2012 St. Paul Cash Spiel

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2012 St. Paul Cash Spiel
Host city St. Paul, Minnesota
Arena St. Paul Curling Club
Dates October 12–14
Men's winner Minnesota John Shuster
Skip John Shuster
Third Jeff Isaacson
Second Jared Zezel
Lead John Landsteiner
Finalist Minnesota Todd Birr
Women's winner New York (state) Patti Lank
Skip Patti Lank
Third Mackenzie Lank
Second Nina Spatola
Lead Caitlin Maroldo
Finalist Minnesota Margie Smith

The 2012 St. Paul Cash Spiel was held from October 12 to 14 at the St. Paul Curling Club in St. Paul, Minnesota as part of the 2012–13 World Curling Tour. The event was held in a round robin format, and the purses for the men's and women's events were USD$16,000 and USD$7,200, respectively.[1][2] In the men's final, John Shuster defeated Todd Birr with a score of 6–4 to win his second World Curling Tour title as skip, while Patti Lank defeated Margie Smith in the women's final with a score of 7–2 to claim her second consecutive title at the St. Paul Cash Spiel.

Men[edit]

Teams[edit]

The teams are listed as follows:[3]

Skip Third Second Lead Locale
Kent Beadle Randy Cumming Vince Bernet John Ustice Minnesota St. Paul, Minnesota
Ryan Berg Al Gulseth Mark Gulseth Jordan Brown North Dakota West Fargo, North Dakota
Todd Birr Doug Pottinger Tom O'Connor Kevin Birr Minnesota Mankato, Minnesota
Trevor Bonot Allen Macsemchuk Chris Briand Tim Jewett Ontario Thunder Bay, Ontario
Bryan Burgess Mike Pozihun Dale Weirsema Pat Berezoski Ontario Ontario
Jeffrey Erickson Lionel Locke Merlin Orvig John Krenz Minnesota St. Paul, Minnesota
Mike Farbelow Kevin Deeren Kraig Deeren Mark Lazar Minnesota St. Paul, Minnesota
Eric Fenson Trevor Andrews Blake Morton Calvin Weber Minnesota Bemidji, Minnesota
Pete Fenson Shawn Rojeski Joe Polo Ryan Brunt Minnesota Bemidji, Minnesota
Christopher Plys (fourth) Tyler George (skip) Rich Ruohonen Colin Hufman Minnesota Duluth, Minnesota
Dale Gibbs William Raymond James Honsvall Perry Tholl Minnesota St. Paul, Minnesota
Geoff Goodland Tim Solin Pete Westberg Ken Olson Minnesota St. Paul, Minnesota
Evan Jensen Daniel Metcalf Dan Ruehl Steve Gebauer Minnesota St. Paul, Minnesota
Dylan Johnston Cody Johnston Travis Showalter Jay Turner Ontario Thunder Bay, Ontario
Andy Jukich Lyle Sige Matt Zyblut Duane Rutan Minnesota Duluth, Minnesota
Ryan Lemke Nathan Gebert John Lilla Casey Konopacky Wisconsin Medford, Wisconsin
Justin McBride Ryan Harty Mark Piskura Joel Calhoun California Orange County, California
Ethan Meyers Kyle Kakela Trevor Host Cameron Ross Minnesota Duluth, Minnesota
Matt Mielke Alex Leichter Nate Clark Stephen Dropkin Massachusetts Boston, Massachusetts
Kris Perkovich Aaron Wald Kevin Johnson Taylor Skalsky Minnesota Chisholm, Minnesota
Greg Persinger Nick Myers Sean Murray Tim Gartner Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska
Jeff Puleo Derek Surka Joel Cooper Cooper Smith Minnesota Forest Lake, Minnesota
John Shuster Jeff Isaacson Jared Zezel John Landsteiner Minnesota Duluth, Minnesota
Evan Workin Parker Shook Cole Jaeger Spencer Tuskowski North Dakota Fargo, North Dakota

Round Robin Standings[edit]

Final Round Robin Standings[4][5]

