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21 12, 2022

Lightning Watch: Maitlynn Wilde

December 21st, 2022|Athletics, News, News and Events, Women’s Basketball|

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 [...]

16 03, 2022
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Lightning Women Capture Bronze Medal

March 16th, 2022|Athletics, News, Student Success, Women’s Basketball|

The Lightning Women were in ACAC final four action this past weekend Mar 10th - 12th, the culmination of one of the best seasons in Lightning history during the 2021-22 campaign. Finishing regular season action in 1st place in the South, the best of any previous team before them and finishing the season ranked 6th [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

15 04, 2020
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The Season that Was for the Lightning Women’s Basketball Team

April 15th, 2020|Athletics, Women’s Basketball|

The 2019/20 season was a rebound season for the Women’s program after losing in the first round of the playoffs the season before. Competing in their eighth season in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC), the Lightning put together another strong season and found themselves in the playoffs for the sixth consecutive season. In five [...]

6 03, 2020
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Lightning Playoff Recap

March 6th, 2020|Athletics, Women’s Basketball|

The Lightning Women's basketball program made its sixth consecutive trip back to championships this week and last night squared off against the NAIT Ooks in quarter finals action. The Lightning were well prepared for the game and did not disappoint. Playing some of their best basketball, the Lightning set the tone early finishing the first [...]

4 03, 2020
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Lightnings’ 8-player roster shines

March 4th, 2020|Athletics, Women’s Basketball|

With only eight players on the roster for the second half of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women's basketball 2019-2020 regular season, no one on the St. Mary's University Lightning should be complaining about lack of court time. Such could have been the case for Lightning star Emily Wagner in her rookie year 2016-2017. [...]

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 [...]

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