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ANH HOANG, ACE ZENG NAMED HUSKIES ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

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Anh Hoang (Badminton)

Anh Hoang won a gold medal in women’s singles play over the weekend, helping lead the Huskies women’s team to their first-ever women’s team championship. Hoang defeated Fanshawe’s Riley Hogan in straight sets (25-11, 25-16) to clinch the title. With the win Hoang assured herself a spot in the CCAA National Badminton Championship and played an intricate role in George Brown being Canada’s top-ranked program heading into Nationals. Hoang was also named to the OCAA All-Star team on Friday morning. 

Ace Zeng (Badminton)

Ace Zeng capped an incredible 2017-18 season by being named the OCAA Male Badminton Player of the Year, a CCAA All-Canadian and OCAA All-Star on Friday morning. He followed that up with his eighth and biggest gold medal of the season, a men’s singles title in which Zeng defeated Fanshawe’s Sahil Sahil 21-11, 21-16 in the final. With the title Zeng earned himself a trip to the CCAA National Championship and played a critical role in the men’s team winning their first overall title since 2009-10.