Arcadia University News


September 18, 2015

Sept. 24 Event to Help Runners Avoid Pain

Runners of all ages and abilities are invited to attend “Running from Pain: Inevitable or Avoidable?” on Thursday, Sept. 24. The event, run in conjunction with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training , is scheduled from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m on Arcadia's campus. Led by Brian Eckenrode, PT...

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August 19, 2015

Arcadia to Add Men’s Volleyball as Varsity Sport in 2017, Porr to Serve as Head Coach

Director of Athletics and Recreation Brian Granata announced that men's volleyball will be the next varsity sport offering at Arcadia University. The Knights' first season of competition will begin in January 2017. "Arcadia Athletics has undergone so many positive changes in recent years," Granata...

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August 3, 2015

Women’s Lacrosse, Golf, Softball Name New Coaches

The Department of Athletics has announced that three coaches will be joining Arcadia’s coaching staff. April Pollock will replace Erin Livingston as head women's lacrosse coach at Arcadia. Livingston will remain as assistant athletic director and head field hockey coach. Pollock arrives at Arcadia...

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June 11, 2015

Scott Leads St. Vincent and the Grenadines in FIBA Championship

Story by Madison Caudullo '16 Justin Scott , head men’s basketball coach, isn’t afraid to take long shots. At Arcadia, Scott has turned around a struggling program, leading the team to its most successful season in a decade. In his three years at the helm, Scott earned Middle Atlantic Conference...

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May 27, 2015

Shotwell Named Third-Team Capital One Academic All-America® Selection

Arcadia University senior designated player Jessica Shotwell has been named a 2015 Third-Team Capital One Division III Softball Academic All-America® selection by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), which recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined...

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April 17, 2015

Arcadia Cuts Ribbon on New Field Lights between Softball Doubleheader

The Arcadia softball team played its first game under the newly installed lights at Blankley Field in the second game of a doubleheader against Penn State Abington on Tuesday, April 14. President Nicolette DeVille Christensen and outfielder Jessica Shotwell ’15 cut the ribbon between games of the...

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March 9, 2015

Men’s Basketball Falls in ECAC Title Game, Finishes as Conference Runner-up

The men’s basketball team fell to Stevenson University 83-73 in the title game of the 2015 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III South Championship Tournament Sunday, hosted by Bethany College on March 8. The defeat ends the Knights’ 16-13 season and their first ECAC tournament...

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February 25, 2015

Outten Publishes Research on Anorexia Nervosa

Elizabeth Outten , assistant professor of the physician assistant program, has had her Quick Recertification Series article on “Anorexia Nervosa” in adolescents accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Association of Physician Assistants. Additionally, Outten and Lori Felker , both...

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February 10, 2015

Men’s Soccer Team Welcomes Newest Member, Jonny Nagrant

While many had their eyes on who was signing to play where on college football signing day, the Arcadia University men’s soccer team announced a signing of its own, as 11-year-old Jonny Nagrant officially became a member of the Knights’ program. The Collegeville native, who was teamed up with...

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February 6, 2015

Swimming Teams Prepare for MAC Championships, Feb. 12-15

Tim Graham ’16 , who took home the 200-meter butterfly title at last year’s Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Championships , and Whitney Boeckel ’15 , whose records include 400 medley relay and 100-meter backstroke , discuss training for the championships and what it’s like to be part of a team...

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February 5, 2015

Basketball Standout Brown Earns Sam Cozen Award

Men’s basketball player Joe Brown was honored at the Philadelphia Area Small College Coaches Association luncheon on Feb. 3 with the Sam Cozen Award, which is presented to seniors in recognition of their performance on the court and in the classroom. The award is named after Sam Cozen, longtime...

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January 21, 2015

Arcadia Receives NADIIIAA/Jostens Community Service Award for Second Consecutive Year

The Arcadia University Department of Athletics was recognized for its varied community service efforts by the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators (NADIIIAA) and Jostens, earning Honorable Mention in the Array of Projects category for the second consecutive year. Director of...

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December 18, 2014

Arcadia Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach Corey Elmer Drafted by MLL’s Denver Outlaws

Arcadia University assistant men’s lacrosse coach Corey Elmer was one of 14 players selected by the Denver Outlaws in the 2015 Major League Lacrosse Supplemental Draft on Dec. 17. He was the 72nd selection in the draft, coming off the board in the ninth round. Elmer recently completed an...

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December 16, 2014

Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Return to Arcadia as Varsity Sports in 2015

Director of Athletics and Recreation Brian Granata announced that men’s and women’s cross country once again will be fielded as a varsity sport at Arcadia University, beginning in fall 2015. The Knights last fielded cross country teams in 2004. “We feel that men’s and women’s cross country help...

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December 4, 2014

Canfield and Stoner Named Second-team NSCAA All-region Selections

Senior midfielder Kim Canfield and senior back Alex Stoner of the Arcadia University women’s soccer team have been named Second-Team All-Region selections by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). Canfield was named an all-region selection for the second straight season, while...

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November 24, 2014

Saltus’ Game-winner from Half Court Featured on ESPN’s SportsCenter

On Sunday, Nov. 23, ESPN’s SportsCenter featured senior guard Travis Saltus ’s game-winning shot to beat the buzzer in overtime and give Arcadia University’s men’s basketball team an 82-81 win at Hood. Watch the SportsCenter clip on Instagram . With 12 seconds left in overtime and the game tied at...

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November 24, 2014

Saltus’ Game-winner from Half Court Featured on ESPN’s SportsCenter

On Sunday, Nov. 23, ESPN’s SportsCenter featured senior guard Travis Saltus ’s game-winning shot to beat the buzzer in overtime and give Arcadia University’s men’s basketball team an 82-81 win at Hood. Watch the SportsCenter clip on Instagram . With 12 seconds left in overtime and the game tied at...

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November 21, 2014

Canfield Named Arcadia’s First-ever Capital One NCAA Division III Academic All-America® Selection

Arcadia University senior midfielder Kim Canfield has been named a 2014 Second-Team Capital One NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Academic All-America ® selection by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). She is the first-ever student-athlete at Arcadia to receive this honor,...

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November 4, 2014

Conference Playoff Updates: Women’s Soccer Advances with 5-1 Victory

Arcadia’s women’s soccer team kicked off this week’s fully loaded playoff schedule with a 5-1 victory at home over Albright College in a first-round Commonwealth Conference Championship Tournament match on Monday, Nov. 4. The Knights, who improved to 15-5-0, travel to top-seeded Stevenson...

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September 25, 2014

McKim Named Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week after Five-goal Game

Freshman forward Bradley McKim of the Arcadia University men’s soccer team was named the Commonwealth Conference Player of the Week after netting a school and MAC-record five goals in the Knights’ 7-3 win over King’s College (Pa.). McKim notched the first goal of his collegiate career 4:19 into the...

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September 19, 2014

Women’s Soccer Cruises to Sixth Consecutive Win

The Arcadia University women’s soccer team recorded a 5-0 non-conference victory over visiting Penn State-Abington on Sept. 16 at Easton Field to record its sixth consecutive victory and improved to 6-1-0 on the season. The Nittany Lions fell to 5-3-0 with the loss. Sophomore forward and midfielder...

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