CCAA Curling Nationals Update – Day 3

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CCAA NAIT

Jordan Richey

March 23, 2013, Edmonton, AB (ISN) – After an exciting three days of competition, the round-robin and tie-breaker have concluded at the 2013 CCAA Curling Nationals hosted by NAIT at the Avonaire Curling Club. The semi-finals have been determined.

On the men’s side, the host team NAIT finished 1st with a 6-1 record and received a bye to the Gold Medal game. Fanshawe, MacEwan, and Confederation all finished tied for 2nd with a 5-2 record. Fanshawe finished 2nd and advanced to Saturday’s semi-final game based on wins over the other two colleges in the round-robin. Confederation and Fanshawe played a hard fought tie-breaker with MacEwan coming out on top with a 6-3 win to advance to the semi-final against Fanshawe Saturday at 9:30am.

The women’s side saw two teams tied for first after the round-robin. NAIT and Fanshawe both finished with 6-1 records but Fanshawe advanced to Gold medal game as they defeated NAIT in the round-robin. NAIT will play MacEwan (5-2) in the semi-final Saturday at 9:30am with the winner advancing to play Fanshawe for Gold at 2:30pm.

The loser of both the men’s and women’s semi-finals will be awarded the Bronze medal. Both semi-finals and finals will be webcast live on SportsCanadaTV at http://sportscanada.tv/2013ccaacurling.

For more information please visit Championship website at http://ccaa.ca/curling2013/

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