Singapore bowler claims multiple awards

14th April, Kansas: Singapore national bowler, Jazreel Tan, 21 was named the 2010 Rookie of the Year and First Team All-American during the annual “Night of Champions” banquet, held prior to the Intercollegiate Team Championships to honour the top collegiate bowlers for their accomplishments during the season.

The Rookie of the Year award is a top American sports award accorded to the best performing freshman who had shown outstanding perfomances in both academic studies and bowling tournaments.

Jazreel is also the only representative from Wichita University in the Women First Team All-American. After earning the Most Valuable Player (MVP) honours in her first collegiate competition at the Midwest States tournament in October 2009 where she averaged over 200 in nine tournaments and made five All-Tournament teams throughout the season, she was also named the BWAA Player of the Year Runner-up.

  “It is delighting to hear of Jazreel's outstanding achievements in US,” said Mrs Jessie Phua, President of SingaporeBowling. “She has definitely done Singapore proud and has proven to be a role model for her peers in Singapore.”

Currently participating in the Inter-Collegiate Team Championships in Texas, Jazreel, together with her team mates will be defending their championship title in this biggest annual event in the America collegiate bowling calendar.

Photos by SingaporeBowling.