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Acadia Axemen - 1996-97 Season    <<Previous season    Next season>>

Head Coach:Dave Nutbrown (15th season)
Other staff: Steve Pound (Assistant Coach), Sean Smith (Assistant Coach), Paul Seaborn (Manager), Darcy MacQuarrie (Manager)

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
8-120.4001516-149275.8 - 74.615-170.4692451-228776.6 - 71.516-180.4712615-242876.9 - 71.4

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
0Everton Thomas Guard6-11952Toronto, ONThornlea Secondary (Acadia)
10Ryan Dolan Guard6-01751Burlington, ONNelson High
11Christopher Cain Guard5-111634North Preston, NSCole Harbour District High
12Victor Herbert Guard5-111701Toronto, ONEastern Commerce Collegiate, Winchendon School
14Adam Griffin Guard6-31904Hamilton, ONScott Park Secondary
20Mark Headley Guard6-31785Toronto, ON(Algonquin College)
21Mark Seaborn Guard6-41952Corner Brook, NLHerdman Collegiate
22Michael Goch Forward6-51Hanover, Germany 
24James O'Grady Guard6-61903Ottawa, ONSouth Carleton High
30Markus Goch Forward6-51Hanover, Germany 
32Colin Poponne Forward6-42Mississauga, ONMorning Star Secondary
33Jan Trojanowski Forward6-71902Grand Falls, NBJohn Caldwell
34Adam Gladwin Forward6-52054Bridgewater, NSPark View Education Centre
42Derek Cotton Forward6-81953Barrie, ONBarrie North Collegiate
43Richard Brenton Forward6-82301Marystown, NLMarystown Central High
44Murray McLeod Forward6-52403Moncton, NBMoncton High, Champlain College
 Sean Smith Guard6-05Kingston, ON 

Awards presented

Mark Headley AUS Second Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Oct 25, 1996Wolfville, NSUPEILoss86-88 Nike Tipoff Tournament
Sat Oct 26, 1996Wolfville, NSSaint Mary'sWin80-31 Nike Tipoff Tournament
Fri Nov 1, 1996Montreal, QCMcGillWin107-59 Redbird Classic
Sat Nov 2, 1996Montreal, QCGuelphWin78-67OTRedbird Classic
Sun Nov 3, 1996Montreal, QCUBCLoss73-84 Redbird Classic
Fri Nov 8, 1996Fredericton, NBReginaWin86-73 UNB National Men's Basketball Tournament
Sat Nov 9, 1996Fredericton, NBBishop'sWin83-64 UNB National Men's Basketball Tournament
Sun Nov 10, 1996Fredericton, NBMaine Central InstituteLoss68-72 UNB National Men's Basketball Tournament
Wed Jan 1, 1997Wolfville, NSBrandonLoss67-69  
Sat Jan 4, 1997Saint John, NBMCI MaineWin96-69 Golden Ball Tournament
Sun Jan 5, 1997Saint John, NBStFXLoss71-74 Golden Ball Tournament
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Sat Nov 16, 1996Wolfville, NSUPEILoss70-71  
Sat Nov 23, 1996Fredericton, NBUNBLoss57-63  
Tue Nov 26, 1996Halifax, NSDalhousieLoss67-77  
Sat Nov 30, 1996Antigonish, NSStFXLoss70-82  
Wed Jan 8, 1997Wolfville, NSSaint Mary'sWin75-69  
Sun Jan 12, 1997Charlottetown, PEUPEIWin84-71  
Wed Jan 15, 1997Wolfville, NSStFXLoss68-74Stats 
Sat Jan 18, 1997St. John's, NLMemorialLoss80-90  
Sun Jan 19, 1997St. John's, NLMemorialLoss86-99  
Fri Jan 24, 1997Wolfville, NSDalhousieLoss77-83OT 
Sun Jan 26, 1997Wolfville, NSSaint Mary'sLoss75-85  
Thu Jan 30, 1997Halifax, NSSaint Mary'sLoss81-86OT 
Sun Feb 2, 1997Wolfville, NSUNBWin70-45  
Thu Feb 6, 1997Antigonish, NSStFXLoss81-88  
Tue Feb 11, 1997Halifax, NSDalhousieWin81-78  
Sat Feb 15, 1997Wolfville, NSCape BretonWin76-68  
Sun Feb 23, 1997Wolfville, NSDalhousieWin80-53  
Wed Feb 26, 1997Wolfville, NSStFXWin81-72  
Sat Mar 1, 1997Sydney, NSCape BretonLoss77-83  
Sat Mar 8, 1997Halifax, NSSaint Mary'sWin80-55Stats 
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Mar 14, 1997Halifax, NSSaint Mary'sWin65-52 AUAA Quarterfinal
Sat Mar 15, 1997Halifax, NSMemorialWin85-75 AUAA Semifinal
Sun Mar 16, 1997Halifax, NSStFXLoss54-59 Atlantic Championship

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Mark Headley20  48-11342.5110-23447.037-5468.510-69794.0595351 1630515.2
Jan Trojanowski20    89-17351.464-9071.149-741236.2532149 1124212.1
Christopher Cain20  34-10831.572-20934.451-7171.811-47582.9349638 1522911.4
Derek Cotton20    91-13666.932-3982.139-47864.3541224 621410.7
Adam Gladwin20  1-250.056-9857.144-6271.038-48864.328916 21577.8
Adam Griffin1    2-2100.02-2100.01-011.0 1   66.0
Victor Herbert17  2-1118.234-7147.922-4351.25-23281.6454436 11925.4
Colin Poponne20  6-1735.335-8441.721-3560.017-16331.6282222 2974.8
James O'Grady18    28-4562.224-3275.023-32553.1441023 1804.4
Mark Seaborn19  2-922.216-4535.67-1353.813-16291.518611 1412.2
Michael Goch16  3-3100.07-1163.65-683.31-230.21033 2221.4
Markus Goch9  1-333.33-933.34-666.72-350.6314 2111.2
Ryan Dolan5  0-10.03-1323.1  2-130.66129  61.2
Sean Smith10  1-714.33-1030.01-250.00-770.781914 480.8
Richard Brenton9    1-333.32-2100.00-110.11    40.4
Murray McLeod6      2-2100.00-330.5311 120.3
Everton Thomas3    0-20.0          00.0
* Team Totals20  98-27435.8550-114548.0318-45969.3211-38960030.0394310301 74151675.8

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Jan Trojanowski   

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