History of Athletics

Philadelphia Textile School - 1884 to 1941
Philadelphia Textile Institute - 1941 to 1961
Philadelphia College of Textiles & Science - 1961 to 1999
Philadelphia University - 1999 to 2017
Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) - 2017 to present

HONORS, AWARDS AND CHAMPIONSHIPS

Year-by-Year Awards

2017-18 | 2018-19

NCAA Championships

Men’s Basketball (1)
1969-70

NCAA Tournament Appearances

Baseball (3)
1987, 1990, 1991

Men’s Basketball (36)
1957-58, 1962-63, 1963-64, 1964-65, 1965-66, 1966-67, 1967-68, 1968-69, 1969-70, 1970-71, 1971-72, 1972-73, 1974-75, 1975-76, 1976-77, 1977-78, 1978-79, 1982-83, 1984-85, 1988-89, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1992-93, 1993-94, 1994-95, 2000-01, 2003-04, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2011-12, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2017-18

Women’s Basketball (10)
1985-86, 1988-89, 1992-93, 1996-97, 1997-98, 2000-01, 2008-09, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2017-18

Women’s Rowing (4)
2008, 2009, 2010, 2015

Men’s Soccer (18)
1969, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1988, 1989, 2014

Women’s Soccer (2)
2014, 2015

Women’s Volleyball (1)
2016

Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Championships (31)

Men’s Basketball (5)
2007-08, 2008-09, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2017-18

Women’s Basketball (2)
2008-09, 2015-16

Men’s Cross Country (3)
2009, 2014, 2017

Women’s Cross Country (10)
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Women’s Lacrosse (3)
2009, 2014, 2016

Men’s Soccer (2)
2013, 2014

Women’s Soccer (3)
2006, 2014, 2015

Men’s Tennis (1)
2009

Women’s Tennis (1)
2008

Volleyball (1)
2016

All-Americans

Baseball (5)
Mike Kerrigan – 1990
Ira Prince – 1990
Bob File – 1998
Fernando Garza – 2016
Steven Wells – 2017

Men’s Basketball (15)
Charles “Chick” Barnes – 1958
Carlton Poole – 1970
Randy Owens – 1979
Ed Weaver – 1983
Mike Louden, Sr. – 1989
David Fields – 1994
Eugene Haith – 1994
Jim Reeves – 2002
Herb Magee – 1962, 1963
Bruce Shively – 1971, 1972
Emory Sammons – 1976 1977
Darren Keith – 1985, 1986
Randy Stover – 1990, 1991, 1992
Tayron Thomas – 2005, 2006
Christian Burns – 2006, 2007

Women’s Basketball (7)
Vincene Morris – 1984, 1985, 1986
Jill Burkert – 1985, 1986
Tammy Greene – 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
Darlene Hildebrand – 1992
Theresa Carroll – 2000
Samara Speakes – 2004, 2005
Christine Wooding – 2012

Cross Country (1)
Ian Swift – 1990

Women’s Lacrosse (7)
Melissa DerPilbosian – 1997, 1998
Kristin Tyler – 2003
Tara Rowe – 2004
Janet Tarpey – 2004, 2005
CariBeth Shappell – 2011
Libby Nichols – 2014
Melissa Styer – 2014

Women’s Rowing (5)
Magdalena Dzierzanowski – 2010
Renee Rozaieski – 2010
Mary Costello – 2012, 2013, 2014
Amy Robinson – 2014, 2015
Eliza Brooks  –  2015

Men’s Soccer (22)
Joe Memoli – 1966
Bob Ludwig – 1967, 1968
Bob Durham – 1969, 1970
Gordon Cholmondley – 1969, 1970, 1971
Barry Barto – 1971, 1972
Dale Russell – 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976
Elson Seale – 1974, 1975, 1976
John Nusum – 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977
Brook Cryder – 1975
Adrian Brooks – 1976, 1977, 1978
Dave McWilliams – 1978
Peter Alkins – 1979
Tom McDonald – 1980, 1981
Steve McLean – 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983
Tim Kileen – 1981, 1982
Steve Perillo – 1983
Sean Fryatt – 1984
Guy Furfaro – 1986
Steve Starcevich – 1988
David Banks – 1989
Victor Chagonda – 2014
Seiji Rose – 2017

