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Hobbs and Kaye-Mitchell named Players of the Week

The Holland Hurricanes football team named Tyler Hobbs (defensive) and Matthew-Uriah Kaye-Mitchell (offensive) their Players of the Week following their week one game.

Hobbs, a third-year player from Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia, is a defensive lineman studying in the Sport and Leisure Management program at Holland College.

He recorded a sack and twelve tackles in Saturday’s season opener in Fredericton, NB versus the University of New Brunswick (UNB) Red Bombers.

Kaye-Mitchell, a second-year player from Toronto, Ontario, is a wide receiver studying in the Sport and Leisure Management program at Holland College.  He also serves as the team’s kicker and punter.

On Saturday versus UNB, Kaye-Mitchell made five receptions for a total of 110 yards. He also made a 30-yard field goal in the second quarter to give the Hurricanes the early lead in the game.

The Hurricanes ultimately lost their season opener on Saturday by a score of 28-17 to the Red Bombers.  They return to the field this Saturday, September 21 when they host their home opener versus the University of New Brunswick-Saint John (UNBSJ) Seawolves at 1pm at Alumni Canada Games Place in Charlottetown. 

The UNBSJ Seawolves also sit at 0-1 this season, losing their home opener over the weekend to the Dalhousie Tigers by a score of 31-14.

Connect with the Football Hurricanes by visiting www.facebook.com/canesmfootball, www.twitter.com/canesmfootball and www.instagram.com/canesmfootball.

2019 Hurricanes Football Booster Club memberships are on sale now for $100.  With a Booster Club membership, you will receive two season passes to all home regular season and playoff games, personalized name badges, as well as two limited edition Hurricanes toques.  To sign up, or to obtain more information, email football@hollandcollege.com or call 902-894-6870.

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: Tuesday, September 17, 2019