CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - March 2 - The Erie Community College women's bowling team won the program's 28 NJCAA Bowling Invitational Championship Saturday afternoon at the Thruway Lanes. ECC topped runner-up Iowa Central CC by 469 pins. On the men's side, Schenectady County CC held off Vincennes (Ind.) University, 13,500 to 13,343, for the title.
ECC's Liz Szpara (Orchard Park, N.Y./Orchard Park) and Morgan Anderson (Orchard Park, N.Y./Tapestry Charter) finished second and seventh, respectively, in the All-Events standings to earn All-America status.
The ECC men's team, which finished fourth, was led by Chris Gable (Lackawanna, N.Y./Lackawanna) and his ninth-place finish in the All-Events standings.