USBC Queens

2014 USBC Queens

07/01/14

Brittni Hamilton top qualifier at 2014 USBC Queens

2014USBCQBrittniHamilton_small.jpgTeam USA's Brittni Hamilton (pictured) of Wood Ridge, N.J., posted the highest set of the day at the National Bowling Stadium to maintain her lead and earn high qualifier honors at the 2014 USBC Queens presented by Storm. The 24-year-old right-hander entered the final five games of qualifying Monday with a 49-pin advantage over the 178-player field and posted games of 204, 260, 190, 268 and 236 for a 1,158 third-round effort. She finished qualifying with a 15-game total of 3,484, a 232.27 average.

2014 USBC Queens

06/30/14

Brittni Hamilton leads after two rounds at 2014 USBC Queens

2014USBCQBrittniHamilton_small.jpgTeam USA member Brittni Hamilton (pictured) of Wood Ridge, N.J., leads the field at the 2014 USBC Queens after two rounds of qualifying at the National Bowling Stadium on Sunday. The 24-year-old right-hander rolled games of 209, 212, 257, 246 and 222 for a 1,146 second-round effort and a 10-game total of 2,326, a 232.6 average. Opening-round leader Ashly Galante of Palm Harbor, Fla., sits in second with 2,227, and Tannya Roumimper of Indonesia is third with 2,244. Qualifying will continue with five more games Monday.

2014 USBC Queens

06/29/14

Former Team USA member Ashly Galante takes early lead at 2014 USBC Queens

2014USBCQueensLogo_small.jpg Former Team USA member Ashly Galante of Palm Harbor, Fla., took the early lead Saturday at the 2014 USBC Queens presented by Storm. The 25-year-old right-hander paced the field with games of 213, 269, 267, 224 and 266 for a five-game total of 1,239, a 247.8 average, at the National Bowling Stadium. Tawni Vollmer of Chicago finished the day in second place with 1,193, and Team USA member Shannon O'Keefe of Arlington, Texas, was third with 1,186.

2014 USBC Queens

06/24/14

Diana Zavjalova prepped for USBC Queens title defense

Bowling fans can watch every round of the Queens live on BowlTV; finals will be broadcast live on ESPN2 on July 3 at 7 p.m. Eastern

2013USBCQueensDianaZavjalova2_small.jpgLatvia's Diana Zavjalova (pictured) has enjoyed much success on the lanes over the past year, but she realizes the hard work must continue if she wants to successfully defend her USBC Queens title. Zavjalova will begin her title defense when the 2014 USBC Queens presented by Storm gets underway Saturday with the first round of qualifying at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, Nev. The finals will be broadcast live on ESPN2 on July 3 at 7 p.m. Eastern.

USBC News

06/10/14

2015 USBC Queens shifts to May with live ESPN2 finals

Six USBC major events to be held in Green Bay, Wis., in 2015

2013USBCQueensLogo_small.jpgThe 2015 United States Bowling Congress Queens presented by Storm will shift dates to May next year with the finals being broadcast live on ESPN2. The Queens will take place at Ashwaubenon Bowl in Green Bay, Wis., starting May 13 and concluding with the nationally televised finals at 8 p.m. Eastern on May 19. The 2015 USBC Senior Queens will also take place during the same timeframe. Both events were previously scheduled for late summer in 2015.

2013 USBC Queens

09/05/13

Latvia's Diana Zavjalova top seed for TV show at 2013 USBC Queens

2013WCDianaZavjalova3_small.jpg2013WCShaynaNg3_small.jpg Diana Zavjalova (l.) of Latvia made a huge statement in her USBC Queens debut this week, and she's now one game away from the biggest win of her bowling career. The 22-year-old right-hander averaged more than 234 on the way to a 6-0 match-play record, including a 688-628 win against Singapore's Shayna Ng (r.) on Wednesday to secure the top spot.

