GUSHUE WINS NATIONALS

 

S U N D A Y

 

GUSHUES TEAM WIN

Brad Gushue and his Newfoundland rink claimed the Nationals Curling championship Sunday as they beat Reid Carruthers 7-2 in the championship game.

It was his 53rd win of the season for Gushue and his rink of Mark Nichols, Brett Gallant and Geoff Walker. Its also his 4th national title.

 

 

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Carruthers 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
Gushue 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 3 7

 

S A T U R D A Y

Brad Gushue and his rink have advanced to the semi-finals of the National Curling event in Oshawa Ontario. Gushue scored four in the seventh end to defeat Thomas Ulsrud 9-4 and move to the semis.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 FINAL
Gushue 0 1 0 2 2 0 4 X 9
Ulsrud 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 X 4

 

 

 

Shooting Percentages:

Players #Shots Points Diff/5 Sweep/10 PCT
 Brad Gushue 14 60 2.08 7.6 91%
 Mark Nichols 14 66 2.24 6.4 100%
 Brett Gallant 14 64 1.96 7.6 96%
 Geoff Walker 14 69 1.42 6.2 100%
 TEAM TOTALS 56 259 1.94 7.0 97%

 

 

 

F R I D A Y

The Brad Gushue rink improved to 3-1 as they defeated Thomas Ulsrud of Norway 4-1 on Friday. Gushue had single counts in the first and fourth end and added two in the sixth to get the win. Brad Gushue will take on Norway’s Thomas Ulsrud in a rematch of their final round-robin game earlier Friday where the 2006 Olympic gold medallist from St. John’s came out on top to qualify.

 

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Gushue 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 X 4
Ulsrud 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 X 2

 

 

Shooting Percentages:

#Shots Points Diff/5 Sweep/10 PCT
 Brad Gushue 16 75 2.16 5.6 99%
 Mark Nichols 16 68 2.38 6.5 91%
 Brett Gallant 16 74 3.04 5.6 100%
 Geoff Walker 16 77 2.12 5.6 100%
 TEAM TOTALS 64 294 2.42 5.8 98%