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CNB COLLEGE SPORTS: Rowan's Ferriola, Hennessy, Rusk and Sepcic Named to Lacrosse Academic HR

NORTHBOROUGH, MASS. – Rowan’s Lauren Ferriola, Dara Hennessy, Gianna Rusk and Rachael Sepcic have been named to the 2021 IWLCA Division III Academic Honor Roll, as selected by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association. The Profs were among 766 student-athletes from 282 different institutions to be honored, as juniors and seniors who have maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or greater. Ferriola (Berlin, NJ/Eastern), a junior exercise science major, started 10 games for the Profs this season on defense and picked up five ground balls and three caused turnovers. She received NJAC All-Academic Honorable Mention in 2021 in her first... Read more →


SURVEY SAYS! New Jersey The Worst State To Start A Business

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – New Jersey is the worst state in which to start a business, according to a new analysis from WalletHub. The Garden State “has the fourth smallest percentage of engaged workers – 29, and registered a growth of just 1.5% in the number of small businesses,” WalletHub analyst Jill Gonzalez said in an email to The Center Square. “In terms of jobs, there has been a drop of almost 5% since 2017, and the working-age population has also dropped by 1.2%. “But business costs are where New Jersey really... Read more →


CNB COLLEGE SPORTS: Rowan's Korie Hague Named to Academic All-America Softball Team

AUSTIN, TX – Rowan’s Korie Hague (Vineland, NJ/Vineland) has been named to the 2021 Academic All-America® Division III Softball Third Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). She becomes the sixth Academic All-America honoree in Rowan softball history and the first since 2016, when Shilah Snead earned selection to the Second Team. Overall, Hague’s selection marks the 30th time a Rowan student-athlete has been named an Academic All-America, dating back to 1979. A rising senior, Hague is a health and physical education major and was chosen to the CoSIDA Academic All-District II Team, as well... Read more →


Members of Rowan Track and Field Named to NCAA Division III All-Academic Athletic List

NEW ORLEANS, LA - Eight student-athletes from the Rowan men’s track & field team have been named 2021 NCAA Division III All-Academic Athletes as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Senior Vincent Delle, junior Hunter Barbieri, sophomores Ian Bain and Soham Kolli, and freshmen Nana Agyemang, Amara Conte, Nick Kokolis and Husley Parades were among the 450 student-athletes honored nationally for maintaining a cumulative grade-point average of 3.30 or higher. Additionally, Rowan was named one of the nation’s All-Academic Teams as it posted a cumulative team GPA of 3.3. The Profs also hold... Read more →


Murray Named Rowan's Interim Assistant Softball Coach

GLASSBORO, NJ - Mary Murray has been named interim assistant softball coach at Rowan, it was announced by head coach Kim Wilson. She worked with the Profs during the 2021 season, but will now be a full-time staff member. Murray joined the Rowan staff after a successful playing career at Arcadia University where she compiled a 36-17 record on the mound with a 1.83 ERA and 236 strikeouts. Despite a senior year that was cut short because of the COVID-19 pandemic, she was a three-time Middle Athletic Conference (MAC) All-Commonwealth honoree, earning First-Team honors twice. Murray was the 2019 MAC... Read more →


Rowan Soccer Coming Back in the Fall

GLASSBORO, NJ - The Rowan men’s soccer team will return to action in the Fall of 2021, after more than a year layoff due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the opening game set for September 1 at Johns Hopkins. For the 2021 season, the Profs return a strong group from the 2019 squad which was ranked 15th in the nation and reached the NCAA Sweet 16. Among the leaders of the talented squad are forwards Jay Vandermark (12 goals) and Chad Yates (9 points), goalkeeper James Weinberg and defender Aaron Robertson. The Profs will play in a pair of early-season... Read more →


187 Rowan student-athletes have been named to the NJAC All-Academic Team

PITMAN, NJ – A total of 187 Rowan student-athletes have been named to the NJAC All-Academic Team for the 2020-21 academic year. Olivia Scattergood (track & field) and Nick Schooley (baseball) were named to the NJAC All-Academic First Team while Korie Hague (softball) and Donald Zellman (baseball) were chosen to the All-Academic Second Team, with 183 Rowan student-athletes receiving honorable mention. The honored Profs are part of a league-record 1,236 student-athletes who have been recognized, as sophomores, juniors and seniors who have competed in a conference-sponsored sport while achieving a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2. Scattergood (Clementon, NJ), a senior... Read more →


