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Football 'Canes breakthrough with big win in Saint John

The Hurricanes made a statement on Sunday in Saint John, New Brunswick, defeating the University of New Brunswick Saint John (UNBSJ) Seawolves, 43-0, in Atlantic Football League regular season action.

With the victory, the Hurricanes improve to 1-2 on the season and sit in third place behind the 3-0 University of New Brunswick (UNB) Red Bombers and 2-1 Dalhousie University Tigers. The UNBSJ Seawolves fall to 0-3 following their loss on Sunday.

The Hurricanes will continue their season with a key game versus the Tigers this Saturday, October 9 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  The Tigers previously defeated the Hurricanes on September 25, 35-0.  The ‘Canes next home game takes place on Saturday, October 16 versus the Seawolves.

On Sunday, the Hurricanes would score early and often. Already up 7-0 early in the first, Austin Walker would add to the lead, giving the ‘Canes a 14-0 advantage through the first quarter.

A one-yard rushing touchdown in the second would extend the Hurricanes lead to 21-0 entering halftime.

Touchdowns by Brian Fitzgerald and Brandon Ndiweni in the third would have the ‘Canes up 35-0 entering the final frame.  They added eight-points in the fourth to claim the 43-0 victory.

To re-watch Sunday’s game broadcast, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBnzeSveaWA

Connect with the football Hurricanes 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: Monday, October 04, 2021