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28 11, 2022

Lightning Watch: Riley Follensbee

November 28th, 2022|Athletics, Cross Country, Men's Basketball, News, News and Events|

At St. Mary’s, we are proud to have some of the best student-athletes from across the country and the world competing for us as Lightning Athletes! Our athletes strive for excellence in their sport and are a source of inspiration, excitement and pride at St. Mary’s. This month, we are sharing a new profile focused [...]

23 11, 2022

Cross Country Nationals Recap: Women’s Team Places Highest in Program History

November 23rd, 2022|Athletics, Cross Country, News, News and Events|

The Lightning Cross Country team had a strong showing at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Cross Country Championships on November 12, hosted by Medicine Hat College. On a cold but clear day, the women’s team competed in the six kilometre event, placing seventh out of the 18 teams competing from across the country. This [...]

3 11, 2022

Lightning women’s cross country team brings home silver at the ACAC Cross Country Championships

November 3rd, 2022|Athletics, Cross Country, News, News and Events|

After a very close competition at the ACAC Cross Country Championships at Gold Bar Park in Edmonton on Saturday, Oct. 29, we’re excited to share that our women’s team brought home silver! The Lightning women’s cross country team won the silver medal after a tight race against Medicine Hat College. This is the first team [...]

19 10, 2022

Sun shines as the lightning strike on the ACAC Grand Prix #4

October 19th, 2022|Athletics, Cross Country, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

The St. Mary’s University cross country team struck again as we hosted the ACAC Grand Prix #4 on our home course on October 15. It was a beautiful day to be outdoors, with participants taking in our view of Fish Creek Provincial Park as they raced to the finish. Our women’s team placed first for [...]

17 10, 2022

Lightning Watch: Sydney Zissos

October 17th, 2022|Athletics, Cross Country, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

At St. Mary’s, we are proud to have some of the best student-athletes from across the country and the world competing for us as lightning athletes! Our athletes strive for excellence in their sport and are a source of inspiration, excitement and pride at St. Mary’s. We want to share this pride with our community [...]

12 10, 2022

Our Lightning Athletes storm the court and succeed in the classroom

October 12th, 2022|Athletics, News, News and Events|

St. Mary’s University Lightning Athletics department has been strategic and successful in recruiting the best and brightest student-athletes from across the country and the world. Our athletes strive for excellence in their sport and are a source of inspiration, excitement and pride at St. Mary’s. This pride extends beyond athletics and into their academic performance. [...]

28 09, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Sydney Deighton

September 28th, 2022|Alumni, Athletics, News, News and Events, Student Success, Uncategorized|

Sydney (left) and her friend Emily (right) in Vietnam. Travelling the world and teaching combined the best of both worlds for St. Mary’s University alumna, Sydney Deighton. Graduating in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in History, Sydney then went on to receive her Bachelor of Education in our esteemed BEd program. After [...]

14 09, 2022

Lightning Athletics: Medicine Hat XC Grand Prix #1 Recap

September 14th, 2022|Athletics, Cross Country, News, Uncategorized|

Lightning Cross Country was back on the course for the 2022-23 season On Saturday, September 10. Eight members of our Cross Country Running Team travelled to Medicine Hat for the first Grand Prix race of the Cross Country season. The women’s team placed 4th in the Women’s 6 km event - a good first team [...]

29 06, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: MJ Ritchie and Candice Parish

June 29th, 2022|Alumni, Athletics, News|

For StMU alumni Mary-Jean (MJ) Ritchie and Candice Parish, St. Mary’s University holds a special place in their hearts as the place that brought them together, sparking a life-long friendship and blossoming into a business partnership. These two friends clicked from the start, and what started as a passion for teaching, turned into an entrepreneurial [...]

3 06, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Randi Palyga

June 3rd, 2022|Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Cross Country, Featured Articles, Indoor Track, Student Success, Student Testimonials|

They say that all roads lead home, and for esteemed St. Mary’s University alumni Randi Palyga, home might just be the St. Mary’s campus! Having completed two degrees at StMU, and now working in both Athletics and Alumni Relations on campus, Randi exemplifies the spirit of St. Mary’s. Initially enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts [...]

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