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Troiano, Caputo and Cleary Named to NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Team

(left to right ) Johnny Troiano, David Caputo, Ryan Cleary KANSAS CITY, MO – Johnny Troiano, Davide Caputo and Ryan Cleary have been named to the NCAA Division III All-Region IV Men's Soccer Team, as chosen by the United Soccer Coaches Association. Troiano was chosen to the First Team while Caputo earned Second Team honors and Cleary was selected to the Third Team. It marks the first All-Region honors for all three players Troiano was Rowan's leading scorer, and ranked second in the conference, with a career-best 15 goals and 33 assists. The sophomore was named to the All-NJAC First... Read more →

Rowan Rolls Over Eastern 114-86

RADNOR, PA (November 16, 2023) - Khalif Meares, Marcellus Ross, and Ja’Zere Noel combined for 71 points as Rowan rolled over Eastern, 114-86, in non-conference basketball action Wednesday evening. The Profs improved to 3-0 on the year. Meares scored a game-high 25 points on 11-for-16 shooting while picking up three steals, with Ross scoring 24 points as he connected on four three-pointers. Noel scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his second double-double of the year. The Profs took their first double-digit lead, 37-26, after Booty Butler scored on a fastbreak, which started on a steal by Meares. Rowan... Read more →

Rowan Men's and Women's Basketball Teams to Host Demetrius Poles Night

GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan men’s and women’s basketball teams will host “Demetrius Poles Night” in support of Bringing Hope Home at the doubleheader against Stockton on November 21st at Esby Gym. The Profs’ women’s team will play the first game at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men’s game. Prior to each game, Poles will be briefly recognized, with his family in attendance. Bringing Hope Home is a non-profit organization that provides financial and emotional assistance to local families who have a loved one fighting cancer. Donations will go to Bringing Hope Home’s Light of Hope Family Program, which helps... Read more →

Season Ends for Rowan's Field Hockey Team

BABSON PARK, MA – A pair of second-quarter goals just minutes apart lifted #10 Tufts to a 2-1 win over #16 Rowan in the second round of the NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship hosted by Babson. With the loss, the Profs end their season with a 12-8 record after winning their third straight NJAC title and making their fifth consecutive appearance in the NCAA Championship. Julia Cavicchio gave the Profs the first lead on a penalty corner with 40 seconds to go in the first quarter, as she received the insert pass from Aurelia McManis at the top of... Read more →

Khalif Meares Scores 26 Points to Lead Rowan to Win over Rochester

ROCHESTER, NY (November 10, 2023)--– Khalif Meares had a game-high 26 points, including key free throws in the final seconds, to help the Rowan men's basketball team to a 94-90 win over Maryville (TN) in the opening round of Rochester's Chuck Resler Tournament. It also marked the first win for interim head coach Eric Brennan in his Rowan debut. The Profs will next play in the tournament's championship game against either Wooster or Rochester at 6 p.m. on Saturday. Ja'Zere Noel had 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Profs while Marcellus Ross had 17 and Jamar Spivey scored 15... Read more →

Montclair Rallied to Defeat Rowan 4-2

MONTCLAIR, NJ – Top-seeded and fifth-ranked Montclair State rallied in the second half to defeat second-seeded Rowan, 4-2, in the NJAC Championship game this evening, as the Profs were denied their chance to repeat as conference champions. Emiliano Pavia scored both goals for Rowan (9-4-5), one in each half. Trailing 1-0 at halftime, Montclair State (17-2-1) scored three consecutive goals in the second half to take a 3-1 lead. Pavia got one back for Rowan in the 75th minute, but Montclair State's Amer Lukovic scored his second to ice the win. Rowan jumped out in the first half. Turlough Gartlan... Read more →

