INDIANAPOLIS – The Robert Morris Illinois Men's and Women's Bowling teams competed in the last and largest regular season tournament of the year at the 48th Annual Hoosier Classic on Saturday, February 11th and Sunday, February 12th at Western Bowl in Indianapolis.
The men's division was comprised of 78 teams with 524 bowlers and the Eagles finished in 10th place in the event The top finishers for RMU were Daniel Hanson (SO/Tacoma, Wash.) in sixth place, Bryan Bourget (SO/Woonsocket, R.I.) in 18th, and Kenny Ryan (JR/Morganiville, N.J) in 26th.
The RMU Men's Bowling team was rated second in the final regular season CollegeBowling.com poll, finishing behind top ranked Webber International University (Fla.).
The women's division featured 66 teams with 472 bowlers and the Eagles came in 15th place in the competition. Britney Brown (SO/Lawton, Okla.) was RMU's top bowler, finishing in 34th place.
The RMU Women's Bowling ended the regular season ranked fifth in the CollegeBowling.com poll with Wichita State University (Kan.) in the top spot. Webber International, University of Pikeville (Ky.), and University of Saint Francis (Ill.) rounded out the top five ahead of the Eagles.
The ITC Sectional assignments for both teams will be announced on Wednesday, February 22nd. Sectionals will take place on March 11th and 12th at the four locations listed below.