a combined GPA of at least a 3.0, with 13 programs above a 3.20 combined GPA and four...

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January 24, 2014

Cheltenham Township Lauds Arcadia Student-Athletes for Community Service

On Jan. 22, the Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners presented 10 members of Arcadia’s men’s soccer team with Community Service Awards at the commissioner’s monthly meeting at Curtis Hall in Wyncote. The student-athletes were honored for assisting with tree decoration and staffing tables...

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January 13, 2014

Basketball Player Brown ’15 Discusses the Evolution of His Jumpshot

Joe Brown ’15 never learned how to shoot properly (“my dad just advised me to do whatever felt good and went in the hoop”), but he still gets the job done for Arcadia University’s men’s basketball team. Earlier this season, the junior forward was named Commonwealth Conference Player of the Week ,...

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January 2, 2014

The Express-Times Features Kramer ’17 in ‘College Notebook’

On Dec. 10, the Lehigh Valley newspaper The Express-Times published its monthly collegiate sports round-up, “College Notebook,” headlining with the achievements of Arcadia women’s soccer player Lennon Kramer ’17. “College Notebook: Lennon Kramer reaps multiple women’s soccer awards at Arcadia...

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January 2, 2014

Women’s Soccer Players Receive Postseason ECAC Honors, First-Ever for Arcadia

On Dec. 16, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced its 2013 Division III South Women’s Soccer All-Star Team and Postseason Award Winners , and three Arcadia players were among them. Lennon Kramer ’17 was designated 2013 ECAC Division III South Women’s All-Star Second Team and was...

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January 2, 2014

Cecil Whig: Stoner Receives MAC Honor for Second Consecutive Season

On Nov. 26, the Cecil Whig reported that Alex Stoner ’14 received honorable mention accolades on the Mid-Atlantic Commonwealth Women’s Soccer All-Conference Team for the second consecutive season. Read more .

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December 19, 2013

43 Arcadia Fall Sport Student-Athletes Named to MAC Honor Roll

Forty-three members of Arcadia University’s field hockey, men’s and women’s soccer, and women’s volleyball teams were named to the Middle Atlantic Conference 2013 Fall Academic Honor Roll. The honor roll comprises those student-athletes of at least sophomore class standing who participated in a...

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