This is ACU's first year to play a full schedule as a member of NCAA Division I F-B-S in the Southland Conference.
The ACU Wildcats finished the first week of preseason camp with a scrimmage at their home come this fall, and had a mixed bag of results.
It's been a bumpy road through college football for running back Herschel Sims thus far. That road has now returned home to Abilene with the ACU Wildcats.
ABILENE – ACU will begin preparations for the 2014 football season Saturday afternoon when close to 100 players report for summer workouts.
ABILENE – ACU head baseball coach Britt Bonneau announced Monday that he has hired former Arkansas volunteer coach Brad Flanders as the Wildcats' new pitching coach and assistant recruiting coordinator.
Former ACU catcher/second baseman Seth Spivey was named to the Northwest League All-Star Team on Thursday after an impressive first half of the season with Spokane.
FRISCO, Texas – The Southland Conference Television Network and ESPN3 will feature 15 exclusive broadcasts of all 11 Southland football teams in 2014. The matchups will be featured on more than 25 regional affiliates across Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas, as well as to a nationwide audience on ESPN3 and ESPN GamePlan. Five of the telecasts will be shown nationally and exclusively by ESPN3.
ABILENE – ACU head football coach Ken Collums announced Monday that he has hired two new full-time coaches to replace departing staff members.
ABILENE – ACU head football coach Ken Collums announced Monday that the Wildcat coaching staff will host "Football 101 For Moms" camp on the evening of Thursday, July 31.
Former ACU catcher Seth Spivey wasted little time settling in at the plate in the minors for the Spokane Indians.
Former ACU Wildcat is making a big impact on the diamond since taking the field in the minors for the Spokane Indians. On Sunday Spivey capped off what's already been a good start to his pro career with a homerun.
ABILENE – ACU director of athletics Jared Mosley announced Monday that former assistant volleyball coach Jason Bibler has agreed to return to Abilene to become the Wildcats' new head volleyball coach.
This year the ACU Wildcats will take the field for a Southland Conference game for the first time. Dave Campbell's Texas Football is picking the Wildcats to finish in the bottom half of one of the toughest conferences in the country.
NEW ORLEANS – Two of ACU's first three games of the 2014 football season will have a national viewing audience after it was announced Tuesday that the Wildcats' game at Troy (Ala.) will be broadcast on ESPN3.
ABILENE – ACU director of athletics Jared Mosley announced Tuesday that recently hired volleyball head coach Rob Frost has resigned to return to Mary Hardin-Baylor, effective immediately.
ABILENE -- ACU's all-Southland Conference catcher, Seth Spivey, was drafted Friday by the Texas Rangers in the 10th round of Major League Baseball's amateur draft.
ABILENE – ACU director of athletics Jared Mosley announced late Thursday afternoon that he has decided to make a change in the leadership of the Wildcats' men's golf program and that the contract of head coach Mike Campbell will not be renewed for the upcoming season.
ABILENE - Abilene Christian head women's basketball coach Julie Goodenough Monday announced the addition of Kyle Felan as assistant coach. Felan comes to Abilene after spending four seasons working in several capacities for the women's basketball coaching staff at Texas A&M University.
TUCSON, Ariz. – Less than 18 hours after putting the finishing touches on the program's signature win of the season, the ACU Wildcats played a game they'd rather forget Sunday afternoon in front of 1,727 fans at Hi Corbett Field.
TUCSON, Ariz. – Most of the time, the biggest fish are the hardest to reel in and put up the biggest fight. The ACU Wildcats found that to be very true on a gorgeous night for baseball at Hi Corbett Field.
The Abilene Christian volleyball program Thursday announced the additions of Nicole Morales and Tucker Smith to its 2014 roster.
TEMPE, Ariz. – On a beautiful Tuesday night in the desert, ACU and Arizona State closed the doors on one of the iconic stadiums in college baseball history with another in a long line of classics at a park that has hosted more than its share in its 40-year history.
ABILENE -- ACU senior catcher Seth Spivey was voted second team all-Southland Conference as the league office announced the all-conference team Monday. The team was voted on by the league's head coach and sports information directors.
SAN ANTONIO -- Incarnate Word pitcher Dylan Boss tossed seven effective innings Friday afternoon at Sullivan Field as the Cardinals knocked off ACU, 4-3, to clinch the final Southland Conference series of the season for both teams.
Incarnate Word shortstop Bryce Shepherd drove in four runs Thursday afternoon as the Cardinals knocked off ACU, 9-6, in the opening game of the final three-game Southland Conference series of the season for both teams at Danny Sullivan Field.
IRVING -- Former ACU all-America golfer Alex Carpenter shot a 2-over-par 72 Thursday in the first round of the HP Byron Nelson Championship at the TPC Four Seasons Resort.
SAN ANTONIO – The ACU Wildcats will close out the Southland Conference portion of their season this weekend with a three-game set against Incarnate Word at Daniel Sullivan Field.
