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Rowan's Basketball Scores Men and Women Teams

Rowan Men's Basketball Rolls Over Kean, 96-78 UNION, NJ – Andrew Seager and Arian Azemi scored 16 points apiece to lead a balanced effort as Rowan defeated Kean, 96-78, in an NJAC men’s basketball matchup. The win is the Profs’ third in the row as they improve to 15-3 on the year, and 8-3 in the conference. Seager, who shot 6-for-15 from the field, and Azemi both recorded double-doubles with Seager grabbing 10 and Azemi pulling down 11. Marcellus Ross scored 13 points for the Profs as did Hafeez Melvin, who connected on 13-for-14 from the foul line. Rowan led... Read more →


Syd Carpenter Honors the Legacy of African Horticulture

in New Solo Exhibition at Rowan University Art Gallery Earth Offerings: Honoring the Gardeners Exhibition Dates: January 24 to March 26, 2022 Opening Reception and Artist Talk: February 3, 5-7 pm Artist talk begins at 5:30 pm Rowan University Art Gallery is thrilled to present Earth Offerings: Honoring the Gardeners, a new solo exhibition of Syd Carpenter’s ceramic sculptures. The exhibition debuts January 24, 2022, with an opening reception and artist talk on February 3, from 5-7 pm. Through her work, Syd Carpenter identifies and honors the legacy of African American farmers and gardeners. In her new series Farm Bowls,... Read more →


Rowan junior Eli Atiya and senior Ryan Murphy named to the D3Baseball.com 2022 All-America Team

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan junior Eli Atiya and senior Ryan Murphy have been named to the D3Baseball.com 2022 Preseason All-America Team, with Atiya earning a second-team mention and Murphy being chosen to the third team. Both players were named to the D3Baseball All-America team in 2021 after being key players during the Profs’ run to the NJAC Championship and the Division III College World Series, with Murphy receiving third-team status and Atiya earning honorable mention. In 2021, Atiya (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill West) went 9-2 as a starter, posted a 1.68 ERA and topped the staff with 72 strikeouts, while... Read more →


Ronald A. Zaleski, 59, of Cherry Hill; Campbell Soup Employee for 30 years, Rutgers University Alum

Ronald A. Zaleski of Cherry Hill passed away January 9, 2022. Age 59. Beloved husband and father. He is survived by his wife of 33 years of Dawn M. (nee Neidich) and adult children, Rebekah Zaleski of Cherry Hill, NJ; Andrew Zaleski of Winter Garden, Florida and Amelia Zaleski of Cherry Hill, NJ. Devoted son of Regina Zaleski (Sokolski) and the late Robert Zaleski, Sr. Brother of Robert Zaleski, Jr (Shelia), Jeanine Zaleski-Farley, and Richard Zaleski (Kristina). Cousin of Kevin Neimeyer (Jennifer) Uncle of Benjamin Stehly, Nathan Stehly, Kathryn Moran, William Moran, Dittmar Gagnon, Crosley Gagnon, Abigeal Gagnon, Hayden Gagnon,... Read more →


Rowan University’s College of Performing Arts Presents One-Night-Only Performance by AXIS Dance Company

Photo Credit: David DeSilva, Dancers Yuko Monden Juma, JanpiStar, Sonsherée Giles, Louisa Mann, DeMarco Sleeper, 2021. Photo Courtesy of AXIS Dance Company. Live In-Person Performance: February 19, at 8 pm Pfleeger Concert Hall GLASSBORO, NJ—Rowan University’s College of Performing Arts, home of the Marie Rader Presenting Series, is thrilled to present a one-night-only performance by AXIS Dance Company, one of the nation’s most acclaimed ensembles of disabled and non-disabled performers. Founded in 1987 and based in Oakland, CA, AXIS creates powerful productions that challenge perceptions, and redefine dance and disability. As part of their national tour for 2021-22, AXIS will... Read more →


