Women’s Bowling 2013-14 Archives

Men’s Bowling Team Takes Seventh in Nation; Women’s Team Places 10th Nationally

The MCC men’s bowling team finished seventh in the nation and the MCC women’s team placed tenth in the nation at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Championship which concluded on Saturday, March 1, at the AMF Thurway Lanes in Cheektowaga, NY.

In the men’s competition, Vincennes (Ind.) won its eight team title in the past 12 years. Rounding out the top 10 were Schenectady CCC, Iowa Central, Mohawk Valley CC, Highland CC, Hudson Valley CC, Muskegon CC, Cayuga CC, SUNY Adirondack and Erie CC.

Erie CC won the women’s national title, followed in the final team standings by Highland CC, Schenectady CCC, Iowa Central, Hudson Valley CC, Cayuga CC, Westmoreland CC, Herkimer CCC, Schoolcraft College and Muskegon CC.

In the men’s competition, the MCC doubles team of Jimmy Strysick and Kyle Essenberg finished 4th out of 40 teams. Individually, Strysick took 14th, Mitch Wybenga 17th and Essenberg 25th out of 104 bowlers.

“Strong doubles and team performances put us in the top 10 heading into baker play,” said MCC Coach Bill Bowen, noting the effort by his sophomores Strysick, Essenberg, Logan Holland, Dylan Lewis, Cameron Calkins . “The sophomores really stepped it up in baker play to make sure we did not lose any ground.”

In the women’s competition, the Jayhawks finished 10th out of 15 teams. Jill Klein took 18th out of 75 bowlers in singles.

“The women’s team gained some experience for the style of play and type of environment that will we will hopefully take advantage of next season,” concluded Bowen.

Men’s and Women’s Bowling Compete

The Jayhawks traveled to Westland, Mich. this Saturday, Feb. 15 to bowl against Schoolcraft CC at Vision Lanes. The Jayhawks had both the Men’s and Women’s High Game Award Winners: Mitch Wybenga – 247 and Jill Klein – 220.

Muskegon CC Men’s Team I & II
Kyle Essenberg 200-207-181=588, Jimmy Strysick 173-188-225=586, Mitchell Wybenga 170-247-159=576, Dakota Hanson 190-180-197=567, Dylan Lewis 202-152-212=566, Logan Holland 141-190-213=544, Noan Carter 151-205-186=542, Tim Loeffler 171-158-201=530, Cameron Calkins 196-175=371

Muskegon CC Women’s Team
Jill Klein 189-166-220=575, Adrianna Baker 143-189-139=471, Caitlin Alviar 146-166-143=455, Shelby Luther 152-113-154=419, Rita French 92-90-82=264

The Jayhawks will bowl next at their own Muskegon CC Invitational Saturday, Feb. 21, at 11 .m. at Northway Lanes.

MCC Bowlers Perform Well at CCAC Invite

The Jayhawks traveled to Pittsburgh, Penn. on to compete in the 2014 CCAC Invitational Friday and Saturday, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1. The Bowlers competed at the North Versailles Center. Results are below:

Place Event (39 Individuals) Player Series
1st Men’s Singles Mitch Wybenga

633

8th Men’s Singles Time Loeffle

525

9th Men’s Singles Jim Strysick

525

10th Men’s Singles Cameron Calkins

512

11th Men’s Singles Kyle Essenberg

505

15th Men’s Singles Dakota Hanson

493

Place Event (20 teams) Player Series
3rd Men’s Doubles Jim Strysick

549

1084

Noah Carter

535

6th Men’s Doubles Mitch Wybenga

477

1038

Kyle Essenberg

561

9th Men’s Doubles Dakota Hanson

507

962

Logan Holland

455

Place Event (39 Individuals) Player Series
3rd Men’s All Events Mitch Wybenga

1110

8th Men’s All Events Jim Strysick

1074

9th Men’s All Events Kyle Essenberg

1066

10th Men’s All Events Cameron Calkins

1040

13th Men’s All Events Dakota Hanson

1000

15th Men’s All Events Noah Carter

976

Place Event (39 Individuals) Player Series
7th Women’s Singles Adriana Baker

466

11th Women’s Singles Rita French

451

14th Women’s Singles Jill Klein

426

15th Women’s Singles Caitlin Alviar

415

Place Event (39 Individuals) Player Series
13th Women’s All Events Rita French 852
15th Women’s All Events Adriana Baker 843
16th Women’s All Events Jill Klein 818
17th Women’s All Events Shelby Luther 818
18th Women’s All Events Caitlin Alviar

807

Men’s and Women’s Bowling Beat Schoolcraft

The Jayhawks traveled to Livonia, Mich. on Friday, Jan. 24 where they competed against Schoolcraft at the Merri-Bowl Lanes.
The MCC men’s A team took first with 4,406, followed by Schoolcraft A 4,319, Schoolcraft B 3,994 and MCC B Team with 3,831.

In the women’s competition, MCC beat Schoolcraft 3,590 to 3,213.

Muskegon CC Men’s Teams I & II
Gm 1 Gm 2 Gm 3 Series
Jimmy Strysick 203 210 233 646
Cameron Calkins 235 170 204 609
Dakota Hanson 188 205 215 608
Kyle Essenberg 201 203 203 607
Noan Carter 150 213 176 539
Logan Holland 160 181 177 518
Tim Loeffler 180 148 179 507
Dylan Lewis 150 158 148 456
Muskegon CC Women’s Team
Gm 1 Gm 2 Gm 3 Series
Caitlin Alviar 242 156 150 548
Jill Klein 173 150 155 478
Shelby Luther 142 161 170 473
Rita French 155 148 137 440
Adrianna Baker 135 147 153 435

MCC will be in action next Friday and Saturday, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 in Pittsburgh, PA at Alleghany County CC. The competition will be at the North Versailles Bowling Center.

Women’s Bowling finishes second at Alma Invitational

MCC traveled to Alma, Mich. on Friday, Jan 17 to bowl in the Alma College Invitational. The Jayhawks competed against Alma and Schoolcraft. Both Men’s and Women’s teams started out slow but turned it on in the later rounds. MCC Men’s team finished first while the Women’s team finished second.

Leading Scores:

Jill Klein

177

164

186

527

Rita French

204

177

144

525

Caitlin Alviar

147

176

179

502