Karan Matusin and MJ Ritchie are the 2016/17 St. Mary’s Lightning Male and Female Athletes of the year. The two athletes were honoured at the St. Mary’s Lightning Annual Awards Banquet on April 6 at McGivney Hall on the St. Mary’s Campus. Each year, the awards are handed out to the athletes who best exemplify [...]
Another season of Lightning athletics has come to an end, marking the perfect time to look back and reflect on, and celebrate the accomplishments of our student-athletes at St. Mary’s. “To compete at the post-secondary level at any sport is among one of the most challenging things to do and why only a [...]
Lightning head coach Steve Shoults draws up a play during ACAC National Championship action vs. Keyano The 2017 ACAC Women's Basketball Championship opened with our Lightning, the south division's second seed, taking on the north division's third seed, the Keyano Huskies. Coming off of a bye-week the Lightning looked a bit rusty to [...]
The lightning had a busy weekend with all of our athletes competing this weekend. Both Men’s and Women’s basketball took on the Ambrose Lions on Friday and Saturday night and our XC athletes competed in the SAIT hosted indoor track meet on Sunday at Repsol Sports Centre. WBB The Lightning women’s basketball team is red [...]
Indoor Track Although indoor track has not been granted as an official sport at St. Mary’s University, the Lightning still had athletes competing this year. St. Mary’s Cross Country Team athletes had a strong showing at the Dino Classic Indoor Track Meet at U of C yesterday with competition from SAIT, U of C and [...]
For third-year point guard and one of the Lightning team captains this season Cordell Minnifee, having to sit out for the majority first half of the season and watch his team struggle without him on the court was a tough start to his career at St. Mary’s University.
Lightning Women pick up two wins, while men still search for their first. Cross-Country Running Mundy and Matusin Set Lightning Bests at CCAA Nationals St. Mary’s University was well represented by our two cross-country runners, Matt Mundy(2nd year, General Studies, Okotoks) and Karan Matusin (1st year, General Studies, Calgary) at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic [...]
Coach Ruff is ready to hit the ground running Saturday night, as his team kicks off the regular season against powerful Red Deer College Kings. October 28, 2016...Calgary-New coach. New year. New vision. That’s what first year head coach Nathan Ruff has his sights set on as him and his men’s basketball squad embark on [...]