The Statesmen placed 14th out of 26 teams with 11,802 pins. Penn recorded 8,835 total pins in ten regular games and 2,967 pins in Baker games.
Wichita State (Kan.) had several teams in competition, but its "Lambert" squad won the title with 13,441 pins, while Newman (Kan.) Blue was a distant second with 12,772 pins.
Brooks topped the Penn varsity by finishing 17th (161 bowlers) with a 189.1 average over ten games.James Miller
(Jr., Oswego, Ill., Vincennes) was next for Penn in 29th place with a 182.6 average in ten games, while Sean Rangel
(Fr., Omaha, Neb., Bellevue East HS), in 46th with a 174.7 average in ten games, and Kyle Morrison
(Fr., Draper, Utah, Cottonwood HS), in 48th with a 174.0 average in ten games, also finished in the top 50.Devon Axtell
(Fr., Oskaloosa, Oskaloosa HS) placed 136th overall with a 156.5 average in six games, while Aaron Foubert
(Fr., What Cheer, Tri-County HS) was 148th with a 173.0 average in four games.
Penn also had its second team in action as the Gold team was 24th with a count of 10,434 pins, including 8,124 pins in regular games and 2,310 pins in Baker games. The five players that comprised the Gold team played all ten regular games.Kyle Hammann
(So., Knoxville, Knoxville HS) led the way in 28th place with an average of 182.7 pins, while Jason Schmidt
(Fr., Harlan, Harlan HS) was next with a 163.7 average.Andrew Zaug
(Fr., Waverly, Waverly-Shell Rock HS) placed 69th with a 163.3 average, while Jacob Pauly
(Fr., Bellevue, Neb., Bellevue East HS) contributed a 152.8 average to finish 85th.Jared Turner
(Fr., Knoxville, Knoxville HS) concluded the Gold scoring with a 149.9 average to place 88th.Next:
Penn takes a week off before hitting the road for Addison, Ill. to compete in the Kegel Collegiate Classic next Saturday and Sunday.