MBASE | Hurricanes ready to take on best college teams at Nationals in Ontario
October 25, 2017
The Holland Hurricanes take on the best CCAA baseball teams in Canada this weekend when the Durham College Lords host the 2017 Canadian Baseball Championships in Oshawa, Ontario. This is the second straight year the Lords have hosted the event; the Hurricanes finished third in 2016.
The tournament begins on Thursday when the ‘Canes take on the Ahuntsic College Indiennes (Quebec) at 7pm.
The action continues on a busy Friday when the Hurricanes play three times during the day. First at 9:30 am the ‘Canes take on the defending national champions, the Fanshawe College Falcons (Ontario) before a noon start has the Hurricanes taking on the Humber College Hawks (Ontario). Finally, the day concludes when Holland College meet the host Durham College Lords at 6pm.
The event concludes on Saturday with semi-final games taking place at 11am and the National Championship game taking place at 4pm.
All times listed in this article are AST.
This season the Hurricanes finished with a 14-2 regular season record in the Atlantic Conference; they concluded the regular season as the number one ranked team in the region.
In exhibition play this year the Hurricanes split a pair of games with the University of Central Maine Community College Mustangs in Auburn, Maine, USA in early October.
To watch the Hurricanes in action on Thursday and their 6pm game on Friday, visit www.durhamlords.com for the live stream link.
To connect with the baseball ‘Canes visit www.twitter.com/canesmbaseball.
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