Teams Ferguson and Smith begin play at 1 pm (Smith), 6 pm (Ferguson) at the Canadian Juniors

 

PEI’s Tyler Smith and Lauren Ferguson teams are competing in the 2020 New Holland Canadian Juniors, which take place Jan. 18-26, 2020 at the George Preston Recreation Centre, Langley, B.C.  Opening draw is at 1 pm Saturday, PEI time.

Event website: https://www.curling.ca/2020juniors/

Fourteen men’s and 14 women’s teams will compete for Canadian titles, separated into two seven-team pools per gender for an initial round robin, followed by a Championship Round (top four in each pool) leading to the playoffs. The top team advances to its respective final on Sunday, Jan. 26, while the second- and third-place teams meet in a semifinal on Saturday, Jan. 25, to determine the other finalist.

Selected round-robin games from the New Holland Canadian Junior Championships will be streamed live at Curling Canada’s YouTube page, which you can access by CLICKING HERE.

TSN/RDS2 will carry complete live coverage of the semifinals (women at 11 a.m. [all times PT], men at 4 p.m.) on Jan. 25 and finals (women at 9 a.m., men at 2 p.m.). 

Link to TSN Curling Schedule: https://www.tsn.ca/2019-20-curling-broadcast-schedule-1.593081

The winning teams will then represent Canada at the World Juniors in Russia.

Click for live Junior Men’s results

Click for live Junior Women’s results

Here is the round-robin schedule (click to enlarge). Add 4 hours for PEI time.

Click to link to PEI Junior Men’s schedule and results (PEI time)

Click to link to PEI Junior Women’s schedule and results (PEI time)

Click to link to Manitoba Junior Women’s (with Lauren Lenentine) schedule and results (PEI time)

PEI Team Bios (from the event Media Guide)

PEI Junior Men

(R-L) – SKIP: Tyler Smith, THIRD: Ryan Abraham, SECOND: Jake Flemming, LEAD: Ryan Lowery, COACH: Philip Gorveatt (not in picture)

 

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND – MONTAGUE CURLING CLUB

TYLER SMITH

POSITION: Skip
AGE: 21 (August 20, 1998, Charlottetown)
OCCUPATION: Owner/operator (Smith Customs & Fabrication)
YEARS CURLED: 15

HIGHLIGHTS

NEW HOLLAND CANADIAN JUNIOR MEN’S UNDER-21 CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP – (5)
2019 at Prince Albert, Sask. (4-4, Prince Edward Island skip); 2018 at Shawinigan, Que. (4-5, New Brunswick third [Liam Marin]); 2017 at Victoria (2-5, Prince Edward Island skip); 2015 at Corner Brook, N.L. (5-4, Prince Edward Island skip); 2013 at Fort McMurray, Alta. (3-6, Prince Edward Island. skip)
CANADIAN MIXED CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP – (1 )
2017 at Yarmouth, N.S. (3-6, P.E.I. third [Veronica Smith])
CANADA WINTER GAMES – ( 2 )
2015 at Prince George, B.C. (3-4, P.E.I. skip); 2011 at Halifax (2-4, P.E.I. skip)

RYAN ABRAHAM

POSITION: Vice-skip
AGE: 20 (July 15, 1999, Halifax)
OCCUPATION: Sport and Leisure Management student (Holland College)
YEARS CURLED: 16

HIGHLIGHTS

NEW HOLLAND CANADIAN JUNIOR MEN’S UNDER-21 CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP – (3)
2019 at Prince Albert, Sask. (4-4, Prince Edward Island third [Tyler Smith]); 2016 at Stratford, Ont. (5-4, Nova Scotia second [Matthew Manuel]); 2015 at Corner Brook, N.L. (4-5, Nova Scotia second [Matthew Manuel])
CANADIAN UNDER-18 BOYS CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP – (1 )
2017 at Moncton, N.B. (6-4, silver medal, Nova Scotia skip)
CANADIAN MIXED DOUBLES CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP – (1 )
2019 at Fredericton, N.B. (2-5, w/ Rachel O’Connor)
CANADA WINTER GAMES – ( 1 )
2015 at Prince George, B.C. (5-2, Nova Scotia second [Matthew Manuel])

JAKE FLEMMING

POSITION: Second
AGE: 20 (February 26, 1999, Halifax)
OCCUPATION: Firefighting and first responder student (Holland College)
YEARS CURLED: 9

HIGHLIGHTS

CANADIAN UNDER-18 BOYS CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP – (1 )
2017 at Moncton, N.B. (6-4, silver medal, Nova Scotia second [Ryan Abraham])

