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UNB Alumnus named co-coach of Seawolves Men's Soccer

S. Guimond

Posted: August 25, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Soccer , ACAA , Alumni , Varsity Sports



The UNB Saint John Seawolves are pleased to announce that alumnus PJ Ward (BBA’18) has been named co-coach of the Men’s Soccer team. Ward had an impactful and successful playing career for the Seawolves. He was a key team leader and was selected to ACAA All-Conference teams in 2015 and 2016. He was the Seawolves MVP and was the recipient of the SRC Athletics Recognition Award in 2016.  Ward gained valuable experience as an assistant coach with the Seawolves since 2017 under...

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Men’s volleyball squad off to stellar start

Scott Briggs

Posted: November 22, 2019 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Volleyball , Alumni , ACAA , Uncategorized


SAINT JOHN -- After winning two provincial titles at Nackawic High School, Ben Wilson brought a championship pedigree to the UNB Saint John men’s volleyball program last year. Still, the second-year setter admits the jump was an adjustment.  “It’s a faster pace and you learn to adapt quicker,” Wilson said. “You can’t spend too much time over-thinking things. You just have to get into it and roll with the punches, and give it your all. I learned a...

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Women’s hoopsters in hot pursuit of playoff berth

Scott Briggs

Posted: November 13, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Varsity Sports , ACAA , Alumni , Basketball


SAINT JOHN -- The UNB Saint John women’s basketball team is all about balance. Six different players scored in double digits to help the Seawolves win two of their first three games to start the 2019-20 ACCA season.  “When we’re running, we’re playing well,” head coach Kevin Munroe said. “We move the ball well and we move well in transition.” While Munroe’s speedy squad has been strong offensively, the wily bench boss is also stressing...

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Double the Fun for Coach Vicente

S. Guimond

Posted: October 25, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Alumni , ACAA , Varsity Sports , Soccer


Dave Vicente is a busy man. Coaching one team at the ACAA level takes time and effort. Coaching two teams in the same season, in the same sport is quite a challenge. Still, Vicente enjoys it. Coaching is in his blood. “I started coaching when I was 18. A friend of mine asked me to help him out when I could because I was playing on the 1989 Canada games team and I really enjoyed myself. I have been coaching for over 30 years from house league to rep teams, ACAA, AUS and NB Canada games...

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Seawolves Alumni to Host Fundraising Social

B. Watson & N. Kelly

Posted: August 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Varsity Sports , Alumni , Basketball , Volleyball


SAINT JOHN- Anyone who has ever lived the double life of a student and varsity athlete understands the delicate art of balancing studying, training, volunteering and working while finding time for family, significant others and friends.  It can be a struggle, but the results yielded are well worthwhile. Not many know this more than Manager of UNB Saint John Residence Life and Conference Services, Cory Brown (BA’03).  As a former student-athlete and UNB alumnus, Cory...

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Alumni Athletes give back to Men's Volleyball Program at UNB Saint John

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: February 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Varsity Sports , Alumni , ACAA , Volleyball


Dakota Lutes and Tom Harris are no strangers when it comes to volleyball. Their enthusiasm, knowledge and passion speak through their broadcasting during home games at the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. Tom and Dakota are Seawolves Volleyball and UNB Saint John alumni, in addition to being great friends. When the UNB Saint John Athletics Department was looking for voices to represent Men’s Volleyball they were quick to jump on the opportunity. The duo is a perfect match for the...

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Register for the 1st Annual Seawolves Golf Classic

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: August 29, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Varsity Sports , Alumni


August 29, 2016- The UNB Saint John Athletics Department is hosting its 1st Annual Seawolves Family & Friends Golf Classic on September 23rd at the Westfield Golf & Country Club.  Come reconnect with fellow Seawolves alumni, current athletes and program supporters. Registration includes green fees, carts, food, and the chance to win great prizes from Coastal Graphics, Callaway Golf, Rocky’s Sports Bar and much, much more. This is a best ball (Texas scramble) format and all skill...

