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    March 19, 2017
    Axemen lay the lumber to win bronze, 7-3 over StFX FREDERICTON (U SPORTS) – Acadia forward Michael Clarke (Halifax, N.S.) had two goals in the first period, and Daniel Petterson (Toronto, Ont.) added two in the second to lead the Axemen to a 7-3 win over StFX, in the bronze medal game at the 2017 U SPORTS Cavendish Farms University Cup.
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    March 18, 2017
    Axemen fall short vs UNB and will play for bronze REDERICTON (U SPORTS) – The UNB Varsity Reds scored in the first and second periods, added an empty-net goal late in the third, and Etienne Marcoux (Terrebonne, Que.) stopped all 20 shots fired at him, en route to a 3-0 victory over the Acadia Axemen
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    March 17, 2017
    VID RECAP: Axemen top No. Alberta at UCup VID RECAP: The Acadia Axemen hockey team opened up the U SPORTS University Cup National Championship with a 4-1 win over the No. 1 seeded Alberta Golden Bears.
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    March 16, 2017
    Axemen advance to U Sports championship semi-finals FREDERICTON (U SPORTS) – The Acadia University Axemen, seeded last in the top eight teams, eliminated the top-ranked University of Alberta Golden Bears by a 4-1 score in the opening game of the 2017 U SPORTS Cavendish Farms University Cup at the Aitken University Centre in Fredericton. The tournament is being hosted by the University of New Brunswick.
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    March 15, 2017
    U Sports announces major awards, Schemitsch named All-Canadian FREDERICTON (U SPORTS) – Philippe Maillet, a fourth-year forward from the UNB Varsity Reds, was named the U SPORTS Player of the Year in men’s hockey, Wednesday night. Acadia's Geoff Schemitsch was honoured as a second team All-Canadian. Schemitsch was named a first team AUS All-Star and the AUS Most Sportsmanlike Player of the Year last week.
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    March 13, 2017
    Axemen take on Alberta in opening game of U Cup The U SPORTS University Cup men's hockey championship gets underway this Thursday at the Aitken University Centre in Fredericton, N.B. The semifinals as well as the final of the University Cup will be broadcast live on Sportsnet 360 and SN Now.
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    March 09, 2017
    U SPORTS honours Acadia's Ross and Anderson VICTORIA (U SPORTS) – Danielle Boiago, a fifth-year guard from the McMaster Marauders, was named the 2017 U SPORTS Women’s Basketball Player of the Year, Wednesday night. Acadia's Katie Ross was named the SYLVIA SWEENEY AWARD (Student-Athlete Community Service) winner and Paloma Anderson named as a 1st Team All-Canadian.
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    March 09, 2017
    Steeves’ shutout helps Axemen beat Huskies 3-0 Halifax N.S. - The Acadia Axemen are in the 2017 University Cup after beating the Saint Mary’s Huskies 3-0 at the Halifax Forum in the AUS Consolation series - as a third berth into the U SPORTS Championship.
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    March 08, 2017
    In Pursuit of Excellence - Katie Ross By John DeCoste '77 - When the Acadia basketball Axewomen take to the court for the conference championships, Katie Ross will be well aware that every game she plays could be her last in an Acadia uniform.
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    March 06, 2017
    VID RECAP: Axemen pick up 5-1 vs SMU VID RECAP: Axemen pick up 5-1 vs SMU in game one of the best of three consolation series. Winner of the series heads to the U SPORTS national championship hosted by UNB in Fredericton.
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    March 06, 2017
    Axemen take game 1 in best of 3 consolation series Wolfville, N.S. – The Acadia Axemen snapped a three-game losing streak in the playoffs, beating the Saint Mary’s Huskies 5-1 on Monday night in Wolfville. Acadia now holds a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three consolation series.
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    March 06, 2017
    Nissen and Smith named McDonalds Athletes of the Week Congratulations to Basketball's Chanel Smith and Erik Nissen, named as this week's McDonalds Athletes of the Week.
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    March 05, 2017
    Axewomen fall short to Capers in AUS Championship final (HALIFAX, N.S.) – The Acadia Axewomen and the Cape Breton Capers faced off in the Subway AUS Women's Basketball Championship final Sunday afternoon at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S.
