Collegiate Bowling


Martha Perez, Anggie Ramirez named Arthur Ashe Jr. sports scholars

Colombian duo recognized as standout minority student-athletes

2011UMESAnggieRamirez_small.jpg2011UMESMarthaPerez_small.jpgIn the April 28 edition of Diverse Issues In Higher Education University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) women's bowlers Anggie Ramirez (l.) and Martha Perez (r.), both from Bogota, Colombia, were named team finalists for the Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award. The award is inspired by tennis legend Arthur Ashe Jr.'s commitment to education as well as his love for the game of tennis.

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ESPN2 to show USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships title matches on Sunday

Men’s and women’s championships matches to be aired at 5 p.m. Eastern

USBCITCLogo_small.jpg The crowning of team champions in college bowling can be seen Sunday at 5 p.m. Eastern when ESPN2 broadcasts the title matches of the 2011 USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships. Sunday’s broadcast marks the 10th consecutive year the championships matches of the ITC have been televised. Dave LaMont will handle play-by-play duties with Team USA and PBA standout Chris Barnes providing color commentary on the broadcast. Former Team USA member Emily Maier will report from laneside.

Collegiate Women's Bowling


UMES to host Championship Rally for National Champions

University will celebrate its bowling program Tuesday at 11a.m.

2011UMESHawksLogo2_small.jpgUMESLogo_small.jpgThe University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) will take time out to celebrate its most recent athletic success Tuesday at 11 a.m. when it honors the Lady Hawks Bowling Program. The Hawks made history this season winning not one, but two, national championships. UMES won the NCAA Championship, their second overall on April 16 and one week later the USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships (ITCs).

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Maryland Eastern Shore, Fresno State win USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships titles

2011USBCITCUMES2_small.jpg The Maryland Eastern Shore women and Fresno State men claimed their first USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships titles on Saturday. Maryland Eastern Shore (pictured) became the first team in history to win an NCAA Women's Bowling title and an Intercollegiate Team Championships title in the same season, taking down Lindenwood, 2-1. Fresno State, meanwhile, defeated the top-ranked team in the country, Webber International, 2-0, to win the men's title. 

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Four teams unbeaten at USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships

AMF Peach Lanes in Columbus, Ga., United States (April 20-23, 2011)

2011USBCITCUMES_small.jpgFour teams are still unbeaten after the opening day of match play at the 2011 United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Team Championships. Three-time defending champion Wichita State and Webber International won all three of their matches at AMF Peach Lanes to remain undefeated on the men's side. For the women, NCAA champions Maryland Eastern Shore (pictured) and Lindenwood finished with a perfect record to reach Saturday's semifinal round.

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Central Florida women, Lindenwood men lead Intercollegiate Team Championships

AMF Peach Lanes in Columbus, Ga., United States (April 20-23, 2011)

USBCITCLogo_small.jpg The Central Florida women and Lindenwood men earned the top seeds heading into match play after qualifying Thursday at the 2011 USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships. All teams advanced to the double-elimination, match-play bracket Friday, where the field will be cut to the top four men's and women's teams by the end of the day. The championships features the top 16 men's and top 16 women's college bowling teams in the country vying for national titles.

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Purdue's TJ Schmidt, Wichita State's Jazreel Tan named Collegiate MVPs

2011CollegiateMVPsTJSchmidtJazreelTan_small.jpgPurdue senior TJ Schmidt and Wichita State sophomore Jazreel Tan were named Most Valuable Players for the 2010-11 college bowling season by the National Collegiate Bowling Coaches Association. Schmidt and Tan were honored with the rest of the All-Americans at the Night of Champions banquet held Wednesday in conjunction with the 2011 USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships, which open Thursday AMF Peach Lanes.

Collegiate Bowling


BWAA announces 2010-11 Collegiate Bowlers of the Year

Wichita State and Purdue athletes recognized as top college bowlers

2008BWAALogo_small.jpg Singapore national team member Jazreel Tan of Wichita State University and TJ Schmidt of Purdue University were presented the Bowling Writers Association of America's (BWAA) Collegiate Bowlers of the Year awards at the awards reception held in conjunction with the USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships in Columbus, Georgia. Both bowlers, Tan in the women's competitions and Schmidt in the men's, had dominating seasons, particularly in the year's major tournaments.

Women's Collegiate Bowling


UMES takes home title at 2011 NCAA Women's Bowling Championships

Three Colombians and one Dominican on the winning team

2011NCAAWBCUMES_small.jpgThe University of Maryland-Eastern Shore (pictured) women's bowling team captured the title at the 2011 NCAA Women's Bowling Championships by defeating Vanderbilt University, four-games-to-two, at Skore Lanes in Taylor, Mich. Saturday. In best-of-three-games format, the Lady Hawks rebounded from a 2-1 deficit to win three consecutive games and the match. Saturday's championships will air on ESPN Sunday afternoon beginning at 2:30 p.m. Eastern time.

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Wichita State men, Webber women look to defend Collegiate National titles

Three-day free live streaming coverage starts Thursday, April 21

USBCITCLogo_small.jpg The Wichita State men will look for a record fourth consecutive national title, while second-year program Webber International will try to defend its women's championship when the USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships kick off April 21 in Columbus, Ga. The defending champions in each division are among the 16 men's and 16 women's teams that advanced to the collegiate nationals, which will be conducted at AMF Peach Lanes. USBC will provide free live streaming coverage of the qualifying and semi-finals.



