Three players from the Acadia Axemen and three players from defending U SPORTS champion Laval have been named to the 2019 College Football America Yearbook U SPORTS Preseason Starting Lineup, CFAY’s version of a preseason All-Canada team.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Instead of joining her fellow graduates on the Acadia graduation trip to a sunny and hot southern destination, fourth-year Axewomen Soccer player Sarah Charnock decided to not only reward herself for her hard work in obtaining a Bachelor of Kinesiology with Honours but also turn her trip to Nice, France into an educational experience.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The process of creating an integrated sports science system within the Department of Athletics at Acadia University has taken a large step forward with the announcement that Elliott Richardson, previous owner and operator of Acadia Performance Training, will become Acadia Athletics’ first full-time Manager of Student-Athlete Performance.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Back when they were teenage roommates, Connor McDavid and Stephen Harper would ride up to Buffalo and watch the Sabres. They’d settle into their seats in KeyBank Center with the very real dream of playing in the NHL one day.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia University’s Axemen basketball head coach Kevin Duffie announced today the commitment by Burlington, Ont. native Jaylen Passley to join the Acadia men’s basketball team this coming fall.
- U SPORTS announced today the roster of women’s basketball teams who will represent Canada at the 2019 Universiade Games in Napoli, Italy from July 3-14. Included in the women’s Team Canada roster is Acadia’s Jayda Veinot.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia University and Executive Director of Athletics Kevin Dickie are pleased to announce the hiring of Amit Batra as Acadia’s first full-time head coach of both the Axewomen and Axemen soccer teams.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia University and Executive Director of Athletics Kevin Dickie announced today that women’s basketball head coach Len Harvey will return to lead the Axewomen for the coming seasons after signing a multi-year contract extension.
Six Axemen were named to the East roster including Offensive standouts Cordell Hastings, Hunter Guenard and Dale Wright. Three of the Axemen's top defenders were also named to the East roster including Bailey Feltmate, Rory Kelly and Jadin White-Frayne.
TORONTO, ON - Acadia's Haley McDonald was named the U SPORTS Athlete of the Month for March. A third-year kinesiology student from Port Williams, N.S., McDonald led the Axewomen to their second consecutive AUS women?s basketball championship title March 3 in Halifax, N.S.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Bedford, N.S. native Joe Frenette will join the Axemen Basketball team this coming fall. Acadia University and men’s basketball team head coach Kevin Duffie announced today that Frenette has committed to the program and will be working towards a Bachelor of Business Administration degree beginning in September.
HALIFAX, N.S. - Atlantic University Sport released the 2019 fall sports schedules today, including women’s rugby, men’s football, men’s and women’s soccer as well as men’s and women’s cross country. Hosts for the 2019 fall championships were also confirmed.
By Sara Baxter - Kenyan born Jerome Mugambi is currently in his third year of a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Business Technology Management at Acadia University. Having grown up in Ontario, Mugambi has been interested in basketball since he moved to Canada at age five.
TORONTO (U SPORTS) – The No. 8 Ryerson Rams battled their way to a dominant 91-67 win over the No. 6 Acadia Axewomen in the consolation final to close out their U SPORTS Final 8 campaign on Sunday afternoon at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto.
TORONTO (U SPORTS) – The Acadia Axewomen battled for an 86-74 victory to eliminate the Concordia Stingers in the Consolation semifinal on Friday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. The win is the first win at a National Championship for the Axewomen program since their first visit in 2012.
TORONTO, ON - Three Basketball Axewomen honoured including Lanae Adams who was named the Tracy MacLeod National Award Winner for courage and overcoming adversity. Haley McDonald was named to the second team All-Canadian squad and Jayda Veinot was selected to the U SPORTS All-Rookie team.
TORONTO (U SPORTS) – Haley McDonald from the Acadia Axewomen women’s basketball squad and Zach Sawchenko of the Alberta Golden Bears men’s hockey team are the U SPORTS Male and Female Athletes of the Week for the period ending Mar. 3, 2019.