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Hedrick collects five hits as ACU salvages split, 8-6

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 22:19

ABILENE – ACU senior shortstop Peyton Hedrick went 5 for 6 in the second game of Friday's Southland Conference doubleheader against Sam Houston State, leading the Wildcats to an 8-6 win over the Bearkats and a split of the twinbill at Wells Field.

Six-run inning enough for Lamar as Cardinals top ACU

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 21:32

BEAUMONT -- Lamar scored six runs in the fifth inning Friday night and those runs were enough to knock off ACU, 7-5, in the first game of a three-game Southland Conference series at Vincent-Beck Stadium.

Track and Field to Long Beach and Waco for weekend meets

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:59

ABILENE – The Abilene Christian track and field teams travel near and far this week as they split up between three meets.

Johnson leads Wildcats to 3-1 win at North Texas

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 21:39

DENTON – Junior right fielder Donelle Johnson doubled home two runs in the third inning and senior pitcher Hannah Null tossed 4.0 scoreless innings with two strikeouts in leading Abilene Christian softball to a 3-1 win at North Texas.

Soccer to face three Big 12 schools on 2018 schedule

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:36

ABILENE – The Abilene Christian soccer program  Wednesday announced its 20-game fall schedule, which is highlighted by 10 home games and Big 12 matches vs TCU, Baylor and Texas Tech.

Wildcat Baseball prevails over TCU in 11 innings, 4-2

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 23:00

FT. WORTH – Abilene Christian baseball invoked its own version of Lupton Magic Tuesday night during the 11th inning of its 4-2 victory over Texas Christian, scoring two runs on a series of mistakes by the former nationally ranked program. Junior hurler Garrett Hutson then came back out for his third inning of work, and struck out the tying run at the plate for what's considered to be the biggest win in program history.

Williams earns Southland Track Athlete of the Week Award

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:12

ABILENE – Abilene Christian sprinter Avery Williams Tuesday was voted Southland Conference men's track athlete of the week as voted by the league's sports information directors.

Tennis teams topped by Islanders in conference finale

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 21:54

CORPUS CHRISTI – Abilene Christian's men's and women's tennis teams Monday each lost their Southland Conference regular-season finales to the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders. The women were edged, 4-3, for their fourth one-point loss of league play, while the men fell to 6-1 with sophomore Jonathan Sheehy earning the Wildcats' lone point at the No. 2 singles position.

Null earns second Southland POTW recognition

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 15:40

FRISCO – Abilene Christian senior Hannah Null Monday was voted Southland Conference Pitcher of the Week for the second time this season as voted by the league's sports information directors.

Lonnie Smith breaks school record in hammer throw

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 00:29

SAN ANTONIO – Thrower Lonnie Smith set a new school record in the women's hammer throw with a mark of 186 feet, 1 inch Saturday at the Incarnate Word Cardinal Invitational.  In addition to Smith setting a new school record, 25 Wildcats finished top-5 during the two-day meet.

Wildcats top HBU on walkoff sacrifice fly

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 15:47

ABILENE – Abilene Christian baseball snapped a two-game losing streak and salvaged the final game of its Houston Baptist series with a come-from-behind 4-3 victory Sunday at Crutcher Scott Field. Junior Derek Scott scored the game-winning run on Dalton Dunn's bases-loaded fly ball to center field.

Wildcats complete sweep of UIW, 6-0 and 3-2

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 17:53

ABILENE – Senior pitcher Hannah Null tossed a seven-inning shutout beating Incarnate Word 6-0 in game one, and then the Wildcats completed the three-game Southland Conference series sweep with their second walkoff win of the week, beating the Cardinals, 3-2, in the final game of the set at Wells Field.

Women's Tennis continues its dominance of Incarnate Word

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 17:31

SAN ANTONIO – Abilene Christian women's tennis pitched its sixth shutout of the season and improved  its placing within the Southland Conference following its 7-0 win at Incarnate Word Saturday at the Mabry Tennis Courts.

Men's Tennis defeated by Southland Champs from UIW

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 17:19

SAN ANTONIO – Incarnate Word men's tennis won its first Southland Conference title and dashed Abilene Christian's hopes of repeating as regular-season champions Saturday following the Cardinals' 7-0 victory at the Mabry Tennis Center.

HBU downs ACU Baseball, 13-5

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 17:06

ABILENE – Houston Baptist baseball (16-19, 9-5 Southland) once again took advantage of the blustery West Texas conditions Saturday at Crutcher Scott Field, cranking out six home runs in a 13-5 victory over the Wildcats (16-17, 3-14 Southland).

Muñoz hits for cycle in 23-20 slugfest defeat to HBU

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 22:54

ABILENE – With the West Texas wind gusting out of Crutcher Scott Field at more than 30 miles per hour on this Friday the 13th, little could be done to keep the ball from leaving its confines. And while conditions like this proved nightmarish for the defense, it was paradise at the plate as Houston Baptist and Abilene Christian combined for 51 base hits in the Huskies' 23-20 victory that lasted close to four hours.

Hedrick homers, Null goes distance in 8-0 win over UIW

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 22:18

ABILENE – The ACU softball team had a hitting frenzy in the final three innings Friday night to beat Incarnate Word, 8-0, in a run-rule-shortened six innings at Wells Field.

Track and Field to San Antonio for Cardinal Invite

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 16:28

Eighth Annual Cardinal Invitational | April 12-14, 2018

Beach Volleyball adds Lubbock’s Peyton Himango to 2019 roster

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 09:26

ABILENE – A four-sport letter winner at Lubbock's Trinity Christian High School, Peyton Himango this week signed on to join Abilene Christian's 2019 beach roster.

Guard Jazz Taylor joining women’s basketball team

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 10:42

ABILENE – Abilene Christian head women's basketball coach Julie Goodenough Wednesday announced the signing of Jasmin 'Jazz' Taylor to the Wildcats' 2018-19 roster.