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Rowan's Chad Yates PhillySIDA Academic All-Area Men’s Soccer Performer of the Year

PHILADELPHIA – Rowan senior Chad Yates has been named the 2022 PhillySIDA Academic All-Area Men’s Soccer Performer of the Year and heads the 13-member Academic All-Area Team, which is voted on by the sports information offices from 30 institutions in the Philadelphia area. Yates (Sewell, NJ/Washington Twp.) was the leader for the Profs, who won their first NJAC Championship since 2003, and made their third straight appearance in the NCAA Division III Championship, advancing to the second round. He was named to the 2022 United Soccer Coaches All-Region IV First Team as he topped Rowan with a career-high 14 goals this season as well as six assists. The midfielder had at least one point in 14 of 23 matches and tallied seven game-winning goals. Yates was selected as the 2022 NJAC Pat Baldiserra Midfielder of the Year, becoming the first-ever Prof to earn the award. He is a three-time selection... Read more →

NCAA Field Hockey: Castagnola, Hainsworth Lead #3 Rowan Field Hockey into NCAA 3rd Round,

GLASSBORO, NJ –Kristiina Castagnola had two goals and an assist, and Abby Hainsworth made nine saves and to lead #3 Rowan to a 4-0 win over #16 Christopher Newport in the Second Round of the NCAA Championship today at Coach Wackar Stadium. The win sends the Profs (20-1) into the Third Round on Sunday at 1 p.m. against #5 Messiah, which defeated #6 Tufts, 2-1. It marked the sixth multiple-goal game of the season for Castagnola, and the 19th in the career of Rowan's all-time scoring leader. Hainsworth picked up her fifth shutout of the season after facing 11 shots and nine penalty corners. Castagnola got the Profs on the board at 8:58, when Julia Cavicchio sent her a short pass after a penalty corner and Castagnola blasted a backhander from the center of the circle. The Profs couldn't get another shot past CNU goalkeeper Lily Kerr until the second... Read more →

NCAA Men's Soccer: Second-Half Goals Lift Rowan to Victory; Profs Face Stevens Sunday

HOBOKEN, NJ – Johnny Troiano and Chad Yates scored second-half goals to lift Rowan to a 3-2 win over #20 Middlebury in the NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship first round hosted by Stevens. The Profs (12-5-5) will meet fourth-ranked Stevens (16-0-3) on Sunday at 3 p.m. in a second-round contest. With the game tied, 2-2, Yates connected on a 30-yard free kick for his seventh gamewinner of the season at 68:13, which was his team-best 13th goal of the year. That goal came just six minutes after Troiano tied it, 2-2, when Davide Caputo crossed the ball and Turlough Gartlan knocked a chest pass to the freshman, who scored on a high shot at 62:46. Rowan scored first when Gil Ferreira followed in his own rebound just 10 minutes into the match. Middlebury tied it up just two minutes later when the Panthers were awarded a penalty kick after a Rowan... Read more →

Rowan Field Hockey to Host Div. Playoffs

GLASSBORO, NJ -- The NJAC Champion Rowan field hockey team will host the NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championships Second and Third Rounds on November 12 and 13 at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium. The third-ranked Profs (19-1) received a bye and will play the winner of the first-round matchup between Cabrini and Christopher Newport on Saturday, November 12 at 11 a.m. BRACKET Messiah has also earned a bye and will play the winner of the Castleton vs. Tufts first-round game on Saturday at 2 p.m. in Glassboro. The second-round winners will face off on Sunday, November 13. It will be Rowan's 22nd appearance to the NCAA Championships as it earned the NJAC's automatic bid with its second consecutive conference title. Rowan has made four all-time appearances in the NCAA Semifinals, with 2021 being the most recent, while the Profs captured the only national title in program history in 2002. The... Read more →

Rowan Volleyball Cements Top Playoff Seed

GLASSBORO, NJ -- Rowan cemented the top playoff seed in the NJAC Tournament for the second-consecutive season as the Profs took down visiting Kean, 3-1, on Tuesday on Senior Night here at Esbjornson Gymnasium. Brianna Newson and Natalie Ogden combined to notch 27 of the team's 44 kills on the evening. Newson's 14 kills were a match high while Ogden added 13 kills and kicked in 12 digs for her 12th double-double on the season. With the win, Rowan will earn a first-round bye and now will host an NJAC Tournament Semifinal match here on Thursday, November 3rd, against the winner of #4 Montclair State or #5 Rutgers-Camden. The Cougars got 13 kills from Taylor Micheaux and 10 from Anne Beckemeyer, respectively with setter Gwen Hangey posting a double-double of her own (36 assists/10 digs). After Kean took the first set, 25-21, Rowan started to find its groove late in... Read more →

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Rowan Football Wins Third Straight; Profs Clipped Kean 17-10

GLASSBORO, NJ -- Rowan won its third-straight game as the defense held Kean on a fourth and goal from the eight-yard line with just under a minute as the Profs clipped Kean, 17-10, for a Homecoming victory Saturday afternoon at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium. John Maldonado and James Fara each scored on the ground in the first half while defense allowed a season-low 41 rushing yards to help power the Profs to its third NJAC win on the year. Kean hit a 42-yard field goal at the 5:27 mark of the fourth to make it a one-score game and got the ball back on their own 38 later in the stanza. The Cougars drove down inside the Rowan 10 late in the contest. Nick Cerulli came up with the stop on fourth down of Kean quarterback Robbie Nungesser at the six-yard line to cement the score. Maldonado scored on Rowan's... Read more →

