The men’s rugby team was knocked out of the Round of Sixteen in April by Army, which beat the Gaels 33–26 at Life University in Atlanta. The Gaels ended their 2008–09 season with a record of 21–2–1.
The Saint Mary’s women’s rowing team has had six rowers named 2009 National Scholar Athletes by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association. The list includes Michelle Burns, Whitney Medved, Sandra Pichelli, Miranda Ripoli, Johanna Timmer and Sierra Timmer. Of the six rowers, four are two-time National Scholar Athletes.