Homan awaits playoff opponent after finishing round robin
in third place
native Rachel Homan will get the day off at
the Women's World Curling Championships as
she awaits the results of a series of tiebreakers
to detemine who she will play in the 3-vs-4
playoff game on Saturday. File photo
finishing the round robun portion of the Women's World
Curling Championship in third place, Orléans native
Rachel Homan must wait for a series of tiebreakers to
play out before she will find out whp her opponent will
be in the 3 vs 4 Page playoff game.
Russia and the U.S.A. all finished the round robin with
identical 6-5 records. The Swiss and the Russians will
play in the first tiebreaker game with the winner moving
on to face the U.S.A. for the right to play Canada early
clinching a playoff berth with a win over China early
Friday morning, Homan and her team of third Emma Miskew,
second Alison Kreviazuk and lead Lisa Weagle, made short
work of Japan beating them 8-4 after jumping out to a
Homan has beaten both Switzerland and Russia during the
round robin, but lost to the United States. Their other
two losses came against the two front runners Sweden and
Scotland who will play in the 1 vs 2 playoff game.
Canada win their first playoff game they will take on
the lose of the Sweden vs Scotland game in the semi-final
and the winner in the final.
a tall order to fill, but Homan only needs to look back
to the recent Canadian men's championship for inspirtation.
Saskatchewan's Brad Facob's won the Brier after finishing
the round robin in third place.
7:30 a.m., March 22)
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