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 [...]
In his first year of running for the St. Mary’s Lightning cross-country team, Karan Matusin has emerged as one of the strongest members of the team in both cross-country and indoor track, and while his motivation for competing may have changed, his impact on the program will leave a lasting legacy.
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 [...]
Randi Thiessen is a team leader. Not only was Randi one of the top performing cross country athletes for St. Mary’s the past two years, having placed 35th at the Provincial Cross-Country Championships in Grand Prairie, she was also a driving force behind getting the cross-country program started.
If you are considering running competitively at the post-secondary level, here is some information about the St. Mary’s University Cross Country Running & Indoor Track Teams and the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference.
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 [...]
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 [...]
October 28, 2016…Calgary, AB - With three Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) Grand Prix races under their belts, the St. Mary’s Lightning cross-country running team has their sights set on the ACAC Cross-Country Championships taking place this Saturday in Grand Prairie. While this is the third season the program will enter the championship race, this [...]
September 14, 2016…Calgary-The St. Mary’s cross-country running team opened their season this past Saturday in Edmonton, making a little Lightning Athletics history along the way. With just their third year in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC), this season marks the first time the University has fielded both full men’s and women’s teams, with nine [...]