2016-17 Acadia Women's Basketball News

  • In Pursuit of Excellence - Paloma Anderson
    April 10, 2017
    Paloma Anderson continues to go where no Acadia women's basketball player has gone before. Anderson recently completed her third season with the Axewomen. Actually, she arrived at Acadia over the Christmas break in 2014, so it's really only been two years and four months.
  • U SPORTS honours Acadia's Ross and Anderson
    March 09, 2017
    VICTORIA (U SPORTS) – Danielle Boiago, a fifth-year guard from the McMaster Marauders, was named the 2017 U SPORTS Women’s Basketball Player of the Year, Wednesday night. Acadia's Katie Ross was named the SYLVIA SWEENEY AWARD (Student-Athlete Community Service) winner and Paloma Anderson named as a 1st Team All-Canadian.
  • Axewomen fall short to Capers in AUS Championship final
    March 05, 2017
    (HALIFAX, N.S.) – The Acadia Axewomen and the Cape Breton Capers faced off in the Subway AUS Women's Basketball Championship final Sunday afternoon at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S.
  • Axewomen hand SMU 77-71 and advance to finals
    March 04, 2017
    HALIFAX, N.S. – The Acadia Axewomen and the Saint Mary’s Huskies opened up the Subway AUS Basketball Championships Saturday afternoon at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S., facing off in the first of two women’s semi-final matchups.
  • Axewomen advance to semifinals with 80-66 win
    March 03, 2017
    (HALIFAX, N.S.) – The Acadia Axewomen and the UPEI Panthers opened up the Subway AUS Basketball Championships Friday afternoon at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S., facing off in the first of two women’s semi-final matchups.
  • AUS Women's Basketball Awards and All-Stars Announced
    March 02, 2017
    (HALIFAX, N.S.) - Atlantic University Sport is pleased to announce the 2016-17 AUS women's basketball all-stars and major award winners as selected by the conference's eight head coaches following regular season play. Acadia's Paloma Anderson was named to the AUS first team All-Stars, while teammate Chanel Smith was named to the second team. Katie Ross was named the AUS Student-Athlete Community Service Award winner.
  • CEGEP’s Clouâtre-Trudeau commits to Axewomen
    February 28, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia University and Axewomen basketball head coach Len Harvey are pleased to announce the commitment of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu CEGEP guard Rachel Clouâtre-Trudeau to the Axewomen next season.
  • Pathers & Axewomen to open up AUS Final 6 weekend
    February 26, 2017
    The 2017 Subway AUS Women’s Basketball Championship will be hosted by the AUS conference office at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S., March 3-5, 2017. The Axewomen open the quarterfinals on Friday, March 3 at 1:00 pm against the UPEI Panthers at Scotiabank Centre - Halifax.
  • Axewomen sweep weekend match-up against visiting Sea-Hawks
    February 25, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Down by as much as much as 16 in the second quarter, the Axewomen basketball posted a comeback 83-72 win over Memorial in the second of two games against the Sea-Hawks this weekend.
  • Axewomen one step closer to fourth place finish
    February 24, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The Axewomen basketball team picked up four points in the AUS standings with a convincing 77-61 win over the visiting Memorial Sea-Hawks.
  • Axewomen grab important 4-point win over visiting StFX
    February 17, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The Axewomen (8-9) dominated play over the visiting St.FX X-Women (1-17) in a four-point 84-47 win Friday at the annual Shoot for the Cure night.
  • Axewomen's comeback thwarted in 59-58 loss to SMU
    February 12, 2017
    HALIFAX, N.S. —The USPORTS No. 10th ranked Saint Mary’s Huskies defeated the fiesty Acadia Axewomen 59-58 Saturday night in AUS women’s basketball action from the Homburg Centre
  • Anderson named U SPORTS Athlete of the Week
    February 08, 2017
    TORONTO (U SPORTS) – Paloma Anderson of the Acadia Axewomen and Conor Morgan from the UBC Thunderbirds are the ArcelorMittal Dofasco U SPORTS female and male athletes of the week for the period ending February 5, 2017.
  • Anderson named AUS Female Athlete of the Week
    February 07, 2017
    (HALIFAX, N.S.) - Paloma Anderson of the Acadia Axewomen basketball team and Kevin Bercy of the StFX X-Men basketball team have been named the Subway AUS Athletes of the Week for their respective performances for this past week.
