|Krista Lee McCarville|
Krista Lee Scharf
November 10, 1982
|Curling club||Fort William CC, |
|Hearts appearances||7 (2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2016, 2017, 2019)|
|Top CTRS ranking||7th (2009-10)|
McCarville skipped the Northern Ontario team in three Canadian Junior Curling Championships (2000, 2001, 2002). In 2003, she, and her team from Lakehead University represented Canada at the Winter Universiade in Tarvisio, Italy. The team won the silver medal, losing to Olga Jarkova's team from Russia in the final.
Women's career (2005-2013)
In 2005, she played third for Northern Ontario at the Canadian Mixed Curling Championships for Joe Scharf. They finished out of the playoffs. In 2006, McCarville won the Ontario Scott Tournament of Hearts (before 2015 there was no separate Northern Ontario division at the Scotts), and the right to represent team Ontario at the 2006 Scott Tournament of Hearts. At the 2006 Hearts, her team finished 4-7. McCarville won the Ontario Tournament of Hearts again in 2007, and improved on her previous record at the 2007 Scotties Tournament of Hearts. She finished the round robin with a 6-5 record and lost the tie breaker to Team Alberta, skipped by Cheryl Bernard.
In 2009, she once again won the right to represent Ontario at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Victoria, British Columbia, for the third time in 4 years, where she again finished 6-5, missing the playoffs.
In 2010 Krista and her team won the second qualifying spot at the Road to the Roar in Prince George, British Columbia, Earning them one of 8 spots in Edmonton, Alberta for the "Roar of the Rings", the 2009 Canadian Olympic Curling Trials. Team McCarville did well, finishing in a tie for 3rd. The team had to play in the first tie-breaker against Team Lawton of Saskatoon. After beating Team Lawton, they moved on to the 2nd tie-breaker with against Team Holland of Kronau, Saskatchewan. After beating Team Holland in the second game of the day, Team McCarville had to play their third game of the day, the semi-finals against Shannon Kleibrink from Calgary. Losing to Team Kliebrink ended the cinderella run at the Olympic Trials. A month after the Olympic Trials the Ontario Scotties Tournament of Hearts took place at home for Team McCarville, in Thunder Bay. After going undefeated in the round robin, Team McCarville had an automatic bye into the provincial final. Team McCarville beat team Horgan of Sudbury and finished the entire tournament undefeated. It was the first time in provincial history that a team went undefeated. With the win, she claimed her 4th trip to the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in 5 years. At the 2010 Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Team Ontario, skipped by Krista McCarville finished the round robin in a tie for 4th place, gaining them a tie-breaker against Team Manitoba, skipped by Jill Thurston. After beating Team Manitoba, their next opponent was Team BC, skipped by Kelly Scott in the 3 v 4 page playoff game. After beating Team BC, Team Ontario moved into the semi-finals against Team PEI, skipped by Kathy O'Rourke which they lost 10-6.
On February 13, 2013, she announced she was taking a year or more off from the game to spend time with her two young children and concentrate on her teaching career.
Women's career (2015-present)
McCarville highlighted her return to curling by winning the 2016 Northern Ontario Scotties Tournament of Hearts held at the McIntyre Curling Club in Timmins from Jan. 20-24, 2016. McCarville beat defending champion Tracy Fleury twice in the round-robin, then scored three in the seventh end of the finals to down Team Fleury 8-4. McCarville finished undefeated in nine matches at the event. With the title, the McCarville rink earned its right to compete in the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Grand Prairie, Alberta, McCarville's fifth trip to the national tournament, but first as representative of Northern Ontario (only Ontario as a whole was represented at the Scotties prior to the inaugural 2015 Northern Ontario Scotties Tournament of Hearts). McCarville and her team of vice-skip Kendra Lilly, second Ashley Sippala, lead Sarah Potts, fifth Oye-Sem Won Briand and coach Lorraine Lang made it all the way to the final of the 2016 Hearts, only to lose to Alberta's Chelsea Carey, settling for a silver medal.
McCarville won the 2017 Northern Ontario Scotties Tournament of Hearts, sending her team to represent Northern Ontario at the 2017 Scotties Tournament of Hearts. She led her team to an 8-3 round robin record, and in the playoffs defeated Chelsea Carey's Team Canada, but then lost to Rachel Homan (team Ontario) in the semifinal. The bronze medal game was a rematch with Carey, but McCarville and her Northern Ontario rink lost the game, to finish in fourth.
