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

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

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

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

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

PENNSAUKEN, NJ (June 30, 2022) – MHS Lift, a national provider of warehousing and distribution solutions, recently announced that two Camden residents are the 2022 recipients of the company’s MHS Lift Scholarship Fund, a full scholarship to Rowan University. Sisters Emani Baines, 23, and Essence Holman, 19, will both start at Rowan in the fall. Established in 2019 by Andy and Brett Levin, brothers and co-owners of MHS Lift, the MHS Lift Scholarship Fund, in partnership with Rowan University, is awarded to Camden students who are active members of the Boys & Girls Club of Camden County (BGCCC) and have... Read more →

Rowan's Morgan Zane and Emily August Receive Alcolades

PHILADELPHIA -- Morgan Zane scored the 2022 PhillySIDA Academic All-Area Softball Performer of the Year award, joining teammate Emily August on the PhillySIDA Academic All-Area team announced on Thursday. The team is voted on by the sports information offices of 30 institutions from the Philadelphia metropolitan area. In order for a student-athlete to be eligible for Academic All-Area honors, he/she must be in at least their second year at the institution and hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 or better. Zane was a College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America in 2022 as well as a... Read more →

Rowan Field Hockey Standouts Honored

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan field hockey standouts Abby Hainsworth (Williamstown, NJ/Williamstown) and Kristiina Castagnola (Voorhees, NJ/Eastern) ​have been named to the 2022 Academic All-America® Division III Women’s At-Large Team, as voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Hainsworth was chosen to the Second Team with Castagnola earning Third-Team honors. The duo, who helped Rowan to the NCAA Semifinals and a final national ranking of fourth, become the second and third all-time honorees from the Profs’ field hockey program as Casey Wagner earned Second-Team honors in 2020. Hainsworth, a junior mechanical engineering major, received the prestigious NCAA... Read more →

Rowan Athletics Honored

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan Athletics honored its finest at the annual All-American Awards Banquet recognizing the student-athletes who received All-American or Academic All-American honors in 2021-22, while also handing out special awards to highlight athletic and academic achievements. Gianna Rusk (women's lacrosse) and John Maldonado (football) received the Joy Solomen Leadership Award, recognizing strong leadership qualities and exhibit dedication and passion to Rowan Athletics. Rusk (Westmont, NJ/Haddon Two) was the anchor of Rowan's defense this year and was named to the IWLCA All-Boardwalk Region Second Team while earning All-NJAC First Team honors for the first time in her career. The... Read more →

Rowan Athletics Wins NJAC Cup For 4th Time

PRINCETON, NJ – Rowan University Athletics was awarded the 2021-22 NJAC Cup, the league's all-sport award recognizing overall success in competition during the year. It marks the fourth time in the five years that the NJAC Cup has been awarded that Rowan has captured the trophy. The Profs earned the regular-season crowns in field hockey, volleyball, baseball, softball, men's swimming & diving and women's swimming & diving, and won the NJAC Championship meets in men's indoor track & field and men's outdoor track & field. Rowan also finished second in the standings in men's basketball and baseball and had third-place... Read more →

PROF'S Atiya Named ABCA Pitcher of the Year; Joined on ABCA All-Region Team by Murphy and Schooley

GREENSBORO, NC – Rowan junior Eli Atiya has been chosen as the ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. III All-Region Pitcher of the Year, as voted on by the members of the American Baseball Coaches Association. Atiya was also named to the ABCA/Rawlings All-Region 4 First Team, along with Profs’ rightfielder Ryan Murphy, while third baseman Anthony Schooley was chosen to the All-Region Third Team. SPORTS INFORMATION Atiya (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill West) was also honored this season as the NJAC Co-Pitcher of the Year and as the D3baseball.com Region 4 Pitcher of the Year. The lefthander had also been named to the... Read more →

