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Bychyk and Lourenso named 'Canes Athletes of the Week

Soccer players, Calandra Bychyk and Alex Lourenso have been named the Holland Hurricanes Athletes of the Week for the week ending October 20.

Bychyk, a first-year centre back from Stony Plain, Alberta, was solid in leading the ‘Canes defensively this weekend in back-to-back games to finish off the regular season.  Offensively she contributed an assist in Sunday’s win.

Bychyk is a student in the Sport and Leisure Management program at Holland College.

The Hurricanes finished off an undefeated regular season this weekend, first defeating the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus (Dal AC) Rams 6-3 in Truro, NS on Saturday before defeating the Crandall University Chargers 3-0 at home on Sunday.

The ‘Canes record of 11-0-1 puts them in first place in the Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) standings entering this weekend’s ACAA Soccer Championships hosted at the Terry Fox Sports Complex in Cornwall, Prince Edward Island.  The Hurricanes will take on the fourth ranked, University of New Brunswick-Saint John (UNBSJ) Seawolves (5-5-2) on Saturday at 12:30pm in semi-final action.

This season the ‘Canes defeated the Seawolves in both meetings; 6-0 on October 1 and 2-0 on October 6.

Lourenso, a third-year winger from Stratford, PEI, scored three goals over the weekend to finish off the ACAA regular season with 10 goals and five assists for the Hurricanes.

Lourenso is a student in the Automotive Technology program at Holland College.

The Hurricanes finished the ACAA regular season in first place with a record of 8-1-3 after taking on the Dal AC Rams on Saturday in Truro, NS; the game finished in a 3-3 draw.  The ‘Canes then defeated the Crandall University Chargers by a score of 3-0 on Sunday at home in Cornwall.

The Hurricanes enter this weekend’s ACAA Championship with their focus on the fourth-ranked Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) Mystics who finished at 6-4-2.  These two teams will face off in semi-final play at 3pm on Saturday.

This season the ‘Canes and Mystics split the season series.  The Hurricanes won 3-1 on October 1 while the Mystics took the October 6 meeting by a score of 1-0.

For more information on the 2019 ACAA Soccer Championships, please visit www.acaa.ca.

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For more information about this release, please contact:
Daniel Cudmore, Athletics Development and Communications Coordinator
Tel: (902) 894-6870
Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019