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Rowan's Tyler Cannon Hits Two Home Runs in 9-5 Win over Immaculate; GCHS Alum

GLASSBORO, NJ- Senior Tyler Cannon (Clayton, NJ/Gloucester Catholic) slugged two home runs, one which was the 200th hit of his career, to lead #19 Rowan past Immaculata, 9-5, in non-conference baseball action this afternoon. The Profs are now 21-10 (7-7 NJAC) heading into the final four regular-season games. Cannon went 2-for-4, scoring three runs and driving in four. He hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning to give Rowan a 6-0 lead. That would be the milestone hit, the 200th in his three seasons with the Prof. He duplicated the effort in the sixth, with another two-run home run.... Read more →

Rowan Guard Marcellus Ross named the Co-Small College Player of the Year

CHERRY HILL, NJ - Rowan guard Marcellus Ross (Sicklerville, NJ/St. Joseph’s Hammonton) was named the Co-Small College Player of the Year by the Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club of South Jersey and received the honor during the organization annual awards banquet on April 16th. Dominic Dunn of Widener shared the honor with Ross. The senior was selected to the All-Conference Second Team this year, marking his third consecutive selection to the All-NJAC Team. Ross recorded 20 or more points in 10 of Rowan’s 27 games this season, while averaging a career-high 18.7 points per game. He topped the conference in... Read more →

Rutgers Names Commencement Speaker

Freeman Hrabowski III, a renowned educator, mathematician and president emeritus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, will be awarded an honorary doctor of letters degree when he addresses graduates at the 258th anniversary commencement of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Health on May 12, 2024, the Rutgers Board of Governors approved today. Freeman Hrabowski III The board also approved an honorary doctor of letters degree for Rutgers alumnus Jelani Cobb, dean of the Columbia Journalism School and an award-winning author; an honorary doctor of laws degree for William Best, chair of the Rutgers Board of Governors and senior vice... Read more →

Rowan Defeats York 6-5 in Non-Conference Baseball Today

GLASSBORO, NJ – Chris Serrano and Karson Harcourt had key hits and Dylan Maria drove in the winning run as #20 Rowan defeated York (Pa.), 6-5, in non-conference baseball action today, with the Profs improving to 17-9 on the year. Phil Sedalis went 3-for-5 with two runs scored with Jason Morgan and Nick Struble chipping in two hits each. Serrano drove in two runs as did Maria, with the Profs totaling four doubles in the game. Freshman Nick Cugino (1-0) earned his first victory as a Prof in 2.1 innings of work with Sean Colbert picking up his team-best third... Read more →

Rowan Wins Second Straight, now 15-8 and 3-5 in Conference

CAMDEN, NJ – Jason Morgan and Pat Defeciani each homered, and Tyler Cannon and Karson Harcourt had three hits each as #18 Rowan held off a late rally by Rutgers-Camden to take a 9-8 win in the second game of the NJAC baseball series. Rowan wins its second straight to improve to 15-8 and 3-5 in the conference. Morgan and Defeciani each homered for the second straight game to lead the way, with Defeciani picking up three RBI. Cannon was 3-for-5 while Dylan Maria had two hits as the Profs recorded 14 hits to build up a 9-4 lead in... Read more →

Rowan's Head Football Coach Stepping Down

Jay Accorsi Announces Retirement as Rowan Head Football Coach After 22 Seasons of Leading the Profs GLASSBORO, NJ (April 12, 2024)--– Jay Accorsi, the Rowan University football program’s all-time leader in victories, has announced his retirement as head football coach after 22 seasons at the helm. The longest-tenured head coach in the program’s history, Accorsi leaves after a total of 30 years of service to the University. Accorsi’s head coaching record in 22 years stands at 143-78 with seven shared or outright NJAC titles and seven appearances in the NCAA Division III Championships. The Profs made four straight NCAA Playoff... Read more →

Getting back into sport and looking after my diet

"It's decided; I'm going back to sport! That's a good thing. It's worth remembering that a sedentary lifestyle is a scourge of modern times. We are far too static. The body and mind are never relieved, and we create tensions. The natural massage of movement no longer stimulates our organs. The body becomes numb and rigid. That's why we've decided to give you as much advice as possible on how to get back into exercise in the best possible conditions. Because sport is movement. And movement is life. After your sports session, you can also use CBD oil to relax... Read more →

CNU Over Rowan Lacrosse; Prof's Molly Green Scores 5 Goals

GLASSBORO, NJ – Nineteenth-ranked Christopher Newport scored nine goals in the second quarter to break away for a 19-11 win over Rowan in women’s lacrosse action on a blustery day. The loss ruined a five-goal performance from Rowan junior Molly Green. It was a career-high in goals for Green while Rowan (3-8) also got two goals apiece from Elaina Corson and Alexis Lowry, while Fiona Lockhart chipped in with one. The teams played a low-scoring first quarter, 1-1, with Calista Burke netting first goal of the game, before Christopher Newport (10-4) outscored the Profs, 9-5, in the second quarter. CNU’s... Read more →

