FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 11, 2013
MEN | WOMEN | KETTERING, Ohio -- The Indiana Tech bowling teams competed at the 2013 Raider Classic hosted by Wright State and presented by Roto Grip over the weekend.
The men’s varsity team finished with 8,463 pins, placing 17th in the 21-team tier-1 varsity tournament while the reserve squad placed 15th in the 18-team junior varsity tournament with 7,993 pins.
Josh Stier paced the varsity squad with 1,016 total pins and a 203.2 average pin fall over five game while Quinton Burnett added 931 pins and a 186.2 average. Chris Roti (771 pins, 192.75 avg.), Jaiden Metzger (742 pins, 185.5 avg.) and Devin Arick (740 pins, 185 avg.) rounded out the scoring for the Warriors.
Devin Stone paced the Indiana Tech reserve’s with 969 total pins and a 193.8 average with teammate Cody Niblock collecting 953 pins and averaging 190.6.
Martin Methodist won the 250-bowler event with a total pin fall of 9,959, with three bowlers in the top-10. Pikeville took second with 9,773 pins while Urbana (9,595), Notre Dame College (9,584) and Toledo (9,510) rounded out the top-5. Morehead State ‘C’ won the junior varsity event with 9,046 pins.
On the women’s side, the Warriors varsity squad finished 13th in the 19-team varsity tournament while the junior varsity team finished sixth in the nine –team JV Tournament. The Orange and Black’s varsity squad tallied 8,035 pins with the reserve squad collecting 7,450.
Rachel Atkins led the Warriors with 954 total pins, averaging 190.8 over her five games while Brooke Copenhaver was close behind with 932 pins and a 186.4 average. Mary Woehnker was the third-best finisher for the varsity squad as she collected 861 pins with a 172.2 average.
Katie Weaver was the top finisher for the reserve squad as she knocked-down 856 pins for a 171.2 average with Alyssa Prickett close behind with 832 total pins and a 166.4 average.
The hosts, Wright State, won the varsity event, defeating Pikeville in the finals, 464-431 while the Wright State ‘B’ team took home Junior Varsity top honors, defeating Pikeville ‘B’ in the finals, 502-395.
The Warrior bowlers will be back in action on Saturday, Nov. 16 when they travel to Grand Rapids, Mich. to take part in WHAC Jamboree No. 2.