Seven Rowan Student-Athletes Honored by NJAC

PITMAN, NJ -- The New Jersey Athletic Conference announced its players of the week for the week ending October 16th which features seven Rowan Student-Athletes in the mix. The field hockey and women's soccer teams earned two awards apiece. Tess Herman was named the NJAC Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week with teammate Julia Cavicchio earning the NJAC Defensive Player of the Week. Calista Burke was selected the NJAC Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week and Olivia Giordano picked up NJAC Rookie of the Week accolades. Jason Blanks was chosen as the NJAC Football Defensive Player of the Week. In cross country, Anna Sasse earned NJAC Runner of the Week honors while Shane Vostenak scored the NJAC Rookie of the Week award. Herman totaled three goals in a 2-0 week for the #2 Profs, while also being a key performer for the defense, which allowed just two goals.... Read more →

Rowan's QB Ran for a Pair, plus Strong Defense Results in 14-9 Win

WAYNE, NJ -- Quarterback Mike Husni ran for a pair of one-yard touchdowns and the Rowan Defense withstood a long William Paterson drive in the fourth quarter to grind out a 14-9 win over the Pioneers for the Profs' first NJAC win of the season on Saturday. The Prof Defense yielded a season-low 250 yards while the offense was able to produce 216 yards and make enough plays in the red zone, scoring points on two of three trips to help secure the conference victory on the road. Husni threw for 103 yards on just 6-of-13 passing and was sacked five times, but he was able to steer the offense when it counted. Jajuan Hays ran for 53 yards on 15 carries, and James Fara added 48 yards on 18 attempts. On the defensive side, Dhani Clifford totaled a career-high seven tackles (three solo). Jason Blanks, Vincent Guarino and John... Read more →

Rowan Host "Friday Night Lights" Against TCNJ

GLASSBORO, NJ (October 5, 2022)- Rowan will host "Friday Night Lights" on Friday, October 7 when the football team takes on conference rival TCNJ. Kick-off is 6 p.m. at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium and the evening will be highlighted with a post-game fireworks display. The Profs are currently 2-1 on the year and the game with TCNJ will mark the conference home opener. As at every home game, the Bonesaw Beer Garden will be open from kickoff until the start of the fourth quarter and all fans age 21 and over are welcome. The Beer Garden is located in the north corner of the Wackar Stadium. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. and tickets can be purchased on site. General Admission is $8 and tickets for senior citizens, children and visiting college students with ID are $5, while children under 3 and students with a valid Rowan ID are free.​ Read more →

Five Rowan Student-Athletes Honored by NJAC

PITMAN, NJ -- The New Jersey Athletic Conference honored five Rowan student-athletes in its weekly awards program for the week ending September 25th. The volleyball team had two members cited as Natalie Ogden was named the NJAC Player of the Week, and teammate Victoria Hutchinson the NJAC Rookie of the Week. Olivia Giorano (Women's Soccer), Sidney Pavlishin (Field Hockey), and Johnny Troiano (Men's Soccer) all earned respective rookie of the week awards as well. Ogden averaged double-digit kills in a 3-1, 2-0 NJAC week, totaling a 61-29-184 (.174) hitting line while adding 51 digs and 10 aces. On Tuesday in the NJAC opener, Ogden put up 19 kills, 12, digs and two aces in a tough five-set win over Stockton. She then had the same numbers in Thursday's victory at Montclair State. At Saturday's action at Scranton, she racked up 14 kills, five aces and seven digs in the five-set... Read more →

Patrone Scores Hat Tick to Lead Profs to Win at Arcadia

GLENSIDE, PA – Julia Patrone scored a hat trick and four other Profs got into the scoring column as #2 Rowan rolled to a 7-1 win at Arcadia in field hockey action this afternoon. The Profs are now 7-0 on the season. The Profs also got goals from Rachel Stone, Sidney Pavlishin, Kristiina Castagnola and Cienna Bosher. For Patrone, it was her second three-goal game of the year, and the fifth of her career. The sophomore started the scoring the first quarter at 14:32 after picking up a loose ball in the circle, after Rowan had taken one of their 13 penalty corners in the game. Stone, a senior, scored her second goal of the year just three minutes later in the early part of the second quarter. After Arcadia notched its lone goal, Pavlishin, a freshman, tallied the first goal of her career just 45 seconds later at 21:50... Read more →

Rowan Sports Wrap Up: Field Hockey over John Hopkins:

Castagnola, Patrone Score Goals as #3 Rowan Field Hockey Defeats #2 Johns Hopkins, 2-1 BALTIMORE, MD - Second-half goals by Kristiina Castagnola and Julia Patrone propelled #3 Rowan to a 2-1 win over #2 Johns Hopkins in field hockey action this evening. The Profs remain unbeaten at 4-0 after scoring the road victory while handing Johns Hopkins (3-1) its first defeat. The teams were scoreless after one half of play until Castagnola scored just two minutes into the third quarter. Julia Cavicchio sent the ball in after a penalty corner and Castagnola took a rebound of the Profs’ first shot and connected on her third goal of the year. Patrone gave Rowan a 2-0 cushion in the 49th minute, when Liz Fox passed the ball to her just over midfield. The sophomore dribbled the ball down the field and put the ball in the cage to the left side for... Read more →

