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 [...]
The Lightning women are bringing home the silver after a hard fought game against the host and No. 1 ranked team, the Lethbridge Kodiaks on Saturday night. The women showed great character battling through adversity and completing a hard-fought comeback just to get to the gold medal game, but the Kodiaks proved too much for [...]
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 women are on their way to Kodiak country to battle it out for ACAC hardware. Our women will depart Mar 1st for Lethbridge and begin play early in the afternoon on Thursday Mar 2nd. The Lightning women had an excellent season this year finishing 2nd in the south conference with a 16-5 record [...]
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 [...]
It seems every time Abigail Gibb scores in double-figures her team wins. During her two years playing point guard for the Mount Royal Cougars women's basketball team, she posted one double-point game, dropping 11 points in a Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) 79-56 decision against the University of Northern British Columbia Timberwolves on February 12, 2016.
Lightning Watch - Abigail Gibb It always takes a little time to get acclimated to new surroundings, but Abigail Gibb has fit in nicely with her new surroundings and new teammates at St. Mary’s University.