2017 Masters: Women’s Teams

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TEAM EINARSON
SKIP THIRD SECOND LEAD
Einarson
Kerri
Einarson
Kaatz
Selena
Kaatz
Fyfe
Liz
Fyfe
MacCuish
Kristin
MacCuish

WINNIPEG, MB | Team Einarson defeated Team Carey to earn the Tour Challenge Tier 2 title in September and claim a spot in the Masters. Einarson also captured the Tier 2 trophy in 2015 and claimed her first elite-level championship at the Boost National in 2016.


TEAM ENGLOT
SKIP THIRD SECOND LEAD
englot
Michelle
Englot
Cameron
Kate
Cameron
Wilson
Leslie
Wilson
Wescott
Raunora
Westcott

WINNIPEG, MB | Englot competed in her eighth Tournament of Hearts as a skip last season, but her first representing Manitoba. It was a career-best result for Englot as her team earned the silver medal finishing runner-up to Ontario’s Team Homan.


TEAM FLAXEY
SKIP THIRD SECOND LEAD
flaxey
Allison
Flaxey
grandy
Clancy
Grandy
kreviazuk
Lynn
Kreviazuk
court
Morgan
Court

CALEDON, ON | Team Flaxey captured their first career Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling title last season at the Masters defeating Team Homan in the final. Flaxey claimed the Ontario championship in 2014 to represent the province at the national Scotties Tournament of Hearts.


TEAM HARRISON
SKIP THIRD SECOND LEAD
skip
Jacqueline
Harrison
third
Janet
Murphy
second
Stephanie
Matheson
lead
Melissa
Foster

MISSISSAUGA, ON | Team Harrison won the Tour Challenge Tier 2 title last season to move up the ranks and have stayed put among the elite group. They also finished runner-up to Team Homan in the Ontario Scotties.


TEAM HASSELBORG
SKIP THIRD SECOND LEAD
Hasselborg
Anna
Hasselborg
mcmanus
Sara
McManus
knochenahauer
Agnes
Knochenhauer
mabergs
Sofia
Mabergs

SUNDBYBERG, SWE | Team Hasselborg has been selected to represent Sweden at the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. They have finished runner-up at the past two Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling events.


TEAM HOMAN
SKIP THIRD SECOND LEAD
Homan
Rachel
Homan
Miskew
Emma
Miskew
courtney
Joanne
Courtney
Weagle
Lisa
Weagle

OTTAWA, ON | The reigning world champion Homan has won three Masters titles. The team capped last season claiming the Humpty’s Champions Cup. Courtney also earned the Canadian mixed doubles title with Reid Carruthers and took home silver on the world stage.


TEAM JONES
SKIP THIRD SECOND LEAD
Jones
Jennifer
Jones
Lawes
Kaitlyn
Lawes
Officer
Jill
Officer
Dawn
Dawn
McEwen

WINNIPEG, MB | Jones won her record sixth Players’ Championship title in April and has altogether earned seven championships in the series. The team captured gold at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, becoming the first women’s squad to go through the Olympic tournament undefeated.


TEAM MIDDAUGH

SKIP THIRD SECOND LEAD
Middaugh
Sherry
Middaugh
Rizzo
Jo-Ann
Rizzo
tuck
Kim
Tuck
Armstrong
Leigh
Armstrong

COLDWATER, ON | Middaugh has made seven appearances at the Tournament of Hearts with her first representing Saskatchewan in 1996. The team finished runner-up to Team Jones at the 2013 Canadian Olympic Curling Trials. Alternate Kim Tuck is filling in for second Lee Merklinger.


TEAM MUIRHEAD
SKIP THIRD SECOND LEAD
Muirhead
Eve
Muirhead
Sloan
Anna
Sloan
Adams
Vicki
Adams
gray
Lauren
Gray

STIRLING, SCO | Muirhead has won four titles in the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling plus two Bonus Cup championships. She will compete in a third consecutive Winter Games as her team has been selected to represent Great Britain at the 2018 Olympics in South Korea.


TEAM PAETZ
SKIP THIRD SECOND LEAD
Paetz
Alina
Paetz
Lehmann
Nadine
Lehmann
winkelhausen
Marisa
Winkelhausen
Schwaegli
Nicole
Schwaegli

ZURICH, SUI | Paetz bounced back on tour last season winning the International Bernese Ladies Cup and the Swiss curling championship. The team won the world title for Switzerland in 2015.


TEAM SCHEIDEGGER
SKIP THIRD SECOND LEAD
casey
Casey
Scheidegger
mctaggart
Cary-Anne
McTaggart
jessie
Jessie
Scheidegger
moore
Kristie
Moore

LETHBRIDGE, AB | Scheidegger made her top-tier series debut last season at the Meridian Canadian Open and what a debut it was as she stunned the field to win her first Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling title. Moore was the alternate for Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver and earned silver.


TEAM SIDOROVA
SKIP THIRD SECOND LEAD ALTERNATE
Sidorova
Anna
Sidorova
Fomina
Margarita
Fomina
Raeva
Aleksandra
Raeva
Ezekh
Nkeirouka
Ezekh
kovaleva
Alina
Kovaleva

MOSCOW, RUS | Sidorova captured her fourth consecutive medal at the world championship last season picking up silver. Her career-best in the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling series is a runner-up finish at the 2015 Players’ Championship.


TEAM SINCLAIR
SKIP THIRD SECOND LEAD
skip
Jamie
Sinclair
third
Alexandra
Carlson
second
Vicky
Persinger
lead
Monica
Walker

BLAINE, USA | Team Sinclair captured the U.S. national championship last season. They were semifinalists at the Tour Challenge Tier 2 and won the Shorty Jenkins Classic in September.


TEAM SWEETING
SKIP THIRD SECOND LEAD
Sweeting
Val
Sweeting
Olson-Johns
Lori
Olson-Johns
Ferguson
Dana
Ferguson
Brown
Rachel
Brown

EDMONTON, AB | Team Sweeting went 7-0 to successfully defend the Tour Challenge Tier 1 title in September. They also captured the Bonus Cup in 2016-17 as the overall season champions. Sweeting won her first Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling title at the Masters in 2014.


TEAM TIRINZONI
SKIP THIRD SECOND LEAD
Tirinzoni
Silvana
Tirinzoni
siegrist
Manuela
Siegrist
Neuenschwander
Esther
Neuenschwander
Albrecht
Marlene
Albrecht

AARAU, SUI | Team Tirinzoni won the Swiss Olympic Trials earlier this month and will represent their country at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The 2015 Tour Challenge Tier 1 winners finished runner-up at two Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling events last season.