Rowan Unable to Overcome Early Mistakes, Salisbury Wins 35-20

GLASSBORO, NJ (OCTOBER 21, 2023)(CNBNews)-– Rowan fell behind early and, despite a second-half push, couldn’t overcome Salisbury, dropping a 35-20 decision in NJAC football action today at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium. Salisbury (4-3; 3-1 NJAC) scored 28 consecutive points before Rowan (2-5; 1-2) got on the board with 4:08 remaining in the third quarter. The Profs put together a 10-play, 75-yard drive, as Nate Maiers connected with a wide open Corey Gordon in the end zone for a 21-yard reception. The Profs scored again, starting their next drive with a touchback after Salisbury fumbled through the end zone at the... Read more →

Six Rowan Student Athletes Earn NJAC Weekly Honors for Performances Last Week

PITMAN, NJ – A total of six Rowan student-athletes earned NJAC Weekly Honors for their performances last week. Football's Nunes Bukula, IV (Offensive Rookie) and Carter Williams (Defensive Rookie) were joined by Emma DeMaise (Defensive) of women's soccer, Mariah Juiliano (Rookie) from field hockey, Anna Sasse (Runner) of women's cross country and Jacob Riley (Runner) from men's cross country. Bukula IV (Toms River, NJ) earns Offensive Rookie of the Week honors for the second time this year. He ran for a season-high 123 yards on 28 carries and scored a touchdown in the 21-18 loss to Christopher Newport. Williams (Swedesboro,... Read more →

Rowan Coach Derick "Ringo" Adamson Retiring

GLASSBORO, NJ - Derick "Ringo" Adamson, Rowan University's head coach of women's cross country and women's track & field for the past 14 years, has announced his retirement. "Ringo has positively impacted hundreds of student-athletes. His legacy will be one of caring for his team, sharing the joy of running and serving with humility for decades. We wish him the best and know he will continue to support the program he loves," said director of athletics Dr. John Giannini. In a letter to his team, alumni and the track & field community, Adamson wrote: "It's with mixed emotions that I... Read more →

Rowan's Fara Named NJAC Football Offensive Player of the Week

PITMAN, NJ -- James Fara has been selected the New Jersey Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the week as the league announced its weekly awards. The senior scores his second career honor and first this season from the NJAC as Fara ran for a career-high 203 yards on 23 carries along with two TDs against #9 Johns Hopkins on Saturday. The senior added a 74-yard touchdown run in the second quarter. Fara leads the NJAC with 333 yards on the ground on 65 attempts (5.1 ypc) with two scores and five receptions for 22 yards on the... Read more →

Rowan Women's Soccer Notches 3-1 NJAC Win

NEWARK, NJ -- Rowan picked up a 3-1 victory at Rutgers-Newark Saturday evening in a New Jersey Athletic Conference contest. Second-half goals from Olivia Giordano and Mackenzie Clement broke a 1-1 tie as the Profs stay unbeaten in NJAC play. Goalie Calista Burke saw seven shots and made two saves on the night. The Scarlet Raiders' Katie McLaughlin recorded six stops. Rutgers-Camden struck first in the game's opening minutes as Mariana Valencia struck after a corner kick for a 1-0 score. In the 17th minute, Manon Bada tied the game at 1-1 after netting her first career goal, off an... Read more →

Seven Rowan Student-Athletes Receive Awards

PITMAN, NJ -- The New Jersey Athletic Conference selected a total of seven Rowan student-athletes in its weekly awards program for the week ending September 10th. Football had three award winners in Thomas Goldsborough (NJAC Player of the Week), Nunes Bukula IV (NJAC Offensive Rookie of the Week), and Carter Williams (NJAC Defensive Rookie of the Week). Olivia Giordano was named the NJAC Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week with Johnny Troiano the NJAC Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week. NJAC Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week honors went to Aida Ingram and for the second week... Read more →


WESTMINSTER, MD -- The Rowan football team scored 28 points in the second quarter en route to a 49-22 win over McDaniel in non-league action for the Profs' first win on the season. Quarterback Thomas Goldsborough threw for 252 yards and three touchdowns, completing 11-of-16 attempts to lead the Profs (1-1) including a 97-yard touchdown strike to Kevin Degnan. Rowan put together an opening drive of 75 yards that took six minutes, with Nunes Bukula IV running it in from two yards out for the first score. McDaniel (0-2) tied the game later in the stanza before the Profs exploded... Read more →

