AOTW | Hughes and Watkins named Hurricanes Athletes of the Week
November 28, 2017
Badminton players Emma Hughes and Josh Watkins have been named the Hurricanes Athletes of the Week for the week ending November 26.
Hughes, a second year player from Summerside, PEI, went 4-0 in women’s singles “A” play this weekend during the second ACAA event of the season hosted by Holland College at the Centre for Community Engagement. She would finish in first place in the women’s “A” singles standings.
In mixed doubles “A” action she went 2-2 with her partner Connor Leorick to finish in third.
Emma Hughes is currently studying in the Pastry Arts program at Holland College.
Watkins, a second year player from Yarmouth, NS, went 3-1 in men’s singles “A” action this weekend to finish in second in the competition.
Josh Watkins is currently studying in the Golf Club Management program.
The Hurricanes went on to finish in third place overall in the competition behind Mount Allison University and the University of King’s College.
The ‘Canes return to action on January 19-20 when the UKC Blue Devils host the next ACAA event of the year in Halifax.
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