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November 13, 2012

Penn women bowlers 10th at ISYL Leatherneck


William Penn University

DAVENPORT/MILAN. Ill. — Breanne Underwood was one spot away from a top-10 finish as she guided the William Penn women’s bowling team at the ISYL Leatherneck Classic Saturday and Sunday.

William Penn placed 10th out of 26 teams with 8,310 pins in six regular games and four sets of Bakers. By falling short of the top eight, the squad did not advance to bracket competition.

Wichita State topped the field in qualifying with 9,472 pins, and then held its seed by defeating Ashford in the finals.

Dasha Kovalova of Wichita State was the top individual in qualifying with a 216.8 clip (1,301 pins).

Underwood topped William Penn by placing 11th out of 202 competitors at 199.2 (1,195 pins). Kelsey Johnson was next with a 188.0 average, while Kirstin Newberry held a 184.2 mark.

Samantha Powell also bowled all six games with a 183.3 clip.

Abigayle Wempen averaged 169.4 pins in five games, while Jessica Ganem finished with a 106 in her only game.

William Penn is off two weeks, returning to action Dec. 1-2 at the Warhawk Open in Madison and Sun Prairie, Wis.