Sarah Wilkes

Sarah Wilkes (born August 4, 1990 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian curler from Edmonton, Alberta.[2]

Sarah Wilkes
Born (1990-08-04) August 4, 1990
Team
Curling clubSaville Community SC,[1]
Edmonton, AB
SkipChelsea Carey
ThirdSarah Wilkes
SecondDana Ferguson
LeadRachelle Brown
AlternateJill Officer
Career
Member Association Ontario (2010-2012)
 Alberta (2012-present)
Hearts appearances3 (2015, 2017, 2019)
World Championship
appearances
1 (2019)
Top CTRS ranking4th (2018-19)
Grand Slam victories1: Champions Cup (2017)

Junior career

As a junior curler, Wilkes played third for the 2011 Ontario Junior Women's Championship team skipped by Clancy Grandy. The team represented Ontario at the 2011 Canadian Junior Curling Championships, where they finished with a 5-7 record.

In University curling, Wilkes played third for the Wilfrid Laurier University women's curling team. She played in the 2010 CIS/CCA Curling Championships on a team skipped by Danielle Inglis, losing in the semi-final. Laurier would then win the 2011 and 2012 CIS/CCA Curling Championships under skip Laura Crocker. The team represented Canada at the 2013 Winter Universiade, but they finished off the podium with a 4-5 round robin record.

Women's career

After university, Wilkes and Crocker moved to Alberta. They would play in the 2013 Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts, losing in the semifinal. The next season, Wilkes joined the Kristie Moore rink. Wilkes was invited to join the Alberta team, skipped by Valerie Sweeting at the 2015 Scotties Tournament of Hearts. The team would lose in the final.

Wilkes joined the Shannon Kleibrink rink in 2015 at second position. In their first season, the team would win the Medicine Hat Charity Classic and play in the 2016 Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts, where they narrowly missed the playoffs when they lost the final qualification game. The next season they would go on to win the 2017 Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts, earning the right to represent Alberta at the 2017 Scotties Tournament of Hearts. In 2018 Wilkes lost the Alberta Jiffy Lube Scotties final. The following year, 2019, Wilkes would go on to win the Alberta Jiffy Lube Scotties as well as the 2019 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

Mixed curling

Wilkes played third for the Mick Lizmore-skipped Alberta team at the 2016 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship. The team would win the event. They represented Canada at the 2016 World Mixed Curling Championship, where they lost in the quarterfinal.

Personal life

Wilkes' hometown is Scarborough, Ontario where she attended Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute.[3] She also played softball while attending Laurier University.[4] She is currently married to Mick Lizmore[5] and also employed as a student advisor at the University of Alberta[6]

References

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