Women's Basketball

  • Axewomen reach No. 1 in U SPORTS Top Ten
    November 21, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – For the first time in Acadia women’s basketball program history, the Axewomen sit on top of the U SPORTS Top Ten ranking of women’s university basketball at the number one position.
  • No. 2 Axewomen remain undefeated with win vs Dal
    November 18, 2017
    Halifax, NS – In the second game of a home-and-home series, the Dalhousie Tigers hosted U SPORTS No. 2 ranked Acadia Axewomen in women’s basketball action. The Axewomen put on a strong shooting display that gave them an early lead, and they didn’t look back as they took this one 88-49. 
  • U SPORTS No. 2 Axewomen remain undefeated
    November 16, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The U SPORTS No. 2 ranked Axewomen remain undefeated following a 94-48 win over the visiting Dalhousie Tigers and improve to 5-0.
  • Axewomen remain undefeated with win over X-Women 
    November 12, 2017
    ANTIGONISH, NS – The U SPORTS No. 2 ranked Acadia Axewomen remain undefeated on the AUS season with a convincing 87-52 victory over the StFX X-Women Saturday night at the StFX Oland Centre. 
  • Axewomen deliver in the second half for win vs X
    November 09, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The basketball Axewomen improve to 3-0 on the season with a convincing 81-64 win over the winless StFX X-Women. The Axewomen delivered a barrage of points in the second half for the win.
  • Axewomen deliver in the second half for win vs X
    November 09, 2017
    VIDEO RECAP: WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The basketball Axewomen improve to 3-0 on the season with a convincing 81-64 win over the winless StFX X-Women. .
  • Axewomen improve to 2-0 from weekend wins vs MUN
    November 05, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – A dominant game in the paint was the storyline in the second game between the U SPORTs No. 3 ranked Acadia Axewomen and visiting Memorial.
  • VIDEO RECAP: U SPORTS No. 3 Axewomen improve to 2-0
    November 05, 2017
    VIDEO RECAP: U SPORTS No. 3 Axewomen improve to 2-0 with wins against Memorial this weekend. Week 1 of the AUS regular season in the books. Axewomen host StFX this Thursday - 7pm
  • U SPORTS No. 3 ranked Axewomen open season with win
    November 04, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The U SPORTS No. 3 ranked Acadia Axewomen opened the 2017-18 AUS regular season with a convincing 92-61 win over the visiting Memorial Sea-Hawks.
  • VID RECAP: U SPORTS No. 3 Axewomen open with win
    November 04, 2017
    VID RECAP: U SPORTS No. 3 Axewomen open regular season with a 91-62 win over visiting Memorial.
  • Season Preview: Axewomen on a mission
    November 02, 2017
    While the 2016-18 season was somewhat a disappointment for the Axewomen basketball team, it was only that because of a close loss to Cape Breton in the AUS women’s basketball final.
  • In Pursuit of Excellence - Jalynn Skeir
    November 01, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - After five years as a player at Cape Breton University, Jalynn Skeir now has her sights set on becoming a women's basketball head coach.
  • Axewomen finish weekend at Calgary Cup with 2-1 record
    October 11, 2017
    The Axewomen completed the Calgary Cup with a 2-1 record that included wins against Waterloo and host Calgary.
  • Axewomen win UNB Helen Campbell championship
    October 01, 2017
    (FREDERICTON, NB) The final game of the 2017 Helen Campbell Tournament turned out to be the best game. In a clash of Atlantic University Sport rivals, the Acadia Axewomen came from behind to beat the host UNB Varsity Reds 82-69.
  • Hard Work Does Pay Dividends For New Brunswicker
    September 25, 2017
    This was not a guarantee for Claire Ayotte. Far from it. Rising early through the summer months and training with some former Perth-Andover teammates under the guidance of veteran Jon Brain, Ayotte put in the hours knowing full well it could be for nothing.
  • Acadia's De Palma named BNS Coach of the Year
    April 23, 2017
    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.
  • 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.
  • In Pursuit of Excellence - Katie Ross
    March 08, 2017
    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.
  • 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.
  • Video highlight: Axewomen vs SMU at AUS Final 6 SF game
    March 04, 2017
    Video highlight of the Axewomen's 73-66 win over SMU in AUS Final 6 semifinal action. Acadia takes on Cape Breton in championship final Sunday 1:00 pm at Scotiabank Centre.
  • Video highlight: Axewomen vs UPEI in AUS Final 6
    March 04, 2017
    Video highlight of the Axewomen's 80-66 win over UPEI in AUS Final 6 quarterfinal action. Acadia takes on Saint Mary's in semifinals Saturday 1pm.
  • 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.
  • Preview to Final 6: Axewomen vs UPEI - Quarterfinals
    March 02, 2017
    VIDEO Preview: Discussion around the coming quarterfinals match-up in an interview with Axewomen Basketball head coach Len Harvey.
  • 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.
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