Busy weekend for Holland College teams

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Four of the Holland College Hurricanes teams hit the field or court beginning today.

The men’s and women’s soccer squads face the Dal-AC Rams today in Truro, N.S., at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., respectively, then host the University of Maine at Fort Kent on Sunday in Cornwall.

Games times against Fort Kent are 11 a.m. (women), and 1 p.m. (men).

The ‘Canes men’s team is 7-0-1 and lead the Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) standings while the women’s squad is 4-2-2. Dal-AC is 1-5 in the men’s side and 0-6 on the women’s side.

In Canadian Collegiate Baseball Association baseball, the  ‘Canes (12-2) aim to clinch first in the Atlantic conference when it takes on last-place Cape Breton University (2-10) in a doubleheader today in Cape Breton, N.S. Holland College hosts Dalhousie (4-10) for a double-dip on Sunday in Charlottetown.

Today’s games start at 1 p.m. Games on Sunday begin at 1 p.m. at Memorial Field.

Summerside natives Brady Arsenault and Colin Arsenault are expected to start Games 1 and 2 today, respectively, while Rod Langille of Florenceville, N.B., is expected to pitch Game 1 on Sunday. The Game 2 starter hadn’t been confirmed as of Friday.

Holland College, UNB (11-3), Acadia (9-5) and Saint Mary’s (9-9) have clinched playoff berths. Seedings will be determined this weekend.

In women’s exhibition basketball, the ‘Canes host the Saint Mary’s Huskies, at 2 p.m., at Holland College, to end a series of pre-season games at the school.  Saint Mary’s won the Atlantic University Sport title last year while the Hurricanes finished second in the ACAA.

The Hurricanes are hosting the ACAA men’s and women’s golf championships beginning today at the Links at Crowbush Cove in Lakeside.  Tourney play starts at 12:20 p.m., and features players from Holland College, Dalhousie Agricultural College and St. Thomas University.

Hurricanes taking part include Eric Locke, Brett Wilson, Justin Shanks, Neal Ryan, Luke Allen, James Sanford, Josh Dominie, Corey Beaver, Koty Nesbitt and Joe MacIsaac. On the women’s side, Jaylene Holmes-Tang is competing.

Organizations: Holland College, Dalhousie Agricultural College, Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association University of Maine at Fort Kent Canadian Collegiate Baseball Association Cape Breton University Atlantic University Sport

Geographic location: Saint Mary, Truro, Fort Kent Atlantic Cape Breton Charlottetown.Today Summerside Florenceville Lakeside

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