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Casey and Houser Add to Impressive Resumes

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: April 8, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Alumni , Varsity Sports , Soccer , Volleyball


April 8, 2016 – The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association is proud to announce the 2015-16 CCAA Academic All-Canadian award recipients. This year, 153 student-athletes have achieved combined excellence in collegiate athletics and academics. The CCAA Academic All-Canadian award is the CCAA’s most prestigious student-athlete honour, epitomizing both organizations’ commitment to academic success and athletic achievement. “The CCAA is proud to recognize and celebrate...

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Men's Volleyball Lands Top Recruit

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: April 8, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Volleyball , Varsity Sports , Alumni


The men's volleyball team is shaping up quite well with the addition of their latest recruit, Zane Hamilton, a 19 year old from Hartland, NB. Zane has been recruited by the top ACAA and AUS schools, and after two years taking a police foundations course has chosen UNB Saint John to join former teammates Patrick Kendall, Hendrik Compagner, and Jacob McLean. Zane brings a wealth of experience the the Seawolves squad. He played on the U16 Reds club team where he won an all-star at provincials...

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Manuel resigns as Women's Volleyball Coach

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: April 4, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Varsity Sports , Volleyball , Alumni


After four years with the Seawolves Women’s Volleyball program, Kevin Manuel is stepping down as head coach. "I had a great experience over the last four years and I am very thankful to have coached so many talented girls. I would not have been able to have all the success without the support of the staff throughout UNB Saint John and my assistant coaches, especially Jeff Todd who was with me all four years." Manuel is looking forward to spending time with his family, “The...

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It wasn't a Cinderella Story, but it's a story that will go down in history

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: February 29, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Varsity Sports , Volleyball , Alumni


February 28th, 2016 was the date that the UNB Saint John men's volleyball team had been looking forward to since they began training in mid-August. The team knew they were strong, and bonded like brothers on and off of the court since day one. However, it was not until early January that the team knew they had a legitimate chance to win the ACAA title and head to Douglas College in British Columbia to represent the ACAA conference at the CCAA National Championship. The team went to a...

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First Round Match-Ups Preview

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: February 22, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Volleyball , Varsity Sports , Alumni


Preview of the 2016 ACAA Men's and Women’s Volleyball Championships February 22nd, 2016 – The Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association’s top men’s and women’s volleyball teams are heading to the University of New Brunswick Saint John. The UNB Saint John Seawolves and Saint John, NB are set to host the 2016 ACAA Men’s and Women’s Volleyball Championship, February 26th-28th. All matches will be webcast on Bell Aliant TV1. For the complete schedule,...

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Last Chance for Volleyball Alumni to get DISCOUNTED TICKETS

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: February 22, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Volleyball , Alumni , Varsity Sports


ACAA Volleyball Championships Feb. 26 - Feb. 28, 2016 UNB is hosting the ACAA Volleyball Championships – and we want to invite you to come cheer on the UNB Saint John Seawolves! To reserve tickets, please email Devin O’Brien at a8ihu@unb.ca by Thursday, February 25th at 7:00pm for a special alumni rate of $10 for a tournament pass. Tickets at the gate will be $15. Our women’s team is currently 4th in the ACAA and the men’s team is currently ranked 1st in the ACAA and...

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2016 ACAA Volleyball Championship Press Release

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: February 19, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Varsity Sports , Volleyball , Alumni


Atlantic Canada’s Top Volleyball Teams will meet at UNB Saint John University of New Brunswick Saint John will host the 2016 ACAA Men’s & Women’s Volleyball Championships February 26th-28th, 2016 February 19th, 2016, SAINT JOHN NB: Some of the best university and college volleyball teams in Atlantic Canada will be coming to UNB Saint John to compete for the ACAA championships February 26th-28th, 2016. Local youth, parents and community volleyball enthusiasts will see...

