Nina Roth delivers a stone at the 2015 United States Women's Curling Championship
July 21, 1988
|Curling club||Madison CC, |
|2 (2010, 2017)|
Roth began curling in 1998 and six years later made her first United States Junior National Championships. She would compete in five more Junior Nationals winning the title in 2006 and 2008. As a member of the Junior Championship team she qualified for two World Junior Curling Championships. Skipping the teams both times she finished Tenth at the 2006 Jeonju, Korea Worlds and Seventh at the 2008 Östersund, Sweden Worlds.
Roth returned to the United States Nationals in March 2010 where Team Brown won the National Championship earning the right to compete as Team USA at the 2010 Swift Current World Championships. There, they lost in a tiebreaker match, settling for fifth place. In her last season as a member of the Brown rink, the team would finish in fourth place at 2011 Nationals. On the tour, the Roth rink played in three Grand Slam events, making it as far as the quarterfinals at the 2010 Sobeys Slam.
In 2011, Roth joined the Patti Lank rink as third. They finished in eighth place at the 2012 United States Women's Curling Championship. They played in just one Slam that season, the 2011 Curlers Corner Autumn Gold Curling Classic, failing to qualify. Elsewhere on the tour, the team won the St. Paul Cash Spiel. The next season, Roth moved to play second on the team. The team played in the 2013 United States Women's Curling Championship and finished in fifth place after losing in a tiebreaker. Also that season, the team defended their title at the St. Paul Cash Spiel.
At the start of the 2013–14 curling season, Roth joined Becca Hamilton's rink as their skip and Hamilton throwing third stones. The team would win the 2014 United States Women's Curling Championship, but did not have enough tour points to represent the United States at that years' World Championship. The following season, Jamie Sinclair was added as the team's third, Hamilton moved to play second, and Tara Peterson was added at lead position. The team had less success at the 2015 United States Women's Curling Championship, just missing the playoffs with a 4-5 record. On the tour, the team played in two slams, but missed the playoffs in both.
In 2015, Roth formed a new team consisting of Monica Walker, Aileen Sormunen and Vicky Persinger. The team made it to the finals of the 2016 United States Women's Curling Championship, where they lost to Roth's former skip, Erika Brown. The next season, Becca Hamilton came back to the team to play lead, Geving was moved to second and Tabitha Peterson was added to play third. The team lost in the finals at the 2017 Nationals to Jamie Sinclair. However, they had enough points on the tour to represent the United States at the 2017 World Women's Curling Championship. There, they just missed the playoffs, finishing with a 6-5 record. On the tour, they won one event, the Molson Cash Spiel. That season, the team also represented the United States at the 2017 Americas Challenge, where they easily beat Brazil to qualify the U.S. for the 2017 Worlds.
The team would get the best of Sinclair at the 2017 United States Olympic Curling Trials, where they defeated the Sinclair rink in the final, winning the right to represent the United States at the 2018 Winter Olympics. There, Roth led the United States to a 4-5 record, missing the playoffs. Because they played in the Olympics, Team Roth opted to skip the 2018 US Nationals. On the tour that season, they won the Canad Inns Women's Classic, and played in two slams, making it as far as the quarterfinals at the 2018 Players' Championship.
Erika Brown, Skip
Ann Swisshelm, Second
Laura Hallisey, Lead
Jessica Schultz, Alternate
Tabitha Peterson, Third
Aileen Geving, Second
Rebecca Hamilton, Lead
Cory Christensen, Alternate
Grand Slam record
|F||Lost in Final|
|SF||Lost in Semifinal|
|QF||Lost in Quarterfinals|
|R16||Lost in the round of 16|
|Q||Did not advance to playoffs|
|T2||Played in Tier 2 event|
|DNP||Did not participate in event|
|N/A||Not a Grand Slam event that season|
|Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries||Q||DNP||DNP||DNP||N/A|