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Acadia Axemen - 1962-63 Season

Head Coach:Stu Aberdeen (First season)
Other staff: Dr. Phil Wright (Manager), Frank Pires (Manager)
League:Maritime IAA - Nova Scotia

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
W-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPG
10-01.000470-22247.0 - 22.216-10.941896-51752.7 - 30.418-60.7501250-89652.1 - 37.3

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
 Andy Kranack Forward6-53Pittsburgh, PA 
 Gary Merrill Guard6-0 Quincy, MA 
 Mike Tzagarakis 3 
 Bill White 1 
10Ronnie Ayes Guard1Long Island, NY 
11Ian MacMillan Guard1Lockeport, NSLockeport Regional High
12Charlie Thomas Centre6-102Baltimore, MD(Baltimore)
13John Olinto Forward6-11Quincy, MA(Boston College)
14Dan Parrinelli Guard1Forest Hills, NYBishop Loughlin
15Paul Caron Forward6-2 Welland, ON 
21Steve Konchalski Guard5-111Queens, NYArchbishop Molloy High
23Richie Spears Guard3New Waterford, NS 
24Peter Simmonds Forward6-54Halifax, NS 
25Jim Kreutzer Forward6-51Buffalo, NY 

Awards presented

Dan Parrinelli CIS Tournament All-Star Team
Richie Spears MVP of CIAU Championship / Jack Donohue Trophy, CIS Tournament All-Star Team

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Sun Jul 1, 1962UnknownAmerican RedheadsWin61-59  
Sun Jul 1, 1962New York, NYNew York Athletic ClubLoss40-59  
Sun Jul 1, 1962New York, NYNew York UniversityLoss41-57  
Sun Jul 1, 1962Houlton, MERicker CollegeWin52-14  
Sun Jul 1, 1962New Brunswick, NJRutgersLoss50-63  
Sun Jul 1, 1962Jersey City, NJSt. Peter's CollegeLoss52-67  
Tue Jan 1, 1963Halifax, NSMITLoss58-60 Bluenose Classic
Wed Jan 2, 1963Halifax, NSStFXWin67-46 Bluenose Classic
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Sun Jul 1, 1962UnknownStFXWin80-53  
Sun Jul 1, 1962UnknownStFXWin56-22  
Sun Jul 1, 1962UnknownUnknownWin2-0 For Acadia conference record of 10-0
Sun Jul 1, 1962UnknownUnknownWin2-0 For Acadia conference record of 10-0
Sun Jul 1, 1962UnknownUnknownWin2-0 For Acadia conference record of 10-0
Sun Jul 1, 1962UnknownUnknownWin2-0 For Acadia conference record of 10-0
Tue Jan 15, 1963Greenwood, NSSaint MarysWin73-44  
Tue Jan 22, 1963Halifax, NSDalhousieWin94-33  
Thu Jan 24, 1963Halifax, NSSaint MarysWin59-47  
Tue Feb 5, 1963Wolfville, NSDalhousieWin100-23  
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Sun Jul 1, 1962UnknownStFXWin57-55 Nova Scotia Intercollegiate Playoff (two games)
Sun Jul 1, 1962UnknownStFXWin56-24 Nova Scotia Intercollegiate Playoff (two games)
Sun Jul 1, 1962UnknownSaint DunstansWin76-37 Maritime Championship (two games)
Sun Jul 1, 1962UnknownSaint DunstansWin65-44 Maritime Championship (two games)
Fri Mar 15, 1963Windsor, ONUBCWin55-36StatsCIAU Semifinal
Sat Mar 16, 1963Windsor, ONWindsorLoss50-53StatsCIAU Championship

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Richie Spears22 on Mar 15, 1963 vs UBC  
Charlie Thomas15 on Mar 15, 1963 vs UBC  
Dan Parrinelli9 on Mar 16, 1963 vs Windsor  
Peter Simmonds7 on Mar 16, 1963 vs Windsor  
Steve Konchalski6 on Mar 16, 1963 vs Windsor  
Jim Kreutzer5 on Mar 15, 1963 vs UBC  
Ronnie Ayes4 on Mar 16, 1963 vs Windsor  
Paul Caron   
Ian MacMillan   
John Olinto   


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