The Valpo bowling team closed out its season-opening tournament on a high note on Sunday, winning each of its final three matches at the MOTIV Penguin Classic in Struthers, Ohio to earn a fifth-place finish in the tournament. Junior Noelle Doody (Tinley Park, Ill./Andrew) was named Tournament MVP after finishing with the high average among all bowlers in traditional team action.
Valpo bowling junior Noelle Doody (Tinley Park, Ill./Andrew) enjoyed one of the best single-day performances in program history on Saturday, including matching the third-best single-game score in program history, to lead the Beacons as they competed on the second day of action at the MOTIV Penguin Classic in Struthers, Ohio.
The Valpo bowling team kicked off the 2021-22 season on Friday with the first of three days of action from the MOTIV Penguin Classic, hosted by Youngstown State in Struthers, Ohio. The Beacons posted a 3-2 record on the first day of competition.
The Valpo bowling team has nine tournaments on its regular season schedule for the 2021-22 season, highlighted by the hosting of the Valpo Bowling Classic at Stardust Bowl III in Dyer in late October.
Six members of the Valpo bowling team earned All-Academic recognition from the National Tenpin Coaches Association (NTCA) for the 2020-21 campaign, while Valpo also earned academic honors as a team from the NTCA for the sixth straight season. Valpo Bowling has had at least three bowlers honored each year of the program’s existence.
The Valpo bowling program was well represented Monday as the Southland Bowling League released its 2020-21 Academic Honor Roll, as six members of the Brown and Gold earned the academic accolade.