ABILENE – In a season full of close calls and what-ifs, the ACU Wildcats suffered one more such loss Saturday afternoon as they dropped a 59-56 decision to Incarnate Word in the season finale for both teams at Moody Coliseum.
ABILENE – Renata Marquez closed out her magnificent four-year ACU basketball career with another outstanding all-around performance as she led the Wildcats to a 90-79 win over Incarnate Word in the season finale for both teams at Moody Coliseum.
ARLINGTON – Utah scored a run in the bottom of the seventh and then pitched out of a bases-loaded jam Saturday afternoon as the Utes beat ACU, 9-8, in the UT-Arlington / Hilton Invitational at Clay Gould Field.
LUBBOCK – ACU took advantage of a Texas-Arlington throwing error in the top of the eighth to score a run and freshman pitcher Hannah Null fired a complete game Saturday afternoon as the Wildcats knocked off the Mavericks 2-1 in the Jeannine McHaney Memorial Classic at Rocky Johnson Field on the Texas Tech campus.
ABILENE – After four years of scoring touchdowns, racking up yards, winning games and thrilling ACU football fans, a handful of NFL scouts wanted to see what some of the best skill-position players in Wildcat football history could do Friday against the clock at the team's annual Pro Day.
ARLINGTON – For the second straight Friday, Missouri State's offense had its way with the ACU pitching staff as the Bears pounded out 13 hits and 12 runs Friday in a 12-3 win over the Wildcats in the UT-Arlington / Hilton Invitational at Clay Gould Ballpark.
The ACU Wildcats are nearing the end of their first season at Division I, and one bright spot for the Wildcats has been the play of their freshmen.
NORMAN, Okla. – One day after leaving the ballpark thinking they might have let opportunities to win slip away, the ACU Wildcats left the state on Thursday knowing they had let opportunities to beat Oklahoma slip through their fingers.
The ACU Basketball teams are getting ready to finish up their 1st season in NCAA Division I competition.
The ACU Wildcats and head coach Ken Collums are a week into Spring football practice, and as far as coach Collums is concerned, it is going well, so far.
NORMAN, Okla. – Two big hits and one big error propelled Oklahoma to a 4-1 win over the ACU Wildcats on a brisk and overcast Wednesday afternoon at L. Dale Mitchell Baseball Park.
NORMAN, Okla. – As ACU head coach Britt Bonneau saw things, one of the perks of moving up to the NCAA Division I level was the chance for his team to play against some of the best teams in collegiate baseball.
LOS CABOS, Mexico – The ACU Wildcats shot a final-round 322 on Tuesday as they finished 14th at the SMU Querencia Cabo Collegiate at the Los Cabos Querencia Golf Club.
The ACU Wildcats continue Spring football practice and the search for a new quarterback continues.
For the second time in four games and third time this season, Abilene Christian had six players score in double figures and the Wildcats pummeled the Lions of Southeastern Louisiana, 96-82, Monday afternoon at the University Center.
HAMMOND, La. – The ACU women's basketball team will close out the road portion of the 2013-14 season Monday afternoon with a makeup game at Southeastern Louisiana.
ABILENE - Ice and freezing rain have forced the cancellation of Sunday's baseball doubleheader at Abilene Christian's Crutcher Scott Field.
ABILENE - Down to his last strike with two outs in the 10th and the bases full, junior outfielder Jordan Forrester ripped a game-winning single down the third-base line to give Abilene Christian a dramatic 3-2 win over Grand Canyon Saturday afternoon during day two of the Bourland-Ardoin Classic at Crutcher Scott Field.
LAKE CHARLES, La. – Learning how to close out games and win can sometimes be a painful process. The ACU Wildcats suffered another painful lesson in both Saturday afternoon against a McNeese State team looking for a spot in the Southland Conference Post-Season Tournament.
