BEAVER CREEK, Ohio - Oct. 22 - The Erie Community College men's and women's bowling teams opened the 2012-13 seasons with a 16th and 18th place finish, respectively, at The Orange & Black Classic, hosted by the University of Pikeville this past weekend. The men's team recorded 8,398 pins while the women's squad knocked down 7,517.
Leading the Kats were freshmen Elizabeth Szpara (Orchard Park, N.Y./Orchard Park) and Stephen Garas (Alden, N.Y./Alden) as both finished 44th as individuals. Szpara's total of 1,070 pins while Garas' total was 1,198.
ECC is back in action Nov. 2-3 at the Big Red Invitational, held at Cort-Lanes in Cortland, N.Y.