Ill. - The Forester women's bowling team had a sensational weekend at the Tier
1 Kegel/ISBPA Midwest Collegiate Classic where they finished sixth among a
field of 53 schools. Bowling nine games on the extremely difficult Kegel
Turnpike lane pattern, HU finished with 8,317 pins to beat nine top 20 teams
including No. 1 Robert Morris (IL), No. 8 Davenport and No. 9 Midland.
Ayla Yeiter sparked the Foresters with her 191.3 nine-game average to finish 29th individually out of 338 bowlers. Finishing 11 pins behind her in 33rd place was Shelby New who turned in a 190.1 average. Casandra Griffith averaged a 183.2 to place 62nd while Brooke Ewing posted a 178.4 average for 80th place.
Other bowlers for HU included Emily O'Leary (eight-game average of 178.4) and Emerald Leong (one game of 200).
Wichita State claimed the women's title with 9488 pins. Rounding out the top five places were Grand View (9050), Lindenwood (8740), Wright State (8678), Notre Dame College (8528).
Other bowlers for Huntington included Dan Miller (six-game average of 170.5), James Knapp (five-game average of 171.4) and Adam Harris-Shoemaker (one game of 158.0).
Notre Dame College took home the trophy for the men with 9566 pins with the other top five finishers being Wichita State (9557), Robert Morris (9365), Wisconsin-Whitewater (9289) and William Penn (9192).
Huntington is back in action next weekend to compete in the Buckeye Classic at HPL Bowling Center in Columbus, Ohio.