TULSA, Okla. -- Oral Roberts scored three runs in the first two innings Sunday afternoon and those held up as the Golden Eagles knocked off ACU, 3-1, to win the Southland Conference series between the teams at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
TULSA, Okla. -- ACU senior Brady Rodriguez tossed a complete-game three-hit shutout and Seth Spivey hit a two-run home run Friday night as the Wildcats blanked Oral Roberts, 7-0, in a Southland Conference game at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
Abilene Christian University seniors John David Baker, Andrea Carpenter and Micah Hermsdorf Tuesday night were honored at the ACU Athletics Awards Banquet as winners of the Paul Goad Award for the 2013-14 academic year.
ACU director of athletics Jared Mosley announced Tuesday that he has hired Mary Hardin-Baylor head volleyball coach Rob Frost to become the new leader of the Wildcats' program.
Former Hardi-Simmons Cowgirl Kendra Hassell took her spot among the Big Country's greatest athletics in teh Athletic Hall of Fame on Monday night. BCH Sports' Eric Boynton caught up with the former Division III women's basketball player of the year.
ABILENE -- Texas A&M-Corpus Christi put together three big innings and had just enough pitching over the final three innings Sunday afternoon to take an 11-10 win over ACU in an error-filled Southland Conference baseball contest at Crutcher Scott Field.
ABILENE - Incarnate Word received a pair of three-run home runs from freshman Mikaela Flores and benefited from seven walks and five errors during Sunday's five-inning 12-4 win over Abilene Christian at Poly Wells Field.
ABILENE -- Texas A&M-Corpus Christi leftfielder Jordan Lee drove in three runs in his final two at-bats Friday night as the Islanders dealt the ACU Wildcats a heartbreaking 8-6 loss in 11 innings in the first game of a three-game Southland Conference baseball series at Crutcher Scott Field.
ABILENE - Tuesday's clash between former regional rivals Abilene Christian and Texas-Permian Basin ended in an unexpected fashion as the Wildcats prevailed, 4-3, on a bases-loaded hit-by-pitch with two outs in the ninth.
HOUSTON – Two Houston Baptist pitchers limited the ACU Wildcats to just four singles Saturday afternoon as the Huskies tied up their three-game Southland Conference series against ACU at one game apiece with a 3-0 win at Husky Field.
The ACU Wildcats are back on the road this weekend as they take on Houston Baptist in a three-game Southland Conference baseball series at Husky Field.
A second-place finish as first-year NCAA DI members of the Southland Conference certainly caught the attention of the league's head coaches and sports information directors as they voted five members of Abilene Christian's men's tennis program onto the all-conference first and second teams.
Kaysie and Micah Hermsdorf's successful first seasons as NCAA DI competitors resulted in their being voted all-Southland Conference by the league's head coaches and sports information directors.
ABILENE, Texas – A two-run home run by Ben Douglas in the fourth and a five-run outburst in the sixth inning propelled McMurry University to a 7-4 non-conference win over NCAA Division I foe Abilene Christian University, in a cross-town battle at Crutcher Scott Field. The win by the War Hawks (20-22) was their first-ever in eight tries against the Wildcats (14-23).
McKINNEY -- The ACU Wildcats turned in one of their best rounds of the spring season Monday afternoon, leaving themselves tied for fourth after the first round of the Southland Conference championship tournament at the Stonebridge Ranch Country Club.
FRISCO, Texas – Abilene Christian sophomore right-hander Garrett deMeyere has been named the Southland Conference Pitcher of the Week.
The ACU Wildcats, who appear to be turning the corner after picking up a series win over Stephen F. Austin this past weekend.
HUNTSVILLE -- Sam Houston State first baseman Sarah Allison had two hits and drove in three runs Saturday afternoon to lead the Bearkats to a series-clinching 7-4 win over ACU in Southland Conference softball action.
ABILENE -- Senior lefthander Brady Rodriguez went seven strong innings Friday afternoon for his first win of the season to help the ACU Wildcats snap a nine-game losing streak with an 8-6 win over Stephen F. Austin in Southland Conference baseball action at Crutcher Scott Field.
Texas A&M scored six runs in the fourth inning and seven more in the seventh inning Wednesday as the Aggies dealt ACU a 20-2 loss in non-conference college baseball action at Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park.
Baptiste Kerjean, the senior from St. Brieuc, France (Lycee Rabelais H.S.), won the hammer throw with a toss of 215 feet, 1-inch at the inaugural Wes Kittley Invitational, hosted by Abilene Christian.
ABILENE - Abilene Christian softball received quite an offensive jolt Sunday with home runs coming off the bats of seniors Courtney Flanary and Lyndi Smith, but even those two cannon blasts couldn't offset an agonizing day in the circle for all three Wildcat pitchers during a 10-7 loss to Lamar at Poly Wells Field.
HUNTSVILLE -- Sam Houston State hit for the cycle in a five-run fourth inning Friday night, paving the way to an 8-3 win over ACU in Southland Conference baseball action at Don Sanders Baseball Stadium.