RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician University freshman Kaitlyn Buck (Farmingdale, N.J./Howell) has been chosen as the East Coast Conference (ECC) Women's Bowling Rookie of the Week for the period ending Feb. 14, the ECC announced on Tuesday.
Felician was accepted into the ECC as an associate member for the sport of women's bowling on Tuesday.
Buck, a 5-foot-2 left-hander, was selected to the all-tournament team of the Golden Bear Classic, hosted by Kutztown University on Feb. 12-14. The tournament was an all-Baker event, and Buck posted the second-highest Baker frame average from combined Friday and Saturday play, a 20.11. She was in the line-ups that helped Felician set school records for Baker game (265) and Baker five-game series (1,008, twice).
The Golden Falcons finished sixth out of 12 teams in the Golden Bear Classic, and posted an 8-6 dual-match record during the tournament.
More information is available at http://eccsports.org/sports/wbowl/2015-16/releases/WBOWL__2.16.16.pdf.
Buck has started seven traditional team matches for Felician this season, and is averaging 149.3. She is a 2015 graduate of Howell High.
On Monday, Felician men's basketball senior Jeyvi Miavivululu (Paterson, N.J./Paterson Catholic) and women's basketball senior Eliana Scanlon (New York, N.Y./Oak Hill Academy [Va.]) were named to their sports' Weekly Honor Roll in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference.
Felician women's bowling is guided by second-year head coach Andrew Toriello of Rutherford. Buck and the Golden Falcons (34-37) are next in action on Feb. 26-28, when they travel to North Brunswick for the Hawk Flight Invite, hosted by Monmouth University.
Felician University, the Franciscan University of New Jersey, is a liberal arts, coeducational Catholic university founded in 1942 and sponsored by the Felician Sisters. True to its mission, Felician University welcomes a diverse student population and embraces its educational needs. With campuses in Lodi and Rutherford, New Jersey, Felician University currently enrolls more than 2,100 students and offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate programs, in the classroom and online, in the arts and sciences, business and management sciences, health sciences and teacher education. Felician University also sponsors 14 varsity intercollegiate sports that compete at the NCAA Division II level.