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Atlantic University Sport is a conference in Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS), now known as U Sports. The AUS women's hockey league is a 7-team top tier scholastic league operating in the provinces of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia. The other conferences in U Sports are the Canada West Universities Athletic Association (CWUAA), Ontario University Athletics (OUA) and the Ligue de Hockey Universitaire Féminin (LHUF). The women's conference started with the 1997-98 season. However, the first four seasons only involved exhibition play and a year end conference tournament. The first full season of the conference was the 2001-02 season.

Membership[edit | edit source]

Teams[edit | edit source]

Team Centre Arena Joined
Dalhousie Tigers Halifax, Nova Scotia Halifax Forum 1997
Moncton Aigles Bleus Moncton, New Brunswick Jean-Louis Lévesque Arena 1997
Mount Allison Mounties Sackville, New Brunswick Tantramar Veterans Memorial Civic Centre 1997
St. Francis Xavier X-Women Antigonish, Nova Scotia Charles V. Keating Millennium Centre 1997
Saint Mary's Huskies Halifax, Nova Scotia St. Mary's Alumni Arena 1997
St. Thomas Tommies Fredericton, New Brunswick Grant-Harvey Centre 1997
UPEI Panthers Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island MacLaughlin Arena 2002

Former Members[edit | edit source]

  • Acadia Axewomen (women's team was discontinued after 2001-02 season, men's program still plays in AUS)
  • New Brunswick Varsity Reds (women's team was discontinued after 2007-08 season, men's program still plays in AUS)

Both of these universities are still Atlantic University Sport members.

Other AUS Schools[edit | edit source]

Cape Breton University and Memorial University of Newfoundland are also members of Atlantic University Sport but have not participated in women's ice hockey within the conference since the start of league play in 2001.  Both universities at this point no longer offer men's ice hockey with CBU discontinuing the program in 1995 and MUN discontinuing the program in 1982.  The St. Thomas Tommies men's team was cancelled after the 2015-16 season.  The Mount Allison Mounties men's team was cancelled after the 1997-98 sason

AUS Seasons: 1997-98 to present[edit | edit source]

Year Regular Season Champion Tournament Champion Automatic U-Cup Qualifier Other Qualifier
1997-98 N/A Saint Mary's Huskies Saint Mary's Huskies (0-3) Lost fifth place game None
1998-99 N/A St. Francis Xavier X-Women St. Francis Xavier X-Women (0-3) Lost fifth place game None
1999-00 N/A St. Francis Xavier X-Women St. Francis Xavier X-Women (0-3) Lost fifth place game None
2000-01 N/A St. Francis Xavier X-Women St. Francis Xavier X-Women (0-3) Lost fifth place game None
2001-02 Saint Mary's Huskies St. Francis Xavier X-Women St. Francis Xavier X-Women (0-3) Lost fifth place game None
2002-03 Saint Mary's Huskies Saint Mary's Huskies Saint Mary's Huskies (0-3) Lost fifth place game None
2003-04 St. Francis Xavier X-Women Saint Mary's Huskies Saint Mary's Huskies (0-3) Lost fifth place game None
2004-05 St. Francis Xavier X-Women St. Francis Xavier X-Women St. Francis Xavier X-Women (1-2) won fifth place game None
2005-06 St. Francis Xavier X-Women St. Francis Xavier X-Women St. Francis Xavier X-Women (1-2) Lost Bronze medal game Dalhousie Tigers (St. FX was host) (0-3) Lost fifth place game
2006-07 St. Francis Xavier X-Women Moncton Aigles Bleus Moncton Aigles Bleus (1-2) won fifth place game None
2007-08 St. Francis Xavier X-Women St. Francis Xavier X-Women St. Francis Xavier X-Women (0-3) Lost fifth place game None
2008-09 Moncton Aigles Bleus Moncton Aigles Bleus Moncton Aigles Bleus (2-1) Won Bronze Medal St. Francis Xavier X-Women (Host) (0-3) Lost fifth place game
2009-10 Moncton Aigles Bleus Saint Mary's Huskies Saint Mary's Huskies (1-2) Lost Bronze medal game St. Francis Xavier X-Women (0-3) Lost fifth place game
2010-11 St. Francis Xavier X-Women St. Francis Xavier X-Women St. Francis Xavier X-Women (2-1) Lost final None
2011-12 St. Francis Xavier X-Women UPEI Panthers UPEI Panthers (0-3) Lost fifth place game None
2012-13 St. Francis Xavier X-Women St. Francis Xavier X-Women St. Francis Xavier X-Women (2-1) Won Bronze Medal None
2013-14 St. Francis Xavier X-Women Moncton Aigles Bleus Moncton Aigles Bleus (1-2) Won fifth place game St. Thomas Tommies (host) (0-3) Lost fifth place game
2014-15 St. Francis Xavier X-Women St. Francis Xavier X-Women St. Francis Xavier X-Women (1-2) Lost Bronze Medal Game Moncton Aigles Bleus (1-2) Lost fifth place game
2015-16 Saint Mary's Huskies Saint Mary's Huskies Saint Mary's Huskies (2-1) Won Bronze Medal St. Thomas Tommies (1-2) Lost fifth place game
2016-17 Saint Mary's Huskies Saint Mary's Huskies Saint Mary's Huskies (2-1) Won fifth place game St. Francis Xavier X-Women (0-2) T-7th place
2017-18 St. Francis Xavier X-Women Saint Mary's Huskies Saint Mary's Huskies (0-2) Tied 7th place St. Francis Xavier X-Women (1-2) Lost fifth place game
2018-19 St. Thomas Tommies St. Thomas Tommies St. Thomas Tommies (0-2) Tied 7th place  UPEI Panthers (Host) (0-2) Tied 7th place
2019-20 Saint Mary's Huskies St. Francis Xavier X-Women St. Francis Xavier X-Women (Won Quarterfinal) UPEI Panthers (Host) (DNP)
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