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Acadia Axemen - 1997-98 Season    <<Previous season    Next season>>

Head Coach:Dave Nutbrown (16th season)
Other staff: Steve Pound (Assistant Coach), Sean Smith (Assistant Coach), Chuck Goreham (Assistant Coach)

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
16-40.8001640-134482.0 - 67.225-90.7352667-231778.4 - 68.126-90.7432780-237279.4 - 67.8

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
10Saj Joseph Guard5-91501Deer Lake, NLElwood Regional High
11Christopher Cain Guard5-111635North Preston, NSCole Harbour District High
12Victor Herbert Guard5-111702Toronto, ONEastern Commerce Collegiate, Winchendon School
14Jean-Pierre Fleurantin Guard5-111Montreal, QC 
20Michael Goch Forward6-52Hanover, Germany 
21Mark Seaborn Guard6-41953Corner Brook, NLHerdman Collegiate
22Everton Thomas Guard6-11953Toronto, ONThornlea Secondary (Acadia)
24Adam Griffin Guard6-31905Hamilton, ONScott Park Secondary
30Markus Goch Forward6-52Hanover, Germany 
32Sam Worrell Forward6-13Montreal, QCSir Winston Churchill High, Vanier College
33Jan Trojanowski Forward6-71903Grand Falls, NBJohn Caldwell
34Richard Brenton Forward6-82302Marystown, NLMarystown Central High
35Michael Messenger Forward6-42151Hamilton, ONSir Allan MacNab Secondary
42Derek Cotton Forward6-81954Barrie, ONBarrie North Collegiate
43James O'Grady Guard6-61904Ottawa, ONSouth Carleton High
44Murray McLeod Forward6-52404Moncton, NBMoncton High, Champlain College
 Colin Poponne Forward6-43Mississauga, ONMorning Star Secondary

Awards presented

Dave Nutbrown AUS Coach of the Year
Christopher Cain AUS Second Team All-Star
Derek Cotton AUS Second Team All-Star
Jan Trojanowski Frank Baldwin Memorial Trophy (AUS Most Valuable Player), AUS First Team All-Star, First Team All-Canadian

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Oct 24, 1997Wolfville, NSCentral MaineWin113-55 Nike Tipoff Tournament
Sat Oct 25, 1997Wolfville, NSSaint Mary'sWin73-71 Nike Tipoff Tournament
Fri Oct 31, 1997Antigonish, NSSaint Mary'sWin100-75 StFX Invitational
Sat Nov 1, 1997Antigonish, NSStFXLoss67-83 StFX Invitational
Fri Nov 7, 1997Fredericton, NBBishop'sLoss64-70 Eric Garland Tournament
Sat Nov 8, 1997Fredericton, NBYorkWin82-70 Eric Garland Tournament
Sun Nov 9, 1997Fredericton, NBManitobaLoss75-76 Eric Garland Tournament
Fri Jan 2, 1998Wolfville, NSLavalWin73-57 Stu Aberdeen Tournament
Sat Jan 3, 1998Wolfville, NSBishop'sLoss57-75 Stu Aberdeen Tournament
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 14, 1997Wolfville, NSDalhousieWin67-54  
Tue Nov 18, 1997Antigonish, NSStFXLoss58-78Stats 
Sun Nov 23, 1997Sydney, NSCape BretonWin79-56  
Sat Nov 29, 1997Halifax, NSSaint Mary'sLoss73-78  
Fri Jan 9, 1998Charlottetown, PEUPEIWin98-53  
Wed Jan 14, 1998Wolfville, NSSaint Mary'sWin96-58  
Fri Jan 16, 1998Wolfville, NSStFXWin86-79  
Wed Jan 21, 1998Halifax, NSDalhousieWin78-60Stats 
Sat Jan 24, 1998Wolfville, NSUNBWin72-51  
Tue Jan 27, 1998Antigonish, NSStFXWin99-86OT 
Sat Jan 31, 1998Wolfville, NSSaint Mary'sLoss74-77  
Sat Feb 7, 1998Wolfville, NSUPEIWin91-72  
Sat Feb 14, 1998Wolfville, NSMemorialWin78-74  
Sun Feb 15, 1998Wolfville, NSMemorialWin95-71Stats 
Thu Feb 19, 1998Halifax, NSDalhousieWin84-70  
Mon Feb 23, 1998Wolfville, NSStFXWin89-76  
Fri Feb 27, 1998Wolfville, NSCape BretonWin83-54  
Sun Mar 1, 1998Fredericton, NBUNBWin99-69  
Thu Mar 5, 1998Wolfville, NSDalhousieWin76-61  
Sun Mar 8, 1998Halifax, NSSaint Mary'sLoss65-67  
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Mar 13, 1998Halifax, NSUPEIWin73-46 AUAA Quarterfinal
Sat Mar 14, 1998Halifax, NSUNBWin76-68 AUAA Semifinal
Sun Mar 15, 1998Halifax, NSDalhousieWin73-66 AUAA Championship
Fri Mar 20, 1998Halifax, NSMcMasterLoss67-77StatsCIAU Quarterfinal
Sat Mar 21, 1998Halifax, NSWaterlooWin76-69StatsCIAU Consolation Semifinal
Sun Mar 22, 1998Halifax, NSBrandonWin71-70StatsCIAU Consolation Final

