Athletics

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,...

Nov 12, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

Women’s Volleyball, Soccer, and Field Hockey Teams Enter Championship Tournaments

Arcadia’s women’s volleyball and soccer teams have made it to the 2014 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Southeast Championship Tournament, while the women’s field hockey placed into the ECAC Division III Mid-Atlantic Championship Tournament. All three teams have moved to the...

Nov 7, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

Men’s Soccer Suffers OT Loss in Playoffs

The third-seeded Arcadia University men's soccer team fell in the Commonwealth Conference Championship Tournament semifinals to second-seeded Lycoming College Thursday on a goal that was scored three and a half minutes into overtime. The Knights will await the selection of the NCAA Division III...

Nov 7, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

Nydick Named Commonwealth Conference Coach of the Year, Men’s Soccer Places Five on All-conference Team

The Arcadia University men’s soccer team totaled five All-Commonwealth Conference selections, while head coach Rob Nydick was named 2014 Commonwealth Conference Coach of the Year. The Knights had three Second-Team All-Commonwealth Conference selections in senior forward Nick Morris, senior...

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Sep 25, 2014 Purnell Cropper

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...

Sep 19, 2014 Purnell Cropper

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 ...

Sep 12, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia and Bishop McDevitt Sign Long-Term Agreement for Facility Use, Academic Program

Arcadia University and Bishop McDevitt High School have entered into a long-term strategic alliance which includes the shared use of athletic facilities and a dual enrollment agreement. The agreement, which is set for at least 40 years and could be for as long as 55 years, gives the Arcadia...