Rowan's Men and Women Swimming Teams and Diving Teams Honored

RICHMOND, VA – Rowan’s men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams have each earned Scholar All-America honors by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for their student-athletes’ efforts in the classrooms this year. The men’s team posted a GPA of 3.51 with 22 student-athletes while the women’s team maintained a 3.48 GPA with 11 student-athletes. "Coaches Bowser and Blaschke did an exceptional job despite the absence of a Metropolitan Championship.," noted CSCAA Executive Director Greg Earhart. "These are some of the best ambassadors of Rowan and Athletic Director Giannini, President Houshmand, and Dr. JoAnne Bullard (Faculty... Read more →


ROWAN’S KEVIN GILLOOLY SWIMS 50 METER FREESTYLE AT OLYMPIC TRIALS

OMAHA, NE – Rowan’s Kevin Gillooly swam the 50 meter freestyle in 22.69 at the USA Swimming Olympic Trials at the Chi Health Center on June 19. Gillooly finished 31st out of 64 swimmers in the prelims. The senior qualified for the Olympic Trials with a time of 22.60 at the 2021 Greater Philadelphia Aquatic Club Spring Derby in May. The Olympic Trials wave II cut was 22.71. Rowan alum Jesse Novak ’17 competed in the 50 meter freestyle and was 45th overall in 22.96. At the Olympic trials, Novak was 38th (50.01) in the 100 meter freestyle on June... Read more →


Rowan's Kevin Gillooly Living a Dream will Compete in US Olympic Swimming Trials

OMAHA, NE – Rowan’s Kevin Gillooly (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill East) will get his chance to fulfill a dream on Saturday, June 19, when he competes in the 50-meter freestyle at the US Swimming Olympic Trials at the Chi Health Center in Omaha. This week's Trials determines the team that will represent the USA at the Tokyo Summer Olympic games that begin on July 23. ​ A senior with the Profs, he qualified for the Olympic Trials with a time of 22.60 at the 2021 Greater Philadelphia Aquatic Club Spring Derby, making the Olympic Trials Wave II cut which stood... Read more →


ROWAN ALUM JESSE NOVAK ’17 COMPETES IN 100 METER FREESTYLE

AT USA SWIMMING OLYMPIC TRIALS OMAHA, NE – Rowan alum Jesse Novak ’17 competed in the 100 meter freestyle at the USA Swimming Olympic Trials at the Chi Health Center on June 16. Novak finished 38th overall with a time of 50.01 in heat seven of the eight prelim heats in wave II of the Olympic Trials. He qualified with a time of 49.18 and was seeded 18th out of 71 swimmers in the event. The wave II cut was 49.74. USA Swimming split the meet into two waves because of Covid restrictions. The first wave was June 4-7 and... Read more →


Rowan Seventh in the Final D3Baseball.com National Poll

GLASSBORO, NJ - The Rowan baseball team, which participated in the NCAA Division III College World Series, is ranked seventh in the final D3baseball.com national poll, which is the Profs’ highest ranking in the poll that began in 2010. The Profs, who ended the year with a 29-6 record, won the NCAA Marietta Regional championship, to make their sixth trip to the World Series and the first under head coach Mike Dickson. Rowan also captured the 17th NJAC Championship in its history and the second in three years. SEASON RECAP: • The Profs were well-recognized for their accomplishments this season... Read more →


ROWAN SPORTS: Dylan Regan Competes in 50-Meter Freestyle at USA Swimming Olympic Trials

OMAHA, NE – Rowan’s Dylan Regan competed in the 50-meter freestyle at the USA Swimming Olympic Trials at the Chi Health Center on June 7. Regan swam a time of 23.38 and was sixth in heat nine of the 50-meter freestyle. There were 12 heats in wave I of the Olympic Trials. He qualified for the USA Swimming Olympic Trials with a time of 22.98 at the 2021 Greater Philadelphia Aquatic Club Spring Derby on May 22. The qualifying time for the wave I cut was 23.19. USA Swimming split the meet into two waves because of Covid restrictions. The... Read more →


