Monica Walker

USA Curling

Teammates: Courtney George, Aileen Sormunen, Amanda McLean

Hometown: Brighton, Mass.

Age: 27

Occupation: Quality control associate with Biogen Idec

Education: MBA candidate at Simmons College; Bachelor's degree from Boston University

Family: Single

Year started curling: Age 10

Height: 5'3 

Curling Club: Broomstones

CURLING HIGHLIGHTS:

  • U.S. Olympic Team Trials: 2014 (4th)
  • U.S. National Championships: 2014 (4th), 2013 (4th), 2012 (4th), 2011 (9th), 2010 (5th)
  • U.S. Junior National Championships: 2008 (4th), 2007 (runner-up), 2006 (runner-up), 2005 (5th)

  • World Junior Championships: 2007 (4th as alternate for Aileen Sormunen)
  • GNCC Junior Women's Playdown: 2008 (champion), 2007 (champion), 2006 (champion), 2005 (champion), 2004 (runner-up), 2003 (3rd), 2002 (runner-up)

  • Curtis Cup Award for Sportsmanship (Junior Nationals): 2005

Competition schedule, 2013-14:
Dates  Event  Location  Result 
Aug. 16-18  Fort Wayne Cashspiel  Fort Wayne, IN  4-3, semifinals 
Sept. 5-8  Stu Sells Oakville Tankard  Oakville, ON  2-3 
Sept. 20-22  Four Seasons Early Cashspiel  Blaine, MN  3-2 
Sept. 26-29  KW Fall Classic  Kitchener-Waterloo, ON  3-2, quarterfinals 
Oct. 4-6  St. Paul Cashspiel  St. Paul, MN  3-2
Oct. 18-21  Atkins Curling Supplies Women's Classic  Winnipeg, MB  4-2, quarterfinals 
Oct. 31-Nov. 3  Royal LePage OVCA Fall Classic  Kemptville, ON  0-3 
Nov. 10-17  2014 U.S. Olympic Team Trials Fargo, N.D.  2-4 
Nov. 29-Dec. 1  Molson Cashspiel  Duluth, MN  4-2, runner-up 
Dec. 20-21  Iron Trail Motors Shoot-Out @ Curl Mesabi Eveleth, MN  1-3 
Jan. 3-5  Four Seasons Cashspiel  Blaine, MN 0-5
March 1-8 2014 U.S. National Championships  Philadelphia, PA  4th place