  • Axewomen sweep weekend versus U Sports No. 10 Capers
    February 04, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - It was another exciting match between the two top scoring teams in the AUS, the U Sports No. 10 ranked Capers and the Acadia Axewomen Saturday in a rare afternoon game. The Axewomen came out victorious with a 78-69 win after five minutes of overtime play.
  • Axewomen shock No. 10 ranked Capers with 97-75 win
    February 03, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Paloma Anderson's (Phoenix, Arizona) 19 first half points catapulted the Axewomen basketball team to a 63-33 first half lead and eventual 97-75 win over the first place and U SPORTS No. 10 ranked Cape Breton Capers. The Acadia win handed the Capers only their third loss of the regular season.
  • Panthers topple Acadia behind dominant third quarter
    January 28, 2017
    CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - Kiera Rigby was the catalyst in UPEI’s third-quarter takeover. The fourth-year forward scored 22 points (13 in the third) to power the Panthers past the Acadia Axewomen 69-65 Friday night.
  • Axewomen fall to 5-8 with loss to UNB
    January 28, 2017
    (FREDERICTON, NB) The UNB Varsity Reds used a 20-2 fourth quarter run to push past the Acadia Axewomen in an 84-62 win Saturday, in Fredericton. The win clinched an Atlantic University Sport playoff spot for the Varsity Reds.
  • Axewomen squeeze past Tigers in 70-67 win
    January 19, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The Acadia Axewomen secured another win over the Dalhousie Tigers, 70-67 Thursday night, a less impressive showing compared to their 91-56 win last week over the Tigers. This could be in part be due to the absence of key player, fourth-year forward Emily Macleod (Fredericton, NB), who is out with a shoulder injury.
  • Axewomen streak snapped with 86-61 loss to Huskies
    January 14, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Saint Mary’s Huskies improve to 8-2 with a convincing 86-61 win over the hometown Axewomen, snapping Acadia’s four regular season and exhibition game winning streak.
  • Axewomen improve to 4-5 win crushing win over Dalhousie
    January 11, 2017
    (Halifax, N.S.) - Perimeter shooting was on full display on Tuesday evening at the Dalplex as the visiting Acadia Axewomen (4-5) were able to top the Dalhousie Tigers (2-7) 91-56.
  • Harvey gets inside look at Villanova
    January 06, 2017
    At a time of year when Canadian university basketball coaches are taking a break from the day-to-day operation of their programs and establishing contact with recruits, the recent holiday break had Acadia Axewomen head coach Len Harvey on the road to Philadelphia, PA to visit Jay Wright...
  • Axewomen cruise to 81-44 victory over X-Women
    January 06, 2017
    ANTIGONISH, N.S. - The Acadia Axewomen (3-5) cruised to an 81-44 victory over the winless StFX X-Women (0-8) Friday evening in Atlantic University Sport (AUS) basketball action at the Oland Centre.
  • Axewomen pick up convincing 87-66 win vs Tigers
    November 24, 2016
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Acadia Axewomen improved to 2-5 with a convincing 87-66 win over the visiting Dalhousie Tigers. Fourth year guard Paloma Anderson improved her points per game average to 24.3 with a 30 points performance against the Tigers.
  • V-Reds escape with 84-82 win over Acadia
    November 19, 2016
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The second place UNB Varsity Reds secured a close 84-82 win over the host Acadia Axewomen in a nail-biting match on Saturday night that extended into overtime.
  • Axewomen post first win of regular season vs UPEI
    November 18, 2016
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Acadia Axewomen basketball team recorded their first win of the 2016-17 regular season with a 61-58 win over the visiting UPEI Panthers.
  • Axewomen 0-4 after second weekend of regular season
    November 17, 2016
    SYDNEY, N.S. - The Axewomen basketball team lost both games on the road in Sydney, N.S. against the host Cape Breton Capers.
  • Axewomen lose lead to overtime loss to Huskies
    November 03, 2016
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - It was an exciting match up Thursday night against the defending AUS champion Saint Mary’s Huskies visited the Acadia Axewomen in the AUS regular season opener.
  • Duinker transitioning from player to coach
    August 08, 2016
    HALIFAX, NS - (The Chronicle Herald) As a former professional basketball player and university star, Emma Duinker knows her way around a basketball court. Next week she’ll show aspiring future stars how to find their way..

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