Collegiate

USBC Collegiate

05/24/06

Brian Valenta rises to top at 2006 USBC Intercollegiate Singles Championships

Lindenwood junior avenges runner-up finish from 2004 event

2006ISCchampionsAaronMurrayBrianValenta_small.jpg It was a feeling Lindenwood junior Brian Valenta (right) didn't want to experience again -- finishing second at the USBC Intercollegiate Singles Championships. Now for the second straight year, he ended his season as a collegiate national champion after defeating East Tennessee State senior Aaron Murray (left) 3-1 in the best-of-5 men's title match at Olympic Lanes.

USBC Collegiate

05/24/06

Sandham perseveres at 2006 USBC Intercollegiate Singles Championships

Wichita State senior ends collegiate career by rallying to win all three matches

2006ISCchampionsOliviaSandhamElysiaCurrent_small.jpg After four years of All-American and championship-winning performances, one word can simply sum up Wichita State senior Olivia Sandham. Resilient. Sandham (left) capped off her day of rallying by overcoming a two-game deficit to defeat Penn State junior Elysia Current (right) 3-2 in the best-of-5 women's title match of the 2006 USBC Intercollegiate Singles Championships on Tuesday at Olympic Lanes.

USBC Collegiate

05/23/06

Olivia Sandham on fire at 2006 USBC Intercollegiate Singles Championships

Wichita State All-American averages 231.75 to claim women's top seed

2006ISCOliviaSandhamBrianValenta_small.jpg Wichita State senior Olivia Sandham earned the women's division top seed for match play at the 2006 USBC Intercollegiate Singles Championships by posting a 12-game qualifying total of 2,781, a 231.75 average, on the USBC Sport Bowling long lane pattern at Olympic Lanes on Monday. Lindenwood junior Brian Valenta, who was runner-up at this event in 2004, led the men's field with 2,487 over 12 games (207.25).


USBC Collegiate

05/16/06

BWAA Player of the Year Nation leads strong field into the 2006 USBC Intercollegiate Singles Championships

Olympic Lanes in Milwaukee, Wis., United States (May 22-23, 2006)

Stefanie_Nation_5380.jpg Brian_Valenta_5247.jpg University of Central Florida senior Stefanie Nation has a second chance at ending her college career on top. And she's hoping her third trip to the United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Singles Championships will be the charm. The men's field is led by Lindenwood junior Brian Valenta who was a runner-up at this event in 2004.

USBC Collegiate

05/02/06

USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships returning to Tulsa

Future tournaments to be held in conjunction with USBC Women's Championships

USBCcollegiateLogo_small.jpg Riverlanes, a 40-lane center in Tulsa, Okla., has been selected to host the 2007 and 2008 United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Team Championships. Riverlanes hosted the event in 2003 and 2004, before it moved to The Cherry Bowl in Rockford, Ill., for 2005 and 2006.


USBC Collegiate

04/30/06

Lindenwood, Saginaw Valley State claim titles at 2006 USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships

Bowling Alley: The Cherry Bowl, Rockford, Ill.

2006ITCMenChampsSaginaw_small.jpg With help from their key players in the final frame, the Lindenwood women and Saginaw Valley State men (pictured) claimed national championships Saturday at the 2006 United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Team Championships. Both teams swept their opponents in the best-of-three Baker games championship match.

USBC Collegiate

04/27/06

Haggerty and Nation named 2005-06 NCBCA Most Valuable Players, BWAA Players of the Year

2005_06NCAAMVPBWAAPotYNation_Haggerty_small.jpg Fresno State junior P.J. Haggerty and Central Florida senior Stefanie Nation were named Most Valuable Players for the 2005-06 collegiate bowling season by National Collegiate Bowling Coaches Association. Haggerty and Nation, who have been dating the past 16 months, also were named BWAA Collegiate Players of the Year.

USBC Collegiate

04/22/06

Huntsville, Ala., selected to host 2007 USBC Intercollegiate Singles Championships

AMF Pin Palace Lanes, a renovated 36-lane center located in Huntsville, Ala., will serve as the host for the 2007 United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Singles Championships, to be held May 20-22, 2007. The USBC Intercollegiate Singles Championships, which debuted in May 2004, features the top collegiate bowlers in the country competing for national titles.

USBC Collegiate

04/17/06

Knight-time falls on NCAA women's bowling

Fairleigh Dickinson wins first national title in fourth year of its program

2006NCAAChampsFairleighDickinsonsmall.jpg The foundation was laid a little more than four years ago. That's when Fairleigh Dickinson head coach Mike LoPresti tabbed Lisa Friscioni and Kristina Szalay as his first two women's bowling recruits. As the seniors' college bowling careers came to a close Saturday, they walked out of Emerald Bowl with the ability to say they helped build a national champion from scratch. Friscioni, the tournament's Most Valuable Player, and Szalay finished off Fairleigh Dickinson's impressive showing at the 2006 NCAA National Collegiate Women's Bowling Championship as the Knights defeated Alabama A&M 4-1 in the best-of-7 Baker championship match.