Preseason Poll Rowan Football Picked Third

PITMAN, NJ -- The New Jersey Athletic Conference announced its 2023 NJAC Football Preseason Coaches Poll where Rowan was selected third, as well as earning one first-place vote. The Profs are coming off a 7-3 record from last season including a 4-2 record in conference play. Defending champion Salisbury was first, also garnering six first-place votes while Christopher Newport was second. Kean was fourth, TCNJ fifth, with Montclair State (sixth) and William Paterson (seventh) rounding out the poll respectively. TCNJ was selected as the dark horse favorite. Rowan begins its 2023 campaign on Thursday, August 31st at home against Stevenson... Read more →

Seven Members of the Rowan Women's Lacrosse Team Honored

NORTHBOROUGH, MA - A total of seven student-athletes from Rowan’s women’s lacrosse team have been named to the IWLCA Division III Academic Honor Roll. Julianna Corson, Jamie Cutrera, Michaela Donnelly, Hannah Lombardo, Sophia Schiavo, Erin Scioli and Shelby Tanner all earned the distinction. Additionally, Rowan was named an IWLCA Academic Honor Squad for the 2022-23 academic year, as one of 287 teams that maintained a grade-point average of 3.2 or above. Rowan’s Academic Honor Roll representatives were among 963 student-athletes from 173 different institutions, as upperclassmen who have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or greater. Corson (Hainsport, NJ/Rancocas Valley... Read more →

Rowan Names Kate Pearson Head Women's Basketball Coach

GLASSBORO, NJ - Kate Pearson has been named the head women’s basketball coach at Rowan University, it was announced by director of athletics John Giannini. Pearson becomes the 10th head coach in Profs’ history after 14 successful seasons at Cabrini University in which she led the Cavaliers to five conference titles and five NCAA Tournament appearances. Pearson, who established Cabrini as a regional power, is the school’s all-time winningest coach with a 240-125 record (65.8 winning pct.) from 2008 to 2022 and in 2019, added the title of assistant athletic director. Under her guidance, the Cavaliers recorded five seasons of... Read more →

Newest Members of Rowan's Athletics Hall of Fame to be Inducted This Fall

GLASSBORO, NJ – The Shirley O'Day-Joy Solomen Rowan University/Glassboro State College Athletics Hall of Fame will induct its newest members this Fall, with the Class of 2023 being comprised of Prof standouts Takiyah Bowen (women's basketball), Maurice Davis (men’s basketball), Debbie Filipek (women's basketball), Ed Hesson (football), and LeRoi Jones (football), and Rowan's 1993 Football Team. The ceremony will take place with a brunch as part of Homecoming Weekend on Sunday, October 15 at 11 a.m. in the Eynon Ballroom of the Chamberlain Student Center. Tickets are $75 per person and can be purchased using the following link. CLASS OF... Read more →

Members of Rowans' Swim Team Honored

GLASSBORO, NJ -- Ella Pennington, Michael Fracchiolla, Paul Riter, Joe Rucci, and Alex Volin were honored by the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America on its the 2023 CSCAA Individual Scholar All-America team. The CSCAA recognized a total of 2,290 (1,270 women and 1,020 men) swimmers and divers as Scholar All-Americans for the 2022-23 season throughout all three NCAA Divisions and the NAIA and NJCAA. There were a total of 561 men and women student-athletes in Division III that were honored. CLICK HERE FOR FULL LIST To be named to the First-Team Scholar All-America, student-athletes must achieve a... Read more →


Burke, Kelly, Cutrera and Evangelista Head Profs' NJAC All-Academic Honorees

Total of 181 Profs receive All-Academic Honorable Mention PITMAN, NJ – Rowan's Calista Burke (women's soccer) and Justin Kelly (men's cross country) were named to the 2022-23 NJAC All-Academic First Team and Jamie Cutrera (women's lacrosse) and Rocco Evangelista (men's swimming) were selected to the All-Academic Second Team. These Profs head the group of 181 additional Rowan student-athletes who received All-Academic Honorable Mention from the conference. Burke, a sophomore finance major, earned United Soccer Coaches All-American honors this year and was named the NJAC's Goalkeeper of the Year. She ranked fourth in the nation with 13 shutouts and sixth in... Read more →

