2014 United States Women's Curling Championship

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2014 United States Women's Curling Championship
Host city Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Arena IceWorks Skating Complex
Dates March 1–8
Winner Wisconsin Nina Spatola
Curling club Madison CC, Madison
Skip Nina Spatola
Third Becca Hamilton
Second Tara Peterson
Lead Sophie Brorson
Finalist Minnesota Allison Pottinger
2014 United States
National Curling Championships
Tournament
men  women
Qualifiers
men  women

The 2014 Labatt[1] United States Women's Curling Championship was held from March 1 to 8 at the IceWorks Skating Complex in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It will be held in conjunction with the 2014 United States Men's Curling Championship.

Road to the Nationals[edit]

A total of ten teams will be able to participate in the women's national championship by qualifying through the High Performance Program, through the World Curling Tour Order of Merit, or through a challenge round.[2]

Teams[edit]

There will be ten teams participating in this year's national championship. The teams are listed as follows:[3]

Skip Third Second Lead Alternate Locale Qualification Method
Allison Pottinger Nicole Joraanstad Natalie Nicholson Tabitha Peterson Minnesota St. Paul, Minnesota High Performance Program committee selection[2]
Cassandra Potter Jamie Haskell Jaclyn Lemke Stephanie Sambor Minnesota St. Paul, Minnesota High Performance Program committee selection[2]
Courtney George Aileen Sormunen Amanda McLean Monica Walker Minnesota Duluth, Minnesota Order of Merit
Nina Spatola Becca Hamilton Tara Peterson Sophie Brorson Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin Order of Merit
Alexandra Carlson Jamie Sinclair Emilia Juocys Sherri Schummer Minnesota St. Paul, Minnesota Challenge Round
Caitlin Maroldo Rebeca Andrew Abigail Morrison Emily Walker New York (state) Rochester, New York Challenge Round
Abigayle Lindgren Katie Sigurdson Emily Lindgren Kelsey Colwell Madeline Shaft North Dakota Grand Forks, North Dakota Challenge Round
Amy Lou Anderson Megan Delaney Theresa Hoffoss Julie Smith Shelly Kinney Minnesota St. Paul, Minnesota Challenge Round
Sarah Anderson Courtney Anderson-Slata Taylor Anderson Emily Anderson Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Challenge Round
Gabrielle Coleman1 Elle LeBeau Maureen Stolt Cynthia Eng-Dinsel Em Good Washington (state) Seattle, Washington2 Challenge Round
Notes
  1. ^ Coleman sat out due to illness for Draws 3 and 4, and Stolt replaced Coleman at the skip position. Coleman returned to play in Draw 5. She played as second in Draws 5–7, and played third in Draws 8 and 9, swapping positions with LeBeau.
  2. ^ The team's locale is listed as Seattle, Washington, based on the locale of the original skip of the team, Good. Coleman is from San Francisco, California, and Stolt, the team's alternate, is from Plymouth, Minnesota.

Round robin standings[edit]

Final Round Robin Standings

Key
Teams to Playoffs
Teams to Tiebreaker
Skip W L PF PA Ends
Won
Ends
Lost
Blank
Ends
Stolen
Ends
Shot
Pct.
Minnesota Allison Pottinger 7 2 69 43 39 32 10 14 80%
Wisconsin Nina Spatola 7 2 78 46 40 29 6 17 80%
Minnesota Cassandra Potter 7 2 63 41 37 30 12 16 78%
Minnesota Courtney George 6 3 68 48 40 30 10 17 79%
Minnesota Alexandra Carlson 6 3 61 66 41 38 6 12 77%
Pennsylvania Sarah Anderson 4 5 53 58 31 36 14 5 71%
New York (state) Caitlin Maroldo 3 6 45 69 29 36 15 7 70%
Washington (state) Gabrielle Coleman 3 6 46 65 35 39 12 9 73%
North Dakota Abigayle Lindgren 1 8 52 75 31 45 9 2 71%
Minnesota Amy Lou Anderson 1 8 41 75 29 39 8 6 68%

Round robin results[edit]

All draw times are listed in Eastern Standard Time (UTC−7).[4][5]

Draw 1[edit]

Saturday, March 1, 4:30 pm

Sheet 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Cassandra Potter 0 3 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 X 8
Minnesota Courtney George Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 X 6
Sheet 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Final
New York (state) Caitlin Maroldo Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 2 0 2 10
North Dakota Abigayle Lindgren 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 8
Sheet 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Alexandra Carlson Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 X 8
Minnesota Amy Lou Anderson 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 X 6
Sheet 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Final
Minnesota Allison Pottinger 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 6
Pennsylvania Sarah Anderson Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
Sheet 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Washington (state) Gabrielle Coleman Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 X X X 2
Wisconsin Nina Spatola 0 2 3 0 0 3 4 X X X 12

