Statistically, Kelly Kulick of Union, New Jersey, had a terrific 2015 season on the Professional Women’s Bowling Association Tour, but there was one thing missing – a win. Now, she’s in position to get that hurdle out of the way early in 2016 as the top seed for the stepladder finals of the Nationwide PWBA Sonoma County Open, which will be taped May 26 at The Orleans Bowling Center in Las Vegas and air Tuesday, June 14 on CBS Sports Network. Kulick averaged more than 216 over 24 games Friday and Saturday and worked her way up the leaderboard at
Kulick narrowly missed the televised finals of the PWBA Las Vegas Open at Texas Station in Las Vegas. The opening matches in the group stepladder saw PWBA spokesperson Kelly Kulick of Union, New Jersey best Singapore’s Jazreel Tan, 239-193. In the next match, Kulick had the opportunity to throw three strikes in the 10th frame to shut out PWBA Player of the Year Liz Johnson of Cheektowaga, New York, but left the 2-4-8-10 split on her first shot and was unable to convert. Johnson advanced by covering the 10 pin and delivering a strike on her fill ball for a 215-205
ARLINGTON, Texas – The Team USA squad for the 2015 World Tenpin Bowling Association World Women’s Championships has been selected and Danielle McEwan of Stony Point, New York, will make her debut in the event that will take place Dec. 5-14 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Bowling fans will be able to watch the action live from the Khalifa International Bowling Centre on BOWL.com’s BowlTV. While McEwan will make her first appearance in a World Women’s Championships, five of the six Team USA members selected by the Team USA coaching staff were on the squad for the 2013 event.
Kelly Kulick survives the bracket format of the 2015 Smithfield PWBA Tour Championship to make her sixth championship round appearance of the season. Kulick, the PWBA spokesperson, still is looking for her first title of the year. The semifinal matches will feature Kulick against Stefanie Johnson and Liz Johnson squaring off against Danielle McEwan at the International Training and Research Center. The winners will advance to the finals and face off for the major title and $20,000 top prize. Kulick who earned a first-round bye as the No. 3 seed (from season points), defeated Erin McCarthy of Omaha, Nebraska, 3-1.