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BAD | Hughes and Barlow ready to begin play at CCAA Nationals

February 28, 2018

Hughes

Barlow

The 2018 CCAA National Badminton Championships kick off on Thursday in Edmonton, AB with two Hurricanes athletes ready for singles competition.

Emma Hughes and Matt Barlow, both of Summerside, PEI, will represent the Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association in the women’s and men’s singles competitions; they qualified with their strong play at the ACAA Championships earlier this month in Charlottetown.

The ACAA takes on the PACWEST (British Columbia) conference on Thursday at 1pm before challenging the OCAA (Ontario) wildcard team at 4pm and finally, the OCAA at 7pm.

Play will continue on Friday when the ACAA faces the ACAC (Alberta) at 1pm before ending the day versus the ACAC wildcard team at 4pm.

All times are Atlantic Standard Time.

This season, Emma Hughes posted a singles record of 21-5 versus ACAA competitors while Barlow posted a singles record of 13-7.

For more information on the 2018 CCAA National Badminton Championships, including the link to watch live, visit www.ccaa.ca.

For more information on the Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association visit www.acaa.ca.

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

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