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

Joined on the All-Region First Team by Ryan Murphy GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan’s Eli Atiya was named the D3baseball.com Region 4 Pitcher of the Year and was joined on the All-Region First Team by right-fielder Ryan Murphy, as the annual teams were named. Both Profs are now eligible for D3baseball.com All-America honors, which will be announced on June 1. Atiya (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill West) was the ace of the staff for the nationally-ranked Profs this season, recording 69 strikeouts in 79.1 innings pitched while opponents batted just .223 against him. He owned an ERA of 2.38, starting 12 games.... Read more →

Rowan Men's Track & Field 2022 NCAA Championship Recap

GENEVA, OHIO -- Rowan had a bevy of competitors at the 2022 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships that began on Thursday and concluded on Saturday. The three-day meet was held at the SPIRE Institute hosted by the University of Mount Union. The men’s team brought home nine All-Americans along with two national runner-ups and a school record. Here’s a quick breakdown: All-Americans Greg Poloso, Javelin (Third place) Dan McAleavey, Javelin (Eighth place) Ahmir Johnson, Triple Jump (Second place) Nana Agyemang, Triple Jump (Fifth place) Jah’mere Beasley, 200 meters (Sixth place) 4x400 relay team of Agyemang, Beasley, John... Read more →

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

MANSFIELD, CT - #10 Rowan battled the nation’s top-ranked team through 13 innings, but fell to Eastern Connecticut State, 7-6, in the NCAA Baseball Willimantic Super Regional to deny the Profs their second consecutive trip to the NCAA Division III World Series. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic Eastern Connecticut State (44-3) loaded the bases in the top of the 13th and scored the winning run when Ryan Bagdasarian was hit by a pitch. The resilient Profs fought back from two deficits and tied the game in the seventh inning, where it remained at 6-6 until the top of the 13th. ECSU reliever Billy... Read more →

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

MANSFIELD, CT – Top-ranked Eastern Connecticut State defeated #10 Rowan, 6-1, in the first of a three-game series at the NCAA Baseball Willimantic Super Regional at the Eastern Baseball Stadium. Due to the forecast of storms for Saturday, the second game will be played on Sunday, May 29 beginning at 11 a.m., with a third game to follow if necessary. The winner of this regional punches a ticket to the Division III World Series in Cedar Rapids, IA, from June 3-8. Rowan (33-9) had 11 hits in the game, but stranded 13 runners, and trailed 6-0 before getting on the... Read more →


WILLIMANTIC, CT – Tenth-ranked Rowan (33-8) visits top-ranked Eastern Connecticut State (42-3) in the NCAA Baseball Super Regional this weekend, with a trip to the NCAA Division III World Series on the line. The Profs and Warriors will face off in a three-game series beginning at noon on Friday, May 27 at the Eastern Baseball Stadium, (image below)continuing on Saturday, May 28 at 11 a.m., with a third game to follow on Saturday, if necessary. The Profs earned a spot in the Super Regional when they won three games last weekend at the NCAA Baseball Annville (PA) Regional. Rowan defeated... Read more →

Rowan's Morgan Zane Named All American

LOUISVILLE, KY -- Morgan Zane was named All American by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association on Tuesday as the senior was named to the third team. NFCA ALL-AMERICAN TEAMS The 2022 NFCA All American list has a total of 54 student-athletes honored. The teams are voted on by a committee of NFCA member coaches representing the NCAA's 10 regions. They select 18 players for each of three teams, unless there is a tie for a third-team slot, in which case the tied players are both awarded honors. All players recognized as All-Region players were eligible for All-America recognition. Zane becomes... Read more →

Rowan Wins Annville Regional Advances to Super Regionals Next Weekend

see video below ANNVILLE, PA – Michael Miles threw a three-hit complete-game shutout as #10 Rowan defeated #24 Washington & Jefferson, 9-0, to win the NCAA Baseball Annville Regional at Lebanon Valley's McGill Field. Rowan advances to next weekend's Super Regionals and will face top-ranked and Rochester Regional champion Eastern Connecticut State on May 27 and 28. The site for the regional will be announced later this evening. Hunter Wroniuk drove in the Profs' first run in the second inning when he laid down a squeeze bunt to score Anthony Schooley. Eric DiDomenico followed with a two-run home run, his... Read more →

