Huskies raise $17,000 for Special Olympians

For the second year in a row, Saint Mary’s varsity players teamed up with local Special Olympic athletes to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics Canada.

Spearheaded by men’s basketball coach Jonah Taussing and volleyball player Hannah Stienburg, MotionballU - Marathon of Sport at Saint Mary’s is a fun evening where teams of 8-10 students plus two Special Olympic athletes compete to promote sportsmanship, inclusion and friendly competition.

This year, 150 students and 28 Special Olympic athletes participated, raising a total of $17,000!