Athletics News

  • In Pursuit of Excellence - Sara Baxter
    March 20, 2018
    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.
  • Axemen lose quarterfinal match-up vs Alberta
    March 16, 2018
    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.
  • Glen-Carter named to U SPORTS All-Rookie team
    March 15, 2018
    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.
  • Game Preview: Alberta vs Acadia - U SPORTS Quarterfinals
    March 15, 2018
    (FREDERICTON, N.B.) The last time the Axemen met Alberta was at the 2017 University Cup in quarterfinal play where Acadia prevailed in a 4-1 win over the No. 1 Golden Bears.
  • Axemen's Harper named U SPORTS All-Canadian
    March 14, 2018
    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.
  • U Cup Preview: Axemen seeded 7th open against No. 2 Alberta
    March 11, 2018
    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.
  • Badgers grab consolation final with win over Axemen
    March 11, 2018
    HALIFAX, N.S. (U SPORTS) – The Brock Badgers claimed the consolation championship at the U SPORTS Men’s Basketball Final 8 Championship with a convincing 94-57 win over the host Acadia Axemen.
  • VID: Axemen top Bears to advance to Consolation Final
    March 10, 2018
    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.
  • Axemen top Bears to advance to Consolation Final
    March 10, 2018
    HALIFAX, N.S. (U SPORTS) – The Acadia Axemen earned a come-from-behind 92-87 win over the Alberta Golden Bears in consolation semifinal action Saturday evening in Halifax.
  • VID: Axemen advance to U Cup with 6-1 win over SMU
    March 09, 2018
    VID: Axemen advance to U Cup with 6-1 win over SMU
  • Axewomen dropped by Laval in consolation semi-finals
    March 10, 2018
    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.
  • Axemen advance to U Cup with 6-1 win over SMU
    March 09, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S – The USports No. 7 Acadia Axemen went out with a bang for their last game on home ice of the 2017-18 season, with a 6-1 blowout win over the No. 8 Saint Mary’s Huskies.
  • Axewomen upset in quarterfinals by Saskatchewan
    March 09, 2018
    (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.
  • Axemen fall short in advancing past No. 1 seeded Ravens
    March 08, 2018
    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. 
  • Anderson named U SPORTS Most Valuable Player
    March 07, 2018
    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.
  • Huskies force game three at Acadia
    March 07, 2018
    (Halifax, N.S.) The Saint Mary’s Huskies picked up a 3-2 win over the Acadia Axemen in game two of their AUS consolation final series on Wednesday night at the Halifax Forum. 
  • U SPORTS women's basketball championship preview
    March 06, 2018
    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.
  • VID RECAP: Axemen post 6-3 win over SMU
    March 05, 2018
    VID RECAP: Axemen post 6-3 win over Saint Mary's in game 1 of the best of 3 consolation series. Axemen and Huskies square off again in game two on Wedensday at the Halifax Forum - 7:00 pm.
  • Consolation round kicks off with 6-3 Axemen win over SMU
    March 05, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S – The AUS consolation series got off to an exciting start, as the USports No. 6 Acadia Axemen doubled up on the No. 7 Saint Mary’s Huskies for a final score of 6-3 on Monday night.
  • McDonalds Athletes of the Week - Week 22
    March 05, 2018
    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.
  • Final 8 Preview: Axemen taking on No. 1 Carleton
    March 04, 2018
    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)
  • Time heals most wounds. This one took a year. 
    March 04, 2018
    By Monty Mosher - The Acadia Axewomen, ousted a year ago in the AUS women’s basketball final by the Cape Breton Capers, made amends on Sunday by claiming their first conference title since 2012. 
  • VID RECAP: Axewomen are AUS Champions!
    March 04, 2018
    VID RECAP: Axewomen win AUS Championship in a 80-58 win over UPEI Panthers. Next stop, USPORTS Championship in Regina, Sask.
  • VID RECAP: Axewomen advance to finals with win vs SMU
    March 03, 2018
    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
  • Axewomen advance to finals with win over Huskies
    March 03, 2018
    (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.  
  • Axewomen push championship match to fifth set
    March 03, 2018
    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.
  • VID RECAP: Axemen topped by StFX in AUS QF
    March 02, 2018
    VID RECAP: Axemen topped by StFX in AUS Quarterfinal play.
  • StFX hands Axemen 91-86 loss in quarterfinals
    March 02, 2018
    (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.  
  • Axewomen advance to AUS Championship final
    March 02, 2018
    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. 
  • X-Men advance to finals with 6-5 win over Axemen
    March 02, 2018
    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. 
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