Rowan's Marcellus Ross Scores 33 Points in Win Over Ramapo

MAHWAH,NJ – Marcellus Ross poured in a career-high 33 points and Rowan erased a 10-point second-half deficit to pick up an 80-72 win over Ramapo in NJAC men’s basketball action this afternoon. The Profs improve to 13-3 (6-3 NJAC) and snap a two-game losing streak in the process. Ross, who scored 25 points in the second half, connected on a personal best eight three-pointers in the game, while shooting 11-for-23 from the field. Andrew Seager added 11 points and seven rebounds while Josh Wright chipped in with 10 points off the bench for the Profs. Trailing 40-30 just two minutes... Read more →


Scarlet Knights Travel to Maryland Saturday, 2PM

Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. XFinity Center - (College Park, Maryland) TV: Big Ten Network (PXP: Kevin Kugler, Color: Len Elmore) Radio: Rutgers Sports Properties Radio Network (WCTC 1450 AM/WOR 710 AM; PXP: Jerry Recco and Color: Austin Johnson) WRSU 88.7 FM RU Student Radio PISCATAWAY, N.J. – The Scarlet Knights are back on the road for the for the second away game in a row in College Park against the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. The Scarlet Knights are looking to bounce back from a 66-49 loss at Penn State on Tuesday night in hopes... Read more →


Rowan Former field hockey Coach Penny Kempf inducted into the NFHCA Hall of Fame

LAKE MARY, FL - Rowan associate athletic director and former field hockey coach Penny Kempf was inducted into the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Hall of Fame, at the annual Awards Dinner this evening at the organization's annual convention. The NFHCA Hall of Fame was established in 1999 to honor exceptional field hockey coaches, administrators, and umpires for their success on and off the field. Kempf is part of the 21st class of the NFHCA Hall of Fame. Kempf coached the Rowan field hockey team for 17 years from 1998 to 2014, compiling a 253-81 overall record, for the... Read more →


Third-Straight Double Double for Dakota Adams as Rowan Defeats Montclair 65-47

LIVE STATS LISTEN LIVE FULL SCHEDULE ROSTER MATCHUP HISTORY MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Dakota Adams recorded her third-straight double double helping Rowan to a 65-47 victory at Montclair State Wednesday evening in a New Jersey Athletic Conference tilt. Adams finished with 16 points and a career-best 13 rebounds along with three assists and three steals. Nicole Mallard poured in a game-high 20 points as the Profs led from start to finish in claiming its fifth win in a row. Leading by as much as 15 midway in the second quarter, Rowan saw the Red Hawks score nine-straight points to get within... Read more →


Montclair Edges Rowan with Seconds Left

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair State hit two free throws with seven seconds to play to edge Rowan, 74-73, in an NJACmen's basketball contest that went down to the wire at the Panzer Athletic Center. Andrew Seager led the Profs with 17 points and 10 rebounds for his third double-double of the season. After the home team tied the game, 71-71, with 1:26 to play, Seager gave Rowan a 73-71 lead with a layup at :44. Montclair State's Steven Breeman made one of two free throws on the Red Hawks' next possession, and after Rowan missed the front end of a... Read more →


Rowan to Host NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship in 2022

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University will serve as the host of the 2022 NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship, with the semifinal and final rounds to be held at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium on November 19 and 20. Rowan had previously been selected to host the 2024 championship, but switched hosting opportunities with Washington and Lee, the originally scheduled 2022 championship host. Washington and Lee is now scheduled to host the 2024 DIII Field Hockey Championship. This marks the first time ever that the University will host the final rounds of the NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship. Rowan, however,... Read more →


CNB News Sports: Rowan’s Dakota Adams and Josh Wright have earned weekly honors

PITMAN, NJ – Rowan’s Dakota Adams and Josh Wright have earned weekly honors from the NJAC as Adams was named the Women’s Basketball Player of the Week and Wright was recognized as the Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week. Adams (Manchester, NJ/Manchester) notched a double-double, her second of the year, with 15 points and 10 rebounds as Rowan defeated Rutgers-Newark, 94-61, on Saturday. The junior was 7-of-14 from the floor and a perfect 2-for-2 at the foul line, while adding three assists, two steals and a block in the Profs’ only action of the week. Wright (Whitesboro, NJ/Cape May Technical)... Read more →