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Men s Volleyball Tops Humber and STU to Clinch National Ranking

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: January 12, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Alumni , Varsity Sports , Volleyball


The men's volleyball team has been nationally ranked after a stellar performance this past weekend. The team traveled to Quebec, Canada to play in the Coup de l'Est du Canada hosted by Limoilou. After upsetting Humber College, the 7th ranked team in the country, 3-2 the Seawolves made their way back to New Brunswick to face-off against their rivals, the St. Thomas Tommies. The Seawolves came out guns blazing taking an early 2-0 lead over the Tommies. The Tommies battled back to take the 3rd...

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THINK PINK WEEKEND IS ALMOST HERE

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: January 12, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Varsity Sports , SAAC , Alumni , Basketball , Think Pink , Soccer , Volleyball


This weekend will mark the 3rd Annual UNB Saint John Think Pink weekend put on by the Student Athletic Advisory Council. All proceeds raised during the weekend's events will go directly to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. This year there will be tickets sold on a raffle basket full of awesome pink items and a bake sale. Also, as a new addition to Think Pink weekend, with every game you attend this Saturday and Sunday you will receive a ballot for a draw to win a FREE IPAD MINI! On...

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Men's Basketball and Women's Volleyball Split on the Weekend

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: January 11, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Basketball , Varsity Sports , Volleyball , Alumni


The men's basketball team had a pair of matches this past weekend against Mount Allison and St. Thomas University. On Saturday, the team came out ready to go scoring six 3-pointers on their way to a 78-74 win. The action was back and forth all game, but UNB Saint John proved to be too much of a presence for the Mounties to overcome. Liam Sipkema netted 20 points for the Seawolves, while Paul Gerges and Steve Ryan converted for 14 and 11 respectively. Gerges and Ryan took care of play from...

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Six Varsity Athletes Receive the Carl Fraser Student Award Valued at $1,000

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: December 4, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Volleyball , Alumni , Varsity Sports , SAAC , Basketball


Left to Right: Blair Doull (3rd year, Men's Volleyball), Indigo Clement (3rd year, women's volleyball), Madison Howatt (1st year, Women's Basketball), Drew Robart (2nd year, Men's Basketball), Jennifer Cusack (3rd year, Women's Basketball), and Marcel Boudreau (2nd year, Men's Basketball) The UNB Saint John Seawolves have been leaving quite the impression on the UNB Saint John community lately. Ten lucky recipients were selected from the UNB Saint John campus to receive the Carl Fraser...

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Men's Volleyball Heads into the Christmas Break in a 3-Way Tie for 1st Place

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: November 29, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Alumni , Varsity Sports , Volleyball


The Seawolves Men's Volleyball team is heading into the Christmas break tied for 1st place in the ACAA with Holland College and St. Thomas University. The three teams sit at records of 4-2 in the conference. Over the break, all three squads will look to improve and come out even better in second semester. At this point in time, it will come down to who wants the banner the most come February when UNB Saint John hosts the ACAA Volleyball Championships. The UNB Saint John Seawolves women's...

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Men's Volleyball Team Defeats Nationally Ranked Tommies

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: November 27, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Volleyball , Alumni , Varsity Sports


On Wednesday night, the Seawolves men's volleyball team faced off against the St. Thomas Tommies who are currently ranked 10th in the nation. The Seawolves showed control throughout the majority of the game, handing the Tommies a 3-1 loss. The Seawolves battled hard in the first set to take it 27-25; however, the Tommies fought back to take the second 25-23. From there on out it was the Seawolves ball game, taking the final two sets 25-19 and 25-23. The rivalry between the Seawolves and the...

