McKendree, Lindenwood win in Atlanta

MARIETTA, Ga. - The McKendree women and Lindenwood men came away with USBC Collegiate Tier I victories over the weekend at the Brunswick Southern Collegiate Classic, which was broadcast live on BowlTV. (Watch Day 1 and Day 2)

The women's division came down to the final two games as McKendree jumped from second to first to take the title. McKendree finished with 10,688 to top Webber International's second-place total of 10,606. Pikeville finished third with 10,477.

Lindenwood easily took the men's title, finishing with 11,039. Webber International took second with 10,924, while Florida State finished third with 10,810.

The 17 women's teams and 21 men's teams in the field bowled six five-player traditional team games Saturday and 12 two-game Baker matches Sunday with 30 bonus pins for wins.

In the individual rankings Saturday, Lindenwood's Dan Lemiesz led the field with a six-game total of 1,333, while St. John's Domenick Luongo was second with 1,324. Darren Dunning of McKendree was third with 1,291.

On the women's side, Christine Gill of McKendree earned top individual honors with 1,259. Pikeville held the next two spots with Christina Halen finishing second at 1,207 and Astrid Valiente third with 1,168.

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