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    March 04, 2017
    Tigers comeback from near elimination with 78-75 win (HALIFAX, N.S.) - The Dalhousie Tigers and the Acadia Axemen faced off in the second of two men's semi-final matchups in the Subway AUS Basketball Championships Saturday evening at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S.
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    March 04, 2017
    Video highlight: Axewomen vs SMU at AUS Final 6 SF game Video highlight of the Axewomen's 73-66 win over SMU in AUS Final 6 semifinal action. Acadia takes on Cape Breton in championship final Sunday 1:00 pm at Scotiabank Centre.
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    March 04, 2017
    Axewomen hand SMU 77-71 and advance to finals HALIFAX, N.S. – The Acadia Axewomen and the Saint Mary’s Huskies opened up the Subway AUS Basketball Championships Saturday afternoon at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S., facing off in the first of two women’s semi-final matchups.
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    March 04, 2017
    Video highlight: Axemen Basketball vs MUN in AUS Final 6 QF Video Highlight of Axemen's 73-65 win over Memorial in AUS Final 6 quarterfinal. Axemen advance to semifinals vs Dalhousie.
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    March 04, 2017
    Video highlight: Axewomen vs UPEI in AUS Final 6 Video highlight of the Axewomen's 80-66 win over UPEI in AUS Final 6 quarterfinal action. Acadia takes on Saint Mary's in semifinals Saturday 1pm.
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    March 03, 2017
    Axemen top Sea-Hawks 73-65 to advance to AUS semifinals ACADIA 73 (HALIFAX, N.S.) – The Acadia Axemen and the Memorial Sea-Hawks opened up the men's portion of the Subway AUS Basketball Championships Friday evening at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S., facing off in the first of two men's semi-final matchups.
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    March 03, 2017
    Axewomen advance to semifinals with 80-66 win (HALIFAX, N.S.) – The Acadia Axewomen and the UPEI Panthers opened up the Subway AUS Basketball Championships Friday afternoon at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S., facing off in the first of two women’s semi-final matchups.
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    March 02, 2017
    Preview to Final 6: Axewomen vs UPEI - Quarterfinals VIDEO Preview: Discussion around the coming quarterfinals match-up in an interview with Axewomen Basketball head coach Len Harvey.
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    March 03, 2017
    AUS Quarterfinals - Axemen vs Memorial Preview AUS Final 6 QF Preview: Interview with head coach Kevin Duffie regarding the Axemen's opening game vs Memorial in quarterfinal play.
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    March 02, 2017
    AUS Men's Basketball Awards and All-Stars Announced (HALIFAX, N.S.) - Atlantic University Sport is pleased to announce the 2016-17 AUS men's basketball all-stars and major award winners as selected by the conference's eight head coaches following regular season play. Two Axemen were named to the AUS All-Star teams. Forward Erik Nissen and guard Ben Miller were named to the second team All-Star squad.
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    March 02, 2017
    AUS Women's Basketball Awards and All-Stars Announced (HALIFAX, N.S.) - Atlantic University Sport is pleased to announce the 2016-17 AUS women's basketball all-stars and major award winners as selected by the conference's eight head coaches following regular season play. Acadia's Paloma Anderson was named to the AUS first team All-Stars, while teammate Chanel Smith was named to the second team. Katie Ross was named the AUS Student-Athlete Community Service Award winner.
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    March 02, 2017
    AUS Announces Volleyball All-Stars and Major Awards (HALIFAX, N.S.) - Atlantic University Sport is pleased to announce the 2016-17 AUS women's volleyball all-stars and major award winners as selected by the conference's six head coaches following regular season play. Acadia's Lauren Renzella was named as a second team All-Star.
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    March 02, 2017
    Quarterfinal match-up, 3rd meeting against MUN in a week WOLFVILLE, N.S. - By Frank De Palma - For the third time in less than a week, the Acadia Axemen will take on the Memorial Sea-Hawks in AUS men's basketball, but this time the stakes are a little higher.
