NCAA Bowling

Saints Men Place 40th at 54th Annual Hoosier Classic

Saints Men Place 40th at 54th Annual Hoosier Classic

Indianapolis, Ind. – The AQ men’s bowling team traveled down to Western Bowl this weekend (Feb. 18-19) to compete in the 54th annual Hoosier Classic. The Saints finished the first day of competition at the massive tournament in 39th place after six individual games had the team at 5,677 total pins. AQ went on to bowl 15 baker games today with scores of 206, 181, 185, 170, 181, 243, 186, 180, 180, 156, 187, 149, 169, 190, and 206. Those scores added up to 2,769 pins and gave Aquinas a 40th-place finish with a two-day total of 8,446 pins.

Brandon Foster was the top-ranked bowler for the Saints this week after scoring 1,189 pins over six games. His game scores of 181, 182, 186, 243, 173, and 224 placed him in 97th with a six-game average of 198.17 pins per game.

James Ruoff was the only other bowler to play all six games for Aquinas. He scored a 191, 168, 237, 160, 183, and 204 over his six games to total 1,143 pins. His 190.5 pins per game average placed him in 127th place on the leaderboard.

Dylan Vermilyea had one of the better performances of his young collegiate career with a 268th-place finish after bowling five games. He bowled a 189, 185, 177, 191, and 168 in his five games to total 910 pins and an average of 182 pins per game.

Jonathan Garland bowled four games for AQ, tallying scores of 199, 216, 207, and 147 over his games. His score accumulated to a total of 769 pins and an average of 192.25 pins per game. His performance landed him in 314th place overall.

Abery Thomas III bowled four games himself to a 320th-place finish after totaling 757 pins. He bowled a 160, 162, 246, and 189 in his four games for an average of 189.25 pins per game.

Michael Deming was the third Saint to bowl three games with a total of 740 pins and an average of 740 pins per game. He bowled a 201, 173, 179, and 187 in his four games to place 328th on the leaderboard.

Jack Wicker bowled one lone game with a score of 169 to place him 511th individually.

The Saints will be back in action next weekend (Feb. 25) to compete in the WHAC Championships. 


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