Athletics

Sep 10, 2014 Purnell Cropper

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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Sep 10, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Men’s Soccer Captures Gary Smith Invitational Title

Arcadia University men’s soccer team registered a 3-0 victory over Newbury College on Sunday in the championship match of St. Joseph’s (L.I.) College’s Gary Smith Invitational. Junior forward Matt Ross and senior keeper Seth Shoap were named the tournament’s Offensive and Defensive MVPs,...

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Aug 15, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Shawn Hyden Named Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach at Arcadia

Arcadia University director of athletics and recreation Brian Granata announced that Shawn Hyden has been named head men’s and women’s tennis coach for the upcoming 2014-15 season. He will be the first-ever full-time head men’s and women’s tennis coach in program history. “We are very excited to...

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Aug 15, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Nick Taylor Named Head Coach of Men’s Lacrosse at Arcadia University

Nick Taylor has been named head coach of Arcadia University’s men’s lacrosse team, as announced by Director of Athletics and Recreation Brian Granata on Wednesday. “We are very excited to bring Nick on board as our new head men’s lacrosse coach,” said Granata. “He understands the importance of...

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Aug 8, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia’s Student-athletes Continue to Thrive in Classroom, Post 3.33 Combined GPA in Spring 2014

Arcadia University’s nearly 350 student-athletes once again proved their prowess in the classroom in the spring 2014 semester, earning a 3.33 combined grade point average (GPA). Each of the University’s 17 varsity programs earned a combined GPA of at least a 3.0, with 12 programs above 3.20 and...

Aug 7, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University Announces Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2014

Arcadia University will induct five new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame in a formal ceremony on Oct. 11, 2014 in the University Commons as part of Fall Fest/Homecoming Weekend. The Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014 is comprised of four former student-athletes—Tim Fitzgerald ’08 (men’s tennis),...

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Jul 17, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Sarah Norris Named Head Softball Coach at Arcadia

Former All-American and national champion Sarah Norris has been named head softball coach at Arcadia University, it was announced by director of athletics Brian Granata. Norris arrives at Arcadia after leading the softball team at West Chester Henderson High School from 2013 to 2014. In her first...

Jun 27, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Inaugural Arcadia Athletics Golf Outing an Overwhelming Success

A field of 72 golfers participated in the inaugural Arcadia University Athletic Department golf outing fundraiser on a sunny summer afternoon at Old York Road Country Club on Monday, June 23, which raised funds to benefit Arcadia's 300-plus student-athletes. The outing was deemed a tremendous...

May 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Softball Opens Commonwealth Tournament with Victory

The fifth-seeded Arcadia University softball team opened the 2014 Commonwealth Conference Championship Tournament with a 5-2 win over fourth-seeded Alvernia, and will next face top-seeded Messiah College later today (Friday) at 2 p.m. at Alvernia. Freshman Alexa Banks opened the scoring in the...

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May 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Video: Women’s Lacrosse Team Advances to Freedom Conference Final

The top-seeded Arcadia University women’s lacrosse team won an 11-8 Freedom Conference semifinal match over fourth-seeded FDU-Florham on May 1 at Easton Field, and in doing so advanced to the conference title game for the second straight season. The Knights will host the Freedom Conference...

Apr 30, 2014 Purnell Cropper

May 1: Top-Seeded Women’s Lacrosse Team Set to Host Playoff Game

The top-seeded Arcadia University women’s lacrosse team will host fourth-seeded, defending Freedom Conference Champion FDU-Florham on Thursday, May 1, in a 4 p.m. Freedom Conference semifinal match at Easton Field. Ticket Information: Per the Middle Atlantic Conference, there will not be...

Apr 28, 2014 JoLynne Bremmer

Women’s Lacrosse Captures Freedom Conference Regular Season Title

Freshman Erin Misner scored 1:09 into the second overtime period to give the Arcadia University women’s lacrosse team an 8-7 victory over visiting FDU-Florham on April 26 at Easton Field, giving the Knights the 2014 Freedom Conference regular season title and the top-seed in the Freedom Conference...