| Erika Brown|
Steve Brown, Diane Brown
| Rebecca Funk|
| January 25, 1973 (age 42)
Madison, Wisconsin (1973-01-25) |
Nathan Tetley, Cole Tetley
Erika Brown Wikipedia
Erika Brown (born January 25, 1973 in Madison, Wisconsin) is an American curler, currently residing in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. She started curling in 1980 and throws right-handed.
As a 15-year-old, Brown represent the United States at the 1988 Winter Olympics when curling was a demonstration event. Brown played third on the team, skipped by Lisa Schoeneberg, and the team finished 5th. Brown then had a successful junior career, representing the United States at six (1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994) World Junior Curling Championships, winning silver in 1992 and 1993 and a bronze in 1993.
Erika Brown has participated in sixteen different United States National Championships beginning with a second-place finish in 1991. In 1995 she won her first national championships and would go on to compete in the 1995 Brandon World Championships where her team placed fifth with a 4 – 5 record. Her second trip to the world championships proved more successful as her team won the silver medal behind Team Canada. She picked up a second World Championship silver medal in 1999 as the third for Patti Lank's team.
Erika Brown competed at the 2010 US Olympic Trials. She finished fourth in the round robin portion of the tournament. In the 3 vs. 4 playoff she faced her former skip Patti Lank, but lost.
Upon their win at the 2013 United States Women's Curling Championship, Brown and her team were qualified to participate at the 2014 United States Olympic Curling Trials. They finished first in the round robin standings and defeated Allison Pottinger in a best-of-three series final to clinch the berth to the Olympics.
At the 2014 Winter Olympics, she led her American team to a 10th-place finish, with a 1-8 record.
Brown is married to three-time curling world champion Ian Tetley. Her brother Craig is also an Olympic curler. She works as a physician assistant in Hamilton, Ontario. She has three children.
1998 Nagano Olympic GamesLisa Schoeneberg, Skip
Debbie Henry, Second
Lori Mountford, Lead
Stacy Liapis, Alternate
1999 Saint John World ChampionshipsPatti Lank, Skip
Allison Darragh, Second
Tracy Sachtjen, Lead
Barb Perrella, Alternate
2010 United States National Curling Championships
2010 Ford World Women's Curling ChampionshipNina Spatola, Third
Ann Swisshelm, Second
Laura Hallisey, Lead
Jessica Schultz, Alternate