Athletics News

  • Getting to Know...Aidan MacDonald
    June 24, 2020
    X-Women cross country runner Aidan MacDonald is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Aidan is a third year Business student from Antigonish, N.S.
  • Getting to Know...Bailey Webster
    June 24, 2020
    X-Men hockey defenceman Bailey Webster is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Bailey is a third year Human Kinetics student from Kensington, PEI.
  • June winners announced for Xplore the World draw
    June 26, 2020
    The June, 2020 winners of the StFX Athletics Xplore the World draw were recently announced.
  • StFX Father Kehoe Golf Classic set for July 24th
    June 26, 2020
    StFX Athletics is pleased to announce that the Father Kehoe Golf Classic tournament, presented by the X Varsity Club, will take place on Friday, July 24th, 2020 at the Antigonish Golf & Country Club.
  • Getting to Know...Maddie Harroun
    June 24, 2020
    X-Women rugby prop Maddie Harroun is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Maddie is a third year Business student from Halifax, N.S.
  • Getting to Know...Eric Sutton
    June 24, 2020
    X-Men track & field runner Eric Sutton is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Eric is a fourth year Human Kinetics student from Peterborough, Ont.
  • Getting to Know...Amanda Smith
    June 22, 2020
    X-Women soccer forward Amanda Smith is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Amanda is a third year Human Kinetics student from Ottawa, Ont.
  • Atlantic University Sport suspends competition until January 2021
    June 08, 2020
    Atlantic University Sport has announced the decision to suspend all conference regular season and postseason competition until January 2021.
  • May winners announced for Xplore the World draw
    May 29, 2020
    The winners of the May 2020 Xplore the World draw were recently announced.
  • Oregon State transfer Antoine Vernon commits to X-Men
    May 11, 2020
    StFX X-Men basketball head coach Steve Konchalski is excited to announce the commitment of 6’0” transfer point guard Antoine Vernon to the roster for the 2020-21 season.
  • Fagnan, Ross and Virtanen selected for U SPORTS East-West Bowl
    May 04, 2020
    Three X-Men were selected to compete on the East team for the 2020 East-West Bowl all-star game, including receiver Isaac Fagnan, fullback Connor Ross and defensive back Cole Virtanen. The annual game showcases the top U SPORTS football prospects in the country who will be eligible for the following year's CFL Draft.
  • Zamora and Burnham selected in CFL Draft
    May 01, 2020
    A pair of StFX X-Men were selected in the CFL Draft on Wednesday evening, both by the Calgary Stampeders. Offensive lineman Jonathan Zamora was selected in the third round, 26th overall, while kicker/punter Keiran Burnham was selected in the seventh round, 61st overall.
  • April 2020 winners announced for X-plore the World draw
    April 30, 2020
    The April, 2020 winners of the StFX Athletics X-plore the World draw were recently announced, congratulations to this month's winners!
  • Tyra Meropoulis named finalist for AUS female athlete of the year award
    April 29, 2020
    Atlantic University Sports is pleased to announce the finalists for the conference’s male and female Athletes of the Year awards.
  • X-Men hockey secures four forwards to 2020-21 line-up
    April 16, 2020
    StFX men’s hockey head coach Brad Peddle is pleased to announce the commitment of four forwards to the 2020-21 X-Men line-up, including Leif Mattson, Conner Bruggen-Cate, Matthew Philip and Dallas Farrell.
  • Bennett Grumbach joins X-Men Basketball roster for 2020-21
    April 14, 2020
    StFX X-Men basketball head coach Steve Konchalski is pleased to announce the addition of 6’5” guard Bennett Grumbach to the roster for the 2020-21 season.
  • Handy Disanka commits to X-Men Basketball program
    April 09, 2020
    StFX X-Men basketball head coach Steve Konchalski is excited to announce the commitment of 6’9” forward Handy Disanka to the roster for the 2020-21 season.
  • Gatluak James to join X-Men Basketball program
    April 07, 2020
    StFX X-Men basketball head coach Steve Konchalski is excited to announce the commitment of 6’5” guard Gatluak James to the program for the 2020-21 season.
