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XCR Hurricanes men capture first ACAA meet of the season

The Holland Hurricanes were successful in capturing first place in the men’s team event at Saturday’s ACAA meet hosted by the Mount Allison University Mounties at Beech Hill Park in Sackville, New Brunswick.

The Hurricanes men’s team earned the win in a field of 24 runners by securing a team score of 24 points. Team runners included Ben Sullivan (second, 32:02), Benjamin Nwaogazi-Awuja (fifth, 32:51), Carter Van De Wiel (sixth, 33:07), James Wilmot (11th, 34:53), Tristan Rampersad (15th, 37:41) and Trent Lambert (16th, 38:58).

The Mount Allison Mounties finished in second with 36 pts, the Dal AC rams finished third with 37 points and fourth place went to the Crandall University Chargers with 45 points.

In the individual competition, Dal AC runner, Kieran Thornell, captured first with a time of 30:59, followed by MSVU runner, Donald Dewolfe (31:18) and Ben Sullivan of the Hurricanes (32:02).

On the women’s side the Hurricanes competed in the individual competition with Alicia McIsaac finishing 13th (33:11), Teanna Letkeman, 15th (33:31) and Zora Wendt finishing 17th (34:00).

Hannah Baillie (MSVU) captured the victory with a time of 28:39, followed by Mary Cate Sangster (MTA) finishing second (29:38) and Kona Osterlin (MTA) finishing third (30:04).  There was a field of 29 runners in the women’s competition.

The Hurricanes will compete in their next meet on Sunday, September 29 when they travel to Truro, Nova Scotia for the second ACAA meet of the season hosted by the Dal AC Rams.

For complete results from Saturday’s ACAA competition, visit www.acaa.ca.

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, September 16, 2019