On Wednesday, January 17 students from St. Mary’s University joined members of the St. Mary’s Lightning athletics teams to participate in a campaign to help generate awareness for mental health issues. Make Some Noise for Mental Health is an Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference (ACAC) initiative to promote mental health awareness with the goal to help [...]
A small but determined group of St. Mary’s athletes put their best foot forward at the ACAC XC Running Championships at Red Deer College on Saturday, October 28. The team, which has been depleted by injury and illness this season came together and had a strong showing at Provincials. Rebecca Johnson led the women’s team [...]
Lightning Basketball teams wrap up week one Rattlers strike first blood It was a busy weekend for the St. Mary’s University Lightning basketball teams with both squads kicking off the regular season at home. The competition this weekend was superb with a full slate of games, two on Friday to official start the season against [...]
Between attending class, working multiple jobs and dual sport participation with the St. Mary’s Lightning men’s basketball team and men’s cross-country team, it is safe to say that Donovan Miller has a pretty full schedule.
Lightning Recap - Sept 25th to Oct 1st. This past week saw all of our St. Mary’s University Lightning teams suit up for action in what proved to be quite a busy week for all of the athletes. Around the Court Women’s Basketball had their first taste of action this season, travelling down to the [...]
It hasn’t taken St. Mary’s Lightning Cross-Country runner Rebecca Johnson long to establish herself as an athlete to watch this season.
Lightning Cross-Country teams continue to improve On Saturday, September 16, the St. Mary’s University Lightning Cross-Country teams stepped onto the course again to compete in the second Grand Prix of the ACAC season - The Jordan Fish Cross Country Open cohosted by SAIT and St. Mary’s. The event, held at Confederation Park, was quite challenging [...]
New Faces lead the way for Lightning Cross Country Program The St. Mary's Lightning athletics year has begun with Cross Country hitting the course for the first ACAC Grand Prix of the year on Saturday Sept 9th. Thirteen of our student athletes travelled up to Edmonton to compete in the Concordia hosted race at Goldstick [...]
Lightning Athletics add Indoor Track The St. Mary’s University Lightning program continues to expand as the Lightning are pleased to announce that the application to submit an indoor track team into the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) has been accepted. Slated to start competing in the 2018 season, the Lightning Indoor track team will begin [...]
The St. Mary’s University Lightning basketball programs have extended their search for talent beyond the borders of Calgary, way beyond, in fact. The Lightning women’s basketball team has announced the signing of 6’1” guard Eleni Steriopoulou of Athens Greece, who will be joining the Lightning after playing last season with the University of Northern British [...]