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Hurricanes Megan Spicer scored both Hurricanes goals in Saturday’s 2-2 tie with the MSVU Mystics.
CORNWALL — The Holland College Hurricanes men’s and women’s soccer teams may have opened the 2013 Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association season at home, but finished with mixed results at the Terry Fox Complex in Cornwall.
Sunday, the women’s team lost 2-0 to King’s College while the men's squad tied King’s 1-1.
On Saturday, the ‘Canes women tied Mount Saint Vincent 2-2 and the ‘Canes men had a 0-0 stalemate with Mount Saint Vincent.
Next up, the women Hurricanes (0-1-1) face Dalhousie Agricultural College on Saturday at home (2 p.m.), and then tangle with Crandall University on Sunday in Moncton (2 p.m.).
Meanwhile, the men’s team (0-0-2) also face DalAC Saturday at home (4 p.m.) and Crandall in Moncton on Sunday (4 p.m.).
Here is a rundown of the weekend games:
Blue Devils 2 Hurricanes 0
Holland College outshot King’s 5-3 in a game that remained scoreless through the first half.
But 15 minutes into the second half, the Blue Devils Larissa Darc scored with a low shot from the top of the-18 yard box after a scramble near the Hurricanes net.
And 14 minutes later, Monique Comeau scored on a penalty kick which gave King’s a 2-0 lead it wouldn’t relinquish.
The Hurricanes were outshot 6-1 in the second half and 9-6 for the game.
Hurricanes 1 Blue Devils 1
King’s scored early in the game to take a 1-0 when Kieran Hooey curled a corner kick into the ‘Canes net at the 7-minute mark.
Holland College’s Simon Hood responded in the 41st minute when his long shot bounced over the UKC keeper’s head and into the back of the net. The teams entered the second half tied at 1-1. The Hurricanes outshot the Blue Devils 4-1.
In the second half, neither team could break the tie although UKC outshot the ‘Canes 3-2 in the half.
The ‘Canes outshot the Blue Devils 6-4 in the match.
Hurricanes 2 Mystics 2
Mount Saint Vincent, the defending ACAA women’s champ, struck first in the 26th minute when Emily Rake scored on a low shot from inside the six-yard box to give MSVU the early 1-0 lead.
Ten minutes later the Hurricanes pushed back with a tying goal from Megan Spicer, who received a pass at the six-yard box and deked the Mystics keeper to even things 1-1.
The Mystics struck again before the half when Danielle MacDonald’s kick from the corner in the 42nd minute found its way into the net, giving the Mystics the 2-1 lead.
Mount St. Vincent outshot the Hurricanes 7-3 in the first half and finished with a 14-7 shot advantage.
In the second half, Spicer scored her second goal of the game in the 61st minute with a low shot from the 18-yard box.
Hurricanes 0 Mystics 0
The Hurricanes, defending ACAA champions, began the game with momentum in the opening half, outshooting the Mystics 2-0, however both teams completed the first half in a scoreless tie.
The second half continued to see these two teams play a close, defensive game. The Mystics outshot the ‘Canes 3-2 in the half, but the ‘Canes lead 4-3 in overall shots.