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Hurricanes set to be road-warriors this weekend

It will be a busy weekend for the Holland Hurricanes, but all the action is outside of Prince Edward Island with eleven games scheduled across Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

 

Cross Country Running

The ‘Canes visit the Université de Sainte-Anne Dragons in Church Point, Nova Scotia on Saturday for the second Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) meet of the season.  The women will race on the six-kilometer course at 1pm, with the men following on the eight-kilometer course at 1:45pm.  All results can be found at www.acaa.ca.

Olivia Fogarty and Emily Swaine will represent the ‘Canes women as individuals in the meet, they’re coming off fifth and 14th place finishes respectively in the season opening meet two-weeks ago.

The Hurricanes men’s team will consist of Abdallah Al-Aydy, Jeffrin Benedict, Seth Doyle, Zachary Ryan, William Wang and Josiah Wigmore; the team finished third in the first meet of the season, hosted at Brookvale, PEI by the ‘Canes.

This is the second of four meets in 2021 for the ACAA.

  

Men’s Baseball

The men’s baseball Hurricanes return to action after four rainouts last weekend.  On Saturday they will visit the Acadia University Axemen in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, before travelling to Antigonish, Nova Scotia on Sunday to take on the St. Francix Xavier (St. FX) X-Men.

The ‘Canes enter the weekend at 7-1, leading the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball Association (ACBA) standings.  The Axemen currently sit in second place at 6-4, while the X-Men are fourth at 5-5.  The top-four teams at the end of the regular season will compete in Charlottetown on October 15-17 at the ACBA Championship.

The Hurricanes split the two previous meetings with Acadia earlier this season, a 3-0 loss in their home opener before taking the second game, 7-1.  This is the first time the Hurricanes have met St. FX this season.

The four games cancelled last weekend due to rain have been rescheduled for October 9 (versus Dalhousie at Memorial Field at Victoria Park, Charlottetown, PEI) and October 10 (at UNB Reds in Fredericton, New Brunswick). Games take place at 1 and 3:30pm each day.

Connect with the men’s baseball ‘Canes at www.twitter.com/canesmbaseball and www.instagram.com/canesmbaseball.

 

Women’s Soccer

A 2-0 win at home on Tuesday night over the Crandall University Chargers improved the Hurricanes record to 3-1-1 this season; they currently sit in fourth in the ACAA standings.  The ‘Canes have a big weekend ahead, visiting the Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) Mystics on Saturday, and the University of King’s College (UKC) Blue Devils on Sunday; both games begin at 1pm.

The Mystics enter the weekend at 3-1-2, one-point ahead of the Hurricanes in the standings but having played one more game.  The Blue Devils are currently 3-0-2, also a single point ahead of the ‘Canes, tied with MSVU for second in the conference.

The Hurricanes next home game takes place at 1pm on October 17 versus the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus (Dal AC) Rams.

Connect with the women’s soccer ‘Canes at www.twitter.com/caneswsoccer and www.instagram.com/caneswsoccer.

 

Men’s Soccer

The men’s Hurricanes look to hold onto their spot atop the ACAA standings as they travel to Halifax this weekend to challenge the Mystics and Blue Devils; games take place at 3:15pm each day.

A 4-0 win on Tuesday over the Crandall University Chargers improved the Hurricanes record to 4-0-1, while the Mystics enter the weekend at 3-1-2 and in a tie for second, two-points back of the ‘Canes.  The Blue Devils are 2-3-0 and in fifth.

The Hurricanes will challenge the Mystics on Saturday, before visiting the Blue Devils on Sunday; matches take place at 3:15pm each day.

The next home game for the ‘Canes is also on October 17 versus Dal AC at 3:15pm.

Connect with the men’s soccer ‘Canes at www.twitter.com/canesmsoccer and www.instagram.com/canesmsoccer.

 

Men’s Football

It’s a battle for third in the Atlantic Football League (AFL) standings on Sunday when the Hurricanes travel to Saint John, New Brunswick to take on the University of New Brunswick Saint John (UNBSJ) Seawolves; kickoff is at 1pm.

Both the Hurricanes and Seawolves sit at 0-2 this regular season, each falling to the University of New Brunswick (UNB) Red Bombers and Dalhousie Tigers to open the 2021 regular season.  The Seawolves fell to Dalhousie to open the season, 63-0, before dropping the decision to UNB last weekend, 51-0.  The ‘Canes fell in the season opener to UNB, 43-8, before losing to Dalhousie last Saturday, 35-0.

Sunday’s game will be available to view live through YouTube, connect with the Hurricanes at the links below to access the broadcast.

Connect with the football ‘Canes at www.facebook.com/canesmfootball, www.twitter.com/canesmfootball and www.instagram.com/canesmfootball.

 

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

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For more information about this release, please contact:
Daniel Cudmore, Athletics Development and Communications Coordinator
Tel: (902) 894-6870
Date: Friday, October 01, 2021