TROY, Mich. – Three-time Junior Team USA Member, Mary Wells, and 2014 Junior Team USA Member/Current PBA Professional, Michael Tang, will serve as the guest speakers for the 2018 RecruitUS Collegiate Bowling Showcase presented by Roto Grip and 900 Global.
Wells has earned two gold medals along with a silver and bronze in her tenure with Team USA. A former high-school standout at Westerville Center High School (Ohio), she earned first team all-state on three separate occasions, which included a runner up finish in the 2010 state championships. Wells also has nine JTBA (Ohio) and three MJMA (Mich.) titles. Her college career took place at the University of Central Missouri, where she was named the national rookie of the year in 2013. She has also earned Academic All-American and First Team All-American honors during her time with the Jennies.
Tang was named a two-time collegiate All-American during his time at San Jose State University (Calif.) In 2015, Tang was named the NCBCA Most Valuable Player, IBMA Player of the Year, Intercollegiate Singles Champion, and the PBA Tony Reyes Memorial Member/Non-Member Champion. More recently, Tang placed second at the 2017 USBC Masters and second at the 2018 PBA Roth/Holman Doubles. In 2017, he was named the Northwest PBA Regional Rookie of the Year.
“I am excited that we have two of the best young bowlers in the country serving as guest speakers at the 2018 RecruitUS Collegiate Bowling Showcase,” said RecruitUS Owner, Andrew Alisa. “Their hard work and dedication to the sport will prove as positive role models for our young athletes attending the Showcase. I am sure their words of encouragement will be invaluable for the college stars of tomorrow.”
The 2018 RecruitUS Collegiate Bowling Showcase presented by Roto Grip and 900 Global is set to take place at Sterling Lanes in Sterling Heights, Mich., May 26-27. In the events inaugural year in 2017, it became the largest collegiate bowling recruiting event in the world with over 230 high school athletes in attendance. The female division will compete on Saturday and the men on Sunday.