Women's Basketball: Rowan Powers Past Rutgers-Newark

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan scored a New Jersey Athletic Conference win with its 94-61 victory over Rutgers-Newark Saturday afternoon at Esbjornson Gymnasium. Dakota Adams led a balanced attack, totaling 16 points and 10 rebounds, both team highs, as the Profs won their fourth in a row. Grace Marshall (11 points) and Kristina Johnson (10 points) also finished in double figures. Rowan used a 17-4 run to close the first quarter as the squad shot 60% in the frame to lead 27-14. The Scarlet Raiders used their own rally early in the second to pull within 27-23. A big three from... Read more →


Mens Basketball: Rutgers -Newark Over Rowan 66-60

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan’s comeback attempt fell just short as Rutgers-Newark held off the Profs, 66-60, despite a career-high 23 points from freshman Josh Wright. The loss drops the Profs to 12-2 (5-2 NJAC) and ends their winning streak at eight games. Rowan, with only seven players available due to injuries and Covid protocols, fell behind by 18 points in the first half, but used a strong second half to come within two points late in the game. Damian Smith scored 15 points and Marcellus Ross added 13 for Rowan. D’Andre Vilmar led the Profs with 11 rebounds while Marko... Read more →


Rowan 2022 Baseball Schedule Released

GLASSBORO, NJ - The Rowan baseball schedule is set for the 2022 season as the Profs look to build on the success from last year when they reached the Division III College World Series and won the NJAC Championship. Rowan heads into the year ranked 16th in the nation in Collegiate Baseball’s Division III Preseason Poll. SCHEDULE​ The Profs will open the season on March 1 at Swarthmore and head to Virginia Wesleyan for a weekend series on March 5-6 before heading to their spring training trip at the Russ Matt Invitational in Florida. The schedule at the Russ Matt... Read more →


Rowan Mens Basketball Wins Doc Green Tournament

HUNTINGDON, PA - Marcellus Ross scored 21 points and Andrew Seager had 20 as Rowan defeated host Juniata, 98-83, to capture the title at the Doc Greene Tournament. Ross was named the MVP with Seager joining him on the All-Tournament Team. Rowan, now 11-1, increases its winning streak to seven games and remains perfect (9-0) in games away from home. Ross had 19 points in the second half to pace the win while going 4-for-7 from three-point range and 5-for-6 from the foul line in the game. This followed his 25-point effort in the first-round win over John Carroll on... Read more →


Rowan Mens Basketball Take John Carroll

HUNTINGDON, PA - Arian Azemi scored 32 points and Marcellus Ross added 25 as the Rowan men's basketball team picked up a 110-91 win over John Carroll in the first round of the Doc Greene Tournament at Juniata. The Profs will now face the winner of the Juniata-Bryn Athyn contest in the championship game on Thursday at 4 p.m. It was the sixth consecutive win for Rowan, upping the Profs' record to 10-1. Azemi made 12-of-24 from the field and hit three three-pointers while Ross connected on 8-of-12 of his shots and was 5-of-10 from three-point range, scoring all of... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on Area College Students

Caitlyn Clarke Accepted into Psi Chi: The International Honor Society in Psychology EAST STROUDSBURG, PA (12/15/2021)-- Eleven psychology students at East Stroudsburg University, including Caitlyn Clarke from Audubon (08106), were recently accepted into Psi Chi: The International Honor Society in Psychology. Psi Chi holds the distinction of being the largest student psychological organization in the world, having over 750,000 members. Psi Chi's mission is to promote excellence in scholarship and to advance the science of psychology. The ESU chapter was founded in 1980 and since that time, hundreds of students have become members of this prestigious organization. Renee Boburka, Ph.D.... Read more →


CNB Sports: Rowan's Castagnola/Gorczyca Earn Field Hockey All-America First Team Honors

BROCKPORT, NY – Rowan’s Kristiina Castagnola and Molly Gorczyca have been named All-Americans by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA), with both Profs earning first-team honors and being among the 48 Division III student-athletes recognized. Castagnola (Voorhees, NJ/Eastern Regional) is one of four players to earn All-America status for the second time, with this marking her initial appearance on the first team as she was a second-team selection in 2019. Gorczyca receives All-America honors for the first time in her career as the duo gives Rowan All-America first-team selections for the first time since 2018. Castagnola was instrumental in... Read more →


