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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
(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.
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