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Dorrel answers new calling: ACU head coach

Dorrel answers new calling: ACU head coach

By on December 19, 2016 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

ACU Head Football Coach Adam Dorrel Abilene Christian’s new head football coach Adam Dorrel visits campus for the first time for a press conference and meet-and-greet with ACU alumni and fans. Stay connected! http://blogs.acu.edu/acutoday ACU Wildcats Abilene Christian University http://acu.edu College football’s winningest active head football coach today accepted a new job as Wildcat leader, saying […]

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Graham recovering from hiking accident

By on October 8, 2014 in Campus News, Sports with 1 Comment

During his star-studded career as a distance runner in college, Drew Graham became known for amazing sprints from far back in the pack during cross country and track and field meets. Online videos of his races show a blond-haired young man repeatedly making thrilling runs – often on the back stretch of the last lap […]

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Soccer team surprising new rivals in Southland

Soccer team surprising new rivals in Southland

By on September 30, 2013 in Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

After a trying season last fall, the Abilene Christian University women’s soccer team has regained the form it showed in 2011, and is one of the surprises of the Southland Conference thus far in 2013. In its first season of Division I competition, head coach Casey Wilson’s team is 9-1-1 overall and tied for second […]

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Carpenter roars to record 20th career golf win

Carpenter roars to record 20th career golf win

By on April 10, 2013 in Sports with 0 Comments

It’s time for The Masters tournament this week on the PGA Tour, a convenient coincidence when you consider the skill Abilene Christian University senior Alex Carpenter is displaying in NCAA events in which he plays this spring. A native of Arkansas, Carpenter won the Phil Mickelson Award in 2010 as the top freshman golfer in […]

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10 Questions with Delloreen Ennis-London

10 Questions with Delloreen Ennis-London

By on August 7, 2012 in Alumni News, Sports with 0 Comments

The most accomplished female track and field athlete in Abilene Christian University history is Delloreen Ennis-London (’99), who is a volunteer hurdles coach for her alma mater and a recent inductee to the Lone Star Conference Hall of Fame. She and decathlete/pole vaulter Tim Bright (’83) each competed in three Olympics. Ennis-London comes from the […]

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ACU Remembers: Grant Feasel

ACU Remembers: Grant Feasel

By on July 18, 2012 in Alumni News, Sports with 0 Comments

A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Legacy Church of Christ in North Richland Hills for Grant Feasel (’83), a first-team all-America center for Abilene Christian University who played eight years in the NFL. He died Sunday in Fort Worth at age 52. Feasel was selected by the Baltimore Colts in […]

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Thomsen hired as coach at Arizona State

Thomsen hired as coach at Arizona State

By on December 16, 2011 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Chris Thomsen (’00 M.Ed.), head coach and architect of Abilene Christian University’s revival in recent years as a small college football power, has been hired as offensive backs coach at Arizona State University, the Pac-12 Conference school announced today. Thomsen joins new head coach Todd Graham’s staff in Tempe; Graham recently was hired by ASU […]

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Wildcats fall to Chico State in rainy deluge

Wildcats fall to Chico State in rainy deluge

By on November 20, 2011 in Sports with 0 Comments

When Albert Hammond and Mike Hazelwood co-wrote the 1972 pop hit, “It Doesn’t Rain in Southern California (‘… it pours, man it pours.’),” they didn’t have the 2011 NCAA Division II women’s soccer tournament in mind. But they may as well have, because Abilene Christian University’s first appearance in the national quarterfinals on Sunday was […]

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Two run at NCAA cross country championships

Two run at NCAA cross country championships

By on November 19, 2011 in Sports with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University juniors Chloe Susset and Alyse Goldsmith received a cold shoulder from Mother Nature in Spokane, Wash., where the NCAA Division II cross country championships were held today. Running in the snow and temperatures in the 20s, Susset finished 59th in 22:55.0 and Goldsmith was 107th in 23:49.8 on the 6K course at […]

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Volleyball team pushes CMU in NCAA tourney

Volleyball team pushes CMU in NCAA tourney

By on November 17, 2011 in Sports with 0 Comments

The Abilene Christian University Wildcats gave the nation’s sixth-ranked team all it wanted Thursday night, but the University of Central Missouri escaped the UCM Multipurpose Building with a 3-2 win in the first round of the NCAA Division II South Central Region volleyball tournament. The Wildcats won the first two sets, 25-22 and 25-21, before […]

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