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March Madness: A brief look at women basketball’s DI era accomplishments

March Madness: A brief look at women basketball’s DI era accomplishments

By on March 22, 2019 in ACU News, Sports with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian women’s basketball hops on the bus headed for Baylor and the NCAA DI Championship this week nearly seven years to the date Julie Goodenough was hired by then-athletics director Jared Mosley to be the program’s sixth head coach. The Haskell, Texas, native was hired March 27, 2012, and officially introduced several days later at a […]

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March Madness: ACU set to take on college basketball royalty

March Madness: ACU set to take on college basketball royalty

By on March 21, 2019 in ACU News, Sports with 0 Comments

JACKSONVILLE, Florida — Thursday evening’s matchup in the Midwest Regional at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena is the ultimate David vs. Goliath story. It’s little ol’ Abilene Christian vs. Mighty Kentucky. New kid on the block vs. old hand. New blood vs. blueblood. When No. 15 seed ACU takes the floor for its matchup against No. […]

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March Madness: Women’s basketball punches ticket to NCAA Championships

March Madness: Women’s basketball punches ticket to NCAA Championships

By on March 18, 2019 in ACU News with 0 Comments

For the second time in as many nights Abilene Christian athletics will play host to a NCAA basketball selection show Monday, March 18, on the Brown Family Club Level of Wildcat Stadium. All fans are welcome to watch the ESPN-produced telecast with the team and coaches. Doors open to the club level at 5 p.m. […]

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Keep up with Wildcats sports action

Keep up with Wildcats sports action

By on September 20, 2018 in Sports with 0 Comments

Keep up with all things sports at acusports.com. Find sports schedules here. Purchase tickets at acusports.com/tickets.

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

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

By on July 20, 2018 in Sports with 0 Comments

Beloved Abilene Christian University football coach and athletics administrator Foy Wallace “Wally” Bullington died Friday following an illness at age 87. The visitation is set for Friday, July 27, from 5-7 p.m. at Piersall Funeral Home at 733 Butternut. The memorial service will be Saturday, July 28, at 2 p.m. at Highland Church of Christ. […]

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ACU names Allen Ward as ninth director of athletics

ACU names Allen Ward as ninth director of athletics

By on July 16, 2018 in Sports with 0 Comments

Allen Ward, who led the athletics program at Murray State University the past 13 years, has agreed to become the ninth director of athletics at Abilene Christian University, ACU president Dr. Phil Schubert announced at a Monday afternoon press conference. During his tenure at Murray State, the Racers have captured 39 Ohio Valley Conference championships […]

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Record number of Wildcats named to Southland Conference Honor Roll

Record number of Wildcats named to Southland Conference Honor Roll

By on January 24, 2018 in Sports with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian athletics Tuesday lifted its number of Southland Conference Commissioner Honor Roll awardees for the fourth consecutive year as a school record 123 student-athletes were named to this distinguished list. ACU led all Southland schools last year with 104 honorees and in year’s prior finished with 90 (2015), 84 (2014) and 54 (2013) honor […]

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Allie Hackett named SLC Student-Athlete of the Year

Allie Hackett named SLC Student-Athlete of the Year

By on December 5, 2017 in Sports with 0 Comments

Alexandria Hackett was named Southland Conference Women’s Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Year. She and four additional Abilene Christian cross country runners also were named to Southland All-Academic teams. Allie and Michaela Hackett and Diana García-Muñoz each garnered First Team All-Academic recognition while Carnley Graham and Ryan Cleary earned Second Team All-Academic honors. Allie and Michaela and García-Muñoz […]

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Eight greats enter ACU Sports Hall of Fame

Eight greats enter ACU Sports Hall of Fame

By on October 24, 2017 in Sports with 0 Comments

ACU inducted another distinguished class of former student-athletes into the ACU Sports Hall of Fame Oct. 20 in a ceremony at the Hunter Welcome Center. The inductees were football standouts Kirby Jones (’79) and Kenny Davidson (’81), men’s basketball star James Wright (’85), men’s track and field all-America Albert Lawrence (’85), softball standout Katie (Bryan ’05) Thomas, golf all-America […]

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Sealey’s heroics lead ACU to 45-20 win over UIW

Sealey’s heroics lead ACU to 45-20 win over UIW

By on October 2, 2017 in Sports with 0 Comments

SAN ANTONIO ­– One week after lamenting the lack of energy and enthusiasm his team played with in a loss against Stephen F. Austin, ACU head coach Adam Dorrel had no such complaints about his team after the Wildcats dismantled Incarnate Word, 45-20, at Benson Stadium. The win – which pushes the Wildcats to 2-3 overall and […]

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