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.
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.