Women's Basketball

  • McDonalds Athletes of the Week - Week 20
    February 19, 2018
    Congratulations to Basketball's Haley McDonald and Hockey's Boston Leier, this week's Acadia McDonalds Athletes of the Week. McDonald averaged 29.5 points in two games and Leier scored three goals and assist in a two-game sweep of the best of three quarterfinal series vs Dalhousie.
  • Axewomen clinch first place in AUS standings
    February 17, 2018
    HALIFAX, N.S. – In their final home game of the season, the Dalhousie Tigers faced off against the Acadia Axewomen in Saturday night action. Acadia pushed the pace throughout the game and used their transition to get an early lead and hold on to it. The Axewomen came away with the 92-72 win and clinched first place in the AUS standings with a 17-2 record.
  • VID RECAP: Axewomen improve to 16-2 with win vs DAL
    February 16, 2018
    VID RECAP: Axewomen improve to 16-2 with 93-53 win vs Dalhousie. Both teams play again this Saturday at Dal.
  • U SPORTS No. 4 ranked Axewomen improve to 16-2 with win vs Dal
    February 15, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Acadia records keep falling, this time second year Axewoman Haley McDonald broke the record for three-point shots made in a season once held by Emma Duinker.
  • In Pursuit of Excellence - Basketball's Len Harvey
    February 13, 2018
    By John DeCoste '77 - During his time as an Acadia student in the early 2000s, Len Harvey was a faithful fan of the Acadia varsity athletic teams, and in particular the women's basketball squad. He had no way of knowing that 15 years after his graduation in 2003, he would be in his third season as the Axewomen head coach.
  • No. 3 Axewomen grab 4-pt. win over Huskies
    February 10, 2018
    (HALIFAX, NS)—The USports No. 3 Acadia Axewomen defeated the host Saint Mary's Huskies 78-62 on Friday evening in Atlantic University Sport women's basketball action from the Homburg Centre.
  • Axewomen experience second loss of season
    February 10, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. ? A 19 point comeback highlighted the Cape Breton Caper?s 84-83 win over the U SPORTS No. 3 ranked Acadia Axewomen. The loss is only the second for the Axewomen this season and comes on the first meeting of both teams this season.
  • Independent Grocers' Plays of the Week - Week 20
    February 07, 2018
    Independent Grocers' Plays of the Week - Week 20 include two from men's hockey, two from women's volleyball and one from the U SPORTS No. 3 ranked Axewomen basketball team.
  • Axewomen take control in second quarter to hand Huskies an 89-49 loss
    February 01, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Haley McDonald’s 32 points gave the U SPORTS No. 4 ranked Acadia Axewomen an 89-49 win over the AUS’s second-place Saint Mary’s Huskies in a rescheduled game from early January.
  • VID RECAP: Axewomen hand 2nd place Huskies 89-49 loss
    February 01, 2018
    VID RECAP: Axewomen hand 2nd place Huskies 89-49 loss in the first meeting of both teams this season. The U SPORTS No. 4 ranked Axewomen controlled the second and third quarters for the win.
  • Independent Grocers' Plays of the Week - Week 19
    January 31, 2018
    Another great week of great plays by our Axemen and Axewomen. Basketball's Mason Middaugh and Ellen Hatt add one each to the reel and a great heads-up play by Volleyball's Regan Herrington
  • Anderson named AUS Player of the Week
    January 30, 2018
    HALIFAX, N.S. - Atlantic University Sport announced this week's Subway AUS Athletes of the Week and Basketball's Paloma Anderson won the honours for the female athlete of the week.
  • Acadia's McDonalds Athletes of the Week - Week 17
    January 29, 2018
    Congratulations to Basketball's Erik Nissen and Paloma Anderson, Acadia's McDonalds Athletes of the Week - Week 17
  • Axewomen sweep series at MUN and clinch playoff berth
    January 28, 2018
    St. JOHN'S, NL - The Acadia Axewomen completed a weekend sweep over the Memorial Sea-Hawks on Sunday afternoon with a 90-79 victory at The Field House.
