A team skipped by Roger Rowlett defeated a rink led by Mike Kessler by a score of 6 – 2 in the Utica Curling Club’s Mixed Championship held January 24th, 26th & 27th.  The three day event included 14 teams and acts as a qualifying tournament  for the UCC’s International invitational bonspiel, the Cobb, which is scheduled February 20th – 23rd. The bonspiel which involves 32 teams from all over the Northeast and Canada features six medal events with the President’s Cup awarded to the overall winner of the tournament.  UCC’s Mixed Championship is a  competition of teams composed of two men and two women which has been held at the club  every year since 1956.


The team members of UCC’s Mixed Championship event winners are as follows:

A Event Winner

Utica # 1, Presented with the Skip’s Mace

Skip, Roger Rowlett, Michele MacEnroe, Howard Feldman, M J Walsh


A Event Runner Up

Utica # 2,  Presented with the Searle Pitcher

Skip, Mike Kessler, Lis DiGironimo, Mike DiGironimo, Anne Stuhlman


B Event Winner

Utica # 3, Presented with the Mixed Playdown Tray

Skip, Erich Krumme, Melissa Foote, Jason Golubski, Audrey Foote


C Event Winner

Utica # 4, Presented with the Rose Bowl

Skip, Bob Caine, Joyce Shaffer, Jim Rishel, Jan Rishel


D Event Winner

Utica # 5, Presented with the Eric Haas

Skip, Brian Moore, Carol Jones, Dale, Jones, Marjorie Moor, Dave Schroeder


UCC invites the public to view any of the curling matches during the Cobb.  The semifinals and finals are held at 8:00 pm Saturday, February 22nd and the finals are held at 11:30 am on Sunday, February 23rd and will be streamed live from the curling club.  Access can be obtained for viewing via the club’s website www.uticacurlingclub.org.


Utica Curling Club

Pete Ciaralli

Media Coordinator





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