Athletics News

  • Undefeated X-Women dominant in 6-2 win over UPEI
    October 22, 2017
    A balanced attack from the second period on was more than enough for the StFX X-Women in a 6-2 route of the UPEI Panthers Saturday night.
  • X-Men defeat Aigles Bleus 4-2
    October 22, 2017
    The Université de Moncton Aigles Bleus battled well, but ended up on the short end of the stick with a 4-2 loss to the St. Francis Xavier University X-Men in an AUS men’s hockey action Saturday evening at the J.-Louis-Lévesque Arena.
  • X-Men drop exhibition game to McGill
    October 22, 2017
    The McGill Redmen defeated the StFX X-Men 82-72 in U SPORTS inter-conference pre-season exhibition action Saturday night.
  • X-Men shutout Mounties 4-0
    October 21, 2017
    The StFX X-Men maintained their position of second place in the AUS conference with a 4-0 shutout victory over the visiting Mount Allison Mounties on a chilly Saturday afternoon.
  • X-Women pick up home victory over Mounties
    October 21, 2017
    The StFX X-Women earned three valuable points against the visiting Mount Allison Mounties with a 3-1 win on a chilly afternoon in Antigonish. The defending AUS champion X-Women were made to work for all three against the young and improving Mounties.  
  • Strong second half leads Gaels over X-Women
    October 21, 2017
    The StFX X-Women were defeated 74-57 by the Queen’s Gaels in their second game of the McGill RedBird Classic in U SPORTS exhibition action Saturday afternoon.
  • Hoop X-Men defeat UQAM in pre-season play
    October 20, 2017
    The StFX X-Men played to a 79-75 win over the Université du Québec à Montréal Citadins in pre-season exhibition play Friday night.
  • X-Women in tough against defending national champs
    October 20, 2017
    The StFX X-Women played a tough game against the defending national champion McGill Martlets, coming out on the losing end of a 69-41 exhibition game at the McGill RedBird Classic tournament Friday night.
  • X-Men top Tigers 4-1 on home ice
    October 20, 2017
    The U SPORTS No. 4 ranked StFX X-Men topped the Dalhousie Tigers 4-1 Friday night at the Keating Centre, improving to a perfect 5-0 to start the AUS season.
  • X-Women blank Tommies 4-0
    October 20, 2017
    The StFX X-Women blanked the St. Thomas Tommies 4-0 in AUS women’s hockey action Friday night at the Grant-Harvey Centre.  
  • StFX with 4 teams in U SPORTS Top 10 for second straight week
    October 17, 2017
    For the second straight week, StFX Athletics has four teams ranked in the U SPORTS Top Ten rankings: X-Women rugby No. 1, X-Men hockey No. 4, X-Women hockey No. 7 and X-Men soccer No. 7.
  • StFX to host Subway AUS women's rugby championship on Oct. 27th
    October 16, 2017
    StFX Athletics is pleased to host the 2017 Subway AUS women's rugby championship game on Friday, October 27th at Oland Stadium.
  • Socholotiuk, Kuntz & Fermin latest X-Men football athletes of the week
    October 16, 2017
    Running back Jordan Socholotiuk, linebacker Adam Kuntz and defensive back Nate Fermin were named the McDonald's X-Men football athletes of the week for the week ending October 15, 2017.
  • X-Men defeat Huskies 1-0
    October 15, 2017
    Dan Hayfield (Exeter, UK) scored his AUS leading ninth goal of the year in StFX’s 1-0 win over the Saint Mary’s Huskies on Sunday afternoon from Huskies Stadium.
  • X-Women top Huskies 2-0
    October 15, 2017
    Two first-half goals Sunday afternoon saw the StFX X-Women defeat the Saint Mary’s Huskies 2-0 in Atlantic University Sport women’s soccer action from Huskies Stadium.
  • X-Women cap off 6-0 season with win over Axewomen
    October 15, 2017
    The U SPORTS No. 1 ranked StFX X-Women finished the AUS regular season with a 6-0 record, capped by a 51-12 win over the second place Acadia Axewomen.
  • Axemen and X-Men play to 1-1 draw
    October 14, 2017
    As darkness descended at Oland Stadium and the bright lights switched on, it was a fitting setting for the numerous all-star performers to put on a fantastic show for fans in attendance. The game ended honours even at one goal apiece between Acadia and StFX.
  • Axewomen defeat X-Women 1-0
    October 14, 2017
    On a cool grey Saturday afternoon at Oland Stadium the Acadia Axewomen defeated the hometown X-Women by a score of 1-0. It was a strong effort by the Axewomen, who dominated the always assured X-Women throughout the match.
  • StFX and Dalhousie take top honors at StFX Invitational
    October 14, 2017
    The StFX X-Women and the Dalhousie Tigers men’s team ran to top honors at the StFX Invitational meet held on the campus of StFX University Saturday afternoon.
  • X-Men fall to Axemen 35-17
    October 14, 2017
    Dale Wright's 193 net yards on the ground helped the Acadia Axemen clinch an AUS playoff berth, as the Axemen handed the visiting StFX X-Men a 35-17 loss and their third defeat in a row.
  • X-Women top Mounties 3-2 with late 3rd period goal
    October 14, 2017
    The StFX X-Women skated to a narrow 3-2 victory over the visiting Mount Allison Mounties Saturday afternoon at the Charles V. Keating Centre.  
  • X-Women fall to Varsity Blues
    October 14, 2017
    The StFX X-Women fell 63-44 to the University of Toronto Varsity Blues in their final game at the Naismith Classic tournament on Saturday evening in exhibition action.
  • X-Women skate to 5-2 win over Tommies in home-opener
    October 13, 2017
    The U SPORTS No. 7 ranked StFX X-Women surpassed the visiting St. Thomas University Tommies 5-2 Friday evening in the AUS season-opening game for both teams at the Charles V. Keating Centre.
  • X-Men top Huskies 4-3 in OT
    October 13, 2017
    The U SPORTS No. 4 ranked StFX X-Men picked up a 4-3 overtime win over the Saint Mary’s Huskies in a Friday the 13th tilt at the Halifax Forum.
  • York defeat X-Women in tournament action
    October 13, 2017
    The X-Women basketball team squared off against OUA opponent York University Friday night at the Naismith Classic tournament. York came away with the 60-43 win.
  • X-Women drop close game to Waterloo
    October 12, 2017
    The X-Women basketball team opened up pre-season exhibition play on the losing end of a close 58-52 game against the host Waterloo Warriors in their first game at the Naismith Classic tournament.
  • X-Men edge Axemen 5-4
    October 11, 2017
    The U SPORTS No. 4 ranked StFX X-Men edged the No. 6 ranked Acadia Axemen by a 5-4 score Wednesday evening at the Charles V. Keating Centre.
  • June Beals honored as Subway AUS female athlete of the week
    October 10, 2017
    StFX X-Women rugby player June Beals and UNB Varsity Reds men's hockey player Stephen Anderson have been named the Subway AUS Athletes of the Week for their respective performances for this past week.
  • StFX Athletics with 4 teams in latest U SPORTS Top Ten rankings
    October 10, 2017
    StFX Athletics has four teams ranked in the most recent U SPORTS Top Ten release: X-Women rugby (1), X-Men hockey (4), X-Women hockey (7) and X-Men soccer (8).
  • Julien-Grant, Williams & Holland receive McDonald's football athlete of the week honors
    October 09, 2017
    Receiver Kaion Julien-Grant, defensive backs Jonah Williams and Justin Holland were named the X-Men football McDonald's athletes of the week for the week ending October 8, 2017.
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