TORONTO (U SPORTS) – U SPORTS is proud to announce the eight nominees for the 2018 BLG Awards celebrating the U SPORTS Athletes of the Year for the 2017-18 season. Acadia's Paloma Anderson is the AUS female nominee for the second time in her 3.5 years AUS basketball career.
REGINA, Sask. (U SPORTS) – Raphaëlle Côté and Jane Gagné both had double-doubles to lead Laval to a 74-63 win over Acadia on Friday night in the second U SPORTS consolation semifinal at the Centre for Kinesiology, Health & Sport.
(REGINA, N.S.) The No. 6-seeded Saskatchewan Huskies overcame a 15-point deficit enroute to a 72-67 upset over the No. 3 seeded and Atlantic University Sport champion Acadia Axewomen Thursday in quarter-final action in the U SPORTS Women’s Basketball Final 8 at the Centre for Kinesiology, Health.
REGINA, Sask. (U SPORTS) ? Acadia guard Paloma Anderson was honoured with the Nan Copp Award as U SPORTS women?s basketball Player of the Year Wednesday night, as the national award winners were celebrated at the annual All-Canadian gala.
TORONTO (U SPORTS) – When the U SPORTS Women’s Basketball Final 8 tournament tips off on Thursday, the Regina Cougars will be hoping to capture their first Bronze Baby in nearly two decades on their home floor.
Congratulations to Hockey's Boston Leier and Basketball's Allie Berry who are this week's McDonalds Athletes of the Week. Allie's Axewomen captured the AUS Championship and Boston's Axemen will battle it out this week for a chance to head to the U SPORTS Nationals in Fredercton next weekend.
(HALIFAX, N.S.) In Saturday afternoon’s first women’s semifinal matchup of the Subway AUS Women’s Basketball Championship, the No. 1-seeded Acadia Axewomen earned a 65-43 victory over the fourth-seeded Saint Mary’s Huskies.
VID RECAP: Axewomen advance to finals with at 65-43 win over Saint Mary's in semifinal action. Haley McDonald was named the Player of the Game with 17 points. The championship game is at 1:00 pm Sunday
(HALIFAX, N.S.) - Atlantic University Sport is pleased to announce the 2017-18 AUS women's basketball all-stars and major award winners as selected by the conference's eight head coaches following regular season play. Fifth-year Acadia guard Paloma Anderson was named the Atlantic University Sport most valuable player, while Acadia head coach Len Harvey was named the AUS Coach of the Year. Allie Berry and Haley McDonald were named as an AUS All-Stars.
Congratulations to Swimming's Brett Liem and Basketball's Paloma Anderson, this week's McDonalds Athletes of the Week - Week 21. Anderson posted 29 points Acadia's win over CBU and Liem broke two Acadia records and an AUS record in a 5th place finish at the U SPORTS National Championship this past weekend.
SYDNEY, NS - The top two ranked teams in the AUS met up to end the regular season, and both teams put on a show that concluded with the Acadia Axewomen overcoming a late Cape Breton University CAPERS surge to win 97-93. Alison Keough (Marion Bridge, NS), Valentina Primossi (Trieste, ITA), and Sandra Amoah (Toronto, ON) all played their last home games as members of the CAPERS.
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.