2013 USBC Queens

09/04/13

Carolyn Dorin-Ballard one of 16 undefeated at 2013 USBC Queens

List of undefeated players includes Dorin-Ballard's next opponent, top-qualifier Shayna Ng of Singapore, four additional international standouts, five Queens champions, and three current Team USA members; Lindsay Boomershine wins USBC Shoot-Out

2002USBCQCarolynDorinBallard_small.jpg2013WCShaynaNg_small.jpgUSBC Hall of Famer Carolyn Dorin-Ballard (pictured), who won the Queens in 2001 and finished second last year, is one of 16 players still undefeated at the prestigious event. The list of undefeated players includes five international standouts: Dorin-Ballard's next opponent, top-qualifier Shayna Ng of Singapore, her team mate Jazreel Tan, Malaysia's Shalin Zulkifli, Diana Zavjalova of Latvia and former PWBA star Carol Gianotti of Australia

2013 USBC Queens

09/03/13

Singapore's Shayna Ng leads 2013 USBC Queens as field is cut to top 67 players

2013USBCQueensShaynaNg_small.jpgSingapore's Shayna Ng (pictured) quickly is making a name for herself on the international bowling scene, and after two consistent days at Sunset Station's Strike Zone Bowling Center, her name is atop the standings at the 2013 USBC Queens presented by Storm. The 23-year-old right-hander shot 289 in her final qualifying game Monday to set the pace with a 10-game total of 2,355, a 235.5 average. The top 67 of 202 players advanced to the cashers round, which will begin Tuesday at noon EDT live on BOWL.com's BowlTV.

2013 USBC Queens

09/01/13

Liz Johnson leads after first day at 2013 USBC Queens

2013WCLizJohnson2_small.jpg2013WCShaynaNg_small.jpgLiz Johnson (pictured left) of Cheektowaga, N.Y., was able to work through recent timing issues and find her way to the top of the standings after the first round of qualifying at the 2013 USBC Queen. The 2009 USBC Queens champion averaged more than 242 on the way to a 1,211 five-game total Sunday at Sunset Station's Strike Zone Bowling Center. She closed with a 246 game to edge Singapore's Shayna Ng, who is second with 1,206.

USBC Queens

08/27/13

Diandra Asbaty ready to defend USBC Queens title

Sunset Station's Strike Zone Bowling Center in Henderson, Nev. (Sept. 1-8, 2013)

2002USBCQDiandraAsbaty2_small.jpgHeading into the 2012 United States Bowling Congress Queens, Chicago's Diandra Asbaty was at a crossroad but found clarity as she hoisted the championship trophy and donned the coveted tiara after claiming her first major title (pictured). She's had a year to reflect on one of the biggest wins of her career and will be in a completely different mindset when she puts her title on the line at the 2013 USBC Queens presented by Storm, which begins Sept. 1 at Sunset Station's Strike Zone Bowling Center in Henderson, Nev.

USBC News

02/05/13

USBC Queens and Senior Queens return to Reno in 2014

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Women bowlers looking for top-level competition will have the chance to bowl in multiple events in one trip as Reno will play host to the USBC Queens and Senior Queens in 2014. The 2014 Queens and Senior Queens will be held at the National Bowling Stadium from June 27-July 3, 2014. The USBC Open Championships also will be held at the NBS in 2014, while Women's Championships takes place across town at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center.

USBC News

02/01/13

The United States Bowling Congress releases Bulletin 1 for the 2013 Queens

World Bowling Tour event for female bowlers to be held immediately after the 2013 WTBA World Championships at Sunset Station's Strike Zone bowling center

2013USBCQueensLogo_small.jpg2013WCLogo_small.jpg The USBC has released Bulletin 1 for the 2013 USBC Queens tournament, a World Bowling Tour event for female bowlers, which will be held from August 31 to September 5 at Sunset Station's Strike Zone in suburban Las Vegas immediately following the WTBA World Championships (August 16-31).

USBC News

08/14/12

2013 USBC Queens offers special incentives

USBCQueensLogo_small.jpg The United States Bowling Congress has announced special incentives leading up to the 2013 USBC Queens, including packages for international or collegiate teams entering together. The Queens, a World Bowling Tour event, will take place Aug. 31-Sept. 5, 2013 (Labor Day weekend) at Sunset Station's Strike Zone Bowling Center, immediately following the conclusion of the WTBA World Championships, which will be held in the same center.

2012 World Bowling Tour #8

04/25/12

Diandra Asbaty wins first major title at 2012 USBC Queens

2002USBCQDiandraAsbaty2_small.jpg The last time Diandra Asbaty of Chicago reached the championship match of the USBC Queens, she bowled a match to forget. On Tuesday night, she bowled a match she will never forget. Asbaty defeated USBC Hall of Famer Carolyn Dorin-Ballard of Keller, Texas, 244-227, to win her first career major title at the 2012 USBC Queens presented by Storm. Asbaty needed a strike and seven pins in the final frame and threw three perfect strikes to lock up the win at the International Training and Research Center.

