Athletics News

  • Plays of the Week - Week 4
    September 20, 2017
    Week Four of the regular season has offered us another great week of plays. Every team this past weekend had a great play. Enjoy.
  • Soccer's Coats named AUS Athlete of the Week
    September 19, 2017
    Halifax, N.S. - Congratulations to Acadia men's soccer Axeman Cooper Coats, who was named the Subway AUS Male Athlete of the Week for Sept. 17. Coats, a fourth year midfielder had 4 goals in two games this past weekend against MtA and UPEI.
  • Moaku-Mattia & Power late additions to Axemen
    September 19, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Axemen basketball team announced two late additions to the squad for the 20017-18 season. Rowan Power - a transfer from the Concordia Stingers, and Junior Moaku-Mattia – a transfer from the Cape Breton Capers will join the team in practice but neither will be able to compete immediately for the Axemen.
  • Local Horton grads on Axemen football team
    September 19, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, NS - When Adam Melanson started playing minor football with the Valley Bulldogs in 2004, he couldn't look forward to even a high school football career here in the Valley. There simply weren't any Valley schools that played football.
  • McDonalds Athletes of the Week
    September 18, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - This week's McDonalds Athletes of the Week include Soccer's Cooper Coats and Cross Country's Katie Robinson. Congrats to both on a great weekend.
  • Axewomen split weekend with tie vs UPEI & win vs. MtA
    September 18, 2017
    The Axewomen soccer team settled for a 1-1 tie on the island versus the feisty UPEI Panthers and top Mounties 3-0 in Sackville, N.B.
  • Axemen pickup two wins on road trip to UPEI and Mt. Allison
    September 18, 2017
    Cooper Coats’ two goal performance helped the Acadia Axemen hand host UPEI Panthers a 3-0 loss in the Axemen’s first of two game road trip.
  • Rugby Axewomen remain undefeated with win over SMU
    September 18, 2017
    (HALIFAX, NS)—The Saint Mary’s Huskies dropped their home opener 77-7 Sunday afternoon at Huskies Stadium to the Acadia Axewomen in Atlantic University Sport rugby action.
  • Axewomen XCountry finish second in 1st AUS meet
    September 17, 2017
    FREDERICTON, NB - Michelle Reddy(Sarnia, ON), of the Dalhousie Tigers, was first across the line in today’s Atlantic University Sport women’s cross country season-opener, in Fredericton. The Axewomen won a strong second place in the overall team standings. 
  • Huskies hold off Axemen in closing minutes
    September 16, 2017
    (HALIFAX, N.S.)—The Saint Mary’s Huskies used 17 second-half points to come from behind and defeat the Acadia Axemen 17-10 Friday night at Huskies Stadium in Atlantic University Sport football action.
  • Axewomen crack U SPORTS Top Ten
    September 15, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Axewomen rugby team finished last season ranked 10th in the U SPORTS Top Ten rankings and this season the Acadia rugby squad will start at number 10.
  • In Pursuit of Excellence - Harley Tucker
    September 15, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, NS - Harley Tucker burst onto the Acadia rugby scene a year ago with one of the best rookie seasons in the history of the program, culminating in a second-team all-Canadian selection at her position.
  • Plays of the Week - Week 3
    September 13, 2017
    A great collection of plays from this past weekend includes football, men's and women's soccer and women's rugby. Enjoy!
  • McDonalds Athletes of the Week
    September 11, 2017
    Congratulations to Football's Garvin Cius and Rugby's Laura Pfleiderer named as this week's McDonalds Athletes of the Week.
  • McMinns & Cius named AUS Football POW
    September 11, 2017
    HALIFAX, N.S. - Football Axemen Garvin Cius and Eugene McMinns were named the AUS football players of the week. Cius was honoured as defensive POW, while teammate McMinns was the special teams POW.
  • Axemen handed 3-1 loss to Tigers
    September 10, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Dalhousie Tiger answered an early Acadia goal with three goals of their own and handed the Axemen a 3-1 loss at home in the opening weekend of the AUS regular season.
