Bowling Continues Strong Season with Third Place Finish

Bowling Continues Strong Season with Third Place Finish

Rossford, Ohio. - The Alma College bowling team continues to perform well, this week finishing third at the BGSU Falcon Classic out of 16 teams over the weekend (Nov. 17 & 18).

The Scots were led by Brooke Fornetti (Iron Mountain, Mich. / Iron Mountain), who bowled over 200 in each of the four games she competed in. Emma Davis (Horton, Mich / Hanover Horton) and Rachel Kuczajda also had a strong weekend, posting averages of 208.2 and 198.2, respectively.

What Happened

  • Alma began the meet with an 885 in the first game, serving as a bit of a warm-up as no Scot bowled over a 200. Davis led the way with a 190.
  • The second round saw both Kuczajda and Fornetti post their first 200's of the day as Alma posted 973 points to get back into contention.
  • The third game was a huge one for the Scots. Four players posted games over 220, led by Davis with a 246, Fornetti with a 245 and Kuczajda with a 235. Josee Hale (Defiance, Ohio / Defiance Senior High) came in with a 222, her best score of the day. Alma's score of 1086 vaulted the Scots to second place in the tournament at that point.
  • Fornetti and Kemmie Shunk had Alma's best scores in Round 4 with a 213 and a 200, en route to a 936 for the team.
  • The fifth game again saw five players bowl over 200 in another 1000 point game; Davis, Kuczajda, Hale and Fornetti all did so. The Scots were in third place after the five individual games.
  • Over 12 Baker games, Alma scored 2088 points, posting highs of 202 and 201. That score kept the Scots in third place overall, trailing Wright State and Calumet College of St. Joseph.

Notables

  • The Scots' big third game of 1086 points was the most points scored by any team in any one of the five games during the meet.
  • Brooke Fornetti's average of 218 was the second-highest of any competitor over the weekend to only the first-place finisher who came in 0.6 points ahead of Fornetti.
  • Fornetti's 245 in the third game in a new career-high, besting the record of 224 she set just last week.
  • Rachel Kuczajda also set a new career-high with her 235 in the third game.

Up Next

The Scots have a month off before their next competition. They will travel to Columbus, Ohio, to compete at the Buckeye Baker Classic on Saturday and Sunday, January 12 and 13.