KU men’s bowling No. 15 nationally

Monday, January 30, 2012

Kansas University’s men’s bowling club placed ninth of 53 teams in the Blue and Gold Tournament and ascended to 15th in the national rankings.

KU averaged 206 as a team at the prestigious tournament.

The women’s team — Kansas’ first since 2005 — placed 33 of 43 teams.

For the season, Justin Thompson leads the KU men with a 203.625 average and is followed by Kyle Turner (203.245), Matt Washford (202.274), Alex Hardman (200.929) and Nick Campfield (196.077).

Kara Johannes leads the KU women with a 183.867 average and is followed by Loryn Goebel (168.714), Katie Constant (155.077), Michelle Schieffer (153.083) and Laura Konecny (145.6).