RYAN LOWERY

POSITION: Lead
AGE: 19 (May 31, 2000, Charlottetown)
OCCUPATION: Energy system engineering technology student (Holland College)
YEARS CURLED: 12

HIGHLIGHTS

NEW HOLLAND CANADIAN JUNIOR MEN’S UNDER-21 CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP – (2)

2019 at Prince Albert, Sask. (4-4, Prince Edward Island lead [Tyler Smith]);
2015 at Corner Brook, N.L. (5-4, Prince Edward Island lead [Tyler Smith])

CANADA WINTER GAMES – ( 1 )

2015 at Prince George, B.C. (3-4, Prince Edward Island lead [Tyler Smith])

PHILIP GORVEATT

POSITION: Coach
AGE: 54 (August 28, 1965, Charlottetown)
OCCUPATION: Networks Operations (Rogers Communications)

YEARS COACHED: 8

COACHING
Tim Hortons Brier: Coached Prince Edward Island (skip Eddie MacKenzie) in 2018 (3-5 at Regina)

 

PEI Junior Women

Photo (L-R) – SKIP:  Lauren Ferguson, THIRD: Sydney Howatt, SECOND: Kristie Rogers, LEAD: Rachel O’Connor, COACH: Patrick J. Quilty

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND – CORNWALL CURLING CLUB

LAUREN FERGUSON

POSITION: Skip
AGE: 17 (July 12, 2002, Summerside, P.E.I.)
OCCUPATION: Grade 12 student (Kensington Intermediate Senior High School)
YEARS CURLED: 8

HIGHLIGHTS

NEW HOLLAND CANADIAN JUNIOR WOMEN’S UNDER-21 CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP – (1 )
2019 at Prince Albert, Sask. (2-7, Prince Edward Island skip)

CANADIAN UNDER-18 GIRLS CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP – (2)

2019 at Sherwood Park, Alta. (3-3, Prince Edward Island skip); 2018 at St. Andrews, N.B. (3-3, Prince Edward Island skip)

CANADIAN MIXED DOUBLES CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP – (1 )

2018 at Leduc, Alta. (1-6, w/ Calvin Smith)

CANADA WINTER GAMES – ( 1 )

2019 at Red Deer, Alta. (4-5, Prince Edward Island skip)

SYDNEY HOWATT

POSITION: Vice-skip
AGE: 17 (March 31, 2002, Charlottetown, P.E.I.)
OCCUPATION: Grade 12 student (Bluefield High School)
YEARS CURLED: 7

KRISTIE ROGERS

POSITION: Second
AGE: 20 (January 5, 2000, Charlottetown)
OCCUPATION: Student (University of Prince Edward Island)

YEARS CURLED: 12

HIGHLIGHTS

NEW HOLLAND CANADIAN JUNIOR WOMEN’S UNDER-21 CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP – (2)

2018 at Shawinigan, Que. (5-5, Prince Edward Island third [Lauren Lenentine]); 2017 at Victoria (4-6, Prince Edward Island third [Lauren Lenentine])

CANADIAN UNDER-18 GIRLS CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP – (1 )

2017 at Moncton, N.B. (4-4, Prince Edward Island third [Lauren Lenentine])

RACHEL O’CONNOR

POSITION: Lead
AGE: 21 (January 12, 1999, Charlottetown)
OCCUPATION: Receptionist, Pure Spa and Modo Yoga

YEARS CURLED: 14

HIGHLIGHTS

NEW HOLLAND CANADIAN JUNIOR WOMEN’S UNDER-21 CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP – (2)

2018 at Shawinigan, Que. (5-5, Prince Edward Island lead [Lauren Lenentine]); 2017 at Victoria (4-6, Prince Edward Island lead [Lauren Lenentine])

CANADIAN UNDER-18 GIRLS CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP – (1 )

2017 at Moncton, N.B. (4-4, Prince Edward Island lead [Lauren Lenentine])

CANADIAN MIXED DOUBLES CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP – (1 )

2019 at Fredericton, N.B. (2-5, w/ Ryan Abraham)

PAT QUILTY

POSITION: Coach
AGE: 60 (August 31, 1959, Toronto)
OCCUPATION: Lab operations manager (PEI Potato Quality Institute)
YEARS COACHED: 18

HIGHLIGHTS

COACHING
Canadian juniors: Coached Prince Edward Island (skip Lauren Lenentine) in 2017 (4-6 at Victoria), 2018 (5-5 at Shawinigan, Que.);
U18 championship: Coached Prince Edward Island (skip Lauren Lenentine) in 2017 (4-4 at Moncton, N.B.) and (skip Lauren Ferguson) in 2019 (3-3 at Sherwood Park, Alta.)

 

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