2017-18 Acadia Swimming News

  • Swim team brings home recent record 33 medals
    February 12, 2018
    SAINT JOHN, N.B. – The Acadia swimming team bettered last year’s AUS Swimming championship medal haul of 21 with 33 medals this past weekend. The Axemen and Axewomen finished second in their respective gender category and second overall.
  • Acadia Swimming at AUS championships Day 2
    February 11, 2018
    SAINT JOHN, NB - The Dalhousie Tigers grip on the top step of the podium at the Subway Atlantic University Sport Swimming Championships is beginning to slip… ever so slightly. 
  • Axemen and Axewomen sit second after DAY 1
    February 10, 2018
    SAINT JOHN, NB - The Dalhousie Tigers won 10 of the 12 events on the first day of competition at the 2018 Subway Atlantic University Sport Swimming Championships, at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre, in Saint John. 
  • Liem and MacDonald honoured with AUS Swimming Awards
    February 09, 2018
    (SAINT JOHN, N.B.) Atlantic University Sport is pleased to announce the 2017-18 AUS swimming major award winners as selected by the conference’s six head coaches. Acad's Brett Liem was named the Male Swimmer of the Year, while Acadia head coach Gary MacDonald was named the Male Coach of the Year. Congrats to both.
  • Axemen fall short by 10 points in defeating Tigers
    January 21, 2018
    HALIFAX, N.S. – The dominant men’s swim team at Dalhousie had a challenger this past weekend in Halifax. The Axemen swim team fell short by 9.5 points in matching the Tigers’ output in the AUS’s last regular season swim meet of the season.
  • Personal bests and U SPORTS qualifying times headline Kemp-Fry
    November 20, 2017
    HALIFAX, N.S. – The Acadia swim team completed the three-day Kemp-Fry Swim Meet hosted by Dalhousie University this past weekend with a second place finish in the men’s and women’s divisions and an overall combined second place finish behind the host Dalhousie Tigers.
  • Axewomen and Axemen finish Jack Scholz meet in 2nd place
    October 30, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Acadia swim team wrapped up their second meet of the season with a second place combined finish at the ninth annual Jack Scholz meet hosted at Acadia University.
  • Acadia's Deutsch and Henger post event wins
    October 28, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – At the annual Jack Scholz Memorial Swim Meet, the Dalhousie Tigers grabbed gold medal wins in 16 of 18 events in Day One.
  • Acadia swimming finishes 2nd at first AUS season meet
    October 16, 2017
    FREDERICTON, N.B. – The AUS Swim season kicked off in Fredericton this past weekend at the annual Ambey Legere Invitational Meet hosted by UNB.
  • Season Preview: Swimming team sets high goals
    October 11, 2017
    After an amazing finish to the 2016-17 season at the AUS Championships hosted by UPEI, where the Axemen finished second in the team standings, while the Axewomen finished a close third, the Acadia swim team is hoping for better results this season.
  • In Pursuit of Excellence - Guy Harrison-Murray
    October 10, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - By John DeCoste - First-year Axemen swimmer Guy Harrison-Murray has never let a disability prevent him from achieving his goals, either in his chosen sport or in life in general.