Homan bounces back with decisive win over Denmark
By Fred Sherwin
Orléans skip Rachel Homan calls out
instructions to her front end during their
8-2 win over Denmark at the Ford World Curling
Championships this afternoon. CCA Photo
Homan didn't waste anytime getting back in the win column
today. Less than 24 hours after the two-time defending
Canadian champions suffered their first loss at the World
Championships, they roared back with an impressive win
over Denmark this afternoon to improve their record to
by Orléans skip Rachel Homan, the Ottawa forusome
took advantage of having last rock in the first end by
scoring a deuce. They then stole a point in each of the
next three ends, along with a deuce in the fifth, to pile
up an insurmountable 7-0 lead.
scored a point in the sixth end and stole another point
in the seventh, but after Homan scored a point in the
eighth end the two teams shook hands.
the game, Team Homan lead Lisa Weagle said the difference
in their performance came down to communication.
think the biggest thing was communication; we found we
were just a little bit quiet in the last game, and I think
we play our best when were all talking and sharing
information about lines and weights, and I think we did
that really well in that game," said Weagle. "Everyone
on the team played great; our communication was the way
we wanted it to be, so were really happy with the
effort we put out there today.
team's communicating skills will be put to the test when
they play the United States team this evening. The Americans
are tied with the Canadians at 3-1. Whoever wins tonight's
game will have a leg up in the chase for a top two finish
in the round robin.
p.m., March 17)
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