USBC High School

03/31/06

New Mexico becomes 17th state to add varsity bowling

Boys, girls program will begin in 2006-07 season as varsity activity

USBCLogoRedsmall.jpg The New Mexico Activities Association added boys and girls bowling as a varsity activity starting with the 2006-07 academic year. An estimated 35 schools throughout the state will field bowling teams next season. Bowling is the fastest-growing high school sport according to a recent survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations.

USBC Collegiate

03/27/06

Field set for 2006 USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships

Wichita State, Fresno State and Lindenwood sweep their respective sectionals

2006ITCLogo_small.jpg The field is set for the 2006 United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Team Championships following the completion of Sectional Qualifier competition March 25-26. The top four in the men's and women's divisions at each sectional advance to the 2006 USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships, scheduled for April 26-29 at The Cherry Bowl in Rockford, Ill.


USBC Collegiate

03/26/06

Qualifying complete for 2006 USBC Intercollegiate Singles Championships

Nation shoots 300 as Central Florida sends three to women's national finals

Stefanie_Nation_5380.jpg Stefanie Nation picked an opportune time to roll her first 300-game in nearly seven years. The much-heralded University of Central Florida senior opened Friday's six-game qualifying round with a perfect game, helping her solidify a spot at the 2006 USBC Intercollegiate Singles Championships, which will be held May 22-23 at Olympic Lanes in Milwaukee.

USBC Collegiate

03/24/06

College Bowling leads Ronnie Russell on right path

When Ronnie Russell first went to Vincennes University his main focus was on baseball. Now, his decision to change that focus to bowling is starting to pay dividends. Russell, a 26-year-old Indianapolis native who joined the Professional Bowlers Association right after graduating from Vincennes in 2003, led after 27 games of qualifying at the PBA World Championship on Thursday and advanced to the Round of Super 16.

USBC Collegiate

03/02/06

Sectional field announced for 2006 USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships

Top-ranked Wichita State teams slotted for Fairview Heights Sectional

USBCLogoRedsmall.jpg The Wichita State University men's and women's teams - both ranked No. 1 in a Bowling Writers Association of America poll - highlight the 2006 United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Team Championships Sectional Qualifier field announced Wednesday by the USBC Collegiate program. The four Sectional Qualifiers will be held March 25-26.

USBC News

05/24/05

P.J. Haggerty wins at 2005 Collegiate Singles Championships

Most Valuable Player closes fantastic season with men's national title

Fresno State sophomore and No. 1 seed P.J. Haggerty (pictured) defeated San Jose State sophomore Jason Andersen 3-1 in the best-of-5 title match to win the men's 2005 Collegiate Singles Championships at Olympic Lanes. Newman junior Bianca Montagnino came from the No. 6 seed to claim the women's national championship, defeating Kansas senior Kelly Zapf, Rochester, N.Y. Haggerty received the Joe Norris Trophy and Montagnino was presented with the Marion Ladewig Trophy.

USBC News

03/23/05

Wichita State and Lindenwood win 2005 Intercollegiate Bowling Championships

The Cherry Bowl in Rockford, IL USA

Canadian national amateur champion Caroline Lagrange struck on all four of her attempts Saturday as the "Shockers" from Wichita State turned back West Texas A&M, 2-0, in the in the best-of-three Baker-games women's final at the 2005 Intercollegiate Bowling Championships. In the men's finals, the "Lions" from Lindenwood defeated Fresno State, 2-0. It is the first national championship for the players from the University located in St. Charles, Mo., who were participating in the Intercollegiate Bowling Championships for only the second time.

USBC News

02/24/05

Sectional field announced for 2005 Intercollegiate Bowling Championships

Defending champs Kansas and Pikeville slotted for Chattanooga Sectional

Defending national champions, the University of Kansas men and Pikeville College women, highlight the 2005 Intercollegiate Bowling Championships Sectional Qualifier field announced Wednesday by the United States Bowling Congress Collegiate Program.

USBC News

02/23/05

USBC Collegiate Program to conduct 2005 Collegiate Singles Championships in Milwaukee

The United States Bowling Congress Collegiate Program will conduct the second annual Collegiate Singles Championships, a USBC event, on May 22-24, 2005, at Olympic Lanes in Milwaukee. The event, which debuted at Olympic Lanes in May 2004, will feature the top 16 male and top 16 female collegiate bowlers in the country competing for national titles.

United States

01/15/05

2005 Intercollegiate Bowling Championships moved to The Cherry Bowl in Rockford, IL

USBCcollegiateLogo_small.jpg United States Bowling Congress Collegiate has announced the 2005 Intercollegiate Bowling Championships, scheduled for April 20-23, will be held at The Cherry Bowl in Rockford, Ill. The Intercollegiate Bowling Championships is the pinnacle event of the college bowling season. The IBC brings together the top 16 men's and top 16 women's teams in the country to compete for national titles on national television (CSTV).

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