Arcadia University News

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...


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...


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...


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...


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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October 21, 2011

Arcadia to Add New Turf Field to New Exercise Facility, Conditioning Coach

Arcadia University’s Board of Trustees voted today (Oct. 21) to approve turf and lights for the University’s newest athletics field on Easton Road. The vote was enthusiastic and unanimous. The work will commence in the spring so that the field is ready for play by August and the fall sports season...

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October 18, 2011

Haber Green Illuminated: Shedding Light onto Evening Intramurals and Recreation

As the autumn leaves fall and the weather turns cooler, the days are also getting shorter. So, for the first time since it’s reopening the Haber Green was lit to accommodate outdoor campus recreation into the evening on Oct. 18. In celebration, Jack Jephson , Director of Intramurals and Recreation...

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October 11, 2011

Meet Todd Barnes, New Strength and Conditioning Coach/Fitness Director

The newest face in Arcadia’s Fitness and Commons Sports Training Center is Todd Barnes , the Strength and Conditioning Coach/Fitness Director of the Athletics and Recreation Department. Having spent his first few days on the campus becoming familiar with the new community, facilities and equipment...


October 4, 2011

Women's Soccer Ranks #24 in National Poll

Arcadia University's Women's Soccer team broke into the NCAA national rankings on Tuesday, earning the #24 slot in the National Women Division III poll on Oct. 04. ( Complete rankings .) "This is the highest ranking in our history," notes Athletics Director Shirley Liddle . "Congratulations to the...

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September 27, 2011

Captain Turned Coach: Doctoral Student Hones Skills on the Sideline

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 Jamie Bradford ’09 has contributed to Arcadia University athletics at every level: a powerhouse in the midfield, she provided defensive cover and an offensive spark for Rick Brownell ’s high flying women’s soccer team, and now she joins her former coach on the sideline as...

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September 16, 2011

Women's Soccer Team Moves Up in Rankings, Sets Season Sights High

Arcadia's women's soccer team moves up to fourth in the mid-Atlantic DIII regional rankings this week after an impressive outing last weekend at the Drew University tournament, and earned votes in the NSCAA National Rankings as well. After last year’s impressive 15-4-1 finish, the team is looking...


September 9, 2011

Women’s Soccer Team Starts Season With Trophy, Regional Ranking

Freshman Kim Canfield ’s father traveled from flood-ravaged New Jersey to see her first college soccer game—and her first goal as an Arcadia University Knight. The women's soccer team posted its first win , 1-0, against Neumann University on Sept. 1. The win was the first stop in an opening week...


September 2, 2011

New Fitness Center Attracts 300 Participants Opening Day

Just in time for the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, the new Fitness and Commons Sports Training Center officially opened on Aug. 31. Attracting more than 300 participants in the first day, the renovated, two-story facility offers a variety of equipment and is for everyone, from the casual...

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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...

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