Acadia Axemen

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Acadia Axemen / Acadia Axewomen
Logo
University Acadia University
Association Canadian Interuniversity Sport
Conference Atlantic University Sport
Athletic director Kevin Dickie
Location Wolfville, Nova Scotia
Varsity teams Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Hockey, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
Football stadium Raymond Field
Colours
     Garnet       Blue
Website www.acadiau.ca/sports/

The Acadia Axemen and Axewomen are the men's and women's athletic teams that represent Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada.[1] Their primary home turf is Raymond Field located on the University's campus.

Varsity teams[edit]

Acadia Axemen teams compete in:

Football[edit]

Axemen playing Laval Rouge et Or at Laval on September 15, 2012
Acadia Axemen
Acadia Axemen logo
First season 1957
Athletic director Kevin Dickie
Head coach Jeff Cummins
11th year, 46–42–0  (.523)
Other staff Chris Judd (OC)
Home stadium Raymond Field
Stadium capacity 3000
Stadium surface FieldTurf
Location Wolfville, Nova Scotia
League CIS
Conference AUS (1999–present)
Past associations AUAA (1974–1998)
All-time record – 
Postseason record
Vanier Cups 2
1979, 1981
Atlantic Bowl Championships 4
1976, 1977, 1979, 1981
Jewett Trophies 13
1975, 1976, 1977, 1979,
1980, 1981, 1986, 1995,
1998, 2005, 2006, 2011,
2012
Hec Crighton winners 3
Al Charuk, Bob Stracina, Bob Cameron
Current uniform
CIS Acadia Jersey.png
Colours Garnet and Blue

             

Fight song Wagon Wheel by Old Crow Medicine Show
Outfitter Adidas
Website acadiau.ca

In their history, the Axemen Canadian football teams have appeared in four Vanier Cup national championships, winning two of those in 1979 and in 1981. Recently, the Axemen had their most success in the 2005, 2006, 2011 and 2012 seasons, when the teams finished first in the AUS and reached the Uteck Bowl all four years.

Recent regular season results[edit]

Season Games Won Lost OT Loss Pct % PF PA Standing
2001 8 4 4 0 0.500 121 187 2nd in AUS
2002 8 4 4 0 0.500 205 215 3rd in AUS
2003 8 4 4 0 0.500 201 181 2nd in AUS
2004 8 5 3 0 0.625 254 156 2nd in AUS
2005 8 5 3 0 0.625 276 135 1st in AUS
2006 8 5 3 0 0.625 197 155 1st in AUS
2007 8 3 5 0 0.375 182 287 3rd in AUS
2008 8 1 7 0 0.125 120 239 4th in AUS
2009 8 2 6 0 0.250 138 239 3rd in AUS
2010 8 4 4 0 0.500 134 154 2nd in AUS
2011 8 7 1 0 0.875 261 108 1st in AUS
2012 8 7 1 0 0.875 229 132 1st in AUS
2013 8 3 5 0 0.375 165 122 3rd in AUS
2014 8 3 5 0 0.375 144 210 3rd in AUS

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Recent playoff results[edit]

National championships[edit]

Vanier Cup[edit]

  • Champions: 1979, 1981
  • Runner Up: 1976, 1977

Semi-final championships[edit]

Uteck Bowl[edit]

  • Runner Up: 2005, 2006, 2011

Atlantic Bowl[edit]

  • Champions: 1976, 1977, 1979, 1981
  • Runner Up: 1975, 1980, 1986, 1995, 1998

Conference championships[edit]

Jewett Trophy (Loney Bowl)[edit]

  • Champions: 1975, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1986, 1995, 1998, 2005, 2006, 2011

Axemen in the CFL[edit]

As of the start of the 2013 CFL season, four former Axemen players are on CFL teams' rosters:

Soccer team roster[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Canada GK Eric Ross
2 Canada DF Matthew Nunn
3 Lebanon DF Jeff Khoury
4 Canada DF Jean Francois LeFort
5 Canada DF Cameron McGill
6 India MF Shane Thakrar
7 Canada MF Erik Merchant
8 Canada MF Devlin Gilmour Ford
9 Canada MF Zachary Shaffelburg
_ Canada FW Jonathan Hammond
11 Canada MF Devin Tetlow
12 United Kingdom FW Liam Dutton
No. Position Player
13 Canada DF Joseph Harvey
14 Canada FW James Nunn
15 United Arab Emirates MF Hashim Kareem
16 Canada MF Joshua Bullock
10 Canada MF Cochrane Noseworthy-Smith
17 Canada MF Keegan Ezekiel
18 Canada MF Jared Hyslop
19 Canada DF James Squier
20 South Korea MF Kang Hyan-Gu
21 Canada MF Nick DeAdder
22 Canada GK Matt Baker
99 Canada GK Kirby Fletcher
_ Canada GK Eric McGarry

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