Alberta Golden Bears forward Jason Fram put home a rebound with 6.5 seconds left, clinching a 4-3 victory for the U SPORTS All-Stars over Hockey Canada’s World Junior Prospects at the Meridian Centre on Thursday afternoon.
Alberta Golden Bears forward Luke Philp scored early in the first period, and the U SPORTS All-Stars shut out Team Canada’s World Junior prospects 3-0 at the Meridian Centre Wednesday, in a tight opening game of the 2017 U SPORTS All-Star series.
The U SPORTS Top 8 Academic All-Canadians for the 2016-17 season, including former X-Men hockey captain Eric Locke, were honoured in Quebec City on Friday morning. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, the newly-apppointed Governor General of Canada, presented the fifth annual Governor General’s Academic All-Canadian Commendation to the eight recipients, during a ceremony at the Citadelle of Québec, her official residence in Quebec City.
Three X-Men hockey athletes have been selected to the U SPORTS all-star team that will play an upcoming two-game series against the Canadian national junior team. Forwards Micheal Clarke and Holden Cook and defenceman Jagger Dirk will join their head coach Brad Peddle who is also the head coach of the all-star team. Peddle was an assistant coach with the all-star squad last year and Cook will be making his second consecutive appearance on the team.
The StFX track & field team competed at their first meet of the season Saturday at the Canada Games Centre. Numerous sprinters and jumpers competed in many events for both the X-Women and X-Men squads.
The Dalhousie Tigers were shutout by the U SPORTS ranked No. 4 StFX X-Men at the Halifax Forum Wednesday night. The Tigers got plenty of opportunities, but strong power play unit, and a stellar performance by their goaltender saw StFX take the win.
The U SPORTS No. 5 ranked StFX X- Women kept the opposition scoreless through two periods to defeat the visiting Mount Allison Mounties 4-1 Saturday afternoon at the Charles V. Keating Centre during their final game of the fall term.
The U SPORTS No, 4 ranked StFX X-Men topped the No. 7 ranked visiting Acadia Axemen 2-1 in their last home game of the fall term. The victory marked the fifth consecutive win for the X-Men in a rough-and-tumble game Friday evening at the Charles V. Keating Centre in front of a crowd of 900.
After beating the No. 5 ranked Dalhousie Tigers in a home-and-home sweep last week, the U SPORTS No. 10 ranked Acadia Axemen fell short to the StFX X-Men, edged out 70-68 at the Scotiabank Centre, their first loss of the regular season.
X-Women hockey head coach Ben Berthiaume is pleased to announce the second wave of recruits for the 2018-19 season. Three new athletes to commit to the X-Women program include forwards Kaya Brossard from North Vancouver, B.C. and Lea MacLeod from Dartmouth, N.S., along with defence Josie Chisholm from Antigonish, N.S.
Freshman forward Emerson Elliott (Aurora, ON) scored a hat trick to lead the StFX X-Women to a 4-1 victory over the Université de Moncton Aigles Bleues Sunday afternoon at the Charles V. Keating Centre.
In a battle of the top two men’s hockey teams in the AUS, it was the U SPORTS No. 4 ranked StFX X-Men who topped the No. 2 ranked UNB Varsity Reds 3-2 in an overtime victory Friday evening at the Charles V. Keating Centre.
X-Women hockey head coach Ben Berthiaume is pleased to announce the commitment of three new athletes for the 2018-19 season. All three are from the province of Alberta and include defence Emma Thomas and Hannah MacDonald, along with forward Tyra Meropoulis.