WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Graduating hockey Axeman Matt Pufahl will extend his hockey career with the Colorado Eagles this coming season. The Eagles will take over as the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche affiliate team. The AHL Board of Governors approved league expansion in July of 2017, with the Eagles set to come on board this season. The Eagles are located in Loveland, CO — about 100km north of Denver.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. -The Acadia Axemen hockey team celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Axemen Hockey Celebrity Dinner this past Wednesday, June 13 with four sensational guests that epitomized the evening's theme of ‘Celebrating Canada’s Game”.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia University’s Department of Athletics and Axewomen soccer head coach Amit Batra are pleased to announce the commitment of Surrey United U18 captain Jessica Hunt to the Axewomen Soccer program.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. - By John DeCoste '77 - As one of Acadia's most important volunteer leaders and benefactors, Bruce Galloway is part of a very select group who have made a unique contribution to the university's reputation for excellence.
TORONTO (U SPORTS) – U SPORTS is proud to announce the eight nominees for the 2018 BLG Awards celebrating the U SPORTS Athletes of the Year for the 2017-18 season. Acadia's Paloma Anderson is the AUS female nominee for the second time in her 3.5 years AUS basketball career.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The thought of playing in the CFL started in Junior High School for Truro, N.S. native Gabriel Bagnell. A quarterback during his formative years of football, Bagnell was recently chosen in the seventh round (57th overall) of the CFL draft as a defensive lineman.
ORONTO (U SPORTS) – With the 2018 Canadian Football League (CFL) draft two days away, all eyes will turn next week to the next generation of top Canadian football prospects. Laval will host the 2018 U SPORTS Valero East-West Bowl for the second consecutive year, which features U SPORTS football players heading into their CFL draft year. Included on the roster of the East team are Axemen linemen Nathan Heide and Tommy Grant.
WOLFVILLE, NS – Acadia University’s Department of Athletics and Axewomen soccer head coach Amit Batra are pleased to announce the commitment of United Dartmouth Football Club’s (formerly Dartmouth Football Club) Meghan Johnston to the Axewomen Soccer program.
HALIFAX, N.S. – Acadia Axewomen volleyball head coach Michelle Wood received the 2018 Trendsetter Leadership Award at today’s WomenActive Nova Scotia Trendsetters third annual Awards Luncheon in Halifax.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. - With one of the most successful recent seasons coming to an end, Executive Director of Athletics and Community Events is pleased with not only the Acadia Athletics performance of having all teams participating in AUS championships and seven of 10 teams taking part in the U SPORTS National championship stage, but also ensuring the success of the programs continue with the re-signing of a full-time coach and four part-time coaches.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Sports & Entertainment Atlantic (S|E|A), in partnership with Destination Acadia, Rugby Canada, Rugby Nova Scotia, and the Province of Nova Scotia, today announced that Acadia University will host two major youth rugby events during the summer of 2018.
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.
Sara Baxter has won a prestigious Frank H. Sobey Award for Excellence in Business Studies. Given to only eight business students in the Atlantic Canada region, the Sobey Award recognizes the unrelenting drive of this award-winning varsity athlete.
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.