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Soccer 'Canes defeat Seawolves at home on Tuesday night

The Holland Hurricanes defeated the University of New Brunswick-Saint John (UNBSJ) Seawolves on Tuesday evening in Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) regular season soccer action.

The women’s team used three first-half goals on their way to a 4-0 win, while the men secured the 3-0 victory with a strong second half to defeat the Seawolves.

The women entered Tuesday night in first place in the standings and used a goal in the 3’ by Emily Lepine to give them the early lead.  Emily Cormier added another goal in the 27’ to double their lead and Calandra Bychyk scored in the 40’ with a header off a corner kick to put the Hurricanes up 3-0 at the half.

In the second half the Hurricanes offense continued to click when Emily Cormier scored in the 54’ to put Holland College up 4-0. The ‘Canes outshot the Seawolves, 18-2 in the win.

Sam MacEachern was the winning goalkeeper for the Hurricanes, earning the shutout victory.

With the win, the Hurricanes improve to 6-0-1 and open up a three-point lead over the St. Thomas University (STU) Tommies in the standings.  The Seawolves are now 2-4-1 and sitting in fourth.

In the first half of the men’s game, the Hurricanes got on the board in the 18’ to take a 1-0 lead over the Seawolves in a tightly contested match.

The ‘Canes would double their lead in the 63’ when Ehab Moustafa found the back of the net; Alexandros Iatrou would make it 3-0 with a goal in the 79’, securing the victory for the Hurricanes.

In goal for the Hurricanes was Hayden Porter, he stopped all eight shots faced while the Hurricanes sent 14 shots towards the Seawolvels net.

The victory puts the ‘Canes at 5-1-1 on the season; they now hold a three-point lead over the Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) Mystics and the UNBSJ Seawolves in the standings.

With five regular season games remaining, the Hurricanes will travel to New Brunswick this weekend for games versus the STU Tommies and UNBSJ Seawolves.

Saturday’s games versus the Tommies in Fredericton will take place at 2 and 4pm while on Sunday versus the Seawolves in Saint John, games are scheduled for 12 and 2pm (w/m).

The ‘Canes next home game takes place on Wednesday, October 16 when they host the Tommies at the Terry Fox Sports Complex in Cornwall; both games will be played on side-by-side fields at 7pm.

For more information on ACAA soccer, visit www.acaa.ca.

Connect with the soccer Hurricanes by visiting www.twitter.com/caneswsoccer and www.instagram.com/canesmsoccer.

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: Wednesday, October 02, 2019