Foresters struggle in Allentown over Christmas break

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2013-01-14
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The Forester men’s bowling team had a tough trip to Allentown over Christmas break. In their first two-day tournament, the Roto-Grip Keystone-Quaker Classic, HU finished 32nd out of 35 teams with a total of 6702 pins for the tournament.

The bright spot for Huntington was Tyler Neff’s 30th place finish out of 223 bowlers. The right-hander finished with a five-game average of 198 which included games of 219-188-220-187-176. His average is currently the highest individual average in a tournament this year.

Senior Bryan Myers had his personal best with a 234 game while Addison Trump had a 187 game. Connor Brown averaged 170 for five games.

Robert Morris of Illinois won the tournament with Notre Dame College second and William Patterson University third.

In the Lehigh Valley Collegiate Classic, the second tournament in four days, Huntington finished 39th. It was tough going for all the Forester keglers with Neff recording the high game of the tournament for Huntington with 197 and Brown 187.

Robert Morris of Illinois won its second tournament of the week with Morehead State University second and Davenport University third.

The Foresters return to action January 19-20 at the Tier 1 Blue and Gold Classic at Chippewa Bowl in South Bend. The following weekend they will compete in the Buckeye Baker Classic in Columbus, Ohio.
 
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 16 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 46 NAIA All-America honors and 202 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. 
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Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
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Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
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