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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The AUS most valuable player, Tyra Meropoulis (Edson, AB) scored twice to lead the StFX X-Women past the U SPORTS No. 1 ranked Saint Mary’s Huskies 4-2 in Game 1 of the AUS championship series at the Dauphinee Centre on Tuesday night.