Matthew Perushek (born December 8, 1987 in Eveleth, Minnesota) has been involved in curling since 1995. Matt has currently taken a break from curling to pursue other ambitions. He has competed at the Minnesota State Juniors for six years, winning in 2007, 2008, and 2009. Matt has competed at three United States Junior National Championships (2007, 2008, & 2009), winning all of them (usacurl.org). He won the "All-Star Second" award for the 2008 and 2009 U.S. Junior National Championships. Matt has made an appearance at three Junior Men’s World Curling Championships. In 2007, in Eveleth, Minnesota, his home town and home club, he placed 5th. The following year, in 2008, in Ostersund, Sweden, he won the gold (usacurl.org). In 2009, at Vancouver, B.C., he won the bronze. He also played at the U.S. Olympic Trials in 2009, placing 7th. Matt curled with Chris Plys, Aanders Brorson, and Matt Hamilton.
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