[[3:44.3318]] Epping Reaches 2018 Tim Hortons Brier Semifinals

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Epping Reaches 2018 Tim Hortons Brier Semifinals

Mar 3 - 11, 2018

Toronto, Ontario
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SKIP
John
Epping

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Third
Mathew
Camm

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Second
Patrick
Janssen

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Lead
Tim
March

 
Games: 13  
Record: 9W - 4L  
PF/G: 7.89  
PA/G: 5.45  
Hammer Efficiency: 0.42  
Steal Defense: 0.14  
Force Efficiency: 0.70  
Steal Efficiency: 0.15  
John Epping (Toronto, ON) run at the 2018 Tim Hortons Brier came to an end in the semifinals with a 6-4 loss to Brendan Bottcher (Edmonton, AB). of the 2018 Tim Hortons Brier in Regina, Saskatchewan;
 
Epping finished 9-2 in the 16 team Tim Hortons Brier qualifying round, held March 3 - 11, 2018 in , . In their opening game, Epping lost 4-3 to Brad Jacobs (Sault Ste Marie, NONT), then responded with a 9-7 win over James Grattan (Oromocto, NB). Epping won 7-3 against Michael Fournier (Montreal, QC), then won 14-3 against Dave St. Louis (Iqaluit, NU) and 10-5 against Reid Carruthers (West St. Paul, MB). Epping won 11-4 against Eddie MacKenzie (Charlottetown, PEI), then won 8-4 against Steve Laycock (Saskatoon, SK) and 8-7 against Mike McEwen (Winnipeg, MB). Epping won 8-6 against Jamie Murphy (Halifax, NS), then won 9-7 against Bottcher. Epping went on to lose 5-4 against Brad Gushue (St. John's, CAN) in their final qualifying round match.
 
Epping earned 44.332 world rankings points for their Top 3 finish in the Tim Hortons Brier, remaining in 8th place overall on the World Ranking Standings with a net gain of 35.431 after improving upon their best so far this season. Epping ranks 11th overall on the Year-to-Date rankings with 247.816 points earned so far this season.
 

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