CNB SPORTS: Rowans Eli Atiya Named to NCAA Div. III World Series All Tournament Team

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - Rowan sophomore pitcher Eli Atiya has been named to the 2021 NCAA Division III College World Series All-Tournament Team as the Profs made their sixth all-time appearance in the championship. The lefthander from Cherry Hill, NJ (Cherry Hill West), pitched 7.1 innings in the Profs' 4-2 season-ending loss to SUNY Cortland, striking out six and walking only one batter. On the season, Atiya posted a 9-2 record and a team-high 72 strikeouts, while owning a 1.68 ERA. The loss to Cortland was his only one during the postseason. ​ Atiya was also recognized this season as... Read more →


Alabama Ends Rider’s Season

PHOTO GALLERY RUSTON, LA – Frank Doelling (Riverside, NJ/Riverside) pitched 6.1 strong innings and Kyle Johnson (Jackson, NJ/Jackson Memorial) and Sean McGeehan(Hamilton, NJ/Nottingham) had two hits each, but the Rider University baseball team was edged by Alabama, 3-1, in an elimination game at the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship Ruston Regional Saturday afternoon at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park. With the loss, the Broncs conclude their season at 23-18, while the Crimson Tide (32-25) moves on to face the loser of top-seeded Louisiana Tech and second-seeded North Carolina State. The Broncs immediately manufactured a run in the top... Read more →


Wheaton Knocks Rowan into Loser's Bracket

Rowan's baseball team was knocked into the double-elimination loser's bracket on Friday by Wheaton. The Profs play today, Saturday at 5:30pm. The photo was taken at Veterans Memorial Stadium, Cedar Rapids, IA CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – Wheaton (21-5) scored two runs in the first inning and never looked back as it handed Rowan a 6-0 defeat in the Profs’ first game of the NCAA Division III World Series at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Rowan (29-5) will next play on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. against the loser of the Salisbury-SUNY Cortland game, which is being played late Friday night. Wheaton jumped out... Read more →


Rowan Opens World Series Play Friday

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA - The seventh-ranked Rowan baseball team begins its bid for the national championship on Friday, June 4 when it faces Wheaton College in its opening game of the NCAA Division III World Series at 5:30 p.m. ET (4:30 p.m. CT), at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. It marks the Profs’ first appearance in the championship round since 2005 and the sixth in school history. Rowan (29-4) and Wheaton (20-5) will play in the third game of the day after the teams in Pool A face off. Washington U. St. Louis will... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: Kutztown University Dean's List

KUTZTOWN, PA (06/02/2021)-- Nearly 2,300 students have been named to the Spring 2021 Dean's List at Kutztown University. To be eligible for the Dean's List, an undergraduate student must be registered for at least 12 credits and have a minimum grade point average of 3.60. Kelly N Askins of Galloway, NJ (08205). Abigail K Begolly of Lumberton, NJ (08048). Garrett William Blesi of Shamong, NJ (08088). Emma N Bowers of Burlington, NJ (08016). Madison T Brzozowski of Mickleton, NJ (08056). Olivia E Buccilli of Mount Laurel, NJ (08054). Joseph M Carroll of Marlton, NJ (08053). Julia Anne Cook of Cape... Read more →


Rowan's Murphy, McIsaac, Atiya Named to Annual D3baseball.com All-American Team

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan’s Ryan Murphy (Reading, PA/Wilson), Ryan McIsaac (Millville, NJ/Millville) and Eli Atiya (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill) have been named to the 13th annual D3baseball.com All-America team, as the World-Series bound Profs joined a select list of players selected from more than 800 nominated. Murphy, a junior right fielder, was named the All-America Third Team in his first year with the Profs. One of Rowan’s top hitters all season, he is now batting .393 with team-highs of 35 RBI, a .693 slugging percentage and nine home runs, which includes two grand slams. He has also been named the... Read more →