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

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

Rowan Takes Opening Game of Tournament

Rowan Baseball Defeats Mitchell, 7-1, to Open NCAA Regionals ANNVILLE, PA - Hunter Wroniuk went 3-for-4 and Eli Atiya earned his eighth win to lead #10 Rowan to a 7-1 win over Mitchell, in the opening game of the NCAA Baseball Annville Regional, hosted by Lebanon Valley College. The Profs (31-8) advance to Saturday’s winners bracket game scheduled for noon against either #24 Washington & Jefferson or Lebanon Valley. Atiya threw eight strong innings, and struck out six to up his season record to 8-0. Christian Bascunan entered the game in the ninth and closed out the win as he... Read more →

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

NORTHBOROUGH, MA – Rowan's Molly Green has been named to the 2022 IWLCA All-Boardwalk Region First Team, with teammates Elise Cohan and Gianna Rusk being selected to the All-Region Second Team, as announced today. The IWLCA has honored 272 student-athletes in Division III with a selection to one of the All-Region teams and these student-athletes are now eligible to be named to a national IWLCA All-American team, which will be announced on May 26. - ALL-REGION TEAMS Green (Mullica Hill, NJ/Clearview Regional) becomes just the second freshman in Rowan history to earn All-Region honors and is the first Prof to... Read more →

Five Rowan Softball Players to Division III All-Region Teams

LOUISVILLE, KY – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association released its Division III All-Region Teams which features five Profs among its ranks. SPORTS Earning Region IV First-Team honors are Emily August, Cat Thomas, and Morgan Zane. On the second team is McKenzie Melvin while Korie Hague earns a spot on the third team. CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE LIST Zane earns her third all-region honor, her second-straight first-team selection after a second-team nod in 2019. Other two-time recipients include August, who also claimed her second-straight first-team pick, and Hague, who was a first-team honoree last season. Thomas and Melvin are honored for... Read more →


MEDFORD, MA -- #17 Rowan had its run through the NCAA Regional Tournament come to an end as Tufts used a walk-off sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth to knock the Profs out of the postseason in a 3-2 defeat in the championship series on Sunday. Rowan needed a win to force a winner-take-all second game to decide who advances to the super regional round. Emily August, Cat Thomas, and McKenzie Melvin were selected to the all-regional tournament team. August labored through 7.1 innings, scattering three runs (one earned) on seven hits with four walks (two intentional) and... Read more →

Rowan Wins First Round of NCAA Softball Regional Tournament

MEDFORD, MA -- #19 Rowan took down Cabrini, 8-1, in its NCAA Regional Tournament opener on Friday hosted by Tufts. Morgan Zane went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI's while starter Emily August fanned six while allowing one run on six hits. The Profs will move on to play the host Jumbos tomorrow at noon. Tufts defeated Muhlenberg, 4-1, in the day's first game. The Cavaliers and Mules will play in an elimination game at 2:30 p.m. Rowan reached base with a season-high nine walks. Payton MacNair walked three times and which was a career best and scored twice. Liz... Read more →

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

CNB SPORTS NEWS Rowan Softball Earns Top Seed in NCAA Regional at Tufts; Profs to Open Play vs Cabrini INDIANAPOLIS, IN - The 19th-ranked Rowan softball team will take on Cabrini to open play in the 2022 NCAA Division III Softball Championship, as the top-seeded Profs will take part in the Medford, Massachusetts Regional hosted by Tufts University from May 13-15. Rowan (33-8) will face Cabrini (21-10) on Friday, May 13 at 4:30 p.m. following the game between Tufts (33-9) and Muhlenberg (22-20) at 2 p.m. The winner of the double-elimination regional will advance to the Super Regionals on May... Read more →

Rowan Student-Athletes Honored by NJAC

PITMAN, NJ – Rowan's Eli Atiya has been named the NJAC Baseball Co-Pitcher of the Year in voting by the league's coaches and is joined on the All-NJAC First Team by teammates Chris Curcio and Ryan Murphy. Additionally, Patrick Defeciani was named to the All-Conference Second Team while Tyler Cannon and Hunter Wroniuk were Third-Team selections. Atiya (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill West) is the second consecutive Prof to be named the league's top pitcher and he also receives his second nod to the First Team. The lefthander led the conference in ERA (1.17) with a 7-0 record in nine starts... Read more →