Kristiina Castagnola Named Assistant Field Hockey Coach

GLASSBORO, NJ – After making her mark on the field, Rowan field hockey standout Kristiina Castagnola will remain in Glassboro and move to the sidelines, as she has been named an assistant coach with the Profs. She becomes the first full-time assistant coach for Rowan’s field hockey program. Castagnola closed out her career this past season, making school history with her selection as the NFHCA Division III Player of the Year, becoming the first female athlete at Rowan to win her sport’s top player award. She was also named the Honda Division III Athlete of the Year for field hockey... Read more →

Rowan Players Named to PhillySIDA Academic All-Area Softball Team

PHILADELPHIA – Rowan’s Korie Hague, Payton MacNair and Cat Thomas have all been named to the PhillySIDA Academic All-Area Softball Team, as the 20th-ranked Profs had the most honorees of any program on the squad. The team is selected through voting by the sports information offices of 30 institutions in the Philadelphia metropolitan area who take athletic and academic accomplishments into consideration when voting. To be eligible for Academic All-Area honors, an athlete must be in at least her second year at her current institution and hold a cumulative grade-point average of 3.30 or better. Hague (Vineland, NJ/Vineland) earned NFCA... Read more →

Virtua Health & Rowan Medicine Formalize Affiliation

100+ Rowan clinicians join Virtua Medical Group (MARLTON, N.J., June 12, 2023) Virtua Health and Rowan University have reached another milestone in their impactful academic affiliation. Effective today, 130 Rowan Medicine clinicians are officially affiliates of Virtua Medical Group, providing greater access and continuity of care for the people of South Jersey. “Virtua and Rowan offer distinct and complementary services to the community,” said Rebecca Lynch, president of Virtua Medical Group and a senior vice president for Virtua Health. “By working more closely together, we will help ensure our respective and shared patients can easily access the services they need... Read more →

Rowan Athletics Winner of the 2022-23 NJAC Cup

PRINCETON, NJ – Capping off an unprecedented year of accomplishment, Rowan University Athletics was named the winner of the 2022-23 NJAC Cup, which recognizes overall success during the year of league competition. It is the Profs' fifth Cup in the six years that it has been awarded, and the third consecutive. The award was announced at the NJAC's annual Awards Brunch at the Hyatt Regency, which also honored all of the major award winners from the year (see list below). The Profs earned points by garnering the regular-season titles in field hockey, volleyball, men's basketball, baseball and softball, as well... Read more →

Rowan Softball Edged Out by Coe, 2-1

MARSHALL, TX -- #20 Rowan was edged out by #21 Coe, 2-1, Friday night on the second day of the 2023 NCAA Championship Tournament. The Profs will play tomorrow at 11:00 (CT)/12:00 (ET) against top-seeded Salisbury in an elimination game. The Sea Gulls took out Christopher Newport earlier in the day in a prior elimination contest. CHAMPIONSHIP CENTRAL | NCAA SOFTBALL | POST GAME INTERVIEW FULL REPLAY OF GAME (via NCAA) Korie Hague singled in Liz McCaffery in the first to get Rowan on the board. Starter Rylee Lutz worked into the third before the Kohawks scored two runs on... Read more →

Rowan's Phil Sedalis and Zach Grance Named to ABCA/Rawlings All-American

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA - Rowan baseball’s Phil Sedalis has been named to the 2023 ABCA/Rawlings All-America Second Team, and Zach Grace was chosen to the All-America Fourth Team as the honors were announced at the opening ceremony of the NCAA Division III College World Series. Sedalis and Grace increase the total of All-Americans in the program’s history to 28. CNBNews graphic files Members of the ABCA All-America committees select the ABCA/Rawlings All-America teams. ABCA/Rawlings All-Region First Team selections were nominated for All-America honors. Sedalis (Wenonah, NJ/Deptford) made an immediate impact in his first year at Rowan, establishing himself as one... Read more →

