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College Tournament to showcase NAIA programs

Woodland Bowl in Indianapolis (April 1-3, 2011)

NAIALogo_small.jpgFor the first time since 1978, member schools of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) will compete in a dedicated national tournament when the NAIA Invitational takes place this weekend. A total of 24 men's teams and 23 women's teams will travel to Woodland Bowl in Indianapolis for the competition, which will be conducted April 1-3. The NAIA has 50,000 student-athletes participating at nearly 300 member colleges and universities throughout the United States and Canada.

Collegiate Women's Bowling


Nebraska women come from behind to win Columbia 300 Music City Invitational

Vanderbilt shoots the first perfect game in the seven-year history of the tournament

20110320NebraskaWomenHuskers_small.jpgThe University of Nebraska-Lincoln women's bowling team (pictured) bowled its way to a first-place finish at the Columbia 300 Music City Invitational in Nashville, TN. The Huskers, seeded fourth, defeated No. 3 Central Missouri and No. 2 Vanderbilt to bowl top-seeded Fairleigh Dickinson for the Championship. Nebraska was down 0-1 before they surged back to win the next four baker games and with that the title. Vanderbilt rolled the first 300 game in the seven-year history of the tournament

Collegiate Women's Bowling


UMES claims MEAC Bowling Championship

Hawks post fifth overall title, second for three seniors.

2011UMESHawksLogo2_small.jpgAs the careers draw to an end for three University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) seniors it is ending up the same as it started, with a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Championship. The Lady Hawks captured the 2011 title Sunday, March 20th in Greensboro, their fifth overall and the second for three All-American seniors in Kristina Frahm, Martha Perez and Maria Rodriguez. UMES defeated Morgan State 4-0 to capture the crown.

Collegiate Women's Bowling


Maria Rodriguez named MEAC Bowler of the Year for third consecutive year

Hawks land four players on All-MEAC first Team

2011UMESMariaRodriguez_small.jpgThe University of Maryland Eastern Shore dominated the conference awards released by the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Maria Rodriguez (pictured) of Ibague Tolima, Colombia won her third straight MEAC Player of the Year award. Kristina Frahm (Oswego, Ill.), Martha Perez (Bogota, Colombia) and Anggie Ramirez (Bogota, Colombia) all join Rodriguez on the All-MEAC first Team,, while Paula Vilas (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) earned second Team All-Conference.

Collegiate Women's Bowling


Lady Hawks head to MEAC conference championship with top seed

Norfolk State claims top seed in the south.

2011UMESHawksLogo2_small.jpgThe Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced the field for the upcoming conference championship held March 18-20 at the Gate City Lanes in Greensboro, N.C. The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) earned the conference's northern divisional title and with it the top seed in the event with a 28-2 conference record. Norfolk State University earned the southern divisional title and the south's top seed with an 18-6 MEAC mark.

USBC Collegiate


Field set for 2011 USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships

USBCITCLogo_small.jpg A total of 32 teams kept their hopes alive for collegiate national titles as the field was determined Sunday for the 2011 United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Team Championships. The field of 16 men's teams and 16 women's teams was determined at sectional qualifiers at four sites - Allentown, Pa.; Chattanooga, Tenn.; Peoria, Ill.; and Euless, Texas - with the top four teams in each division advancing.

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Field set for 2011 USBC Intercollegiate Singles Championships

USBCISCLogo2_small.jpgThe field of 24 men and 16 women who will compete for individual national championships was determined Friday at four 2011 United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Singles Championships sectional qualifiers. The 2011 USBC Intercollegiate Singles Championships will take place May 23-24 at AMF Euless Lanes in Euless, Texas. Qualifying for the national finals was held in Allentown, Pa.; Chattanooga, Tenn.; Peoria, Ill.; and Euless, Texas.

USBC Collegiate


UMES clinches Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Northern Division title

Hawks go 9-1 at final conference meet to secure the title.

2010UMESWomensTeam_small.jpg2011UMESHawksLogo2_small.jpgAfter a year without it, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) women's bowling team brought home their second Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Northern Division title over the weekend. The Lady Hawks posted a 9-1 mark at the final conference meet of the year to secure the title with a 28-2 MEAC record.

USBC Collegiate


Morehead State men, Robert Morris - Illinois women capture Hoosier Classic titles

Frank Testa wins Columbia 300 Friday Night Eliminator

2011RobertMorrisEagles_small.jpg2011MoreheadStateUniversityEagles_small.jpgRobert Morris-Illinois claimed the women's title, while Morehead State took home the men's title at the 42nd annual Backhaul Direct Hoosier Classic at Western Bowl on Sunday. Robert Morris defeated Central Florida, 3-2, to win the women's championship, while Morehead State took down Lindenwood, 3-1, to top the men's field.

USBC Collegiate


Sectional field announced for 2011 USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships

USBCITCLogo_small.jpg The path to crowning collegiate national champions for the 2010-11 season became a little clearer Tuesday as the United States Bowling Congress announced sectional-qualifying assignments for the 2011 USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships. The four sectional qualifiers will be held March 12-13 at AMF Parkway Lanes in Allentown, Pa.; Holiday Bowl-Brainerd in Chattanooga, Tenn.; Landmark Lanes in Peoria, Ill.; and AMF Euless Lanes in Euless, Texas.

USBC Collegiate


UNL Huskers defeat UMES Hawks to win 8th Morgan State Invitational

Nebraska's women's bowling team wins for the sixth time in eight years

LincolnNebraskaLogo_small.jpg2011UMESHawksLogo2_small.jpgThe University of Nebraska-Lincoln women's bowling team continued its dominance in the Morgan State Invitational Bowling Tournament claiming its second consecutive championship and the sixth title in the eighth edition of the tournament this weekend in Baltimore, Md. The Huskers won its third event of the year with a 4-2 victory over the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks.

