While the team struggled throughout parts of last weekend's Tier 1 event in Marietta, GA, freshman Mike Mirabile took home the all-events crown, leading the field with a 1,357 total pinfall. Chris Vietri also finished the tournament plus, going 1,234 for six games.
St John's finished a mere 175 pins off the lead in the Pennsylvania Classic this weekend in Lancaster, PA and was able to fend off third-place RIT.
Brandon Soedarmasto, who was named an all-American honorable mention last season, started his season off with an individual victory with a 1,891 9-game series.
St. John's competed in the Pennsylvania Classic this weekend in Lancaster, PA. The team was in 2nd after the completion of 9 team games but struggled in the baker portion of the tournament in day 2 to finish 3rd. We had a 9,888 total pinfall (193.88 average) and finished roughly 250 pins behind William Paterson and 35 pins behind Stony Brook in the 13 team field. Our JV team finished 6th overall.
Brandon Soedarmasto led the team with a 3rd place individual finish, averaging just under 210 for the nine game block. Zack Porter also averaged above 200, while freshman Gilbert Lasala finished -5 for nine games.