Evan Van Amsterdam, Concordia University, Curling

Evan Van Amsterdam, Concordia University, Curling

Last weekend at the 2019 CCAA Curling Championships in Fredericton, NB the Concordia Thunder men’s curling team led by skip Evan Van Amsterdam, captured Concordia University of Edmonton’s first ever men’s curling CCAA gold medal. The Thunder finished their round robin with a 6-1 record advancing them to the semi-finals where they would defeat conference rival NAIT 6-3 to advance to the gold medal game.

The Thunder continued their dominant play against the Humber Hawks in the gold medal game defeating them 10-4 for the national title. Concordia curled 80% as a team and the Thunder skip, Evan, curled an incredible 89% in the finals. To cap off the weekend, Evan was named CCAA Second Team All-Star skip.