SOC | Hurricanes play strong games on home field this weekend versus STU and UNBSJ
September 25, 2017
On Saturday versus the Tommies the women’s Hurricanes took the lead early in the second half and held on for the 2-1 win while the men held onto an early lead to pick up the 4-2 win.
Sunday’s action saw the Hurricanes women tie the game in the final minutes versus the UNBSJ Seawolves to finish in a 1-1 draw while the men surrendered just one goal in a 3-1 victory.
The win and tie for the women’s Hurricanes puts them at 3-2-1 on the season and in a tie with the STU Tommies atop the ACAA standings while the men lead the conference at 6-0.
Both Hurricanes teams are home again this Saturday when they host the MSVU Mystics while on Sunday they welcome the UKC Blue Devils to town. Games are at 2 and 4pm (W/M) on both days.
Hurricanes women’s soccer summary
Hurricanes 2, Tommies 1
Ali Fahie scored for the ‘Canes in the 39’ before Nikita McCartney tied the game in the 47’ for STU. Fahie would add her second of the game in the 55’ to give the Hurricanes the lead and victory.
Hurricanes, 1, Seawolves 1
Samantha Gallan gave the Seawolves the 1-0 lead just 4’ into the game. The Hurricanes would finally tie the game in the 90’ when Sydney Goode scored for Holland College.
Cassidy Durston was the keeper for the Hurricanes in both games over the weekend.
Hurricanes men’s soccer summary
Hurricanes 4, Tommies 2
A strong first half saw the Hurricanes take a 4-0 lead into the break. Goal scorers were Charles Aondo (8’), James Briand (21’) and Ibra Sanoh (39’ and 45’). The Tommies would begin to claw back in the second half with goals from David Effiong (53’ and 61’) but this is close as they would come.
Hurricanes 3, Seawolves 1
Another strong start for the Hurricanes gave them the 3-0 lead partway through the second half. Goal scorers were Eberechi Okwuwolo (14’) and Ibra Sanoh (55’ and 67’). The Seawolves would bounce back with a goal in the 85’ scored by Charlie Ward but this is as close as they would get in the match.
Brandon Lund would start in goal for the Hurricanes in both games over the weekend.
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