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NCAA Division I Academic All-America team
ABILENE – ACU junior center Jalone Friday has been named the College Sports Madness Southland Conference Player of the Week after leading the Wildcats to a pair of victories last week. Friday was an honorable mention POW selection by the Southland Conference voters.
ABILENE – Abilene Christian volleyball seniors Kendall Bosse, Mikai Brown and Jacey Smith Monday were named to the Southland Conference Volleyball All-Academic First Team. The three honorees are a program record, and ACU's trio of first-team awardees were the most of any conference team.
ABILENE – Arkansas' 19-7 run through the first 4:30 of the fourth quarter lifted the Razorbacks to a 80-68 win over Abilene Christian Saturday afternoon at Moody Coliseum. Arkansas, which hit seven field goals during this stretch (including three 3-pointers), improved to 7-3 with the win, while the Wildcats slipped to 7-2.
ABILENE – All the ACU Wildcats wanted on Christmas Slam Saturday at Moody Coliseum was a dominating 40 minutes of basketball, no injuries and a good feeling going into a week of finals in the classroom and preparations on the floor for next Saturday's game against nationally ranked Texas Tech in Lubbock.
Schreiner at ACU
The Southland Conference announced its 2018 All-Academic soccer teams this week, and five Wildcats were named to the list, matching Central Arkansas for the most in the league. Senior Dylan Owens and junior Michelle Mulrooney were named to the first team, while seniors Caity Acosta and Sophie Standifer joined redshirt junior Rachel Johnson on the second team.
ABILENE – Former Abilene Christian Wildcat Alexandria Hackett recently qualified for the 2020 Olympic Trials after posting a time of 2:42.43 at the California International Marathon held Dec. 2 in Sacramento.
ABILENE – Abilene Christian women's basketball will host the first SEC school ever to play in Moody Coliseum Saturday when the Arkansas Razorbacks make their Big Country debut as part of the Wildcats' annual Christmas Slam doubleheader.
ABILENE – Abilene Christian junior nursing major and cross country runner Carnley Graham Tuesday was voted onto the Academic All-Southland Conference Second Team in recognition of her work on-and-off the competition field. The Prosper, Texas native has made this team for three consecutive seasons (2016, 2017, 2018) and is the team's 15th overall honoree since the school rejoined the Southland Conference in 2013.
ABILENE – The ACU Wildcats had to dig deep and find a little something extra in the tank Tuesday night as they battled a solid Campbell team at Moody Coliseum.
ABILENE – Abilene Christian's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will play host to the fourth-annual HW5K Saturday, Dec. 8 at 9:30 a.m. The event, which has raised more than $10,000 in the fight against pediatric cancer, will take place along the university's Lunsford Foundation Trail and begin in front of the Hardin Administration Building.
MALIBU, California – Despite ACU's best second-half efforts, Saturday night's renewal of the ACU-Pepperdine series was decided by a dominant first half by the Waves.
ABILENE – Junior Lexie Ducat enjoyed her best game as a Wildcat eight games into the season, scoring 25 points on 9-13 shooting and pulling down eight rebounds in Abilene Christian's 90-43 victory over Schreiner Saturday afternoon at Moody Coliseum.
ABILENE – Abilene Christian women's basketball is back home for the first time in two weeks Saturday at 1 p.m. vs. Schreiner. All current and former military members and their families are invited to attend Military Appreciation Day at a special discounted rate of $5 per ticket. Children under three always are admitted for free.
ACU at Pepperdine
ABILENE – Native Oklahoman Dominique Golightly produced the fifth double-double of her career and first of the season Wednesday, pulling down 10 rebounds and tying her career high of 24 points in a 75-63 loss at Tulsa. The loss was Abilene Christian's first of the season following a 6-0 start, while the Golden Hurricane improved to 4-3.
Abilene Christian golf head coach Tom Shaw announced the signing of Logan Diomede and Zane Heusel, who will join the Wildcats' roster next fall.