HUNTINGTON, Ind. - The USBC Collegiate have extended invitations to the HU men’s and women’s bowling teams to participate in the 2015 USBC Intercollegiate Sectionals slated for March 13-15. The Forester women, seeded 17th, are one of 64 women’s teams invited to participate while the Forester men, seeded 70th, are one of 80 men’s teams to receive an invitation.
There are four sectionals sites and the Foresters will pack their bags for Smyrna, Tenn. The other three locations are Fort Worth (Texas), Addison (Ill.) and Stratford (N.J.).
The first day will feature the singles portion of the tournament with the final two days reserved for team play which includes 32 Baker games each day. All events will be bowled at the Smyrna Bowling Center. The top four men’s and women’s teams from each sectional location will advance to USBC Nationals in April.
Men’s teams competing at the Smyrna sectional includes Arkansas (Fayetteville), Bethel (Tenn.), Campbellsville, Central Florida, Concordia, Cumberlands, Emmanuel, Florida State, Huntington, Indiana Tech, Kansas, Lindenwood, Marian, Martin Methodist, McKendree, Missouri Baptist, Morehead State, Ohio State, Pikeville, Purdue, St. Catharine, and Western Illinois.
Women’s teams competing in Smyrna include Adrian, Alabama, Aquinas, Ball State, Bethel (Tenn.), Campbellsville, Central Florida, Concordia, Cumberlands, Emmanuel, Florida State, Huntington, Indiana Tech, Lindenwood, Marian, McKendree, Pikeville and St. Catharine.
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 16 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 38 NAIA All-America honors and 222 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest.