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Team USA News

08/05/16

U.S. Teams selected for 2016 PABCON Adult Championships

2016TeamUSALogo_small.jpgWith the growth of the Junior Gold Championships presented by Storm, Roto Grip and Master, and the addition of the Under-15 Developmental Team, the Team USA bowling program continues to evolve as a training ground for some of the world's best competitors. When Team USA hits the lanes at Bolera Departamental in Cali, Colombia, for the 2016 PABCON Adult Championships from Sept. 12-23, 10 of the 12 players will boast both Junior Team USA and Team USA experience.

Junior Team USA News

06/22/16

U.S. Teams selected for 2016 World Youth Championships

2016JuniorTeamUSABoysnGirls_small.jpgThe eight bowlers who will represent the United States at the 2016 World Bowling Youth Championships this summer have been selected by the Team USA coaching staff. The World Youth Championships will take place in Lincoln, Nebraska, from July 26-Aug. 2. The Team USA coaching staff also selected the four Junior Team USA members who will compete at the Lee Evans Bowling Tournament of the Americas. That event will take place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from July 25-30.

Team USA News

03/15/16

Masters Champion Anthony Simonsen joins 2016 Team USA

2016PBA04AnthonySimonsen_small.jpgAnthony Simonsen of Princeton, Texas, who earned a spot on Junior Team USA at the United States Bowling Congress Team USA Trials in January, has been added to the Team USA roster for 2016. Simonsen finished sixth at the 2016 Team USA Trials, shortly after he captured his first Professional Bowlers Association title at the Mark Roth/Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship and earned a sixth-place finish at the 2015 U.S. Open. In February, Simonsen, 19, became the youngest major title winner when he won the USBC Masters.

Team USA News

03/14/16

U.S Team selected for 2016 PABCON Champion of Champions

2016PABCONLogo_small.jpgTeam USA's Tommy Jones, Chris Via, Stefanie Johnson and Shannon Pluhowsky have been selected to represent the United States at the Pan American Bowling Confederation Champion of Champions event in Puebla, Mexico. A total of 25 countries have been invited to compete at Noria Pro Bowling from April 22-26. The top three countries in both the men's and women's field automatically will qualify for the 2017 World Games, which will be held in Wroclaw, Poland.

2016 Team USA Trials

01/08/16

Marshall Kent, Danielle McEwan capture the 2016 USBC Team USA Trials titles

Chris Via, Stephanie Schwartz win United States National Amateur Bowling Championships

2016TeamUSATrialsDanielleMcEwanMarshallKent_small.jpg2016USNationalAmeteurChampionsChrisViaStephanieSchwartz_small.jpgMarshall Kent of Yakima, Washington, and Danielle McEwan of Stony Point, New York (left, r-l), captured the 2016 United States Bowling Congress Team USA Trials titles Thursday, while Chris Via of Springfield, Ohio, and Stephanie Schwartz of Racine, Wisconsin (right, l-r), capped the week with wins at the United States National Amateur Bowling Championships.

2016 Team USA Trials

01/07/16

Danielle McEwan, Marshall Kent lead after fourth round at 2016 USBC Team USA Trials

2016TeamUSATrialsDanielleMcEwan3_small.jpg2016TeamUSATrialsMarshallKent_small.jpgDanielle McEwan (l.) of Stony Point, New York, and Marshall Kent (r.) of Yakima, Washington, lead after the fourth round of the 2016 USBC Team USA Trials at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. McEwan placed in the top five for the third consecutive round, finishing fourth Wednesday to extend her leading total to 16 ranking points. Kent moved into the overall lead for the first time with a fourth-place finish of his own, which brought his total to 36 points.

2016 Team USA Trials

01/06/16

Fehr, McEwan continue to lead at 2016 Team USA Trials after Round 3

2016TeamUSATrialsJeffFehr2_small.jpg 2016TeamUSATrialsDanielleMcEwan2_small.jpg Jeff Fehr (l.) of Cincinnati and Danielle McEwan (r.) of Stony Point, New York, continued strong at Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on Tuesday to retain their spots atop the standings at the 2016 USBC Team USA Trials. Fehr holds the men's overall lead with a three-round total of 17 ranking points, following a 12th-place finish in Tuesday's third round, while McEwan used a third-place effort to increase her lead over the women's field with 12 points.

