Bowling Finishes Fourth At Caldwell Cougar Classic

Bowling Finishes Fourth At Caldwell Cougar Classic

The Sacred Heart University bowling team finished fourth, out of 11 teams, at the Caldwell Cougar Classic. The Pioneers went 5-5 at the event and are now 8-9 on the season. SHU earned the fourth-seed entering best of seven play on Sunday, before falling to the top-seed UMES and FDU.

Colby Jones led the team in most of the statistical categories including high average with 18.63, 37% strikes, 83% filled frames and 100% 8 count spares plus she was one of four on the team who made 90% single pins. Nicole Cona, Sklyer Mulligan-Brown and Rachel Bamford also surpassed 90 percent single pins during the competition. Tori Boughton was the Pioneers top finisher, placing eighth individually.

The Pioneers return to action on November 9-10 for the first NEC Meet of the season.


Round 13: FDU 4, SHU 1

  • FDU jumped out to ta 3-0 lead, including a one-pin win in the third
  • The Pioneers waon the fourth, 195-169, and then FDU captured the match with a 162-159 victory in the fifth

Round 12: UMES 4, SHU 3

  • The Pioneers won the first match, 210-191, before falling in match two and three
  • SHU rallied with back-to-back wins, 230-170 and 192-127, to pull in front 3-2
  • UMES evened the match with a 215-168 win in match six, and earned a 173-165 win the seventh, to take the victory

Round 11: Molloy 889, SHU 835

  • The loss gave SHU the fourth-seed heading into the best-of-seven format
  • Colby Jones scored 182 to lead the Pioneers in the match


Round 10: SHU 891, LIU 846

  • The Pioneers closed the second day with a win over LIU
  • Jones bowled a 183 and Skyler Mulligan-Brown recorded a 181 in the win

Round 9: UMES 877, SHU 857

Round 8: SHU 942, Adelphi 889

  • Jones bowled 216, the top score in the match, as the Pioneers bested Adelphi
  • Rebecca Armand shot 189

Round 7: BYE

  • Mulligan-Brown scored 221 in the bye round

Round 6: SHU 920, Bloomfield 859

  • Boughton led the way with a 204 effort
  • Armand (186) and Bamford (181) both surpassed 180, as all five Pioneers bowled over 170 in the win


Round 5: Monmouth 993, 869

  • The loss put the Pioneers into seventh-place in the 11 team field after the first day

Round 4: SHU 932, Felician 824

Round 3: SHU 831, NJCU 656

Round 2: SHU 896, Caldwell 873

Round 1: FDU 920, SHU 841