Rowan Women's Lacrosse Over Clarkson, 18-4

SPARKS, MD (March 18, 2024)-- – Elaina Corson and Calista Burke had four goals apiece as Rowan rolled to an 18-4 win over Clarkson in women’s lacrosse action today played on USA Lacrosse’s Tierney Field. The Profs snap a four-game losing streak and had Clarkson (4-1) its first loss to improve to 3-4 on the year. Molly Green and freshman Alexis Lowry added three goals each and Hannah Lombardo, Fiona Lockhart and Yasmin Harris had a goal each. Trish Gillen handed out a game-high three assists for Rowan. Mel Rodgers made 10 saves in goal for the Profs and registered... Read more →

Rowan's Cannon Hit 3 Run Homer; Final 15-7

SANFORD, FL - Tyler Cannon hit a three-run homer to key a six-run seventh inning, while Jason Morgan went 4-for-5 at the plate, as #16 Rowan rallied for a 15-7 win over St. John Fisher at historic Sanford Memorial Stadium, as part of the RussMatt Invitational. The win is Rowan's third on the trip as it improves to 4-1. Morgan was 4-for-5 with three runs scored a double and an RBI and Cannon was 2-for-4 with three runs and four RBI. Phil Sedalis went 3-for-4 with two runs, two RBI and three stolen bases and Dylan Maria had two hits,... Read more →

Rowan Baseball Over Saint Vincent, 11-1 at the Russ Matt Invitational in Florida

DAVENPORT, FL - Dylan Maria hit three home runs and Anthony Schooley had four RBI to lead #16 Rowan to an 11-1 win over Saint Vincent (0-5) in play this morning at the RussMatt Invitational. Junior Thomas Sullivan recorded the first victory of his career as he pitched six scoreless innings in the game that ended in the eighth with the 10-run rule in effect. Schooley had four RBI to lead #16 Rowan to an 11-1 win over Saint Vincent (0-5) in play this morning at the RussMatt Invitational. Junior Thomas Sullivan recorded the first victory of his career as... Read more →


GLASSBORO, NJ (MARCH 7, 2024)(CNBNEWS)--THE GLASSBORO POLICE DEPARTMENT is seeking the public's help in identifying the individual in this Fox29 video. On March 5, 2024, the man walked into the local Heritage Deli and dunked his head in the large bucket of pickles; as such, the store had to throw them away. If you can identify this person call the Glassboro Police at 856-881-1500 or email [email protected]. The Fox29 news video has more information. submitted by G. Devine Read more →

Ross Scores 31 Points, Leads Rowan Over Catholic, Advances to Sweet 16

WASHINGTON, DC – Marcellus Ross scored a game-high 31 points to lead Rowan to an 89-85 upset of #14 Catholic in the Second Round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Championship played at the DuFour Center to advance the Profs to their second straight Sweet 16. Rowan (21-7) will meet the winner of the game between top-ranked Hampden-Sydney vs. Farmingdale State in the third round on March 8. Ross made six three-pointers in the game and grabbed seven rebounds while notching his fourth 30-plus point game of the year. Khalif Meares made 9-of-16 field goals to score 23 points... Read more →

Rowan Advances to the Second Round

WASHINGTON, DC – Ja’Zere Noel had 22 points and Khalif Meares scored 20 as Rowan overcame a double-digit deficit to defeat Carnegie Mellon, 81-69, in the first round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Championship, held at Catholic University. The Profs (20-7) advance to play #14 Catholic on Saturday at 5:45 p.m. Noel, who had 14 first-half points, grabbed eight rebounds and Meares grabbed five steals as Rowan forced the Tartans into 21 turnovers. Marcellus Ross scored 13 points to lead the effort. Carnegie Mellon (16-10) built upon a 43-38 halftime to lead to go up by 11, 61-50,... Read more →

Rowan's Earns Berth to 2024 NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Championship

GLASSBORO – The Rowan men’s basketball team has earned an at-large berth to the 2024 NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Championship and will face Carnegie Mellon (18-6) in the first round on Friday, March 1, with Catholic University serving as the host. Tip-off is 3:15 p.m. at the DuFour Center. Catholic (23-4) will take on Worcester State (18-9) in Friday’s other game at 5:45 p.m. with the winners meeting on Saturday’s Second Round , which is set for 5:45 p.m. Rowan, 19-7, captured its second straight NJAC regular-season title with a 13-5 conference mark, but was eliminated in the semifinals... Read more →

Rowan U's GRACE FENTON of Gcity, Selected to NFHCA National Academic Squad

CORRECTION! GLASSBORO, NJ - The nationally-ranked Rowan field hockey team was well-represented in the academic honors that were announced by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA). The Profs had 16 student-athletes named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad, with five of them being named NFHCA Grace Fenton (Jr.), Gloucester City Scholars of Distinction. Selected as NFHCA Division III Scholars of Distinction, which honors those achieving a grade-point average of 3.9 or higher through the Fall semester, were juniors Erin Flynn and Madison Murray, sophomore Sidney Pavlishin and freshmen Lindsey Renshaw and Mari Tirado. The NFHCA National Academic Squad recognizes... Read more →

