Susan O'Connor

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Susan O'Connor
Curler
Susan O'Connor.jpg
Born (1977-05-03) May 3, 1977 (age 39)
Calgary, Alberta
Team
Curling club Calgary CC,
Calgary, AB
Career
Hearts appearances 3 (2007, 2009, 2016, 2017)
World Championship
appearances
1 (2016)
Top CTRS ranking 4th (2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09)
Grand Slam victories 1 (Players': 2010)

Susan O'Connor (born May 3, 1977) is a Canadian curler from Calgary, Alberta. She is an Olympic silver medalist.

O'Connor is a Respiratory Therapist at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary, Alberta. O'Connor also won the Calgary women's CPR championship in 2008 and 2009.

O'Connor is married to fellow curler Todd Brick.[1]

In 2000, O'Connor played third for Kevin Koe at the Canadian Mixed Curling Championship. The team which also included Greg Northcott and Lawnie MacDonald won the championship that year.

In 2007, O'Connor won her first provincial championship playing third for Cheryl Bernard, and represented Team Alberta at the 2007 Scotties Tournament of Hearts. They again represented Alberta at the Scotties in 2009. This team will playoff in December at the Tim Horton's Roar of the Rings Olympic Trials for the much coveted Olympic spot.

At the 2008 Canadian Mixed Championship, O'Connor played third for Dean Ross, and won her second Mixed title with team mates Tim Krassman and Susan Wright. O'Connor and Ross represented Canada at the 2008 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship as a result, and finished in fifth place.

O'Connor represented Team Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada, winning the Silver medal in the exciting final match versus Sweden.[2]

On February 8, 2011, it was announced that the Bernard team would disband at the end of the 2010–2011 season.[3] O'Connor, however, remained with Bernard, which subsequently added Lori Olson-Johns and Jennifer Sadleir to the team.[4]

Personal life[edit]

O'Connor is employed as a respiratory therapist at Foothills Medical Centre. She is married to Todd Brick and has one child.[5]

Teams[edit]

Season Skip Third Second Lead Events
2004–05 Cheryl Bernard Susan O'Connor Jody McNabb Karen Russ
2005–06 Cheryl Bernard Susan O'Connor Carolyn Darbyshire Cori Bartel
2006–07 Cheryl Bernard Susan O'Connor Carolyn Darbyshire Cori Bartel 2007 STOH
2007–08 Cheryl Bernard Susan O'Connor Carolyn Darbyshire Cori Bartel
2008–09 Cheryl Bernard Susan O'Connor Carolyn Darbyshire Cori Bartel 2009 STOH
2009–10 Cheryl Bernard Susan O'Connor Carolyn Darbyshire Cori Bartel 2009 COCT, 2010 OG
2010–11 Cheryl Bernard Susan O'Connor Carolyn Darbyshire Cori Morris
2011–12 Cheryl Bernard Susan O'Connor Lori Olson-Johns Jennifer Sadleir
2012–13 Cheryl Bernard Susan O'Connor Lori Olson-Johns Shannon Aleksic
2013–14 Cheryl Bernard Susan O'Connor Lori Olson-Johns Shannon Aleksic
2014–15 Susan O'Connor Lawnie MacDonald Denise Kinghorn Cori Morris

Grand Slam record[edit]

Key
C Champion
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
Event 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15
Autumn Gold SF Q F QF QF QF QF Q Q
Colonial Square N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Q DNP
Masters N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A DNP DNP
Canadian Open N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Players' SF SF SF C QF DNP DNP DNP

Former events[edit]

Event 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13
Wayden Transportation QF Q SF N/A N/A N/A N/A
Sobeys Slam N/A Q Q N/A DNP N/A N/A
Manitoba Lotteries Q SF QF QF Q SF SF

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