Arcadia University News


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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September 10, 2014

Ochsner Scores Twice as Women’s Soccer Claims Arcadia Fall Classic Crown

Junior back and midfielder Melia Ochsner scored her first two goals of the season to lead the Arcadia University women’s soccer team to a 5-0 victory over Rosemont College in the championship match of the Arcadia Fall Classic. Ochsner scored her first goal of the season as a scramble ensued off a...

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September 10, 2014

Men’s Soccer Captures Gary Smith Invitational Title

Arcadia University men’s soccer team registered a 3-0 victory over Newbury College on Sunday in the championship match of St. Joseph’s (L.I.) College’s Gary Smith Invitational. Junior forward Matt Ross and senior keeper Seth Shoap were named the tournament’s Offensive and Defensive MVPs,...

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August 15, 2014

Shawn Hyden Named Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach at Arcadia

Arcadia University director of athletics and recreation Brian Granata announced that Shawn Hyden has been named head men’s and women’s tennis coach for the upcoming 2014-15 season. He will be the first-ever full-time head men’s and women’s tennis coach in program history. “We are very excited to...

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August 15, 2014

Nick Taylor Named Head Coach of Men’s Lacrosse at Arcadia University

Nick Taylor has been named head coach of Arcadia University’s men’s lacrosse team, as announced by Director of Athletics and Recreation Brian Granata on Wednesday. “We are very excited to bring Nick on board as our new head men’s lacrosse coach,” said Granata. “He understands the importance of...

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August 8, 2014

Arcadia’s Student-athletes Continue to Thrive in Classroom, Post 3.33 Combined GPA in Spring 2014

Arcadia University’s nearly 350 student-athletes once again proved their prowess in the classroom in the spring 2014 semester, earning a 3.33 combined grade point average (GPA). Each of the University’s 17 varsity programs earned a combined GPA of at least a 3.0, with 12 programs above 3.20 and...

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August 7, 2014

Arcadia University Announces Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2014

Arcadia University will induct five new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame in a formal ceremony on Oct. 11, 2014 in the University Commons as part of Fall Fest/Homecoming Weekend. The Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014 is comprised of four former student-athletes— Tim Fitzgerald ’08 (men’s tennis),...

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July 17, 2014

Sarah Norris Named Head Softball Coach at Arcadia

Former All-American and national champion Sarah Norris has been named head softball coach at Arcadia University, it was announced by director of athletics Brian Granata . Norris arrives at Arcadia after leading the softball team at West Chester Henderson High School from 2013 to 2014. In her first...

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June 27, 2014

Inaugural Arcadia Athletics Golf Outing an Overwhelming Success

A field of 72 golfers participated in the inaugural Arcadia University Athletic Department golf outing fundraiser on a sunny summer afternoon at Old York Road Country Club on Monday, June 23, which raised funds to benefit Arcadia's 300-plus student-athletes. The outing was deemed a tremendous...

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May 9, 2014

Softball Travels to Misericordia for ECAC Division III South Championship

The fifth-seeded Arcadia University softball team will travel to top-seeded Misericordia University for the double-elimination portion of the 2014 ECAC Division III South Championship Tournament May 10-11. Ticket Information: Single-day admission is $8 for adults, and $4 for seniors, students and...

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