Key
Teams to Playoffs
Pool A W L
Ontario Dylan Johnston 4 1
Minnesota Pete Fenson 4 1
Minnesota Andy Jukich 3 2
Wisconsin Ryan Lemke 3 2
Massachusetts Matt Mielke 1 4
California Justin McBride 0 5
Pool B W L
Minnesota John Shuster 4 1
Minnesota Geoff Goodland 4 1
Minnesota Eric Fenson 3 2
Alaska Greg Persinger 3 2
Minnesota Jeffrey Erickson 1 4
North Dakota Evan Workin 0 5
Pool C W L
Minnesota Todd Birr 5 0
Minnesota Kris Perkovich 3 2
Ontario Trevor Bonot 3 2
Minnesota Mike Farbelow 2 3
Minnesota Dale Gibbs 1 4
Minnesota Jeff Puleo 1 4
Pool D W L
Minnesota Tyler George 5 0
Ontario Bryan Burgess 4 1
Minnesota Ethan Meyers 3 2
Minnesota Evan Jensen 2 3
Minnesota Kent Beadle 1 4
North Dakota Ryan Berg 0 5

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                 
Ontario Dylan Johnston 9
Minnesota Kris Perkovich 3
Ontario Dylan Johnston 3
Minnesota John Shuster 7
Minnesota John Shuster 6
Ontario Bryan Burgess 2
Minnesota John Shuster 6
Minnesota Todd Birr 4
Minnesota Tyler George 7
Minnesota Pete Fenson 2
Minnesota Tyler George 4
Minnesota Todd Birr 6
Minnesota Todd Birr 7
Minnesota Geoff Goodland 3

Women[edit]

Teams[edit]

The teams are listed as follows:[6]

Skip Third Second Lead Locale
Alexandra Carlson Monica Walker Kendall Moulton Jordan Moulton Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota
Cory Christensen Rebecca Funk Anna Bauman Sonja Bauman Minnesota Duluth, Minnesota
Gabrielle Coleman Britt Rjanikov Ann Drummie Mary Shields California San Francisco, California
Brigid Ellig Heather Van Sistine Sara Shuster Julia Boles Minnesota St. Paul, Minnesota
Rebecca Hamilton Molly Bonner Tara Peterson Sophie Brorson Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin
Shelly Kinney Amy Lou Anderson Theresa Hoffoss Julie Smith Minnesota Minnesota
Patti Lank Mackenzie Lank Nina Spatola Caitlin Maroldo New York (state) Lewiston, New York
Charrissa Lin Sherri Schummer Emilia Juocys Senja Lopac Connecticut New Haven, Connecticut
Joyance Meechai Casey Cucchiarelli Jen Cahak Courtney Shaw New York (state) New York, New York
Cassandra Potter Jamie Haskell Jackie Lemke Steph Sambor Minnesota St. Paul, Minnesota
Margie Smith Norma O'Leary Debbie Dexter Shelly Kosal Minnesota St. Paul, Minnesota
Miranda Solem Vicky Persenger Karlie Koenig Chelsea Solem Minnesota Cohasset, Minnesota

Round Robin Standings[edit]

Final Round Robin Standings[4][7]

Key
Teams to Playoffs
Teams to Tiebreaker
Pool A W L
Minnesota Cassandra Potter 4 1
Minnesota Margie Smith 3 2
Minnesota Alexandra Carlson 3 2
Minnesota Shelly Kinney 3 2
Minnesota Cory Christensen 2 3
New York (state) Joyance Meechai 0 5
Pool B W L
Wisconsin Rebecca Hamilton 4 1
New York (state) Patti Lank 4 1
Minnesota Miranda Solem 4 1
Connecticut Charrissa Lin 2 3
California Gabrielle Coleman 1 4
Minnesota Brigid Ellig 0 5

Tiebreaker[edit]

Team Final
New York (state) Patti Lank 7
Minnesota Miranda Solem 3

Playoffs[edit]

Semifinals Final
           
1 Wisconsin Rebecca Hamilton 5
4 Minnesota Margie Smith 6
Minnesota Margie Smith 2
New York (state) Patti Lank 7
3 Minnesota Cassandra Potter 3
2 New York (state) Patti Lank 4

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