Athletics News

  • X-Women rugby remain No. 1 in nation, X-Men soccer move up to No. 7
    September 19, 2017
    The X-Women rugby team remains the top seeded team in the nation for the second consecutive week, while the X-Men soccer team moves up three spots to the No. 7 position.
  • X-Men improve to 4-0 with win over UNB
    September 17, 2017
    A goal in the 82nd minute of play lifted the StFX X-Men to a 1-0 victory over the UNB Varsity Reds on Sunday, at UNB?s BMO Centre.
  • X-Women and Varsity Reds play to 1-1 draw
    September 17, 2017
    The UNB Varsity Reds and StFX X-Women played to a 1-1 draw Sunday afternoon.
  • X-Women rugby earn another big win
    September 15, 2017
    The defending national champion X-Women rugby team earned their second consecutive lopsided victory in AUS competition this season, this time a 90-0 win over the UPEI Panthers. 
  • X-Men defeat Moncton 4-1
    September 16, 2017
    The Université de Moncton Aigles Bleus fell 4-1 to the StFX X-Men in Atlantic University Sport soccer action, Saturday at Stade Moncton Stadium.
  • Soccer X-Women shutout Moncton 1-0
    September 16, 2017
    The Université de Moncton Aigles Bleues were shutout 1-0 by the StFX X-Women in Atlantic University Sport soccer action, Saturday at Stade Moncton Stadium.
  • X-Men place second at Fredericton meet
    September 16, 2017
    Alex Neuffer (Stratford, PE), of the StFX X-Men, was the first university athlete across the finish line at the men’s 8K race at the UNB-STU Invitational on Saturday, the first event on the Atlantic University Sport men’s cross country schedule. Neuffer posted a time of 26:47.
  • X-Women run to first place showing
    September 16, 2017
    The StFX X-Women ran to a first place showing at the first AUS meet of the season in Fredericton Saturday afternoon.
  • X-Men top Aigles Bleus in exhibition action
    September 15, 2017
    The defending AUS champion StFX X-Men started their pre-season strong, defeating the Université de Moncton Aigles Bleus 5-2 in exhibition action Friday evening at the Keating Centre auxiliary arena.
  • 2017 StFX Sports Hall of Fame inductees announced
    September 15, 2017
    StFX Athletics is pleased to announce this year’s inductees into the StFX Sports Hall of Fame. Included in this year’s class are three athletes:  John ‘Bunny’ Griffin (football), James ‘Jim’ Shea (football), Leanne MacDonald (women’s hockey) and one builder, journalist Gail MacDougall.
  • X-Women rugby ranked No. 1 in nation, X-Men soccer ranked 10th
    September 12, 2017
    The StFX X-Women open the 2017 campaign as the top-ranked women’s rugby team in the nation, while the X-Men soccer team are ranked No. 10 in their respective top ten.
  • McDonald, Fermin & Whyte receive football athlete of the week honors
    September 11, 2017
    Receiver Greg McDonald, defensive back Nathaniel Fermin and long snapper Gordon Whyte were named the X-Men football athletes of the week for the week ending September 10, 2017.
  • X-Men shutout Huskies for second win of weekend
    September 10, 2017
    The X-Men capped off a perfect opening weekend for StFX soccer program., defeating the visiting Saint Mary’s Huskies 4-0 in a confident display at Oland Stadium on a cool Sunday afternoon.
  • X-Women off to 2-0 start after win over SMU
    September 10, 2017
    The defending AUS champion StFX X-Women (2-0) completed a successful opening weekend of action with a 2-1 victory over the visiting Saint Mary’s Huskies at Oland Stadium. 
  • X-Men shut-out UPEI 2-0 to win AUS season opener
    September 09, 2017
    The Panthers laid it all out there, but a late first half goal was the difference in a StFX 2-0 win Saturday evening in the AUS season opener for both team.
