Athletics News

  • John Stevens returns to STFX and joins X-Men Football coaching staff
    May 23, 2023
    STFX X-Men Football head coach Gary Waterman is pleased to announce that John Stevens is returning to the coaching staff this fall, assisting with the offensive line.
  • Zak Karim signs with Ottawa Redblacks
    May 22, 2023
    Fifth year veteran receiver Zakariya Karim recently signed a free agent contract with the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League (CFL). The 5'11", 181-pound X-Men co-captain from Ottawa was an AUS offensive all-star this past season.
  • Dyton Blackett signs with Hamilton Ti-Cats
    May 09, 2023
    Fifth year veteran linebacker Dyton Blackett signed a free agent contract with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL) on Monday.
  • Silas Fagnan selected for CFL quarterback internship
    May 05, 2023
    X-Men quarterback Silas Fagnan has been selected for the 2023 Canadian Football League (CFL) QB Internship with the Calgary Stampeders.
  • Alex Fedchun selected by Ottawa in CFL draft
    May 03, 2023
    Fifth year veteran defensive lineman Alex Fedchun was selected 55th overall in the Canadian Football League (CFL) draft Tuesday evening. The 6’5”, 245-pound X-Men co-captain from Calgary, Alta. was selected by Ottawa as the first pick of the seventh round. Fedchun was the sole X-Men athlete drafted and one of nine AUS athletes and 57 total U SPORTS athletes. 
  • X-Men Hockey add defenseman Charlie Callaghan to roster
    April 27, 2023
    STFX men’s hockey head coach Brad Peddle is pleased to announce the addition of defenseman Charlie Callaghan to the X-Men roster for the 2023-24 season.  
  • 2023 AUS fall sports schedules released
    April 20, 2023
    Atlantic University Sport released the 2023 fall sports schedules today, including women’s rugby, men’s football, men’s and women’s soccer as well as men’s and women’s cross country. Hosts for the 2023 fall championships were also confirmed.
  • Muenkat and Ejim selected in CEBL draft
    April 19, 2023
    X-Men forwards David Muenkat and Deon Ejim were selected in the recent Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) draft on Wednesday. The STFX athletes are the only ones from the Atlantic University Sport conference to be selected. Muenkat was chosen ninth overall by the Scarborough Shooting Stars while Ejim was 18th overall by the Calgary Surge.
  • Martin, Hadley & Turnsek named to U SPORTS East West Bowl roster
    April 18, 2023
    StFX X-Men defensive backs Brandyn Martin and Jay Turnsek and kicker/punter Ben Hadley have been named to the U SPORTS East West Bowl roster for the upcoming game in Hamilton that showcases the top football athletes eligible for the 2024 CFL draft.
  • Maggy Burbidge and David Muenkat named STFX student-athletes of the year
    April 04, 2023
    The STFX Athletic Department honored the athletic accomplishments of their varsity athletes this week at the Athletic Awards Gala held Tuesday evening at the Charles V. Keating Centre. X-Women Hockey forward Maggy Burbidge was named the STFX Female Student-Athlete of the Year, while X-Men Basketball forward David Muenkat received STFX Male Student-Athlete of the Year honors. The STFX Female Community X-Cellence award was co-awarded to Kathleen Dolan (X-Women Rugby) and Aliyah Fraser (X-Women Basketball), while Liam Wilde from X-Men Football was the winner of the STFX Male Community X-Cellence award.
  • X-Men Hockey welcome defenseman Raegan Wiles
    March 27, 2023
    STFX men’s hockey head coach Brad Peddle is pleased to announce the addition of defenseman Raegan Wiles to the X-Men line-up for the 2023-24 season.  
  • STFX Athletics continues with online 50/50 platform
    February 14, 2023
    STFX is currently in the third month of the virtual 50/50 fundraiser established to help STFX Athletics and XREC raise funds for our varsity and club sport teams.
  • X-Women drop consolation final to Toronto
    March 19, 2023
    The No. 1 ranked Toronto Varsity Blues defeated the No. 7 ranked STFX X-Women 4-0 in the consolation final Sunday afternoon as they claimed fifth place overall in the national championship.
  • X-Women play to dominant 7-3 win over Nipissing in U SPORTS consolation semifinal
    March 18, 2023
    The No. 7 ranked STFX X-Women played to a dominant 7-3 win over the No. 6 ranked Nipissing Lakers Saturday afternoon in U SPORTS consolation semifinal action.
