RENO, Nev. - Kelly Kulick finished second in the 2014 USBC Queens Tournament in Reno, Nev. Kelly started the step ladder finals in fourth and defeaded Missy Parkin her first match 255 to 220. In the second match Kulick started with the front seven against Jennifer Higgins, finishing the match out 268 to 209. In the semi-final match Kulick defeated Tannya Roumimper 248 to 137. In the final match Kulick faced tournament leader, Maria Jose Rodriguez, Kulick was clean through 8 frames when she left a pocket 7-10 spit in the 9th frame to give Rodriquez a chance to close the door. Rodriquez struck in the ninth and then failed to convert the 2-4-5-8 in the 10th giving Kulick a chance to double in the tenth for the win. Kulick saw herself looking at another pocket 7-10 before the 7 pin fell, but failed to kick out the ten. Kulick spared and struck in the final ball to lose 189-190.
Kulick was attempting to join Mildred Ignizio and Wendy MacPherson as the only players to win three national Queens titles.
Kelly Kulick advances in the Brunswick Euro Challenge in Munich, Germany
Kelly Kulick First Woman to Win a National Title on the Male Dominated Professional Bowlers Association Tour