The high season has meant another prize to add to the mantle for them since the team Jacobs, which includes captain Brad Jacobs, third Marc Kennedy, second E. J. Harnden and the lead Ryan Harnden has been named H. P. Price Broughton as Sault Ste. Sportswoman of the year Mary.
In November, the ice rink, Jacobs has won his first title of the tournament of the Grand Slam of Curling event of the season, winning the Tour Challenge, in the county of Pictou, Nova Scotia.
Jacobs defeated Brad Gushue of St. John’s, Newfoundland. 6-4 in the final to win the event for the second year in a row.
In mid-December, the team Jacobs won the National in Conception Bay, Nfld.
The rink Jacobs has won the event with a 3-1 victory against Niklas Edin of Sweden in the final.
In January, the team Jacobs won the canadian Open in Yorkton, Saskatchewan.
The rink of Jacobs beat John Epping, Toronto, 6-5 in the final.
With the title of the tournament, the rink Jacobs became one of six teams to have won three consecutive tournaments of the Grand Slam of Curling.
The rink Jacobs has qualified for the Brier with a victory over Mike Badiuk of the Geraldton Curling Club for the provincial championships of the Northern Ontario Curling Association at the beginning of February.
At the Brier, the rink Jacobs finished fourth as a team in Northern Ontario, bowing in the playoff game page 3-4 against Gushue.
Jacobs is entered in the playoff game after a pair of wins in tie-breaker after the action of the championship pool.
Speaking to the media during the event at the time, Jacobs has spoken of his pride in how the team responded during the event.
“I’m really proud of my team and how they hung in there all week,” said Jacobs at the time. “It was a roller-coaster ride this week, but we fought and we did everything we could to get us back in the game.”
“Even if it wasn’t supposed to be this year, I think we’re going to get out of it much stronger than ever,” added Jacobs.
In the round-robin tournament, the rink, Jacobs has won three consecutive wins after starting 1-3 to enter the hen of the championship, where the team went 3-1 to finish the action in the pool with a record of 7-4 and move on to a tiebreaker.
2020 is the fourth time that the team Jacobs won the H. P. Price Broughton. The team had also won in 2011, 2013 and 2014.
The other nominees for the prize in 2020 were the hockey player, Sault College Ryan Vendramin and the football player Jordan Hoover of the Edmonton Eskimos of the canadian football League.
Vendramin led the American Collegiate Hockey Association Division II in scoring with 61 goals and 100 points in just 28 games and has not been removed from the scoresheet only once all season.
Vendramin has been named First Team All American and was also named player DII of the year.
Hoover has experienced a season strong with the Eskimos in 2019.
The native of Sault, 27 years old, finished the season with 53 tackles on the defensive as well as a plated special teams, a sack and two interceptions in 18 games.
The full video of Rotary Sports Awards 2020 can be viewed above.