WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Sara Baxter was already returning to Acadia for a fifth year, but even if she hadn't planned to, the fact that the rugby Axewomen are hosting nationals in the fall of 2018 would have been a great incentive.
FREDERICTON (U SPORTS) - Stephane Legault had a five-point afternoon and Riley Kieser had two goals and two assists as the Alberta Golden Bears beat the Acadia Axemen 8-6 in the third quarter-final game of the 2018 U SPORTS Cavendish Farms University Cup.
QUEBEC CITY (U SPORTS) – Montreal outside hitter Marie-Alex Bélanger was honoured with the Mary Lyons Award as U SPORTS women’s volleyball Player of the Year. Acadia's Lucy Glen-Carter was named to the U SPORTS All-Rookie Team.
FREDERICTON (U SPORTS) ? Concordia forward Anthony Beauregard was honoured with the Senator Joseph A. Sullivan Trophy as U SPORTS men?s hockey Player of the Year. Axeman Steve Harper was honoured as a second team All-Canadian.
The UNB Varsity Reds have been named University Cup favourites in the lead-up to an action-packed weekend of #CHAMPSZN. The No. 7 seeded Axemen will open on Friday, March 16 at 1pm AT against the No. 2 Alberta Golden Bears.
VID RECAP: The Acadia Axemen earned a come-from-behind 92-87 win over the Alberta Golden Bears in consolation semifinal action Saturday evening in Halifax. Axemen take on Brock in Consolation Final at Noon AST at Scotiabank Centre.
REGINA, Sask. (U SPORTS) – Raphaëlle Côté and Jane Gagné both had double-doubles to lead Laval to a 74-63 win over Acadia on Friday night in the second U SPORTS consolation semifinal at the Centre for Kinesiology, Health & Sport.
(REGINA, N.S.) The No. 6-seeded Saskatchewan Huskies overcame a 15-point deficit enroute to a 72-67 upset over the No. 3 seeded and Atlantic University Sport champion Acadia Axewomen Thursday in quarter-final action in the U SPORTS Women’s Basketball Final 8 at the Centre for Kinesiology, Health.
HALIFAX, N.S. (U SPORTS) – The Carleton Ravens drive to record an eighth-straight U SPORTS championship title continues after an 81-64 win over the host Acadia Axemen in the fourth and final quarter-final game Thursday evening at Scotiabank Centre.
REGINA, Sask. (U SPORTS) ? Acadia guard Paloma Anderson was honoured with the Nan Copp Award as U SPORTS women?s basketball Player of the Year Wednesday night, as the national award winners were celebrated at the annual All-Canadian gala.
TORONTO (U SPORTS) – When the U SPORTS Women’s Basketball Final 8 tournament tips off on Thursday, the Regina Cougars will be hoping to capture their first Bronze Baby in nearly two decades on their home floor.
Congratulations to Hockey's Boston Leier and Basketball's Allie Berry who are this week's McDonalds Athletes of the Week. Allie's Axewomen captured the AUS Championship and Boston's Axemen will battle it out this week for a chance to head to the U SPORTS Nationals in Fredercton next weekend.
Looking to add to their record collection of 13 W.P. McGee Trophy titles since 2002, the Ravens will try to set a new mark of eight straight U SPORTS banners. Carleton was drawn as the as the No.1 team going into the national tournament and take on host Acadia Axemen on Thursday night - 8:00 pm (AT)
VID RECAP: Axewomen advance to finals with at 65-43 win over Saint Mary's in semifinal action. Haley McDonald was named the Player of the Game with 17 points. The championship game is at 1:00 pm Sunday
(HALIFAX, N.S.) In Saturday afternoon’s first women’s semifinal matchup of the Subway AUS Women’s Basketball Championship, the No. 1-seeded Acadia Axewomen earned a 65-43 victory over the fourth-seeded Saint Mary’s Huskies.
ST. JOHN'S, NL - he AUS Women's Volleyball Championship game matched the first place Dalhousie Tigers against the third place Acadia Axewoman. While the Tigers finished the season with a 19-1 record it was the Axewomen that handed the tigers their single loss of the season.
(HALIFAX, N.S.) Friday’s first men’s quarterfinal matchup of the Subway AUS Men’s Basketball Championship showcased the fifth-seeded StFX X-Men topping the fourth seeded Acadia Axemen 91-86 in an action packed back-and-forth game.
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The first game of the AUS Women’s Volleyball semifinal pitted the Saint Mary’s Huskies against the Acadia Axewomen. Regular season headers had seen both teams take two games each, and this semifinal was not to be different.
Antigonish, NS – The StFX X-Men have advanced to the Subway AUS championship series with a 6-5 victory over the Acadia Axemen Thursday night at the Charles V. Keating Centre in Game 5 of the AUS semifinals. The X-Men won the series 3-2 in front of a sell-out crowd of 1800 fans.