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    March 01, 2017
    Consolation series set with Axemen vs Huskies WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The Axemen hockey team will have a second chance to get to the U SPORTS National Championship hosted by UNB. They may not be vying for the AUS championship, but the National Championships will have two AUS teams along with host UNB.
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    March 01, 2017
    Cherry, Nettle and Jennings to attend U SPORTS East-West Bowl TORONTO (U SPORTS) – U SPORTS is pleased to announce Laval University will host the annual East-West Bowl in 2017 and 2018. Three Axemen will be attending this year's East - West Bowl including offensive tackle Keiler Cherry, Linebacker Matt Nettle and Free Safety Brandon Jennings.
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    February 28, 2017
    CEGEP’s Clouâtre-Trudeau commits to Axewomen WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia University and Axewomen basketball head coach Len Harvey are pleased to announce the commitment of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu CEGEP guard Rachel Clouâtre-Trudeau to the Axewomen next season.
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    February 28, 2017
    X-Men sweep Axemen in AUS semifinals ANTIGONISH, NS – The StFX X-Men overcame a three-goal third period deficit to defeat the Acadia Axemen 5-4 in overtime in Game 3 of the Subway AUS semifinals in front of over 1400 fans at the Charles V. Keating Centre.
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    February 27, 2017
    McDonalds Athletes of the Week Congratulations to Basketball's Kyle Arseneault and Katie Ross, named as this week's McDonalds Athletes of the Week
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    February 26, 2017
    Pathers & Axewomen to open up AUS Final 6 weekend The 2017 Subway AUS Women’s Basketball Championship will be hosted by the AUS conference office at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S., March 3-5, 2017. The Axewomen open the quarterfinals on Friday, March 3 at 1:00 pm against the UPEI Panthers at Scotiabank Centre - Halifax.
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    February 26, 2017
    Axemen & Sea-Hawks matched up in Quarterfinals The 2017 Subway AUS Men’s Basketball Championship will be hosted by the AUS conference office at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S., March 3-5, 2017. Acadia will take on Memorial at 6:30 pm in quarterfinal play at the Scotiabank Centre - Halifax.
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    February 25, 2017
    Axemen split weekend against Memorial with 84-74 loss in game two WOLFVILLE, N.S. – A close game between Memorial and the Axemen opened up at the six-minute mark of the third quarter when the Sea-Hawks recorded a 14-2 run to take a commanding 57-45 lead and eventual 84-74 win in the second of a two game weekend match up.
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    February 25, 2017
    Axewomen sweep weekend match-up against visiting Sea-Hawks WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Down by as much as much as 16 in the second quarter, the Axewomen basketball posted a comeback 83-72 win over Memorial in the second of two games against the Sea-Hawks this weekend.
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    February 24, 2017
    Axemen move up in AUS standings with win over MUN WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Axemen basketball team picked up an important 4-point win in the standings, handing the visiting Memorial Sea-Hawks a 97-82 loss.
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    February 24, 2017
    VID RECAP: Axemen trail X 2-0 in best of Five Semifinals VIDEO RECAP: The U Sports No. 5 ranked Acadia Axemen trial 2-0 in the best of five AUS semifinals after a 4-2 loss to the visiting StFX X-Men. Acadia heads to Antigonish for game 3 and 4 if necessary.
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    February 24, 2017
    X-Men take 2-0 series lead with 4-2 win over Axemen WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The StFX X-Men took a stranglehold on the best of five semi-final series with a 4-2 win over the host Acadia Axemen. Despite holding a 12-3 home record in the regular season, the Axemen are now 0-2 in Wolfville during the playoffs and will need a win on Monday in Antigonish to keep the series alive.
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    February 24, 2017
    Axewomen one step closer to fourth place finish WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The Axewomen basketball team picked up four points in the AUS standings with a convincing 77-61 win over the visiting Memorial Sea-Hawks.
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    February 23, 2017
    U Sports No. 10 X-Men take game one with 2OT win over No. 5 Axemen WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The U SPORTS No. 10 ranked StFX X-Men spoiled the No. 5 Acadia's first playoff game of the 2016-17 season, defeating the Axemen 4-3 in double OT to take a 1-0 lead, in the best-of-5 series.
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