Oscar Moore Coach of the Year award

PITMAN, NJ – The legacy of former Rowan head track & field coach and Olympian Oscar Gloucestercitynews.net files Moore will be forever honored as the New Jersey Athletic Conference’s Board of Administrators voted on Thursday to name its Men’s Indoor Track & Field Coach of the Year award as the Oscar Moore Coach of the Year award. Moore, who started the men’s track and field program at Glassboro State in 1971, led the Profs to an unprecedented five NCAA outdoor team titles from 1980 to 1984. Under his tutelage, the Profs won 18 consecutive NJAC Championships and competed at the... Read more →


Rowan Assistant Head Football Coach Tom Doddy Retiring After 22 Years

GLASSBORO, NJ - Longtime Rowan assistant head football coach Tom Doddy has announced his retirement after 22 years of working with the Profs’ program. Doddy has served in a variety of roles on staff throughout the years and most recently was the offensive line coach and run game coordinator from 2017 through the 2021 season. He came to Rowan in 2000 to join head coach K.C. Keeler’s staff as offensive coordinator and remained in that role under current head coach Jay Accorsi through 2014. Doddy then took over as defensive coordinator from 2015 to 2016 before moving into his current... Read more →


CONGRATULATIONS: Rowan's Castagnola Named Academic All-Area Field Hockey Performer of the Year

Gorczyca and Hainsworth Named to All-Academic Team PHILADELPHIA – Rowan’s Kristiina Castagnola been named the 2021 PhillySIDA Academic All-Area Field Hockey Performer of the Year. She was one of 11 student-athletes selected to the PhillySIDA Academic All-Area Field Hockey Team, which is voted on by the sports information offices of 30 institutions from the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Joining Castagnola on the Academic All-Area Team are fellow Profs Molly Gorczyca and Abby Hainsworth. Castagnola (Voorhees, NJ/Eastern Regional) was a major piece in the success of the Rowan program this season as the Profs went 18-3 overall, won the NJAC Tournament and... Read more →


Rowan's Kristiina Castagnola Top Player

Kristiina Castagnola (photo provided) ROCKPORT, NY - Rowan senior Kristiina Castagnola (Voorhees, NJ/Eastern Regional)has been named the Region IV Player of the Year, as selected by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association. She is one of six regional award winners and is now in the running for NFHCA National Player of the Year honors to be announced on December 16. She becomes the second Rowan player to earn the honor as Rachel Galante received it in 2018. Castagnola was the catalyst and top scorer for the Profs as they reached the NCAA Final Four for the fifth time in school... Read more →


Dakota Adams and Nicole Mallard Lead Rowan to a 53-45 win over Stockton

GLASSBORO, NJ – (December 1, 2021)--Dakota Adams had 11 points and nine rebounds and Nicole Mallard scored nine to lead Rowan to a 53-45 win over Stockton in NJAC women’s basketball action at Esby Gym. The win snaps a two-game losing streak for Rowan (2-4; 1-1 NJAC). Savanna Holt grabbed a team-high eight rebounds for Rowan with Grace Marshall adding six boards. Leading 24-21 at halftime, the Profs began to break things open in the second half as they started the third quarter with a 9-0 run. Mallard had a three-point play in the spurt while Jazlyn Duverglas hit a... Read more →


Rowan outscored host TCNJ in the final few minutes to win 85-77

EWING, NJ – Rowan outscored host TCNJ in the final few minutes to pull away and score an 85-77 win in the NJAC opener for both teams. The Profs (4-0 ;1-0 NJAC) have now won four straight games to open the season. Arian Azemi had 13 points for the Profs and D'Andre Vilmar scored 13, with Damian Smith chipping in 12, and Hafeez Melvin adding 11 points. Ryan O'Leary contributed 10 to round out the double-figure scorers. Training 73-72 with over five minutes to play, the Profs went 6-for-6 from the foul line and used a driving layup from Azemi... Read more →


Rowan's Abby Hainsworth Recipient of the Elite 90 award NCAA Field Hockey Championship

