Friday October 11 saw a unique experience as the Nipissing University Lakers and the York Univeristy Lions played an exhibition game at Huntsville High School. Taylor McAlpine who started her career as a Huntsville Hurricane, in her final season at York, was celebrated both before the game as a starter and after the game in a celbration of her time at York by coach Erin McAleenan with her family. There will be a fiinal celebration for Taylor at Senior Day on February 14 at their final regular season home game. Celeste Dupuis is just beginning her univeristy career at Nippissing and started the game for the Lakers
Excitement filled the gym as Noelle Dupuis, proud mom of Celeste opened the ceremonies by singing the national anthem. Dupuis hit a three point shot to open the scoring delighting the several hunderd fans who came to celebrate the two ex-Hurricanes. The game was an up and down affair, that was sloppy at times, as exhibtion games often are, with the York University Lions winning 83 to 57.