UPEI Women (Sabrina Smith) 1-1, Men (Chris Gallant) 1-0 after opening day at the AUS Ch’ships

Day one is over at the Subway Atlantic University Sport (AUS) Curling Championships at the Truro Curling Club, and both UPEI teams have a win under their belts.

Opening  ceremonies (Twitter @UPEIPanthers)


Team UPEI women vs. UNB (Twitter @UPEIPanthers)

Team UPEI Women, skipped by Sabrina Smith, lost their opener 8-3 to UNB, but rebounded with a come-from-behind win against Saint Mary’s, trailing 6-1 after 5 ends, but taking four points in the sixth and stealing the seventh and eighth ends to pull out a 7-6 win.

Team UPEI Women at the fourth end break vs. SMU (Twitter @UPEIPanthers)

Team UPEI Men, skipped by Christopher Gallant, had only one game on opening day, against St. FX, winning it handily – 11-3 in six ends. 

Team UPEI Men (Twitter @UPEIPanthers)

UPEI Men opening draw action (Twitter @UPEIPanthers)

Team UNB Men, which includes PEI native Alex Sutherland, is 2-0 on the men’s side.

Friday’s schedule for UPEI teams:

Draw #3, 9:00 am: UPEI Men vs. Memorial University

Draw #4, 12:30 pm: UPEI Women vs. Dalhousie University

Draw #5, 4:00 pm: UPEI Men vs. Dalhousie University

Draw #6, 7:30 pm: UPEI Women vs. St. Francis University

Live results at Curling.ca

Livestream coverage of some games at austv.ca/

The Championships run through Feb. 12.

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