2008 PABCON Women's Championships

Posted by: Richie V.

2008 PABCON Women's Championships - 10/21/08 05:44 PM

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The USBC reported a sweep of the medals for Team USA in the opening event, singles, of the PABCON Women's Championships in Santiago, Chile. Liz Johnson won the gold medal, Carolyn Dorin-Ballard the silver, and Lynda Barnes bronze. The tournament continues today with the doubles event.
Posted by: Richie V.

Re: 2008 PABCON Women's Championships - 10/22/08 11:09 PM

Updating the tournament, Americans Wendy Macpherson and Kelly Kulick won the doubles gold medal, with Americans Liz Johnson and Carolyn Dorin-Ballard taking silver, and Jennifer Park and Kerrie Ryan-Ciach of Canada winning bronze.

Kelly Kulick fired a perfect game to lead her teammates Diandra Asbaty and Wendy Macpherson to the trios gold, with Liz Johnson, Carolyn Dorin-Ballard, and Lynda Barnes winning the silver. Mexico's Sandra Gongora, Lilia Robles, and Adriana Perez were the trios bronze medalists. Both American trios shot over the previous PABCON Women's Championships trios record set by Americans Becky Kreglin, Lucy Giovinco-Sandelin, and Lesia Moos in 1997 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Posted by: Richie V.

Re: 2008 PABCON Women's Championships - 10/24/08 03:10 PM

Another update...

Team USA won the gold medal in the team event yesterday, with Colombia taking home the silver medal, and Puerto Rico bronze.

Team USA also swept the medals in All-Events, with Kelly Kulick winning gold, Carolyn Dorin-Ballard silver, and Liz Johnson bronze. All six American women qualified for the Masters competition (top 16 in All-Events).
Posted by: Richie V.

Re: 2008 PABCON Women's Championships - 10/25/08 06:38 PM

Kelly Kulick ended a strong week for the female Team USA by winning the Masters gold medal at the PABCON Women's Championships, defeating teammate Liz Johnson 2-1 in a best-of-three final match. American Diandra Asbaty shared the bronze medal with Mexico's Sandra Gongora. Overall, the Americans swept the gold medals along with winning 5 silver medals and 3 bronze.