As a long-time supporter and advertiser with the Bowlers Journal International, Turbo is delighted to share and support the BJI Generation Next, a new magazine feature that recognizes outstanding youth bowlers and future ambassadors of the sport. The athletes recognized here were featured in a recent issue of the BJI.
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This Arkansas State standout and 2016 Junior Team USA member was a 2015 National Tenpin Coaches Association academic All-American and honorable mention All-American, then made the NTCA third-team All-American squad in 2016. The Michigan State USBC Youth singles, doubles, and all-events champion also is a four-time Michigan Junior Masters Association winner who earned three gold medals and two silvers at the 2016 Lee Evans Tournament of the Americas. In the 2015-16 collegiate season, Richard logged a 202 average and earned All-American honors at the Fairleigh Dickinson Jamboree, the Music City Classic, and the Crusader Classic, averaging 215 at that latter tournament. Her fraternal twin sister, Jordan, also bowls with Arkansas State.