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KC Miller’s MVP Weekend Leads to ECC Bowling Rookie of the Week Honor

Photo by Tim Shaffer
Photo by Tim Shaffer

WEST BABYLON, N.Y. - - For the first time in her career, Wilmington University freshman bowler KC Miller has been named the East Coast Conference (ECC) Rookie of the Week, after leading the Wildcats to a pair of top finishes at the Bowl for the Cure last weekend.

Miller (Denver, Pa./Cocalico) dominated the Traditional matches on Saturday, winning MVP honors by finishing with the top total pinfall on the day. She finished with the second best five-match total in program history, bowling a 1,084 for a 216.80 average on the day.

Freshman KC Miller was two pins away from bowling all five matches with a score of 200 or more, finishing with the second best five-match total in program history with a 1,084 pin-fall (216.80 average). She had her second-best match of her season with a 236 against #21 Adelphi, adding games of 225 against Kutztown, 213 against Coppin State, and a 212 against Felician. She also bowled a 198 against Chestnut Hill. She bested the field of 60 bowlers by 11 pins.

Overall, Miller compiled a frame average of 20.00 with a strike percentage of 48 percent.

She is the third Wildcat to be honored by the ECC this year, as classmate CC Riojas has been named the ECC Rookie of the Week three times and junior Rachel Hirst has been named the ECC Bowler of the Week once.

The Wildcats are off this weekend, but Miller will help lead her team back to the alley next weekend when they head to Towson, Maryland when they take part in the James Brown Invitational hosted by Morgan State.

Click here to view the ECC Report.