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MVBALL | Hurricanes defeated by Mountaineers at CCAA Nationals; finish in eighth place

March 13, 2017

33255833221_e568fcd4a4_kThe Holland College Hurricanes men’s volleyball team fell to the Mohawk College Mountaineers in the seventh place game on Saturday at the 2017 CCAA Men’s Volleyball National Championship in London, ON, hosted by the Fanshawe College.

Set scores were 21-25, 19-25, 25-18, 26-24 and 15-7.

The ‘Canes finished the tournament in eighth place.

Player of the Game for the Hurricanes was Brett Butler who recorded 16 kills, three assists, two aces, six digs and two blocks.

The eventual champions were the Red Deer College Kings from Alberta who defeated the Limoilou Titans of Quebec City.

This was the second time in history that the men’s volleyball Hurricanes had competed in the National Championship, the last time in 2015 when the ‘Canes hosted the event in Charlottetown. 2017 was the first time the Hurricanes had won the ACAA Championship in team history.

For full results from the 2017 CCAA Men’s Volleyball National Championship please visit www.ccaa.ca.

To connect with the Men’s Volleyball Hurricanes please visit www.twitter.com/canesmvball.

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.


For media inquiries please contact:

Daniel Cudmore

Athletics Development and Communications Coordinator

Department of Athletics and Recreation

Holland College


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