Hawks & Axemen Match-Up in Wolfville

Hawks & Axemen Match-Up in Wolfville


The Sea-Hawks (3-6) compete against the Acadia Axemen (2-6) this weekend. Memorial already beat Acadia twice this season, and will look to repeat history this weekend. Acadia will be ready for the challenge as they flying high after winning their last game in action.

Last Action

Memorial is coming off a weekend split with second place ranked UNB (6-3), winning the second game of the weekend 87-77. They are looking to increase their winning streak and put some more points on the board. Acadia's last matchup was a success for them, beating the Dalhousie Tigers (4-4) 75-69. Both teams are coming off a win and will fight to extend their leads this weekend.

By The Numbers

158-207 free throws – Memorial is first in the AUS for converted free throws. They also hold the highest free throw percentage at 76.3%. Their consistent effort at the foul line will hopefully give them an advantage this weekend.

79-223 three pointers – Acadia is second in the AUS for converted three pointers. They also hold the highest percentage of three pointers at 35.4%. Acadia is at a huge differential with Memorial who are last in the AUS in three point percentage with 24.8% this season.

Player Spotlight

Nathan Barker (Memorial) – Barker is first in the AUS for total points scored this season at 192. He is ranked second for points per game with 21.3. 

Emmanuel Ring (Memorial) - Ring is not far behind Barker, ranking in third place for both points this season and points per game, scoring 169 and 18.8 respectively. 

Ben Miller (Acadia) – Miller is one to watch at the three point line, as he ranks third place in the AUS for three pointers per game.

By: Sydney Hector