WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia basketball assistant coach Daniel De Palma will be one among 30 coaches vying for honours as Sport Nova Scotia’s Support4Sport Coach of the Year. De Palma was recently named Basketball Nova Scotia’s (BNS) coach of the year in part for his thrilling U17 Boys Team Nova Scotia gritty comeback win over Ontario in the National championship final hosted by the University of Winnipeg this past summer.
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.
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.
By John DeCoste '77 - When the Acadia basketball Axewomen take to the court for the conference championships, Katie Ross will be well aware that every game she plays could be her last in an Acadia uniform.
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.
(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.
(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.
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.
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.
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.
(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.
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.
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.
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.
(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.
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.
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...