LAKE CHARLES, La. – Jayln Johnson scored six of her 12 points in the final 2:20 of the game Saturday afternoon as McNeese State outscored ACU 11-4 in the final minutes to take a 71-64 win over the Wildcats in Southland Conference women's basketball action at Burton Coliseum.
LUBBOCK – The ACU Wildcats committed seven errors in two games Saturday as they lost to both Sam Houston State and Rhode Island in the Texas Tech Invitational softball tournament at Rocky Johnson Field.
ABILENE - Cody Schumacher and Sam Perez combined for 11 strikeouts during Missouri State's six-hit, 12-0 shutout of Abilene Christian Friday night at Crutcher Scott Field.
LUBBOCK – ACU freshman pitcher Hannah Null fired the first no-hitter of her collegiate career and seventh in ACU softball history Friday night as she led the Wildcats to a 9-1 run-rule victory over Rhode Island at the Texas Tech Invitational at Rocky Johnson Field.
A 20-0 second-half run Thursday night by Nicholls State was the difference in the game as the Colonels knocked off ACU, 79-60, in Southland Conference men's basketball action at Stopher Gym.
An out-of-nowhere 23-2 run midway through the second half Thursday afternoon turned a potential loss into one of the ACU Wildcats' best and biggest wins of the season.
The 2014 season doesn't officially get started until Aug. 27 when ACU takes on Georgia State at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, but practices for the 2014 season began today, with the first of 15 spring practices spread over 34 days.
The latest Polar Vortex sweeping through the middle part of the country has forced a change in this weekend's ACU baseball schedule that will bring a Big 12 baseball team to Crutcher Scott Field for the first time.
ABILENE – Through the first two weekends, the ACU Wildcats have gotten production from up and down their lineup, from their bullpen and off their bench.
ABILENE, Texas - In one of the highest scoring games in ACU men's basketball history, the Wildcats thrashed the Knights of Southwestern Adventist Saturday at Moody Coliseum, 124-57, on the strength of a school-record 21 3-point baskets.
ABILENE -- The ACU Wildcats made a little bit of history Saturday afternoon with a 10-1 victory over New Jersey Tech in the Al Scott Memorial Classic at Crutcher Scott Field.
EL PASO, Texas - Sisters Kaysie and Micah Hermsdorf along with sophomore Nada Marjanvovic all were a perfect 4-0 Saturday as the Abilene Christian women's tennnis team swept a doubleheader against Conference USA Schools Southern Miss and Texas-El Paso at the El Paso Tennis Center.
ABILENE -- In their first up-close look at a Southland Conference opponent, the ACU Wildcats walked away wondering what might have been after a 6-4 loss to Central Arkansas in the first game of the Al Scott Memorial Classic at Crutcher Scott Field.
The ACU men's basketball team plays its penultimate game of the season Saturday night when it hosts Southwestern Adventist University in a non-conference game at Moody Coliseum. Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m.
Last February when ACU signed five high school offensive linemen to national letters of intent, it was with the thought that they would all have a season to get ready to play and that the 2014 season would see them on the field.
Led by Renata Marquez' career high 32 points and freshman Suzzy Dimba's ninth double-double of the season, the Abilene Christian women's basketball team cruised to a 108-56 victory over visiting Arlington Baptist Tuesday night at Moody Coliseum.
ABILENE -- ACU freshman first baseman Russell Crippen continued his torrid start to the season Sunday afternoon as he led the Wildcats to a 14-4 win over Arlington Baptist and a sweep of the team's season-opening series at Crutcher Scott Field.
ABILENE -- The ACU Wildcats took a breather from Southland Conference action Saturday afternoon and picked up a much-needed win as the demolished Dallas Christian, 108-69, at McMurry's Kimbrell Arena.
ABILENE -- Freshman shortstop Aaron Draper had three hits and an RBI Saturday afternoon to lead ACU to a 4-2 win over Arlington Baptist in non-conference college baseball action at Crutcher Scott Field.
