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Seawolves volleyball teams are optimistic

S. Briggs

Posted: Nov 30, 2023

Category: Varsity Sports , ACAA , Volleyball

Dino Karatzios believes his team is capable of challenging for a championship. The head coach of the UNB Saint John men’s volleyball squad knows it’s early, but he liked what he saw in a season-opening 3-0 road win over Crandall University (25-17, 25-9, 25-23) on Nov. 3. “I’ve had some good teams in the past, but this one is special,” Karatzios said. “This...

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Varsity badminton smashes their way into national rankings

C. Bell

Posted: Nov 29, 2023

Category: Badminton , ACAA , Alumni , Varsity Sports

The UNB Saint John badminton team has certainly made quite the impression, landing themselves at number 5 in the first Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Top 10 of the 2023-2024 season. This triumphant return to the sport shows that the re-established program can still achieve success.   The Seawolves’ season is off to an impressive start, with a standout...

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Seawolves ballers battling for better results

S. Briggs

Posted: Nov 15, 2023

Category: Basketball , Varsity Sports , ACAA

It was an early test for the UNB Saint John men’s basketball team. After a 99-76 road loss to St. Thomas University in Fredericton, the Seawolves returned to the Port City, knowing they would be back on the court in less than 24 hours. Undaunted, the Seawolves posted an 80-74 win over the University of King’s College. Ethan Szemerda scored a game-high 31 points for the winners while...

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Seawolves Announce One-Year Sponsorship with Saint John LNG

K. McLaughlin

Posted: Nov 12, 2023

Category: Varsity Sports , Basketball , ACAA

 The University of New Brunswick (UNB) Saint John Seawolves basketball teams have reached a one-year sponsorship agreement with Saint John LNG to support student athletes and help them “focus on excelling in the classroom and on the court.” Left to right: Natasha Kelly, Andrew Miller, Kim Middleton, Jack Fury-Miller. Kim Middleton, the Human Resources Generalist & Community...

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Varsity badminton is back at UNB Saint John

Scott Briggs

Posted: Nov 11, 2023

Category: ACAA , Badminton , Varsity Sports

Matt Nicolle made lifelong memories while playing varsity badminton at UNB Saint John. Two decades later, he wants to help his own players do the same. Nicolle, who starred on the court for the Seawolves from 1999-2003, is the head coach of this year’s UNB Saint John squad after the program’s 16-year hiatus. “Honestly, I feel like it’s a bit of a legacy project,”...

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Seawolves close out 2023 soccer season

S. Briggs

Posted: Nov 7, 2023

Category: ACAA , Soccer , Varsity Sports

There was a common thread connecting the 2023 men’s and women’s soccer teams at UNB Saint John. Both squads finished in fifth place with 5-7 records, just missing the ACAA playoffs. Although the women’s side lost four games to start the season, they finished strong by winning four of their last five. “We’ll have a bit more experience and I’m pretty happy...

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CCAA names 2022-23 National Scholars

S. Guimond

Posted: Sep 16, 2023

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

The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) has announced the National Scholar Award winners for 2022-23, with 17 student-athletes from UNB’s Saint John campus making the grade.  The National Scholar Award signifies a student-athlete’s commitment to academic success and athletic achievement. To receive the honour, a student-athlete much achieve a 3.7 GPA or...

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Seawolves Varsity Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton Tryouts

S. Guimond

Posted: Aug 31, 2023

Category: Badminton , Varsity Sports , ACAA , Basketball , Volleyball

  Looking to play varsity basketball, volleyball or badminton for the Seawolves? Our coaches are looking for full-time UNB Saint John and Dal Med students with a high skill set and a strong team mindset. Experience in a high caliber program is preferred such as: Being a starter on your high school team. Playing on another college or university team. Playing on a high-performance club...

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Rataich signs with Seawolves Soccer

R. Oram

Posted: Aug 18, 2023

Category: Soccer , Varsity Sports , ACAA

Mike Rataich has officially signed with the UNB Saint John Seawolves men’s soccer team for the 2023 varsity season. Rataich is a graduate of St John Henry Newman Catholic Secondary School in Hamilton, Ontario, where he held down the net for the 2023 GHAC champion Cardinals. Rataich’s Cardinals finished the 2023 season as AAA OFSAA finalists, falling just short of the title in a 1-0...

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Seawolves Varsity Soccer Tryouts

S. Guimond

Posted: Aug 14, 2023

Category: ACAA , Varsity Sports , Soccer

Interested in playing women’s or men's soccer?  The Seawolves welcome new and returning full-time UNB Saint John and Dal Med students to attend open training sessions.  If you would like the opportunity to showcase your soccer skills, please fill out the try out registration form here.  *International students who are arriving after the dates below are still...

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