Team McCarville was on the B-side of the 2017 Canadian Olympic Pre-trials, qualifying for the main event in Ottawa. There, she led her team to a 4-4 record, missing the playoffs.
McCarville won the 2019 Northern Ontario Scotties Tournament of Hearts, sending her team once again to represent Northern Ontario at the Scotties. At the 2019 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, she led her rink to an 8-3 record, putting her team in fourth place in the round robin, earning her a spot in the playoffs. In the 3 vs. 4 game, McCarville lost to Team Ontario's Rachel Homan rink.
McCarville is employed as a teacher at Holy Family School. She married her 2005 Canadian Mixed Championships teammate Michael McCarville on August 25, 2007 at St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church in Thunder Bay. They have two children.
|1999—00||Krista Scharf||Angie Del Pino||Laura Armitage||Maggie Carr||2000 CJCC (5th)|
|2000—01||Krista Scharf||Angie Del Pino||Laura Armitage||Maggie Carr||2001 CJCC (5th)|
|2001—02||Krista Scharf||Julie Risi||Laura Armitage||Maggie Carr||2002 CJCC (8th)|
|2002—03||Krista Scharf||Amy Stachiw||Laura Armitage||Margaret Carr||2003 WUG |
|2005—06||Krista Scharf||Tara George||Tiffany Stubbings||Lorraine Lang||2006 STOH (10th)|
|2006—07||Krista Scharf||Tara George||Tiffany Stubbings||Lorraine Lang||2007 STOH (6th)|
|2007—08||Krista McCarville||Tara George||Kari MacLean||Lorraine Lang|
|2008—09||Krista McCarville||Ashley Sippala||Kari MacLean||Lorraine Lang||2009 STOH (6th)|
|2009—10||Krista McCarville||Tara George||Ashley Sippala||Kari MacLean||2010 STOH |
Alternate: Lorraine Lang
|2010—11||Krista McCarville||Ashley Sippala||Kari Lavoie||Sarah Potts|
|2011—12||Krista McCarville||Ashley Sippala||Kari Lavoie||Sarah Potts|
|2012—13||Krista McCarville||Ashley Sippala||Kari Lavoie||Sarah Potts|
|2013||Krista McCarville||Ashley Sippala||Kari Lavoie||Sarah Potts||Alternate: Tirzah Keffer|
|2015—16||Krista McCarville||Kendra Lilly||Ashley Sippala||Sarah Potts||2016 STOH |
Alternate: Oye-Sem Won Briand
Coach: Lorraine Lang
|2016-17||Krista McCarville||Kendra Lilly||Ashley Sippala||Sarah Potts||2017 STOH|
Alternate: Oye-Sem Won Briand
Coach: Lorraine Lang
|2017—18||Krista McCarville||Kendra Lilly||Ashley Sippala||Sarah Potts|
|2018—19||Krista McCarville||Kendra Lilly||Ashley Sippala* |
|Sarah Potts||2019 STOH|
Alternate: Lorraine Lang
Coach: Rick Lang
Grand Slam record
|F||Lost in Final|
|SF||Lost in Semifinal|
|QF||Lost in Quarterfinals|
|R16||Lost in the round of 16|
|Q||Did not advance to playoffs|
|T2||Played in Tier 2 event|
|DNP||Did not participate in event|
|N/A||Not a Grand Slam event that season|
- "McCarville downs Fleury 8-4 for 2016 Northern Ontario Scotties title". 2016-01-24.
- Mike McCarville | World Curling Tour
- "St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church - Weekly Bulletin". Archived from the original on August 16, 2007. ("...Sat. Aug. 25 ~ 12pm Wedding of Krista Scharf & Michael McCarville...")
- Profile: Northern Ontario | Heart Chart | Issue 6 – Thursday, February 25, 2016 (page 5)
- Con Griwkowsky (November 21, 2009). "With her newborn daughter waiting in the wings, Krista McCarville skipped her team to an Olympic trials berth". Toronto Sun.
- 2000 Karcher Canadian Junior Women's Curling Championship; Moncton, New Brunswick | CCA Stats
- 2001 Karcher Canadian Junior Women's Curling Championship; St. Catharines, Ontario | CCA Stats
- 2002 Karcher Canadian Junior Women's Curling Championship; Summerside, Prince Edward Island | CCA Stats
- XXI. Winter Universiade 2003 | WCF database
- Teams - Krista McCarville - World Curling Tour
- "Scotties notebook: Gates grateful for Northern Ontario opportunity - Sportsnet.ca".