WAUKESHA, WIS.— The Carroll University curling team will travel to Duluth, Minn., to compete in the 2013 National College Curling Championship on March 8-10.
Carroll’s round-robin group includes Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Bowling Green State University. Carroll’s final round robin game against Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 9, will be web-streamed at www.tesn.us. Playing for Carroll will be:
- Brian Voss, a senior business administration and marketing major from Garden Prairie, Ill.
- Tyler Tylinski, a senior physical therapy and exercise science major from Naperville, Ill.
- Steve Kubisiak, a junior biology major from Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.
- Robin Kopec, a senior graphic communication major from St. Charles, Ill.
The alternate will be Wesley Duberstein, a junior chemistry major from Wausau, Wis.
All five students began curling after they enrolled at Carroll.
Dr. Michael Schuder, associate professor of chemistry, who became involved in curling through Kettle Moraine Curling Club, is the club’s adviser.
In March 2012, three teams of four Carroll students competed in the National College Curling Championship, and placed first and third in Division IV.
Curling is a 400-year-old sport believed to have originated in Scotland.