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Men’s tennis continues winning streak against Lamar

The ACU men’s tennis team kept their winning streak and undefeated conference record alive when they took down Lamar University 5-2.
The men improved their overall record to 12-9 and remain perfect in conference at 4-0. Their success has not gone unnoticed as freshmen Nico Agritelley was named Southland Conference Men’s Player of the Week.
Agritelley was [...]

Track hosts Kittley Invitational in Abilene

Track and field impressed again on Saturday at their first home meet of the season, the inaugural Wes Kittley Invitational at Elmer Gray Stadium.
With almost a dozen schools invited to the meet, the Kittley Invitational was the first major regular-season meet the Wildcats have hosted in several years. ACU combined a sole victory by Baptiste [...]

ACU suffers sweep to Bearkats

The Wildcat baseball team extended their losing streak to five as they dropped all three games this weekend against the Sam Houston State Bearkats.
The weekend ended with the ‘Cats dropping to 12-20 overall and 2-6 in the Southland, while Sam Houston improved their record to 25-11 overall and 9-6 in conference.
ACU started off the weekend [...]

The Masters: What we learned

Bubba Watson claimed his second green jacket in three years last week and reminded us of a couple of things. First, golf is bigger than Tiger Woods. Second, the next Tiger Woods is nowhere to be found.
The Masters was as captivating as ever. Magnolia Lane, azaleas and Amen Corner will never go out of style, [...]

Tennis preps for top Southland team

The ACU women’s tennis team will take on one of the top tennis programs in the conference when it plays the Islanders of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Austin. The Wildcats, who own a 15-4 overall record with a 7-2 conference record, currently sit fourth in a tightly wound Southland Conference, and [...]

Softball earns walk-off win

The Wildcat softball ball team dropped two out of three games at home over the weekend to conference rival, Lamar. Pitching continued to be an issue for ACU as the team allowed 23 total runs to the Cardinals, who rank second in the conference in hitting (.302), behind the first place Wildcats (.309).
The Wildcats now [...]

Wildcats set to travel to McKinney

The ACU golf team is wrapping up its first season of Div. I. competition with the conference tournament next week.  The Wildcats will look to continue their hot streak in McKinney against their Southland Conference opponents next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
The team has spent the past month rebounding from a poor start to the spring [...]

‘Cats take down Southland’s top team

The ACU men’s tennis team finished their weekend matches with a big win over Southland Conference’s top team, Nicholls State.
The men started the weekend in Houston where they took on Rice and lost 1-5. Then they made a pit stop in Kerrville and blanked Schreiner University 7-0. The Wildcats did not allow more than two [...]

ACU captures extra-inning road win

The ACU softball team headed to Nacogdoches last weekend to play the Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks in a doubleheader that ended in a split.
The Wildcats defeated Stephen F. Austin 4-3 in game one on Saturday. The game was a thriller because it spanned into ten innings. Ladyjacks pitcher, Carlie Thomas, kept the Wildcats from scoring [...]

Wildcats prepare for games in bigger stadiums as they move into Southland

The 2014 schedule for the football team was released nearly a month ago and features many big-name programs that play in big-name stadiums. None of those teams or stadiums bigger than Georgia State and the Georgia Dome.
“It’s going to be a great experience being able to showcase our abilities as a team in such a [...]

Tennis dominates Louisiana swing

The ACU women’s tennis team swept both matches of its doubleheader on Saturday, defeating Nicholls State University and McNeese State University at the Eager Tennis Pavilion on campus.
The Wildcats improved to 5-2 in conference play, and hold a 13-4 record overall. The team currently sits fifth in the Southland standings with two weeks remaining in [...]

Wildcats struggle at home

ACU baseball took a step back this weekend when conference opponent Lamar swept them in a three-game series.
The Wildcats opened up the weekend with a close 6-4 loss on Friday. Sophomore starter Joe Gawrieh threw three shutout innings in his first start. The bullpen continued the shutout into the fourth inning when sophomore relief pitcher [...]