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Hurricanes lose opening game at CCAA men's soccer championship

Holland College Hurricanes striker Tegan Misener leaps over Indiens d’Ahuntsic’s Yvenson André Wednesday during the opening day of the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association men’s soccer championship at Terry Fox Sports Complex in Cornwall. (Mike Bernard/Special to The Guardian)
Holland College Hurricanes striker Tegan Misener leaps over Indiens d’Ahuntsic’s Yvenson André Wednesday during the opening day of the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association men’s soccer championship at Terry Fox Sports Complex in Cornwall. (Mike Bernard/Special to The Guardian) - Holland College Photo

CORNWALL, P.E.I. – The Holland College Hurricanes will not win gold but could still earn a medal on home turf at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association men’s soccer championship.

The host Hurricanes, who are the five-time defending Atlantic champs, lost 3-0 to the Montreal-based Indiens d’Ahuntsic on the opening day of the eight-team tournament at the Terry Fox Sports Complex in Cornwall.

Quentin Bourgeais scored twice while Moise Lumpungu had one in the win and Marc-Antoine Chaudry recorded the clean sheet.

In the other quarter-finals, the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) Ooks defeated the St. Thomas Tommies 7-0, Humber Hawks squeaked by the Langara Falcons 2-1 on penalty kicks and the Sheridan Bruins shut out the Capilano Blues 2-0.

Today’s matchups:

Bronze quarter-finals

10 a.m. – St. Thomas vs. Langara.

12:30 p.m. – Holland College vs. Capilano.

Semifinals

3 p.m. – NAIT vs. Humber.

5:30 p.m. – Ahuntsic vs. Sheridan.

The final is slated for Saturday at 4:30 p.m.

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