Bridget Becker

Bridget Becker (born 1 January 1981 in Ranfurly, Otago, New Zealand) is a New Zealand female curler.[1]

Bridget Becker
Born (1981-01-01) 1 January 1981 (age 40)
Team
Curling clubRanfurly CC, Ranfurly
Mixed doubles
partner
Sean Becker
Career
World Mixed Doubles Championship
appearances
6 (2008, 2010, 2011, 2016, 2017, 2019)
Pacific-Asia Championship
appearances
15 (1998-2010, 2012, 2017)

On international level she is runner-up of 2010 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship, runner-up (1998) and four-time bronze medallist (1999, 2000, 2002, 2003) of Pacific Curling Championships.

On national level she is nine-time New Zealand women's curling champion (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2017, 2018),[2] seven-time New Zealand mixed doubles curling champion (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2017).[3]

Teams and eventsEdit

Women'sEdit

Season Skip Third Second Lead Alternate Coach Events
1998—99 Lisa Anderson Kylie Petherick Karen Rawcliffe Bridget Becker Natalie Campbell PCC 1998  
1999—00 Lisa Anderson Kylie Petherick Karen Rawcliffe Bridget Becker Natalie Campbell PCC 1999  
2000—01 Lisa Anderson Kylie Petherick Karen Rawcliffe Bridget Becker Natalie Campbell Peter Becker, Sharon Delver PCC 2000  
2001—02 Bridget Becker Kylie Petherick Natalie Campbell Catherine Inder Peter Becker PCC 2001 (4th)
2002—03 Bridget Becker Helen Greer Natalie Campbell Kylie Petherick Catherine Inder Peter Becker PCC 2002  
2003—04 Bridget Becker Natalie Campbell Brydie Donald Sandra Heaney Catherine Inder Sharon Delver, John Campbell PCC 2003  
2004—05 Bridget Becker Natalie Campbell Brydie Donald Catherine Inder Marisa Jones Sharon Delver PCC 2004 (4th)
NZWCC 2005  
2005—06 Bridget Becker Brydie Donald Natalie Campbell Catherine Inder Marisa Jones (PCC) Peter Becker PCC 2005 (4th)
NZWCC 2006  
2006—07 Bridget Becker Brydie Donald Natalie Campbell Catherine Inder Marisa Jones Peter Becker PCC 2006 (4th)
Bridget Becker Brydie Donald Abby Pyle Cass Becker NZWCC 2007  
2007—08 Bridget Becker Brydie Donald Abby Lee Pyle Linda Geary Peter Becker, Sharon Delver PCC 2007 (5th)
Bridget Becker Brydie Donald Cassie Becker Linda Geary NZWCC 2008  
2008—09 Bridget Becker Brydie Donald Marisa Jones Catherine Inder Cassie Becker Peter Becker, Sharon Delver PCC 2008 (4th)
Bridget Becker Brydie Donald Marisa Jones Linda Geary NZWCC 2009  
2009—10 Bridget Becker Brydie Donald Marisa Jones Natalie Campbell Peter Becker PCC 2009 (4th)
NZWCC 2010  
2010—11 Brydie Donald Bridget Becker Marisa Jones Natalie Campbell Katie Bauer Peter Becker PCC 2010 (4th)
2011—12 Bridget Becker Brydie Donald Marisa Jones Natalie Thurlow NZWCC 2012  
2012—13 Bridget Becker Brydie Donald Marisa Jones Kelsi Heath Thivya Jeyaranjan Rupert Jones PACC 2012 (5th)
2014 Bridget Becker Marisa Jones Kelsi Heath Waverley Taylor NZWCC 2014  
2015 Wendy Becker Bridget Becker Jessica Smith Holly Thompson NZWCC 2015  
2016 Jessica Smith Holly Thompson Waverley Taylor Bridget Becker Anna de Boer NZWCC 2016  
2017 Bridget Becker Jessica Smith Holly Thompson Emma Sutherland NZWCC 2017  
2017—18 Bridget Becker Jessica Smith Thivya Jeyaranjan Holly Thompson Emma Sutherland Nelson Ede PACC 2017 (5th)
Bridget Becker Natalie Thurlow Abby Pyle Eloise Pointon NZWCC 2018  
2018–19 Bridget Becker Natalie Thurlow Abby Peddie Eloise Pointon Jessica Smith Peter de Boer 2019 WQE (8th)

Mixed doublesEdit

Season Female Male Coach Events
2007—08 Bridget Becker Sean Becker NZMDCC 2007  
WMDCC 2008 (8th)
2008—09 Bridget Becker Sean Becker NZMDCC 2008  
2009—10 Bridget Becker Sean Becker NZMDCC 2009  
WMDCC 2010  
2010—11 Bridget Becker Sean Becker NZMDCC 2010  
WMDCC 2011 (14th)
2011—12 Bridget Becker Sean Becker NZMDCC 2011  
2012—13 Bridget Becker Sean Becker NZMDCC 2012  
2014—15 Bridget Becker Sean Becker NZMDCC 2014  
2015—16 Bridget Becker Scott Becker Hans Frauenlob NZMDCC 2015  
WMDCC 2016 (13th)
2016—17 Bridget Becker Scott Becker Peter Becker NZMDCC 2016  
WMDCC 2017 (29th)
2017—18 Bridget Becker Sean Becker NZMDCC 2017  
2018—19 Bridget Becker Sean Becker NZMDCC 2018  
WMDCC 2019 (9th)

Personal lifeEdit

Becker's family is well known in New Zealand as a curling family. Becker's mother, father, two brothers and grandfather have all represented New Zealand on an international scale. Becker's father, Peter Becker, is known as one of the first curlers to represent New Zealand internationally. He was also the coach of the women's team as well as the Secretary of the New Zealand Curling Association. Bridget's older brother, Sean has been the skip of the New Zealand men's national curling team. His wife, Cassie, made her international debut with the New Zealand women's team in 2008. Bridget's younger brother, Scott, is competitive curler too, he was skip of New Zealand men's team on 2018 Pacific-Asia Curling Championships.[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bridget Becker | New Zealand Curling
  2. ^ NZ Championship : Women | New Zealand Curling
  3. ^ NZ Championship : Mixed Doubles | New Zealand Curling
  4. ^ McMurran, Alistair (8 November 2008). "Curling: Outstanding contribution by family". Otago Daily Times Online News. Retrieved 20 November 2017.
  5. ^ * Curling, Central Otago, New Zealand | The Becker Family

External linksEdit