DONALDSON, IN – The Ancilla College Men's and Women's Bowling team had a great showing at the NJCAA Region XII Tournament with several moving on to NJCAA Nationals.
The team of Hanner and McKeny qualified for the NJCAA National Tournament as a Doubles Team and Hanner, Livings, and McKeny were all named to the NJCAA All-Region XII 1st Team. Receiving All-MCCAA Honors was Hanner and Livings and receiving MCCAA All-Freshman Team honors was Hanner, Livings, and McKeny.
The men's team earned the NJCAA Region XII Runner-Up and qualified for the NJCAA National Tournament. The Doubles Team of Colton Baker and Walter Griffin also qualified for the NJCAA National Tournament. Baker and Griffin earned NJCAA All-Region Xii 1st Team. Baker, Griffin and Austin Jordan earned All-MCCAA honors and Griffin was named MCCAA Player of the Year. On the MCCAA All-Freshman Team was Baker and Jordan, and Baker was named MCCAA Freshman of the Year.
"I cannot say enough about his group of athletes," said head coach Al Franklin. "I have pushed them, sometimes further than they would like, but in the end the results were great. It was a successful season and I am thrilled to be taking a first year program to compete at the national level. I am one proud coach!"
Both teams will head to compete at the National Tournament held in Cheektowaga, NY in two weeks.