Fifth-Seeded TCNJ Over Top-Seeded Rowan

GLASSBORO, NJ - Top-seeded Rowan couldn’t overcome fifth-seeded TCNJ as the Profs fell in the semifinals of the 2024 NJAC Men’s Basketball Championship, 79-73. The defending champion Profs (19-7) will now await a possible at-large selection to the NCAA Tournament, which will be announced on Monday. TCNJ moves on to play second-seeded Stockton in the conference title game on Saturday, as the Ospreys defeated Montclair State, 91-77. Nick Koch (25 points) and Matthew Okurie (21 points) led the Lions (18-8). Khalif Meares, the league’s Co-Defensive Player of the Year, had 21 points to lead the Profs, with NJAC Player of... Read more →

Rowan Clinched NJAC Mens Basketball Title

MONTCLAIR, NJ (Feb. 14, 2024)(CNBNews)--– Rowan clinched its second straight NJAC men’s basketball regular-season title despite falling to Montclair State, 113-110, in double overtime in the final game of the regular season. The #21 Profs (19-6) have earned the top seed and a bye in the 2024 NJAC Championship and will host a semifinal game on Wednesday, February 21st at 7 p.m. in Esby Gym. Rowan finished the regular season with a 13-5 mark in the conference and despite the loss, was helped by second-place Stockton falling to Kean, 72-56, this evening. Marcellus Ross scored a team-high 31 points, hitting... Read more →

Rowan's Savanna Holt First Career Double-Double

NEWARK, NJ- - Savanna Holt scored 10 points and grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds to notch her first career double-double as Rowan knocked off Rutgers-Newark, 65-49, in New Jersey Athletic Conference women's basketball action on Saturday afternoon. Rowan evens its record to 12-12 overall and improves to 9-8 in the conference with one game to go in the regular season. The Profs placed four players in double figures led by Kate Herlihy with 16 points while nine of Holt's 10 points came from three made three-pointers. Jess McLaughlin also contributed 11 points and Nicole Mallard added 10 points as she... Read more →

CONGRATULATIONS: Rowan's Cavicchio and DiDonato Named to NFHCA All-America Team

GENEVA, NY – Rowan’s Julia Cavicchio and Vanessa DiDonato have been named to the 2023 NFHCA All-American Team, with Cavicchio receiving selection to the first team and DiDonato being named to the second team. The Profs are among 48 athletes from Division III as chosen by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association. Cavicchio (Medford, NJ/Shawnee) is named an All-American for the first time in her career, after being named to the All-Region IV First Team for the second year in a row. The junior back was also tabbed as the 2023 NJAC Defensive Player of the Year and received her... Read more →

Ramapo Rallied Late to Pickup a 110-106 Overtime Win over Rowan

MAHWAH, NJ – Ja’Zere Noel scored a career-high 37 points and Marcellus Ross had a personal best 30, but it wasn’t enough as Ramapo rallied late to pick up a 110-106 overtime win over Rowan in an NJAC men’s basketball matchup. Noel connected on 15-of-23 (65.2 percent) from the field and was 5-of-7 from three-point range. Ross tied the school record with nine three-pointers made, as he made 9-of-11 from the arc, while going 10-for-14 (71.4 percent) from the field. Josh Wright came off the bench to score 10 points and Jamir Spivey grabbed a team-high eight rebounds. Ramapo closed... Read more →

Kate Herlihy Scores Career High 22 Points as Rowan Rolls Over Rutgers-Camden

GLASSBORO, NJ – Junior Kate Herlihy poured in a career-high 22 points to help Rowan roll to an 81-52 win over Rutgers-Camden in an NJAC women's basketball contest at Esby Gym, as the Profs improved to 6-3, and 3-1 in the conference. Herlihy connected on 10 of 19 shots from the field in 22 minutes of action. Eliana Santana scored 10 points on 4-for-8 shooting while Jess McLaughlin tallied 10 with three three-pointers. Rowan led in the early going, holding a 17-12 advantage at the end of the first quarter, but broke things open in the second. The Profs started... Read more →

Rowan's Meares and Ross Lead Team to Win

GLASSBORO, NJ – Khalif Meares scored a season-high 28 points as Rowan broke open the game in the second half en route to an 80-57 win over Rutgers-Camden in NJAC men's basketball action at Esby Gym. It was the Profs' second straight win as they improved to 6-3 and 2-2 in the league. Meares, the nation's leader in steals per game with a 4.9 average, picked up seven more in the win while he notched his fourth straight game scoring 20-plus points. Ja'Zere Noel had 18 points and 10 rebounds for his ninth double-double of the season, and Marcellus Ross... Read more →

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 →