WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Football Canada’s U20 Team Canada will begin their defence of the gold medal at the 2018 IFAF World Jr Championships this Saturday, July 14, as they take on Sweden at 4:00 pm CDT at Olympic Stadium in Mexico City.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia University and the Department of Athletics announced today the appointment of Curtis Arsenault, CAT(c), as Head Athletic Therapist. Arsenault’s role will be to lead and oversee the prevention, management, and rehabilitation of all athletic injuries to varsity student-athletes.
(Wolfville, NS) – Acadia University’s Department of Athletics announced Sunday that it will host a Quebec Major Junior Hockey League pre-season game featuring the Halifax Mooseheads and Acadie-Bathurst Titan. The game will be played at the Andrew H. McCain Arena in Wolfville on Friday, August 24th at 7pm.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Following a successful 2018 winter season, which featured all of Acadia’s winter sports teams moving on to post season play and four of five teams participating in a U SPORTS National Championships, Acadia’s winter programs will be led by their same respective coaches for the 2018-19 season.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – The South Carolina Stingrays, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Washington Capitals and AHL’s Hershey Bears, have agreed to terms with forward Sam Fioretti for the 2018-19 season.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Former basketball Axeman Erik Nissen will extend his playing career following his recent graduation from Acadia University. Slan Sports Management announced today that Nissen signed a one-year contract, with a second-year option, with CB Clavijo Logrono in the Spanish LEB Silver League for the 2018-2019 season.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Graduating hockey Axeman Matt Pufahl will extend his hockey career with the Colorado Eagles this coming season. The Eagles will take over as the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche affiliate team. The AHL Board of Governors approved league expansion in July of 2017, with the Eagles set to come on board this season. The Eagles are located in Loveland, CO — about 100km north of Denver.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. -The Acadia Axemen hockey team celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Axemen Hockey Celebrity Dinner this past Wednesday, June 13 with four sensational guests that epitomized the evening's theme of ‘Celebrating Canada’s Game”.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia University’s Department of Athletics and Axewomen soccer head coach Amit Batra are pleased to announce the commitment of Surrey United U18 captain Jessica Hunt to the Axewomen Soccer program.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. - By John DeCoste '77 - As one of Acadia's most important volunteer leaders and benefactors, Bruce Galloway is part of a very select group who have made a unique contribution to the university's reputation for excellence.
TORONTO (U SPORTS) – U SPORTS is proud to announce the eight nominees for the 2018 BLG Awards celebrating the U SPORTS Athletes of the Year for the 2017-18 season. Acadia's Paloma Anderson is the AUS female nominee for the second time in her 3.5 years AUS basketball career.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The thought of playing in the CFL started in Junior High School for Truro, N.S. native Gabriel Bagnell. A quarterback during his formative years of football, Bagnell was recently chosen in the seventh round (57th overall) of the CFL draft as a defensive lineman.
ORONTO (U SPORTS) – With the 2018 Canadian Football League (CFL) draft two days away, all eyes will turn next week to the next generation of top Canadian football prospects. Laval will host the 2018 U SPORTS Valero East-West Bowl for the second consecutive year, which features U SPORTS football players heading into their CFL draft year. Included on the roster of the East team are Axemen linemen Nathan Heide and Tommy Grant.
WOLFVILLE, NS – Acadia University’s Department of Athletics and Axewomen soccer head coach Amit Batra are pleased to announce the commitment of United Dartmouth Football Club’s (formerly Dartmouth Football Club) Meghan Johnston to the Axewomen Soccer program.
HALIFAX, N.S. – Acadia Axewomen volleyball head coach Michelle Wood received the 2018 Trendsetter Leadership Award at today’s WomenActive Nova Scotia Trendsetters third annual Awards Luncheon in Halifax.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. - With one of the most successful recent seasons coming to an end, Executive Director of Athletics and Community Events is pleased with not only the Acadia Athletics performance of having all teams participating in AUS championships and seven of 10 teams taking part in the U SPORTS National championship stage, but also ensuring the success of the programs continue with the re-signing of a full-time coach and four part-time coaches.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Sports & Entertainment Atlantic (S|E|A), in partnership with Destination Acadia, Rugby Canada, Rugby Nova Scotia, and the Province of Nova Scotia, today announced that Acadia University will host two major youth rugby events during the summer of 2018.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Acadia University’s Department of Athletics is proud to announce this year’s Major and Team Award winners at the Annual Fred G. Kelly Awards Banquet as selected by the coaches and players of each team.
Sara Baxter has won a prestigious Frank H. Sobey Award for Excellence in Business Studies. Given to only eight business students in the Atlantic Canada region, the Sobey Award recognizes the unrelenting drive of this award-winning varsity athlete.