COLLEGE FIELD HOCKEY: Rowan over Ursinus 2-1

COLLEGEVILLE, PA – Senior Bridget Guinan scored the game-winning goal with five minutes remaining to lift third-ranked Rowan to a 2-1 win over #13 Ursinus in the opening game of the 2022 field hockey season for both teams. Guinan took a pass from Kristiina Castagnola on the right wing into the circle, and the senior put it into the far side of the cage for the 10th game-winning goal of her career with 5:13 to play. Rowan dominated the game, peppering Ursinus goalie Jordan Ulsh with 30 shots, but the Profs couldn't find the back of the net until the third quarter. Trailing 1-0 since the first four minutes of the game, Rowan kept up the pressure after halftime, and after three straight penalty corners, sophomore Julia Patrone took the feed from Liz Fox, and scored the tying goal, and the Profs' first of the year, at 33:32. "We did... Read more →

Glassboro Car Show/Food Truck Festival Friday

GLASSBORO, NJ (September 1, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The Annual Car show drives into Glassboro on Friday, September 2, 2022. For the 17th year in a row, car enthusiasts will gather in Glassboro, New Jersey at the Glassboro Car Show & Food Truck Festival, the premier car show in South Jersey. The viewing area will be on Rowan Boulevard in Downtown Glassboro and an anticipated 5,000+ attendees will have the opportunity to view over 300 vehicles while listening to live music, DJ Pepper Paul 92.1, and enjoying great food trucks and cold craft beer. The Glassboro Police Department released the following traffic advisement... The 17th annual Glassboro Car Show will be held this Friday, Sept. 2nd, beginning at 5:00 p.m. Please be aware that over 300 cars and approximately 5,000 people attend this event. CNBNews graphic files We will be closing roads along Rowan Blvd, Victoria Street, New Street, and College Ave. beginning at... Read more →

Rowan Soccer Season Begins Thursday

GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan men's soccer team will kick off the 2022-23 season when it plays Johns Hopkins on Thursday, September 1 at 1 p.m., while marking the first competition of the new year for Prof athletics. From there, the Profs will head to San Antonio, TX, where they take on Southwestern on Saturday, September 3 at 6 p.m. local time (7 p.m. EDT) and then face the host team, 13th-ranked Trinity on Sunday at 7 p.m. local time (8 p.m. EDT). The Profs, who went 13-4-2 last season, reached the NJAC title match. Heading into this season, Rowan received votes in the United Soccer Coaches Association Preseason Poll and was picked third in the NJAC Preseason Coaches Poll. SCHEDULE ROSTER Leading the way are Wilby Alfred and Chad Yates, who were both NJAC All-Conference Second Team selections last year. Alfred topped the team with 20 points (8 goals,... Read more →

CNB Sports: Rowan Field Hockey NJAC Favorite in 2022

PITMAN, NJ – The Rowan field hockey team is conference favorite heading into the 2022 season, as the Profs were picked to finish first in the NJAC Preseason Coaches’ Poll, while receiving six of a possible seven first-place votes. The defending NJAC champions, Rowan returns four All-Region selections and five of its top six scorers from last season. In 2021, the Profs went 18-3 and reached the NCAA Semifinals, while finishing with a final national ranking of fourth. In the poll, Kean was picked second, with one first-place vote, followed by TCNJ, Montclair State, Ramapo, Stockton and William Paterson. Leading the Profs is All-America First Team honoree and Region IV Player of the Year Kristiina Castagnola. The graduate student topped Rowan in scoring last year with 44 points (21 goals, 18 assists) and was chosen the NJAC Midfielder of the Year, while also earning Academic All-America honors. Bridget Guinan was... Read more →


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Eight Rowan Women Lacrosse Players Named to IWLCA Division III Academic Honor Roll

NORTHBOROUGH, MA – Eight members of the Rowan women’s lacrosse team – Julianna Corson, Jamie Cutrera, Michaela Donnelly, Lauren Ferriola, Gianna Rusk, Erin Scioli, Rachael Sepcic and Shelby Tanner – have been named to the 2022 IWLCA Division III Academic Honor Roll. In addition, the Profs’ team was named an IWLCA Academic Honor squad. The Profs were among 977 student-athletes from 183 different institutions who are juniors, seniors or graduate students who have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or greater. The Profs were one of 295 schools across all divisions that posted a 3.2 or higher team GPA for the academic year. Corson (Hainesport, NJ/Rancocas Valley), a senior health & physical education major, earned Rowan Scholar-Athlete of Distinction recognition for the third year in a row. She received All-NJAC Honorable Mention this year after posting a personal best 34 goals and 18 assists. Cutrera (Haddon Twp., NJ/Haddon Twp.), a... Read more →

Six Members of The Rowan Men's Basketball Team Named to NABC Honor Court

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Six Rowan men’s basketball players – Connor Dickerson, Travis Holland, Ryan O’Leary, Marko Pantovic, Andrew Seager, and Damian Smith – have been named to the 2021-22 NABC Honors Court. Additionally, the Rowan team received an NABC Team Academic Excellence Award, representing outstanding achievement in the classroom by collegiate men’s basketball teams and student-athletes, as announced by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). The NABC Team Academic Excellence Awards recognize men’s basketball programs that completed the 2021-22 academic year with a team GPA of 3.0 or higher. The NABC Honors Court, meanwhile, includes junior, senior, and graduate student men’s basketball players who finished the 2021-22 year with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher. Dickerson (Marlton, NJ/Moorestown), a junior business management major, was previously honored for his work on and off the court when he was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 2 Team and was... Read more →

