Renee Simons

Renee Simons (born April 18, 1972 in Oliver, British Columbia as Renee Lemke) is a Canadian curler. She is the former lead of Team Kelly Scott.

Renee Simons
Born
Renee Lemke

(1972-04-18) April 18, 1972 (age 48)
Team
SkipMary-Anne Arsenault
ThirdJeanna Schraeder
SecondSasha Carter
LeadRenee Simons
Career
Member Association British Columbia
Hearts appearances4 (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
World Championship
appearances
2 (2006, 2007)
Top CTRS ranking2nd (2004-05, 2005–06, 2006–07)
Grand Slam victories2 (2006 Autumn Gold, 2007 Wayden Transportation Ladies Classic)

CareerEdit

Playing lead for Kelly Scott, Simons won the 2006 Scott Tournament of Hearts, the 2007 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, a bronze medal at the 2006 Ford World Women's Curling Championship and a gold medal at the 2007 World Women's Curling Championship. She played lead for Scott from 2002 to 2009. The team also won two Grand Slam of Curling events and were the runner-ups at the 2005 Canadian Olympic Curling Trials to Shannon Kleibrink.

On March 3, 2020, it was announced she and former teammates Jeanna Schraeder and Sasha Carter would be skipped by five-time Scotties Champion Mary-Anne Arsenault for the 2020–21 season.[1]

Prior to joining the Scott team, Simons had been to one other national championship. In 1991, she played third for Allison MacInnes at the Canadian Junior Curling Championships.

Personal lifeEdit

She is the mother of 2 boys, Kyle and Cody.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jonathan Brazeau (March 24, 2020). "Eight Ends: Breaking down top team changes for next season". Grand Slam of Curling. Retrieved March 25, 2020.

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