  • X-Women drop 3-2 overtime game to UBC
    March 17, 2023
    The No. 7 ranked STFX X-Women fell 3-2 in overtime to the No. 2 ranked UBC Thunderbirds in the U SPORTS quarterfinal game Friday afternoon.
  • STFX seeded seventh for hockey nationals
    March 16, 2023
    The White and Blue have only one colour in mind – gold – as they prepare for a return to the women’s hockey national title stage this weekend. The STFX X-Women – seeded seventh – will be one of eight teams vying for the 2023 U SPORTS Women’s Hockey Championship, from Thursday to Sunday, at Aréna CEPSUM in Montreal.
  • Burbidge and Dabrowski honoured as U SPORTS women's hockey All-Canadians
    March 15, 2023
    X-Women hockey forward Maggy Burbidge and defense Lauren Dabrowski were both honoured as U SPORTS first team all-Canadians, as announced at the awards gala in conjunction with the national championship.
  • Liam Hawel honoured as U SPORTS 1st team All-Canadian
    March 15, 2023
    X-Men Hockey forward Liam Hawel was recognized as a U SPORTS first team All-Canadian, as announced at the awards gala in conjunction with with U SPORTS national championship in PEI.
  • Ravens defeat X-Men in double overtime thriller
    March 12, 2023
    The Carleton Ravens won their 17th U SPORTS men's basketball national title since 2003 with a thrilling double overtime 109-104 victory over the host STFX X-Men in a game that will go down in the record books and talked about for years to come.
  • X-Women Hockey to face UBC in U SPORTS quarterfinal Friday
    March 12, 2023
    The X-Women Hockey team are seeded seventh and will face-off against second seeded UBC Friday at 3:00 pm EST in Montreal in the U SPORTS quarterfinal game.
  • Track athletes post national results
    March 12, 2023
    Six STFX track runners competed at the U SPORTS national championship at the Saskatoon Fieldhouse over the weekend, in the event hosted by the University of Saskatchewan.
  • X-Men upend top seeded Victoria, will play for national gold
    March 11, 2023
    The U SPORTS men's basketball championship host STFX X-Men are heading to the gold medal game, following their 77-64 victory over the Canada West champion Victoria Vikes in the national semi-final. 
  • X-Men survive late Gaels push to advance to U SPORTS semifinal
    March 10, 2023
    Defensive player of the year David Muenkat propelled the STFX X-Men to a 107-98 win over the Queens Gaels in the third quarter-final game at the 2023 U SPORTS Men‘s Basketball Championship on Friday.
  • David Muenkat named U SPORTS defensive player of the year
    March 09, 2023
    X-Men forward David Muenkat is the recipient of the U SPORTS defensive player of the year award, as announcing at the gala awards show in conjunction with the Final 8 championship.
  • X-Women fall in double OT in AUS final
    March 08, 2023
    The UNB REDS are champions of Atlantic University Sport women’s hockey after defeating the STFX X-Women 3-2 in a thrilling double-overtime game in front of a packed Aitken Centre crowd.
  • Aliyah Fraser wins U SPORTS basketball community service award
    March 08, 2023
    X-Women guard Aliyah Fraser is the recipient of the U SPORTS Sylvia Sweeney Award honoring community service.
  • Six track athletes to compete in Saskatoon at nationals
    March 07, 2023
    The STFX track team is sending six athletes to compete at the U SPORTS national championship this coming weekend, March 9-11 at the Saskatoon Field House, as hosted by the University of Saskatchewan.
  • It’s a marathon, not a sprint
    March 07, 2023
    Rome wasn’t built in a day. That adage – one suggesting that time is needed to create something strong and worthwhile – has boundless applications, including when you are re-building a varsity women’s basketball program in Atlantic University Sport (AUS).
  • Reds force deciding Game 3 with 1-0 victory over X-Women
    March 06, 2023
    The UNB Reds spoiled the party of over 1400 fans at the STFX Keating Centre Monday night as they shutout the X-Women 1-0 in Game 2 of the Subway AUS championship series.
  • X-Men seeded No. 4 for Final 8, will play Queen's in quarterfinals
    March 05, 2023
    The AUS champion STFX X-Men are seeded No. 4 heading into the U SPORTS Final 8 championship and will play the No. 5 seeded Queen's Gaels in Friday's 6:00 pm quarterfinal game.
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