ABILENE - Oklahoma Christian earned a 2-1 series win at Abilene Christian Saturday afternoon after the two sides split their doubleheader at Poly Wells Field.
ABILENE - Abilene Christian's women's tennis team fell to visiting New Mexico, 6-1, Saturday afternoon on the outdoor courts of the Eager Tennis Pavilion.
ABILENE – Abilene Christian University today announced that a long-awaited on-campus football stadium will become a reality, thanks to the largest gift in the university’s 108-year history.
Lizzy Dimba was a Point-a-Minute Offense unto herself Thursday night, and it was her second-half effort that sparked the ACU Wildcats to a 73-67 come-from-behind win over Incarnate Word at the McDermott Center.
The Abilene Christian University Wildcats open their first season as an NCAA Division I program this weekend with a three-game series against Arlington Baptist at Crutcher Scott Field.
Head coach Julie Goodenough's team, like the men, lost a heartbreaker to A&M/Corpus Christi on Saturday afternoon.
The Abilene Christian University men and women are headed south for Thursday night's Southland Conference showdowns with Incarnate Word.
The Abilene Christian University women lost a heartbreaker on Saturday to Texas A&M/Corpus Christi at Moody Coliseum, and the problems began when head coach Julie Goodenough's Wildcats started missing three-pointers.
ACU sophomore Parker Wentz scored a career-high 27 points Thursday night as he helped the Wildcats snap a four-game losing streak with an 87-81 win over Houston Baptist in Southland Conference men's basketball action at Moody Coliseum.
Staring at an 11-point deficit and a team that appeared to be shaking off the effects of a sleepy snow day on the ACU campus, Wildcat head coach Julie Goodenough had seen enough.
ABILENE – During each of the last two recruiting seasons, ACU head football coach Ken Collums has preached the need to get bigger and create more depth and competition up and down his roster.
The ACU women are trying to bounce back from being swept by Stephen F. Austin and Northwestern State.
LUBBOCK, Texas - Upperclassmen Reyare Thomas and Daniel Block were Abilene Christian's highest finishers during the second and final day of competition at the Masked Rider Open hosted by Texas Tech.
ABILENE, Texas - Abilene Christian's men's tennis team Friday lost both ends of an indoor doubleheader at the Teague Events Center, falling to the nation's No. 1 ranked junior college Tyler, 5-2, and the No. 8 D-III program from Trinity, 4-3.
LUBBOCK, Texas - Senior Reyare Thomas and sophomore Johnathan Farquharson battled their way through three rounds of the 55-meter dash Friday during the first day of the Masked Rider Open to finish among the top five in a crowded field that started with six dozen competitors.
Playing without their starting point guard Whitney West, ACU's fortunes went south Thursday night as the Wildcats were blown out by Stephen F. Austin in Southland Conference women's basketball action.
ABILENE – Renata Marquez didn't have a chance to make many plays Saturday afternoon, but when she finally did, she made the most of it and helped deliver a big win for the ACU Wildcats in front of a raucous Moody Coliseum crowd and a nationwide audience watching on ESPN3.
The ACU men's and women's basketball teams will host Sam Houston State in Southland Conference basketball action in the first national broadcast from Moody Coliseum.
In a back-and-forth game full of big plays and big shots, Lamar senior guard Gia Ayers made the last and biggest play Thursday night to give the Cardinals an 85-83 win in a wildly entertaining Southland Conference women's basketball game at Moody Coliseum.
The ACU Women lost a Southland Conference game for the 1st time this season on Saturday at Moody Coliseum.
The ACU men did something on Saturday that they haven't done since the Reagan Administration.
ABILENE – Central Arkansas entered Saturday's game against ACU with the top-ranked defense in the league and the Sugar Bears certainly played to that ranking as they handed the Wildcats their first home loss of the season, 67-54, at Moody Coliseum.