Rowan’s Erin Renshaw to Play in the IWLCA Senior All-Star Game for Division III

NORTHBOROUGH, MA – Rowan’s Erin Renshaw (Washington Twp., NJ/Washington Twp.) has been selected to participate in the IWLCA Senior All-Star Game for Division III, which will be held on Saturday, June 3 on Tierney Field at the USA Lacrosse Headquarters in Sparks, MD. Renshaw will play for the South team in the Division III game, which begins at 12:15 p.m., following the Division II game that starts at 10 a.m. The Division I game will close out the event at 2:30 p.m. Admission for all three games is free of charge and there will be no video streaming this year.... Read more →

Rowan's Winning Season Ends, Record 33-15

SALISBURY, MD – Rowan couldn’t hold off a late-inning rally by #2 Salisbury as the Sea Gulls put up eight runs in the eighth inning to take the lead for good en route to a 17-12 win in the NCAA Baseball Super Regionals at Sea Gull Stadium. With the second win in the best-of-three series, Salisbury clinched its third consecutive trip to the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship, while Rowan fell in its second straight Super Regional. The #23 Profs end the year with a 33-15 record. Trailing 12-5 after seven innings, the Sea Gulls (35-6) scored eight runs with... Read more →

Rowan Makes the Final Eight

ASHLAND, VA -- And then there were eight. Eight teams remain in the 2023 Division III Softball Tournament and one of them is #20 Rowan who punched its ticket to the Championship Finals with a 5-3 win over #9 Randolph-Macon in the final game of the Ashland Super Regional on Saturday. The Profs move on to the NCAA Softball Championship Finals for the first time since 2018 season and sixth time in program history. Payton MacNair was named the most valuable player with teammate Rylee Lutz selected as the most valuable pitcher of the Super Regional. Liz McCaffery was 3-for-4... Read more →

Rowan Falls to Salisbury in First Game of NCAA Div III Baseball Super Regional

SALISBURY, MD – Rowan spotted #2 Salisbury an 8-0 lead, and despite rallying late, fell to the Sea Gulls, 10-6, in the first game of the NCAA Division III Baseball Salisbury Super Regional, held at the Sea Gull Baseball Stadium. The teams will meet again on Saturday at 11 a.m. with the Profs needing two wins tomorrow to avoid elimination, with a second game to take place 45 minutes after the conclusion, if necessary. . The winner of the best-of-three series heads to the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from June 2 to 8. Ryan Murphy... Read more →

Rowan Softball Post 5-1 Victory in 1st Game of Div. III Super Regional

ASHLAND, VA -- #20 Rowan posted a 5-1 victory over #9 Randolph-Macon in the first game of the Division III Super Regional on Saturday behind the arm of Rylee Lutz and key hits from Payton MacNair and Cat Thomas. The Profs take the first game of the best-of-three series as the teams meet again tomorrow at 1 p.m. and an if necessary game soon after with a trip to the Division III Championship series in Marshall, Texas next week on the line. Lutz allowed one run on two hits with five K's and three walks to raise her record to... Read more →

Services for Rowan Women's Basketball Coach June 2

GLASSBORO, NJ (CNBNews)– Services will be held for Rowan head women's basketball coach and alumnus Demetrius Poles on Friday, June 2nd at Rowan University's Esbjornson Gymnasium. The viewing will take place from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., with the funeral service to be held immediately after beginning at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park (500 Delsea Drive, Sewell, NJ) following the service at Rowan. The beloved coach and family man passed away suddenly on May 20th. A GoFundMe account has been set up to support the Poles' family – SUPPORT Esbjornson Gymnasium is located at 301 N.... Read more →

From the Court to Your Screen: Get Ready for the Top New Jersey College Basketball Teams