Rowan Off To NCAA Division III World Series at Veterans Memorial Stadium

GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan baseball team begins its quest for the national championship on Friday, June 4 when it takes on Wheaton (MA) in the NCAA Division III World Series at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids, IA. First pitch is set for 5:30 p.m. Eastern (4:30 p.m. local). The winner of that game will advance to play on Saturday at 8:45 p.m. ET to meet the winner of the Salisbury vs. SUNY-Cortland contest. The Rowan-Wheaton (18-5) loser will face the Salisbury-SUNY loser on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. ET. Rowan (29-4), which won the Marietta Ohio Regional, is making... Read more →


Five Members of Rowan's Baseball Team Named to ABCA All-Region Team

GREENSBORO, NC - Five members of Rowan’s Regional Champion baseball team have been named to the 2021 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division III All-Mid-Atlantic Region team, with Eli Atiya, Ryan McIsaac and Ryan Murphy receiving first-team honors. Donald Zellman is a second-team selection while Zach Listro was named to the third team. The 2021 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. III All-Region teams and Regional Players of the Year have been announced in all eight regions. The teams are voted on by members of the American Baseball Coaches Association and the process is led by the ABCA NCAA Division III All-America Committee. ABCA/Rawlings All-Region first-team... Read more →


Rowan Wins Regional Championship Headed to Div. III College World Series

photo provided MARIETTA, OHIO - (May 30, 2021)--Jared Marks scored the winning run in the 10th inning on a ground out by Victor Cruz to give No.7 Rowan a 9-8 win over No. 4 Marietta (38-6) to capture the Marietta Regional Championship and send Rowan to the Division III College World Series for the first time since 2005. It marks the sixth Regional title in Rowan history, but the most recent since the Profs captured the Mid-Atlantic Region title in 2004 and 2005. Rowan (29-4) is headed to the NCAA Division III World Series to be held at Perfect Game... Read more →


Rowan One Game Away from NCAA Regionals

MARIETTA, OH (May 29, 2021)-- - Sophomore Eli Atiya pitched eight scoreless innings to help seventh-ranked Rowan defeat fourth-ranked Marietta, 2-0, in the NCAA Regionals, putting the Profs just one win away from the NCAA Division III World Series. Rowan will play the winner of the Marietta vs. Penn State Behrend game on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. and needs to win just one game to advance to the World Series in Cedar Rapids, IA. Atiya kept Marietta off the board, striking out five and not allowing any walks, while giving up just five hits. Senior closer Zach Listro entered in... Read more →


Johnson Wins Long Jump, 4x400 Meter Relay Takes 1st; Beasley 4x400 Meter Relay, Earns All-American

ROWAN FINISHES FOURTH GREENSBORO, NC – Rowan’s Ahmir Johnson won the long jump and the 4x400 meter relay took first place at the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships on Saturday, May 29 at the Irwin Belk Track Complex. Jah’mere Beasley and the 4x100 meter relay earned All-America. Rowan finished fourth in the team scoring with 41 points. The 4x400 meter relay of Amara Conte, Hunter Barbieri, Justin Bishop and Francis Terry ran a winning time of 3:11.81. The relay received 10 points and moved the Profs up to fourth in the team scoring past Wis.-La Crosse (39) after... Read more →


The Profs are 2-0 in the regional after Defeating St. John Fisher 6-3

MARIETTA, OHIO - Senior Nick Schooley drove in four runs and Ryan McIsaac had four hits to help No. 7 Rowan rally from a 2-0 deficit to defeat No. 17 St. John Fisher, 6-3, in the Profs' second game of the NCAA Regional at Pioneer Park. The Profs are 2-0 in the regional and will face the winner of the Marietta-North Carolina Wesleyan game on Saturday, with the time to be announced. Gloucestercitynews.net files Senior second baseman Alex Kokos had three hits in the game to tie the Rowan record for hits in a career (228), which he shares with... Read more →


ROWAN’S MCALEAVEY/LEBRON EARN ALL-AMERICA IN JAVELIN AT NCAA TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

GREENSBORO, NC – Rowan’s Dan McAleavey and Julio Lebron earned All-America in the javelin at the NCAA Track & Field Championships on Friday, May 28. The final day of the national championships is on Saturday, May 29 at the Irwin Belk Track Complex. McAleavey took second place with a throw of 206’ 6.5” (62.95 m) on his fifth attempt, which was a personal record. Lebron finished sixth and his best was on the sixth and final attempt. He threw the javelin 192’ 6” (58.67 m). The top eight finishers are All-Americans. At the 2019 NCAA Championships, McAleavey was All-American with... Read more →