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Jan Trojanowski20    144-21068.688-11080.068-1151839.2472651 3137618.8
Derek Cotton20  9-1947.4110-21251.957-6587.747-641115.5582153 1928614.3
Jean-Pierre Fleurantin20  27-7934.272-17241.934-4477.36-25311.6494254 1120510.2
Christopher Cain19  22-7429.746-14132.651-6875.09-68774.12912153 461658.7
James O'Grady19  1-333.359-9959.636-5466.726-39653.4593237 171558.2
Mark Seaborn20  3-1225.065-12950.420-2483.324-41653.2262123 131537.7
Sam Worrell17  2-540.026-5944.130-3976.913-23362.1182123 6844.9
Adam Griffin2  1-333.34-1040.00-20.01-342.06611 294.5
Michael Goch1  0-10.02-450.0  0-111.0 2  144.0
Victor Herbert20  1-425.025-4852.117-2665.41-19201.0334536 29683.4
Richard Brenton11    16-2369.62-2100.06-11171.5937 2343.1
Saj Joseph9  1-520.07-1546.712-1675.01-560.77712 2273.0
Everton Thomas4  1-250.03-1030.05-862.51-451.2324 1123.0
Murray McLeod18    13-2650.010-1283.37-18251.412311 4362.0
Michael Messenger12    7-1643.87-1258.36-6121.01046 5211.8
Markus Goch1                00.0
* Team Totals20  68-20732.9599-117451.0369-48276.6216-44265832.9366356381 189163581.8

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Jan Trojanowski29 on Mar 22, 1998 vs Brandon14 on Mar 20, 1998 vs McMaster3 on Mar 20, 1998 vs McMaster
Derek Cotton19 on Mar 20, 1998 vs McMaster9 on Mar 20, 1998 vs McMaster2 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Waterloo
Jean-Pierre Fleurantin16 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Waterloo4 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Waterloo3 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Waterloo
James O'Grady13 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Waterloo9 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Waterloo2 on Mar 20, 1998 vs McMaster
Victor Herbert10 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Waterloo3 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Waterloo7 on Mar 20, 1998 vs McMaster
Murray McLeod8 on Mar 22, 1998 vs Brandon4 on Mar 22, 1998 vs Brandon1 on Mar 22, 1998 vs Brandon
Sam Worrell7 on Mar 20, 1998 vs McMaster8 on Mar 22, 1998 vs Brandon2 on Mar 20, 1998 vs McMaster
Christopher Cain4 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Waterloo3 on Mar 22, 1998 vs Brandon15 on Jan 21, 1998 vs Dalhousie
Mark Seaborn3 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Waterloo2 on Mar 22, 1998 vs Brandon1 on Mar 22, 1998 vs Brandon
Michael Messenger2 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Waterloo1 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Waterloo 
Richard Brenton 4 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Waterloo 

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