Arcadia University News


March 20, 2012

SAAC, Intramurals and Recreation to Hold Fundraiser for Special Olympics

On Saturday, March 24, Arcadia University S.A.A.C. (Student-Athlete Advisory Committee) and Intramurals & Recreation will join together to host a Black Light Dance Party inside the Kuch Athletics and Recreation Center from 9 p.m. to midnight for all Arcadia University students to benefit the...

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March 2, 2012

Athletic Hall of Fame Room Honors Arcadia’s Pride and Success

The Athletic Hall of Fame room, a nostalgic gem at the heart of Kuch Center, celebrates Arcadia University’s athletic success. The space chronicles the University’s longstanding winning tradition, from the women who led Beaver athletics abroad to the early inclusion of male athletes, and now...

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March 2, 2012

Baseball Gears Up for Spring Trip; Florida Alumni Invited to Game, Reception

By Chris Macchi ’12 The game of baseball can be incredibly unforgiving, and a little luck always comes into play. As the Arcadia University Baseball team gears up for the new season, first-year Coach Ken Spangenberg ’08 has players focused on preparing themselves for the aspects of the game that...

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February 17, 2012

AD Search: Game Is On for New Athletics Director

Arcadia University’s Blue Ribbon Search Committee for the next Director of Athletics met Thursday, Feb. 16, to prepare the job description. A very diverse group, covering many years, sports and academic programs, the Committee reached quick and unanimous conclusion that the Athletic Director will...

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February 10, 2012

Arcadia Student-Athletes Set Record in 2011 for Academic Achievements

By Amanda Card ’12 Since 2008, when Tim Fitzgerald ’08 was honored as the first Middle Atlantic Conference Scholar Athlete for the Knights, Arcadia University has recognized more than 250 student-athlete Academic Honor Roll recipients. The 2010-2011 Academic Year yielded the best results in four...

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January 31, 2012

Athletic Director Liddle to Retire at the Top of Her Game

By Amanda Card ’12 After an amazing 19 years at the helm of Arcadia University intercollegiate athletics, a milestone she will reach this summer, Shirley Liddle will retire. And working with her, Arcadia President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III has moved swiftly to appoint a blue-ribbon search committee...

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January 31, 2012

Scarlet, Grey & Blue Ribbon Committee To Conduct National Search for Athletics Director

Arcadia University President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III has appointed a Scarlet, Grey and Blue Ribbon Committee to conduct a national search for Arcadia's next Director of Athletics and Recreation. "We are intent on the next level of excellence for our intercollegiate and intramural programs at AU,...

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January 31, 2012

Special Message from President Oxholm on National Search for AD

A special message from Arcadia University President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III announcing national search and the upcoming retirement of Athletic Director ShirleyLiddle, posted on Jan. 18. To the Arcadia Community—students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends: I write with the bittersweet news that...

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January 31, 2012

Delaney Coaches the 2012 Big Four Lacrosse Clinic

Andrew Delaney , Head Coach of the Men’s Lacrosse Team, is among the 12 coaches who will be instructing at the 2012 Big Four Lacrosse Winter Clinics held at Cabrini College each Sunday in the month of February. The clinic, which is open to all high school athletes, is a recruiting event and will...

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January 31, 2012

Delaney Coaches the 2012 Big Four Lacrosse Clinic

Andrew Delaney , Head Coach of the Men’s Lacrosse Team, is among the 12 coaches who will be instructing at the 2012 Big Four Lacrosse Winter Clinics held at Cabrini College each Sunday in the month of February. The clinic, which is open to all high school athletes, is a recruiting event and will...

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January 28, 2012

Wellnitz Takes on Harrowing Rock-Climbing Experience in Granada, Spain

By Katelyn Wellnitz Hola Coach!! Que tal?? How's life at Arcadia?? Thought I'd send you some updates from espana about my most recent cross-training activity: rock climbing :) Crazy fun. We drove out of Granada about thirty minutes to this little pueblo and then drove up a mountain. We were...

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January 24, 2012

No More Asking, ‘Are the Goonies Going to the Game Today?’

By Amanda Card ’12 The Glenside Goonies are at it again, calling for a “Red Out” during Wednesday night's games against Albright. Prepped for the remaining season with clever roll out signs, red Goonies tees and a boisterously active student section, the Glenside Goonies hope to support Arcadia...

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January 15, 2012

Miller Travels the U.S. to Stay Connected with Friends Made During Study Abroad in Sicily

By Lauryn Miller Last spring, I studied in Ortigia, Sicily for 4 months. It was probably the greatest experience of my life. Ortigia is an island off of the southern end of Sicily that is only a mile and a half in circumference; so the 30 American students I studied with at the school were among...

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December 21, 2011

Women's Soccer Players Drosdak, Law named NSCAA All Region

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) has announced it's NCAA Division III Women's Soccer All Regional teams for the 2011 season with Brittany Drosdak '12 and Jackie Law '13 featured among the three team selections. Graduating senior center back and the team's captain in 2011,...

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December 16, 2011

Women's Basketball Breaks into National Statistical Rankings

Arcadia University Women's Basketball has placed three student-athletes among the nation's Division III statistical leaders. Sophomore guard Jenna Crothers of Patchogue, N.Y., is ranked 40th in scoring average, scoring 18.4 points per game through the first five contests—a 16-point improvement from...

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December 16, 2011

Both Men's and Women's Soccer on NSCAA Academic Award List

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced its annual College Team Academic Award for 2011. For the second straight year, Arcadia University's men's and women's soccer teams have earned this outstanding academic honor. A total of 789 soccer teams (218 men, 571 women)...

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December 13, 2011

Winter Formal Dance Raises $500 for Make-A-Wish Foundation

More than 150 students enjoyed a night of friendship, dancing and fun—and raised more than $500 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation—at the Winter Semi-Formal organized by the Student-Athlete Advisory Council and Intramurals and Recreation on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Dome. ( Photos on Flickr .) "It was...

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December 2, 2011

Who Let the Goonies Out? Whoosh Go!

By Mrs. Bauer Soccer Mom The Philadelphia Union has Sons of Ben. Arcadia Basketball has the Glenside Goonies. And Kuch Center was rockin' as the season kicked off on Wednesday. "We want to make it ultimately the toughest place to play in conference and be as loud as possible for 40 minutes. Our...

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November 11, 2011

Plunkett '08 Coaches Historic Season for Allentown Redbirds

The Trentonian recently quoted High School Allentown soccer coach Andrew Plunkett ’08 on the Redbirds’ advancement to the Central Jersey Group III finals. This is the first time in the school’s history that the team has advanced this far in the division. “Right away, we got the advantage,” said...

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October 28, 2011

Not Wind Nor Snow: Jephson Is Ready for Dome Season

On Thursday, the Bulletin tracked down Jack Jephson , Director of Intramurals and Recreation, to chat about the Dome and the new season of Intramurals and Recreation. After a long week, which included assisting in the resurrection of the Dome, overseeing an epic three-hour Matball game benefiting...

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October 25, 2011

One Breath at a Time: Bennett Brings Yoga, Meditation to Arcadia

Sports competitor turned guru Grace Bennett ’14 found strength and healing through the independent practice of yoga. Eager to share the benefits of her training, she began collaborating with the Personal Fitness Club to help Arcadia students improve cognitive functions and reduce stress through...

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