PEI native Geri-Lynn Ramsay making return to Alberta Scotties, this time as skip (Calgary Sun)

(by Danel Austin) 

There was always one thing Geri-Lynn Ramsay could count on throughout her curling career.

Every year, she’d compete at the provincial curling championships, whether that was in Prince Edward Island or Alberta.

Geri-Lynn Ramsay, formerly of Crystal Webster’s rink, is aiming at success at the Alberta Scotties as a skip this time around. (File)

In her first year as a skip, though, Ramsay found herself missing out on the chance to compete at the 2016 Alberta Scotties.

It wasn’t a great feeling, and she made sure it didn’t happen again in 2017 this weekend when Ramsay and her team – which consists of third Jody McNabb, second Brittany Tran and lead Claire Tully – strolled through the A qualifier at Southerns in Airdire.

“(Last year) was my first year as a skip, we had a brand new team,” Ramsay said. “I’m really excited to go back to provincials, missing out last year for the first time in my curling career … I’m thrilled to be back.”

While Ramsay’s team probably wouldn’t have been considered to be among the favourites to win the Alberta Scotties a week ago, their performance at Southerns should leave the foursome feeling optimistic.

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