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan's Abby Hainsworth is the recipient of the Elite 90 award for the 2021 NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship. A junior mechanical engineering major, Hainsworth carries a GPA of 4.0. She was presented with the award at the Profs’ practice today in Hartford, CT, as Rowan prepares for its NCAA Semifinal matchup with top-ranked Middlebury on Saturday morning. Hainsworth (Williamstown,NJ/Williamstown HS) becomes the second Rowan field hockey player to receive the prestigious honor in the past three years, as Casey Wagner was recognized with the Elite 90 award in the Profs’ last appearance in the NCAA... Read more →


Rowan Field Hockey Continues Quest for National Championship Titlee

HARTFORD, CT – The Rowan field hockey team will continue its quest for a national championship when the Profs take on top-ranked and defending champion Middlebury on Saturday, November 20 in the NCAA Division III Semifinals. Game time is 11 a.m. at Trinity College's Robin L. Sheppard Field. Tenth-ranked Trinity (15-5) will face #2 Johns Hopkins (21-0) in the second semifinal with the winners meeting for the NCAA Championship on Sunday at 1 p.m. WATCH | LIVE STATS | TOURNAMENT CENTRAL | GAME NOTES (PDF) | NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRAM Courier-Post: "Rowan Planning Extended Stay at Final Four" #4 ROWAN (18-2)... Read more →


Azemi Scores 41 and Ties Record for Threes

GLASSBORO, NJ – Arian Azemi scored 41 points and tied the school record three-pointers in a game by making nine in the first half, as Rowan (3-0) defeated Marymount, 119-108, in men’s basketball action. A large and enthusiastic crowd marked the return to Esby Gym for the Profs for the first time since February 19, 2019, as the pandemic canceled the 2020-21 season.​ Azemi, in his first season with the Profs after transferring from Rutgers-Camden, scored 33 points in the first half as he connected on 9-of-11 three-point field goals. That tied the school record for threes in a game,... Read more →


Rowan’s Kristiina Castagnola and Molly Gorczyca Named to the 2021 Senior Team

BROCKPORT, N.Y. — Rowan’s Kristiina Castagnola and Molly Gorczyca have been named to the 2021 NFHCA Division III Senior Team as recognized by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA). The selected student-athletes were nominated by their NFHCA member coach and were chosen based on their career accomplishments, while all six NCAA Division III regions are represented on the team. The members of the 2021 Division III Senior Team were initially announced during a live video presentation featuring member coaches on Monday afternoon. In lieu of the traditional coach-led trophy presentation at the NFHCA Senior Games — which were cancelled... Read more →


Rowan Field Hockey Advances to Final Four

GLASSBORO, NJ – Fourth-ranked Rowan shut out #9 Washington and Lee, 3-0, in the NCAA Field Hockey Championship Third Round to earn a berth in next weekend's NCAA Final Four in Hartford. The Profs will be making their fifth all-time appearance in the national semifinals and the first since 2012. Julia Patrone and Bridget Guinan each had a goal and an assist to lead Rowan, which handed Washington and Lee (18-1) its first loss of the season, while the Profs extended their winning streak to 16 and improved their record to 18-2. Patrone got the Profs off to a flying... Read more →


Rowan's Hafeez Melvin scored 19 points, Andrew Seager added 18 to Defeat Messiah,111-89

MECHANICSBURG, PA (November 13, 2021)- - Hafeez Melvin scored 19 points and Andrew Seager added 18 as the Rowan men’s basketball team defeated host team Messiah, 111-89, at the Towneplace Suites Tip-Off, giving the Profs a 2-0 start to the year. Rowan scored 111 points for the second game in a row, as the Profs opened the season with a 111-83 win over Coast Guard in the tournament’s first game on Friday night. Seager shot 7-for-12 from the field and Connor Dickerson had 14 points on 6-for-11 shooting. Marcellus Ross scored 16 points off the bench and Arian Azemi had... Read more →


