Athletics News

  • Acadia Swim Team 2018 Season Preview
    October 18, 2018
    VIDEO: Acadia swim team season preview as they enter the water this weekend in the first AUS meet of the season hosted at Acadia - Jack Scholz Meet - Nov. 20-21, 2018
  • Acadia Swimming Season Preview
    October 18, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - After a record-breaking season that saw the Axewomen and Axemen swim teams better their 2017 AUS Swimming championship medal haul of 21 with 33 medals this past season. The Axemen and Axewomen finished second in their respective gender category and second overall at last year’s championship.
  • Sandra & Arthur Irving announced as Honourary Chairpersons
    October 17, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Acadia University and the Department of Athletics are pleased to announce Arthur and Sandra Irving as honourary chairpersons of the 2018 U SPORTS National Women’s Rugby Championship hosted by Acadia in Wolfville, N.S. from November 1st to 4th.
  • Plays of the Week - Week 6
    October 17, 2018
    Lots of great plays this week. Honourable mention to football's Rory Kelly's interception or Gordon McLaughlin's great goal vs Moncton. Enjoy this week's Plays of the Week.
  • Guenard & Kelly named AUS Football Players of the Week
    October 16, 2018
    HALIFAX, N.S. - Congratulations to football's Hunter Guenard and Rory Kelly who were named the AUS Football Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week respectively.
  • Kinesiology & Athletics work on expanding collaboration
    October 16, 2018
    The school of Kinesiology and Acadia Athletics is working together to ensure exciting learning experiences for students and to improve high-performance of student-athletes. This collaboration is beneficial for students as well as varsity teams at Acadia as it continues to grow with new developments and partnerships.
  • McDonalds Athletes of the Week - Week 6
    October 15, 2018
    Congratulations to Cross Country's Katie Robinson & Acadia Football Hunter Guenard who are this week's McDonalds Athletes of the Week.
  • Cross Country team finishes 2nd in last AUS race
    October 15, 2018
    MONCTON, N.B. – The Axewomen cross country team completed the AUS regular season with a second place finish overall – only one point behind StFX in the final team standings.
  • Dinos post big second half for win vs Axemen
    October 14, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The visiting Calgary Dinos handed the basketball Axemen a 93-71 loss in a Sunday afternoon exhibition matchup.
  • U SPORTS No. 2 StFX squeeze past No. 8 Axewomen
    October 14, 2018
    VIDEO RECAP: The U SPORTS No. 2 ranked StFX X-Women will retain first place in the AUS standings, but it didn't come easy as they edged the host Axewomen 22-20 in the last game of the AUS regular season.
  • U SPORTS No. 2 StFX squeeze past No. 8 Axewomen
    October 14, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The U SPORTS No. 2 ranked StFX X-Women will retain first place in the AUS standings, but it didn’t come easy as they edged the host Axewomen 22-20 in the last game of the AUS regular season.
  • Axemen improve to 3-3 with 31-9 win over Gaiters
    October 13, 2018
    VID RECAP: Axemen improve to 3-3 with 31-9 win over Gaiters and head to Mount Allison next Saturday. Last game of the regular season is at home Sat. Oct. 27 vs Saint Mary's.
  • Axemen improve to 3-3 with 31-9 win over Gaiters
    October 13, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – A 60 yard Dale Wright rushing touchdown at the six-minute mark of the third quarter was the game’s turning point as the Axemen delivered a 31-9 Homecoming win on a third-quarter outburst.
  • Four unanswered goals give Axemen 6-3 win over Dal
    October 12, 2018
    VIDEO RECAP: Axemen pick up a 6-3 win over the visiting Dalhousie Tigers on four unanswered goals by the Axemen.
  • Four unanswered goals give Axemen 6-3 win over Dal
    October 12, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S – The Acadia Axemen (2-2) gave the home crowd something to cheer for on Homecoming Weekend in Wolfville, as they defeated the Dalhousie Tigers (1-3) 6-3 on Friday night. The game was a back and forth for most of the 60 minutes – including 4 lead changes – but Acadia pulled away in the third period with four goals coming in the final frame.
