Arcadia University News


October 1, 2012

Dan Drutz Appointed Sports Information Director

Arcadia University Director of Athletics Brian Granata has announced the appointment of Daniel J. Drutz as Arcadia’s new Sports Information Director. Drutz will start on Oct. 5. “I am very excited to welcome Dan to our team at Arcadia,” says Granata. “Dan has a wealth of experience in sports...

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September 14, 2012

Glenside's Hunter Soccer Club Trains with Arcadia's Women's Team on New Turf Field

Usually a stronghold full of fans wearing scarlet and grey t-shirts and collegiate gear, Arcadia University's Easton Field was swarmed by players in blue and white uniforms on Sept. 13. That evening, Arcadia's women's soccer team welcomed more than 50 girls from Glenside's Hunter Soccer Club to a...

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August 30, 2012

Home Stand: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremonies Will Precede Opening Games on Easton Field

Arcadia University’s Field Hockey team hosts Richard Stockton College under the lights at Easton Field on Friday, Aug. 31, at 7 p.m. It will be the first NCAA game ever played on the new turf surface. To mark the occasion, a ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 6:45 p.m. Students, faculty,...

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August 24, 2012

Arcadia Athletes Invade University President's House

It's an annual pre-season tradition for Arcadia University's fall sports teams to take a break from their rigorous conditioning and training for an outdoor dinner at the President's House. Photos . Arcadia University President Carl (Tobey) Oxhom III and his wife, Kim, were gracious hosts in what...

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August 8, 2012

Easton Field Update: Pitch Lined For Play, Field House Taking Shape

A look at Arcadia University's Easton Field Monday morning revealed further progress on both the playing surface and field house. Crews have completed stitching the lines that mark the surface for soccer and lacrosse, while the midfield displays the Arcadia University logo. The addition of rubber...

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July 11, 2012

Light Poles Installed as Easton Field Renovation Progresses

The Easton Field renovation is now well on its way to completion, a few weeks after its June 20 groundbreaking. The turf playing surface installation is expected to wrap up in early August, but signs of what’s to come are already visible. A new handicap-accessible ramp has been carved into the...

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July 10, 2012

PoconoRecord.com: Scott Named Head Coach of Men’s Basketball

PoconoRecord.com reported on July 10 that Justin Scott was named Head Coach of Men's Basketball at Arcadia University after serving as an assistant coach and the department's Academic Coordinator for the last two seasons. Scott earned his bachelor's degree in Sport Management from ESU in 2007 and...

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July 10, 2012

PoconoRecord.com: Scott Named Head Coach of Men’s Basketball

PoconoRecord.com reported on July 10 that Justin Scott was named Head Coach of Men's Basketball at Arcadia University after serving as an assistant coach and the department's Academic Coordinator for the last two seasons. Scott earned his bachelor's degree in Sport Management from ESU in 2007 and...

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July 5, 2012

Local Basketball Star Justin Scott Named Head Coach of Men’s Basketball

Arcadia University has named Justin Scott as the new Head Coach for Men’s Basketball. Scott was Assistant Coach of the Arcadia Knights for two seasons and led a commitment to academic excellence as the department’s Academic Coordinator. This was the first appointment made by the University’s new...

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June 28, 2012

New Turf Field Construction Under Way

The construction to install turf on Arcadia University's Easton Field, now into its second week, is projected to be completed in August—just in time for preseason. ( Read about the groundbreaking .) A quick glance reveals that plenty of progress has been made in replacing the natural grass with a...

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June 27, 2012

Arcadia University Announces Women’s Golf as 17th Intercollegiate Sport

President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III has announced that Arcadia University will add its 17th varsity sport: women’s golf. The team will begin competition in the 2012-13 academic year The addition of the women’s golf program highlights the University’s commitment to the Middle Atlantic Conference’s (...

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June 25, 2012

New AD: ‘Our Best and Brightest Moments Are Ahead of Us’

Shortly after arriving on campus Monday morning for his first day on the job, Arcadia University’s new Director of Athletics & Recreation Brian Granata joined his predecessor, Shirley Liddle , and several coaches for groundbreaking at Easton Field. The facility, which overlooks much of campus,...

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June 22, 2012

Nydick Promoted to Associate Director of Athletics & Recreation

Rob Nydick has been promoted to Associate Director of Athletics and Recreation, effective June 1, as announced by Retiring Arcadia University Director of Athletics & Recreation Shirley Liddle . Nydick enters his fourth season as Head Coach of Men’s Soccer and will continue in his coaching...

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June 20, 2012

Ocean City Sentinel: Two OCHS Athletes to Join the Knights

Ocean City Sentinel (Ocean City, N.J.) reported on June 13 that two Ocean City High School athletes who will be moving onto Arcadia University in the fall. Derrick Brewer will be playing soccer for Arcadia University in Philadelphia. "They have a great soccer program and the (physical therapy)...

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June 14, 2012

Arcadia's NCAA Elite 8 Team Honored on Men's Soccer Alumni Day

More than 20 alumni of Arcadia University’s Men’s Soccer program—many now with families in tow—returned to Glenside recently, ready to lace up their cleats and challenge the current players in a contest. Not even the persistent rain could keep the game’s excitement from spilling over into the post-...

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June 11, 2012

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Patch: Taylor ’14 Vies for the 'Miss New Jersey' Title

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Patch reported that Jennifer Taylor ’14 is competing for the title of Miss New Jersey at the Miss New Jersey Pageant, held at Music Pier, June 14-16. At Arcadia, Taylor is a Communications major and President of Arcadia University's Equestrian Club. Her Pageant platform is "To...

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June 11, 2012

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Patch: Taylor ’14 Vies for the 'Miss New Jersey' Title

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Patch reported that Jennifer Taylor ’14 is competing for the title of Miss New Jersey at the Miss New Jersey Pageant, held at Music Pier, June 14-16. At Arcadia, Taylor is a Communications major and President of Arcadia University's Equestrian Club. Her Pageant platform is "To...

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June 8, 2012

LehighValleyLive.com: Future Pitcher for the Knights Polishes Off 50 Career Wins

LehighValleyLive.com reported on Erin Wilson , incoming member of the Class of 2016 and pitcher for the Liberty High School softball team. Wilson notched 50 career wins pitching for the Hurricanes, as reported by contributor Bill Ross. Wilson will be pitching for the Knights next spring. "It's...

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June 8, 2012

LehighValleyLive.com: Future Pitcher for the Knights Polishes Off 50 Career Wins

LehighValleyLive.com reported on Erin Wilson , incoming member of the Class of 2016 and pitcher for the Liberty High School softball team. Wilson notched 50 career wins pitching for the Hurricanes, as reported by contributor Bill Ross. Wilson will be pitching for the Knights next spring. "It's...

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June 4, 2012

Women's Soccer Alumnae Return for Day of Spirited Fun and Competition

On Saturday, April 21 Arcadia University Women's Soccer players past and present enjoyed an afternoon of spirited fun and competitiveness when they gathered on Easton Field for their annual alumnae contest. "We had a bit of an Arcadia Women's Soccer all-star group that attended this spring" said...

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May 31, 2012

Arcadia University Announces Brian Granata as Athletics Director

Arcadia University President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III has announced that Brian Granata is the new Director of Athletics and Recreation at Arcadia University. He will join Arcadia on June 18. Granata is leaving his current post as the Assistant Director of Athletics at Stevens Institute of Technology...

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