Draw 2[edit]

Sunday, March 2, 8:00 am

Sheet 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Wisconsin Nina Spatola 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 1 X X 7
Minnesota Amy Lou Anderson Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 X X 3
Sheet 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Washington (state) Gabrielle Coleman 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 X 3
Minnesota Courtney George Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 2 1 1 0 2 2 1 X 10
Sheet 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Pennsylvania Sarah Anderson Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 X 6
North Dakota Abigayle Lindgren 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 X 3
Sheet 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Alexandra Carlson 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 9
New York (state) Caitlin Maroldo Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 3 0 8
Sheet 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Allison Pottinger Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 6
Minnesota Cassandra Potter 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 4

Draw 3[edit]

Sunday, March 2, 4:00 pm

Sheet 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Alexandra Carlson 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 7
North Dakota Abigayle Lindgren Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 6
Sheet 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Amy Lou Anderson 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 X X X 2
Minnesota Allison Pottinger Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 3 0 1 3 0 3 X X X 10
Sheet 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
New York (state) Caitlin Maroldo 0 0 1 0 1 0 X X X X 2
Wisconsin Nina Spatola Hammer (Last Stone First End) 3 1 0 3 0 2 X X X X 9
Sheet 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Washington (state) Gabrielle Coleman Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 6
Minnesota Cassandra Potter 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 5
Sheet 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Pennsylvania Sarah Anderson 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 6
Minnesota Courtney George Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 5

Draw 4[edit]

Monday, March 3, 12:00 pm

Sheet 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Courtney George 0 2 1 0 0 0 4 4 X X 11
New York (state) Caitlin Maroldo Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 X X 4
Sheet 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Cassandra Potter 0 1 2 0 1 2 0 3 X X 9
Pennsylvania Sarah Anderson Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 X X 3
Sheet 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Washington (state) Gabrielle Coleman 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 X 4
Minnesota Allison Pottinger Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 3 0 1 0 2 0 1 X 9
Sheet 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Amy Lou Anderson Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 2 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 10
North Dakota Abigayle Lindgren 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 3 11
Sheet 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Wisconsin Nina Spatola Hammer (Last Stone First End) 3 2 0 4 0 0 3 X X X 12
Minnesota Alexandra Carlson 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 X X X 4

Draw 5[edit]

Monday, March 3, 8:00 pm

Sheet 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Pennsylvania Sarah Anderson Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 8
Minnesota Alexandra Carlson 0 0 3 0 1 0 4 1 0 0 9
Sheet 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Allison Pottinger Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 2 0 4 4 X X X X X 11
New York (state) Caitlin Maroldo 0 0 1 0 0 X X X X X 1
Sheet 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Amy Lou Anderson Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 X 6
Minnesota Cassandra Potter 0 0 1 2 0 2 3 0 0 X 8
Sheet 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Courtney George Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 X X 2
Wisconsin Nina Spatola 1 3 1 0 0 1 2 1 X X 9
Sheet 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Final
North Dakota Abigayle Lindgren Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 6
Washington (state) Gabrielle Coleman 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 7

Draw 6[edit]

Tuesday, March 4, 12:00 pm

Sheet 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Amy Lou Anderson 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 X 4
Washington (state) Gabrielle Coleman Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 1 0 2 1 0 1 1 2 X 9
Sheet 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Wisconsin Nina Spatola 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 4
Minnesota Cassandra Potter Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 6
Sheet 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Courtney George 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 1 7
Minnesota Alexandra Carlson Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 5
Sheet 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
North Dakota Abigayle Lindgren 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 X 5
Minnesota Allison Pottinger Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 2 0 3 0 0 2 0 X 8
Sheet 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
New York (state) Caitlin Maroldo 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 3 0 9
Pennsylvania Sarah Anderson Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 8

Draw 7[edit]

Tuesday, March 4, 8:00 pm

Sheet 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
North Dakota Abigayle Lindgren 0 0 0 0 0 2 X X X X 2
Minnesota Cassandra Potter Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 3 1 3 0 X X X X 9
Sheet 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Courtney George Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 4 1 1 0 1 1 X X 9
Minnesota Amy Lou Anderson 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 X X 3
Sheet 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Wisconsin Nina Spatola Hammer (Last Stone First End) 3 0 2 0 2 1 1 X X X 9
Pennsylvania Sarah Anderson 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 X X X 2
Sheet 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Final
New York (state) Caitlin Maroldo Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
Washington (state) Gabrielle Coleman 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Sheet 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Alexandra Carlson 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 6
Minnesota Allison Pottinger Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 5

