In the second game of the inaugural Alumni Cup, Dal defeated UNBF 31-20 in the Atlantic Football League. Two weeks prior in Fredericton, the Tigers lost 37-31 in overtime against the Red Bombers. The final total 62-57 sees Dalhousie winning the Alumni Cup. During a rainy first half the Tigers took a 9-0 lead on a 16 yard TD pass from Nick Hunsley to Byron Kavanagh, a PAT by Gullimae Bernier and a safety touch.
QB Hunsley would lead the way with 3 more aerial majors. Two were to Alex Bayne(60 and 48) and one to Louis Gauvin (5). Bernier converted two of these majors while Giovanni Holmes added a safety.
For UNBF Turner Sturgeon scored on a run while Pat Mullins threw two strikes to Zac Chambers. Alex White had 2 PATs to complete the scoring.
In other AFL action, Holland College defeated UNB Saint John, 40-6.
Dalhousie (3-2) and in second place travels to Charlottetown next weekend to play the undefeated Holland College Hurricanes (5-0), ending the regular season.
This weekend’s win assures the Tigers of a home playoff game in two weeks.