Holland College finishes out of the playoffs at Canadian College Curling Ch’ships

Holland College, represented by the men’s team of Christian Tolusso (skip), Alex Sutherland (3rd), Taylor McInnis (2nd), Patrick Moore (lead), and Angela Hodgson (coach) ended play today with a 3-4 win-loss record at the Canadian College Invitational Curling Championships, hosted by Fleming College, and taking place at the Peterborough Curling Club. In today’s games, the Island rink lost 6-5 in an extra end to Fanshawe, and 9-5 to the University of Alberta (Augustana Campus).

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Photo (L-R):  Christian Tolusso (skip), Alex Sutherland (3rd), Taylor McInnis (2nd), Patrick Moore (lead), Angela Hodgson (coach)

Fanshawe finished first in the men’s section with a 7-0 record, followed by Red Deer and U of A (Augustana) at 5-2. Fanshawe was also first in the women’s division, at 6-1, followed by the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) from Edmonton, and the Grand Prairie Regional College, both at 5-2. The second and third place teams square off in the semi-finals, Saturday at noon, with the semi-final winners taking on the first place team in the 4 pm finals (all times Eastern).

Eight men’s and eight women’s rinks took part, from Ontario, Alberta, and PEI. The college curling championships have been brought back this year after a break of close to 20 years.

The event website is at: http://www.flemingathletics.ca/ccaacurling/

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