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

GLASSBORO, NJ -- #19 Rowan won 8-0 in five innings over Montclair State in the opening round of the 2022 NJAC Softball Tournament on Tuesday. The top-seeded Profs will now take on Ramapo on Friday at 4 p.m. as the double-elimination tournament shifts to Kean University through the weekend. CNBNewsnet SPORTS Korie Hague was 3-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs. Morgan Zane, Breanna Bryant and McKenzie Melvin each added two hits as the team racked up 11 hits on the day. Melvin added a solo home run as well. Emily August held the sixth-seeded Red Hawks in check, yielding... Read more →


GLASSBORO, NJ – Sixth-seeded Ramapo outslugged top-seeded Rowan, 16-13, in the opening round of the NJAC Baseball Championship, as the teams combined for seven home runs. Rowan (30-7), which is ranked fourth in this week’s poll for the highest of the season, has its nine-game winning streak come to an end. The Profs will now play TCNJ at noon on Friday, May 5, as the double-elimination tournament continues at Kean University. In a game that saw the teams trade leads, Ramapo (16-22-1) scored 13 runs in the final five innings to earn the win. For Rowan, Ryan Murphy was 5-for-6... Read more →

COLLEGE BASEBALL; Rowan Faces Ramapo Tuesday at Home

GLASSBORO, NJ - The seventh-ranked Rowan baseball team will open defense of its conference championship at home on Tuesday, May 2, when the top-seeded Profs play sixth-seeded Ramapo (15-22-1) at 3:30 p.m. Rowan earned its third consecutive regular-season title when it swept Kean (4-3, 8-7) in this past Saturday’s regular-season finale. The Profs have won nine in a row and are 30-6 overall, while finishing conference play with a 16-2 mark. Ticket prices are $5 for adults and $2 for children, students and senior citizens. There are no complimentary tickets for NJAC Championships. After Tuesday’s opening games, play in the... Read more →


A Salute to Each and Every Teacher Across the Nation

This year the National Year of the Teacher and National Teacher Appreciation Day is May 2-6 and May 3, 2022. In 1986 President Ronald Reagan captured the significance that teachers have on each of us in the following proclamation honoring teachers across the United States. December 22, 1986 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation When Henry Adams wrote, "A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops," he expressed a sentiment that any student could share. Teachers help us learn to read, to write, and to count-and how to study. By word... Read more →

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

GLASSBORO, NJ - Trip McCaffrey and Hunter Wroniuk each went 3-for-4 and Ryan Mostrangeli drove in three runs as Rowan fought back to score a 10-6 win over Stockton in NJAC baseball action today in windy conditions. Rowan extends its winning streak to six and improves to 27-6 on the year and 13-2 in the conference. Rowan scored six runs in the seventh inning to overcome a 6-4 deficit and earn the victory. Tyler Cannon, Chris Curcio and Patrick Defeciani each had RBI singles, while Mostrangeli delivered the big hit, with a three-run double. McCaffrey and Wroniuk each had two... Read more →

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

PITMAN, NJ -- A total of four Rowan student-athletes were awarded accolades from the New Jersey Athletic Conference in its weekly awards. Ahmir Johnson was named the NJAC Men's Outdoor Track & Field Field Athlete of the Week, Ashley Lechliter was chosen the NJAC Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week, Molly Green captured the NJAC Women's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week, and Marco Mannino was selected the NJAC Baseball Rookie of the Week. At the Morgan State Legacy Meet this weekend, Johnson hit the top mark in Division III (15.00 meters) in winning the triple jump. It is the second... Read more →

