Bowling

 Men’s and Women’s Timberwolves Bowling Team at SUNY Adirondack  compete in the Mountain Valley Collegiate Bowling Conference at the local level; in Regional Bowling Championship at the Regional level and NJCAA National Championship at the national level.  The team also participates in numerous College Bowling invitational tournaments each season.  The team consists of the best bowlers in the area and presents tremendous achievements through the years.  The following is the highlight of the team:

Timberwolves Bowling Honor Roll

ALL-AMERICAN TEAM (First Team)

Clinton Juracka (2011 – Buffalo, NY)
Allison MacDonld (2005 - Buffalo, NY).
Michelle Hanna (2002 – Buffalo,  NY)
Tony Azaert  (1994 - Baltimore, MD)
Andy White  (1991 - Baltimore, MD)
 
NJCAA National  HIGH  HONORS:

           Travis Plansker & Thomas Bonomo (2013) - Gold Medal in Men’s doubles at NJCAA National Bowling Championship (1249 - Plansker 647-226 & Bonomo 602-206).

            Allison MacDonald & Tara Henry (2005) - Gold Medal in Women’s doubles at NJCAA National Bowling Championship (1130 -MacDonald 582-206 & Henry 548-212).

                Clinton Juracka & Chris VanGrinsven (2011) -Bronze Medal (1221) in Men’s Doubles at National Championship (1221 – Juracka 660/269 & VanGrinsven 561/209)

                Adam Abbott and Wesley Merkley (2006) won Bronze Medal in Men’s Doubles at National Championship (1160 – Abbott 636/256  & Merkley 524/200).

Best Team Standing in NJCAA National Championship:

                Fifth Place– 2007 (5th/18), 2008 (5th/14). 6th-2006 (6/14). 8th -2005 (8th/12).

NJCAA Regional Championship Awards

                Chris VanGrinsven  2011 (All Region 5th 1658/ 847/233)/Bronze medal in Singles (847/233)

                Clinton Juracka  2011 Gold Medal in Men's Singles  871/273    

                David Lebrun – 2010 (All-Region  4th, 1883/268) / Gold medal in Singles (997/268)

                Shawn Junko -2009 (All-Region  5th, 1716/214.5) Gold medal in Singles (901/246)

                Josh Gitto -2007 (All Region 3rd, 1783/222.85) Gold medal in Singles (904/257)       

                George Bristol -2006 (All Region 3rd, 1852/232), Silver medal in Singles (972/278)

                Tara Henry – 2005 (All Region 3rd, 1381/172.63) Gold medal in Singles (904/257)  

Mountain Valley Collegiate Conference Awards

            High Game of the Season – Joshua Weiss – 2011 (300 perfect game)

            MVP - Josh Gitto -2007 (220.83/730 (18)                

            MVP - Tom Eastwood - 2005 (232.20/760 (18)

All Conference – Shawn LaChapell – 2009, Adam Abbott -2007 (220.27/696/267).  Wesley Merkley 219.59/756/280 (18), Alison McDonald- 2006 (191.87/657/267).  Tara Henry  (180.87/631/235), George Bristol 219.40/658/287 Christopher Markham (2004), Mark Serro (1999) , Tony Azaert  (1994), Derek DeHoney  (1993).

 

ATHLETE OF THE YEAR BY SUNY Adirondack ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT

            Josh Gitto (2006)                                                       

            Tom Eastwood  (2005)

            Christopher Markham (2004)               

            Mark Serro (1999)

            Tony Azaert  (1994)                                             

            Derek DeHoney  (1993)

If you want to take the challenge to reach your potentials in both college bowling and your academic goal in college education;  please apply for SUNY Adirondack and join our Timberwolves bowling team.  Contact Coach Xiao Li at lix@sunyacc.edu or (518) 743-2200 x2671.