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Softball games a big hit with baseball alums

Softball games a big hit with baseball alums

By on February 8, 2016 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 1 Comment

If one of the signs of a solid NCAA Division I baseball program is the strength of its alumni support (and it is), then Abilene Christian University’s baseball program rounded third and headed home Saturday with a successful new spin on an old format that scored big with its alums. Nearly 60 Wildcats returned to play in a […]

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Wildcats make headlines, history in Division I

Wildcats make headlines, history in Division I

By on November 29, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

It’s taking a little longer than expected for students and some fans of Wildcat athletics to warm up to life in NCAA Division I, but the David vs. Goliath moments are coming fast and furious, and Abilene Christian University is winning its share of them. Just by playing in the Southland Conference, ACU (Fall 2014 enrollment […]

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VIA News: Purple track is in the starting blocks

VIA News: Purple track is in the starting blocks

By on October 23, 2014 in Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Seemingly overnight, the piles of gray and brown sand covering the site of Abilene Christian University’s new track and field/soccer stadium have disappeared beneath the ground. About 400 tons of what is called root-zone sand was poured into an even layer nine inches deep and overlaid this week with sod, creating the first official soccer […]

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ACU alum leading NCTC through bus tragedy

By on September 28, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University knows all too well the effects a tragic bus accident can have on an academic community. It’s been a little less than three years since a busload of students and faculty from ACU’s Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences was involved in an accident that killed sophomore Anabel Reid and injured 15 others, some critically. […]

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Spring sports again make NCAA headlines

Spring sports again make NCAA headlines

By on May 19, 2012 in Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Another successful year for Abilene Christian University athletics is coming to a close, with the track and field teams the last to compete in NCAA post-season action, beginning next Thursday. A wrap-up of the results: This week the women’s tennis team advanced to the NCAA semifinals for the third time in their history, losing 5-0 […]

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