ROWAN’S NOTARIANNI COMPETES IN 100 METER HURDLES AT NCAA TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

GREENSBORO, NC – Rowan’s Nicole Notarianni competed in the 100 meter hurdles at the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships on Friday, May 28 at the Irwin Belk Track Complex. Notarianni finished fifth in heat two with a time of 14.47 and was 14th overall. The top two in the three heats and the next best two advanced to the final on Saturday. Notarianni was ranked eighth among the 19 national qualifiers with a time of 14.20. This year, Notarianni was the 100 meter hurdles winner in six of eight meets. She won the conference championship in 14.66 and... Read more →


Potomac Square Dance

WEEKLY WASTEBASKET: The first full Biden budget proposal Budget & Tax | Weekly Wastebasket May 27, 2021 | President Biden’s first full year budget proposal is finally arriving. Normally administrations tout all their new priorities in their first budget. But the Fiscal Year 2022 request is coming when it is least likely to be seen, the Friday before Memorial Day. Perhaps that is because the president has already enacted or proposed $6 trillion in spending – dwarfing a roughly $1.5 trillion annual discretionary spending budget. Regardless, at Taxpayers for Common Sense we are budget watchdogs, so we’ll be reading and... Read more →


Boys & Girls Club of Camden County member to study at Rowan University in the fall

MHS Lift Awards Third-Annual College Scholarship to Camden Teen MHS Lift Scholarship Recipient Tamiah Williams, 18, of Camden, proudly displays a Rowan University sweatshirt she received in recognition of her full scholarship. Williams plans to study biology at Rowan University in the fall. Pictured: Brothers Brett Levin (left) and Andy Levin (far right) of MHS Lift, and Joseph Delgado, senior director of development, William G. Rohrer College of Business at Rowan University. PENNSAUKEN, NJ (May 26, 2021) - - MHS Lift, a national provider of warehousing and distribution solutions, recently revealed that 18-year-old Camden resident Tamiah Williams is the fourth... Read more →


Rowan Baseball Begins Quest for NCAA Division III Title; First Game Thursday 11AM

MARIETTA, OHIO - The seventh-ranked Rowan baseball team begins play in the NCAA Division III Regionals on Thursday, May 27 in the double-elimination tournament at Marietta College, which features three other Top 25 teams. The top-seeded Profs will take on sixth-seeded Penn State Behrend in the opening round at 11 a.m. at Don and Sue Schaly Field at Pioneer Park. WATCH | LISTEN (Rowan Radio) | LIVE STATS | GAME PROGRAM | TICKETS | REGIONAL BRACKET/SCHEDULE | ROWAN STATS The winner of this game will play on Friday at 2:30 p.m., with the loser of the game playing in an... Read more →


ROWAN MEN’S TRACK & FIELD TO COMPETE IN NORTH CAROLINA NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

GREENSBORO, NC – This week, the Rowan men’s track & field team travels to the NCAA Division III Championships on Thursday-Saturday, May 27-29 at the Irwin Belk Track Complex. The Profs’ qualifiers are Nana Agyemang (long jump, 4x100 meter relay), Ian Bain (discus), Jah’mere Beasley (100 meters, 200 meters, 4x100 meter relay, 4x400 meter relay), Justin Bishop (4x400 meter relay), Amara Conte (4x400 meter relay), Donovan Clement (4x100 meter relay), Ahmir Johnson (long jump, triple jump), Julio Lebron (javelin), Dan McAleavey (javelin), Julian Pratt (100 meters, 4x100 meter relay), Edgar Rosa (javelin) and Francis Terry (4x400 meter relay). The top... Read more →


ROWAN’S NOTARIANNI QUALIFIED FOR NCAA TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

