Team USA Deaf Curling is currently competing for a medal in the World Deaf Curling Championships (WDCC). The WDCC is being hosted in Sochi, Russia, on March 5 – 12, 2017. USA Deaf Curling sent three men:
Michael Beer (Team Lead)
John Knetzger (Second)
Keith Mischo (Third/Skip)
John Knetzger and Keith Mischo are also representing USA at Technical Director meetings.
Team USA competed against Japan in their first game on March 5th, where they lost 10-0. On March 6th, Team USA took on Canada which resulted in a 7-5 loss. Team USA has been charging hard to come back and as of March 9th, was fourth in the overall Standings with an overall score of 4-3, behind Canada, Russia and Japan. Canada and Russia stood undefeated at 7-0 each.
The day has just closed for March 10th and Team USA fell to fifth place in the overall standings with a score of 4-4, tied with Switzerland. Canada and Russia stand undefeated each at 8-0. Japan has 5-3.
With two more days of competition yet to come, keep rooting for Team USA to get into medal contention!
More information is posted at http://wdcc2017.com/