2012 USBC Queens

04/24/12

Carolyn Dorin-Ballard earns top seed for USBC Queens championship round

Nation, Asbaty, Johnson and Earnest also make the TV show live on ESPN2 Tuesday at 7 p.m. EST

2002USBCQCarolynDorinBallard_small.jpgCarolyn Dorin-Ballard (pictured left) of Keller, Texas, had a few close calls during Monday's match play at the USBC Queens, but the Hall of Famer made enough clutch shots to grab the top seed for the stepladder finals Monday at AMF Euless Lanes. Joining Dorin-Ballard in Tuesday's finals at the International Training and Research Center in Arlington, Texas, which will be televised live on ESPN2 at 7 p.m. Eastern,  are No. 2 Stefanie Nation, No. 3 Diandra Asbaty, No. 4 Liz Johnson and No. 5 Josie Earnest.

2012 USBC Queens

04/23/12

Missy Parkin undefeated after two rounds of match play at USBC Queens

2012IBCMissyParkin_small.jpgDefending champion Missy Parkin (pictured) of Lake Forest, Calif., is one of eight players still undefeated in match play at the 2012 USBC Queens. Parkin, who qualified as the fifth seed, posted victories over Sandra Andersson of Sweden (642-613) and No. 12 seed Anne Marie Duggan of Edmond, Okla., (623-536) on Sunday at AMF Euless Lanes. The final two players in the winners bracket will be assured a spot on the television show, while the final three spots on the show will come from the contenders bracket.


2012 USBC Queens

04/23/12

Kelly Kulick earns top seed for match play at USBC Queens

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Kelly Kulick (pictured) of Union, N.J., averaged 242 during the final five qualifying games on Sunday to earn the top seed for match play at the 2012 USBC Queens. Kulick had games of 279, 232, 208, 258 and 234 to lead the field with a 3,453 pinfall total at AMF Euless Lanes. Anita Manns (r.) of Houston, who led the first two rounds of qualifying, was second at 3,323. The top 48, including defending champion Missy Parkin, advanced to the double-elimination match-play bracket.

2012 USBC Queens

04/22/12

Anita Manns maintains lead at USBC Queens after second round

The 131-player field is cut to the top 64 for Sunday's third round

2012QueensAnitaManns_small.jpg2011BWCDiandraAsbaty3_small.jpgAnita Manns (l.) of Houston might have slowed her pace slightly during the second round of qualifying at the 2012 United States Bowling Congress Queens on Saturday, but she continues to lead the field. Manns averaged 206 during the second round, and her 2,265 total after 10 games leads Diandra Asbaty (r.) of Chicago by 14 pins. The 131-player field was cut to the top 64, will bowl five additional qualifying games on Sunday morning.

2012 USBC Queens

04/21/12

Anita Manns in lead after first round of 2012 USBC Queens

2012QueensAnitaManns_small.jpgAnita Manns (pictured) of Houston totaled 802 for her first three games en route to the lead after the opening day of qualifying at the 2012 USBC Queens on Friday. Manns posted a 1,235 total (247 average) during the afternoon squad at AMF Euless Lanes in Euless, Texas, and leads Diandra Asbaty of Chicago by 18 pins. The Queens continues Saturday with five more qualifying games, after which the field of 131 will be cut to the top 64 for five additional qualifying games Sunday morning.

USBC Queens

04/17/12

Missy Parkin riding high heading into USBC Queens

AMF Showplace Lanes in Euless, Texas, USA (April 19-24, 2012)

2012EBT04MissyParkin_small.jpgIt's been clear over the past couple years that Missy Parkin of Lake Forest, Calif., has found the secret to success at the USBC Queens presented by Storm. Now the question is, can she turn that success into back-to-back Queens titles? Parkin, who finished fourth at the 2010 Queens and won last year's event, will begin her title defense Friday when the first round of qualifying begins at AMF Euless Lanes in Euless, Texas. The finals will be televised live on ESPN2 at 7 p.m. Eastern on April 24.

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