Rowan Men's Soccer Defeats Mount Saint Vincent in First Round of NCA Tournament

GLASSBORO, NJ (Nov. 13, 2021)– The Rowan men's soccer team used second-half goals by Jay Vandermark and Turlough Gartlan to defeat Mount Saint Vincent, 2-0, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at the Rowan Soccer Complex. The Profs (13-3-2) now advance to meet the winner of the Christopher Newport- Eastern Connecticut State match in Sunday's Second Round at 3 p.m. After a scoreless first half, Rowan played the majority of the second half with a man advantage as CMSV's Alejandro Rodriguez received consecutive yellow cards just one minute into the half. The Profs capitalized on the advantage at... Read more →


Rowan Field Hockey Defeats Ohio Wesleyan, 2-1, in NCAA 2nd Round

Profs One Win Away from Final Four GLASSBORO, NJ – Krystyna Hovell’s goal with 10 minutes to play lifted #4, Rowan, over Ohio Wesleyan, 2-1, in the Second Round of the NCAA Championship held at Coach Richard Wacker Stadium. The win advances the Profs to the NCAA Elite Eight and a third-round matchup with either #9 Washington and Lee or #18 Scranton on Sunday at 1 p.m. Hovell deflected a shot from Kristiina Castagnola off a corner for the game-winner at 50:04, marking her 16th goal of the season and fifth game-winner. Ohio Wesleyan (11-6) got on the board in... Read more →


Three from Rowan Football Named to NJAC All-Conference Football First Team

PITMAN, NJ – Rowan wide receiver John Maldonado, running back James Fara and defensive lineman A.J. Akins were named to the 2021 NJAC All-Conference Football First Team, heading a group of 10 Profs who received league honors as voted on by the NJAC’s coaches. Additionally, Mike Husni (QB), Robert Stashek (OL), Kyle Young (OL), Mike Mascioli (LB) and Malachi Winters (DB) earned All-NJAC Second Team honors, with C.J. Barrett (TE) and Eric Matos (LB) receiving Honorable Mention. Maldonado (Glassboro, NJ/Glassboro) put together his best season as a Prof catching 64 passes for 873 yards and seven touchdowns. The junior topped... Read more →


ROWAN Field Hockey Hosts Ohio Wesleyan in NCAA Second Round

Nick Feldman Field Hockey 11/12/2021 GLASSBORO, NJ - The Rowan field hockey team claimed the 2021 NJAC Championship trophy on its own turf last weekend in a 1-0 overtime thriller over Kean, giving the Profs the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Championship. And the Profs will get to stay at home and host the Second and Third Rounds of the NCAA Tournament this weekend at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium. TOURNAMENT CENTRAL | LIVE STATS | VIDEO | NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRAM The fourth-ranked Profs will open play in the tournament on Saturday, November 13 by taking on Ohio Weslyan (11-5)... Read more →


Rowan Men's Soccer to Host Mount Saint Vincent in NCAA First Round on Saturday

Men's Soccer 11/12/2021 Matthew Green '23 GLASSBORO, NJ - Rowan's campus will be busy with NCAA Tournament action this weekend, and men's soccer will be one of the featured events as Rowan hosts the First and Second Rounds of the NCAA Championship. TOURNAMENT CENTRAL | LIVE STATS | VIDEO | NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRAM On Saturday, Rowan will face Mount Saint Vincent (13-1-2) at 1 p.m., followed by #24 Christopher Newport (10-4-2) against Eastern Connecticut State (13-6) at 3:30 p.m. at the Rowan Soccer Complex. The winners of those matches will meet in Sunday's Second Round at 3 p.m. Rowan (12-3-2)... Read more →


Rowan University and Virtua Health to Partner on Education, Research, and Patient Care

Longstanding Organizations Align to Further Cement Region as Health Care Hub The boards of trustees for Rowan University and Virtua Health have approved the signing of a letter of intent to expand their organizations’ relationship, further collaborating across education, research, and patient care. A new affiliation agreement will be completed in the next several months to define how the two organizations will work together to establish a sought-after program for preparing the health and wellness workforce of the future, expanding the number and diversity of health professionals educated through Rowan University and Virtua Health. “We share an overarching goal of... Read more →


Rowan Sports Highlights/Results: Volleyball NJAC Champs; Football & Men and Women's Swimming

