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Acadia Axemen - 1978-79 Season

Head Coach:Dick Hunt (6th season)
Other staff: James Duff (Assistant Coach)

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
11-70.6111649-148191.6 - 82.319-90.6792426-215386.6 - 76.920-110.6452428-215778.3 - 69.6

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
 Bo Hampton Forward6-5 Worcester, MANorth High
 Steve Johnson Forward6-6 Yarmouth, NS 
 Don Oliver   
 Robert Upshaw Guard5-9 Sackville, NS 
10Donnie Ehler Guard6-11Windsor, NSWindsor Regional High
12Ken Fells Guard5-11 Yarmouth, NS 
14Bruce Hunt Guard5-9 Wolfville, NS 
20Alfie MacLeod Forward6-21Coxheath, NSRiverview Rural High
22Ted Upshaw Forward6-63Windsor, NSWindsor Regional High
24Michael Hazard Guard/Forward6-3 Providence, RI 
30Tom Lyons Forward6-54Arlington, MA(Assumption College)
32Ray Mapp Forward6-4 Halifax, NS 
34Eric Skinner Guard6-2 Amherst, NS 
40Peter Carpentieri Guard6-2165 Flushing, NYDawson College
42John Archibald Forward6-3 Milford, NS 
44Tom Cavanaugh Centre6-85Boston, MA(New Hampshire)
52Tony Aker Centre6-6 Kentville, NS 

Awards presented

Tom Cavanaugh AUS Second Team All-Star
Michael Hazard AUS First Team All-Star, Second Team All-Canadian
Ted Upshaw AUS Second Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Sat Jul 1, 1978UnknownAssumption CollegeLoss0-2  
Sat Jul 1, 1978UnknownIona UniversityLoss0-2  
Sat Jul 1, 1978UnknownLong Island UniversityWin2-0  
Sat Jul 1, 1978Wolfville, NSVictoriaWin2-0 Stu Aberdeen Tournament
Fri Nov 10, 1978Wolfville, NSConcordiaWin83-73 Acadia Tip-Off Tourney
Sat Nov 11, 1978Wolfville, NSUPEIWin95-47 Acadia Tip-Off Tourney
Fri Nov 24, 1978Waterloo, ONWesternWin101-90 Naismith Classic First Round
Sat Nov 25, 1978Waterloo, ONWinnipegWin75-71 Naismith Classic Semifinal
Sat Nov 25, 1978Waterloo, ONWaterlooWin75-74StatsNaismith Classic Championship
Thu Jan 4, 1979Wolfville, NSLaurentianWin108-67 Nova Scotia Invitiational
Fri Jan 5, 1979Wolfville, NSBishopsWin90-68 Nova Scotia Invitiational
Sat Jan 6, 1979Wolfville, NSYorkLoss79-82 Nova Scotia Invitiational
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Sat Jul 1, 1978UnknownDalhousieWin98-78  
Sat Jul 1, 1978UnknownDalhousieWin90-79  
Sat Jul 1, 1978UnknownDalhousieWin90-65  
Sat Jul 1, 1978UnknownMount AllisonWin102-57  
Sat Jul 1, 1978UnknownMount AllisonWin98-63  
Sat Jul 1, 1978UnknownUNBWin103-78  
Sat Jul 1, 1978UnknownUNBWin102-76  
Sat Jul 1, 1978UnknownUPEIWin88-78  
Sat Jul 1, 1978UnknownUPEIWin83-77  
Sat Jul 1, 1978UnknownStFXLoss84-103  
Sat Jul 1, 1978UnknownStFXLoss67-76  
Tue Jan 9, 1979Halifax, NSDalhousieWin98-83  
Sat Jan 13, 1979Wolfville, NSStFXLoss93-94OT 
Tue Jan 16, 1979Wolfville, NSSaint MarysLoss86-97  
Wed Jan 31, 1979Halifax, NSSaint MarysLoss97-98  
Tue Feb 6, 1979Wolfville, NSSaint MarysLoss86-94  
Sat Feb 10, 1979Antigonish, NSStFXWin82-73  
Thu Feb 15, 1979Halifax, NSSaint MarysLoss102-112  
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Mar 2, 1979Halifax, NSSaint MarysLoss69-100 AUAA Semifinal

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Michael Hazard1800.00-00.0185-34653.558-6984.10-01357.50000042823.8
Ted Upshaw1800.00-00.0148-28751.640-5474.10-01357.50000033618.7
Tom Cavanaugh1800.00-00.0147-29350.238-5273.10-01307.20000033218.4
Tom Lyons1800.00-00.076-17144.442-5379.20-01005.60000019410.8
Donnie Ehler1700.00-00.051-11942.922-2781.50-0191.1000001247.3
Tony Aker1500.00-00.046-10743.011-2152.40-0684.5000001036.9
Ray Mapp600.00-00.09-2045.04-666.70-0122.000000223.7
Alfie MacLeod900.00-00.016-4040.00-20.00-0111.200000323.6
Eric Skinner1000.00-00.012-3138.77-977.80-0141.400000313.1
Don Oliver600.00-00.07-1741.22-633.30-040.700000162.7
Steve Johnson300.00-00.03-560.02-2100.00-0103.30000082.7
Ken Fells800.00-00.08-2040.03-650.00-0121.500000192.4
Bruce Hunt600.00-00.01-911.11-425.00-010.20000030.5
John Archibald300.00-00.00-40.01-1100.00-010.30000010.3
* Team Totals1800.00-00.0709-146948.3231-31274.00-065236.200000164991.6