HU women take 13th at Brunswick Classic

MARIETTA, Ga. - The Forester women’s bowling team headed down south over the weekend to compete in the Brunswick Southern Classic in Marietta, Georgia, where they finished 13th out of 16 teams.

Huntington posted a total of 5048 pins in their six regular matches on Saturday and finished 5-7 in their 12 two-game Baker matches on Sunday to finish with a grand total of 9,253 pins.

Shelby New bowled a team-high 214 in her fourth match on Saturday to pace Coach Bischoff’s squad. She finished with a 181.5 average to place 23rd as an individual out of 111 bowlers. Casandra Griffith was the only other Forester to bowl all six matches on Saturday. She averaged 159.2 to finish 48th individually.

Other bowlers for Huntington included Brooke Ewing (165.6 average for five games), Ayla Yeiter (156.8 average for four games), Emily O’Leary (171.0 average for three games), Emerald Leong (167.0 average for three games), Caitlin Pidgeon (173.0 average for two games) and Leigha Lindsey (189 for one game).

Webber International claimed the women’s title with 10,648 pins followed by Florida State (10,189), Pikeville (10,188), Victory (10.146), Bethel (9,557), Bellarmine (9,516), Campbellsville (9,458), Martin Methodist (9,416), Florida (9,357), Lindenwood Belleville (9,329), Emmanuel (9,312), South Florida (9,305), HU (9,253), Morehead State (9,179), Ohio State (8,856) and Missouri Baptist (8,725).

The Foresters have a two-break before heading to Adrian, Michigan, on November 16 for the AC Open.
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 16 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 39 NAIA All-America honors and 213 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.


Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director