BOWL.com | Collegiate Ticker – October 6, 2021
The first Level I event of the 2021-2022 United States Bowling Congress Collegiate season was played at AMF West Lanes for the women’s division and Bowlero Wauwatosa for the men’s competition. The tournament featured 30 women’s college programs and 41 men’s college teams.
The event featured six traditional games on Saturday and 16 Baker games on Sunday to determine the eight teams from each division qualifying for the competition in brackets. All bracket matches featured a best-of-three Baker format.
Radio coverage of the two centers was provided by BowlTV.com.
In the women’s division, SCAD-Savannah qualified fifth overall and defeated No. 4 St. Ambrose (2-0) and top qualifier Mount Mercy (2-1) to set up a tilt for the title. against number 2 Webber International. Webber had swept No. 7 Lindenwood and beat No. 6 St. Francis-Illinois, 2-1, to qualify.
After winning Game 1 (182-176) and retiring Game 2 (164-159), SCAD-Savannah’s Pamela Perez filled 20 pins in the 10th frame of the decisive game to force Webber to strike to win the Midwestern Championships. Collegiate. Webber was unable to log in on his first delivery, leaving a 4-6-7 split, and the open frame helped the Bees to the win, 184-168.
Mount Mercy took first place in the group with a total of 8,859 qualifiers. Webber finished with 8,799 and Midland was third at 8,577. William Penn qualified eighth and took the last place in the brackets game with 8,158.
In the women’s individual standings, Mount Mercy’s Ayra Aminuddin had 241 wins in her last game to take top honors, finishing with a six-game total of 1,258, an average of 209.66.
Aminuddin was joined in the All Tournament Squad by William Penn’s Gabriella Evans (1,242), Carissa Johnson of Morningside (1,240), Chloe Herman of Midland (1,226) and Jaden Howard of Trine (1,225).
The men’s championship round also saw SCAD-Savannah take on Webber for the title. SCAD-Savannah qualified third overall and beat No.6 Mount Mercy (2-1) and No.2 McKendree (2-1) to qualify, while No.5 Webber swept the # 4 Marian and # 1 St. Ambrose to get around. on the finals.
Webber won Game 1 in the final, 224-187, and Tyrell Ingalls of SCAD-Savannah delivered three goals in the 10th frame of Game 2 to help the Bees tie the game, 208-206. In the deciding game, SCAD-Savannah delivered eight shots in the top nine frames en route to a 241-210 victory.
In qualifying, St. Ambrose led the men’s division with a total of 9,772 and was followed by McKendree (9,634) and SCAD-Savannah (9,530). Judson qualified eighth with 9,219.
Nathan Stubler of St. Ambrose and Jordan Shepherd of Marian-Indiana are tied for top individual honors in the men’s division, with each student-athlete posting a total of 1,394, an average of 232.33.
Brett Beuthin of Wisconsin-Whitewater (1,388), Nolan Blessing of Marian-Indiana (1,376) and Kai Yamada of Mount Mercy (1,349) also clinched spots on the men’s team of the tournament.
In other collegial actions:
– At the Ohio Bowling Conference I in Columbus, Ohio, the Northwestern Ohio men and the Ohio State women claimed victory.
– At the MSC Bowling Green Baker Bash in Bowling Green, Ky., The Tennessee Southern men beat Bethel-Tennessee to the win after Baker’s 40 games.
– At the Southwest Intercollegiate Bowling Conference (SWIBC) I in Dallas, women from Tulane and Christian men from Oklahoma took first places.
– At the Dallas SWIBC II, the men from Spring Hill and the women from Louisiana Tech finished the weekend at the top of the standings.
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