  • Tyra Meropoulis & Dan Hayfield named StFX student-athletes of the year
    April 03, 2020
    The StFX Athletic Department honored the athletic accomplishments of their varsity athletes this week via an online awards celebration. X-Women hockey forward Tyra Meropoulis was named the StFX Female Student-Athlete of the Year, while X-Men soccer striker Dan Hayfield received StFX Male Student-Athlete of the Year honors. The StFX Female Community X-Cellence award was co-awarded to Amy Graham (X-Women hockey) and Sam Lake (X-Women rugby), while Paul MacLellan from X-Men cross country was the winner of the StFX Male Community X-Cellence award.
  • March X-plore the World draw winners announced
    March 31, 2020
    The March, 2020 winners of the StFX Athletics X-plore the World draw were recently announced.
  • 2020 AUS fall sports schedules released
    March 30, 2020
    Atlantic University Sport released the 2020 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 2020 fall championships were also confirmed.
  • FC London striker Logan Rieck commits to StFX University
    March 27, 2020
    StFX X-Men soccer coach Graham Kennedy is pleased to announce the signing of Logan Rieck to a U SPORTS letter of intent for the 2020-21 season.
  • X-Men hockey announce pair of recruits
    March 23, 2020
    StFX men’s hockey head coach Brad Peddle is pleased to announce a pair of recruits for the 2020-21 season, both from the Charlottetown Islanders of the QMJHL. Forward Ethan Crossman and defenseman Brendon Clavelle will be joining the X-Men program this fall.
  • StFX Athletics to unveil 2019-20 award winners online
    March 23, 2020
    StFX Athletics has released a schedule to announce the winners of the 2019-20 awards from March 30 to April 3 via various online social media platforms. The award announcements come in light of the cancellation of the annual Athletics Awards Gala due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
  • X-Women national quarterfinal victory overshadowed by cancellation of championship
    March 12, 2020
    The StFX X-Women earned a dramatic 3-2 overtime victory in the U SPORTS quarterfinal game against the Montreal Carabins Thursday night. But the elation quickly turned to devastation upon hearing Hockey Canada’s ruling later in the evening on the suspension of all hockey activities in the country.
  • Meropoulis named U SPORTS women's hockey player of the year; Donovan & Johnson receive national accolades
    March 11, 2020
    StFX forward Tyra Meropoulis was honoured with the Brodrick Trophy as U SPORTS women’s hockey Player of the Year Wednesday night, as the national award winners were celebrated at the annual All-Canadian gala. She was also a U SPORTS first team All-Canadian, as was defense Lindsey Donovan. Goalie Jamie Johnson was named to the U SPORTS all-rookie team.
  • Track athletes compete at U SPORTS championship
    March 08, 2020
    StFX was represented by five athletes at the U SPORTS Championship, hosted by the University of Alberta, March 12-14.
  • X-Women seeded No. 3 for U SPORTS championship, will face-off against Montreal in quarterfinals
    March 08, 2020
    The StFX X-Women are seeded No. 3 heading into the U SPORTS Cavendish Farms Women's Hockey Championship and will face No. 6 seeded Montreal in the second quarterfinal game Thursday evening, March 12th at 7:00 pm.
  • Transfer Jeremiah Usiosefe commits to X-Men Basketball for 2020-21 season
    March 06, 2020
    StFX X-Men basketball head coach Steve Konchalski is pleased to announce the commitment of 6’5”, 215 pound guard/forward Jeremiah Usiosefe, who played the last three years at Western Illinois University, a NCAA Division 1 program in the Summit League.
  • X-Women win AUS hockey championship banner with series sweep over Huskies
    March 05, 2020
    After three consecutive years as AUS finalists, the X-Women can hoist the championship trophy as 2020 champions. StFX skated to an exciting 5-3 victory over the U SPORTS No. 1 ranked Saint Mary’s Huskies Thursday night at the Keating Centre to win the Subway AUS championship series in two straight games.
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