Athletics

Apr 23, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Crothers Breaks Single-Season Scoring Record as Women’s Lacrosse Posts Record 15th Win

[box border="full"]The women’s lacrosse team will close out the 2014 regular season Saturday, April 26, at 1 p.m. when it hosts defending Freedom Conference champion FDU-Florham at Easton Field. The Knights can lock up the top-seed in the conference tournament with a win over the Devils on Saturday...

Apr 22, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University Names Rose Katz Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Director of Athletics Brian Granata announced that Rose Katz has been named head women’s basketball coach at Arcadia University. She is the 11th head coach in the NCAA Division III era of the program. Katz arrives at Arcadia after leading the women’s basketball program at Emory & Henry College...

Apr 16, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Boeckel Elected to Philadelphia Inquirer/Philly-SIDA Academic All-Area Team

Junior Whitney Boeckel of the Arcadia University women’s swimming team has been named to the 2013-14 Philadelphia Inquirer/Philly-SIDA Academic All-Area Team, which is select by the sports information offices at the 28 NCAA Division I, II, and III institutions in the Philadelphia metropolitan area...

Apr 16, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Graham Earns Spot on Philadelphia Inquirer/Philly-SIDA Academic All-Area Team

Sophomore Tim Graham of the Arcadia University men’s swimming team has been named to the 2013-14 Philadelphia Inquirer/Philly-SIDA Academic All-Area Team, which is selected by the sports information offices at the 28 NCAA Division I, II, and III institutions in the Philadelphia metropolitan area....

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Apr 15, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Massott Named to Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Women’s At-Large Team

Senior Shannon Massott of the Arcadia University women’s golf team has been named to the 2013-14 Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Women’s At-Large Team, which is selected by the sports information offices of the 28 NCAA Division I, II and III institutions from the Philadelphia metropolitan...

Mar 28, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Linda Detra to Retire After 43 Years of Service at Arcadia University

Linda Detra, a fixture of the Arcadia University athletics family since 1971, will retire as head softball coach and Kuch Center Manager later this year. The Department of Athletics will honor Detra on April 13 prior to the Knights’ 1 p.m. doubleheader against Gwynedd-Mercy University at Blankley...

Mar 11, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Women’s Lacrosse Program Hosts Touring Team from Japan

Arcadia University students are accustomed to going to foreign countries to experience a  different culture, so it was only fitting that they would host a group from a foreign nation looking to do the same. Not many people associate the sport of lacrosse with Japan, but on Saturday, March 8,...

Feb 17, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Swimmers Capture Three Individual Conference Titles at MAC Championships

Members of Arcadia University’s men’s and women’s swimming teams captured three individual conference titles and 17 all-conference performances at the 2014 Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Championships in York, Pa., Feb. 13-16. Eric Lam ’17 and Timothy Graham ’16 won the 400-meter medley and 200-...

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Feb 7, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University Student-Athletes Thriving in Classroom, Post 3.30 Fall 2013 GPA

Arcadia University’s nearly 350 student-athletes once again proved their prowess in the classroom in the Fall 2013 semester, earning a 3.30 combined grade point average (GPA). Sixteen of 17 varsity programs earned a combined GPA of at least a 3.0, with 13 programs above a 3.20 combined GPA and four...

Jan 13, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Basketball Player Brown ’15 Discusses the Evolution of His Jumpshot

Joe Brown ’15 never learned how to shoot properly (“my dad just advised me to do whatever felt good and went in the hoop”), but he still gets the job done for Arcadia University’s men’s basketball team. Earlier this season, the junior forward was named Commonwealth Conference Player of the Week , ...

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Dec 19, 2013 Purnell Cropper

43 Arcadia Fall Sport Student-Athletes Named to MAC Honor Roll

Forty-three members of Arcadia University’s field hockey, men’s and women’s soccer, and women’s volleyball teams were named to the Middle Atlantic Conference 2013 Fall Academic Honor Roll. The honor roll comprises those student-athletes of at least sophomore class standing who participated in a...

Dec 12, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Kim Canfield Named Philadelphia Inquirer Academic Performer of the Year

Kim Canfield, a standout member of the women’s soccer team at Arcadia University, is the 2013 Philadelphia Inquirer Academic Performer of the Year. A junior forward/midfielder from Hillsborough, N.J., Canfield is a biology/pre-physician assistant major with a 3.77 cumulative grade point average....