Newsome to continue bowling career at HU

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2012-03-30
/uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/Athletics/Newsome-Eleni.jpgHUNTINGTON, Ind. - Eleni Newsome, a right handed bowler from Huntington, Indiana, has signed her letter of intent to continue her education and bowling career at Huntington University this fall. Newsome will graduate this spring from Huntington North High School and is the second Lady Viking bowler to sign with the University.

A three year varsity member, Newsome bowled on the 2009 and this year’s 2012 Indiana High School State Runner-up Lady Viking team and the 2011 State Finals fifth place team. Her team went undefeated during her three years, won three sectional titles and two state semi-state titles to go along with four straight state final appearances.

“I am very happy to have Eleni bowling at Huntington University this fall,” commented Coach Bischoff. “Eleni comes from one of the premier high school programs in Indiana and will bring a lot of energy and experience to HU.”

Huntington University men’s and women’s teams will compete in intercollegiate bowling beginning in the fall of 2012. For information about Huntington University and the Huntington University bowling program contact coach Jim Bischoff at jbischoff@huntington.edu. 
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 53 NAIA All-America honors and 187 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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