Athletics News

  • In Pursuit of Excellence - Elliott Richardson
    January 15, 2018
    By Sara Baxter - It is common knowledge that varsity athletes put in extensive hours to prepare for their games and competitions each week. These are hours spent at practice with their teams, in physio, in meetings, and also in the weight room. At Acadia, Elliott Richardson is a consistent presence for all athletes in the varsity weight room.
  • McDonalds Athletes of the Week
    January 15, 2018
    This week's Acadia McDonalds Athletes of the Week include Basketball's Allie Berry and Ben Miller.
  • VID RECAP: Axemen squeeze out win vs StFX
    January 14, 2018
    VID RECAP: Erik Nissen's two-point fadeaway shot with 2.7 seconds remaining in the game handed the Axemen a 75-73 win over the visiting StFX X-Men.
  • VID RECAP: Axewomen remain undefeated with win over X
    January 14, 2018
    VID RECAP: In front of a near capacity crowd at Acadia's War Memorial Gymnasium, the U SPORTS No. 1 ranked Acadia Axewomen improved to 10-0 with a convincing 89-42 win over the StFX X-Women.
  • Axewomen remain undefeated with win over X
    January 13, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – In front of a near capacity crowd at Acadia’s War Memorial Gymnasium, the U SPORTS No. 1 ranked Acadia Axewomen improved to 10-0 with a convincing 89-42 win over the StFX X-Women.
  • Axemen squeeze past X-Men in fourth meeting between both teams
    January 14, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Erik Nissen’s two-point fadeaway shot with 0.2 seconds remaining in the game handed the Axemen a 75-73 win over the visiting StFX X-Men.
  • Axewomen extend winning streak to 5 with sweep of UNB
    January 13, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Senior outside hitter Sarah Ross led the Axewomen in a 3-0 sweep of the visiting UNB Varsity Reds in the second of a two-game matchup weekend versus the V-Reds.
  • U SPORTS No. 6 Axemen hand No. 7 Huskies 6-2 loss
    January 12, 2018
    VID RECAP: In Wolfville, U SPORTS No. 6 ranked Axemen hand No. 7 Huskies a 6-2 loss. The win is the second in a row vs Saint Mary's.
  • Axewomen extend winning streak to 4 with win vs UNB
    January 12, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Axewomen volleyball team continue their winning streak, now grown to four wins in a row, with a 3-1 victory over the visiting UNB Varsity Reds.
  • U SPORTS No. 6 Axemen hand No. 7 Huskies 6-2 loss
    January 12, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The U SPORTS No. 6 ranked Acadia Axemen (14-5-2) were on fire downing the visiting No. 7 Saint Mary’s Huskies (15-6-1) by a score of 6-2 in front of a near capacity crowd of 2060.
  • Axemen rebound from loss with win over host X
    January 10, 2018
    Antigonish, NS – The Acadia Axemen (7-2) earned an 82-66 road victory over the StFX X-Men (4-5) in Atlantic University Sport basketball action Wednesday on Coach K Court at Oland Centre. 
  • Top-ranked Axewomen rally for road win over X-Women 
    January 10, 2018
    Antigonish, NS – On a record-setting night for Allie Berry (Yarmouth, NS), the U SPORTS No. 1 ranked Acadia Axewomen (9-0) rallied in the second half for an 84-63 victory over the StFX X-Women (0-9) in Atlantic University Sport basketball action Wednesday on Coach K Court at Oland Centre. 
  • Independent Grocers' Plays of the Week - Week 16
    January 10, 2018
    It's that time of the week! Our favourite... Independent Grocers Plays of the Week. This week dominated by the No. 1 ranked Axewomen Basketball and our Axemen Hockey team with a great goal. Take a peek.
  • Several Basketball Axewomen to rewrite team record book
    January 10, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Being ranked the number one women’s basketball team in the country for the last four weeks of the U SPORTS Top Ten, the accomplishments of several Axewomen have been overshadowed by the team’s 8-0 record - only one of two remaining teams in the country undefeated.
  • Giftopoulos named AUS Subway Athlete of the Week
    January 10, 2018
    Congratulations to Axemen hockey's Remy Giftopoulos who was named the AUS Subway Athlete of the Week for his three goal performance this past weekend in wins against Moncton and Saint Mary's.
