Liz Johnson shoots another 300 game on her way to the top seed in the Masters finals

    12/13/15

    2015 WWC

    Johnson becomes the second woman with multiple 300 games at World Championships; her team mate Danielle McEwan brings the number of perfectos to five

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    The Masters finalists at the 2015 Women's World Championships:
    L-R Liz Johnson, USA; Jeon Eunhee and Jung Dawun, Korea; and Danielle McEwan, USA.

     

    Liz Johnson of United States averaged 235.27 for 37 games at the 2015 Women's World Championships to earn the No. 1 seed for the Masters finals Sunday afternoon at Khalifa International Bowling Center in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

    Johnson, who posted the third 300 game of this Championships in the title match of the Team event, became the second player in history of roll multiple 300 games (her team mate Kelly Kulick was the first in 2011 and 2013) when she started the seven-game match play round with another perfect game.

    Johnson added games of 278, 231, 244, 248, 255 and 194 for 1750 total, an average of 250, and won four of her seven games to lead the match play round with 8705 total.

    Trailing Johnson by 208 pins, including bonus pins, was Jeon Eunhee of Korea with 8497 (229.65) and an 5-2 match play record.

    Eunhee and her team mate Jung Dawun posted games of 268 and 245 in the last game, respectively, to overtake Danielle McEwan, United States, and to set up an all-American and an all-Korean semifinal match.

    Dawun finished third with 8476 (229.08) while McEwan chalked up 8442 (228.16) to secure fourth place, 48 pins ahead of the third Korean, Son Hyerin, who was fifth with 8394.

    Singaporeans Shayna Ng and Cherie Tan, who started the day in first and fourth place, dropped to sixth and seventh with 8390 and 8362, respectively. The one-woman team from Latvia, Diana Zavjalova, finished in eighth place with 8190.

    McEwan aims to win her third gold medal in this Championships, Johnson and Eunhee target their second title, while it would be the first title for Dawun. No. 1 bowls No. 4 and No. 2 bowls No. 3. The winners advance to the gold medal match and the losers share bronze.

    2015WWCLogo.jpg The 2015 Women's World Championships will be held from December 5-14 at Khalifa International Bowling Center in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

    147 players from 30 countries will compete for gold, silver and bronze medals in Singles, Doubles, Trios, five-player Teams, All-Events and Masters in the seven-day competition.

    In accordance with the WTBA Playing Rules, the 2015 Women's World Championships will be contested on two lane conditioning pattern, the 36 ft. Los Angeles pattern and the 43 ft. Tokyo pattern.

    2014BowlTVLogo_small.jpg BowlingdigitalBanner.gif Bowlingdigital.com will provide onsite coverage of the 2015 Women's World Championships from Khalifa International Bowling Center in Abu Dhabi including reports, photos and results, while bowling fans around the world will be able to watch all qualifying rounds, semifinals and finals live on BowlTV.

     


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    2015 Women's World Championships - Masters Match Play


    Players with position, country and 37-game total including bonus pins; top 4 advance to the medal round