Head bowling Coach Andrew Chatmon puts a final cap to his 2011-12 women's bowling team.
Da'Shia Hill and Tanisha Pughsley are two ladies who are coming to Alabama State with many accolades and accomplishments.
"I am really excited about Hill and Pughsley", said Coach Chatmon. "With the addition of these two young ladies we will have a more competitive squad and I am looking forward to the upcoming season."
Hill is from Jacksonville, Fla., who intends to pursue a career in Forensics/Criminal Justice at Alabama State. She brings academic accolades as well as performances from the hardwood.
Hill began her bowling stint on the Pee Wee League and diligently worked her way up to the Youth League. While on the Pee Wee and Youth Leagues she was awarded with the Most Improved Bowler Award.
From 2007-09 Hill bowled on the Mandarin High School Bowling team, where she was awarded the Highest Female Average for consecutive years.
Hill is finishing up her tenure with the youth junior/senior league in which she carried a 179 average. She has fared well in several tournament events receiving recognition in high series, high series scratch and high series handicap. She recently finished third in a Challenge Tournament out of 30 players (males and females) shooting the high series for the tournament (females).
Pughsley, a native of Chicago, Ill. intends on majoring in Criminal Justice as well. She has had several honors and awards coming from Curie Metro High School, where she was a member of the National Honor Society; French Honor Society; English Honor Society; team captain for four years and held the highest average on the team.
While at Curie Metro Pughsley bowled a scratch series high of 646 and had game highs of 234, 216 and 196.