Men's Bowling Places Ninth at 15-Team BGSU Falcons Classic

Austin Foate led Adrian at the BGSU Falcons Classic with a 15th place showing. (Action photo by Mike Dickie)
Austin Foate led Adrian at the BGSU Falcons Classic with a 15th place showing. (Action photo by Mike Dickie)

ROSSFORD, Ohio--The Adrian College men's bowling team knocked down 6,997 pins--the Bulldogs' second-highest total this season--to place ninth out of 15 schools at the Bowling Green State University Falcons Classic held here Saturday at Interstate Lanes

The format for the weekend was five games and three baker sets. Junior Austin Foate led the way for the Bulldogs with a 1067 series for five games. He averaged 213.4 and finished 15th out of 100 bowlers. Sophomore Chase Fleming was right behind Foate with his 1,065 series for 5 games, averaging 213. Fleming finished 16 out of the field. Sophomore Jansen Stone finished with a 961 series for five games to average 192.2 and he placed 46th. Junior Jadin Majewski has a 953 series for five games, averaging 190.6.

Other participating Bulldogs were freshman Jason Chadwick for his first two games and taking over for the last three games was junior Devon Blake

The University of Toledo took first place with 7,699 pins, followed by University of Northwestern Ohio (7,573) and Wright State (7,573); UNO edges Wright State for second place due to a 5170-5120 score advantage after five games. The bakers after 12 games was a total of 2082, which placed the Bulldogs in 9th place out of 15 teams.

Adrian wore special purple jerseys for this event to honor the memory of assistant coach Darrin Griewahn's daughter, Lauren, who lost her fight against lupus, a chronic autoimmune disease.

The last tournament of the semester for Adrian will be the Toledo Classic on Saturday, Dec. 1, at New Glass Bowl Lanes.

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--Austin Foate '20, Sports Management major and The College World sportswriter