ABILENE – After an inspiring first half, the out-manned and short-handed ACU Wildcats simply ran out of gas Thursday night as Oral Roberts dominated the second half in an 82-59 win in Southland Conference men's basketball action at Moody Coliseum.
ABILENE – After watching a somewhat lethargic defensive performance in the first half, ACU head coach Julie Goodenough issued a challenge to her team at halftime.
The Southland Conference announced Thursday morning the NCAA granted a waiver that will allow previously forfeited games to be played. That includes the game between ACU and Oral Roberts Schedule for just a few hours later.
The ACU women made it through their 1st weekend of Southland Conference play.
When head football coach Ken Collums thinks about the future of his program at ACU, he knows a lot of the long-term success could be traced back to the class of players he and his assistant coaches are able to sign in about three weeks.
ABILENE – The ACU men's basketball team was scheduled to be off Thursday, winning a game via forfeit over Oral Roberts because of a scheduling discrepancy by
HAMMOND, La. -- The ACU Wildcats put up a gallant fight to rally from a 15-point halftime deficit Saturday afternoon, but couldn't close out the win when they had their chances as they dropped an 85-77 double-overtime heartbreaker to Southeastern Louisiana.
The ACU Wildcats will open the 2014 campaign on the road at the Georgia Dome against Georgia State in the first college football game of the season.
NEW ORLEANS -- The Privateers of New Orleans entered Thursday night's game against ACU as one of the worst free throw shooting teams in the Southland Conference.
The ACU Wildcats jumped out to a 14-0 lead to start the game Thursday night and never looked back as they whipped an outmanned New Orleans squad, 88-44, in the Wildcats' first Southland Conference contest at Lakefront Arena.
NEW ORLEANS -- The ACU men's basketball team kicks off its first season of Southland Conference action since the 1972-73 season when the Wildcats play a pair of games in Louisiana this weekend.
Oral Roberts will forfeit two Southland Conference men's games in the coming weeks to remain compliant with NCAA rules. One of those contests is their January 16th match-up with Abilene Christian.
The ACU ladies enter Southland Conference play with a 9-6 record so far this season, and they have 3 wins over NCAA Division 1 opponents, most notably, Texas Tech.
The ACU men start play in the Southland Conference this week after a long 14 game non-conference schedule.
Abilene Christian freshman forward Suzzy Dimba was named the Women's Basketball Player of the Week after her performance against Texas Tech Sunday.
LUBBOCK – The Dimba twins proved Sunday that you can go home again as they led the ACU Wildcats to one of the biggest wins in program history in their hometown.
LUBBOCK – Florida Atlantic scored the final four points of the game from the free throw line Friday night as the Owls escaped with a 67-63 win over the Wildcats in the Texas Tech World Vision Challenge at the United Spirit Arena.
LUBBOCK – The ACU Wildcats return to the floor this weekend for three games in the Texas Tech World Vision Challenge at the United Spirit Arena.
FORT WORTH -- TCU's strength inside was more than the ACU Wildcats could handle Wednesday night as the Lady Frogs bulled their way to an 82-55 win over ACU in women's basketball action at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.
Abilene Christian athletic director Jared Mosley announced Wednesday night head football coach Ken Collums signed a four-year extension with the school. The announcement comes just hours after reports the coach was heading back to his alma mater, Central Arkansas.
ABILENE – The ACU Wildcats hit a season-best 11 3-pointers Tuesday night as they rolled past Bacone College, 90-63, in non-conference men's college basketball action at Moody Coliseum.
ABILENE – The ACU Wildcats got their busiest week of the season off to a good start Tuesday night as they knocked off the pesky Lady Rams of Texas Wesleyan, 93-69, in non-conference women's college basketball action at Moody Coliseum.
TULSA, Okla. -- Tulsa went on a 14-0 run midway through the second half Saturday afternoon as the Golden Hurricanes pulled away from a cold-shooting ACU women's team as Tulsa beat the Wildcats, 81-61, in a women's basketball non-conference game at the Donald. W. Reynolds Center.
