Congratulations to Swimming's Brett Liem and Basketball's Paloma Anderson, this week's McDonalds Athletes of the Week - Week 21. Anderson posted 29 points Acadia's win over CBU and Liem broke two Acadia records and an AUS record in a 5th place finish at the U SPORTS National Championship this past weekend.
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.
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.
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.
(SAINT JOHN, N.B.) Atlantic University Sport is pleased to announce the 2017-18 AUS swimming major award winners as selected by the conference’s six head coaches. Acad's Brett Liem was named the Male Swimmer of the Year, while Acadia head coach Gary MacDonald was named the Male Coach of the Year. Congrats to both.
HALIFAX, N.S. – The dominant men’s swim team at Dalhousie had a challenger this past weekend in Halifax. The Axemen swim team fell short by 9.5 points in matching the Tigers’ output in the AUS’s last regular season swim meet of the season.
HALIFAX, N.S. – The Acadia swim team completed the three-day Kemp-Fry Swim Meet hosted by Dalhousie University this past weekend with a second place finish in the men’s and women’s divisions and an overall combined second place finish behind the host Dalhousie Tigers.
After an amazing finish to the 2016-17 season at the AUS Championships hosted by UPEI, where the Axemen finished second in the team standings, while the Axewomen finished a close third, the Acadia swim team is hoping for better results this season.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. - He won't turn 19 until April, but Brett Liem is already making a name for himself in university swimming circles. Liem, who was born in Moncton and grew up in Bedford, is in his first year with the Acadia varsity swim team.
CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - The Dalhousie Tigers claimed nine event wins to take Day 2 of the 2017 AUS Swimming Championships. But Acadia’s swim team also turned heads with three victories Saturday night and a medal take of 10 in Day 2 of competition.
(HALIFAX, N.S.) - Atlantic University Sport is pleased to announce the 2016-17 AUS swimming major award winners as selected by the conference’s six head coaches. Acadia's Brett Liem was named the 2017 AUS Swimming Rookie of the Year.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. By John DeCoste - One of the most consistent female swimmers in the AUS, third-year butterfly specialist Alison MacEachern has become a leader on a smaller-than-usual Acadia women's swim team.
HALIFAX, N.S. - This past weekend the Acadia swim team travelled to Halifax to compete in the second annual Kemp /Fry Invitational. This championship format included 6 teams from the Atlantic region plus power house McGill. The meet was the first big focus for athletes trying to attain their CIS standards. This years Championships will be held in Sherbrooke , Quebec at the end of February.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Acadia swimming began their season this past weekend while hosting the 8th annual Jack Scholtz Invitational. A total of five teams took part in this first AUS swim meet. UNB, Mount A, PEI, Dalhousie plus the host Acadia Axemen.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia University and swimming head coach Gary MacDonald announced today the commitment by Bedford, N.S. native Brett Liem. The 6’3” sprint specialist currently swims for the Dartmouth Crusaders Swim Club and as of this summer...
(Halifax, N.S.) The 2016 Subway AUS Swimming Championship will get underway this Friday at the Dalplex. The Dalhousie Tigers will host the event that will feature the best collegiate swimmers in Atlantic Canada who will be vying to compete in the 2016 Speedo CIS Swimming Championship in Quebec, Que., February 26-28.