Shocker bowling teams qualify for national tournament

The Shocker bowling men’s and women’s teams have qualified for the Intercollegiate Team Championship and will compete from Thursday April 20 to April 22 in Las Vegas against the top 16 men’s and women’s teams from across the nation.

The teams have qualified for the tournament 85 times between the two teams in their history. Both teams have high hopes of returning to the winners’ circle this year after winning national titles in 2021 and finishing second in 2022.

Follow along during the tournament on its Facebook page or on the U.S. Bowling Congress website.

Not familiar with the Shocker Bowling teams? Here are some fast facts:

  • Won 22 national championships (10 women, 12 men)
  • Combined varsity GPA of 3.53 cumulative
  • Three countries and 20 states represented annually in the Shocker Bowling Program
  • 149 All-Americans and 12 collegiate player of the years
  • Mark Lewis, director of the bowling teams, competed in the 1988 Olympic Games when bowling was an exhibition sport
  • All three coaches, Holly Harris, Mark Lewis and Rick Steelsmith are alums of the Shocker Bowling Program