Athletics News

  • McDonalds Athletes of the Week - Week 7
    October 22, 2018
    Congratulations to Axewomen Rugby Annie Kennedy and Acadia Swimming Brett Liem who are this week's McDonalds Athletes of the Week.
  • Tigers win Scholz Meet despite Acadia's effort
    October 21, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Dalhousie Tigers captured the title as the Jack Scholz Memorial Swim Meet champions with men’s and women’s wins and a combined effort of 1446 points.
  • Axemen lead Tigers in men's results, Acadia trails in combined
    October 20, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – After two sessions on the opening day of the Jack Scholz Memorial Swim Meet, the Dalhousie Tigers lead in the combined standings with 845 points, trailed by host Acadia at 634.5 points.
  • Axemen eliminate Mounties from postseason with 27-11 win
    October 21, 2018
    SACKVILLE, N.B. - The Acadia Axemen defeated the Mount Allison Mounties 27-11 on Saturday on a blustery afternoon at Alumni Field in Sackville. 
  • Panthers head home with 5-3 win over Axemen
    October 20, 2018
    VIDEO RECAP: The visiting UPEI Panthers jumped ahead 2-0 in the first and never gave up the lead in a 5-3 win over the host Axemen.
  • Axemen and Panthers settle for 2-2 tie
    October 20, 2018
    VIDEO RECAP: Axemen and Panthers settle for a 2-2 draw. Axemen slip to 7-3-1 and remain in third place in AUS standings.
  • First place Axewomen top Panthers 2-0
    October 20, 2018
    VIDEO RECAP: The Axewomen soccer team remains undefeated and in first place in the AUS standings with a 2-0 win over visiting UPEI.
  • Panthers take early lead and hold on for a 5-3 win
    October 20, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – For the second night in a row, the Acadia Axemen (2-4) were unable to stage a late comeback, this time against the UPEI Panthers (3-3), who left Wolfville with a 5-3 win.
  • Pathers and Axemen settle for 2-2 draw
    October 20, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S - The Acadia Axemen and the UPEI Panthers settled for a 2-2 draw despite every effort by both teams in the closing minutes to score a go-ahead goal.
  • Axewomen hand Panthers hard fought 2-0 loss
    October 20, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The Acadia Axewomen shut out the UPEI Panthers 2-0 during a rainy Saturday night game.
  • Axewomen head to finals after 55-0 win over UPEI
    October 19, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – For the eighth year in a row, the Axewomen Rugby team will be taking on StFX in the AUS Championship game after Acadia’s 55-0 win over the visiting UPEI Panthers in AUS semi-final action.
  • Axewomen hand UPEI 55-0 loss in AUS Semi-Finals
    October 19, 2018
    VIDEO RECAP: Only tries included, as the Axewomen Rugby squad hands visiting UPEI a 55-0 AUS semi-finals loss.
  • Reds edge past Axemen in 2-1 win
    October 19, 2018
    VIDEO RECAP: The UNB Varsity Reds edged past the hockey Axemen in a 2-1 win. UNB remains undefeated early in the AUS season.
  • Axewomen remain undefeated with 2-0 win over Tigers
    October 19, 2018
    HALIFAX, NS – Under the setting Halifax sun, the Dalhousie Tigers hosted the undefeated Acadia Axewomen at Wickwire field. Jenna Boudreau was the difference maker in this one, scoring two unassisted goals to help her team to a 2-0 win.  
  • Axemen hand 4-0 loss to host Tigers
    October 19, 2018
    HALIFAX, N.S. - On a freezing cold Friday night, the Dalhousie Tigers hosted the Acadia Axemen at Wickwire field. The Axemen picked up an early goal in the first half, and that was enough to get them the win with a final score of 4-0.  
  • Reds edge past Axemen in 2-1 win
    October 19, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Acadia Axemen (2-3-0) were unable to mount a comeback against the undefeated UNB Reds (5-0-0) on Friday night, as they lost 2-1. Although the teams were evenly matched for most the game, UNB dominated the third period to take the win.  
  • Acadia Swim Team 2018 Season Preview
    October 18, 2018
    VIDEO: Acadia swim team season preview as they enter the water this weekend in the first AUS meet of the season hosted at Acadia - Jack Scholz Meet - Nov. 20-21, 2018
  • Acadia Swimming Season Preview
    October 18, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - After a record-breaking season that saw the Axewomen and Axemen swim teams better their 2017 AUS Swimming championship medal haul of 21 with 33 medals this past season. The Axemen and Axewomen finished second in their respective gender category and second overall at last year’s championship.
  • Sandra & Arthur Irving announced as Honourary Chairpersons
    October 17, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Acadia University and the Department of Athletics are pleased to announce Arthur and Sandra Irving as honourary chairpersons of the 2018 U SPORTS National Women’s Rugby Championship hosted by Acadia in Wolfville, N.S. from November 1st to 4th.
  • Plays of the Week - Week 6
    October 17, 2018
    Lots of great plays this week. Honourable mention to football's Rory Kelly's interception or Gordon McLaughlin's great goal vs Moncton. Enjoy this week's Plays of the Week.
  • Guenard & Kelly named AUS Football Players of the Week
    October 16, 2018
    HALIFAX, N.S. - Congratulations to football's Hunter Guenard and Rory Kelly who were named the AUS Football Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week respectively.
  • Kinesiology & Athletics work on expanding collaboration
    October 16, 2018
    The school of Kinesiology and Acadia Athletics is working together to ensure exciting learning experiences for students and to improve high-performance of student-athletes. This collaboration is beneficial for students as well as varsity teams at Acadia as it continues to grow with new developments and partnerships.
  • McDonalds Athletes of the Week - Week 6
    October 15, 2018
    Congratulations to Cross Country's Katie Robinson & Acadia Football Hunter Guenard who are this week's McDonalds Athletes of the Week.
  • Cross Country team finishes 2nd in last AUS race
    October 15, 2018
    MONCTON, N.B. – The Axewomen cross country team completed the AUS regular season with a second place finish overall – only one point behind StFX in the final team standings.
  • Dinos post big second half for win vs Axemen
    October 14, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The visiting Calgary Dinos handed the basketball Axemen a 93-71 loss in a Sunday afternoon exhibition matchup.
  • U SPORTS No. 2 StFX squeeze past No. 8 Axewomen
    October 14, 2018
    VIDEO RECAP: The U SPORTS No. 2 ranked StFX X-Women will retain first place in the AUS standings, but it didn't come easy as they edged the host Axewomen 22-20 in the last game of the AUS regular season.
  • U SPORTS No. 2 StFX squeeze past No. 8 Axewomen
    October 14, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The U SPORTS No. 2 ranked StFX X-Women will retain first place in the AUS standings, but it didn’t come easy as they edged the host Axewomen 22-20 in the last game of the AUS regular season.
  • Axemen improve to 3-3 with 31-9 win over Gaiters
    October 13, 2018
    VID RECAP: Axemen improve to 3-3 with 31-9 win over Gaiters and head to Mount Allison next Saturday. Last game of the regular season is at home Sat. Oct. 27 vs Saint Mary's.
  • Axemen improve to 3-3 with 31-9 win over Gaiters
    October 13, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – A 60 yard Dale Wright rushing touchdown at the six-minute mark of the third quarter was the game’s turning point as the Axemen delivered a 31-9 Homecoming win on a third-quarter outburst.
  • Four unanswered goals give Axemen 6-3 win over Dal
    October 12, 2018
    VIDEO RECAP: Axemen pick up a 6-3 win over the visiting Dalhousie Tigers on four unanswered goals by the Axemen.
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