Arcadia University News

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...


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...


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...


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...


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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May 5, 2014

Women’s Lacrosse Wins First Freedom Conference Title, Clinches NCAA Bid

The top-seeded Arcadia University women’s lacrosse team defeated second-seeded Wilkes University, 17-13, on May 3 in the 2014 Freedom Conference Championship Game, and in doing so secured the program’s first-ever berth in the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament. Senior Jenna Crothers was...

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May 2, 2014

Softball Opens Commonwealth Tournament with Victory

The fifth-seeded Arcadia University softball team opened the 2014 Commonwealth Conference Championship Tournament with a 5-2 win over fourth-seeded Alvernia, and will next face top-seeded Messiah College later today (Friday) at 2 p.m. at Alvernia. Freshman Alexa Banks opened the scoring in the game...

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May 2, 2014

Video: Women’s Lacrosse Team Advances to Freedom Conference Final

The top-seeded Arcadia University women’s lacrosse team won an 11-8 Freedom Conference semifinal match over fourth-seeded FDU-Florham on May 1 at Easton Field, and in doing so advanced to the conference title game for the second straight season. The Knights will host the Freedom Conference...

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April 30, 2014

May 1: Top-Seeded Women’s Lacrosse Team Set to Host Playoff Game

The top-seeded Arcadia University women’s lacrosse team will host fourth-seeded, defending Freedom Conference Champion FDU-Florham on Thursday, May 1, in a 4 p.m. Freedom Conference semifinal match at Easton Field. Ticket Information: Per the Middle Atlantic Conference, there will not be...

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April 28, 2014

Women’s Lacrosse Captures Freedom Conference Regular Season Title

Freshman Erin Misner scored 1:09 into the second overtime period to give the Arcadia University women’s lacrosse team an 8-7 victory over visiting FDU-Florham on April 26 at Easton Field, giving the Knights the 2014 Freedom Conference regular season title and the top-seed in the Freedom Conference...

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April 23, 2014

Crothers Breaks Single-Season Scoring Record as Women’s Lacrosse Posts Record 15th Win

[box border="full"] The women’s lacrosse team will close out the 2014 regular season Saturday, April 26, at 1 p.m. when it hosts defending Freedom Conference champion FDU-Florham at Easton Field . The Knights can lock up the top-seed in the conference tournament with a win over the Devils on...

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April 22, 2014

Arcadia University Names Rose Katz Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Director of Athletics Brian Granata announced that Rose Katz has been named head women’s basketball coach at Arcadia University. She is the 11th head coach in the NCAA Division III era of the program. Katz arrives at Arcadia after leading the women’s basketball program at Emory & Henry College...

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