ABILENE – Playing at home for the first time in the 2013-14 season, the ACU Wildcats wasted little time jumping all over Hillsdale Freewill Baptist as the Wildcats cruised to a 93-53 win over the Saints at Moody Coliseum.
ACU had two clear goals before Tuesday night's non-conference game against Texas A&M-Commerce: control the Lady Lions on the glass and make free throws.
BALTIMORE, Md. -- The ACU Wildcats shot just 32 percent from the field Saturday afternoon as they completed their 10-game season-opening road swing with a 74-47 loss to Towson in the Battle 4 Atlantis Mainland Tournament at the SECU Arena.
ABILENE - Abilene Christian University presents its third-annual Christmas Slam Tuesday night, Dec. 3 at Moody Coliseum. Festivities begin prior to the start of ACU women's basketball game vs. Texas A&M-Commerce at 5:30 p.m. and will continue through the men's home opener against Hillsdale Baptist.
The ACU Wildcats will return to action this weekend at the Battle 4 Atlantis Mainland Tournament when they take on both West Alabama and Towson at the SECU Arena.
SAN ANGELO – Sophomore guard Parker Wentz poured in 19 points and ACU held Northern New Mexico to just 36 percent shooting from the field Saturday evening as ACU won its second straight game with a 78-56 win over the Eagles at the San Angelo Community Medical Center Classic hosted by Angelo State.
SAN ANGELO – LaDarrien Williams and Jacob Lancaster each scored 16 points Friday afternoon as the ACU Wildcats won their first game as an NCAA Division I basketball program with a 62-44 win over Western New Mexico in the San Angelo Community Medical Center Classic hosted by Angelo State.
A rally by the ACU Wildcats fell short on Tuesday night against the TCU Horned Frogs of the Big Twelve Conference.
FORT WORTH – Two teams looking for their first wins of the season will renew acquaintances on the hardwood Tuesday night when ACU takes on TCU in men's basketball at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.
IOWA CITY, Iowa – For the first time in their first-year venture into NCAA division I athletics, the ACU Wildcats were completely outplayed on both ends of the floor for 40 minutes as the powerful Iowa Hawkeyes whipped a tired ACU team, 103-41, at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
PRAIRIE VIEW – Two of the best offensive units in college football lit up the scoreboard Saturday afternoon at Blackshear Field as Abilene Christian University outlasted Prairie View A&M, 65-45, as the Wildcats finished off the 2013 season by recording their eighth straight winning season.
IOWA CITY, Iowa – The ACU men's basketball team will be back on the road Sunday afternoon when they take on the undefeated Iowa Hawkeyes of the Big 10 Conference at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
PRAIRIE VIEW – Two of college football's highest-scoring offenses will hit the field against each other Saturday afternoon when the ACU Wildcats close out their 2013 campaign against the Panthers of Prairie View A&M at Blackshear Field.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The ACU Wildcats gave the Maryland Terrapins all they wanted for 30 minutes Wednesday night at the Comcast Center, but the Terrapins' length and depth eventually wore down the Wildcats as Maryland knocked off ACU, 67-44, in men's basketball action.
The ACU Wildcats are 3 days from finishing their 1st year as an NCAA Football Championship team.
OLEAN, N.Y. – St. Bonaventure scored the final five points of the first half and the first nine points of the second half Monday to break open a close game as they went on to a 75-47 victory over Abilene Christian at a rowdy Reilly Center in men's non-conference college basketball action.
SAN ANTONIO - What the Abilene Christian Wildcats had done so well the entire year abandoned them at the worst possible time, when with 30 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, Cardinal defensive end Michael Tate strip sacked quarterback John David Baker to seal Incarnate Word’s first victory over the Wildcats Saturday at Benson Stadium, 34-31.