  • X-Women open AUS season with 4-0 shutout over Panthers
    September 09, 2017
    A quick goal in the opening 20 seconds of the game was all the defending AUS champion StFX X-Women needed en route to a 4-0 shutout victory of the UPEI Panthers Saturday afternoon.
  • Axemen improve to 2-1 with victory over X-Men
    September 09, 2017
    The Acadia Axemen improved to 2-1 on the season with a 38-24 victory over the StFX X-Men (1-2) Saturday afternoon at Oland Stadium.
  • Defending national champs open season with a bang
    September 08, 2017
    The defending national champion X-Women rugby team opened the 2017 varsity season with a bang as they defeated the Saint Mary’s Huskies 105-0 Friday night at StFX Oland Stadium.
  • Rugby in the Land of the Long White Cloud
    September 06, 2017
    As StFX students return to campus and renew acquaintances, few will have better ‘how I spent my summer vacation’ stories than X-Women rugby players Alison Blanchard, a 4th year scrum-half from Hering Cove, Nova Scotia; and Merrit Blair, a 4th year wing from Ottawa, Ontario.  This past summer Alison and Merrit lived every rugby player’s dream:  playing rugby in New Zealand.    
  • Julien-Grant named AUS special teams player of the week
    September 04, 2017
    St. Francis Xavier X-Men receiver Kaion Julien-Grant has been named the AUS football special teams player of the week.
  • Millar, Akers & Julien-Grant named X-Men football athletes of the week after win over MtA
    September 04, 2017
    Quarterback Josh Millar, defensive back Travis Akers and returner Kaion Julien-Grant were named the X-Men football athletes of the week for the week ending September 3, 2017.
  • X-Women rugby earn lopsided wins at Truro tournament
    September 02, 2017
    The defending U SPORTS national champion X-Women rugby team took to the field Saturday in pre-season exhibition action in Truro at the AUS Invitational tournament.
  • Capers earn exhibition win over X-Men
    September 02, 2017
    The X-Men soccer team played a pre-season exhibition game Saturday afternoon against the defending AUS champion Cape Breton Capers. The visitors earned a 1-0 win over the X-Men.
  • X-Men shut down Mounties 37-0 in home opener
    September 01, 2017
    The StFX X-Men didn’t disappoint their fans in their home opener as they shut down the Mount Allison Mounties 37-0 Friday night at Oland Stadium.
  • X-Women soccer drop 1-0 exhibition game to Tigers
    September 01, 2017
    The StFX X-Women soccer team closed out the pre-season X-Women Invitational tournament with a 1-0 loss to the Dalhousie Tigers in exhibition play at StFX Oland Stadium Friday morning.
  • Capers earn penalty kick victory over X-Women
    August 31, 2017
    he X-Women soccer team opened up pre-season exhibition play on their home turf at StFX Oland Stadium Thursday morning in the first game of the X-Women Invitational tournament. It marked the first game action for the defending AUS champions who return a good number of starters from the championship squad.
  • Bercy wraps up play at Summer Universiade
    August 30, 2017
    StFX X-Men basketball forward Kevin Bercy recently wrapped up competition at the Summer Universiade in Chinese Taipei with national Canadian squad of U SPORTS all-stars.
  • Socholotiuk, Cunningham & Burnham receive first football athlete of the week honors
    August 28, 2017
    Running back Jordan Socholotiuk, defensive lineman Jimmie Cunningham and punter Kieran Burnham were named the X-Men football athletes of the week for the week ending August 27, 2017.
  • X-Men fall to Huskies in AUS season opener
    August 25, 2017
    The Atlantic University Sport football conference kicked off the 2017 season with the host Saint Mary’s University Huskies defeating the StFX X-Men 38-23 Friday night from Huskies Stadium. 
  • X-Men play to 1-1 draw against UQTR
    August 25, 2017
    The StFX X-Men took to the pitch on home turf at Oland Stadium in exhibition action Friday evening. The UQTR Patriotes out of the RSEQ conference provided the opposition as the teams played to a 1-1 draw.
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