GREENSBORO, NC – Rowan’s Nicole Notarianni will compete in the 100 meter hurdles at the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships on Thursday-Saturday, May 27-29 at the Irwin Belk Track Complex. The 100 meter hurdle prelims are scheduled on Friday, May 28 at 2:10 p.m. and the final is on Saturday, May 29 at 12:50 p.m. Notarianni is ranked eighth among the 19 qualifiers with a time of 14.20. Live Results - https://tf.deltatiming.com/ncaa/2021-ncaa-d3-outdoor-championships Live Video - https://www.ncaa.com/liveschedule/2021/05/27 NCAA Program - https://www.ncaa.com/gameprograms​ “I am so proud of Nicole and what she did this season,” stated head coach Derek “Ringo” Adamson.... Read more →


A Maryland's School District Taught Students Make America Great Again was White Supremacy

Washington, DC) Judicial Watch announced today it received 685 pages of heavily redacted records from Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) including documents related to their “Anti-racist system audit” and critical race theory classes. The documents, obtained under the Maryland Public Information Act, reveal that students of “Maryland’s Largest School District” who attended Thomas Pyle Middle School’s social justice class were taught that the phrase “Make America Great Again” was an example of “covert white supremacy.” The phrase is ranked on a pyramid just below “lynching,” “hate crimes,” “the N-word” and “racial slurs.” They were also taught that “white privilege” means... Read more →


BEASLEY, DIMIT AND TATE SELECTED FOR USTFCCCA REGIONAL AWARDS

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Jah’mere Beasley, Dustin Dimit and Norm Tate were selected for U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Regional Awards. The honors were announced on Tuesday, May 25. Beasley was chosen the Atlantic Region Track Athlete of the Year. Dimit was named the Atlantic Region’s Coach of the Year for the fifth time. This is Tate’s third Atlantic Region Assistant Coach of the Year selection. Beasley has qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 100 and 200 meter dashes and on the 4x100 and 4x400 meter relays. He is tied for second in Division... Read more →


COVID Q&A Vaccination Information Session at Townhall

Glassboro, NJ (May 25, 2021) – On Wednesday, May 26 at 3:00 PM, Acenda's Community Health Care Workers will be hosting a Q&A session about COVID-19 and vaccination information. This is an opportunity for community members to hear the latest information regarding the Covid-19 pandemic and vaccinations directly from New Jersey health professionals. This event is in partnership with David Vinokurov of the South Jersey Health Department, Dr. Washington of the Atlantic City Health Department, Nekia Love of Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, and Christine King of the Atlantic City Health Department. All families that attend will have the chance... Read more →


Rowan student-athletes received NJAC Weekly honors

Jah’mere Beasley and Eli Atiya and Victor Cruz PITMAN, NJ – A trio of Rowan student-athletes received NJAC Weekly honors for May 24 – Jah’mere Beasley of the men’s track & field team and Eli Atiya and Victor Cruz of the baseball team. All three were part of the NJAC champion teams in their sports and additionally, all will be headed to the NCAA Championships this week with their squads. Beasley (Camden, NJ) was named the Track Athlete of the Week for the fourth time this season. Running at Rowan’s Last Chance meet, the sophomore ran a 10.48 in the... Read more →


Rowan Baseball Headed to the NCAA Division III Regionals

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - The Rowan baseball team is headed to the NCAA Division III Regionals and has been named the top seed in the Marietta Ohio Region. The Profs will take on sixth-seeded Penn State-Behrend on Thursday, May 27 at 11 a.m. at Marietta College. The eighth-ranked Profs (26-4) won the NJAC Championship and received the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, and will make the 27th appearance in school history, and the first since 2019. Rowan is one of 42 conference champions to automatically qualify for the NCAA Tournament, while six teams earned at-large bids. Six teams will... Read more →


Roadrunners Women's Soccer Team Defeats Union County College to Win East District Title

Sophomore midfielder Leigh Swietanski was named offensive MVP and freshman back Victoria Hassett earned the defensive MVP award to lead the Roadunner women's soccer team to a 2-1 win over Union County College in the Region XIX East District Women's Soccer title game on Saturday. The championship was the second straight for Coach Megan Ruttler's squad, which also beat Union CC in the Fall 2019 title match. View Photo Highlights from Region XIX Championship Here Swietanski scored what proved to be the game winner when she tallied a goal early in the second half for a 2-0 RCSJ-Gloucester lead at... Read more →