Draw 8[edit]

Wednesday, March 5, 12:00 pm

Sheet 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Final
Minnesota Allison Pottinger Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 1 1 1 9
Wisconsin Nina Spatola 1 1 2 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 8
Sheet 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Alexandra Carlson Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 2 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 1 8
Washington (state) Gabrielle Coleman 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 5
Sheet 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Cassandra Potter Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 X 5
New York (state) Caitlin Maroldo 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 X 3
Sheet 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Pennsylvania Sarah Anderson Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 3 0 4 0 X X X X 9
Minnesota Amy Lou Anderson 0 1 0 0 0 1 X X X X 2
Sheet 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Courtney George Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 2 X 10
North Dakota Abigayle Lindgren 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 X 5

Draw 9[edit]

Wednesday, March 5, 8:00 pm

Sheet 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Washington (state) Gabrielle Coleman Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 6
Pennsylvania Sarah Anderson 0 0 2 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 7
Sheet 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
North Dakota Abigayle Lindgren 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 6
Wisconsin Nina Spatola Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 8
Sheet 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Allison Pottinger 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 X 5
Minnesota Courtney George Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 X 8
Sheet 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Cassandra Potter Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 2 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 X 9
Minnesota Alexandra Carlson 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 X 5
Sheet 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Amy Lou Anderson 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 5
New York (state) Caitlin Maroldo Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 4

Tiebreaker[edit]

Thursday, March 6, 12:00 pm

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Courtney George Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 0 0 2 1 4 0 2 X 10
Minnesota Alexandra Carlson 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 X 7
Player percentages
Minnesota Alexandra Carlson Minnesota Courtney George
Sherri Schummer 77% Monica Walker 91%
Emilia Juocys 84% Amanda McLean 75%
Jamie Sinclair 84% Courtney George 79%
Alexandra Carlson 69% Aileen Sormunen 69%
Total 78% Total 79%

Playoffs[edit]

  Page playoff system Semifinal Final
                           
1 Minnesota Allison Pottinger 8  
2 Minnesota Cassandra Potter 6         1 Minnesota Allison Pottinger 4
      2 Minnesota Cassandra Potter 4   3 Wisconsin Nina Spatola 5
  3 Wisconsin Nina Spatola 9  
3 Wisconsin Nina Spatola 10
4 Minnesota Courtney George 4  

1 vs. 2[edit]

Thursday, March 6, 8:00 pm

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Allison Pottinger Hammer (Last Stone First End) 3 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 8
Minnesota Cassandra Potter 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 6
Player percentages
Minnesota Allison Pottinger Minnesota Cassandra Potter
Tabitha Peterson 75% Stephanie Sambor 91%
Natalie Nicholson 96% Jaclyn Lemke 76%
Nicole Joraanstad 71% Jamie Haskell 82%
Allison Pottinger 72% Cassandra Potter 56%
Total 79% Total 76%

3 vs. 4[edit]

Thursday, March 6, 8:00 pm

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Wisconsin Nina Spatola Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 0 2 1 0 2 3 0 2 X 10
Minnesota Courtney George 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 X 4
Player percentages
Wisconsin Nina Spatola Minnesota Courtney George
Sophie Brorson 62% Monica Walker 93%
Tara Peterson 85% Amanda McLean 77%
Becca Hamilton 94% Courtney George 69%
Nina Spatola 81% Aileen Sormunen 57%
Total 81% Total 74%

Semifinal[edit]

Friday, March 7, 4:00 pm

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Cassandra Potter Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 X 4
Wisconsin Nina Spatola 2 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 3 X 9
Player percentages
Minnesota Cassandra Potter Wisconsin Nina Spatola
Stephanie Sambor 80% Sophie Brorson 82%
Jaclyn Lemke 75% Tara Peterson 78%
Jamie Haskell 67% Becca Hamilton 62%
Cassandra Potter 57% Nina Spatola 76%
Total 70% Total 74%

Final[edit]

Saturday, March 8, 10:00 am

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Minnesota Allison Pottinger Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 4
Wisconsin Nina Spatola 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 5
Player percentages
Minnesota Allison Pottinger Wisconsin Nina Spatola
Tabitha Peterson 84% Sophie Brorson 87%
Natalie Nicholson 88% Tara Peterson 87%
Nicole Joraanstad 89% Becca Hamilton 82%
Allison Pottinger 92% Nina Spatola 94%
Total 88% Total 87%

References[edit]

External links[edit]