Women’s Soccer (1)
Diana Trzaska – 1995

Track and Field (5)
Bernie Burke – 1982
Ken Place – 1982, 1983
Tom Carroll – 1988
Mornez Rasdell – 1988, 1989, 1990 (outdoor)
Mornez Rasdell – 1989, 1990 (indoor)
Ian Swift – 1990

 

School Milestones

Basketball 2000 Point Scorers
Herb Magee (1963) – 2235
Vincene Morris (1986) – 2180
Randy Stover (1992) – 2369
Tammy Greene (1994) – 2490
Theresa Carroll (2000) – 2115
Samara Speakes (2005) – 2082
Tayron Thomas (2006) – 2414
Peter Alexis (2016) – 2116

Softball 150 Career Hits
Ashley Stapleton (2006) – 151
Jen Richard (2011) – 164
Meaghan Lewis (2014) – 171
Samantha Riabko (2014) – 152
Stephanie Martin (2015) – 170

Lacrosse 200 Career Points
Melissa Derpilbosian (1998) – 266
Ashley Bottomley (2000) – 204
Melissa Campbell (2001) – 210
Taylor Peltzer (2012) – 247
Caribeth Shappell (2012) – 207
Liz Mower (2016) – 328
Kathryn Avanzato (2018) – 223

Baseball 200 Career Hits
Gary Kraus (1989) – 223
Dave Heineman (1992) – 202
Bob File (1998) – 296
Evan Kiesel (2005) – 240
Greg Marcin (2006) – 232
Keith Heck (2007) – 212

Soccer 100 Career Points
Bob Durham (1972) – 105
Dale Russell (1976) – 198
Elson Seale (1976) – 111
Dave Macwilliam (1978) – 137
Adrian Brooks (1978) – 101
Tim Killeen (1982) – 141
Steve Mclean (1982) – 108
Guy Furfaro (1988) – 102
Diana Trzaska (1995) – 196
Dawn Trzaska (1996) – 110
Leon Creary (1996) – 118
Pat Morris (1998) – 120
Theresa Irwin (2003) – 119

Volleyball 1000 Career Kills
Ashley Colantonio (2005) – 1098
Emily Krauss (2007) – 1601
Celena Rendon (2010) – 1146
Nicole Berkstresser (2010) – 1001
Chelsea Hughes (2015) – 1083

Golf NCAA Qualifiers
Joe Parker (2014)

Tennis 100 Career Wins
Amanda Frantz (2006) – 120
Trish Ubil (2007) – 100
Maddie Smith (2008) – 146
Kate Stracquatanio (2008) – 111
Daniella Rodriguez (2011) – 117
Joseph ‘Seppi’ Hutter (2011) – 132
Tom McAvoy (2011) – 106
Manoli Sgouros (2012) – 120
Adrian Torroella-Cruz (2012) – 103

 

National Awards

Basketball National Player of the Year
Tammy Greene (1993-94)
Christian Burns (2006-07)

 

CACC Awards

CACC Player of the Year
Tayron Thomas (2006) – Basketball
Josh Vander Veen (2006) – Cross Country
Christian Burns (2007) – Basketball
Sarah Hall (2008) – Soccer
Katherine Sullivan (2009) – Lacrosse
Celena Rendon (2009) – Volleyball
Tyler Mentzer (2010) – Baseball|
Caribeth Shappell (2011) – Lacrosse
Sarah Simonetti (2011) – Cross Country
Sarah Simonetti (2012) – Cross Country
Christine Wooding (2012) – Basketball
Libby Nichols (2014) – Lacrosse
Emile Barton (2014) – Cross Country
Curran Kneebone (2014) – Cross Country
Taylor Falvey (2015) – Track
Peter Alexis (2015) – Basketball
Bria Young (2015) – Basketball
Fernando Garza (2016) – Baseball
Liz Mower (2016) – Lacrosse
Steven Wells (2017) – Baseball
Seiji Rose (2017) – Soccer

CACC Scholar Athlete of the Year
Malcom Ingram (2010) – Basketball
Elizabeth Nichols (2014) – Lacrosse
Taylor Falvey (2015) – Cross Country/Track
Curran Kneebone (2015) – Cross Country
Peter Alexis (2016) – Basketball