Acadia ranked #5, face UQTR Friday at 1pm

The Acadia Axemen received the #5 ranking for the CIS University Cup tournament in Halifax this week; with that seed, they will take on the #4 seeded UQTR Patriotes on Friday at 1pm at the Scotiabank Centre. The UQTR were OUA finalists, falling to the tournament #3 ranked Guelph Gryphons. Acadia lost in the AUS finals to the tournament #2 ranked UNB Varsity Reds.

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Axemen Thompson & Cazzola named to All-Stars, Franko & Giftopoulos to Rookie Team

AUS-ALLSTARS15(HALIFAX, N.S.) – Atlantic University Sport is pleased to announce the 2014-15 AUS men’s hockey major award winners and all-stars as selected by the conference’s eight head coaches following regular season play.

Second-year forward Philippe Maillet of Lachenaie, Que. has been named the Atlantic University Sport most valuable player.

Other AUS major award winners announced today were UNB’s Randy Gazzola of Thorold, Ont., who was named rookie of the year; Saint Mary’s Ben Duffy of Lower Sackville, N.S., who was selected as the most sportsmanlike player; StFX’s Rob Slaney of Portugal Cove, N.L., who earned the Godfrey award for student-athlete community service; and UNB head coach Gardiner MacDougall, who was named the AUS coach of the year for the fourth time in his career.Read more »