Athletics

Jessica Shotwell '15 was one of two students named a Capital One Academic All-American for classroom and athletic performance

May 27, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Shotwell Named Third-Team Capital One Academic All-America® Selection

Arcadia University senior designated player Jessica Shotwell has been named a 2015 Third-Team Capital One Division III Softball Academic All-America® selection by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), which recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined...

Apr 17, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Cuts Ribbon on New Field Lights between Softball Doubleheader

The Arcadia softball team played its first game under the newly installed lights at Blankley Field in the second game of a doubleheader against Penn State Abington on Tuesday, April 14. President Nicolette DeVille Christensen and outfielder Jessica Shotwell ’15 cut the ribbon between games of the...

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Feb 10, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Men’s Soccer Team Welcomes Newest Member, Jonny Nagrant

While many had their eyes on who was signing to play where on college football signing day, the Arcadia University men’s soccer team announced a signing of its own, as 11-year-old Jonny Nagrant officially became a member of the Knights’ program. The Collegeville native, who was teamed up with...

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Feb 6, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

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 that...

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Feb 5, 2015 Daniel DiPrinzio

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...

Jan 21, 2015 Daniel DiPrinzio

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...

Jan 9, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Porr Named Head Women’s Volleyball Coach at Arcadia University

Director of Athletics Brian Granata announced that Eli Porr has been named head women’s volleyball coach at Arcadia University. He is the first full-time head coach in program history and sixth head coach in the NCAA Division III-era of Arcadia’s program. Porr, who spent the 2013-14 academic year...

Dec 18, 2014 Purnell Cropper

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...

Dec 16, 2014 Purnell Cropper

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...

Dec 4, 2014 Purnell Cropper

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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Nov 24, 2014 Purnell Cropper

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...

Nov 21, 2014 Purnell Cropper

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,...