EIGHT HAWKS IN SEARCH OF OCAA BADMINTON GOLD

EIGHT HAWKS IN SEARCH OF OCAA BADMINTON GOLD

ETOBICOKE, ON: The Humber Hawks badminton team, currently the number ranked team in the country, will look to build on their West Regional success at the upcoming OCAA Championships. This coming weekend, February 16 & 17/18, Mohawk College will host to the top three finishers in each discipline from the East and West Divisions.

The top two players/teams from each discipline will also punch their tickets to the upcoming CCAA Championships, which are being held on March 1-3/18 at Concordia University in Edmonton.

The Humber Hawks will place participants in all five events, including three doubles teams that took gold at the West Regionals two weeks ago at the University of Toronto – Mississauga.

HUMBER PARTICIPANTS

WOMEN'S SINGLES

Maria Nguyen – 3rd in West Regional

Defeat Centennial 21-15, 21-16 (1-0)

MEN'S SINGLES

Jonathan Young – 3rd in West Regional

WOMEN'S DOUBLES

Chloe Rowe & Elizabeth Duong – 1st in West Regional

Defeat St. Clair 21-14, 21-11 (1-0)

MEN'S DOUBLES

Darcy Schmidt & Cameron Lai - 1st in West Regional

MIXED DOUBLES

Crystal Qu (Yuying) & Arpit Teneja - 1st in West Regional


SCHEDULE

Thursday, February 15, 2018

6:00 pm                               @ DBARC Practice Time

7:00 pm                               @ DBARC Practice Time

8:00 pm                               @ DBARC Practice Time

9:00 pm                               @ DBARC Practice Time

Friday, February 16, 2018

8:30 am                                OCAA Championship Awards Banquet @ Courtyard Marriott Hotel (Lancaster Room A&B)

11:00 am                             Coaches Meeting @ Mohawk College DBARC Room R016

11:00 am                             Open Practice

12:00 noon                         National Anthem, Opening Ceremonies & Championship group photo

12:15 pm                             Round 1 & Round 2

3:15 pm                               Round 3 & Round 4

Saturday, February 17, 2018

8:00 am                                Open Practice

9:00 am                                Round 5 

1:30 pm                                Playoff and Medal Rounds and Medal Presentation

TBA                                        CAA Team Meeting (R106) following medal presentations

 

VENUE

Mohawk College – Fennell Campus

DBARC – David Braley Athletic & Recreation Centre

135 Fennell Ave West, Hamilton, ON L9C 0E5

4 courts in 3rd gymnasium will act as official playing surface

Gymnasium 2 will have bleachers & chairs available for viewing purposes and round tables and chairs for sitting

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