Arcadia University News

December 14, 2012

Collingswood Patch: Dorney Coaches the Fundamentals at Collingswood High

Collingswood Patch reported on Dec. 13 that Patrick Dorney, former head coach of the Arcadia University men's basketball team, is "Carving out a New Identity for Panthers Basketball." Dorney, who was an assistant coach for Collingswood High School from 1995 to 2000, returned to the school after...


December 12, 2012

Beatty Named to Philadelphia Inquirer All-Area Academic Team

Arcadia University field hockey player Lynn Beatty ’12 was named to the Philadelphia Inquirer All-Area Academic Team by the Philadelphia Sports Information Directors Association on Dec. 11. To be eligible a student-athlete of sophomore standing or higher must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher. Beatty, a...

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November 29, 2012

Sports News: Soccer Teams Honored for Academics—and More

Men’s and Women’s Soccer Earn NSCAA Team Academic Award Arcadia University’s men’s and women’s soccer teams earned National Soccer Coaches Association of America Team Academic Awards. The NSCAA annually recognizes college and high school soccer programs that have excelled in the classroom, in...

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November 14, 2012

Beatty ’12 Excels in the Lab and on the Field

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography JOSH BLUSTEIN Fall 2012 was full of triumphs for Chemistry major Lynn Beatty ’12 . She earned a place in Arcadia’s Physician Assistant program and led Arcadia’s field hockey team to the Commonwealth Conference playoffs for the first time. Given her work ethic...

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October 26, 2012

Athletics to Produce Live Webcast of Volleyball Match, Oct. 26

Arcadia University’s Athletics Department will produce a live broadcast of the women’s volleyball match between the Knights and Delaware Valley College on Friday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. through EZ Stream free of charge. Watch online . “It has been one of our goals as a department and as a University to...

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October 23, 2012

Athletic Hall of Fame Welcomes New Members

During Homecoming weekend, the Athletic Hall of Fame welcomed new members in a ceremony that took place on the second floor of the Library. Watch video of the induction ceremony . The inductees included: Tom DeGeorge ’04 Tom DeGeorge joined the men's soccer program in Fall 2001 as a transfer...

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October 5, 2012

Kamel’s Hat Trick Lifts Field Hockey to Best Start in Program History

The Arcadia University Field Hockey team rallied back from a two-goal deficit to beat non-conference opponent Keystone College, 5-3, at Riverfront Sports Complex in Scranton, Pa. The Knights scored five unanswered goals on the way to the win and a 9-2 record—the best start in program history. Megan...

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October 1, 2012

Dan Drutz Appointed Sports Information Director

Arcadia University Director of Athletics Brian Granata has announced the appointment of Daniel J. Drutz as Arcadia’s new Sports Information Director. Drutz will start on Oct. 5. “I am very excited to welcome Dan to our team at Arcadia,” says Granata. “Dan has a wealth of experience in sports...


September 14, 2012

Glenside's Hunter Soccer Club Trains with Arcadia's Women's Team on New Turf Field

Usually a stronghold full of fans wearing scarlet and grey t-shirts and collegiate gear, Arcadia University's Easton Field was swarmed by players in blue and white uniforms on Sept. 13. That evening, Arcadia's women's soccer team welcomed more than 50 girls from Glenside's Hunter Soccer Club to a...

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August 30, 2012

Home Stand: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremonies Will Precede Opening Games on Easton Field

Arcadia University’s Field Hockey team hosts Richard Stockton College under the lights at Easton Field on Friday, Aug. 31, at 7 p.m. It will be the first NCAA game ever played on the new turf surface. To mark the occasion, a ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 6:45 p.m. Students, faculty,...

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August 24, 2012

Arcadia Athletes Invade University President's House

It's an annual pre-season tradition for Arcadia University's fall sports teams to take a break from their rigorous conditioning and training for an outdoor dinner at the President's House. Photos . Arcadia University President Carl (Tobey) Oxhom III and his wife, Kim, were gracious hosts in what...


August 8, 2012

Easton Field Update: Pitch Lined For Play, Field House Taking Shape

A look at Arcadia University's Easton Field Monday morning revealed further progress on both the playing surface and field house. Crews have completed stitching the lines that mark the surface for soccer and lacrosse, while the midfield displays the Arcadia University logo. The addition of rubber...

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July 11, 2012

Light Poles Installed as Easton Field Renovation Progresses

The Easton Field renovation is now well on its way to completion, a few weeks after its June 20 groundbreaking. The turf playing surface installation is expected to wrap up in early August, but signs of what’s to come are already visible. A new handicap-accessible ramp has been carved into the...

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July 10, 2012 Scott Named Head Coach of Men’s Basketball reported on July 10 that Justin Scott was named Head Coach of Men's Basketball at Arcadia University after serving as an assistant coach and the department's Academic Coordinator for the last two seasons. Scott earned his bachelor's degree in Sport Management from ESU in 2007 and...

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July 10, 2012 Scott Named Head Coach of Men’s Basketball reported on July 10 that Justin Scott was named Head Coach of Men's Basketball at Arcadia University after serving as an assistant coach and the department's Academic Coordinator for the last two seasons. Scott earned his bachelor's degree in Sport Management from ESU in 2007 and...

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July 5, 2012

Local Basketball Star Justin Scott Named Head Coach of Men’s Basketball

Arcadia University has named Justin Scott as the new Head Coach for Men’s Basketball. Scott was Assistant Coach of the Arcadia Knights for two seasons and led a commitment to academic excellence as the department’s Academic Coordinator. This was the first appointment made by the University’s new...

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June 28, 2012

New Turf Field Construction Under Way

The construction to install turf on Arcadia University's Easton Field, now into its second week, is projected to be completed in August—just in time for preseason. ( Read about the groundbreaking .) A quick glance reveals that plenty of progress has been made in replacing the natural grass with a...

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June 27, 2012

Arcadia University Announces Women’s Golf as 17th Intercollegiate Sport

President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III has announced that Arcadia University will add its 17th varsity sport: women’s golf. The team will begin competition in the 2012-13 academic year The addition of the women’s golf program highlights the University’s commitment to the Middle Atlantic Conference’s (...

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June 25, 2012

New AD: ‘Our Best and Brightest Moments Are Ahead of Us’

Shortly after arriving on campus Monday morning for his first day on the job, Arcadia University’s new Director of Athletics & Recreation Brian Granata joined his predecessor, Shirley Liddle , and several coaches for groundbreaking at Easton Field. The facility, which overlooks much of campus,...

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June 22, 2012

Nydick Promoted to Associate Director of Athletics & Recreation

Rob Nydick has been promoted to Associate Director of Athletics and Recreation, effective June 1, as announced by Retiring Arcadia University Director of Athletics & Recreation Shirley Liddle . Nydick enters his fourth season as Head Coach of Men’s Soccer and will continue in his coaching...

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June 20, 2012

Ocean City Sentinel: Two OCHS Athletes to Join the Knights

Ocean City Sentinel (Ocean City, N.J.) reported on June 13 that two Ocean City High School athletes who will be moving onto Arcadia University in the fall. Derrick Brewer will be playing soccer for Arcadia University in Philadelphia. "They have a great soccer program and the (physical therapy)...

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