Smeltzer Rink Into AUS Semi-finals

Smeltzer Rink Into AUS Semi-finals

(FREDERICTON, NB) The semi-final pairings are set at the 2018 Subway Atlantic University Sport Curling Championships, in Fredericton.

In women’s play, the Krista Nix rink from Mount Allison will face UPEI’s Veronica Smith, while Dal’s Kaitlyn Jones will take on Memorial’s Rebecca Roberts.

In the final round-robin draws, on Saturday, the Mounties scored a pair of 8-2 wins over the host UNB Varsity Reds and St FX.

Smith and the Panthers scored four in the seventh end as they beat X 8-6 after dumping Memorial 6-2.

Jones and the Tigers had a four point end of their own, in a 10-3 win over Saint Mary’s.

In men’s play, the host Varsity Reds face Memorial in one semi-final, and Saint Mary’s meets Dal in the other.

In round robin action, UNB’s Jack Smeltzer rink gave up three runs in the final two ends, but hung on to beat the Sea-Hawks 7-6. The Varsity Reds also beat Acadia 12-3.

Dal stole two in the fifth end as they beat St FX 7-2.

Sunday’s semi-finals will be played at 9:00am, at Fredericton’s Capital Winter Club.

The women’s and men’s finals will begin at 1:00pm.