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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.