  • Axemen fall to 5-3-0 with 2-0 loss to UNB
    October 12, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The Axemen fell to the UNB Reds 2-0 on Friday night’s matchup on Homecoming Weekend.
  • Axewomen remain undefeated with 2-1 win over UNB
    October 12, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The Axewomen soccer team remain undefeated and in sole possession of first place in the AUS standings by posting a 2-1 win over the visiting UNB Reds.
  • Axewomen remain undefeated with 2-1 win vs UNB
    October 12, 2018
    VID RECAP: Axewomen remain undefeated with 2-1 win vs UNB and are in sole possession of first place in the AUS standings with a 7-0-1 record.
  • UNB had host Axemen 2-0 loss in the rain
    October 12, 2018
    VID RECAP: The UNB Reds scored two second half goals to give the Axemen a 2-0 loss on Homecoming Weekend. Axemen hope to rebound on Sunday at Moncton.
  • Axemen open Homecoming weekend with 97-92 vs Badgers
    October 11, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Jacques Lukusa’s 24 points helped the Acadia Axemen battled off the visiting Brock Badgers in a 97-92 exhibition win on the opening night of Acadia’s Homecoming 2018.
  • X-Men top Axemen 5-2 for first win of season
    October 10, 2018
    ANTIGONISH, N.S. - The StFX X-Men outplayed the Acadia Axemen Wednesday evening at the Charles V. Keating Centre, besting the visitors 5-2 after an intense, physical game that saw a combined 74 minutes of penalties incurred.
  • Dickie, Peyton, Reynolds & St. Louis to be honoured
    October 10, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia’s 2018 Homecoming weekend celebrations will include the Axemen Hockey Honour Roll induction luncheon on Friday, Oct. 12 beginning at 11:30 am at Fountain Commons.
  • Plays of the Week - Week 5
    October 10, 2018
    That time of the week... Wednesday... Hump Day and we'll help you get over the hump with the Plays of the Week.
  • Rugby's Hogan named AUS Athlete of the Week
    October 09, 2018
    HALIFAX, N.S. - Congratulations to Axewomen rugby's Tori Hogan who was named as the AUS Female Athlete of the Week for her two try and one conversion performance against UPEI this past Saturday in Charlottetown.
  • Hockey Axemen fall short in 4-3 loss to UMass
    October 08, 2018
    LOWELL, Mass. -- The UMass Lowell Hockey team edged Acadia University, 4-3 in exhibition play on Sunday afternoon at the Tsongas Center. 
  • Hockey Axemen dropped 7-1 in first of two NCAA games
    October 08, 2018
    BOSTON, MA – Seven Terriers found the back of the net to help the No. 8 Boston University men's ice hockey team post a 7-1 exhibition victory over Acadia on Saturday evening at Agganis Arena. 
  • Corrigan and Hogan carry Axewomen past Panthers 57-12 
    October 08, 2018
    CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - Dressed in Acadia red, a pair of Islanders returned to their old stomping grounds and put on a show, as the Axewomen took down the UPEI Panthers 57-12 Saturday afternoon. 
  • Burnham nails 41 yard field goal for the win
    October 05, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, NS – Keiran Burnham’s 41 yard field goal with 2 seconds remaining in regulation time was all the StFX X-Men needed to pull off a 33-30 win over the host Acadia Axemen in the Thanksgiving Day Subway Turkey Bowl. Burnham, who was named the Subway Player of the Game, was three for three on field goal attempts including the game winner.
  • VID RECAP: X-Men win on field goal with 2 seconds remaining
    October 05, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Keiran Burnham's 41 yard field goal with 2 seconds left in regulation time gave the visiting X-Men a 33-30 win over Acadia in Wolfville.
  • The Journey continues for Kennedy
    October 03, 2018
    By Sara Baxter - Annie Kennedy has not followed the typical pathway of an athlete trying to reach the national level of competition in their sport. The third-year veteran on the Acadia Varsity Women’s Rugby Team has had to overcome her share of challenges over the last few years.
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