PhillySIDA Honors Rowan Field Hockey Player and Villanova Basketball Player

PHILADELPHIA – The 30 schools that comprise the Philadelphia-area Sports Information Directors (PhillySIDA) have voted Rowan University field hockey player Kristiina Castagnola and Villanova University men’s basketball player Collin Gillespie and as the 2021-22 Overall Female and Male Performers of the Year, respectively, in the annual PhillySIDA Academic All-Area program. CONGRATULATIONS!!! PhillySIDA names 24 Academic All-Area teams during the course of the academic year—12 in men’s sports, 12 in women’s sports—and has a Performer of the Year in each of those sports. At the end of the year, all of the Performers of the Year are put on a second ballot, and PhillySIDA members vote to determine both a male and female Overall Performer of the Year. That Castagnola and Gillespie were selected for this honor is not surprising. Both had outstanding years and careers in their respective sports. Kristiina Castagnola (Voorhees, NJ/Eastern) earned first-team All-America and Region IV Player... Read more →

Rowan's Women Lacrosse Program Offering Free Clinics for Girls K-6th Grade

GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan women's lacrosse program will be offering two free clinics this summer for girls in kindergarten through sixth grade, on July 20 and August 11 at the Rowan Soccer and Lacrosse Complex on campus. The clinics are free, but all participants must have the proper lacrosse gear – stick, goggles and mouth guard. Goalies must have goalkeeping equipment. JULY 20 - 10 am to Noon – Rowan Soccer and Lacrosse Complex Register AUGUST 11 - 10 am to Noon – Rowan Soccer and Lacrosse Complex Register For more information, contact head coach Lindsay Delaney ( or assistant coach Lindsey-Kate Smith(​ Read more →

Congratulations: Rowan's Greg Cann, Joe Rucci and Kevin Yanagisawa Honored

RICHMOND, VA – Greg Cann, Joe Rucci and Kevin Yanagisawa from the Rowan men’s swimming & diving team have been named to the 2021-22 Scholar All-American Team as chosen by the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) . CONGRATULATIONS!!! The award recognizes students who achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or higher and were invited to compete at their respective national championships. Cann (Woodbury Hts., NJ/Gloucester Catholic) graduated with a degree in psychology and was named a Rowan Scholar-Athlete in 2021-22. He earned All-NJAC Second Team honors in the 200 breaststroke and the 200 medley relay, while being named to the First Team in the 400 medley relay A junior law & justice major, Rucci (Sewell, NJ/Gateway) is a two-time Rowan Scholar-Athlete of Distinction. He was selected to the All-Conference Second Team in the 200 fly and was an All-NJAC Third Team honoree as part of... Read more →

Camden City Sisters Receive Scholarship to Rowan University Thanks to MHS Lift

PENNSAUKEN, NJ (June 30, 2022) – MHS Lift, a national provider of warehousing and distribution solutions, recently announced that two Camden residents are the 2022 recipients of the company’s MHS Lift Scholarship Fund, a full scholarship to Rowan University. Sisters Emani Baines, 23, and Essence Holman, 19, will both start at Rowan in the fall. Established in 2019 by Andy and Brett Levin, brothers and co-owners of MHS Lift, the MHS Lift Scholarship Fund, in partnership with Rowan University, is awarded to Camden students who are active members of the Boys & Girls Club of Camden County (BGCCC) and have demonstrated financial need. “My brother Brett and I are proud to partner with Rowan University and the BGCCC to ensure that students like Emani and Essence have the opportunity to earn a degree debt-free,” said Andy Levin, president of MHS Lift. Baines, who graduated from Dr. Charles E. Brimm Medical... Read more →

Rowan's Morgan Zane and Emily August Receive Alcolades

PHILADELPHIA -- Morgan Zane scored the 2022 PhillySIDA Academic All-Area Softball Performer of the Year award, joining teammate Emily August on the PhillySIDA Academic All-Area team announced on Thursday. The team is voted on by the sports information offices of 30 institutions from the Philadelphia metropolitan area. In order for a student-athlete to be eligible for Academic All-Area honors, he/she must be in at least their second year at the institution and hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 or better. Zane was a College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America in 2022 as well as a National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III All-America Team selection. She was previously named a CoSIDA Academic All-District Team selection after the 2021 campaign and has been a first-team All-NJAC selection the last three years consecutively. An elementary education and writing arts major, Zane was a first-team all-region and first-team... Read more →

Rowan Field Hockey Standouts Honored

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan field hockey standouts Abby Hainsworth (Williamstown, NJ/Williamstown) and Kristiina Castagnola (Voorhees, NJ/Eastern) ​have been named to the 2022 Academic All-America® Division III Women’s At-Large Team, as voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Hainsworth was chosen to the Second Team with Castagnola earning Third-Team honors. The duo, who helped Rowan to the NCAA Semifinals and a final national ranking of fourth, become the second and third all-time honorees from the Profs’ field hockey program as Casey Wagner earned Second-Team honors in 2020. Hainsworth, a junior mechanical engineering major, received the prestigious NCAA Elite 90 Award as the student-athlete maintaining the highest grade-point average at the NCAA Championship. She was named to the NFHCA All-Regional IV Second Team and became the second goalkeeper in the program’s history to earn the NFHCA Defensive Player of the Week award during the season. The Profs’ starting... Read more →

