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February 28, 2019

Top Scores, Points, and Goals

Women’s soccer For the third time in three seasons, the women’s soccer team earned a berth in the NCAA Division III Tournament. Coach Rick Brownell , who has been at the helm for the last 16 seasons, picked up his 200th career win as Arcadia defeated Albright 3-0 in the semifinals of the MAC...

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November 13, 2018

Dr. Kantak Receives Grant to Study Stroke Hand Function Recovery

How often do you use one hand to complete an activity? Not often, according to Dr. Shailesh Kantak , assistant professor of Physical Therapy. The dependency on using both hands to complete most tasks of daily living– from putting on socks in the morning to pulling up the bedsheets at night– is what...

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January 15, 2018

Student-Athletes Recognized on MAC Fall Honor Roll

More than 80 student-athletes representing the University’s men's and women's cross country, field hockey, men's and women's soccer, and women's volleyball teams have been named to the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Fall Academic Honor Roll. The academic honor roll is comprised of student-...

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November 16, 2017

Arcadia Teams Fall in Playoffs

After stellar seasons, women’s soccer, men’s soccer, volleyball, and cross country fell in NCAA and Conference playoff action the weekend of Nov. 11 and 12. Women’s soccer scored their first NCAA tournament victory on Nov. 11 over Franklin, then lost a heartbreaking 1-0 overtime match to top-seeded...

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October 30, 2017

Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer and Volleyball Host Playoffs at Arcadia

After a 2-1 victory against Lebanon Valley College on Oct. 25, Arcadia’s men’s soccer team advanced to the MAC Commonwealth Championship for the fourth consecutive season. The win over Albright College on Saturday, Oct. 28 earned them the fourth seed. Arcadia will host fifth-seeded Alvernia...

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October 5, 2017

Kelly ’18 Named MAC Player of the Week, Women’s Soccer Receives Votes for National Poll

Fresh off of a 4-1 victory over Alvernia University, the Arcadia women’s soccer team continues to excel. Earlier this week, the team received votes for the D3Soccer.com National Poll , which ranks the top 25 teams from around the country each week. Additionally, Jess Kelly ’18 , who leads the team...

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September 29, 2017

Women’s Soccer Stuns No. 10 Swarthmore

Veronica Garcia ’20 found the back of the net twice during Arcadia University’s women's soccer match against No. 10 Swarthmore, clinching a 3-2 win in the 89th minute on Wednesday, Sept. 27. In addition to Garcia’s pair of goals, Jess Kelly ’18 put three of her four shot attempts on goal and landed...

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December 13, 2016

Women’s Soccer’s Glanfield Named to NSCAA Scholar All-America Team

Arcadia University women’s soccer midfielder Jackie Glanfield ’17 has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Scholar All-America Third-Team, as announced by the organization Friday. She is the first Knight to be selected as a NSCAA Scholar All-America. “I’m very...

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November 8, 2016

Women’s Soccer Headed to NCAA Tourney, First Time in 10 Years

The Arcadia University women’s soccer team has been selected to participate in the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament, which was announced during the NCAA selection show Monday, Nov. 7. The Knights, ranked No. 16 by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) and No. 23 by...

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November 1, 2016

McKim, Glanfield Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District® Recognition

Forward Bradley McKim ’18 of the men’s soccer team and midfielder Jackie Glanfield ’17 of the women’s soccer team earned recognition from the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Team®. As a First-Team All-District selection, McKim moves on to the...

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October 11, 2016

Arcadia Women’s Soccer Team Nationally Ranked After Undefeated Season

The Arcadia University women's soccer, nationally ranked in the top 25 for the first time in five years, ascended to the #1 spot in the Mid-Atlantic Region this week by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). The team is ranked 6th in the NCAA Division III and 16th in the nation...

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January 19, 2016

More Than 70 Student-Athletes Named to MAC Fall Honor Roll

Arcadia’s fall student-athletes have been recognized for stellar performance in the classroom. Seventy-three student-athletes from men’s and women’s cross country, field hockey, men’s and women’s soccer, and women’s volleyball have been named to the 2015 Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Fall...

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November 16, 2015

Women's Soccer Wins ECAC South Championship for Third Straight Year

The top-seeded women's soccer team claimed its third consecutive Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III South Championship on Nov. 15 with a victory over second-seeded Lebanon Valley. Melia Ochsner ’16 was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. The Knights are the third...

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July 23, 2015

Student-Athletes Thrive in the Classroom With 3.32 Spring 2015 GPA

Arcadia University's nearly 300 student-athletes once again proved their prowess in the classroom in the Spring 2015 semester, earning a 3.32 combined grade point average (GPA). Student-athletes on 15 of the Knights' 16 varsity programs earned a combined GPA of at least 3.0, and 11 programs earned...

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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 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 18, 2014

Women’s Soccer Captures Second Consecutive ECAC Championship

Sophomore back Alyssa Ferraro scored the game-winning goal in the 98th minute to give the second-seeded Arcadia University women’s soccer team a 2-1 victory over fifth-seeded McDaniel College in the 2014 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III South Championship final, securing 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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January 2, 2014

The Express-Times Features Kramer ’17 in ‘College Notebook’

On Dec. 10, the Lehigh Valley newspaper The Express-Times published its monthly collegiate sports round-up, “College Notebook,” headlining with the achievements of Arcadia women’s soccer player Lennon Kramer ’17. “College Notebook: Lennon Kramer reaps multiple women’s soccer awards at Arcadia...

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January 2, 2014

Women’s Soccer Players Receive Postseason ECAC Honors, First-Ever for Arcadia

On Dec. 16, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced its 2013 Division III South Women’s Soccer All-Star Team and Postseason Award Winners , and three Arcadia players were among them. Lennon Kramer ’17 was designated 2013 ECAC Division III South Women’s All-Star Second Team and was...

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