If the St. Francis Xavier X-Women basketball players don't know what they are getting in their new head coach, they will know soon enough. A few minutes with Lee Anna Osei leaves a singular impression. Everything is earned and nothing is given.
Atlantic University Sport held its 2018 annual general meeting earlier this month in St. John’s, N.L. The meetings were hosted by Memorial University athletics and attended by representatives from all 11 member institutions. Leo MacPherson, director of athletics for StFX University, wrapped up his two-year term as AUS president.
Manitoba Bison running back Jamel Lyles scored the game-winning 18-yard touchdown with 2:12 remaining on the clock to lead Team West to a 15-14 victory in the 2018 U SPORTS Valero East-West Bowl on Saturday at Laval’s TELUS-UL Stadium.
StFX receiver Kaion Julien-Grant, defensive lineman Jimmie Cunningham and linebacker Gordon Whyte have been selected to compete for the East team in the upcoming U SPORTS East-West Bowl in Quebec City that features top Canadian football prospects.
X-Women hockey forward Daley Oddy was named the StFX Female Student-Athlete of the Year, while X-Men soccer striker Daniel Hayfield and X-Men cross country/track & field distance runner Angus Rawling were co-awarded StFX Male Student-Athlete of the Year honors at the awards gala celebrated Wednesday evening.
Reigning AUS cross country champion Angus Rawling will be competing at the World University Cross Country Championship in Switzerland this Saturday, April 7th. He joins 10 other U SPORTS All-Canadian runners on the Canadian roster.
A pair of StFX hockey jerseys and game-used sticks are heading to the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. Daley Oddy’s navy jersey and Sarah Bujold’s white jersey, along with recently used hockey sticks by the duo are being added to the overall collection at the Hall, and will be preserved and organized within the U SPORTS women’s hockey collection.
Atlantic University Sport released the 2018 fall sports schedules today, including women’s rugby, men’s and women’s soccer as well as men’s and women’s cross country. Hosts for the 2018 fall championships were also confirmed.
he StFX Athletics Leadership Academy recently wrapped its sixth year, culminating in a year-end celebratory breakfast banquet where close to 80 participants received leadership certificates for their work completed over the 2017-18 academic year. Fourteen student-athletes also received Leader of Distinction awards.
Atlantic University Sport released the 2018 football schedule today for the upcoming fall season. Each of the conference’s five teams will play eight regular season games over the course of a 10-week schedule.
A former X-Men star running back and record setter is now a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Paul Brule dominated Canadian university football in the 1960s like no other before or since, setting single-game, single-season and all-time scoring records that still exist more than 50 years later.
The Alberta Golden Bears defeated the StFX X-Men 4-2 to capture the 2018 David Johnston University Cup Sunday afternoon. Wil Tomchuck scored the game-winning goal just over four minutes into the second period.
Adam Stevens scored with 47 seconds left in overtime to send the StFX X-Men to the gold medal game of the 2018 Cavendish Farms University Cup with a 5-4 win over the two-time and defending national champions, the UNB Varsity Reds.
Holden Cook and Michael Clarke had three points each and Craig Dunnick, Kristoff Kontos and Cole MacDonald each had two, as the StFX X-Men defeated the Brock Badgers 6-2 in the first quarter-final of the 2018 U SPORTS Cavendish Farms University Cup.
StFX forward Daley Oddy was honoured Wednesday evening as the U SPORTS player of the year, in addition to being named a U SPORTS 1st team All-Canadian. Defenseman Lindsey Donovan was also singled out as a 1st team All-Canadian and Emerson Elliott was named to the U SPORTS all-rookie team.
Chase Marchand was named the U SPORTS goaltender of the year Wednesday night, along with being named as a U SPORTS 1st team All-Canadian. Teammate Jagger Dirk was also singled out as a U SPORTS 1st team All-Canadian on defense.