Hannah Forton

#24 Hannah Forton

Yr. So.
Bowls R
Hometown Macomb, Mich.
High School (Prev. School) Dakota

2019-20: Started 32 traditional matches during her junior year for Valpo ... led Valpo for the second straight season with a 188.3 average ... broke 200 on 10 occasions and led Valpo in nine matches, both of which ranked second on the team ... led Valpo with a 211 game versus #3 Stephen F. Austin to close out traditional action Oct. 19 at Allstate Sugar Bowl Invitational ... paced Valpo with a 212 against St. Francis (N.Y.) at Bearcat Open Oct. 26 ... rolled a 214 against Kentucky Wesleyan and a career-high 238 versus Elmhurst Nov. 2 at Crusader Classic to help Valpo to consecutive victories ... posted a 207 average in her three matches at Valpo's home tournament, the field's best individual average ... kicked off traditional action at Stormin' Blue and White Classic Jan. 11 with three straight games of 200 or better ... rolled a 203 against #1 McKendree and then posted back-to-back 227 games to lead Valpo against #23 Monmouth and in a win over #25 Prairie View A&M ... closed out traditional play Jan. 25 at the Columbia 300 Saints Invitational with a 204 to lead Valpo in victory over Lewis ... rolled a team-best 217 against host #3 Nebraska at Big Red Invitational Feb. 29 ... paced Valpo later that day as well against Augustana with a 180 ... led Valpo in consecutive matches at the Columbia 300 Music City Classic March 7, rolling a 196 against #19 Maryville and a 212 versus #5 Arkansas State.

2018-19: Started 30 traditional matches as a sophomore for Valpo ... finished year with a team-best 190.7 average ... led Valpo with 13 games of 200 or better, and tied for team-high honors by pacing the Crusaders in nine matches ... opened season with three consecutive games of at least 207, rolling a 207 against #10 Tulane, a 214 versus Grambling and a team-best 210 in a win over Texas Southern at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Invitational Oct. 20 ... closed traditional action at the Bearcat Hammer Open Oct. 27 with back-to-back team-high efforts of 209 and 224 against Prairie View A&M ... the 224 matched her then-career high ... set a new career high to open traditional play at the Warhawk Classic Nov. 10, leading Valpo with a 232 game in a win over Lewis ... paced Valpo later that same day with a 216 against Youngstown State ... named to the All-Tournament Team at the Mid-Winter Classic after averaging a 211 over five traditional matches Jan. 12 ... ranked third in the tournament field in traditional average at Arkansas State ... broke 200 in all five matches in that tournament: a 210 against #5 Sam Houston State, a team-best 225 in a win over #24 Central Missouri, a 203 in a win over #14 Louisiana Tech, a 204 in a win over Jackson State and a 213 to wrap things up against Maryville ... led Valpo twice at Big Red Invitational to close regular season Mar. 2, rolling a 199 in a win over Lincoln and a 223 against #13 UW-Whitewater ... paced Valpo in traditional portion of hybrid match to open SBL Championship against #2 Vanderbilt Mar. 23 ... named to the SBL All-Academic Team.

2017-18: Made 32 starts in traditional action in her first season as a Crusader ... posted a 185.3 average ... rolled nine games of 200 or better, and led the Crusaders on nine occasions ... posted a 211 game against Central Missouri Oct. 28 ... named Tournament MVP of the Crusader Challenge Nov. 4-5, posting a tournament-best 198.2 average in traditional matches ... capped tournament with a season-high game of 224 to pace the Crusaders in a victory over Elmhurst ... broke 200 twice the next weekend at the Warhawk Classic, rolling a 207 against #16 LIU Brooklyn and a 213 versus #2 Nebraska ... recorded back-to-back games of 204 against Alabama A&M and 220 against #5 Sam Houston State to close play Jan. 13 at the Mid-Winter Invitational ... matched season high with a 224 effort to pace Valpo against #2 McKendree Mar. 3.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Cougars ... finished in third place at state championship meet as a senior in 2017 ... a First Team All-State selection and an All-Academic choice as a senior ... earned Third Team All-State honors as a sophomore in 2015 ... member of state championship team in 2015 ... named team MVP in 2016 ... two-time All-County and All-Conference selection ... Utica singles champion in 2015 and 2016 ... bowled Junior Gold from 2013 through 2017 ... competed at Team USA trials in 2016 and 2017 ... won the Michigan Junior Masters Association (MJMA) Kalamazoo Open in 2016 ... placed second at MJMA Jackson Classic in 2015 and Greater Battle Creek Open in 2017 ... earned MJMA Sportsmanship Award in 2017 ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Mark and Jackie Forton ... major is finance.