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ABILENE – On the heels of an extraordinary 2018-19 season during which the Abilene Christian men's and women's basketball teams qualified for the NCAA Tournament as Southland Conference champions, the ACU Athletics department this week revealed several season ticket opportunities for the fast-approaching 2019-20 season.
FRISCO—The Southland Conference announce their 2019 preseason poll Monday morning with Abilene Christian voted to place sixth. Five different teams garnered first place votes, but it was reigning champion SFA who was voted to repeat and win the league.
The ACU soccer team used 24 players, tried a variety of formations, and got contributions from new faces Sunday night in its exhibition win over the Lady Tigers of Texas Southern. The Wildcats saw goals scored from five different players in their tune-up to the regular-season opener next Friday at New Mexico State. ACU scored eight times in the second half to win 9-0.
ABILENE – With two weeks before the 2019 season opener at North Texas and three weeks prior to the September 7 home opener vs. Arizona Christian, the time is now for Abilene Christian football fans to join the ever-growing number of Wildcat Stadium season-ticket holders or purchase tickets to single games.
ABILENE – With so much anticipation heading into the 2019-20 Abilene Christian athletics season, spots are filling up fast for the upcoming Wildcat Kickoff luncheon which is set for Tuesday, Aug. 27 at the Brown Family Club Level of Wildcat Stadium. The cost of the catered lunch is set at $20, and will be served at 11:30 a.m.
FRISCO - The Southland Conference announced their 2019 preseason volleyball teams Thursday morning. Abilene Christian earned one selection as Katelyn Mueller was named to the second team as voted on by the conference coaches.
FORT WORTH, Texas – Playing just 15 miles from where he grew up in the heart of Texas, Abilene Christian University senior Jonathan Sheehy from Arlington defeated Stanford University sophomore Sangeet Sridhar, 7-5, 6-2, to win the ITA Summer Circuit National Summer Championship singles title Tuesday at the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center on the campus of TCU.
CHARLESTON, South Carolina – College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) Tuesday announced its 2019 preseason watch list for the CFPA FCS National Performer of the Year Trophy. Forty players earned spots on the list, including Abilene Christian junior quarterback Luke Anthony.
ABILENE—Coach Abigail Farler and her coaching staff announced their High School Prospect Camp for players entering their ninth through 12th grade years.
ABILENE — Big Country-based The Tailgate Team has partnered with Abilene Christian Athletics beginning with the 2019 football season.
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands--Coming off a banner year, the reigning Southland Conference champions made their way to the U.S. Virgin Islands for a foreign tour. Two days into the trip they played their first competition against the British Virgin Islands national team, winning 81-44.
After a historic 2018 campaign that featured a Southland Conference Tournament Championship and a trip to the NCAA Tournament, it was no surprise the Wildcat soccer team would have a target on its back in 2019. And now it just got bigger.
ABILENE – John Walker Thursday agreed to become Abilene Chrisitan University's director of tennis for the 2019-20 season. In this position, Walker will oversee the Wildcat men's and women's teams.
The Southland Conference announced its 2019 Soccer Preseason All-Conference Teams on Wednesday, and the defending champion Wildcats led the way with eight selections. Christina Arteaga, Rachel Johnson, Shay Johnson, Brooke Lenz, and MIchelle Mulrooney each earned first team honors, while Alyssia Anuat, Sophie Standifer, and Samantha Vestal were named to the second team.
ABILENE – Abilene Christian head football coach Adam Dorrel this week agreed to a multi-year extension that will keep him under contract through the 2023 season. A three-time Coach of the Year at Northwest Missouri State, Dorrel led the Wildcats to their first winning DI season in 2018 and has high expectations for his squad at the start of fall camp.
Abilene —Head softball coach, Abigail Farler, announced her support staff beginning with the 2019-20 year. Assistant coaches Pat Grant and Jessica Twaddle will round out the Wildcats coaching staff.
ABILENE – Abilene Christian football is one of about three dozen schools listed in the 'receiving votes' category in the STATS FCS Preseason Top 25 released Monday, which was headlined by the two-time defending national champions from North Dakota State.
FRISCO, Texas – Redshirt junior Megan Paul of the defending Southland Conference Champion Abilene Christian Soccer program served as the Wildcats' representative at last week's annual Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) meeting at the league's office. The three-day retreat, which featured representatives from each of the conference's 13 member institutions, ran from August 21-23.
ABILENE – Senior linebacker Jeremiah Chambers Tuesday was named Second Team FCS Preseason All-America by STATS. This is Chambers second award of the 2019 preseason as he received a similar honor earlier this month from the Southland Conference.
NORMAN, Okla. — Abilene Christian junior Bryce Dooley and senior Garett Glanton this week were tabbed Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars for Division I by the Golf Coaches' Association of America (GCAA).