The Hilbert College women’s bowling team participated in the AMCC Round Robin one last weekend, finishing the day with a 1-2 record in the Erie, PA tournament held at Eastland bowling lanes.
Hilbert took on Medaille College, Saint Vincent College, and Penn State Behrend in baker matches. Hilbert took the win over Saint Vincent College 805-711. They dropped 837-734 vs. Medaille College and dropped 716-665 vs. Penn State Behrend.
“This is my second-year coaching here at Hilbert, and this season we have some talent and great girls, I can see us competing in the finals this year,” coach Warren Bush said.
Junior Kaitlyn Barone leadoff for the Hawks, with freshman Ashley Forbes, junior Dyana Durmaj, junior Victoria Kurdziel and freshman Ashley Dixon following. Dixon bowled as the team’s anchor. Freshman Mattison Arnett helped fill in for the team.
The team threw a record high baker game of 206 to help them win over St. Vincent College for the final match of the day.
“It felt good being able to defeat the hardest team at the tournament,” said coach Warren Bush.
Kaitlyn Barone was the top bowler knocking down 519 pins and averaging 17.3. Ashley Forbes threw a 14.2, Victoria Kurdziel averaged 13.1, Ashley Dixon averaged 12.8, Mattison Arnett averaged a 12.3, and Dyana Durmaj averaged a 10.2.
“This year more than ever we are a team,” said captain Dyana Durmaj.
The team will take on these three teams again in the AMCC Round Robin two event on March 6th. Spectators are not allowed but make sure to cheer on your hawks by watching them livestream on the teams Facebook page, Hilbert College Women’s Bowling. This event and the AMCC round robin two event in March will help determine if the team will make it into the playoffs in March.
Editor’s Note: Kaitlyn Barone, the article’s author, is a member of Hilbert’s Women’s bowling team.