Athletics & Recreation
Men's & Women's Curling (League)
Saint Mary's University has a long history of academic and athletic excellence. The Saint Mary's University Curling Club was formed for the first time in the Fall of 2007 for the purpose of participating in the National Championships. In 2008, Canadian Interuniversity Sport and the Canadian Curling Association joined forces to sponsor a national championship to determine a team to represent Canada in the World University games.
In past years, the Saint Mary's teams have done very well at Nationals; the women have qualified for the 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 nationals. The women also won the silver in 2009 and 2010 and a bronze in 2011.The men's team have qualified for the 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 nationals and made the playoffs in 2009 and 2011.
SMU Curling also have coaches that coached in Nova Scotia Provincial Championship, Canadian National Championship and International/World Championships who hold a level 3 coaching from the CCA.
Teams are made up of athletes that have represented their province at a provincial, national or international level.
Students participating in Curling are able to balance academics and athletics. Curling is a recognized Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS).
Saint Mary’s University Varsity Curling
SKIP Adam Cocks
THIRD (Tor) Herman Suther
SECOND Graeme Weagle
LEAD Scott Graham
ALTERNATE Max Kessler
SKIP Julie Carson
THIRD Taylor Fulmore
SECOND Megan Hodnett
LEAD Lauren Pellerine A00396826
ALTERNATE Caroline Korytko
Bill Fletcher (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Further information on the University Curling Championships can be obtained at: http://www.cisport.ca/e/championships/curling/2008/index.cfm