Athletics & Recreation
Saint Mary’s University Sport Hall of Fame & Heritage Centre
The Saint Mary's University Sport Hall of Fame & Heritage Centre recognizes those individuals who have made a significant contribution to the athletic programmes at Saint Mary's, and who, as a result of this contribution, have enhanced the image and reputation of the institution.
In celebration of the rich tradition and heritage of sport and recreation at Saint Mary's University, the Sport Hall of Fame and Heritage Centre was founded in 1995.
For close to two hundred years, students, faculty and staff have shared a sport tradition as athletes, builders and teams. The Santamarians, the Times, and the Journal record vivid and exciting chapters of this aspect of university life.
2014 Inductees Announced
- Dr. David Murphy, Builder and Athlete - Football
- Suzanne Muir, Athlete - Soccer and Basketball
- Karen McKellar, Athlete - Field Hockey and Basketball
- 1999 Men's Basketball National Champions
For more information, please refer to the 2014 Inductees Press Release.
Saint Mary's High School Athletes to be Recognized
Saint Mary's University High School Basketball teams, coached by "Mr. Basketball", Frank Baldwin (H.O.F.) will be recognized during a plaque presentation prior to the Sport Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies on Saturday, October 5th at the Homburg Centre, Saint Mary's University.
The recognition of these teams is symbolic of all the teams and student-athletes who represented Saint Mary's High School during the period 1959-1963 on the Robie Street campus.
This is the Fiftieth Anniversary of the closure of Saint Mary's High School and several special events are scheduled as part of Saint Mary's Homecoming.
Huskies: In Pursuit of Excellence
LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT GIFT?
Bestseller “HUSKIES: In Pursuit of Excellence - A Celebration of Varsity Sport at Saint Mary's University” is available for purchase at all home games, the Homburg Centre for Health & Wellness Service Desk, the SMU Campus Bookstore or go to www.newworldpublishing.ca
Witness six decades of varsity sport and be treated to fascinating remembrances, stories and essays from over fifty writers, observers, players, coaches, friends and competitors. Experience the triumph and disappointment of thousands of student-athletes who competed under the banner of the Maroon & White - the individual stars, as well as the dedicated supporting casts whose combined efforts made it possible to compete and win - while earning a degree that helped them compete and win in life itself. Hundreds of photos and stories of fierce rivalry among Atlantic and Canadian universities. Follow the transformation of an all-male institution based on solid Jesuit principles to today’s vibrant coeducational centre for academics and athletics.
Book Cost: $29.95 +hst
Loans of Donations
Any loans, donations, photos or sports memorabilia for use in the Heritage Centre are greatly appreciated.
If you have any pictures for the Hall of Fame please send them by email or drop them off at the Homburg Centre to Lori Forbes.