Rowan Athletics Honored

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan Athletics honored its finest at the annual All-American Awards Banquet recognizing the student-athletes who received All-American or Academic All-American honors in 2021-22, while also handing out special awards to highlight athletic and academic achievements. Gianna Rusk (women's lacrosse) and John Maldonado (football) received the Joy Solomen Leadership Award, recognizing strong leadership qualities and exhibit dedication and passion to Rowan Athletics. Rusk (Westmont, NJ/Haddon Two) was the anchor of Rowan's defense this year and was named to the IWLCA All-Boardwalk Region Second Team while earning All-NJAC First Team honors for the first time in her career. The senior is also a Rowan Scholar-Athlete of Distinction and has been named to the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll. Maldonado (Glassboro, NJ/Glassboro) put together his best season as a Prof catching 64 passes for 873 yards and seven touchdowns to earn selection to the All-NJAC First Team. He was also named... Read more →

Rowan's Eli Atiya OF CHERRY HILL, Named D3baseball Region Pitcher of the Year

Joined on the All-Region First Team by Ryan Murphy GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan’s Eli Atiya was named the Region 4 Pitcher of the Year and was joined on the All-Region First Team by right-fielder Ryan Murphy, as the annual teams were named. Both Profs are now eligible for All-America honors, which will be announced on June 1. Atiya (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill West) was the ace of the staff for the nationally-ranked Profs this season, recording 69 strikeouts in 79.1 innings pitched while opponents batted just .223 against him. He owned an ERA of 2.38, starting 12 games. Atiya threw one complete game this season, a 16-0 shutout of eventual NJAC champion William Paterson, in which he struck out a career-high 11 batters. The junior lefthander was named the 2022 NJAC Co-Pitcher of the Year and was an All-Conference First Team selection for the second year in a... Read more →

Rowan Men's Track & Field 2022 NCAA Championship Recap

GENEVA, OHIO -- Rowan had a bevy of competitors at the 2022 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships that began on Thursday and concluded on Saturday. The three-day meet was held at the SPIRE Institute hosted by the University of Mount Union. The men’s team brought home nine All-Americans along with two national runner-ups and a school record. Here’s a quick breakdown: All-Americans Greg Poloso, Javelin (Third place) Dan McAleavey, Javelin (Eighth place) Ahmir Johnson, Triple Jump (Second place) Nana Agyemang, Triple Jump (Fifth place) Jah’mere Beasley, 200 meters (Sixth place) 4x400 relay team of Agyemang, Beasley, John Owens, and Amara Conte (Second place) The 4x400 relay team clocked in at a school record 3:10.08, shaving off 0.02 seconds from the old mark set in 1985. The Profs totaled 30 points to tie for fifth with Wartburg College. Read more →

Rowan Falls to Eastern Connecticut State 7-6, in NCAA Baseball Willimantic Super Regional

MANSFIELD, CT - #10 Rowan battled the nation’s top-ranked team through 13 innings, but fell to Eastern Connecticut State, 7-6, in the NCAA Baseball Willimantic Super Regional to deny the Profs their second consecutive trip to the NCAA Division III World Series. graphic Eastern Connecticut State (44-3) loaded the bases in the top of the 13th and scored the winning run when Ryan Bagdasarian was hit by a pitch. The resilient Profs fought back from two deficits and tied the game in the seventh inning, where it remained at 6-6 until the top of the 13th. ECSU reliever Billy Oldham notched the save as he retired the final three Rowan batters. Senior catcher Hunter Wroniuk accounted for five of the Profs’ six runs as he hit back-to-back home runs in the fourth and fifth innings, a two-run shot and a three-run shot, for his first home runs of the... Read more →

Eastern Connecticut State Has No Problem Beating Rowan; Profs Left 13 Runners on Base

MANSFIELD, CT – Top-ranked Eastern Connecticut State defeated #10 Rowan, 6-1, in the first of a three-game series at the NCAA Baseball Willimantic Super Regional at the Eastern Baseball Stadium. Due to the forecast of storms for Saturday, the second game will be played on Sunday, May 29 beginning at 11 a.m., with a third game to follow if necessary. The winner of this regional punches a ticket to the Division III World Series in Cedar Rapids, IA, from June 3-8. Rowan (33-9) had 11 hits in the game, but stranded 13 runners, and trailed 6-0 before getting on the board with a run in the ninth. Ryan Murphy, Patrick Defeciani and Chris Curcio had two hits apiece for the Profs. The Warriors (43-3) jumped out with two runs in the first on three hits, using a single by Matt Malcom and a sacrifice fly from John Mesagno to drive... Read more →


WILLIMANTIC, CT – Tenth-ranked Rowan (33-8) visits top-ranked Eastern Connecticut State (42-3) in the NCAA Baseball Super Regional this weekend, with a trip to the NCAA Division III World Series on the line. The Profs and Warriors will face off in a three-game series beginning at noon on Friday, May 27 at the Eastern Baseball Stadium, (image below)continuing on Saturday, May 28 at 11 a.m., with a third game to follow on Saturday, if necessary. The Profs earned a spot in the Super Regional when they won three games last weekend at the NCAA Baseball Annville (PA) Regional. Rowan defeated Mitchell (7-1) and Washington & Jefferson on consecutive days by scores of 14-7 and 9-0 to earn its second consecutive regional title. Rowan is seeking its second straight berth in the NCAA Division III World Series, which will be held in Cedar Rapids, IA, on June 3-8. HOW THEY GOT... Read more →

