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Volleyball impressive during first week of practice

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 15:44

ABILENE – Abilene Christian volleyball started its second week of wall-to-wall practices, weight-lifting sessions and team-building activities Tuesday, all in preparation for their season-opening tournament that's fast approaching the weekend of Aug. 24-25 at Georgia Tech.

White Tops Purple 3-1 in Intrasquad Scrimmage

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 22:05

Junior midfielder Shay Johnson scored two goals in leading Team White to a 3-1 win over Team Purple Saturday night for the annual Purple/White Intrasquad match at Elmer Gray Stadium.

Single-game tickets available beginning Monday

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 15:36


Athletics to comply with ACU policy regarding pets

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 14:51

ABILENE – Beginning this weekend with ACU's football scrimmage in the morning and the women's soccer scrimmage that evening, ACU Athletics will be following university policy banning pets from all athletics facilities and events.

Former Cleveland scout Lambert completes McCarty’s baseball staff

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 14:15

ABILENE – Following four years as an area scout for Cleveland, Blaze Lambert has returned to the collegiate ranks as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for Rick McCarty and Abilene Christian baseball. While at ACU, Lambert will coach the catchers and assist coach Craig Parry with the offense.

Wildcats wrap opening week of camp with scrimmage

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 14:12

ABILENE – The ACU Wildcats will wrap up the first week of fall camp Saturday morning with a 90-play scrimmage at Anthony Field at Wildcat Stadium. The special teams units will go out first at 9:30 p.m. with the scrimmage portion of the day getting started at approximately at 9:45 a.m.

Soccer picked third in coaches’ poll; four named to preseason squad

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 13:29

FRISCO – Abilene Christian soccer Thursday was picked to finish third with a total of 182 points, including a pair of first-place votes, in the 2018 Southland Soccer Preseason Coaches' Poll. The defending champions of Lamar were picked to win the league, with Stephen F. Austin projected to finish second overall.

Six Wildcats named to USTFCCCA all-academic teams

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 11:35

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association recently handed out its 2018 all-academic awards, and six Wildcats were named to the list, including Blaze Brownlow, Ryan Cleary, Kai Schmidt, Ryan Simmons and twins Alexandria Hackett and Michaela Hackett.

Veteran-laden volleyball team back on campus

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 13:27

ABILENE – The 2018 edition of the Abilene Christian volleyball team today returned to campus, and following a full day of meetings and meals, will hit the weight room first thing Wednesday morning as the Wildcats look to build off last year's surprise run at the Southland Conference Championship.

Soccer kicks off preseason with TCU Friendly

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:00

ABILENE – The 2018 ACU preseason soccer schedule gets underway Tuesday in Ft. Worth with a friendly against the TCU Horned Frogs. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. at Garvey-Rosenthal Soccer Stadium.

Wildcat cross country announces 2018 schedule

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 10:44

ABILENE – Abilene Christian cross country will run five of this season's seven races within the Lone Star State, starting with the Wildcats' Naimadu Classic on Saturday, Sept. 1. Races begin at 8:30 a.m.

Montevallo coach Furuto joins McCarty’s baseball staff

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:02

ABILENE – Wildcat first-year head baseball coach Rick McCarty today announced the addition of former University of Montevallo (Ala.) all-conference selection and associate head coach Daniel Furuto to the 2019 coaching staff.

Dorrel likes tempo and energy in ACU's second practice

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 01:00

ABILENE – The ACU Wildcats are two days into fall camp looking at three more practices before an off day on Wednesday and head coach Adam Dorrel noticed a dramatic improvement from Friday's first practice to Saturday's second workout.

ACU standout begins international play Friday in Italy

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 20:03


Dorrel welcomes 109 players for start of fall camp

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 19:41

2018 Roster

Wildcat golf program adds new assistant coach

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 10:58

ABILENE – ACU men's golf head coach Tom Shaw announced Friday that he has hired Rob Bennett as the Wildcats' assistant golf coach. He began his duties earlier this month and he replaces former Wildcat golfer Brandon Wilkins, who is now the assistant at the University of Denver.

Friday to represent USA in international competition

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 10:10

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Glanton earns national academic honor

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 12:34

NORMAN, Okla. – ACU senior golfer Garrett Glanton was named Wednesday a Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar for the 2017-18 season. A record number of student-athletes earned All-America Scholar status including 265 in Division I, 126 in Division II and 23 in NAIA. Additionally, 62 honorees were added to the previously released Division III Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars.

Legendary coach and A.D., Wally Bullington, dies at 87

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 17:30

ABILENE, Texas – Beloved Abilene Christian University football coach and athletics administrator Foy Wallace "Wally" Bullington died Friday following an illness at age 87.

Wildcats in Brazil for start of FISU America Games

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:58

ABILENE – Wildcat student-athletes Kayla Melgar (throws), Morgan Knight (throws), Soren Underwood (800m, 4x400) and Katelyn Mueller (volleyball) all have arrived in São Paulo, Brazil for the start of the inaugural FISU American Games.