2023-24 STFX X-Women Basketball News

  • Abby Cameron & Abby Mercer making a splash with Lake City 56ers
    May 22, 2024
    StFX University's X-Women basketball program is proud to announce that two of its promising up-and-comers, Abby Cameron and Abby Mercer, are representing the Lake City 56ers in the Maritime Women's Basketball Association (MWBA) this summer.
  • Walker, Karchevskaya & Neita receive AUS honours
    February 22, 2024
    Avery Walker was honoured as the AUS award nominee for the U SPORTS Tracy MacLeod award, while Ekaterina Karchevskaya earned AUS second team all-star status and Shannon Neita was named to the AUS all-rookie team.
  • X-Women headed to AUS championship tournament with win over Capers
    February 17, 2024
    For the first time since the 2013-2014 season, the STFX X-Women basketball team is heading to the six-team Atlantic University Sport playoffs, thanks to a 78-65 win over the Cape Breton Capers on Saturday evening on Coach K Court in Antigonish.
  • X-Women keep playoff hopes alive with win over Tigers
    February 16, 2024
    The STFX X-Women defeated the Dalhousie Tigers 70-63 on Friday night at the Dalplex.
  • Reds even series weekend series with win over X-Women
    February 10, 2024
    A strong second half helped lift the UNB REDS past the STFX X-Women, 74-45, on Saturday afternoon at UNB’s Currie Center.
  • X-Women upset nationally ranked Reds
    February 09, 2024
    The visiting STFX X-Women upset the U SPORTS No. 9 UNB REDS 76-72 in Atlantic University Sport women’s basketball action Friday night at UNB’s Richard J. Currie Center.
  • Axewomen top X-Women in midweek game
    January 31, 2024
    The Acadia Axewomen extended their win streak to four games with a 68-52 victory over the STFX X-Women Wednesday night on Coach K Court at the STFX Saputo Centre. The win also avenged an earlier 76-65 loss to the same X squad in Wolfville earlier this month.
  • Karchevskaya leads X-Women to 77-60 win over rival Capers
    January 26, 2024
    Led by a monster performance from versatile forward Ekaterina Karchevskaya (Mogilev, BY), the visiting STFX X-Women (6-8) scored an impressive 77-60 victory over the rival Cape Breton University (CBU) Capers (5-10) in Atlantic University Sport (AUS) basketball action on Friday evening at Sullivan Fieldhouse.
  • Huskies earn victory over X-Women
    January 24, 2024
    The Saint Mary's Huskies earned a decisive 76-60 win over the STFX X-Women on Coach K Court on Wednesday night in AUS women's basketball action. The Huskies picked up 50 rebounds on the night, while shooting 31 per cent from beyond the arc, netting 13 three-pointers.
  • Panthers win another close game over X-Women
    January 21, 2024
    The UPEI Panthers made it two close wins in a row, dropping the STFX X-Women 57-55 on Sunday afternoon on Coach K Court. The Panthers are now 8-7 on the season, while the X-Women are 5-9.
  • X-Women comeback falls just short against Panthers
    January 20, 2024
    The UPEI Panthers came out strong early and held on for an exciting 51-48 win over the STFX X-Women in AUS basketball action Saturday evening on Coach K Court. With the win, the Panthers snapped a four-game losing streak while putting an end to a three-game win streak for the X-Women. The win also pulled the Panthers ahead of the X-Women in the AUS standings.
  • Balanced attack leads X-Women past Axewomen
    January 13, 2024
    The StFX X-Women snapped Acadia’s three-game win streak on Saturday night as they walked away with a 76-65 victory in front of over 600 fans at Stu Aberdeen Court.
  • X wins second straight game over Sea-Hawks
    January 06, 2024
    The STFX X-Women made it two wins in a row with a hard fought 76-69 victory over the Memorial Sea-Hawks on Saturday night on Coach K Court. With the win, STFX’s record on the season is now 4-6, giving them the most wins they've had in a season since 2015-2016.
  • X-Women start second half on winning note
    January 05, 2024
    Ekaterina Karchevskaya (Mogilev, BY) put up 18 points and five rebounds as the STFX X-Women basketball team picked up their third victory of the season with a 67-53 win over the Memorial Sea-Hawks on Friday evening at Coach K Court.
