Athletics

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...

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),...