College Lacrosse: Profs Continue Winning Streak

GLASSBORO, NJ – Elise Cohan scored six goals and handed out two assists, while Ashley Lechliter recorded four goals and three assists, to lead Rowan (8-7; 4-1) to a 20-13 win over Stockton in NJAC women’s lacrosse action. The Profs, winners of four in a row, have scored 20-plus goals in the four games and have outscored their opponents, 81-24. Cohan’s total of eight points was one shy of her career high and freshman Molly Green scored twice and added three assists while Julianna Corson had three goals and an assist. Jamie Cutrera scored one goal and added three assists,... Read more →

COLLEGE BASEBALL: Rowan Sweeps Rutgers-Newark

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

College Baseball: Rowan Over Rutgers-Camden 2-1

CAMDEN, NJ – Ryan Murphy accounted for both runs, as #7 Rowan scored a 2-1 victory at Rutgers-Camden, in NJAC baseball action this afternoon, and Ryan Mostrangeli drove in the winning run. Profs' lefthander Eli Atiya went eight innings, striking out eight, to earn his seventh victory of the year as Rowan improves to 23-6 (9-2 NJAC). Murphy hit his team-high eighth home run in the third inning, a solo shot, to give the Profs a 1-0 lead. It was his second game in a row with a homer. Rutgers-Camden (17-15; 4-7), which outhit the Profs, 9-6, tied it up... Read more →

ROWAN LACROSSE : Cohan Scores five goals, Lechliter Nets Her 100th; Profs Dominate Rutgers-Camden 

CAMDEN CITY, NJ – Elise Cohan tallied five goals and Ashley Lechliter netted the 100th of her career as the Rowan women’s lacrosse team dominated Rutgers-Camden, 20-3, in NJAC action today. It marks the second straight win for the Profs, improving them to 6-7 and 2-1 in the conference. Lechliter (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill West) now has 101 goals in her career in 63 career games at Rowan. Jamie Cutrera also scored three goals while Julianna Corson and Molly Green each had three goals and an assist. Erin Renshaw added two goals, with Calista Burke scoring one, while Sophia Schiavo... Read more →

NJAC Honors Six Rowan Student Athletes

GLASSBORO, NJ -- The New Jersey Athletic Conference announced its weekly awards that features five Rowan student-athletes among its ranks. Nicole Notarianni was named the NJAC Women's Outdoor Track & Field Track Athlete of the Week with teammate Nevaeh Lorjuste selected as the NJAC Rookie of the Week. Jason Tomaino captured the NJAC Men's Outdoor Track & Field Rookie of the Week. Ryan Mostrangeli was chosen as the NJAC Baseball Player of the Week. Lastly, Molly Green earned NJAC Women's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week honors as well. Notarianni, who was named the track athlete of the week for the... Read more →

"Get In The Game (GITG). Save a Life. Be The Match" Registry Drive on Wednesday

GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan University football team will hold its annual donor registry drive as part of the "Get In The Game (GITG). Save a Life. Be The Match" Registry Drive on Wednesday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the University's Chamberlain Student Center (second floor). This marks the 14th year that the Profs have partnered with the Andy Talley Bone Marrow Foundation and Be The Match, which aims to add potential donors to the Be the Match Registry. Rowan is one of nearly 200 college and university football teams helping to save lives through the... Read more →

Rowan Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Ramapo

GLASSBORO, NJ – #7 Rowan baseball split a doubleheader with Ramapo, rallying to win the first game, 3-2, and falling in the second game, 14-7. The split moves the Profs' record to 21-6 and 7-2 in the league. GAME 1 Ryan Mostrangeli scored the tying run and Chris Curcio drove home the winning run as the Profs fought back to defeat Ramapo, 3-2, in the first game. It was a pitchers' duel through seven innings between Rowan's Jason O'Neill and Ramapo's James Garthaffner. The Profs only managed two hits off Garthaffner, while he struck out nine, and O'Neill had six... Read more →

Rowan Softball IS Back! Winning Both NJAC Games Against Montclair Today; Return To Action on Tuesday

