Athletics

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Oct 10, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia to Induct Hall of Fame Class of 2013

Arcadia University will hold its 2013 Athletic Hall of Fame Induction on Saturday, Oct. 12, as part of the Fall Fest and Homecoming Weekend activities. This year’s class includes Gene Camm ’93, Tom Carlin ’99, Diane Deane Myers ’51, Cynthia McKelvy Mattson ’52, and Virginia Junkin Walls ’38. This...

Oct 4, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Women’s Soccer Moves Up to Fifth in NSCAA Regional Ranking

The Arcadia University women’s soccer team reached the top-five in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Mid-Atlantic Region Rankings, climbing one spot to fifth. The Knights went 1-1-0 last week, cruising to a 6-1 win at Delaware Valley College before being edged 1-0 at...

Sep 27, 2013 JoLynne Bremmer

Jim Stagnitta Tapped to Lead Arcadia University’s Men’s Lacrosse Program

Arcadia University announced today that Jim Stagnitta, 2013 Major League Lacrosse (MLL) Coach of the Year, is the University’s new head men’s lacrosse coach. Stagnitta begins his appointment on Oct. 7. Stagnitta brings 26 years of experience and a proven record of success at the highest levels to...

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Aug 19, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Women’s Soccer Adds New Member to Coaching Staff

Arcadia University’s women’s soccer team is proud to announce the hiring of new assistant coach, Nicole Brownell, to the staff. Brownell was a standout midfielder at Division I Lafayette College. While at Lafayette, Nicole achieved tremendous growth and success and played a major role in turning...

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Aug 19, 2013 Purnell Cropper

John Geissinger Named Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach

Arcadia University’s Department of Athletics announces that John Geissinger has been named head men’s and women’s swimming coach and aquatics director. Geissinger will begin his new roles at Arcadia later this month. Since 2010, Geissinger has served as assistant coach of men’s and women’s...

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Aug 19, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Michael Hebenstreit Named Director of Intramurals

Arcadia University’s Department of Athletics is proud to announce the hiring of Michael Hebenstreit as director of intramurals. Hebenstreit will oversee Arcadia’s intramural and recreation program, serve as an evening facility manager within the Kuch Center, coordinate student employment with the...

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Jul 23, 2013 Purnell Cropper

NJ.com: Brownell Prepares Youth Soccer Players to Meet Mia Hamm

Head coach Rick Brownell has more on his plate than coaching Arcadia University’s women’s soccer team. In June, Brownell had the task of preparing players from his nationally ranked youth team, the Greater Flemington Soccer Club Flames, for the TeamFirst Soccer Academy camp, where they would have...

May 3, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Spangenberg Named MAC Commonwealth Coach of the Year

Arcadia University Baseball Head Coach Ken Spangenberg ’08 was named MAC Commonwealth Coach of the Year by the MAC Commonwealth Coaches on May 2. David Jacobs (Havre de Grace, Md.) and Justin Simpson (Centreville, Va.) were named to the first team, Elliott Freeman (Bangor, Pa.) was named to the...

May 1, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Seven Women’s Lacrosse Players Named All-MAC Freedom

Arcadia University women’s lacrosse head coach Erin Livingston was named MAC Freedom Coach of the Year and freshman attack Dawn Faranetta (Randolph, N.J.) was named MAC Freedom Rookie of Year by the MAC Freedom coaches today. Faranetta along with six of her teammates were named All-MAC Freedom....

Apr 23, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Athletics Honors Student-Athletes, Coaches and Staff at Awards Banquet

The Arcadia University Department of Athletics celebrated the accomplishments of their student-athletes, coaches and programs Sunday night at their annual awards banquet. Awards were presented to 14 student-athletes, three teams and a staff member for their success and devotion to Arcadia athletics...

Apr 22, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Baseball Clinches First Playoff Berth Since 2008

The Arcadia University baseball team (20-13-1, 12-6 MCOM) clinched its first playoff berth since 2008 on April 21 with an 11-6 win over the Lebanon Valley College Dutchmen (11-22, 4-14). The Knights also won their 20th game for the first time since the 2007 season, when they went 24-12. David Jacob...

Apr 19, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Shannon Massott Leads Women’s Golf to First-ever Victory

Shannon Massott led the women’s golf team to its first-ever victory on April 18, 454-478 over Lebanon Valley College. Massott finished first with a low score of 81 on the course. She won by 17 shots over the top finisher for Lebanon Valley. Lauren Robison, Rebecka Schafer, Kirsten Oliva and Rebecca...