2016 Team USA Trials

01/05/16

Danielle McEwan, Jeff Fehr lead after second round at 2016 USBC Team USA Trials

2016TeamUSATrialsDanielleMcEwan_small.jpg2016TeamUSATrialsJeffFehr_small.jpg Danielle McEwan (l.) of Stony Point, New York, and Jeff Fehr (r.) of Cincinnati moved into the lead after the second round at the 2016 United States Bowling Congress Team USA Trials on Monday. McEwan took the top overall spot in the standings on the women's side with a two-round total of nine ranking points, while Fehr paced the men's division after two of five rounds at Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev., with five points.

2016 Team USA Trials

01/04/16

Rhino Page, Josie Earnest lead opening day at 2016 USBC Team USA Trials

2016TeamUSATrialsRhinoPage2_small.jpg2016TeamUSATrialsJosieEarnest2_small.jpgRhino Page (l.) of Orlando, Florida, and Josie Earnest (r.) of Nashville, Tennessee, lead after the opening round at the 2016 USBC Team USA Trials on Sunday at Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. Page, a three-time PBA champion, led on the men's side with a 1,461 total, a 243.5 average. Earnest set the pace for the women with 1,417 (236.17). The players in the field earn points based on their finishing position in each of the five qualifying rounds.

2016 Team USA Trials

01/01/16

2016 USBC Team USA Trials, U.S. Amateur competitions start January 3

2016TeamUSATrialsLogo_small.jpgThe United States National Amateur Bowling Championships returns alongside the 2016 USBC Team USA Trials for an exciting week of competitions starting Sunday in Las Vegas. The 70-lane venue at Gold Coast Hotel and Casino will host the 2016 events, as a near-record field of men, women and youth competitors seek spots on Team USA and Junior Team USA for 2016. The men's and women's U.S. Amateur champions not only will take home the coveted title but also earn a spot on Team USA.

Team USA News

12/02/15

Women's World Championships set to begin in Abu Dhabi

By Matt Cannizzaro, USBC Communications

2015WWCLogo_small.jpg Zayed Sports City's Khalifa International Bowling Center again will open its doors to the best bowlers in the world for the 2015 Women's World Championships. The top women from 30 countries, 147 competitors in all, will make their way to Abu Dhabi for the first time since 1999, while the city and bowling center provided a memorable experience for competitors and fans at last year's Men's World Championships. The 2015 Women's World Championships will run from Dec. 7-13, with the opening ceremony scheduled for Dec. 6.

Team USA News

11/10/15

Team USA's Doyle, Pluhowsky head to QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Las Vegas

2015TEAMUSAKamronDoyle_small.jpg 2015TeamUSAShannonPluhowsky_small.jpg Rising star Kamron Doyle (l.) of Brentwood, Tennessee, will make his Team USA debut, while Shannon Pluhowsky (r.) of Dayton, Ohio, looks for a record-breaking performance starting Sunday at the 51st QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup. Doyle, a 17-year-old high school student, and Pluhowsky, who will be looking to win the event for a record third time, will head to the Sam's Town Bowling Center in Las Vegas for the World Cup.

Team USA News

10/16/15

Team USA squad for 2015 Women's World Championships announced

TeamUSALogo_small.jpgThe Team USA squad has been selected for the 2015 WTBA Women's World Championships that will take place Dec. 5-14 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. While Danielle McEwan of Stony Point, New York, will make her first appearance in a World Championships, five of the six Team USA members selected by the Team USA coaching staff were on the squad for the 2013 event. Bowling fans will be able to watch the action live from the Khalifa International Bowling Center on BOWL.com's BowlTV.

Team USA News

06/04/15

U.S. National Amateur Bowling Championships to make its return in January

2015USAmateurLogo_small.jpg After almost a decade-long absence, the United States National Amateur Bowling Championships returns in 2016 and will take place as part of the United States Bowling Congress Team USA Trials, scheduled for the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas from Jan. 2-7. Both the men's and women's division winners at the 2016 U.S. Amateur will earn a spot on Team USA. USBC Team USA 2016 will have a minimum of 12 men and 12 women. The USBC Summer Team USA Trials event has been eliminated.