Francine Conway named chancellor-provost of Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Francine Conway will be chancellor-provost of Rutgers University-New Brunswick, President Jonathan Holloway announced. This new position combines elements of the chancellor's portfolio with those of the provost's to establish a clear focus on academic excellence for students and faculty. Francine Conway will be chancellor-provost of Rutgers Universty-New Brunswick. Photo courtesy of Rutgers University. Conway, the New Brunswick provost since November 2020, will assume the position on July 1, following approval today of the three-year appointment by the Rutgers Board of Governors. Holloway said the new role will support and advance academically centered leadership in New Brunswick, Rutgers’ largest campus and... Read more →


Rowan Sweeps Paterson in Double-Header, Wins NJAC Baseball Championship

GLASSBORO, NJ - Top-seeded Rowan swept second-seeded William Paterson, 12-4 and 8-3, to tak the best-of-three series and win the 2021 NJAC Baseball Championship. It is the Profs' first title since 2018, and second under head coach Mike Dickson, and marks the 17th conference championship in the program's history. The Profs (26-4), ranked eighth in the nation, have earned the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament and will be making the 27th appearance in school history. The NCAA will announce the 2021 tournament field by midnight on Monday, May 23. Rowan used a six-run fifth inning to help pace... Read more →


College Track and Field:

Beasley Takes First 100 Meter Dash; Notarianni Wins Hurdles

BEASLEY TAKES FIRST 100 METER DASH AT ROWAN LAST CHANCE MEET GLASSBORO, NJ – Jah’mere Beasley won the 100 meter dash in 10.50 at the Rowan Last Chance Meet. In the prelims, he had a time of 10.48 which improved on his school record (10.60). Beasley’s time of 10.48 is tied for first in the 100 meter dash in Division III. The 4x100 meter relay of Julian Pratt, Donovan Clement, Beasley and Nana Agyemang ran a winning time of 41.43. In the 100 meter dash, Pratt came in third (10.63) and Clement was seventh (10.88). Pratt’s time is 15th in... Read more →


Ashley Lechliter, Erin Scioli and Julia Grlica Named to IWLCA All-Region teams

NORTHBOROUGH, MA - Rowan student-athletes Ashley Lechliter, Erin Scioli and Julia Grlica have been named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association All-Region teams for 2021 and are now eligible for the IWLCA All-American team to be announce in June. Lechliter and Scioli were chosen to the All-Boardwalk Region First Team with Grlica earning selection to the Second Team. It marks the first regional honors for all three players. Lechliter (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill West), a senior attack player, topped the team in scoring with a career-high 32 goals to go along with six assists. The team co-captain was named... Read more →


Rowan Senior Drew Ryback (Mantua, NJ/Clearview Regional) NJAC Pitcher of the Week

GLASSBORO, NJ - Senior Drew Ryback (Mantua, NJ/Clearview Regional) has been named the NJAC Pitcher of the Week for May 17 as he picked up a victory in the conference semifinal series to help top-seeded Rowan advance to the NJAC Championship series next weekend, May 21-22. It marks his second weekly honor of the season. The lefthander threw his second complete game of the year as the Profs came back from an early deficit and scored a 10-4 win over Kean in the first game of the NJAC Semifinals at Atlantic City’s Sandcastle Stadium. Ryback had four strikeouts in the... Read more →


Senior Tim Hutchison, Juniors Mike Husni, John Maldonado Rowan Football Tri-Captains

GLASSBORO, NJ - Senior Tim Hutchison and juniors Mike Husni and John Maldonado have been named the tri-captains of the Rowan football team for the 2021 season, which will mark the Profs' return to competition since the 2020 season was canceled due to the pandemic. Hutchison, a 6-1 linebacker, played in all 10 games for the Profs in 2019 and recorded 28 tackles, with 17 solo tackles. A Rowan Scholar-Athlete, he also posted one sack for 10 yards and had a pass break-up while notching six total tackles in games vs. Christopher Newport and the season-ending win over TCNJ. Husni,... Read more →


