Arcadia University News


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...

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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...

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July 23, 2013

NJ.com: 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

NJ.com: 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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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March 26, 2013

Beatty Earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Lynn Beatty , a star field hockey player who concluded her career at Arcadia University in December 2012, recently was awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. The NCAA scholarships are awarded to graduating student-athletes in all three Divisions who have demonstrated excellence on and off the...

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March 22, 2013

Arcadia University Athletics Launches New Website

Visit the new Athletics site: athletics.arcadia.edu . The Arcadia University Athletics Department is proud to announce the launching of a brand new website. Arcadia Athletics along with University Relations and in partnership with Sidearm Sports have redesigned the site to make it more user...

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March 5, 2013

Field Hockey Earns National Academic Team Award

The Arcadia University Field Hockey team was named a 2012 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division III National Academic Team Award winner on March 5 by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA). In addition, 12 Knights were named to the 2012 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division III National Academic...

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February 22, 2013

Basketball: Scott Named Coach of the Year

Justin Scott , head coach of Arcadia University’s men’s basketball team, was named MAC Commonwealth Coach of the Year by his peers in the league on Feb. 22. Scott led the Knights to a 16-11 record and to the semifinals of the MAC Tournament after being picked to finish ninth in the preseason poll...

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February 20, 2013

Men’s Lacrosse Hosts First-ever Intercollegiate Game, Feb. 20

After four years competing as a club team, Arcadia University’s men’s lacrosse team plays its first-ever intercollegiate match on Wednesday, Feb. 20. The Knights host the Stockton College Ospreys at 7 p.m. on Easton Field. There will be free hot chocolate for all fans, in-game promotions and free t...

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January 25, 2013

Women’s Soccer Alum Finishes Philadelphia Marathon with Team of Supporters

Hey Coach! I had been meaning to shoot you an email for quite a while now, but I just wanted to thank you again for allowing me to still be part of the team this year! It really did mean a lot to me. It's so exciting to see the program grow like it is! And it sure makes me proud to have been part...

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January 24, 2013

Arcadia University Takes Action Against Hunger

By FRANCESCA MAYR ’16 Photography JIN ZHAO ’13 On a glacial Monday afternoon, service-minded Arcadia University students, joined by members of the surrounding community, gathered in the sports dome to prepare nutritious meals for those in need at the second annual Pack-a-thon. Shaking the cold from...

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January 14, 2013

Lacrosse Playground: Men’s Lacrosse Team Releases Inaugural Game Schedule

Lacrosse Playground reported that Arcadia University's men's lacrosse team released its inaugural game schedule on Dec. 7: The Knights are preparing for the 2013 season, their first season as an intercollegiate program in the MAC Freedom Conference. Arcadia will play 15 regular season games,...

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January 14, 2013

Lacrosse Playground: Men’s Lacrosse Team Releases Inaugural Game Schedule

Lacrosse Playground reported that Arcadia University's men's lacrosse team released its inaugural game schedule on Dec. 7: The Knights are preparing for the 2013 season, their first season as an intercollegiate program in the MAC Freedom Conference. Arcadia will play 15 regular season games,...

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