That time of the Week that we love so much... The Independent Grocers' Plays of the Week that highlight Haley McDonald's record breaking three, Hockey's series winning goal by Geoff Schemitsch, a steal and three by the one and only Nick De Palma and a volleyball rally that finally ends with a Sarah Ross block
(HALIFAX, N.S.) - Atlantic University Sport is pleased to announce the 2017-18 AUS men's hockey major award winners and all-stars as selected by the conference's seven head coaches following regular season play. Second year forward Stephen Harper was named to the AUS first team all-star squad. Teammate Boston Leier was named to the second team.
HALIFAX, N.S. - Congratulations to Hockey's Boston Leier who was named the Subway AUS Athlete of the Week ending Feb. 18, 2018. Leier and the Axemen advance to the AUS semi-finals vs StFX after a quarterfinal sweep of the Dalhousie Tigers.
Congratulations to Basketball's Haley McDonald and Hockey's Boston Leier, this week's Acadia McDonalds Athletes of the Week. McDonald averaged 29.5 points in two games and Leier scored three goals and assist in a two-game sweep of the best of three quarterfinal series vs Dalhousie.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. - In their final home game of the season, the Dalhousie Tigers hosted the Acadia Axemen in a battle for AUS standings. The Axemen combined lights-out shooting with tough defence in the first quarter and were able to hold a lead throughout to take the 75-63 win.
HALIFAX, N.S. – In their final home game of the season, the Dalhousie Tigers faced off against the Acadia Axewomen in Saturday night action. Acadia pushed the pace throughout the game and used their transition to get an early lead and hold on to it. The Axewomen came away with the 92-72 win and clinched first place in the AUS standings with a 17-2 record.
October 16th, 2015, is a day I will never forget. I can still summon up the popping sound I heard that day. The journey that followed was a time full of strict demands. This was my agenda for many months. I had to meet these demands in order to get to where I am today, and to complete my return to basketball.
HALIFAX, N.S. – In game two of the best of three playoff series, the Dalhousie Tigers faced elimination at home against the Acadia Axemen. Despite getting outplayed in the first two periods, the Axemen put together a tremendous final frame with 4 unanswered goals to claim the 4-2 win, and 2-0 series victory.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The U SPORTS No. 8 ranked Acadia Axemen gave the home crowd a Valentine’s Day to remember with a 5-2 win over the Dalhousie Tigers to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three AUS quarterfinal series.
Independent Grocers' Plays of the Week - Week 21 include two amazing 3pt baskets men's basketball; a great OT winner in men's hockey; a long crazy rally in volleyball and a great swim at the AUS championship.
Congratulations to Swimming's Brett Liem named the Subway AUS Male Athlete of the Week for his three gold medal wins along with four silvers and a bronze at the AUS championships this past weekend in Saint John, NB.
By John DeCoste '77 - During his time as an Acadia student in the early 2000s, Len Harvey was a faithful fan of the Acadia varsity athletic teams, and in particular the women's basketball squad. He had no way of knowing that 15 years after his graduation in 2003, he would be in his third season as the Axewomen head coach.
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.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. ? A 19 point comeback highlighted the Cape Breton Caper?s 84-83 win over the U SPORTS No. 3 ranked Acadia Axewomen. The loss is only the second for the Axewomen this season and comes on the first meeting of both teams this season.
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.