Mary (Wakeham) Taylor- 1975

Mary (Wakeham) Taylor, a graduate of Holy Heart of Mary High School in St. John’s, Newfoundland, first arrived on the Acadia campus during the fall of 1971. During her high school athletic career Mary was rated by many as the top female athlete in her native province, participating in track, basketball and volleyball. Being a […]

1964-65 Men’s Volleyball Team

…winners of Acadia’s fifth consecutive Maritime Intercollegiate Title. For five consecutive seasons the Neil “Scorchy” MacVicar-coached men’s volleyball squads captured the Maritime Intercollegiate crown. Their fifth triumph, coming in late February of ’65, represented Mr. MacVicar’s last as an Axeman, as the ’65-’66 academic year found him again heavily involved in the Nova Scotia Secondary […]

Richard Bacon- 1977

Richard “Rick” Bacon, a native of Windsor, Nova Scotia, received his Certificate of Applied Science and Bachelor of Science degrees from Acadia in the years 1977 and 1978 respectively. An outstanding volleyball and hockey performer during his high school years at Windsor Regional High, Rick entered Acadia on a Volleyball Nova Scotia Scholarship. During his […]

Joan Aalund- 1967

Joan Aalund. a 1967 Acadia graduate who excelled in volleyball, field hockey and basketball was certainly one of the University’s finest all-round athletes of the 60s. In volleyball, for example, she was a member of the ’64-65 Elaine Ross-coached Axettes that posted a 4-2 record in the Maritime Intercollegiate championship round. In this exciting tournament […]

Ann (Mosher) MacVicar- 1961

…for stardom in field hockey, volleyball and basketball, was named Acadia’s Athlete of the Year. Yarmouth High School product Ann (Mosher) Mac Vicar, an Acadia graduate of 1961, certainly must rank as one of the UniversitYs fmest ever multi-sport female athletes, being an outstanding varsity performer in field hockey, volleyball, and basketball. In fact, when […]

Thelma A. (Brannen) Salmas- 1956

Maritime Intercollegiate Diving Champion and Acadia varsity letter athlete in three sports .basketball, swimming and volleyball. Thelma (Brannen) Salmas, a ’56 Acadia graduate, made outstanding contributions to varsity volleyball, basketball and swimming during her years in the Axette garb. In volleyball, Thelma was part of a program that became very popular in the mid-fifties. Being […]

Nancy (Sutherland) Logue- 1959

…whose talent and dedication inspired others to achieve. Nancy (Sutherland) Logue, a 1959 graduate was a prominent member of varsity volleyball, basketball and ground hockey teams during her years at Acadia. Keen followers of that time fondly recall her excellent performances and exceptional leadership qualities -traits that justified enthusiasts to rate her as the superior […]