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Hurricanes drop a pair of five-setters

November 13, 2018

The Holland Hurricanes men’s and women’s volleyball teams each fell in five sets to the UNBSJ Seawolves on Saturday in Saint John, New Brunswick.

Set scores in the women’s game were 23-25, 23-25, 25-12, 25-18 and 15-7 in favour of UNBSJ.

Zayley Murphy led the attack for the Hurricanes with 12 kills with Abby Hyndman, Brittany States, and Lauren Moerike all recording six in the loss.

Laura Ready had 33 assists while Katie Wood had 28 digs; Moerike, Murphy, and Taylor Allen all had ten digs each.

The loss drops the Hurricanes to 3-2 on the season and into a tie with the Seawolves for third place after the weekend.

The ‘Canes will return home on Saturday when they host the Dal AC Rams (1-3) at 4:30pm at the Holland College Centre for Community Engagement.

In Saturday’s men’s game, set scores were 25-22, 17-25, 25-21, 24-26 and 15-10 for UNBSJ.

Brett Butler, of the Hurricanes, recorded a match-high 14 kills with Aaron Pugh adding ten in the loss.

Nicholas Menzies had 28 assists while Pugh had 12 digs for the men; Marcus Lapointe and Brett Butler both recorded eight digs with Menzies chipping in with seven.

The Hurricanes record now sits at 1-1 which puts them in third place in the ACAA standings; the Seawolves sit in second place with a 2-1 record.

The men return to action on Satuday when they host the Université de Sainte-Anne Dragons (0-4) in their home opener at 6:30pm at the Holland College Centre for Community Engagement.

To connect with the volleyball Hurricanes, visit www.twitter.com/caneswvballand www.twitter.com/canesmvball.

For more information on the Holland Hurricanes, visit www.hollandcollege.com/athletics,www.facebook.com/hollandhurricanes,www.twitter.com/hc_hurricanesand www.instagram.com/hollandhurricanes.

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For more information about this release, please contact:
Daniel Cudmore, Athletics Development and Communications Coordinator
Tel: (902) 894-6870
Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018