Alison Goring

Alison Goring (born November 15, 1963) is a Canadian curler.

Alison Goring
Born (1963-11-15) November 15, 1963
Team
Curling clubMilton Curling Club, Milton, Ontario
SkipAlison Goring[1]
FourthCheryl McPherson
ThirdMary Chilvers
SecondCheryl Maloney
Career
Member Association Ontario
Hearts appearances4 (1990, 1991, 1995, 1997)
World Championship
appearances
1 (1990)

Career

1990–1997

Goring is a former Canadian champion skip, having won the 1990 Scott Tournament of Hearts. She was also a successful junior curler, having won the 1983 Canadian Junior Curling Championships.

Goring won her first provincial championship in 1990. Her Ontario rink would with that years' Scott Tournament of Hearts, defeating the Nova Scotia team, skipped by Heather Rankin. Her win gave her the right to represent Canada at the 1990 World Championships. At the 1990 Worlds, they lost to Norway's Dordi Nordby in the semi-final.

Her Hearts win in 1990 gave her team the right to represent team Canada at the 1991 Scott Tournament of Hearts. At that tournament, her team finished with 6 wins and 5 losses. She returned to the Hearts in 1995, finishing with a 7-4 record, just missing the playoffs. The 1997 Scott Tournament of Hearts was her last to date, losing to Sandra Schmirler's Saskatchewan rink in the final.

Goring's team participated in the 1997 Canadian Olympic Curling Trials, but finished with a 3-6 record.

2007–current

Goring still continues to competitively curl. Most recently she has qualified for the 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011 Ontario Scotties Tournament of Hearts. At the 2007 Ontario Scotties Tournament of Hearts Goring's team would finish round robin with a 7-2 record, however lost to Sherry Middaugh in the quarter final game. At the 2008 Ontario Scotties Tournament of Hearts, Goring and her team would finish with a 6-3 record, and advance to the semifinal, where she once again would lose to Sherry Middaugh. At the 2009 Ontario Scotties Tournament of Hearts, Goring would finish round robin play with a 5-4 record, winning two tiebreakers, the 3-4 game and the semifinal. Her team's winning streak would come to an end in the final, where she lost to Krista McCarville. Goring's team would not qualify for the provincials in 2010, however she would qualify out of the A side in Regionals advancing to the 2011 Ontario Scotties Tournament of Hearts. Her team would not find success there, finishing round robin with a 2-7 record.

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