AOTW | Leidenius and Lund named Hurricanes Athletes of the Week
October 24, 2017
Golfer Daria Leidenius and soccer player Brandon Lund have been named the Holland Hurricanes Athletes of the Week for the week ending October 21.
Leidenius, a second year golfer from Panoka, AB, competed at the PING CCAA National Golf Championships last week in Oshawa, Ontario; the event was hosted by the Durham College Lords at the Royal Ashburn Golf Club.
She would record her best career finish at Nationals, a T9th to pick up the first women’s Hurricanes top ten Nationals finish since 2013. Her week was highlighted by a strong third round where she posted the fields third best women’s score of the day.
Leidenius was also named a CCAA All-Canadian for the first time on Monday night at the events awards banquet.
Daria Leidenius is currently studying in her second year of the Golf Club Management program.
Lund, a first year keeper for the men’s soccer ‘Canes from Montague, PEI, helped the Hurricanes secure a perfect 12-0 regular season record with wins over STU and UNBSJ on the road this weekend.
He allowed just one goal during the weekend and was vocal and consistent in his play.
The Hurricanes enter the ACAA Championships this weekend as the number one seed where they play on Saturday at 3pm in the conference semi-finals versus the Crandall Chargers.
Lund is currently enrolled in the Sport & Leisure Management program.
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