Axemen lay the lumber to win bronze, 7-3 over StFXFREDERICTON (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.
Axemen fall short vs UNB and will play for bronzeREDERICTON (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
Axemen advance to U Sports championship semi-finalsFREDERICTON (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.
U Sports announces major awards, Schemitsch named All-CanadianFREDERICTON (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.
Axemen take on Alberta in opening game of U CupThe 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.
U SPORTS honours Acadia's Ross and AndersonVICTORIA (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.
Steeves’ shutout helps Axemen beat Huskies 3-0Halifax 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.
In Pursuit of Excellence - Katie RossBy 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.
VID RECAP: Axemen pick up 5-1 vs SMUVID 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.
Axemen take game 1 in best of 3 consolation seriesWolfville, 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.
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.
Axewomen hand SMU 77-71 and advance to finalsHALIFAX, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Consolation series set with Axemen vs HuskiesWOLFVILLE, 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.
Cherry, Nettle and Jennings to attend U SPORTS East-West BowlTORONTO (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.
CEGEP’s Clouâtre-Trudeau commits to AxewomenWOLFVILLE, 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.
X-Men sweep Axemen in AUS semifinalsANTIGONISH, 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.
Pathers & Axewomen to open up AUS Final 6 weekendThe 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.
Axemen & Sea-Hawks matched up in QuarterfinalsThe 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.
X-Men take 2-0 series lead with 4-2 win over AxemenWOLFVILLE, 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.