NJAC Champions! Volleyball Wins 3-2 Thriller Over Montclair State GLASSBORO, NJ -- In a match for the ages, Rowan claimed its fourth conference title and first since 2004 as the Profs took down Montclair State, 3-2 (25-23, 25-27, 19-25, 25-20, and 19-17), in the NJAC Championship here at Esbjornson Gymnasium on Saturday. With the victory, Rowan capture's the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament. Selections will be announced on Monday afternoon. The resilient Profs battled through deficits throughout the match, most importantly in the fifth and deciding set, as Rowan fought off match point five times en... Read more →


Rowan Sports: Men and Women Soccer News

Six Rowan Men’s Soccer Players Named to NJAC All-Conference Teams PITMAN, NJ – Six Rowan men’s soccer players have been named to the NJAC All-Conference Teams, with Wilby Alfred, Chad Yates and Luke Yates being chosen to the All-NJAC Second Team and Jay Vandermark, Leo Montesinos and James Weinberg earning Honorable Mention. The fourth-seeded Profs (11-3-1; 5-3-1) have reached the NJAC Semifinals and will be traveling to top-seeded and 11th- ranked Montclair State tonight, November 3, for a 7 p.m. game. Alfred leads the squad in scoring this year with a team-high eight goals to go along with four assists.... Read more →


Rowan's Military Appreciation Day Set for Saturday's Football Game

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan Athletics, in conjunction with Rowan University Military Services, will be hosting "Military Appreciation Day” at its final home football game of the season on November 6, when the Profs take on Christopher Newport. Kickoff is 1 p.m. at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium. The Military Appreciation event will feature an Army aircraft demonstration, Paws Healing Heroes (www.pawshealingheroes.org), Rowan themed military apparel sale and a Toys for Tots collection. The aircraft will be on display during the game. This is Rowan University Military Services' 11th annual Military Appreciation Week, honoring our 540 military-affiliated students. The Army ROTC is... Read more →


Rowan Basketball Team Picked Third in NJAC

PITMAN, NJ - The Rowan men’s basketball team has been picked to finish third in the NJAC during the 2021-22 season, according to a poll of the league’s head coaches. Rowan will be back in action for the first time since the 2019-20 season, in which the Profs went 15-12 (10-8 NJAC) and reached the conference semifinals. NJCU and Stockton are tied with five first-place votes apiece as they have been voted as the preseason favorites to win the title. TCNJ was predicted fourth and Montclair State rounds out the top five picks. Ramapo was chosen sixth, Rutgers-Newark seventh, and... Read more →


Rowan Sports Results: Football, Soccer, Volleyball

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair State jumped out to a 17-0 lead and never looked back in handing Rowan a 20-7 defeat in NJAC football action today. After a scoreless first quarter, MSU (2-6; 1-3 NJAC) got on the board with 8:26 left in the second as the Red Hawks capped a 95-yard drive when Jamie Hamilton caught a 30-yard pass from Ja’Quill Burch. The home team added another in the third when Nelson Reilly made a 22-yard reception to put Montclair up 14-0. Early in the fourth, Montclair State went 44 yards and Andrew Myerson connected on a 28-yard field... Read more →


Rowan Field Hockey Blanks William Paterson, 7-0, in Regular-season Finale

WAYNE, NJ – Bridget Guinan and Julia Patrone scored two goals apiece as the #6 Rowan field hockey team closed out the regular season with a 7-0 shutout of William Paterson. The Profs (14-2; 6-0 NJAC) have won 12 in a row and head into next week’s NJAC Tournament as the top seed. Patrone got the Profs on the board almost immediately, tallying her first goal just 1:43 into the game. Vanessa DiDonato took a pass from Rachel Stone and scored from the top of the circle to give Rowan a 2-0 lead in the second quarter. Rowan scored five... Read more →


Rowan College wins on Overtime goal by Crystal Johnson

Gloucester High Grad, Crystal Johnson (First Team All Star Selection) netted the game winner in the 2nd OT as Runners win NJCAA District East Soccer Championship over Union with exciting 2-1 win! The Runners now head to WSOC National Championship Tournament! Congrats! Crystal shown holding Trophy Read more →


