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Historic win

Sea-Hawks men’s curling team takes AUS championship

Campus and Community

By Memorial University

Memorial’s men’s curlers are the Atlantic University Sport champions.

It’s the first time a Sea-Hawks curling team has taken the championship title.

1/ Action shot

From left, second Zach Young and third Stephen Trickett sweep hard.

Photo: Nick Pearce

2/ Team leader

Skip Adam Boland focuses hard on the ice.

Photo: Nick Pearce

3/ Finer points

Third Stephen Trickett and Adam Boland during the Atlantic University Sport championship tournament.

Photo: Nick Pearce

4/ Victory!

From left, Sea-Hawk curling mens coach Gary Ryan, skip Adam Boland, third Stephen Trickett, second Zach Young and lead Evan Kearley claim the championship banner.

Photo: Nick Pearce

The athletes took the championship in an undefeated weekend with a 10-5 win in the final over the Dalhousie Tigers in Truro, N.S., from Feb. 11-12.

The Sea-Hawks, skipped by Adam Boland and coached by Gary Ryan, scored five in the the third end of the championship game and held off a number of charges by Robert Mayhew and his Tigers rink the rest of the way.

Mr. Boland’s Memorial teammates include Stephen Trickett, Zach Young and Evan Kearley.


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