Arcadia University News


April 22, 2013

Baseball Clinches First Playoff Berth Since 2008

The Arcadia University baseball team (20-13-1, 12-6 MCOM) clinched its first playoff berth since 2008 on April 21 with an 11-6 win over the Lebanon Valley College Dutchmen (11-22, 4-14). The Knights also won their 20th game for the first time since the 2007 season, when they went 24-12. David Jacob...

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April 19, 2013

Shannon Massott Leads Women’s Golf to First-ever Victory

Shannon Massott led the women’s golf team to its first-ever victory on April 18, 454-478 over Lebanon Valley College. Massott finished first with a low score of 81 on the course. She won by 17 shots over the top finisher for Lebanon Valley. Lauren Robison , Rebecka Schafer , Kirsten Oliva and...

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April 17, 2013

Four Student-Athletes Receive Awards at Honors Convocation

Arcadia University held its annual Honors Convocation on April 6 in the Kuch Center. Four student-athletes— Benjamin Smith , Jasmine Peake , Colton Doering and Jessica Campbell —received prestigious awards at the ceremony. Smith is a men’s soccer player, Peake a women’s tennis player, Doering a men...

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April 5, 2013

Student-Athletes Help Make Sportsfest a Special Day

More than 60 Montgomery County Rotary Special Athletes (MCRSA) joined representatives of Arcadia Special Athletes Association (ASAA) for a day of soccer, volleyball, swimming and relay races on March 23 for the annual Sportsfest. The event continues to build upon the strong relationship Arcadia...

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April 4, 2013

Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Bryn Athyn for First Road Win in Program History

Arcadia University’s men’s lacrosse team (4-4) scored seven unanswered goals to start the match and went on to defeat Bryn Athyn (1-5), 13-3, on April 3. The victory is the first road win in program history. Chris Jacovino scored four goals and assisted on two more to lead the Knights. The first 10...

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March 26, 2013

Beatty Earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Lynn Beatty , a star field hockey player who concluded her career at Arcadia University in December 2012, recently was awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. The NCAA scholarships are awarded to graduating student-athletes in all three Divisions who have demonstrated excellence on and off the...

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March 22, 2013

Arcadia University Athletics Launches New Website

Visit the new Athletics site: athletics.arcadia.edu . The Arcadia University Athletics Department is proud to announce the launching of a brand new website. Arcadia Athletics along with University Relations and in partnership with Sidearm Sports have redesigned the site to make it more user...

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March 5, 2013

Field Hockey Earns National Academic Team Award

The Arcadia University Field Hockey team was named a 2012 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division III National Academic Team Award winner on March 5 by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA). In addition, 12 Knights were named to the 2012 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division III National Academic...

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February 22, 2013

Basketball: Scott Named Coach of the Year

Justin Scott , head coach of Arcadia University’s men’s basketball team, was named MAC Commonwealth Coach of the Year by his peers in the league on Feb. 22. Scott led the Knights to a 16-11 record and to the semifinals of the MAC Tournament after being picked to finish ninth in the preseason poll...

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February 20, 2013

Men’s Lacrosse Hosts First-ever Intercollegiate Game, Feb. 20

After four years competing as a club team, Arcadia University’s men’s lacrosse team plays its first-ever intercollegiate match on Wednesday, Feb. 20. The Knights host the Stockton College Ospreys at 7 p.m. on Easton Field. There will be free hot chocolate for all fans, in-game promotions and free t...

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January 25, 2013

Women’s Soccer Alum Finishes Philadelphia Marathon with Team of Supporters

Hey Coach! I had been meaning to shoot you an email for quite a while now, but I just wanted to thank you again for allowing me to still be part of the team this year! It really did mean a lot to me. It's so exciting to see the program grow like it is! And it sure makes me proud to have been part...

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January 24, 2013

Arcadia University Takes Action Against Hunger

By FRANCESCA MAYR ’16 Photography JIN ZHAO ’13 On a glacial Monday afternoon, service-minded Arcadia University students, joined by members of the surrounding community, gathered in the sports dome to prepare nutritious meals for those in need at the second annual Pack-a-thon. Shaking the cold from...

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January 14, 2013

Lacrosse Playground: Men’s Lacrosse Team Releases Inaugural Game Schedule

Lacrosse Playground reported that Arcadia University's men's lacrosse team released its inaugural game schedule on Dec. 7: The Knights are preparing for the 2013 season, their first season as an intercollegiate program in the MAC Freedom Conference. Arcadia will play 15 regular season games,...

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January 14, 2013

Lacrosse Playground: Men’s Lacrosse Team Releases Inaugural Game Schedule

Lacrosse Playground reported that Arcadia University's men's lacrosse team released its inaugural game schedule on Dec. 7: The Knights are preparing for the 2013 season, their first season as an intercollegiate program in the MAC Freedom Conference. Arcadia will play 15 regular season games,...

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December 14, 2012

Collingswood Patch: Dorney Coaches the Fundamentals at Collingswood High

Collingswood Patch reported on Dec. 13 that Patrick Dorney, former head coach of the Arcadia University men's basketball team, is "Carving out a New Identity for Panthers Basketball." Dorney, who was an assistant coach for Collingswood High School from 1995 to 2000, returned to the school after...

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December 12, 2012

Beatty Named to Philadelphia Inquirer All-Area Academic Team

Arcadia University field hockey player Lynn Beatty ’12 was named to the Philadelphia Inquirer All-Area Academic Team by the Philadelphia Sports Information Directors Association on Dec. 11. To be eligible a student-athlete of sophomore standing or higher must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher. Beatty, a...

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November 29, 2012

Sports News: Soccer Teams Honored for Academics—and More

Men’s and Women’s Soccer Earn NSCAA Team Academic Award Arcadia University’s men’s and women’s soccer teams earned National Soccer Coaches Association of America Team Academic Awards. The NSCAA annually recognizes college and high school soccer programs that have excelled in the classroom, in...

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November 14, 2012

Beatty ’12 Excels in the Lab and on the Field

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography JOSH BLUSTEIN Fall 2012 was full of triumphs for Chemistry major Lynn Beatty ’12 . She earned a place in Arcadia’s Physician Assistant program and led Arcadia’s field hockey team to the Commonwealth Conference playoffs for the first time. Given her work ethic...

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October 26, 2012

Athletics to Produce Live Webcast of Volleyball Match, Oct. 26

Arcadia University’s Athletics Department will produce a live broadcast of the women’s volleyball match between the Knights and Delaware Valley College on Friday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. through EZ Stream free of charge. Watch online . “It has been one of our goals as a department and as a University to...

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October 23, 2012

Athletic Hall of Fame Welcomes New Members

During Homecoming weekend, the Athletic Hall of Fame welcomed new members in a ceremony that took place on the second floor of the Library. Watch video of the induction ceremony . The inductees included: Tom DeGeorge ’04 Tom DeGeorge joined the men's soccer program in Fall 2001 as a transfer...

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October 5, 2012

Kamel’s Hat Trick Lifts Field Hockey to Best Start in Program History

The Arcadia University Field Hockey team rallied back from a two-goal deficit to beat non-conference opponent Keystone College, 5-3, at Riverfront Sports Complex in Scranton, Pa. The Knights scored five unanswered goals on the way to the win and a 9-2 record—the best start in program history. Megan...

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