September 17, 2018
The men’s and women’s soccer teams were back in action this past weekend at home in ACAA regular season action. The women went 1-1, falling to MSVU on Saturday and defeating UKC on Sunday while the men were able to remain undefeated on the season with two victories.
In Saturday’s game, the women’s Hurricanes were able to jump out to a 1-0 lead behind the leg of Jade Stewart in the 7’. After that it was all Mystics. They responded with four unanswered goals to take the match 4-1. Hannah Oatway scored in the 8’and 19’minutes while her teammate Jessica Oliver scored in the 15’and 24’.
Sunday, the women’s ‘Canes once again were the first to find the back of the net.
T-Anna Fraser scored just 2’ into the match, then, in the 20’, Sabrina Molnar would extend the lead to 2-0.
UKC was able to answer with two straight goals of their own as Erin Creaser scored in the 22’ and 34’.
The score wouldn’t stay tied for long. Jade Stewart and Kathrine McEwen would score for the Hurricanes in the 39’and 40’, putting the ‘Canes up 4-2.
UKC’s Miriam Burnett narrowed the Holland College lead with a goal in the 43’, but this was as close as they would come.
With the weekend split the ‘Canes now sit at 3-1-0 on the season and in second place in the ACAA standings.
On the men’s side, the Hurricanes opened the scoring on Saturday versus MSVU when Ehab Moustafa scored his fourth of the season in the 23’. Shunya Kobayashi extended the lead to 2-0 in the 34’before Chris Garagan from MSVU scored to cut the lead in half. This was the first goal allowed by the Holland College men this season.
In the second half, both teams would be held scoreless, allowing the Hurricanes to pick up the 2-1 victory.
On Sunday versus the UKC Blue Devils, Andrew Burroughs scored in the 7’ to put UKC up 1-0 early.
The Hurricanes would respond with three unanswered goals in the 11’ (Bobby Gamba), 17’ and 23’ (Theo Ngezahayo) to give them the 3-1 lead.
Simon Miller chipped away at the ‘Canes lead in the 29’but it was all Hurricanes after that.
Aleco Iatrou scored in the 38’, Theo Ngezahayo with his third of the game in the 42’and Zach Lund in 44’gave the Hurricanes the 6-2 victory.
With two victories over the weekend the men’s Hurricanes now sit at 4-0-0 on the season and lead the ACAA standings.
The men’s and women’s Hurricanes return to the field on Saturday, September 22 when they visit the UNBSJ Seawolves in Saint John before taking on the STU Tommies in Fredericton on Sunday, September 23. Game times are 2 and 4pm each day (w/m).
The ‘Canes return home on Wednesday, October 10 when they host the Crandall Chargers at 6 and 8pm (w/m) at the Terry Fox Sports Complex in Cornwall.
For more information about this release, please contact:
Daniel Cudmore, Athletics Development and Communications Coordinator
Tel: (902) 894-6870
Date: Monday, September 17, 2018