Rowan's Morgan Zane Named All American

LOUISVILLE, KY -- Morgan Zane was named All American by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association on Tuesday as the senior was named to the third team. NFCA ALL-AMERICAN TEAMS The 2022 NFCA All American list has a total of 54 student-athletes honored. The teams are voted on by a committee of NFCA member coaches representing the NCAA's 10 regions. They select 18 players for each of three teams, unless there is a tie for a third-team slot, in which case the tied players are both awarded honors. All players recognized as All-Region players were eligible for All-America recognition. Zane becomes the 30th player in program history to be bestowed All American and first since 2018 when Carley Anderson and Jess DiDomenico were honored. This season, Zane batted .358 while starting all 45 games. She added 39 runs, 42 RBIs, 12 doubles, two triples, eight homeruns while boasting a 1.104 slugging... Read more →

Rowan Wins Annville Regional Advances to Super Regionals Next Weekend

see video below ANNVILLE, PA – Michael Miles threw a three-hit complete-game shutout as #10 Rowan defeated #24 Washington & Jefferson, 9-0, to win the NCAA Baseball Annville Regional at Lebanon Valley's McGill Field. Rowan advances to next weekend's Super Regionals and will face top-ranked and Rochester Regional champion Eastern Connecticut State on May 27 and 28. The site for the regional will be announced later this evening. Hunter Wroniuk drove in the Profs' first run in the second inning when he laid down a squeeze bunt to score Anthony Schooley. Eric DiDomenico followed with a two-run home run, his ninth of the season, to bring in Chris Curcio, who had each singled. POST-GAME PRESS CONFERENCE The Profs (33-8) added an insurance run in the seventh as Schooley reached base on an error and drive in Murphy. Rowan then exploded for five runs in the eighth to put the game... Read more →

Rowan's Castagnola and Hainsworth Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District At-Large Teams

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan field hockey standouts Kristiina Castagnola and Abby Hainsworth have been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 2 Women's At-Large Teams and will now be nominees for the CoSIDA Academic All-America® Team, as selected by the members of the College Sports Information Directors of America. CoSIDA Academic All-District Women's At-Large Teams Castagnola is a two-time All-American after being chosen to the NFHCA All-America First Team in 2021, playing a key role in the Profs' run to the NCAA Semifinals. She recorded a career-high 44 points, with a personal-best 18 goals, as well as three game-winning goals. She was named the NFHCA Region IV Player of the Year and the NJAC Midfielder of the Year, in addition to receiving All-Conference honors for the third time. The graduate student was also named to the NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team and the NFHCA Senior Team in 2021. Castagnola, who is pursuing... Read more →

Rowan Takes Opening Game of Tournament

Rowan Baseball Defeats Mitchell, 7-1, to Open NCAA Regionals ANNVILLE, PA - Hunter Wroniuk went 3-for-4 and Eli Atiya earned his eighth win to lead #10 Rowan to a 7-1 win over Mitchell, in the opening game of the NCAA Baseball Annville Regional, hosted by Lebanon Valley College. The Profs (31-8) advance to Saturday’s winners bracket game scheduled for noon against either #24 Washington & Jefferson or Lebanon Valley. Atiya threw eight strong innings, and struck out six to up his season record to 8-0. Christian Bascunan entered the game in the ninth and closed out the win as he faced four batters. Rowan didn’t show any signs of rust after an almost two-week layoff after being eliminated from the NJAC Tournament on May 8. Tyler Cannon, Anthony Schooley, Trip McCaffrey and Patrick Defeciani each added two hits in the game as Rowan totaled 12. The Profs got all of... Read more →

Rowan's Green, Cohan, Rusk Named to IWLCA All-Boardwalk Region First and Second Teams

NORTHBOROUGH, MA – Rowan's Molly Green has been named to the 2022 IWLCA All-Boardwalk Region First Team, with teammates Elise Cohan and Gianna Rusk being selected to the All-Region Second Team, as announced today. The IWLCA has honored 272 student-athletes in Division III with a selection to one of the All-Region teams and these student-athletes are now eligible to be named to a national IWLCA All-American team, which will be announced on May 26. - ALL-REGION TEAMS Green (Mullica Hill, NJ/Clearview Regional) becomes just the second freshman in Rowan history to earn All-Region honors and is the first Prof to earn a spot on the first team, as Becca Wood was a second-team choice in 2012. Green made an impact in her first season as she became the first-ever Prof to earn the NJAC Rookie of the Year award. The freshman attack player earned All-Conference First Team honors and was... Read more →

Five Rowan Softball Players to Division III All-Region Teams

LOUISVILLE, KY – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association released its Division III All-Region Teams which features five Profs among its ranks. SPORTS Earning Region IV First-Team honors are Emily August, Cat Thomas, and Morgan Zane. On the second team is McKenzie Melvin while Korie Hague earns a spot on the third team. CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE LIST Zane earns her third all-region honor, her second-straight first-team selection after a second-team nod in 2019. Other two-time recipients include August, who also claimed her second-straight first-team pick, and Hague, who was a first-team honoree last season. Thomas and Melvin are honored for the first time. This season, Zane appeared in all 45 games, batting .358 with 39 runs, 12 doubles, two triples, eight home runs, 42 RBI's, and 19 walks. She leads the team in multiple categories (doubles, homers, and RBIs) and earned a NJAC First-Team Selection as well. August was named... Read more →