GLASSBORO, NJ -- #16 Rowan took down Montclair State in a NJAC Doubleheader winning both games on Saturday with an identical 3-0 score in each contest. Game one Emily August notched her third game this season and fourth in her career with 10 or more strikeouts as the senior served up a dozen K's on just four hits and a walk. August moves to 11-4 on the year. Devyn DiPasquale got the home team on the board in the second with a two-out triple just inside the right-field line to plate Breanna Bryant. In the top of the third, the... Read more →

Rowan's Lacrosse Rolls Over Rampapo 20-2

MAHWAH, NJ – Ashley Lechliter had three goals and five assists and Molly Green and Elise Cohan each scored four goals as Rowan rolled over Ramapo, 20-2, in NJAC women’s lacrosse action today. The Profs improved to 5-7 and 1-1 in the league. Erin Renshaw handed out a career-high five assists while Green, a freshman, marked a season-high in goals and handed out two assists. It was also a career-high in assists for Lechliter. Hannah Lombardo netted a pair of goals with the Profs also getting goals from Jamie Cutrera, Sophia Schiavo, Julianna Corson, Maddy Winch, Calista Burke, Molly Horner... Read more →

Rowan's Head Baseball Coach Wins 200th Game

EWING, NJ – Seventh-ranked Rowan had 18 hits as it defeated TCNJ, 11-4, in NJAC baseball action today to give Mike Dickson (photo) his 200th victory as the Profs’ head coach. Rowan improves to 20-5 on the season, and 6-1 in the conference​. Dickson, who was an All-American in his playing days at Rowan, is now 200-80 in seven years with the Profs, which includs two NJAC titles, one Regional championship and four appearances in the NCAA Regionals. Anthony Schooley had four hits on the day, and Pat Defeciani had three, while lefthander Eli Atiya remained unbeaten and picked up... Read more →

Congratulations: Rowan’s AJ Akins and Damir Washington Named to 2022 NFF Hampshire Honor Society

IRVING, TX – Rowan’s AJ Akins and Damir Washington have been named to the 2022 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, as announced today by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame (NFF). The honorees are comprised of college football players from all divisions who maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their careers. The Profs join an elite group of 1,559 players from 313 schools who qualified for membership in the Society's 16th year. The total is the second most in a single year during the program’s history and the initiative has honored Akins (Somerville, NJ/Somerville HS) received... Read more →

“Get In The Game, Save a Life. Be The Match” Registry Drive Wednesday, April 20 at Rowan U.

GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan University football team will hold its annual donor registry drive as part of the “Get In The Game (GITG). Save a Life. Be The Match” Registry Drive on Wednesday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the University’s Chamberlain Student Center (second floor). This marks the 14th year that the Profs have partnered with the Andy Talley Bone Marrow Foundation and Be The Match, which aims to add potential donors to the Be the Match Registry. Rowan is one of nearly 200 college and university football teams helping to save lives through the... Read more →

Three Rowan Student-Atheletes Honored by NJAC

PITMAN, NJ -- Rowan picked up three honors from the New Jersey Athletic Conference in its weekly awards program for the week ending, April 10th. Robert McKinney was selected as the NJAC Men's Outdoor Track & Field Rookie of the Week Emily August scored the NJAC Softball Pitcher of the Week with teammate Liz McCaffery earning the NJAC Softball Rookie of the Week. At the Temple University Invitational on Friday, McKinney ran on the 4x100 relay team where they turned in the top time in Division III this season (41.16). The rookie also ran PRs in both his open races;... Read more →


GLASSBORO, NJ -- #18 Rowan ran its unbeaten streak to 11 games as the Profs took a pair of games from visiting Rutgers-Newark on Saturday in a NJAC doubleheader. In game one, pitcher Emily August had her perfect game broken up in the seventh as she twirled a one-hit shutout in a 2-0 victory. Morgan Zane and Cat Thomas each knocked in three runs as the squad collected 15 hits in the 10-5 win in game two. Game one August struck out nine batters and was one pitch away from a perfect game, but a base hit on an 0-2... Read more →


