FREDERICTON – Alex Gallant of Summerside will compete in the U Sports national curling championships.
Alex Gallant. Photo credit: James West
Gallant played lead on the Jack Smeltzer skipped UNB rink that finished runner-up in the Atlantic University Sport men’s curling championship at the Fredericton Capital Winter Club on Sunday.
The UNB rink lost 8-1 to the Robert Mayhew-skipped Dalhousie entry in the championship game.
The two finalists both qualified for the nationals in Leduc, Alta., from March 24 to 28.
(L-R): Veronica Smith, Sabrina Smith, Chloe McCloskey, Meghan Ching, coach Paul Smith.
Photo credit: James West
In women’s play, the UPEI entry of skip Veronica Smith, third stone Sabrina Smith, second stone Chloe McCloskey and lead Meghan Ching dropped a 3-2 decision to Mount Allison in the semifinals.
Mount Allison defeated Memorial 6-2 in the women’s final.