  • Axewomen split weekend with 1-0 loss to Tigers
    September 10, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – A goal by Haley Birrell at the 69-minute mark of the game was all the Dalhousie Tigers needed to hand the Axewomen their first loss of the young AUS regular season. The win is the first time the Tigers have defeated Acadia since October 25, 2013.
  • Axemen improve to 2-1 with 38-24 win over X
    September 09, 2017
    ANTIGONISH, N.S. – The Acadia Axemen improved to 2-1 on the season with a 38-24 victory over the StFX X-Men (1-2) Saturday afternoon at Oland Stadium. Subway player of the game Cody Cluett (Cole Harbour, NS) threw two touchdown passes to Cordell Hastings...
  • Axewomen open AUS season with 58-12 win
    September 09, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Axewomen rugby team opened the AUS regular season with a convincing 58-12 win over the visiting UPEI Panthers.The Panthers, who challenged the Axewomen last season in a close 24-17 semi-final win by Acadia, fell short in their 2017 season debut.
  • Axemen tie game in closing minutes vs UNB
    September 09, 2017
    Video Recap of Sept. 8, 1-1 tie visiting UNB Varsity Reds in the AUS regular season opener at Acadia.
  • VID RECAP: Axewomen pickup 3-0 win vs UNB
    September 09, 2017
    Video Recap of Sept. 8 3-0 win over the visiting UNB Varsity Reds in the AUS regular season opener at Acadia.
  • Axemen tie game in closing minutes vs UNB
    September 08, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia rookie keeper, Nic Jefferies, earned the Subway Player of the Game for his outstanding performance in holding the UNB to one point as the Varsity Reds settled for a 1-1 against the host Acadia Axemen in the regular season opening game on Raymond Field in Wolfville.
  • Axewomen open regular season with 3-0 win over UNB
    September 08, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Jenna Boudreau’s goal five minutes into the second half was the eventual game winner as the Axewomen soccer team handed the visiting UNB Varsity Reds a 3-0 loss in the AUS season opening game at Acadia’s Raymond Field.
  • Axemen hope to keep ball rolling from last season
    September 07, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Completing the regular season last year with a 9-1-2 first place record in the AUS, hopes are high that the Axemen can continue the charge this season.
  • Axewomen hope to build on last year’s successes.
    September 07, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Coming off of a successful 2016 soccer campaign, the Axewomen soccer team hope to maintain the level of performance as high as last year. With the loss of several key veterans, head coach Amit Batra hopes to use the leadership experiences from last season to build on this season.
  • Plays of the Week - Week 2
    September 06, 2017
    The Plays of the Week is a weekly video that includes the best plays from the past weekend of play. Football was the only sport in action this past weekend in regular season play.
  • In Pursuit of Excellence - Chrissy Smith
    September 06, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - By John DeCoste - The future is now for the Acadia women's cross-country team, says third-year student athlete Chrissy Smith. The Axewomen team broke new ground in the fall of 2016 with a third-place finish at the AUS championship, the school's first-ever medal in women's cross-country.
  • Cluett & Feltmate named AUS Football Players of the Week
    September 04, 2017
    HALIFAX, N.S. - Congratulations to Football Axemen Cody Cluett and Bailey Feltmate who were named the AUS Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week after a 27-10 win over the Bishop's Gatiers this past weekend.
  • VIDEO RECAP: Bishop's Welcomed to AUS with 25-10 loss
    September 02, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Cody Cluett's (Cole Harbour, N.S.) record tying 36 completions in a single game was the key in the Football Axemen's 27-10 victor over the visiting Bishop's Gaiters.
  • Bishop’s welcomed to AUS with 25-10 loss to Axemen
    September 02, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Cody Cluett’s (Cole Harbour, N.S.) record tying 36 completions in a single game was the key in the Football Axemen’s 27-10 victor over the visiting Bishop’s Gaiters. .
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