MONTCLAIR, NJ – Eli Atiya threw a shutout through seven innings to lead #7 Rowan baseball to an 8-0 win over Montclair State (18-7; 3-1) in the first game of a doubleheader, but the Red Hawks rebounded to score a 6-5 in the second game and earn the split. Rowan is now 16-5 on the season and 3-1 in NJAC play. Game 1 Atiya ran his record to 5-0 as he scattered three hits, not allowing any walks and striking out five along the way. Mike Shannon closed out the win pitching two scoreless innings. The teams were tied 0-0... Read more →

12 Profs Earned NJAC Awards, Nine Won Multiple Honors

PITMAN, NJ -- Kevin Gillooly was named the NJAC Men's Swimmer of the Year for the third time while head coach Brad Bowser claimed his sixth NJAC Coach of the Year as the conference announced its 2021-22 year-end awards on Wednesday. A total of 12 Profs earned awards including nine that won multiple honors. The NJAC All-Conference honors were based on finishes at the Met Conference Championships while the special awards were determined by a vote of the league's head coaches. Gillooly was named the NJAC Rookie of the Year in 2018, and selected the top swimmer in the conference... Read more →

Rowan's August, Lutz, Murphy, Atiya, Green, Lorjuste and Stevenson Earn NJAC Honors

PITMAN, NJ -- The New Jersey Athletic Conference announced its Players of the Week which features seven Rowan student-athletes among the weekly accolades. In softball, Emily August was named the NJAC Pitcher of the Week with teammate Rylee Lutz selected as the NJAC Rookie Pitcher of the Week. For baseball, Ryan Murphy was awarded the NJAC Player of the Week with Eli Atiya chosen the NJAC Pitcher of the Week. Molly Green was cited as the NJAC Women's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week. In women's outdoor track & field, Nevaeh Lorjuste took home the NJAC Women's Track Athlete of the... Read more →

$4.3 Million in Federal Funds Coming to South Jersey

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ-01) released the following statement upon passing the Funding for the People Act (H.R. 2471), an omnibus package of 12 the fiscal year 2022 appropriations bills and supplemental funding that includes $4.325 million for 10 community projects in New Jersey’s 1st Congressional District. “South Jersey voters sent me to Congress to fight for working families, and I am very proud today to announce over $4.3 million in federal investments that will do exactly that. These community projects run the gamut between helping to reduce food insecurity to monitoring illegal dumping. What these varied... Read more →

Rowan's Murphy Scores 3 Runs as Profs Beat Cabrini 8-5

RADNOR, PA – Ryan Murphy went 4-for-5 and scored three runs to pace #7 Rowan to an 8-5 win at Cabrini in non-league baseball action, as the Profs improve to 13-4 on the season. Ryan Murphy Murphy hit a solo home run for his fourth of the season and added a double while Anthony Schooley went 2-for-5 and scored two runs. Designated hitter Patrick Defeciani was 2-for-4 with a run scored and a double. Ben Iervolino earned his first victory as a Prof going five innings and striking out four. Eric Cartafalsa and Christian Bascunan closed out the game in... Read more →

Rowan Over Penn State Harrisburg 12-10

GLASSBORO, NJ – Anthony Schooley and Chris Curcio each hit home runs to help pace #7 Rowan (12-4) to a 12-10 win over Penn State Harrisburg, in a game that was shortened to eight innings because of darkness. Curcio hit a three-run home run in the first inning as the Profs took an early 6-2 lead. Schooley pushed Rowan ahead for good in the fifth inning, with his three-run blast as the Profs gained a 10-7 lead. Schooley went 2-for-3 on the day with two runs and four RBI, while Ryan Murphy went 3-for-5 with two runs scored. Jason O’Neill... Read more →

Rowan Sweeps Haverford in Double Header

GLASSBORO, NJ -- #19 Rowan powered its way to a DH sweep of Haverford in the Profs' home opener on a chilly Wednesday. Game one saw a late home run break a tie for a 4-1 win while a five-run sixth keyed an 8-2 victory in game two. Payton MacNair's three-run homer in the fifth was the difference while Emily August (7-3) struck out five on just four hits and a run in the first game. Rowan plated a run in the first when McKenzie Melvin raced home from third when an errant throw down to second to try and... Read more →