MEDFORD, MA -- #17 Rowan had its run through the NCAA Regional Tournament come to an end as Tufts used a walk-off sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth to knock the Profs out of the postseason in a 3-2 defeat in the championship series on Sunday. Rowan needed a win to force a winner-take-all second game to decide who advances to the super regional round. Emily August, Cat Thomas, and McKenzie Melvin were selected to the all-regional tournament team. August labored through 7.1 innings, scattering three runs (one earned) on seven hits with four walks (two intentional) and five strikeouts. Melvin was 2-for-4 with a run scored and stolen base. The Profs came hot out of the gate, scoring twice in their first at bat. Melvin singled to lead off the game, stole second and later advanced to third on a groundout. Morgan Zane drove her in to... Read more →

Rowan Wins First Round of NCAA Softball Regional Tournament

MEDFORD, MA -- #19 Rowan took down Cabrini, 8-1, in its NCAA Regional Tournament opener on Friday hosted by Tufts. Morgan Zane went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI's while starter Emily August fanned six while allowing one run on six hits. The Profs will move on to play the host Jumbos tomorrow at noon. Tufts defeated Muhlenberg, 4-1, in the day's first game. The Cavaliers and Mules will play in an elimination game at 2:30 p.m. Rowan reached base with a season-high nine walks. Payton MacNair walked three times and which was a career best and scored twice. Liz McCaffery swiped two bases as well. In the first, Zane singled home McKenzie Melvin for a 1-0 lead. After MacNair led off the third with a walk, Zane struck again, doubling down the left field line. Zane later scored on a bases loaded walk drawn by Devyn DiPasquale. In the... Read more →

Rowan Sports Update: Softball Earns Top Seed; Baseball Eliminated; Lacrosse Out of Tournament

CNB SPORTS NEWS Rowan Softball Earns Top Seed in NCAA Regional at Tufts; Profs to Open Play vs Cabrini INDIANAPOLIS, IN - The 19th-ranked Rowan softball team will take on Cabrini to open play in the 2022 NCAA Division III Softball Championship, as the top-seeded Profs will take part in the Medford, Massachusetts Regional hosted by Tufts University from May 13-15. Rowan (33-8) will face Cabrini (21-10) on Friday, May 13 at 4:30 p.m. following the game between Tufts (33-9) and Muhlenberg (22-20) at 2 p.m. The winner of the double-elimination regional will advance to the Super Regionals on May 20-21, while the finals of the NCAA Championship are set for May 26-28 in Salem, VA. Rowan won the 2022 NJAC Championship and earned the league’s automatic bid to the tournament, to mark the program’s 11th conference title and the first since 2018. The Profs are returning to the NCAA... Read more →

Rowan Student-Athletes Honored by NJAC

PITMAN, NJ – Rowan's Eli Atiya has been named the NJAC Baseball Co-Pitcher of the Year in voting by the league's coaches and is joined on the All-NJAC First Team by teammates Chris Curcio and Ryan Murphy. Additionally, Patrick Defeciani was named to the All-Conference Second Team while Tyler Cannon and Hunter Wroniuk were Third-Team selections. Atiya (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill West) is the second consecutive Prof to be named the league's top pitcher and he also receives his second nod to the First Team. The lefthander led the conference in ERA (1.17) with a 7-0 record in nine starts during the regular season including a 4-0 mark in NJAC games. In 61.1 innings of work, he has totaled 52 strikeouts to 20 walks as opponents are batting .199 against him. Curcio (Montvale, NJ/Pascack Hills), a junior shortstop, picks up his first all-league honor in his first season as a... Read more →

College Softball: Rowan 8-0 in Five Innings Over Montclair

GLASSBORO, NJ -- #19 Rowan won 8-0 in five innings over Montclair State in the opening round of the 2022 NJAC Softball Tournament on Tuesday. The top-seeded Profs will now take on Ramapo on Friday at 4 p.m. as the double-elimination tournament shifts to Kean University through the weekend. CNBNewsnet SPORTS Korie Hague was 3-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs. Morgan Zane, Breanna Bryant and McKenzie Melvin each added two hits as the team racked up 11 hits on the day. Melvin added a solo home run as well. Emily August held the sixth-seeded Red Hawks in check, yielding just two hits as the senior struck out eight batters. After a leadoff single in the second, Hague came around to score off a sac fly from Devyn DiPasquale to put the home team up, 1-0. The Profs did most of the damage in the third, scoring five runs on... Read more →


GLASSBORO, NJ – Sixth-seeded Ramapo outslugged top-seeded Rowan, 16-13, in the opening round of the NJAC Baseball Championship, as the teams combined for seven home runs. Rowan (30-7), which is ranked fourth in this week’s poll for the highest of the season, has its nine-game winning streak come to an end. The Profs will now play TCNJ at noon on Friday, May 5, as the double-elimination tournament continues at Kean University. In a game that saw the teams trade leads, Ramapo (16-22-1) scored 13 runs in the final five innings to earn the win. For Rowan, Ryan Murphy was 5-for-6 with three runs and a career-high five RBI, as he had a single, triple, and home run. Eric DiDomenico hit a pair of solo home runs, giving him eight on the year, and the first multiple home run game of his career. Ryan Mostrangeli drove in four runs, hitting a... Read more →

