Ooks Earn Three Medals At ACAC Championships

Ooks Earn Three Medals At ACAC Championships

OLDS, ALTA. - The NAIT Ooks Curling team captured three medals at the ACAC Curling Championships this past weekend in Olds.

The mixed team claimed gold as they defeated the Lakeland Rustlers 7-3 after going -1 in round robin play. The men fell to the Concordia Thunder 5-2 to claim a silver medal. The women would take home bronze as they defeated the Red Deer College Queens 8-7 in extra ends. 

The men's and women's teams will now head to the CCAA/Curling Canada National Championships in Fredericton, New Brunswick March 15-19. 

At the ACAC All-Conference awards banquet Friday night, the men's team (Trygg JensenJonah TobinskiJohn Ritchie and Brett Winfield) was named as the entire ACAC Men's All-Conference Team. While Ryan Saville was named to the mixed team.

Day 1 Results: 

Men: 2-0 - W 8-4 vs. Lakeland, W 9-3 vs. RDC

Women: 0-2 - L 8-5 vs. RDC, L 7-1 vs. UAA

Mixed: 1-1 - L 7-1 vs. UAA, W 7-5 vs. UAA

Day 2 Results: 

Men: 2-0 - W 6-2 vs. Concordia, W 7-6 vs. Concordia

Women: 0-2 - L 7-6 vs. MacEwan, L 7-1 vs. RDC

Mixed: 2-0 - W 7-6 vs. UAA, W 6-5 vs. UAA

Day 3 Results

Men: L 5-2 vs. Concordia - Silver

Women: W 8-7 vs. RDC - Bronze

Mixed: W 7-3 vs. Lakeland - Gold