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.
HALIFAX, N.S. - This past weekend, 18 swimmers ,3 coaches and 1 manager travelled to Dalhousie this past weekend for the first ever Kemp-Fry Invitational. The meet had just been renamed to include Coach David Fry, who recently passed away with a battle with cancer. Coach Fry had been Acadia’s coach for the 2014-15 season
FREDERICTON, N.B. - The Acadia Swim team finished second in men's swimming and third place in women's category at the AUS opening swim meet of the 2015-16 season - the Ambey Legere Invitional hosted by UNB.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia University and the Department of Athletics announced today, March 31, 2015, the hiring of Halifax’s Gary MacDonald as the Acadia swim program’s new head coach. MacDonald will replace interim head coach David Fry.
(HALIFAX, N.S.) - Atlantic University Sport is pleased to announce the 2014-15 AUS swimming major award winners. Acadia's head coach David Fry was named the AUS Men's Swimming coach of the year while Elizabeth Skuriat was named the Community Service Award winner in February.