Rachel Ellis Biography
2017-18 (Junior): Appeared in 22 team games and totaled 4,023 pins for an average of 182.86... Saw her average jump more than nine pins from the previous year... Bowled three 200-plus games with a high of 217 against Tulane on Nov. 4... Rode that 217 to a five-match total pinfall of 964 at the Track KAT Klash to lead the Penguins and finish 27th overall... Also bowled a 203, 194 and a 193 to average 192.80 for the tournament... Placed 15th at the James Brown Invitational with a total pinfall of 937... Started 22 Baker matches and bowled in 113 Baker games... Made 17 starts in the second position and five bowling leadoff... Registered frame averages of 17.49 in traditional matches and 17.81 in Baker play for an overall average of 17.65... Had a 35.89 strike percentage, converted 68.6 percent of her spares and marked in 79.87 percent of her frames.
2016-17 (Sophomore): Started 15 traditional matches and appeared in eight more as a substitute... Averaged 173.80 in team games and bowled a high game of 200 against Louisiana Tech at the Stormin' Ladyjack Classic... Surpassed 190 in two of her three games at the Crusader Classic... Bowled in 131 Baker games... Posted frame averages of 15.80 in traditional play and 17.91 in Baker matches... Had a 34.27 strike percentage and converted 62.77 percent of her spare attempts... Marked in 75.52 percent of her frames.
2015-16: Bowled on Youngstown State's club team.
High School: Earned two letters for the Wildcats... Was named First Team All-Ohio Capital Conference and First-Team All-Central Ohio High School Bowling Conference... Was the District Medalist as a senior with a 622 series... Averaged 186.6 as a senior and had a high game of 268 against Olentangy... Bowled a 287 in her first game at the COHSBC Championships as a junior and finished with a 654 set... Also recognized as the Female Athlete of the Week, MVP and Central District preview tournament all-tournament team... Helped Westerville South to a Central District title.
Personal: Parents are Vern and Jan... Has a sister (Kristen)... Born in Westerville, Ohio... Bowled on the YSU club team in 2015-16... Major is forensic science.