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.
The cast of Abilene Christian University's production of The Glass Menagerie came to tell us about the show.
The Abilene Christian track and field program and its historic Elmer Gray Stadium will play host to one of its biggest collegiate meets in almost a decade Saturday when the Wildcats welcome in 22 men's and women's teams for the inaugural Wes Kittley Invitational.
LUBBOCK – Texas Tech scored seven runs in the first inning and six more in the third inning Tuesday night as the 30th-ranked Red Raiders cruised to a 19-2 blowout of ACU in non-conference baseball action at Rip Griffin Park at Dan Law Field.
Abilene Christian freshman Nico Agritelley has been named the Southland Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday.
LUBBOCK – The ACU Wildcats will be back in action Tuesday evening when they take on Texas Tech for the second time this season at Rip Griffin Park at Dan Law Field.
ABILENE – ACU director of athletics Jared Mosley announced late Monday that he has decided to make a change in the leadership of the Wildcats' volleyball program and that a national search to replace head coach Kellen Mock would begin immediately.
ABILENE -- Lamar scored seven runs in the second inning Sunday and went on to cruise to a 16-7 win over the ACU Wildcats in Southland Conference baseball action at rainy and cold Crutcher Scott Field.
ABILENE -- Lamar scored five runs in the fifth inning Friday night as the Cardinals knocked off ACU, 6-4, in the opening game of a Southland Conference baseball series at Crutcher Scott Field.
ABILENE – The ACU Wildcats and Lamar Cardinals will renew a long-dormant series this weekend when they meet in a three-game Southland Conference series at Crutcher Scott Field.
Just like the Bengals targeted him back in January, secondary coach Vance Joseph targeted Danieal Manning when the Texans signed two safeties a few weeks back and he anticipated their old team would let Manning go.
he Southland Conference Tuesday announced its all-academic teams for the 2013-14 men's basketball season and Abilene Christian sophomore guard Parker Wentz received first team honors by virtue of his earlier selection to the Capital One Academic All-District team.
ABILENE -- ACU head coach Britt Bonneau believed he would get a solid starting performance from freshman Mack Morgan in Sunday afternoon's series finale against Incarnate Word.
ABILENE - A win is a win. And that's all one could really think to say after watching the Abilene Christian softball team score its game-tying and winning runs on two eighth-inning errors to beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 7-6, Sunday at Poly Wells Field.
ABILENE -- Less than 20 hours after finishing off one of their worst losses of the season, the ACU Wildcats bounced back Saturday afternoon with one of their best efforts of the year, and it results in a series-evening 4-2 win over Incarnate Word at Crutcher Scott Field.
ABILENE - Freshman Hannah Null pitched a two-hit shutout and senior Peyton Mosley scattered three hits in a five-inning start in leading the Abilene Christian softball team to consecutive 5-0 and 9-1 wins against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Saturday at Poly Wells Field.
ABILENE -- The ACU Wildcats' first Southland Conference baseball game in 40 years certainly won't be one they'll look back on with fond memories.
Baptiste Kerjean, likely Abilene Christian University's top performer here this weekend at the 87th annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, held the early lead here Thursday in the hammer throw, but he slipped to second in the final standings by the narrow margin of 22 centimeters.
ABILENE -- The ACU Wildcats needed to get back on the winning track just before the start of Southland Conference play this weekend, and the Texas College Steers proved to be just the right opponent to help the Wildcats feel good about themselves.
Hardin-Simmons takes Game 1 against ACU, 2-1. The Wildcats bounce back to take Game 2, 5-1.
ABILENE - With rain expected to fall throughout Wednesday afternoon, the Abilene Christian and Hardin-Simmons softball coaches decided to reschedule their doubleheader at Poly Wells Field to Tuesday, March 25 at 3 p.m.
NORMAL, Ala. - Alabama A&M withstood a furious late-inning rally by the Abilene Christian baseball team, as an error made by one the Southland Conference's best infielders led to the Bulldogs' game-winning run in their 9-8 victory Sunday.
SAN ANTONIO – Emily Seidel pitched a complete-game gem Sunday afternoon as the ACU Wildcats bounced from a disappointing doubleheader sweep on Saturday to knock off Incarnate Word, 3-0, in Southland Conference softball action at Cardinals Field.
NORMAL, Ala. – The ACU Wildcats were able to slug their way out of their four-game losing streak Saturday afternoon, but couldn't sustain the momentum as they were forced to settle for a doubleheader split with Alabama A&M in non-conference baseball action.
SAN ANTONIO – ACU's venture into the Southland Conference got off to a sour start Saturday afternoon as Incarnate Word swept a doubleheader from the Wildcats in conference softball action at Cardinals Field.
ABILENE - After starting Southland Conference play a little more than a week ago with three straight road victories, the Abilene Christian women's tennis team Saturday suffered its second single-point home loss in as many days to a league foe.
NORMAL, Ala. – The ACU Wildcats are back on the diamond this weekend as they try to snap out of their recent funk with a three-game series against Alabama A&M.
The ACU Wildcats have been struggling as of late in their first season in the NCAA Division I competition.
ABILENE – ACU senior Peyton Mosley pitched her best game in almost two seasons Tuesday evening to lead the Wildcats to a 3-0 win over Oklahoma City in the second game of a Wildcat doubleheader sweep in college softball action at Wells Field.
ABILENE -- East Central used two big innings and steady work from its starting pitcher and last reliever to finish off a two-game sweep of the ACU Wildcats with a 9-5 win Sunday at Crutcher Scott Field.
ABILENE - After two significant rain storms soaked the Big Country Saturday afternoon, the Abilene Christian and East Central baseball coaches decided to cancel Saturday night's game at Crutcher Scott Field.
ABILENE - A handful of costly mistakes made by the Abilene Christian baseball team led to a pair of big innings for the visiting Tigers of East Central in their 8-3 win Friday Night at Crutcher Scott Field.
STILLWATER, Okla. - Despite trailing by as many as 14 runs, Abilene Christian's baseball team refused to go away quietly during the late innings of Thursday's 15-7 loss at No. 15 Oklahoma State, scoring six times over the final three frames.
ABILENE – The first 12-game regular-season schedule in ACU football history features games against three teams that reached the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoffs and the renewal of two series that haven't been played in 30 years.
LUBBOCK – A five-run first inning for Texas Tech and a West Texas Haboob combined to beat the ACU Wildcats, 6-2, Tuesday night in non-conference baseball action at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park.
ABILENE - Abilene Christian freshman Suzzy Dimba and senior Renata Marquez Tuesday were announced as Southland Conference honorable mentions after leading the Wildcats to an impressive 18-12 record in their first year of NCAA D-I membership.
LUBBOCK – The ACU Wildcats are back on the road this week for a pair of games against two of the top teams in the Big 12 Conference so far this season.
ARLINGTON – Seth Spivey's two-run home run, Garrett Demeyer's eight innings of mastery on the mound and Nate Cole's one-third of an inning of relief were exactly what the doctor ordered for the ACU baseball team Sunday afternoon at Clay Gould Field.
LUBBOCK, Texas - Senior Courtney Flanary's first home run of the season accounted for all of Abilene Christian's scoring in the Wildcats' five-inning 9-1 loss to Texas Tech Sunday at Rocky Johnson Field.
ABILENE - Abilene Christian's women's tennis team never lost to Incarnate Word when the two schools were in the Lone Star Conference, and now as first-year members of the Southland Conference the Wildcats began the second chapter of their rivalry with a resounding 7-0 victory over the Cardinals at the Mabry Tennis Center.
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.