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Seawolves Soccer Star Receives UNB Saint John SRC Leadership Award Valued at $2,000

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: November 27, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Alumni , Soccer , Varsity Sports , SAAC


Madison Long is a well known name around the UNB Saint John campus. Not only for her superior performance on the pitch, but for the academics, extra-curricular involvement, and volunteer work. The 4th year women's soccer star, currently in her 4th year of the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education program was awarded with the UNB Saint John SRC Leadership Award. The UNB Saint John SRC Leadership Award is awarded annually on the recommendation of the UNB Saint John SRC Student Leadership...

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Seawolves Clothing Now Available at UNB Saint John Bookstore

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: November 24, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Soccer , Varsity Sports , Club Sports , Basketball , Volleyball , Alumni , Fitness , Think Pink


Seawolves clothing is now being sold at the UNB Saint John Bookstore! Stop in today to pick something up for yourself, or to grab a great holiday present for a family member or friend. The featured items are the Team Tee- $17.00 , the Shock Energy “Think Pink” Polo - $55.00, and the Shock Energy Anorak- $81.40. However, there is MUCH, MUCH more available! Go to the UNB Saint John Bookstore today to check out all of the wonderful Seawolves gear the is offered, you won't be...

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UNB Saint John athletics department adds five new sponsors

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: November 19, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Fitness , Basketball , Soccer , Alumni , Club Sports , Volleyball , Varsity Sports , SAAC


Featured in photo: Owners/Operators of Optimum Ride Charter Service Kimberley (BED’92) and Jonathan Keith (BBA’92), with UNB Saint John and UKC team captains. The UNB Saint John Seawolves are pleased to announce the addition of five new sponsors to the athletics program. Over the years, UNB Saint John Athletics, Recreation and Wellness has built lasting relationships with local organizations and community members, fostering a supportive spirit and strengthening the overall...

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Seawolves Online Clothing Store Extended to November 15th!!!

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: November 2, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Alumni , Varsity Sports , Soccer , Basketball , Volleyball , Club Sports


Get your orders in quick!!! If you are looking for a birthday or Christmas present, look no further! The UNB Saint John Seawolves have opened an online clothing store where you can purchase authentic Seawolves gear at a great price! Whether you are a student, faculty or staff member, parent, or friend there is something there for you! Check out the website to purchase your order before it is too late, store closes October 31st!!! http://seawolves.itemorder.com

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Women's Basketball Team Partners with Grant Thornton

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: November 2, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Alumni , Varsity Sports , Basketball


From left to right: Larry Crandall of Grant Thornton, Rachel Jefferson (Seawolves Basketball Alumni and current Grant Thornton Employee), Jenn Cusack (Seawolves co-captain), and Allyson McLaughlin (Seawolves Co-Captain) The Women’s Basketball team is pleased to accept donation from Grant Thornton who joined our team in October. Their generous contribution has allowed us to start building a more competitive program in the Atlantic Collegiate Athletics Association. In order to compete in...

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Adopt-a-Seawolf Helps UNB Saint John Student-Athletes Out in a BIG Way!

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: October 8, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Basketball , Volleyball , Alumni , Varsity Sports , Soccer


As of October 8th, 2015 the UNB Saint John Seawolves have raised $17,000 between the six varsity teams. Although not all Adopt-a-Seawolf funds have been collected, this is already a huge contribution to the program. This year we have added 19 new donors to the program! The Adopt-a-Seawolf  program has been designed to enhance the Varsity athletic program in the area of equipment, team apparel, non-conference travel, student-athlete meal subsidies and recruiting. Funds donated to this...

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Soccer Teams Kick-Off 50th Anniversary with ALUMNI GAME on October 17th, 2015

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: October 7, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Alumni , Soccer , Varsity Sports


This year, UNB Saint John Athletics celebrates their 50th anniversary. The program has transitioned through name changes, coaches, different colors and branding; yet, what always remained true to the program is that we strive for excellence in sport and academics and train our athletes in not only their sport, but also to become better individuals and community members. Throughout the years, we have seen many athletes move on to great accomplishments and we are proud of the people they have...

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