Four Rowan student-athletes received NJAC weekly honors

PITMAN, NJ- Four Rowan student-athletes received NJAC weekly honors today – Julia Cavicchio (field hockey), Jordan McChesney (women’s swimming & diving), Joe Rucci (men’s swimming & diving) and Tobias Cahnbley (men’s swimming & diving). Cavicchio (Medford, NJ) was honored as the Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week, as she helped the defense that ran its shutout streak to six with a 2-0 win over Stockton. In that game, she also scored the insurance goal in that win which clinched the top seed in the NJAC Tournament for the #6 Profs. In the 3-2 win at #17 Salisbury, she helped... Read more →


Rowan Volleyball Rebounds After Two Defeats to Beat DeSales Quad Match

CENTER VALLEY, PA (Oct. 25, 2021)---- Rowan volleyball rebounded from a tough 3-2 defeat on Friday to win twice on Saturday up at the DeSales Quad Match over the weekend. The Profs tried to rally from a 2-0 deficit but ultimately fell to Messiah (20-25, 19-25, 25-20, 25-21, and 15-17) on Friday. The squad then returned to action on Saturday where they swept SUNY-Canton (25-17, 25-20, and 25-11) and the host Bulldogs (25-21, 25-16, and 25-17). Isabel Kirchner tied a season-high 14 kills to lead Rowan against Messiah. Courtney Rhoden added six kills and six blocks while Cassidy Abdalla added... Read more →


Rowan University College Sports: Game Scores for Football, Swimming, Field Hockey,

Gloucestercitynews.net files Profs Defeat William Paterson 25-10 GLASSBORO, NJ - John Maldonado caught six passes for a career-high 153 yards and scored the go-ahead touchdown, and the Profs’ defense picked off four passes, as Rowan (1-5; 1-3 NJAC) defeated William Paterson, 25-10, on Homecoming for its first victory of the year. Kicker Jake Hurler tied the school record for field goals made with four in the contest and quarterback Mike Husni was 14-for-22 passing for 212 yards and one touchdown, while he ran for another. The Rowan defense limited William Paterson (3-4; 1-2 NJAC) to its lowest point total of... Read more →


College Soccer: Montclair State snapped Rowan's five-game win streak

UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ (Oct. 24, 2021)-- – Montclair State snapped Rowan's five-game win streak with a 2-1 decision Saturday in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game. Cassidy McErlain scored for the Profs, her third on the season, in the first half off an assist from Aiden Sheehan. The goal came in the 32nd minute and knotted both teams at 1-1 into the half. Montclair State's Catherine Carnevale put the home team ahead six minutes into the second. Rowan looked to threaten in the 81st minute as Jessica Logan's shot got behind MSU goalie Haley Martin but was cleared out by... Read more →


Applications open for the 2022 Norm Brodsky Business Concept Competition at Rider University

by Rachel Stengel '14, '20 Rider University will reward entrepreneurial spirit with a full, four-year tuition scholarship in the 2022 Norm Brodsky Business Concept Competition. The annual competition challenges high school students to present their innovative business ideas in front of a panel of judges, Shark-Tank style during a live finale. Seniors will compete for the grand prize of a full, four-year tuition scholarship, while juniors and sophomores will compete for cash prizes and the chance to automatically be entered into the senior competition when eligible. To enter, high school students must submit a 400-word description of their business idea... Read more →


Shirley O'Day-Joy Solomen Rowan/Glassboro State Athletic Hall of Fame, Induction Sunday, Oct. 24

GLASSBORO, NJ - The Class of 2021 of the Shirley O'Day-Joy Solomen Rowan University/Glassboro State College Athletic Hall of Fame, will be inducted on Sunday, October 24, at an 11 a.m. brunch in conjunction with Homecoming Weekend. The Hall of Fame Class consists of John Bunting – Football Coach (1988-92); Mary Marino – Field Hockey and Women's Lacrosse Coach (1987-97; 1988-97 and 1999-07); Moriah Holmstrom – Field Hockey (1997-00); Tiffany Miller – Softball (1994-97); Bob Pfeffer – Baseball (1975-78); Mike Rucci – Baseball (2002-05); and Rob Scott – Men's Basketball (1994-98). Homecoming weekend will also feature Rowan football vs. William... Read more →