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Team Manitoba, 2015 M&M Meat Shops Canadian Juniors gold-medallists, from left, skip Braden Calvert, third Kyle Kurz, second Lucas Van Den Bosch, lead Brendan Wilson. Top, coach Tom Clasper. (Photo, CCA/Michael Burns)

Team Manitoba, 2015 M&M Meat Shops Canadian Juniors gold-medallists, from left, skip Braden Calvert, third Kyle Kurz, second Lucas Van Den Bosch, lead Brendan Wilson. Top, coach Tom Clasper. (Photo, CCA/Michael Burns)

U of M students win national championship

February 3, 2015 — 

Team Manitoba is skipped by U of M Agricultural and Food Sciences student Braden Calvert, and on Feb. 1 his team won gold at the 2015 M&M Meat Shops Canadian Juniors, the Canadian Curling Association reports.

Calvert and his teammates, also U of M students, will now represent Canada at the 2015 World Junior Championships, beginning Feb. 28 in Tallinn, Estonia.

The gold winners include third Kyle Kurz (University 1), second Lucas Van Den Bosch (Asper School), and lead Brendan Wilson.

Calvert won gold last year at these games and is now only the fourth skip to accomplish such a feat.

Congrats and good luck at the world championships!

 

 

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