Are you a basketball fan looking for some exciting college action? Look no further than the top New Jersey college basketball teams. These teams are gearing up for an unforgettable season filled with high-flying dunks, buzzer-beating shots, and intense rivalries. From the Seton Hall Pirates to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, you won't want to miss a single game. Get ready to cheer on your favorite team and witness their journey to the top. Join the conversation on social media, share your predictions, and get ready for a season full of heart-pumping moments. Meanwhile, do not forget to go through the... Read more →

ROWAN IS Marietta Regional 2023 NCAA Tournament WINNER

MARIETTA, OHIO -- #20 Rowan scored three runs in the top of the seventh to break a 2-2 tie to go and defeat Pfeiffer, 6-3, to capture the Marietta Regional of the 2023 NCAA Tournament Sunday afternoon. The Profs advance to the NCAA Super Regional for the first time since 2019 where the team will play at Randolph-Macon in a three-game series in Ashland, Virginia beginning on Friday. REGIONAL HOMEPAGE | NCAA BRACKET After suffering a 6-3 decision earlier in the day to Pfeiffer which forced a winner-take-all seventh game of the regional, Rowan used key hits late in the... Read more →


AMBLER, PA – Senior Mike Shannon earned the victory and Dylan Maria drove in two runs to help No. 23 Rowan to the championship in the today at Arcadia's Skip Wilson Field. It marks the third consecutive Regional title for the Profs as they will move on to face No. 3 Salisbury in next weekend's NCAA Super Regional, with more information to come. POST-GAME PRESS CONFERENCE The Profs completed a perfect 3-0 weekend with a win over SUNY Brockport and two over Susquehanna. Sophomore Phil Sedalis continued his record-setting year as he now owns the Rowan record for hits in... Read more →

Rowan Remains Unbeaten in NCAA Ambler Regional

AMBLER, PA – Jason O’Neill threw a complete-game shutout and Ryan Murphy drove in five runs as the #23 Rowan baseball team remained unbeaten at the NCAA Ambler Regional, defeating Susquehanna, 20-0, in a game played in a steady rain at Arcadia’s Skip Wilson Field. Rowan (32-13) will play in the regional final on Sunday at 11 a.m., facing Susquehanna game, which defeated SUNY Brockport, 8-6. The Profs only need one win to advance to the Super Regional. O’Neill held Susquehanna (27-19) to nine hits, while not allowing any walks and striking out six for his second complete game. The... Read more →

Rowan 2nd Baseman Tyler Cannon, (Clayton, NJ/Gloucester Catholic)Named Academic All-District® Baseball Team

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan second baseman Tyler Cannon (Clayton, NJ/Gloucester Catholic) has been named to the 2022-23 Academic All-District® Baseball Team, selected by College Sports Communicators, which recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the diamond and in the classroom. Cannon, a senior business management major, is the nation’s leader in doubles with a new Rowan record of 27, while topping the NCAA rankings with 0.63 doubles per game. He is second on the team with his .381 batting average while recording new career-highs in runs (54), hits (74) and RBI (39). The Profs’ lead-off batter and... Read more →

Rowan Baseball Wins Opener in NCAA Ambler Regional

AMBLER, PA – Zach Grace scattered six hits and Jason Morgan went 3-for-5 with three RBI to help #23 Rowan to a 12-3 win over SUNY Brockport in the NCAA Ambler (PA) Regional at Skip Wilson Field hosted by Arcadia. In the day's first game, Susquehanna upset #21 Arcadia, 14-9. The host Knights will now face SUNY Brockport (28-17) tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. in an elimination game while Rowan (31-13) will play Susquehanna at noon. The winner of the morning game will face the loser of the Rowan-Susquehanna game at 3:30 p.m. Grace went 8.1 innings and struck out five... Read more →

Broadway Named NJAC Women's Outdoor Track & Field Outstanding Track Athlete

PITMAN, NJ -- Jasmine Broadway was named the 2023 New Jersey Athletic Conference Women's Outdoor Track & Field Outstanding Track Athlete as the league unveiled its all-conference selections on Thursday. A total of 13 Profs were honored at the all-conference honors were based on performances at the 2023 NJAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships held this past weekend. All NJAC special awards were determined by a vote of the league's head coaches. Rowan finished second at the championships, totaling 206.5 points. Broadway won the 200 meters at the conference championships (24.46) and would set a school record in the preliminaries... Read more →

