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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 Hazard18    185-34653.558-6984.1 1357.5     42823.8
Ted Upshaw18    148-28751.640-5474.1 1357.5     33618.7
Tom Cavanaugh18    147-29350.238-5273.1 1307.2     33218.4
Tom Lyons18    76-17144.442-5379.2 1005.6     19410.8
Donnie Ehler17    51-11942.922-2781.5 191.1     1247.3
Tony Aker15    46-10743.011-2152.4 684.5     1036.9
Ray Mapp6    9-2045.04-666.7 122.0     223.7
Alfie MacLeod9    16-4040.00-20.0 111.2     323.6
Eric Skinner10    12-3138.77-977.8 141.4     313.1
Don Oliver6    7-1741.22-633.3 40.7     162.7
Steve Johnson3    3-560.02-2100.0 103.3     82.7
Ken Fells8    8-2040.03-650.0 121.5     192.4
Bruce Hunt6    1-911.11-425.0 10.2     30.5
John Archibald3    0-40.01-1100.0 10.3     10.3
* Team Totals18    709-146948.3231-31274.0 65236.2     164991.6

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