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Hurricanes open seasons with high national rankings

September 11, 2013

revised text hurricanes logoThe Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association released their national rankings for soccer and golf recently with the Holland Hurricanes positioned alongside the best in the country.

In golf, the women’s Hurricanes enter the season ranked in the number three position behind the MacEwan Griffins and St. Clair Saints. The Hurricanes won the ACAA championships and lost out on a national championship in 2012 by a single shot when they finished second at the PING CCAA National Championships in Oshawa, Ontario.

On the men’s side, the Hurricanes are currently ranked as second in the country behind the Humber Hawks. The Hurricanes won the ACAA championship, finished in sixth place at the PING CCAA National Championships as well as eighth in the Golf Canada College/University Golf Championships last season.

Both teams are currently in preparation for their 2013 ACAA/CCAA golf schedules which will begin with their first event on September 21st at the Mactaquac Golf Club for an event hosted by St. Thomas University.

In soccer, the women’s Hurricanes are ranked at number seven; they are the highest ranked ACAA member. Last season the Hurricanes finished with a silver medal in the ACAA championships while hosting the CCAA championships at the Terry Fox Complex in Cornwall. The Hurricanes opened their season last weekend at home with a tie versus the MSVU Mystics before falling to the UKC Blue Devils on Sunday 2-0.

The men’s soccer Hurricanes come in at number 13 in the country. Last season the Hurricanes were the ACAA champions and attended the CCAA national championships in Coquitlam, British Columbia hosted by Douglas College. The Hurricanes finished eighth in the tournament. The Hurricanes have opened their season up with two straight ties this past weekend at home versus the MSVU Mystics and UKC Blue Devils.

 

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Department of Athletics and Recreation

Holland College

(902) 894-6870

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