USA Curling

Position Skip
Teammates Tara Peterson, Vicky Persinger, Monica Walker
Hometown Duluth, Minn.
Age  27
Occupation Commercial lines account executive with Liscomb-Hood-Mason Co.
Education
Graduate of the University of Minnesota-Duluth with a degree in organizational management
Family Single
Year started curling Age 10
Height 5 feet, 6 inches
Curling Club  Duluth 
CURLING HIGHLIGHTS
  • U.S. National Championships: 2014 (4th), 2013 (silver), 2012 (bronze), 2011 (7th), 2010 (runner-up), 2009 (5th), 2008 (bronze), 2006 (6th), 2005 (4th)
  • U.S. Olympic Team Trials: 2014 (4th), 2010 (5th), 2006 (4th)
  • U.S. Junior Nationals: 2007 (champion), 2006 (semifinalist), 2005 (5th), 2004 (champion), 2003 (runner-up), 2002 (runner-up), 2001 (3rd)
  • World Junior Championships: 2007 (4th), 2004 (4th), 2001 (alternate player; 6th place)
  • Minnesota State Junior Playdowns: 2007 (champion), 2006 (runner-up), 2005 (champion), 2004 (runner-up), 2003 (runner-up), 2002 (runner-up), 2001 (runner-up), 2000 (3rd)

2014-15 competition schedule:

Dates  Event  Location  Results 
Sept. 19-21  Twin Cities Open  Blaine, MN 5-2, semifinals 
Oct. 3-5 Prestige Hotels & Resorts Curling Classic Vernon, BC 1-4
Oct. 10-12 St. Paul Cashspiel St. Paul, MN 6-2, champion
Nov. 20-24 DeKalb Superspiel Morris, MB  
Nov. 28-30 Duluth Cashspiel Duluth, MN
Dec. 5-7  HP Camp Blaine, MN  
Dec. 19-21 Curl Mesabi Cashspiel Eveleth, MN  
Jan. 1-3 U.S. Open Blaine, MN  
Jan. 30-Feb. 1 HP Camp Blaine, MN  
       


Team Sormunen (l-r): Aileen Sormunen, Tara Peterson, Vicky Persinger, Monica Walker