Bowling

Jessica Earnest - 17

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vandalia, Ill.

High School:
Vandalia

Height:
5-2

Jessica Earnest

04/11/2013

Bowlers Meet FDU in NCAA Opener

Dores Get No. 7 Seed

04/10/2013

Three bowlers earn national honors

Earnest named first team All-American

03/17/2013

Bowlers earn third place at Music City

Upset of No. 1 Nebraska highlights day

03/13/2013

Bowlers host Music City Classic

Tournament will be Friday-Sunday at the Smyrna Bowling Center.

03/11/2013

Earnest discovers herself at Vanderbilt

By Rod Williamson, Director of Communications

Vanderbilt Highlights

2011-12 (Junior)
• Earned 2nd team All-America Honors for the 3rd straight year
• Averaged 205 with 87.9% filled-frames percentage
• Had a scorching 51% strike percentage
• High game of 267

2010-11 (Sophomore)
• Second-team All-American
• Averaged 202.5 in 48 games
• 19.7 Baker frame average
• High game 248 with 29 games over 200
• Won Gold Medal on Junior Team USA at Pan American Bowling Confederation
• Finished fourth at 2010 Junior Gold

2009-10 (Freshman)
• National Rookie of the Year
• Second team All-American
• Averaged 196 over 50 games with a high of 256
• Named to two regular season all-tournament teams
• Was the lead-off bowler in both Baker and team games

Junior Highlights

• Placed 10th at USBC Junior Gold Championships in 2010
• Won all events at the 2010 USBC Youth Open
• Won Team Event at the USBC Youth Open
• 2009 Member of Junior Team USA
• 2009 won 8 gold medals at the Lee Evans Tournament of Americas
• 13th at Team USA Trials 2008
• 2008 13th Place finish in the National Amateur Championships in Las Vegas
• 2007, 2008 ,2009 Illinois State Bowling Club "Bowler of the Year"
• 12-time Illinois Scholarship Bowling Club Champion
• Twice named to the Illinois Scholarship Bowling Club All-Tournament Team
• Two 2nd Place finishes for the Junior Team Illinois
• 2006 2nd Place finish in the Pepsi Cola State Championships
• 2005, 2006, 2008 Pepsi Cola Zone 10 Scratch Champion
• 2007 Indiana Youth Scholarship Bowling Tournament Champion
• 7-time 1st Place finish in the Keystone Tournament - Zone 8
• 2005 Teamed with older sister Josie to win the Illinois State doubles title
• Named the Illinois Youth Leaders Bowling Tour Scratch Division "Bowler of the Year" in 2008-2009, during which she won two championships
• 2008 2nd Place Finish in the Junior Masters in Dayton, Ohio
• Three top 50 finishes in the Junior Gold Tournament, including an 8th place finish in 2008
• 2007 Won the 3rd Annual Chris Barnes Thanksgiving Tournament
• High Game: 299
• High Series: 789

Personal
• Born March 17, 1991
• Daughter of Larry and Lisa Earnest
• Sister to the Assistant Bowling Coach, Josie Earnest
• Member of The National Society of High School Scholars and The Vandalia High School National Honor Society
• Member of the Vandalia Community High School Student Council
• Who's Who in Science 2007-2009

Favorites
• Pro Bowler: Diandra Asbaty
• Other Sport: Hockey
• Movie: Breakfast at Tiffany's
• Sports Movie: Remember the Titans
• Singer: Anberlin
• Actress: Audrey Hepburn
• Snack: Popcorn

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