Athletics News

  • U SPORTS all-stars win second game over juniors with late third period goal
    December 15, 2017
    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.
  • U SPORTS all-stars shut out Canada 3-0
    December 14, 2017
    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.
  • Eric Locke honored as U SPORTS Top 8 Academic All-Canadian by Governor General
    December 08, 2017
    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.
  • November winners announced for X-Men hockey dream draw
    December 07, 2017
    The November, 2017 winners for the X-Men hockey dream draw were recently announced.
  • Holden Cook named Subway AUS male athlete of the week
    December 05, 2017
    Holden Cook of the U SPORTS No. 4-ranked StFX X-Men hockey team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport male athlete of the week for the week ending Dec. 3, 2017.
  • Dirk, Cook and Clarke to represent Canada on U SPORTS all-star team
    December 04, 2017
    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.
  • Track team opens competition at Halifax meet
    December 03, 2017
    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.
  • X-Men finish first term with 5-2 win over Moncton
    December 03, 2017
    The StFX X-Men (15-1-2) wrapped up first term play with a 5-2 win over the Université de Moncton Aigles Bleus (3-13-2) in AUS men’s hockey action at the J.-Louis-Lévesque Arena Saturday evening.
  • X-Men shutout Tigers 2-0
    November 29, 2017
    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.
  • X-Men win key game over Capers 108-99
    November 25, 2017
    The StFX X-Men won a key game worth four points in the AUS standings in a high scoring 108-99 victory over the Cape Breton Capers Saturday evening on Coach K Court at the StFX Oland Centre.
  • Capers defeat X-Women in hoop action  
    November 25, 2017
    The Cape Breton Capers came ready to play on Saturday night as they defeated the StFX X-Women 87-34 on Coach K Court at the StFX Oland Centre.  
  • X-Women top visiting Mounties 4-1
    November 25, 2017
    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.
  • X-Men win fifth straight game with 2-1 victory over Axemen
    November 24, 2017
    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.
  • X-Men hand U SPORTS No. 10 Axemen first loss of season
    November 24, 2017
    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.
  • Kaion Julien-Grant named U SPORTS 1st team All-Canadian
    November 23, 2017
    X-Men wide receiver Kaion Julien-Grant was honoured as a U SPORTS first team All-Canadian at the Vanier Cup banquet on Thursday night.
  • X-Men stop Huskies streak with 4-2 win
    November 23, 2017
    The StFX X-Men picked up a 4-2 win over the SMU Huskies in a Wednesday night heavyweight tilt between two U SPORTS Top 10 teams at the Halifax Forum.
  • X-Women shutout visiting Huskies  
    November 22, 2017
    The U SPORTS No. 5 ranked StFX X-Women topped the visiting No. 3 ranked Saint Mary’s Huskies 3-0 Wednesday evening at the Charles V. Keating Centre in a battle of the top two teams in the AUS.
  • Dan Hayfield named U SPORTS male athlete of the month for October
    November 22, 2017
    Dan Hayfield from the StFX X-Men and Madeline Albert of the Toronto Varsity Blues are the U SPORTS Male and Female Athletes of the Month for October 2017.
  • X-Women hockey pleased to introduce second wave of recruits for 2018-19
    November 22, 2017
    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.  
  • X-Men fall to Sea-Hawks to split weekend games
    November 19, 2017
    After a tough start to the season, the Memorial Sea-Hawks notched their first win against the StFX X-Men with an 80-76 victory Sunday afternoon in what featured a great competition.
  • Elliott’s hat trick leads X-Women over Moncton
    November 19, 2017
    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.
  • Sea-Hawks defeat X-Women in second game of weekend
    November 19, 2017
    The Memorial Sea-Hawks sealed their fourth consecutive win in as many games after an 88-65 victory against the StFX X-Women Sunday afternoon.
  • X-Men pick up first win of season over Sea-Hawks
    November 18, 2017
    The StFX X-Men picked up their first win of the AUS season with a high-scoring 103-96 victory over the Memorial Sea-Hawks Saturday evening.
  • X-Men pick up second win of weekend with 6-1 victory over UPEI
    November 18, 2017
    The U SPORTS No. 4 ranked StFX X-Men picked up their second win of the weekend with a decisive 6-1 victory over the UPEI Panthers Saturday night at the Charles V. Keating Centre.
  • X-Women fall to Sea-Hawks in Newfoundland
    November 18, 2017
    The Memorial Sea-Hawks played to a 70-57 win over the visiting StFX X-Women Saturday night.
  • X-Men top Varsity Reds in overtime
    November 17, 2017
    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 take over first place with win over Huskies
    November 17, 2017
    In a battle of the top two teams in AUS women’s hockey, it was the StFX X-Women who came out on top with a 3-1 victory over the Saint Mary’s Huskies Saturday night at SMU Alumni Arena.
  • X-Women hockey adds three Alberta athletes to 2018-19 line-up
    November 14, 2017
    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.
  • Statement from St. Francis Xavier University on AUS football proceedings
    November 13, 2017
    St. Francis Xavier University has released the following statement from the Director of Athletics & Recreation Mr. Leo MacPherson with regards to the ongoing AUS football proceedings. 
  • Rawling finishes 10th in the nation at U SPORTS cross country championship
    November 12, 2017
    Angus Rawling raced to a tenth place showing at the U SPORTS national cross country championship at Beacon Hill Park in Victoria, B.C. Sunday afternoon.
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