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XCR Hurricanes complete second ACAA meet this weekend

The Holland Hurricanes travelled to Church Point, Nova Scotia on Saturday for the second Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) cross country running meet of the 2021 season.  The event was hosted by the Université de Sainte-Anne Dragons.

On the six-kilometer course, Emily Swaine (29:57) would lead the Hurricanes to a ninth-place finish in the field of 27, with Olivia Fogarty (31:20) finishing 14th.  The two Hurricanes runners competed as individuals in the race.

The race was won by Kiona Osterlin from the Mount Allison University Mounties in 26:27. The Mounties also won the team competition.

In the men’s race, Jeffrin Benedict was the top Hurricanes runner, finishing eighth with a time of 34:01 on the eight-kilometer course. He was joined by fellow Hurricanes, Abdallah Al Aydy (34:48, 10th), Josiah Wigmore (35:47, 11th), William Wang (37:57, 14th), Seth Doyle (45:23, 21st) and Zachary Ryan (45:31, 22nd).

Sean Finnigan was the winner of the race for the Crandall Chargers in 30:11.

The ‘Canes finished fourth in the team competition, with the Mounties taking the overall victory.

The third meet of the season for the ACAA takes place on October 16 in Moncton, New Brunswick, hosted by the Crandall University Chargers.

For more information on ACAA cross country running, visit www.acaa.ca.

Connect with the Hurricanes at 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: Tuesday, October 05, 2021