  • In Pursuit of Excellence - Emma Duinker
    January 09, 2018
    By John DeCoste - Since graduating from Acadia in 2012, Emma Duinker fulfilled her goal of becoming a professional basketball player, suiting up for three seasons with three different professional clubs in Germany. “So much has gone on in my life since I left Acadia,” Duinker, now 28, said in a Dec. 19 interview.
  • Acadia's McDonalds Athletes of the Week - Week 14
    January 08, 2018
    Congratulations to Axemen Hockey's Remy Giftopoulos and Basketball's Paloma Anderson, named week 14 Athletes of the Week.
  • 2018 starts with loss for Basketball Axemen
    January 07, 2018
    (FREDERICTON, NB) Newcomer Cooper Wilks (Sydney, AUS) came off the bench to score 16 points, leading the Varsity Reds in an 80-67 win over the visiting Acadia Axemen. 
  • U SPORTS No. 7 Axemen pickup 4-2 over No. 6 Huskies
    January 06, 2018
    (Halifax, NS) The Acadia Axemen added an empty-net goal to beat the Saint Mary’s Huskies 4-2 on Saturday night at the Halifax Forum. It was a back and forth game, with the Huskies coming back to tie it up twice. The third Axemen lead of the night proved to be too big a hill to climb. 
  • Fourth quarter comeback keeps Axewomen undefeated
    January 06, 2018
    (FREDERICTON, NB) The UNB Varsity Reds held the country?s number one team in check for more than three quarters. But, the U SPORTS No. 1 ranked Acadia Axewomen surged into the lead midway through the fourth quarter and never relinquished it. 
  • Third period delivers 7-4 win over Moncton
    January 05, 2018
    VID RECAP: A video recap of the Axemen's 7-4 win over Moncton in the opening game of 2018 at the Andrew H. McCain Arena.
  • Third period delivers 7-4 win over Moncton
    January 05, 2018
    Wolfville, N.S – Neither the icy aftermath of a winter storm or the prospect of seeing the entirety of Canada versus Sweden game stopped the Axemen faithful from coming to Wolfville on Friday night.
  • Axewomen Soccer sign Suburban FC Centre Back Jodrey
    January 05, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia University and the Department of Athletics are pleased to announce the commitment of Suburban Football Club Centre Back Lauren Jodrey to the Axewomen Soccer program.
  • Jan. 4 Games Postponed due to inclement weather
    January 04, 2018
    Acadia Basketball games scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 4 vs Saint Mary's are postponed due to inclement weather.
  • Seizing all football opportunities - Keiler Cherry
    January 04, 2018
    From the Lloydminster Source - By Jamie Harkins. Lloydminster’s Keiler Cherry has made a habit of seizing onto the opportunities given to him. Cherry, 24, used this attitude to forge a four-year career with the Canadian Junior Football League’s Saskatoon Hilltops before taking up the challenge of becoming an all-star left tackle and offensive line leader with the U Sports Acadia University...
  • 2018 Winter season to gear-up in January
    December 31, 2017
    The fall sports seasons at Acadia came to an exciting conclusion with an AUS championship in football and the winter season holds the same enthusiasm as five teams battle for top position in their respective conferences.
  • A season to remember: Fall 2017 Recap
    December 31, 2017
    "Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory."  Mahatma Gandhi The AUS fall season saw great results from all five Acadia fall teams and included one AUS Championship title.
  • Axemen complete Shoveller with win over MSVU
    December 31, 2017
    (Halifax, NS) – Getting day three of the Shoveller Memorial Invitational Basketball Tournament underway in the game for 7th place was the MSVU Mystics and Acadia Axemen.  
  • Axemen come out flat against Stingers
    December 30, 2017
    (Halifax, NS) – In the first game of day two of the Shoveller Memorial Invitational Basketball Tournament the Acadia Axemen took on the Concordia Stingers at the Dalplex. The Stingers got out to an early lead in the first quarter and didn’t look back as they controlled this one and took the 85-69 victory. 
  • Axemen dropped by X at Dal Shoveller Tournament
    December 29, 2017
    (Halifax, NS) – In game two of the Shoveller Memorial Invitational Basketball Tournament, the Acadia Axemen took on the StFX X-Men. It took overtime to solve this one, but StFX were able to take the win 90-87.  
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