Canadian Tenpin Federation announces adult, senior and youth Bowler of the Year 2014



    CTFLogo2_small.jpg The Canadian Tenpin Federation (CTF) has announced its adult, senior and youth Bowler of Year selections for 2014.

    Lynne Gauthier of Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Dan MacLelland from Kitchener, Ontario, were named adult Bowler of Year. Senior selections went out to Cathy Harvey of Orillia, Ontario, and Michel Lesage from Trois-Rivières, Quebec, and Danielle Lemoine and Curtis Fach of Guelph, Ontario, were honored in the youth division.

    2014CTFAdultBotYLynneGauthier.jpgGauthier (pictured right) won the Masters title at the PABCON Pan Am Olympic Festival and added two bronze medals, one in doubles and one in mixed doubles, while finishing fourth in Singles and fifth in All Events during the event.

    2014MWCTriosDanMacLelland.jpgDuring the PABCON Women's Championships, Gauthier won a silver medal in the Team event and had a fourth-place finish in doubles. Lynne finished second at the Canadian National World Cup finals and reached the podium once again at the Canadian National Team Trials by finishing third.

    MacLelland (left) had a break-out year at the Men's World Championships in Abu Dhabi, UAE, winning the Singles gold medal and finishing third in All-Events while making the Masters cut.

    He placed fourth in the in Barbasol Tournament of Champions, a PBA Major, while also having top finishes at the World Bowling Tour.

    2014CTFYouthBotYDanielleLemoine.jpg Lemoine (right) won two gold, one silver and one bronze medal at the Canadian Youth Championships and was awarded the Chris Tucker Memorial Sportsmanship Award. She was also a member of Team Canada's adult team that won a silver medal at the PABCON Women's Championships.

    2014CTFYouthBotYCurtisFach.jpg Fach (left) won the YBC Nationals Singles title in 2014 and while competing with Team Canada at the Youth World Championships he finished in the top ten of the doubles discipline and finished in the top sixteen in All Events.

    During the Canadian National Team Trials of May 2014, Fach finished eighth and has reached the podium of the Youth Bowling Tour on several occasions.

    2014CTFSeniorBotYCathyHarvey.jpgHarvey (right) medaled in every discipline during last year's Tournament of The Americas winning a pair of silver medals in Singles and All-Events.

    2014CTFSeniorBotYMichelLesage.jpg She also collected three bronze medals in doubles, mixed doubles and team. Harvey was honored by her peers by being voted with the Friendship award.

    Lesage (left) also competed at the 51nd Lee Evans Tournament of The Americas in Florida and reached the podium three times, with a silver medal in doubles and two bronze medals in mixed doubles and the team event.

    The Canadian Tenpin Federation was formed in 1969 to qualify representatives for international competition. CTF became a full membership organization on August 1, 2004 to deliver membership services to 30,000 plus registered tenpin bowlers in Canada.