Knight in the Spotlight
Matt Staninger
Matt Staninger
Men's Bowling
November 7, 2012
Sophomore Year (2011-12)
Led the team in scoring average with a 195.167 average in 36 games bowled ... Earned NCBCA and NAIA All-Academic team honors ... Tallied 1,000 or more pins on four occasions ... Notched a season-best 1,682 pins for a 210.25 average over eight games at the Backhaul Direct Hoosier Classic ... Finished 24th at the AHIBC IV tournament with a 189.571 average in seven games ... Finished 14th at the AHIBC II tournament.
 
Freshman Year (2010-11)
Finished second on the team with a 192.048 average in 62 games bowled ... Earned NCBCA and NAIA All-Academic team honors ... Tallied 1,000 pins on seven occasions including a season-best 1,787 at the Blue and Gold Classic ... Averaged a 221.667 in six games at the Brickyard Classic where he finished second in the individual standings ... Finished 18th at the Boilermaker Classic with 1,002 pins in five games.
 
High School
2009-10 Indiana high school Bowler of the Year ... was a first-team all-state selection ... was a three-time all-area and all-conference selection ... Had Indiana's highest average (231) as a senior ... Earned the title at the Indiana State Pepsi Tournament in 2004 and the scratch title at the 2008 Pepsi Tournament ... Was a finalist at the Calumet Region Masters in 2006, 2007 and 2008, and was a USBC Junior Gold semifinalist in 2009 ... Bowled his high school career-high game of 300 during senior season and has nine sanction 300 games in his career ... Owns four sanctioned 800 series and four sanctioned 299 games.