2018-19 Acadia Swimming News

  • Acadia swim team finishes second with 24 medal haul
    February 11, 2019
    HALIFAX, N.S. -The Acadia swim team completed the AUS swimming championships held at Dalhousie University this past weekend with a 24 medal haul that included three gold medal wins.
  • Swim team sits second after Day 2 at AUS Championships
    February 09, 2019
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The Dalhousie Tigers captured eight of the 12 events on day two of the 2019 Subway AUS Swimming Championships. UNB won two events and Acadia and Memorial each had one. 
  • Acadia's Liem and Harrison-Murray honoured with AUS Major Awards
    February 08, 2019
    HALIFAX, N.S. - Atlantic University Sport is pleased to announce the 2018-19 AUS swimming major award winners as selected by the conference’s head coaches.
  • Both Acadia teams sit second in team standings after DAY 1 of Championship
    February 08, 2019
    HALIFAX, N.S. - Dalhousie found themselves atop of the podium in 10 of the 14 events at the end of day one of the 2019 Subway AUS Swimming Championships. UNB won three events and Acadia had one. 
  • For Acadia’s Kelsea Vessey, swimming is about more than medals
    January 29, 2019
    By Monty Mosher - Jumping into water to save someone isn't the same as jumping into a swimming pool to win a race.
  • Swim team completes last AUS meet in second place
    January 21, 2019
    HALIFAX, N.S. - The Axewomen and Axemen swim teams completed the last meet of the AUS regular season at Dalhousie this past weekend.
  • Axemen & Axewomen finish third at Kemp Fry
    November 20, 2018
    HALIFAX, N.S. – The Acadia swim team collected 14 individual medals and five relay medals at the annual Kemp Fry Invitational Meet and finished third in the women’s and men’s standings.
  • Swimming team performs well in MtA mini-meet
    November 04, 2018
    SACKVILLE, N.S. - The Mount Allison Mounties hosted their first AUS swim meet in 15 years on Saturday as they welcomed teams from Dalhousie, the University of New Brunswick and Acadia University. 
  • In Pursuit of Excellence - Guy Harrison-Murray
    October 24, 2018
    By Sara Baxter - Second year Acadia University Bachelor of Business Administration student Guy Harrison-Murray is not only a member of the varsity men’s swim team, but he also represented Australia at the Olympics in Rio.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Swim Team tryouts and training times
    August 21, 2018
    The Acadia Varsity Swim Team will be having open tryouts starting on Sept 3rd. This 2 week tryout period will be used to determine who qualifies to be a member of the Acadia Swim Team. Swimmers should attend all workouts during this time period.