Homan drops game to Switzerland, win streak ends at 15
By Fred Sherwin
Team Homan's 15-game winning streak came to
an end on Sunday with an 8-2 loss to Switzerland
in the fifth draw at the Ford World Curling
Championships. CP photo
knew it had to end sometime. After 15 straight wins, dating
back to the opening draw of the Scotties Tournament of
Hearts, Rachel Homan and her rink of Emma Miskew, Alison
Kreviazuk and Lisa Weagle have finally suffered a loss,
dropping an 8-2 decision to Switzerland at the Ford World
Homan fell victim to their own poor shooting, combined
with several key shots by Swiss skip Binia Feltscher,
to fall to 2-1 ar the Ford World Championships, while
the Swiss improved to 3-0 along with the United States
who pummelled Denmark 13-2 in six ends.
trailing 4-2 after five ends, Homan and company were still
confident they could play themselves back in the game.
A Swiss steal of one in the sixth and a miissed raise
takeout attempt by Homan to allow Switzerland to steal
two more in the seventh proved too much for the Canadian
foursome to overcome.
the Swiss extended their lead to six points with another
steal in the eighth, there was nothing left to do but
Homan will be looking to bounce back against Denmark in
Monday's afternoon draw before taking on the undeated
American team Monday evening.
p.m., March 16)
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