May 27, 2013
ARLINGTON, Texas - Vanderbilt's Natalie Goodman and Robyn Renslow are among the top youth bowlers in the country set to travel to Puerto Rico in July to represent Junior Team USA at the 2013 Pan American Bowling Confederation Youth Championships.
The event will be held in Ponce, Puerto Rico, from July 7-12 and features countries in the American Zone competing in singles, doubles, trios, team, all-events and match-play Masters.
Vanderbilt supplied one-half of the women's roster which includes Goodman, a rising junior from O'Fallon, Ill., Renslow, a sophomore from Brentwood, Calif., Sarah Lokker (Arkansas State) of New Baltimore, Mich., and Mary Wells (Central Missouri) of Westerville, Ohio.
On the boys side, Junior Team USA will be represented by Kamron Doyle of Brentwood, Tenn., Matthew Farber of Plainview, N.Y., Wesley Low of Palmdale, Calif., and Gregory Young of Viera, Fla.
At the 2011 PABCON Youth Championships in the Dominican Republic, Junior Team USA brought home three gold medals, six silver medals and three bronze medals.
Junior Team USA also will compete in the Lee Evans Tournament of the Americas in Sunrise, Fla., from July 28-Aug. 3. Representing Junior Team USA in the U20 division will be Elise Bolton of Merritt Island, Fla., Morgan O'Brien of Lomira, Wis., Andrew Anderson of Holly, Mich., and Michael Coffey of Melbourne, Fla.