Crimson Wave Athletics
Calumet College of St. Joseph
2400 New York Ave. Whiting, IN 46394
Porsche Chartrand (Fr.) 194.3 avg. (224 high game)
Carla Washington (Fr.) 184.5 avg. (205 high game)
Kayla Riffle (Sr.) 184.3 avg. (196 high game)
Stephanie Briggs (Sr.) 179.7 avg. (191 high game)
Alyssa Bogolin (So.) 178.3 avg. (189 high game)
Candice Tovo (So.) 175.0 avg. (205 high game)
Briana Billsborough (Sr.) 172.5 avg. (214 high game)
CCSJ now has top ten finishes in all four of the attended tournaments. Next up for the Crimson Wave are the back-to-back Tier I contests in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 20th and 21st. The ladies will compete in the Glenn Carlson Las Vegas Invitational Collegiate Shootout.
The classic consisted of 36 teams competing, with the top 8 teams qualifying for match play after 6 regular team games on Saturday and 16 baker games on Sunday. After Saturday’s regular team game competition, the Crimson Wave were in 7th place on the strength of solid individual performances by several players:
Briana Billsborough (Sr.) 194 avg. (219 high game)
Candice Tovo (So.) 188 avg. (218 high game)
Kelsy Toth (Sr.) 185 avg. (232 high game)
Kayla Riffle (Sr.) 180 avg. (206 high game)
Alyssa Bogolin (So.) 178 avg. (201 high game)
Kelly Rusnack (So.) 170 avg. (256 high game)
Porsche Chartrand (Fr.) 170 avg. (210 high game)
CCSJ continued to bowl well on day two while improving there position during the baker portion of the event to qualify in 6th place. In match play, the ladies were defeated by Robert Morris (Springfield, IL) 2-1 in the first round (best of 3 Baker games).
Senior Kelsy Toth led the team with a near-All-Tournament team performance, finishing in 7th place individually on Saturday’s demanding 36’ oil pattern. She continued her fine shot-making all throughout Sunday’s baker games as well. Freshman Carla Washington continues to impress, as she finished second in team scoring. Along with her individual performance on Saturday, Carla only opened twice among her 24 baker frames on Sunday; including, several clean finishes in the anchor position. Other notable performances came from Seniors Stephanie Briggs, Kayla Riffle and Victoria Borowski who were their usual steady self.
Kelsy Toth (Sr.) – 188.4 avg.
Carla Washington (Fr.) – 179.6 avg.
Stephanie Briggs (Sr.) – 176.6 avg.
Kayla Riffle (Sr.) – 171.2 avg.
Victoria Borowski (Sr.) – 170.5 avg.
Up next for the Crimson Wave is the Leatherneck Classic in Davenport, IA hosted by Western Illinois.