Top-Seeded Rowan Sweeps Kean; Advances to Conference Series

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (May 15, 2021)--- Drew Ryback threw a complete-game victory and Victor Cruz drove in four runs and scored two on the day as top-seeded Rowan swept fifth-seeded Kean in the semifinal series of the NJAC Baseball Championship Tournament, 10-4 and 7-1, at Sandcastle Stadium. The wins advance the ninth-ranked Profs to the conference championship series against William Paterson next weekend. Ryback (6-1), the NJAC Pitcher of the Year, recorded four strikeouts in the opener in tossing his third complete game of the season. Eli Atiya (7-1) earned the win in the second game as he struck out... Read more →


COLLEGE SPORTS : AUGUST, HAGUE, MACNAIR, ZANE NAMED TO THE NFCA ALL-REGION TEAMS

LOUISVILLE, KY – Rowan pitcher Emily August and catcher Korie Hague were selected to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) East All-Region first team while shortstop Payton MacNair and outfielder Morgan Zane were members of the second team. This year’s All-Region Teams were voted on by the NFCA member coaches in their respective regions. The eight regions had a total of 308 student-athletes from 134 schools chosen to the first, second and third teams. All honorees are eligible for the 2021 NFCA Division III All-America squads. August has a 14-3 pitching record with three saves and a 0.74 earned run... Read more →


ROWAN’S AGYEMANG, BEASLEY AND DIMIT CHOSEN FOR NJAC MEN’S TRACK MAJOR AWARDS;

PROFS RECEIVE ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS PITMAN, NJ – Rowan’s Nana Agyemang was named the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Thomas M. Gerrity Most Outstanding Athlete and Jah’mere Beasley was selected the Outstanding Track Athlete. Dimit was honored as the conference’s Bill Fritz Coach of the Year. The Profs earned 24 individual and two relay All-Conference honors. Julian Pratt (100 meters), Liam Davies (110 meter hurdles), Joe DeVito (400 meter hurdles), Ian Bain (discus), Agyemang (long jump), Beasley (200 meters) and the 4x100 and 4x400 meter relays were members of the NJAC All-Conference first team. Julio Lebron (decathlon), Justin Bishop (200 and... Read more →


ROWAN’S WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD EARNS NJAC ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS

PITMAN, NJ – The Rowan women’s track & field team had five individuals and two relays that were named to the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) All-Conference Team. Nicole Notarianni (100 meter hurdles) and Olivia Scattergood (hammer) earned NJAC All-Conference first team honors. Makayla Taylor (shot put), Robin Collura (800 meters), Kari DiTonno (high jump) and the 4x100 meter relay were members of the NJAC second team. Taylor (discus) and the 4x400 meter relay received All-Conference honorable mention. The All-Conference Team was determined by the NJAC Championships results on May 8. At the conference meet, Notarianni won the 100 meter... Read more →


College Softball: Kean Wins NJAC Semifinals, Beat Rowan 4-2 and 4-2

ROWAN #1 SOFTBALL UPSET BY #4 KEAN IN NJAC SEMIFINALS GLASSBORO, NJ – The top seed Rowan softball team was upset by #4 Kean University in the semifinals of the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Championship Tournament. The Cougars won the best of three series, 4-2 and 4-2. Kean (25-7) advances to the championship at #2 The College of New Jersey on Friday and Saturday, May 14 and 15. The final is a best of three series. TCNJ defeated #6 Stockton, 4-1 and 2-0 in the conference semifinals. Taryn DiGiacomo was the winning pitcher in both games. She totaled eight... Read more →


COLLEGE TRACK AND FIELD: Rowan Women's Team Take 3rd at NJAC Championship

SCATTERGOOD AND NOTARIANNI WIN CONFERENCE TITLES. MAHWAH, NJ – The Rowan women’s track & field team took third place at the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Championships. The meet was held at Ramapo College. Olivia Scattergood claimed the NJAC championship in the hammer throw with 160’ 7” (48.96 m), which improved on her school record of 158’ 8” (48.37 m). Nicole Notarianni won the 100 meter hurdles in 14.66. She was also the top finisher (14.98) in the prelims. Scattergood finished sixth (111’ 3”, 33.92 m) in the discus. Notarianni was ninth (27.04) in the 200 meters. The 4x100 meter... Read more →