Team USA News

05/23/15

Shannon Pluhowsky, Liz Johnson qualify to represent Team USA in Pan American Games

2013WCLizJohnsonShannonPluhowsky_small.jpgShannon Pluhowsk of Dayton, Ohio, and Liz Johnson of Cheektowaga, New York (r-l), will represent Team USA at the prestigious 2015 Pan American Games this July in Toronto. The qualifying process was based on performance at the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Team USA Trials and the 2015 USBC Queens. The Pan American Games are an Americas version of the Olympic Games which includes the Olympic program sports and others that are not part of the Olympics.

Team USA News

02/14/15

Devin Bidwell, Tommy Jones qualify to compete in XVII Pan American Games "Toronto 2015"

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Devin Bidwell (l.) of Wichita, Kansas, and Tommy Jones (r.) of Simpsonville, South Carolina, will represent Team USA at the prestigious 2015 Pan American Games this July 10-26 in Toronto, Canada. The qualifying process was based on performance at the 2015 USBC Team USA Trials and the 2015 USBC Masters. The Team USA women's representatives will be decided after the 2015 USBC Queens in May.

2015 Team USA Trials

01/08/15

Kamron Doyle, Shannon Pluhowsky claim Team USA Trials titles

All three stepladder finalists earn automatic spots on Team USA in 2015; National Selection Committee announces remainder of the Team USA roster

2015TeamUSATrialsKamronDoyleShannonPluhowsky_small.jpg Kamron Doyle of Brentwood, Tennessee, became the youngest USBC Team USA Trials champion in history, while Shannon Pluhowsky of Dayton, Ohio, won the women's crown for a record fifth time Wednesday at The Orleans Bowling Center in Las Vegas, Nev. Doyle (left), who is 16, defeated Marshall Kent of Yakima, Washington, 234-206 to claim the men's title, while Pluhowsky (right) defeated two-time champion Danielle McEwan of Stony Point, New York, 246-222.

2015 Team USA Trials

01/07/15

Kamron Doyle, Danielle McEwan lead Team USA trials heading into final round

Justin Dunn and Andrew Diley achieve perfection in the fourth round on the 41-foot Montreal pattern

2015TeamUSATrialsKamronDoyleDanielleMcEwan_small.jpg With just one round remaining, Kamron Doyle of Brentwood, Tennessee, and Danielle McEwan of Stony Point, New York, lead the field at the 2015 USBC Team USA Trials. Doyle (l.) moved into the top spot with 35 points, while McEwan (r.) led for the fourth consecutive round and now has 25 points at The Orleans Bowling Center. Doyle is actually tied in the points race with Devin Bidwell of Wichita, Kansas, but the total pins tie-breaker gives the edge to Doyle.

2015 Team USA Trials

01/06/15

Devin Bidwell, Danielle McEwan maintain lead at team USA Trials after three rounds

Kamron Doyle, Dallas Leong and Chris Loschetter shoot 300 in the third round on the 35-foot Beijing pattern

2015TeamUSATrialsDevinBidwellDanielleMcEwan2_small.jpg Devin Bidwell of Wichita, Kansas, and Danielle McEwan of Stony Point, New York, maintained the lead after three rounds Monday at the 2015 USBC Team USA Trials. McEwan (r.) stayed in the top spot for the third consecutive round and now has 20 points, while Bidwell (l.) has totaled 18 points at The Orleans Bowling Center. Kamron Doyle of Brentwood, Tennessee, fired a 300 game in the third round and sits in second place overall with 25 points.

2015 Team USA Trials

01/05/15

Devin Bidwell, Danielle McEwan lead after two rounds at 2015 Team USA Trials

DeeRonn Booker, Wesley Low fire perfect games in the second round on the 39-foot Seoul pattern

2015TeamUSATrialsDevinBidwellDanielleMcEwan_small.jpg With two rounds completed, Devin Bidwell of Wichita, Kansas, and Danielle McEwan (l-r) of Stony Point, New York, lead the field at the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Team USA Trials. Bidwell is on top of the men's standings with 16 points (13 points for 13th place in Round 1 and three points for finishing third in Round 2), while McEwan leads the women with two points (one in Round 1 and one in Round 2) at The Orleans Bowling Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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