COLLEGE BASEBALL; Rowan Faces Ramapo Tuesday at Home

GLASSBORO, NJ - The seventh-ranked Rowan baseball team will open defense of its conference championship at home on Tuesday, May 2, when the top-seeded Profs play sixth-seeded Ramapo (15-22-1) at 3:30 p.m. Rowan earned its third consecutive regular-season title when it swept Kean (4-3, 8-7) in this past Saturday’s regular-season finale. The Profs have won nine in a row and are 30-6 overall, while finishing conference play with a 16-2 mark. Ticket prices are $5 for adults and $2 for children, students and senior citizens. There are no complimentary tickets for NJAC Championships. After Tuesday’s opening games, play in the double-elimination tournament will move to Kean University’s Jim Hynes Stadium on Friday, May 6, with play continuing thru Sunday, May 7 (if necessary). Rowan captured last year’s NJAC Championship, marking the first since 2018 and the third under head coach Mike Dickson. Leading the Profs this season at the plate... Read more →

College Baseball: Rowan Over Stockton, Extends Winning Streak to 6, Improves Record to 27-6

GLASSBORO, NJ - Trip McCaffrey and Hunter Wroniuk each went 3-for-4 and Ryan Mostrangeli drove in three runs as Rowan fought back to score a 10-6 win over Stockton in NJAC baseball action today in windy conditions. Rowan extends its winning streak to six and improves to 27-6 on the year and 13-2 in the conference. Rowan scored six runs in the seventh inning to overcome a 6-4 deficit and earn the victory. Tyler Cannon, Chris Curcio and Patrick Defeciani each had RBI singles, while Mostrangeli delivered the big hit, with a three-run double. McCaffrey and Wroniuk each had two doubles in the game, while Curcio added three RBI for the Profs. Starter Eli Atiya went six innings and struck out three while Mike Shannon (5-1) earned the win for his 1.2 innings of work. Closer Christian Bascunan shut down Stockton in the ninth to secure the victory. Stockton (15-20-1... Read more →

NJAC Honors Four Rowan Student-Athletes...Ahmir Johnson, Ashley Lechliter, Molly Green and Marco Mannino

PITMAN, NJ -- A total of four Rowan student-athletes were awarded accolades from the New Jersey Athletic Conference in its weekly awards. Ahmir Johnson was named the NJAC Men's Outdoor Track & Field Field Athlete of the Week, Ashley Lechliter was chosen the NJAC Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week, Molly Green captured the NJAC Women's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week, and Marco Mannino was selected the NJAC Baseball Rookie of the Week. At the Morgan State Legacy Meet this weekend, Johnson hit the top mark in Division III (15.00 meters) in winning the triple jump. It is the second time in his career Johnson, who also won his first conference performer of the week award this season, hit the 15 meter mark in the event. Lechliter totaled 10 goals and one assist in the Profs' 2-0 week. The senior attack player recorded three goals and one assist in the... Read more →

College Lacrosse: Profs Continue Winning Streak

GLASSBORO, NJ – Elise Cohan scored six goals and handed out two assists, while Ashley Lechliter recorded four goals and three assists, to lead Rowan (8-7; 4-1) to a 20-13 win over Stockton in NJAC women’s lacrosse action. The Profs, winners of four in a row, have scored 20-plus goals in the four games and have outscored their opponents, 81-24. Cohan’s total of eight points was one shy of her career high and freshman Molly Green scored twice and added three assists while Julianna Corson had three goals and an assist. Jamie Cutrera scored one goal and added three assists, while Shannen Sterner had six draw controls and one goal. Chloe Shea scored one goal and Erin Renshaw handed out three assists in the win. Goalie Reilly Shaup notched 10 saves on the evening as she faced 31 shots by Stockton (9-6; 3-2). Gianna Rusk aided the defense with three... Read more →

COLLEGE BASEBALL: Rowan Sweeps Rutgers-Newark

NEWARK, NJ – Marco Mannino went 5-for-5 in #7 Rowan’s 17-4 first-game win over Rutgers-Newark, and the Profs completed the sweep with a 2-1 victory in the second as Eric DiDomenico walked to force in the winning run in NJAC baseball action today. CNBNews graphic files College The Profs won all five games in a span of four consecutive days this week to improve to 26-6 on the year and move into a tie for first place in the NJAC with a 12-2 record. Mannino, a freshman third baseman, scored four runs and had three RBI, while Chris Curcio went 4-for-5 and scored two runs and drove in three in the first game. Ryan Murphy had three RBI and DiDomenico scored three runs. DiDomenico was hit by a pitch four times in the first game, which is a new Rowan record, breaking the mark of three in a game, held... Read more →

College Baseball: Rowan Over Rutgers-Camden 2-1

CAMDEN, NJ – Ryan Murphy accounted for both runs, as #7 Rowan scored a 2-1 victory at Rutgers-Camden, in NJAC baseball action this afternoon, and Ryan Mostrangeli drove in the winning run. Profs' lefthander Eli Atiya went eight innings, striking out eight, to earn his seventh victory of the year as Rowan improves to 23-6 (9-2 NJAC). Murphy hit his team-high eighth home run in the third inning, a solo shot, to give the Profs a 1-0 lead. It was his second game in a row with a homer. Rutgers-Camden (17-15; 4-7), which outhit the Profs, 9-6, tied it up in the fourth on an RBI single by Diego Salazar. In the eighth, Murphy doubled, and with two outs, Mostrangeli doubled to right field to bring home Murphy with the winning run. Christian Bascunan took over in the ninth inning and held the Scarlet Raptors scoreless to pick up his... Read more →