HU men bowlers 16th in Indy meet

The Huntington University men’s bowling team captured 16th place at the 48th annual Backhaul Direct Hoosier Classic, which ran from Saturday, Feb. 11, to Sunday, Feb. 12, at Western Bowl, in Indianapolis.

The Foresters were paced by senior Derek Beckler, who finished with a six-game total of 1,220 pins, good for a 203.3 average. Senior Seth Walker came up big for Huntington in its final team game of 1,103 by rolling a 258.

The Foresters were in ninth place after Saturday with 5,945 pins. although the team struggled to get a handle on the shot Sunday morning, it rallied to regain some of its Saturday momentum to wrap up Sunday with a pin total of 2,671 on the way to its top 20 finish.