MSU's Sam Angelo, Kean's Collin Kiernan Named NJAC Player and Pitcher of the Year

PITMAN, NJ --- Montclair State University senior first baseman Sam Angelo (Toms River, NJ/Toms River North) has been named the New Jersey Athletic Conference’s Bill Dioguardi Player of the Year for the 2023 season, and Kean University fifth-year player Collin Kiernan (Verona, NJ/Verona) picked up NJAC Pitcher of the Year honors. Additionally, Ramapo College junior Will Paoli (Flanders, NJ/Mount Olive) earned the Fireman of the Year honor, which is awarded to the conference’s top relief pitcher. Stockton University freshman Kevin Novobilsky (Ocean Township, NJ/Ocean Township) picked up Rookie of the Year honors. Their selections highlighted the 36-member 2023 NJAC Baseball... Read more →

Young, Nkrumah, and Dimit Score Marquee Accolades

PITMAN, NJ – Marquise Young, Kwaku Nkrumah, and head coach Dustin Dimit all captured top honors from the New Jersey Athletic Conference in outdoor track & field as the year-end awards were announced on Friday. Young was named the NJAC Outstanding Track Athlete and Nkrumah was chosen the NJAC Rookie of the Year. Head Coach Dustin Dimit was voted the NJAC Coach of the Year as over 20 Profs were selected all-conference as the honors were based on performances at the 2023 NJAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships while the All-NJAC special awards were determined by a vote of the... Read more →

TCNJ Softball Eliminates Rowan from NJAC Tournament

GLASSBORO, NJ (May 12, 2023)---- #16 Rowan had its run in the 2023 New Jersey Athletic Conference Softball Tournament come to an end on Friday as the Profs fell to TCNJ, 4-0, and then a 2-1 defeat to Ramapo on a walk-off two-run home run in the double-elimination format as the tournament continued here in Glassboro. The Profs will now await a possible at-large bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament when selections are made on Monday, the 15th. TCNJ and Ramapo will move on the championship series here tomorrow starting at 11 a.m. with the Lions needing one win... Read more →

Rowan Softball Wins Opening Tournament Game

GLASSBORO, NJ -- #16 Rowan won its opening round game of the 2023 NJAC Tournament on Saturday with a 1-0 win over William Paterson. The Profs will now take on Stockton in second round action on Tuesday here in Glassboro with a 4 p.m. start. TOURNAMENT CENTRAL The top-seeded Profs scored an unearned run in the first inning and made it stand thanks to starter Rylee Lutz who limited the Pioneers to just two hits with three strikeouts and a walk to raise her record to 20-2. William Paterson duo Lilah Guthy (3.1 IP) and Jaelynn Miller (2.2 IP) held... Read more →

Rowan Women's Lacrosse Falls to #6 TCNJ in NJAC Championship, 16-9

WING, NJ – Jamie Cutrera scored four goals for Rowan but sixth-ranked TCNJ built up an early lead en route to a 16-9 win over the Profs in the NJAC Women's Lacrosse Championship game today. The Profs are now 14-5 and await a possible at-large bid to the NCAA Championship, which will be announced on Monday at 10:30 a.m. on Cutrera added an assist for her sixth game this season with five or more points, while Julianna Corson had two goals as the only Profs with multiple goals. TCNJ held a slim 26-20 advantage on shots on goal, and... Read more →

Rowan Defeats William Patterson 11-0 in NJAC Tournament

UNION, NJ - Zach Grace struck out a career-high 14 batters and threw his second complete game shutout of the season and Pat Defeciani hit a grand slam as #19 Rowan rolled to an 11-0 win over William Paterson in the NJAC Baseball Championship at Kean University. The Profs (30-11) remain in the winners bracket and will play the winner of tonight's Montclair State vs. TCNJ game Sunday at 3:30 p.m. In addition to Defeciani's grand slam, the first of his career, Ryan Murphy also hit a solo home run and Tyler Cannon came through with a two-run shot. Defeciani... Read more →

