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ABILENE – Head soccer coach Casey Wilson Wednesday announced the addition of freshmen Madeline Cardinal and Kayla Montaño to the Wildcats' 2018 roster, bringing the number of student-athletes to 30.
ABILENE – Abilene Christian's winter and spring sports teams raised its number of Southland Conference Commissioner Honor Roll awardees for the fourth-consecutive year as 125 student-athletes posted a 3.0 spring term grade-point average or better.
ABILENE – Abilene Christian University once again is a proud host of an ITA Summer Circuit competition, which takes place the weekend of June 23-26. Twenty-three men and 34 women currently are registered to compete including current and soon-to-be Wildcats Jordan Henry (Sr.), Stephanie Pitts (Fr.) and Allison Stewart (Fr.); however, registration will remain open until Thursday, June 21, 12:30 a.m. EDT.
ABILENE – The ACU football team elected eight team captains for the 2018 season earlier this week, four from the offense and four from the defense, a group that will be expected to lead the Wildcats both on and off the field.
ABILENE – Abilene Christian junior designated hitter / outfielder Dalon Farkas Thursday was named to the Southland Conference's All-Academic First Team. The accounting major from Milton, Ga. was the Wildcats' lone honoree on this year's team, which was headlined by co-Student Athletes of the Year Dakota Mills (Sam Houston State) and Joe Provenzano (McNeese).
ABILENE – Construction is underway on a short-game practice area for the ACU men's golf team, a training venue that will be ready for use this fall.
ABILENE – Academic All-America Brianna Barnhill and classmates Hannah Null and Peyton Hedrick Wednesday were named to the Southland Conference Softball All-Academic First Team. The Wildcats and Nicholls Colonels led all schools with three first team selections followed by McNeese with two, while Central Arkansas, Houston Baptist, Sam Houston State and Stephen F. Austin each claimed one honoree.
ABILENE – The Abilene Christian Track and Field program, which finished the the 2017-18 school year with a 3.17 grade-point average on the men's side and a 3.28 posted by its women's team, Tuesday placed 11 of its student-athletes on the Southland Conference All-Academic Team.
ABILENE – ACU president Dr. Phil Schubert announced Tuesday that former Dallas Baptist University pitching coach Rick McCarty has been hired as the new head coach of the Wildcats' baseball program.
ABILENE – The calendar might only be nearing mid-June, but at NCAA Division I campuses across the country, football season has already started.
ABILENE – Former Wildcat first basewoman and recent Abilene Christian graduate Brianna Barnhill Monday was named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America® Second Team by the voting members of CoSIDA (Collegiate Sports Information Directors).
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Junior thrower Kai Schmidt and the 4x400-meter relay composed of Blaze Brownlow, Ryan Linton, Avery and Jared Williams came within the narrowest of margins of becoming the first Wildcats to qualify for a NCAA D1 Track and Field Championship meet in close to 30 years thanks to solid performances recorded at the NCAA West Preliminary hosted by Sacramento State this weekend.
ABILENE – ACU director of athletics Lee De León announced Thursday that he is resigning to accept a job at Purdue University. He will begin his duties June 25 in West Lafayette, Indiana.
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FRISCO – Golfers junior Garrett Glanton and sophomore Bryce Dooley earlier this week were voted Southland All-Academic First Team and Second Team, respectively.
ABILENE – Abilene Christian led the way with five student-athletes named to the 2018 Southland Tennis All-Academic Team. Henry Adams was voted first team while Brad Gleason, Hunter Holman, Cole Lawson and Jonathan Sheehy all were tabbed to the second team.
ABILENE – Abilene Christian athletics posted its fourth-consecutive top-half showing in the race for the Southland Conference Commissioner's Cup, totaling 124.0 points between its 16 men's and women's intercollegiate sports.
ABILENE – Three members of Abilene Christian baseball's junior class – Dalon Farkas, Derek Scott and Matthew Muñoz – Monday received varying postseason honors from the Southland Conference.
ABILENE – The NCAA announced earlier this week that 10 men and four women from the Abilene Christian Track and Field program qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Track and Field meet in Sacramento, Calif.