ARLINGTON, Texas – Chad Murphy has been named ExecutiveDirector of the UnitedStates BowlingCongress (USBC) bythe USBC Board of Directors. Murphyhad been serving asUSBC InterimExecutive Director since February, 2014.Chad Murphy Reporting to theUSBC Board of Directors, theExecutive Director serves as anofficer of the corporation and hasoverall operational responsibilityfor staff, programs, finance, andexecution of the strategic plan.“Chad Murphy is a highly capa- ble leader that emerged as a natu-ral fit for USBC,” USBCPresident Andrew Cainsaid. “Through his man-agement of IBC YouthDevelopment and in hisrecent role as USBCInterim ExecutiveDirector, Chad hasdemonstrated that he is a bold innovator withremarkable business acu-men.“He also possesses adepth of industry knowledge, alifelong passion for bowling, andan admiration for our volunteersthat will allow USBC to flourishas bowling’s National GoverningBody and premier membershiporganization. I am excited for our future and pleased to have Chadserve as our Executive Director.”See
Chris Lucchese Blasted 300 At Rockville Centre Lanes
ROCKVILLE CTR, NY – MikeCzaplinski pounded out a 300game along with 227 for a 719series in the Tuesday Late Men’sLeague at Rockville Centre Lanes.Michael Fisch r olled 257-256-720, Dan Conlon 213-245-232-690, Matt Carey 279-213-668,Anthony Bruno 243-224-658,Michael Kearns 277-657, JohnHanlon 266, and Anthony DePace245.
STATEN ISLAND, NY – BobLampariello hit a 300 along with225 for a 720 set in the GoldenOldies at Rab’s Country Lanes.Ben Currao rolled 269, DottyBellantoni 234, Phil Pistilli 216,and Anthony Giberto 212.Dawn Burst shot 226 and JoanneFaillace 216 in the ColonialFuneral Home League.RENO, Nev. - Lisa Friscioni of Saddle Brook, N.J., and KathleenWeissman of Fair Lawn, N.J., com- peted against each other collegiate-ly but joined forces this week at the2014 United States BowlingCongress Women'sChampionships, where they coast-ed into the Division 1 Doubles lead.Weissman, a 30-year-old right-hander, led the way with games of 205, 267 and 238 for a 710 series,and Friscioni, a 29-year-old right-hander, added 194, 267 and 228 for a 689 set and 1,399 doubles total.Jan Schmidt of Hales Corners,Wis., and Sarah Germano of Rochester, N.Y., previously held the top spot with 1,311."It was tough because we started off slow the firstgame," said Friscioni, who made her eighth USBCWomen's Championships appearance. "The lanes played a little different from yesterday. We had a greatsecond game, and that's what really got us going."Friscioni and Weissman's team event was broadcastlive on BowlTV. After putting themselves in a spot tomake a run at the Diamond Division lead, the teamstruggled in the final game, eventually helping Time of Our Life settle into eighth place with 2,442. Lusha'sLadies of Frisco, Texas, lead with 2,651.The pair learned from the mistakes they made in their team event and worked harder as a team during doublesand singles at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center."I felt like we had more motivation today after not bowling well the last game in team," said Weissman,who made her seventh Women's Championshipsappearance. "We talked it over and had much better communication as a teamtoday. That was the key."Friscioni was a member the 2006 NCAA nationalchampionship-winningteam at Fairleigh DickinsonUniversity and earned thetournament's Most ValuablePlayer honor. Weissmanhelped New Jersey CityUniversity to a third-placefinish at the 2004 NCAA National Championship.After graduating, they began to bowl locallytogether, and the 2014event marked their firsttime competing together as doubles partners."We competed a lot against each other," saidFriscioni, who also helped FDU to the 2010 NCAAnational championship as an assistant coach. "Wemoved into the same area after graduation and began toteam up in the same leagues. Collegiate bowling was agreat experience, and this tournament gives us a chanceto get together with all of our friends."Friscioni added sets of 709 in team and 644 in singlesto finish her 2014 tournament with a 2,042 all-eventstotal, which places her second in Division 1 All-Events behind the 2,074 of three-time Women'sChampionships titlist Joey Biondo of Carpentersville,Ill. Weissman finished with 617 in singles and 595 inteam for 1,922.Bowlers competing in Division 1 have entering aver-ages of 190 and above. Teams competing in theDiamond Division have combined entering averages of 725 and above.
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Lisa Friscioni, Kathleen Weissman Take Lead at Women's Championships
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ROCKVILLE CTR, NY – ChrisLucchese blasted a 300 game enroute to a 739 series rolling in theFriday Night Mixed League atRockville Centre Lanes.John Hodge rolled 279, JohnLaBau 258-245-259-762, JosephDiRie 259, Steve Patitucci 256-224-222-702, Paul Smith 258, Nick Graci 251-225, Tim O’Brien247, Al Doerrer 244-231, andGina Lella 240-221-633.LEVITTOWN, NY - Alex Cavagnaro posted a 289game in an 800 series to lead all bowlers rolling in theMonday Charlie Cap Classic at South LevittownLanes. Mike Katz 287, All Day Buccellato 278-756, BuzzGoodman 278-736, David Cummings 278, WillWatson 277, Jason Nikol 270-781, Tavie Caratozzolo269-740, Jason Kubat 268-750, Kyle Ludwig 267-742, Michael Capolongo 267, Lou Barbera 266, RossRobbins 266, Nadine Williams-Clory 279, PattiCacioppo 248, Vonetta Jolliffe 235, and AnthonyD’Elia 730.In the Wednesday Swingtime Seniors it was CappyCaporusso on top with 235-601, Bob Archer 211,Marilyn Johnson 206, Barbara Gaffney 202.Rolling in the Wednesday Early Birds, KathleenPuckhaber took the lead rolling a 240 game followed by Diane Contino with her 201.
Alex Cavagnaro 289-800 at South Levittown Lanes Chad Murphy Named USBCExecutive Director
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Lisa Friscioni and Kathleen Weissman.