CHARLOTTETOWN – Hockey player Katie Campbell and basketball player Jake Kendrick have been chosen as the Holland College Hurricanes’ athletes of the week for the week ending Feb. 9.
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Campbell, from Charlottetown, scored the game-winner in Sunday’s victory over the Cape Breton University Capers at the Gateway Arena in Borden-Carleton. Campbell’s short-handed goal came at 8:47 into the first period, and gave the Hurricanes a 2-0 lead over the Capers.
The Hurricanes would eventually win the game 2-1, and end their inaugural season in the Eastern Canadian Women’s Collegiate Hockey League with a 2-8-2 record and in fourth place. The Hurricanes will join Acadia, UNB and CBU in Fredericton for the ECWHL league championship on March 15 and 16
Campbell is a student in the tourism and travel management program. She scored twice, had two assists and four penalty minutes in 12 games.
Kendrick, a sport and leisure management student from Wolfville, N.S., scored 14 points off the bench in Saturday’s game in Moncton versus the Crandall Chargers. He followed this up with a 22-point performance in Sunday’s home game versus the Mount Allison Mounties, shooting nine-for-13 from the field.
The Hurricanes fell to the Chargers on Saturday, but defeated the Mounties 94-57.
The ‘Canes return to the floor this weekend against the UNBSJ Seawolves at Holland College’s Centre for Community Engagement. Games times are Saturday at 8 p.m., and Sunday at 4 p.m.
The Hurricanes, Crandall Chargers and MSVU Mystics are battling for the top spot in the ACAA men’s basketball standings. All three are nationally ranked.