LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Spring Arbor University men's and women's bowling teams were back in action at the Louisville Collegiate Classic on Saturday. The Cougar men finished eighth out of 16 teams while the women placed 16th.
EVENT: Louisville Collegiate Classic
TEAM FINISH: Men – 8th/16; Women – 16th/16
LOCATION: Louisville, Ky.
- After the individual games, the men's team sat in 11th place with 4743 pins. The Cougars posted solid Baker scores though, including an 855, to climb three spots in the standings and finish with 7126 total pins.
- On the women's side, the Cougars collected 3893 pins in the individual games, and then, in the Baker format, went 642-653-599 for a total pinfall of 5787.
- Austin Kraemer led the Cougar men with a 17th place finish out of nearly 100 bowlers. Kraemer racked up 1048 pins over five games, including a high-game of 234.
- Adam LaRoe followed close behind in 21st with 1042 pins. LaRoe averaged a 208.4 over five games and posted a high-game of 226.
- Hanna Irvin paced the women's squad with 852 pins. Over five games, she averaged a 170.4 with a high-game of 213. Stephanie Waddell was next for the Cougars with 783 pins.
- Sabrina Ball, Kassi Martin and Kelsey Thomas followed. Ball totaled 770 pins while Martin and Thomas finished with 749 and 739, respectively.
- Martin Methodist College captured the team title for the men with 7883 pins and the Lindenwood University-Belleville University claimed the women's with 7231 pins.
- MMC's Lucas Hartigan was the men's individual champion with 1203 pins defeating Campbellsville Univeristy's Ryan Bremer by one pin. The women's individual champion was Destiny Harper of Emmanuel College with 1137 pins.
Spring Arbor will open conference play with the WHAC Jamboree #1, hosted by Concordia University in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on Saturday, Oct. 8.