OTTAWA, ON (Rugby Canada) - Canada’s women’s U20 head coach Jen Boyd has named a 24-player squad for next months Can-Am Series against the USA in Ottawa. Acadia's Harley Tucker was named to the squad today.
TORONTO (U SPORTS) – U SPORTS announced today the rosters for the men’s and women’s soccer, men’s volleyball and men’s basketball teams set to represent Canada at the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei City, Chinese Taipei. Fifth year basketball Axemen forward and native of Quispamsis, N.B., Erik Nissen was chosen to represent Canada at the FISU 2017 Summer Universiade Games
HALIFAX, NS – Today, Canada Basketball in partnership with Sport and Entertainment Atlantic, announced that the Scotiabank Centre in downtown Halifax will host the first Senior Men’s National Team home game of the new FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Americas Qualifiers.
The 40th U SPORTS Annual Meeting and 2017 conference ran June 5-8 at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale, where all 56 members have gathered for three days of thematic presentations and workshops. The discussions will form the foundation for the future of university sport in Canada.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia University and Axewomen rugby head coach Matt Durant announced two more additions to the fall roster with the commitment of Emilie Merilainen and Taryn McLachlin from Trenton High School in Ontario.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Acadia University announced today, changes in its Finance and Administration portfolio which included a range of internal support and front-facing departments. The changes will create efficiency and better alignment with on-campus expertise and experience.
WOLFVILLE, N.S - Eight athletes and builders will be inducted into the Acadia Sports Hall of Fame at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons in Wolfville. The event will be part of Acadia's Homecoming celebrations, scheduled for October 12-15 on the Acadia campus.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia University and Acadia men’s basketball head coach Kevin Duffie announced today the commitment of Fredericton, N.B. native Brett Speedy, who will join the Axemen squad this coming fall.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia basketball assistant coach Daniel De Palma will be one among 30 coaches vying for honours as Sport Nova Scotia’s Support4Sport Coach of the Year. De Palma was recently named Basketball Nova Scotia’s (BNS) coach of the year in part for his thrilling U17 Boys Team Nova Scotia gritty comeback win over Ontario in the National championship final hosted by the University of Winnipeg this past summer.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Annual Annapolis Valley Events and Sports Tourism Association (AVESTA) announced this year’s winners in various categories that included Acadia University’s Athletics Complex as the venue of the year.
Paloma Anderson continues to go where no Acadia women's basketball player has gone before. Anderson recently completed her third season with the Axewomen. Actually, she arrived at Acadia over the Christmas break in 2014, so it's really only been two years and four months.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Acadia’s winter season varsity squads had their work cut out for them after a successful fall campaign that included every team placing third place or higher in the AUS final standings and three teams attending their respective U SPORTS championships. Here’s a look at how things turned out.
(WOLFVILLE, N.S. ) - For goalie Robert Steeves, the 2016-2017 university hockey season was the most satisfying – not to mention the most successful – of his three years at Acadia, culminating in a national bronze medal.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.