BWAA announces finalists for 2010-11 Collegiate Bowler of the Year honors

2008BWAALogo_small.jpgThe Bowling Writers Association of America (BWAA) has selected the finalists for this season's Collegiate Bowler of the Year honors. The women's roster is spearheaded by 2009-10 Collegiate Bowler of the Year Jenn Boisselle of Central Florida. The announcement of the final results and the presentation of the awards will take place Wednesday, April 20 in Columbus, Georgia during the awards dinner to be held in conjunction with the USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships.

Women's Collegiate Bowling


Maria Rodriguez named NTCA National Player of the Year

UMES Senior earns nation's top NCAA Bowler award and a fourth All-American honor

2011NTCAPotYMariaRodriguez_small.jpgColombian national team member Maria Rodriguez (pictured right with head coach Sharon Brummell) of Ibague Tolima, Colombia, has a big hand in the success of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore's (UMES) women's bowling program and she was recognized last night for it with the NCAA sport's highest honor. Rodriguez was named the Division I Player of the Year by the National Tenpins Coaches Association (NTCA) at the NCAA Tournament Banquet on the eve of the championship.

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"The Bowling Combine" program to connect bowlers and college coaches

TheBowlingCombineLogo_small.jpgA program to bring together youth bowlers who want to compete at the collegiate level, and college coaches seeking players for their programs, will take place Aug. 10-11, 2011, at the International Training and Research Center. The Bowling Combine for College Prospects is a two-day event in which young bowlers will be evaluated using today’s most objective standards and college coaches will attend to analyze potential fit of the student-athletes for their programs.



Fast-growing collegiate bowling still has plenty of room to expand By Mark Miller

Republished courtesy of (April 10, 2011)

2010ITCWebberInternationalWomen2_small.jpgThese are exciting times for collegiate bowling. Nearly a decade of constant growth has increased the number of schools with bowling programs to almost 240, well above the more than 160 schools fielding teams 10 years ago. During the same period, the total number of competitors has nearly doubled to more than 3,400. There now are more than 80 annual tournaments and almost 100 schools offering some form of scholarships. Yet USBC College Bowling Manager Gary Brown isn’t satisfied.

Women's Collegiate Bowling


UMES' Kristina Frahm named 2011 Bernstein Achievement Award winner

2011UMESKristinaFrahm_small.jpgSenior Kristina Frahm was awarded the Richard Bernstein Achievement Award for Excellence April 7th during the University of Maryland Eastern Shore's 58th annual Honors Convocation ceremony. Frahm received the $5,000 cash award named for and established by the local philanthropist and businessman credited with bringing the world of high technology to Maryland's Eastern Shore. Frahm achieved a 3.95 GPA while also serving as captain of UMES' NCAA Division I women's bowling team.

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Bowling Industry unites to keep Intercollegiate Team Championships on television in 2011

Men's and women's finals to air on ESPN2 on May 15 at 2 p.m. Eastern

USBCITCLogo_small.jpg Industry partners have joined together to keep the United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Team Championships on television for the 10th consecutive year in 2011. The men's and women's finals of the event will air on ESPN2 on May 15 at 2 p.m. Eastern.The USBC, Bowling Proprietors' Association of America, Professional Bowlers Association, Strike Ten Entertainment, The Bowling Foundation and the YES Fund are all contributing to broadcast college bowling's biggest event.

Women's Collegiate Bowling


Mckendree women, Davenport men win NAIA Invitational

NAIALogo_small.jpg The McKendree women and Davenport men went undefeated in match play to claim titles Sunday at the 2011 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Invitational. McKendree took down St. Ambrose, 3-1, while Davenport defeated William Penn, 3-1, in the championship matches at Woodland Bowl. A total of 23 men's teams and 22 women's teams competed in the NAIA Invitational. The event was streamed live on from start to finish.

Women's Collegiate Bowling


Webber International leads undefeated teams at NAIA Invitational

Four men's teams and four women's teams remained undefeated after the opening day of the double-elimination match-play bracket at the 2011 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Invitational. The Webber International men and women led the way as the only school to have both teams go unbeaten at Woodland Bowl. The Webber men are the No. 1 ranked program in the country among NAIA schools, while the Webber women were the top seed after 24 games of qualifying Friday.

Women's Collegiate Bowling


Robert Morris (Ill.) men and Webber Int'l women lead qualifying at NAIA Invitational

NAIALogo_small.jpgWith 24 games of qualifying completed, the seeding for the double-elimination bracket was determined Friday at the 2011 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Invitational. Robert Morris (Illinois) led the men's field, while Webber International topped the women after the opening day of the event at Woodland Bowl. Bowling continues Saturday at 8 a.m. Eastern. The United States Bowling Congress will provide live streaming broadcast from start to finish on

Women's Collegiate Bowling


Field announced for 2011 National Collegiate Women's Bowling Championship

Four teams to win last seven titles in championship lineup

2010NCAAWBCFairleighDickinson_small.jpg NCAALogo_small.jpgThe eight-team field competing for the 2011 National Collegiate Women's Bowling Championship was announced Wednesday by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Women's Bowling Committee. Detroit Mercy and the Detroit Metro Sports Commission will play host to the championship, which will be held April 14-16 at Skore Lanes in Taylor, Mich.

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