Dade City, FL
Kegel Training Facility (Lake Wales, FL)
Age 31 - 7/10/1983
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Personal: Nickname “Rhino” earned from his T-Ball coach because of his intensity…California native…Has been a member of Team USA since 2004…Was a member of Junior Team USA in 2001 and ’02…Won two gold medals (masters, singles) in the 2007 Pan American Games…Also won five medals in the 2007 American Zone Championships…Owns over 20 international medals…Won the 2005 U.S. Amateur Championship…Won team and doubles gold, all-events silver and trios bronze medals for Team USA in 2008 WTBA Men’s World Championships…Bowled for the University of Kansas where he was a member of the 2004 Intercollegiate Bowling Championship winning team…Named 2004 Intercollegiate Bowling Championship MVP…First-team Collegiate All-American in 2004-05 and Honorable Mention in 2003-04.
2014:>/b> Finished fifth in PBA Bear Open losing to Dick Allen in opening match 234-213... Finished 13th in USBC Masters.
Career: Won one title in each of his first three seasons on tour…Won the Viper Championship in 2009-10 for his third career title...Selected as 2007-08 PBA Rookie of the Year after putting together one of the greatest rookie seasons ever, including his first title in the Shark Championship and second place in Tournament of Champions…Made a rookie record five championship round appearances…All five TV appearances came after advancing from the PBA Tour Qualifying Round, also a PBA record…First title came in his fifth TV appearance in the Go RVing Classic…Bowled televised 300 game in 2009 DyDo Japan Cup – the first ever on Japanese television – to earn a $100,000 cash bonus and finished third in that event… Holds the PBA’s seven-game scoring record of 1,883 which he set in Baltimore in 2007…Broke the rookie record for earnings in a season with $83,811…Second bowler ever to win a title after advancing through a TQR…Holds PBA records for most times advancing through the TQR (12) and most times making top 32 match play as a qualifier (9)…One of eight PBA Rookies of the Year to win a title in first season...Won PBA Experience Showdown presented by BOWL.COM special event at the end of 2009-10 season...In 2011-12 got off to a slow start but ended strong with three top-six finishes in the last five tournaments. Had best finish of third in Ricart Ford Open, fifth in U.S. Open and sixth in Tournament of Champions...In 2012-13 finished fourth in PBA World Championship. Lost to eventual winner Parker Bohn III 200-170...
Owns six PBA Regional titles.
Career Standard Titles (3): 2007-08 – Norwich, Conn.; 2008-09 – Baltimore.; 2009-10 - Allen Park, Mich. (Viper Championship)
Awards: PBA Rookie of the Year (2007-08).
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