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Webber International men win McKendree Baker Challenge

Webber men, Wichita women ranked as the No. 1 teams in the country by the BWAA

2011WebberMen_small.jpgThe Webber International men's bowling team dominated match play sweeping through the final and winning the championship title at the McKendree Baker Challenge in suburban St. Louis. In the second poll of the 2010-11 Collegiate season the Webber International men's team and the Wichita State women's team were ranked as the No. 1 teams in the country by the Bowling Writers Association of America.

Women's Collegiate Bowling


UMES bowling announces program changes; Hawks make coaching change mid-season

2011UMESCoachDougDukes_small.jpg2010NTCACotYSharonBrummell_small.jpgThe University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) Women's Bowling Team is trying for another national championship and head coach Sharon Brummell (l.) feels she knows what has been missing since they won in 2008, former assistant coach Doug Dukes (r.). Brummell has announced Wednesday that Dukes, the team's assistant coach for six seasons through the 2008-09 campaign will rejoin the program in the same capacity starting immediately.

Women's Collegiate Bowling


Fairleigh Dickinson defeats top-seeded UMES to win Kutztown Invitational

Vanderbilt finishes third and host Kutztown fourth

2011KutztownInvitationalFairleighDickinson_small.jpgThe Fairleigh Dickinson University women's bowling team (pictured) defeated No. 1 seed University of Maryland Eastern Shore in the best-of-seven Baker games championship match, four-games-to-two, to win the 2011 Kutztown Invitational Sunday at Hiester Lanes in Reading, Pa. The Knights came back from a 2-0 deficit to win four straight games against the Hawks. Vanderbilt University defeated host Kutztown, 4-1, to win the third-place match.

Women's Collegiate Bowling


Vanderbilt, UMES tie for top spot at Kutztown Invitational

Fairleigh Dickinson, Kutztown remain in the hunt to win the tournament

2011VanderbiltCommodoresLogo2_small.jpg2011UMESHawksLogo_small.jpgThe Vanderbilt University "Commodores" and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore "Hawks" finished tied for first place after two days of qualifying in the 2011 Kutztown Invitational. The two leaders will be joined on Sunday by Fairleigh Dickinson "Knights" and the "Golden Bears" of host Kutztown Uinversity", who remained in the hunt to win the tournament by finishing third and fourth, resp.

Collegiate Bowling


Shockers stay golden at Blue & Gold Classic in South Bend, Ind.

200910WSUShockers_small.jpgThe Wichita State University's men's and women's Shocker bowling teams swept the Blue and Gold Classic in South Bend, Ind. This was the men's third tournament win and the women's fifth. Junior Erik Gulbrandson of Superior, Wis. led the men's team with a 222.0 average over nine team games. Sophomore Jazreel Tan of Singapore topped the tournament field with a 211.4 average over nine games naming her most valuable player.

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Kutztown prepares for third Kutztown Invitational; USBC provides Live Streaming

Nation's biggest tournament to be held in Reading, Pa. (Jan. 28-30, 2011)

2011KutztownUniversityGoldenBearsLogo_small.jpgThe Kutztown University women's bowling team is preparing to host the third annual Kutztown Invitational Friday Jan. 28-Sunday, Jan. 30 at Hiester Lanes in Reading, Pa. It's the nation's largest bowling NCAA tournament of the 2010-11 season. The competition will be stiff as 28 teams fwill compete for the KU Invitational title during the three day event. Fans can catch all the action live at, the official website of the United State Bowling Congress, as it will provide a free webcast of the entire event.

Collegiate Women's Bowling


Vanderbilt University women win Mid-Winter Classic

Commodores reel off 12 straight victories to finish first in Cabot, Ark.

2011VanderbiltCommodoresLogo_small.jpgThe Vanderbilt University women came into the Mid-Winter Classic in Cabot, Ark. with a rare losing record. It had fallen out of the nation's Top 10; some wondered if it had lost its winning knack. Things didn't seem much different when the Commodores botched a tidy lead and lost Friday in the tournament's opening game. Who could have expected this gritty group of Black and Gold would regroup and reel off 12 straight victories and win the championship in a stunning turn of events? That's exactly what happened.

Collegiate Bowling


Wichita State University's Lady Shockers win big in Las Vegas

200910WSUShockers_small.jpgThe Wichita State University Lady Shockers claimed back-to-back Tier I titles in Las Vegas, Nevada this winter break. The women's first win came at Sam's Town Collegiate Shootout, held on December 19-20, where they claimed the top spot with a total of 11,029 pins – a staggering 505 pins above second place's Pikeville College. The second win came at the Las Vegas Invitational, held on December 21-22, where the Lady Shockers stayed unbeaten in Baker system match play.

Collegiate Bowling


Marcus Berndt, Melissa Sobolik tie for inaugural Coach K Three-Peat Scholarship

Scholarship is honor of 3-time National Team Champion Steve Kloempken

USBCTDSteveKloempken_small.jpgThis year, WSU Shocker Bowling will award more than $127,000 in scholarship annually which allows its program members to be successful student-athletes. Shocker Bowling announced its newest scholarship – the Coach K Three-Peat Scholarship. The Coach K Three-Peat Scholarship is in honor of alumnus Steve Kloempken (pictured) who has the distinction of being the very first intercollegiate bowler to actually be a member and bowl on three consecutive National Championship Teams.

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