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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...

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Apr 17, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Four Student-Athletes Receive Awards at Honors Convocation

Arcadia University held its annual Honors Convocation on April 6 in the Kuch Center. Four student-athletes—Benjamin Smith, Jasmine Peake, Colton Doering and Jessica Campbell—received prestigious awards at the ceremony. Smith is a men’s soccer player, Peake a women’s tennis player, Doering a men’s...

Apr 4, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Bryn Athyn for First Road Win in Program History

Arcadia University’s men’s lacrosse team (4-4) scored seven unanswered goals to start the match and went on to defeat Bryn Athyn (1-5), 13-3, on April 3. The victory is the first road win in program history. Chris Jacovino scored four goals and assisted on two more to lead the Knights. The first...

Mar 26, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Beatty Earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Lynn Beatty, a star field hockey player who concluded her career at Arcadia University in December 2012, recently was awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. The NCAA scholarships are awarded to graduating student-athletes in all three Divisions who have demonstrated excellence on and off the...

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Mar 22, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University Athletics Launches New Website

Visit the new Athletics site: athletics.arcadia.edu. The Arcadia University Athletics Department is proud to announce the launching of a brand new website. Arcadia Athletics along with University Relations and in partnership with Sidearm Sports have redesigned the site to make it more user...