Corinne "Cori" Morris[1] (born June 21, 1971[2] as Corinne Bartel) is a Canadian curler from Calgary, Alberta. She played lead for the Olympic silver medal-winning Cheryl Bernard rink from 2005 to 2011. Currently, she plays lead for Susan O'Connor, another member of that team.

Corinne Morris
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Born
Corinne Bartel

(1971-06-21) June 21, 1971 (age 51)
Team
Curling clubCalgary CC,
Calgary, AB
Career
Member Association Ontario (1997-1998)
 Alberta (2004-2015)
Hearts appearances3 (2007, 2009, 2013)
Top CTRS ranking4th (2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09)
Grand Slam victories1 (Players': 2010)

Morris grew up in Lanigan, Saskatchewan. In 1998, Morris played in Ontario, and played in the provincial Scott Tournament of Hearts, as an alternate player for the Cheryl McBain team. She would later move to Alberta. Morris joined Bernard in 2005 after playing for Heather Rankin. She has since been to the 2007 and 2009 Scotties Tournament of Hearts as a member of that team. At the 2009 Tournament of Hearts, Morris was presented with the Marj Mitchell Sportsmanship Award.

Morris and her team represented Canada in the 2010 Winter Olympics,[2] and won silver medals at the tournament.[3]

Morris is a graduate from the University of Ottawa and is employed as a professional recruiter. She married 1994 World Junior Champion Sean Morris in 2010.

On February 8, 2011, it was announced that the Bernard team would disband at the end of the 2010–11 curling season.[4] Morris joined a new team for the 2011–12 curling season,[5] playing as lead under Dana Ferguson.

She currently coaches the Kayla Skrlik team[6] and works as a Talent Acquisition Partner for ATB Financial.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Canadian Olympic Committee - Athletes - Corinne Bartel - Profile". Archived from the original on 2012-03-24. Retrieved 2010-08-27.
  2. ^ a b Cori Bartel, Curling Archived 2010-04-08 at the Wayback Machine at Vancouver2010.com
  3. ^ Cori Bartel Archived 2012-03-17 at the Wayback Machine at World Curling Federation
  4. ^ http://slam.canoe.ca/Slam/Curling/2011/02/08/17197251.html[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ http://www.grandslamofcurling.com/blog/olympians-eliminated-bid-tearful-farewell
  6. ^ "Scores | Curling Alberta".
  7. ^ "Cori Morris, OLY, RPR". LinkedIn.

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