Mixed National Championship underway in Minnesota

By Terry L. Davis | March 25, 2018, 12:37 p.m. (ET)


March 25, 2018


2018 Mixed National Championship underway in Minnesota


(STEVENS POINT, Wis.) – The 2018 USA Curling Mixed National Championship kicked off Saturday night at Dakota Curling Club in Lakeville, Minn.


With two draws of action now in the books, four of the 10 competing teams are 1-0 for a share of first place in the nine-game round robin. In this morning’s session, Colorado’s Darrick Kizlyk rink evened its record with a 7-2 win over Robert LeClair’s team from the Coyotes Curling Club. New York’s Caitlin Maroldo led her Rochester Curling Club to a 7-4 win over Evan Workin’s Fargo-Moorhead Curling Club rink as the two teams made their debuts. Wisconsin’s Ryan Spielman rink also was able to improve to 1-1 after a loss in the opener yesterday as the Blackhawk Curling Club team defeated Washington’s Fred Maxie rink, 10-4.


The round robin continues with draws today at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. CT. Live scores and a live webstream are posted at www.usacurl.org. The winning team will represent the U.S. at the upcoming World Mixed Championship.


Game scores, 9 a.m. Sunday: Colorado 7, Arizona 2; Wisconsin 10, Washington 4; New York 7, North Dakota 3


Game scores, 3:30 p.m. Saturday: Illinois 9, Washington 6; Arizona 9, Pennsylvania 2; Michigan 7, Wisconsin 0; Minnesota 7, Colorado 4



Illinois (Michael Sherry)               1-0

Michigan (Sean Murray)              1-0

Minnesota (Kevin Johnson)         1-0

New York (Caitlin Maroldo)         1-0

Arizona (Bob LeClair)                    1-1

Colorado (Darrick Kizlyk)              1-1

Wisconsin (Ryan Spielman)         1-1

North Dakota (Evan Workin)       0-1

Pennsylvania (Emily Anderson)  0-1

Washington (Fred Maxie)            0-2


USA Curling is sponsored by AtomOS, Nike, Brooms Up Curling Supplies, Cheetos, CryoMAX 8-Hour Cold Pack, Sitrin, The RAM Restaurant & Brewery, Thorne, BalancePlus, ISS Ice, Sports & Solar, and Brakebush, and is partnered with Laurie Artiss Ltd. – The Pin People, United Airlines, 12th End Sports Network, and CurlingZone.




For more information: Terry Davis, Director of Communications, terry.davis@usacurl.org, 608-338-9900 (mobile) or 715-344-1199, Ext. 202 (office).