  • Hoop X-Women compete in Laval tourney
    December 30, 2023
    The STFX X-Women played a trio of exhibition games at the Laval Rouge et Or Tournament in Quebec City at PEPS. The X-Women had a 0-3 record, dropping games to Laval, Windsor and Guelph.
  • X-Women fall to Huskies
    November 24, 2023
    Saint Mary’s guard Courtney Donaldson poured in a game-high 19 points, as the Huskies defeated the St. Francis Xavier X-Women 65-48 on Friday night at the Homburg Centre.
  • Well balanced attack leads X-Women to 65-44 win over Tigers
    November 17, 2023
    The STFX X-Women picked up their second win of the season with a 65-44 victory over the Dalhousie Tigers Friday night on Coach K Court.
  • Sea-Hawks earn weekend split with X-Women
    November 12, 2023
    In the second game of the weekend the Memorial Sea-Hawks took a 60-54 win after an intense and close game with the STFX X-Women.
  • Hoop X-Women pick up first regular season win
    November 10, 2023
    The Memorial Sea-Hawks fell short after a tough battle against the STFX X-Women. The game came to an end with a final score of 71-60 for STFX as the X-Women earned their first regular season win.
  • Panthers earn weekend sweep over X-Women
    November 04, 2023
    Behind another strong defensive effort and a career night from Aiden Rainford, the UPEI Panthers secured a weekend sweep with a 62-51 win over the STFX X-Women.
  • Panthers defeat X-Women 67-36
    November 03, 2023
    The Rainford sisters put on a show during Friday’s home opener, leading the UPEI Panthers to a dominant 67-36 victory over the STFX X-Women.
  • X-Women drop second game to Reds
    October 28, 2023
    A strong fourth quarter powered the UNB REDS to an 84-62 win over the STFX X-Women on Coach K Court Saturday afternoon. It was the second win of the weekend for the REDS, who dropped the X-Women 66-53 on Friday night.
  • Reds mount fourth quarter comeback over X-Women
    October 27, 2023
    The UNB REDS relied on a strong 22-point fourth quarter to play to a 66-53 comeback victory over the STFX X-Women in the first game of AUS regular season competition Friday night on Coach K Court at the STFX Saputo Centre.
  • Basketball X-Women shooting for return to AUS playoffs
    October 20, 2023
    Defense wins championships. That often-used – and, at times, disputed – sports adage would seem to be the perfect fit for a STFX X-Women basketball program that, before shooting for an Atlantic University Sport (AUS) banner, is focused on making a return to the conference playoffs.
  • X-Women win pair of pre-season games
    October 02, 2023
    The STFX X-Women basketball team claimed a pair of pre-season exhibition wins this weekend over the Niagara College Knights (88-28) and the Mount Saint Vincent Mystics (78-50).
  • Game On in Barcelona: X-Women's Exhibition Tour Recap
    September 01, 2023
    The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. For the 2023-24 X-Women Basketball team, that first step was taken on a court in the hills of Barcelona, Spain where the team spent 8 days for their pre-season training camp and exhibition tour. This international adventure provided the team with invaluable experiences both on and off the court.
  • Off-Season Profiles: Katie Upham & Jaya D'Souza
    August 17, 2023
    Over the summer, we caught up with X-Women Basketball's Katie Upham and Jaya D'Souza on their off-season plans, favourite moments at StFX and what they're looking forward to this season — plus more!
  • X-Women Basketball launches pre-season campaign on Spanish courts
    August 17, 2023
    Under the leadership of second year Head Coach Matt Spencer, the X-Women basketball team is set to make their mark on an international stage.
  • STFX Athletics announces two Danny Gallivan Memorial Scholarship recipients
    June 29, 2023
    STFX Athletics is pleased to announce two new recipients of the Danny Gallivan Memorial Scholarship. Incoming X-Men Football student-athlete Oluwatobiloba (Tobi) Sokunbi and X-Women Basketball recruit Shannon Neita are the 2023 award recipients.
  • Atlantic University Sport releases 2023-24 winter sports schedules
    June 09, 2023
    Today, Atlantic University Sport released its 2023-24 winter sports schedules, as well as the hosts for the 2024 AUS winter championships.