  • Axewomen win first of two game weekend at MUN
    January 27, 2018
    St. JOHN'S, Nfld. - The Acadia Axewomen secured a 91-68 road victory over the Memorial Sea-Hawks on Saturday night from The Field House.  
  • In Pursuit of Excellence - Allie Berry
    January 25, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, NS - The goal for every university varsity athlete should be to continue improving throughout their career and make their final year their best. 
  • Independent Grocers' Plays of the Week - Week 18
    January 24, 2018
    It's another week of the Independent Grocers' Plays of the Week that include great passing plays in men's and women's basketball and a streak of service aces in women's volleyball. Enjoy!
  • Panthers hand U SPORTS No. 1 Axewomen first loss
    January 20, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Acadia faithful witnessed the U SPORTS No. 1 ranked Axewomen’s first loss of the regular season. Down by five at the half, Acadia was unable to make their trademark second-half comeback and fell behind by as much as 23 points at the 9:05 mark of the second half.
  • VID RECAP: U SPORTS No. 1 Axewomen top UNB
    January 20, 2018
    VID RECAP: U SPORTS No. 1 Axewomen top UNB 90-76 by dominating fourth quarter.
  • Dominant fourth quarter gives Axewomen 11 consecutive win
    January 19, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – A big fourth quarter of 35 points gave the U SPORTS No. 1 ranked Axewomen a 91-76 win over the visiting UNB Varsity Reds.
  • McDonalds Athletes of the Week
    January 15, 2018
    This week's Acadia McDonalds Athletes of the Week include Basketball's Allie Berry and Ben Miller.
  • VID RECAP: Axewomen remain undefeated with win over X
    January 14, 2018
    VID RECAP: In front of a near capacity crowd at Acadia's War Memorial Gymnasium, the U SPORTS No. 1 ranked Acadia Axewomen improved to 10-0 with a convincing 89-42 win over the StFX X-Women.
  • Axewomen remain undefeated with win over X
    January 13, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – In front of a near capacity crowd at Acadia’s War Memorial Gymnasium, the U SPORTS No. 1 ranked Acadia Axewomen improved to 10-0 with a convincing 89-42 win over the StFX X-Women.
  • Several Basketball Axewomen to rewrite team record book
    January 10, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Being ranked the number one women’s basketball team in the country for the last four weeks of the U SPORTS Top Ten, the accomplishments of several Axewomen have been overshadowed by the team’s 8-0 record - only one of two remaining teams in the country undefeated.
  • Top-ranked Axewomen rally for road win over X-Women 
    January 10, 2018
    Antigonish, NS – On a record-setting night for Allie Berry (Yarmouth, NS), the U SPORTS No. 1 ranked Acadia Axewomen (9-0) rallied in the second half for an 84-63 victory over the StFX X-Women (0-9) in Atlantic University Sport basketball action Wednesday on Coach K Court at Oland Centre. 
  • In Pursuit of Excellence - Emma Duinker
    January 09, 2018
    By John DeCoste - Since graduating from Acadia in 2012, Emma Duinker fulfilled her goal of becoming a professional basketball player, suiting up for three seasons with three different professional clubs in Germany. “So much has gone on in my life since I left Acadia,” Duinker, now 28, said in a Dec. 19 interview.
  • Acadia's McDonalds Athletes of the Week - Week 14
    January 08, 2018
    Congratulations to Axemen Hockey's Remy Giftopoulos and Basketball's Paloma Anderson, named week 14 Athletes of the Week.
  • Fourth quarter comeback keeps Axewomen undefeated
    January 06, 2018
    (FREDERICTON, NB) The UNB Varsity Reds held the country?s number one team in check for more than three quarters. But, the U SPORTS No. 1 ranked Acadia Axewomen surged into the lead midway through the fourth quarter and never relinquished it. 
  • Jan. 4 Games Postponed due to inclement weather
    January 04, 2018
    Acadia Basketball games scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 4 vs Saint Mary's are postponed due to inclement weather.
  • No. 1 Axewomen extend undefeated streak to seven
    November 26, 2017
    CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - In order to be considered the nation’s top team, you need your starters to compete at a high level. And the U Sports No. 1 ranked Acadia Axewomen (7-0) did just that Saturday night
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