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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 [...]

3 12, 2021

Lightning Strike to Start Season

December 3rd, 2021|Athletics, Men's Basketball, News, News and Events, Women’s Basketball|

  The men’s and women’s basketball teams have started the season on fire. After the second week of play in the regular season both Men’s and Women’s teams are 4-0 for the first time in program history for either program. In the previous eight seasons that the Lightning have competed in the Alberta Colleges Athletic [...]

6 11, 2020
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ACAC student-athletes taking deep breaths over uncertain future

November 6th, 2020|Academics, Athletics, Men's Basketball, News, News and Events|

Jordan Britton is already putting his education to good use. The psychology major at St. Mary’s University has taken himself on as a patient after learning the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference has cancelled its entire basketball slate in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Britton is the Calgary school’s all-time leading scorer with 1,077 career [...]

27 07, 2020
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Lightning Athletics Return to Campus

July 27th, 2020|Athletics, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Men's Basketball, News, News and Events, Women’s Basketball|

Over the past couple of weeks activity on campus has slowly begun to increase as the Lightning basketball teams have returned to campus starting some off-season dryland training. Since the middle of march the Lightning athletic teams have been shut down with no scheduled practices, workouts or scrimmages. During those three months the individual athletes [...]

4 05, 2020
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StMU Lightning 2019-20 Awards

May 4th, 2020|Athletics, Cross Country, Events, Fitness Centre, Indoor Track, Men's Basketball, News, News and Events, Women’s Basketball|

With the 2019-20 athletic season coming to a close St. Mary’s University Lightning are excited to recognize the individual athletes and their amazing accomplishments this past season. The 19-20 season was one of the best in recent history for the Lightning athletes. This season saw the Women’s basketball team earn its longest winning streak in [...]

14 04, 2020
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Record Season Falls Just Shy for Lightning Men’s Basketball Team

April 14th, 2020|Athletics, Men's Basketball|

The 2019-20 season was the best record posted to date for the St. Mary’s University Men’s Lightning Basketball program. Competing in their eighth season in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) this past year, the Lightning have put an emphasis on building the overall program and establishing a winning culture. In the 2015-16 season the [...]

14 11, 2019
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Lightning Recap – Nov.1 & 2

November 14th, 2019|Athletics, Men's Basketball, Women’s Basketball|

Basketball Men’s and Women’s Basketball took to the court this past weekend. Friday night the teams played host to the visiting Red Deer College Queens and Kings. The women’s game was a battle right from the beginning, as the teams exchanged baskets back and forth with the Lightning edging the first quarter 19-18. Although the [...]

24 10, 2019
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Big Weekend for Lightning Athletics

October 24th, 2019|Athletics, Cross Country, Men's Basketball, Women’s Basketball|

Championship Aspirations It all comes down to this weekend for the St. Mary’s University Lightning Cross-Country team as the runners prepare for the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) Championships this weekend at Confederation Park in Calgary. St. Mary’s is proud to be home to some amazing track athletes who will be competing at the ACAC [...]

6 05, 2019
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Welcome Home Mosca

May 6th, 2019|Athletics, Men's Basketball, Uncategorized|

Welcome home Mosca Former Lightning standout returns to St. Mary’s to finish basketball career The Lightning men’s basketball program is excited to welcome back another top talent to the upcoming 2019-2020 season. After the recent signing of Usport Transfer Wil Konybai a former Lightning player and Usport product has made the decision to come back [...]

16 04, 2019
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Lighting stars shine bright at annual awards banquet

April 16th, 2019|Athletics, Cross Country, Men's Basketball, Uncategorized, Women’s Basketball|

Lighting stars shine bright at annual awards banquet It was a night of celebration for all of the student athletes on the St. Mary’s University Lightning athletics teams at the annual awards banquet on Thursday April 4, where athletes were honoured for their ongoing commitment to excellence both on the field of competition and in [...]

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