Neil Gordon Sanford- 1935 (1913-1955)

…an English rugby and hockey star Neil G. Sanford, a graduate of 1935, was an outstanding multi-sport athlete who starred on Acadia swimming, football and hockey teams from the Fall of ’31 to the Spring of ’35. On the football field, Neil or “Nelly” as he was affectionately called began his heroics during the Fall […]

James Gray

James Goode Gray- 1948 Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1989 Jimmy Gray is undoubtedly one of the all-time greats in hockey history at Acadia. A native of Joggins Mines, NS, Jim entered Acadia in the fall of 1939 and was quickly recognized as a superb all-round athlete. Despite being proficient in basketball, rugby, […]

Alan Charuk

Alan T. Charuk- 1975 Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1992 First Atlantic Conference Player to Receive the Hec Creighton Award Alan Charuk, a ’75 Acadia graduate was undoubtedly one of the finest athletes ever to perform locally. A native of Moncton, New Brunswick, Al performed with the powerful Axemen football squads during the […]