George Brown badminton put together an impressive performance at the season-opening Humber Cup over the weekend, picking up right where the 2018 provincial champions left off.
The Huskies dominated men's doubles play as it was an all-Huskies final, with Ace Zeng and Mike Ra faced off against Alex Chao and Eric Kern; the two pairs were a combined 7-0 up to that point. Zeng and Ra would take a highly competitive final 21-17, 21-18 to earn a gold medal, while Chao and Kern settled for silver.
Ace Zeng carried his solid play into men's singles competition, where he again qualified for the finals thanks to a perfect record. He would drop an incredibly tight final 21-18, 22-20 gold medal match to Humber, settling for an impressive one gold, one silver medal performance over the three-day tournament.
On the women's side of things, Anh Hoang paced George Brown with an appearance in the women's singles semi-finals. Facing off against Humber's Duong, she dropped an incredibly tight 2-1 (21-17, 17-21, 21-19) match to narrowly miss out on the Huskies fourth finals appearance of the day.
Hoang teamed up with Diana Bosco to win a silver medal on the 'B' side flight of women's doubles play.
For full results from the Humber Cup please click here.
Next up for Huskies badminton is the UTM Tournament November 3-4.
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