Competitive Clubs

Curling

 

 

2019-20 Ravens Curling Women’s and Men’s Team Meetings:

September 18 from 7-8:30pm  and September 19from 6:30 to 8p.m. in the Ice House Meeting room, located on the right hand side once you enter through the automatic doors of the Carleton Ice House.

These team meetings are for all new and returning curlers and the agenda for each meeting will be the same. Two meetings are scheduled to minimize the potential conflict any students have with classes. If you are unable to make either meeting due to class please email us at the addresses above.

2019-20 Tryouts for the Competitive Teams:

Times will be sent by email to those on the group email list. Tryouts will take place on ice at the Ottawa Curling Club as follows:

  • Friday November 15th, 12-2pm
  • Sunday November 17th, 9-11am
  • Friday November 29th, 12-2pm
  • Sunday December 1st, 9-11am

The Coach will be available 1 hour before Friday tryouts and 1 hour after each tryout time for: off ice and overall development or individual off ice coaching. Each time slot has one sheet of ice reserved. Attendance for tryouts is on an as you can basis.

Competitions and Events:

  • Learn to Curl Event, November 23rd from 4-6pm at the Ottawa Curling Club
    • Members of the curling program will be on the ice to teach the basics and assist with the game
    • Tickets are $25
  • Bonspiel: University Invitational, late January or early February
  • OUA Championships: February 13-17, 2020
  • U Sport Championship: March 13-17, 2020 in Portage la Prairie, MB

2019 OUA Banner Champions, photo by Riley Calwell

2018 OUA Women’s Championship:

The Ravens exploded out of the gate on Day 1 with a 10-0 win over Western, however, they would fall to Guelph, 5-4, later that day. Carleton rebounded with a 7-5 win over the eventual group winner, Laurentian, followed by an impressive 8-5 victory over McMaster. Day 3 did not go Carleton’s way after losses to Waterloo (6-5) and Brock (5-4), but the Ravens would still manager to qualify for the knockout round.

Facing Lakehead in the elimination round, Carleton would drop its quarterfinal game, 4-3, to the Thunderwolves.

2018 OUA Men’s Championship:

The Ravens finished the round-robin portion of the event in second place with a 5-2 record. Carleton’s wins came against Waterloo (Day 1, 10-9), Trent (Day 1, 8-4), Algoma (Day 2, 9-3), Lakehead (Day 2, 8-2) and Guelph (Day 3, 6-4), with losses to Brock (Day 3, 7-2) and Queen’s (Day 4, 5-4).

In the elimination round, the Ravens would face Western in the quarterfinals, where they would fall to the Mustangs, 7-3, ending their championship dream.

Carleton lead Brendan Acorn was named an OUA Second-Team All-Star.

Coaches:
Jodi Horton – Women
Tom Sinclair – Men

Curling History:

The Carleton Ravens Competitive Curling Club was founded in 2011-12 after an absence of approximately 40 years.  Carleton has both men’s and women’s teams compete in the OUA Championships.  The teams both received financial and in-kind support from the Rideau, Ottawa and RA Curling Clubs and their members, as well as financial support from a number of parties, including Carleton University Athletics and CUSA as well as the Ottawa Valley Curling Association and Curling Canada.

Women’s Team:

The 2013-2014 Carleton women’s curling team were the 2014 OUA Silver Medalists and CIS National Champions. http://www.curling.ca/2014university-en/2014/03/23/carleton-ravens-women-win-cis-university-curling-championship/

The team represented Canada at the 2015 Winter Univerisade Games in Granada, Spain where they won silver. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curling_at_the_2015_Winter_Universiade

The 2016-2017 Carleton women’s curling team comprised Lauren Horton (skip), Karen Sagle (vice), Lindsay Bell (second) and Jessica Armstrong (lead).

Men’s Team:

The Carleton men’s curling team has advanced to the CIS Championships three times since re-inception as one of the top three teams at the OUA’s.

The 2018-2019 Carleton men’s curling team won the OUA and U Sports banner. The team comprised of Brendan Acorn, Mackenzie Calwell, Morgan Calwell, Cameron Goodkey, Wesley Stakes and Peter Stranberg.

The 2016-2017 Carleton men’s curling team comprised Doug Kee (skip), Brendan Acorn (vice), Cameron Goodkey (second), Paul Martin (lead) and Wesley Stakes (alternate).

For more information, please contact Tom Sinclair at sinclairtom6@gmail.com