Rowan Defeat Stockton 3-1

GLASSBORO, NJ – Jason O’Neill pitched seven scoreless innings and Dylan Maria drove in two runs and recorded a save as top-seeded Rowan defeated sixth-seeded Stockton, 3-1, in the opening round of the NJAC Baseball Championship, held at the Rowan Baseball Field. The double-elimination tournament moves to Kean on the weekend with the Profs (29-11) facing either Montclair State or William Paterson at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. O’Neill (7-1) kept the Ospreys off the board through 7.1 innings, while striking out four and stranding six base runners. With Stockton threatening with runners on first and second in the seventh, O’Neill... Read more →

Rowan and Stockton Lacrosse Teams in Semifinals Wednesday

GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan women’s lacrosse team has earned the second seed in the 2023 NJAC Championship and will host third-seeded Stockton in the Semifinals on Wednesday, May 3 at the Rowan Soccer and Lacrosse Complex. Game time is 4 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults and $2 for senior citizens, students and children, while the first 100 Rowan students will be admitted for free. The winner will advance to Saturday’s championship against the winner of the semifinal featuring sixth-ranked TCNJ and Kean, with the higher seeded team serving as the host. Rowan is seeking its second straight appearance... Read more →

Eric Brennan Named Interim Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Rowan University

GLASSBORO, NJ – Eric Brennan has been named the interim head men’s basketball coach at Rowan University after serving as an assistant coach with the Profs for the past five years, it was announced today by director of athletics Dr. John Giannini. “As an assistant, Coach Brennan contributed greatly to Rowan’s recent success under Coach Joe Crispin. He has been an excellent recruiter and has strong relationships with players. Coach Brennan was also an assistant at Jefferson University under Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame coach, Herb Magee, the second-winning college basketball coach of all time. His two apprenticeships in highly... Read more →

Seven Rowan Student-Athletes Earn Honors

PITMAN, NJ -- Rowan had seven student-athletes earn honors from the New Jersey Athletic Conference in its weekly awards program for the week ending April 23rd. CNBNews graphic file In men's track & field, the Profs swept all three awards; Jah'mere Beasley (NJAC Track Athlete of the Week), Julio Lebron (NJAC Field Athlete of the Week), and Evan Corcoran (NJAC Rookie of the Week). Molly Green (NJAC Defensive Player of the Week) and Elaina Corson (NJAC Rookie of the Week) earned honors in women's lacrosse. Emily Galvin was chosen the NJAC Women's Track & Field Field Athlete of the Week... Read more →

Rowan over Stockton, 11-8; Coach Dickinson Chalks Up 600th Victory

GLASSBORO, NJ – Triples by Tyler Cannon and Phil Sedalis provided the runs needed for #21 Rowan to rally for an 11-8 win over Stockton in NJAC baseball action that was stopped in the seventh inning due to rain and field conditions. The win is the Profs’ fifth straight as they head into the final weekend of the regular season. The victory also gave Rowan head coach Mike Dickson the 600th win in his 18-year coaching career, which includes nine seasons at Rowan College at Gloucester County and then nine at the University. His career mark now stands at 600-188.... Read more →

NJAC Softball: Rowan Played New Jersey City, Wins Both Games

JERSEY CITY, NJ -- Rowan took two from New Jersey City in an NJAC Doubleheader to secure the top playoff seed and clinch the conference's regular season championship on Friday as the Profs took game one, 9-0, and the second 13-1. Rowan will host a first-round game of the NJAC Tournament a week from tomorrow, Saturday, May 6th against William Paterson with a tentative start time of 4 p.m. Game one Rylee Lutz fired a two-hit shutout and Cat Thomas added a three-run home run as the Profs took the contest in five innings. Korie Hague, McKenzie Melvin, and Abigail... Read more →