Eleven members of the StFX track & field team are heading to Winnipeg, Man. this weekend, March 7-9 to compete at the U SPORTS national championships. It is one of, if not the largest, delegation that StFX has sent to the championship in recent years. Athletes must qualify and earn for certain national standards in their respective events in order to be eligible to compete at the U SPORTS championship.
The X-Men and X-Women track & field teams competed at the 24th annual McGill Team Challenge at the Richard Tomlinson Fieldhouse on Friday and Saturday. The competition is billed as the largest indoor meet in the country, featuring 659 athletes and 20 university teams.
StFX X-Men and X-Women track & field athletes competed at the Athletics NS Open meet in Halifax at the Canada Games Center on Saturday. The following highlights top three performances from StFX athletes in various disciplines.
X-Women track & field sprinter/jumper Alanna Deakin is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Alanna is a third year Human Kinetics student from Dubai, UAE.
X-Men track & field sprinter/jumper Justin Major is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Justin is a fourth year Human Kinetics student from Nassau, Bahamas.
X-Women track & field sprinter/jumper Megan Graham is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Megan is a third year Nursing student from Trenton, N.S.
X-Men track & field sprinter Jonny West is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Jonny is a third year Human Kinetics student from Port Hawkesbury, NS.
X-Women hockey forward Daley Oddy was named the StFX Female Student-Athlete of the Year, while X-Men soccer striker Daniel Hayfield and X-Men cross country/track & field distance runner Angus Rawling were co-awarded StFX Male Student-Athlete of the Year honors at the awards gala celebrated Wednesday evening.
Third year X-Men distance runner Angus Rawling made history Friday night at the U SPORTS national track and field championship, becoming the first StFX track & field athlete – male or female – to win a national gold medal.
X-Women sprinter Beth Lawrence was honoured as the recipient of the U SPORTS Student-Athlete Community Service award at the championship luncheon Thursday in conjunction with the national championship.
It did not take long for St. FX’s newest track and field coach, three-time Olympian Eric Gillis, to see his 3000m school record get erased. History was made on Saturday, February 10th when Angus Rawling bested all 3000m runners but seven in a field of 167 at the Boston University Valentine Invitational meet, thanks to a clocking of 8:08.06. The mark bested Gillis’ school record of 8:11.27, set in 2004 at the same meet. The world-class marathoner’s time was previously perceived as all but mythical, as the only athlete to run within ten seconds of it had been Connor McGuire in 2013.
Third year X-Men track & field distance runner Angus Rawling (Calgary, AB) set a new StFX record in the 3000m event, racing to a personal best time of 8:08.06 at the Boston University Valentine Invitational meet on Saturday evening at the BU Track & Tennis Center.
StFX track & field athletes wrapped up AUS regular competition Saturday at the SMU Open at the Canada Games Centre. The competition was the final one to prepare for the upcoming Subway AUS Championship, slated for February 23-24 at the Université de Moncton.
The X-Men and X-Women track & field teams competed at the Athletics NS Indoor Open & Club Championship on Friday evening and Saturday at the Canada Games Center in a range of sprints, distance and jumping events.
he StFX X-Men and X-Women and Dalhousie Tigers competed in a dual meet at the Canada Games Centre Sunday evening. The unique event marked the first time the StFX track & field team participated in such an event.
The StFX track & field team competed at their first meet of the season Saturday at the Canada Games Centre. Numerous sprinters and jumpers competed in many events for both the X-Women and X-Men squads.
X-Women track & field sprinter Allie Flower is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Allie is a fourth year human Nutrition student from Lunenburg, N.S.