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#15 Najah Owens
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Knightdale, N.C.
High School: Sanderson
Major: Mass Communications

Comes to A&T with talent that needs to be refined over the next four years...Focused bowler who has tremendous upside...Her accuracy should make her a major asset in bakers play...Should be one of the Aggies' top bowlers by season's end.

High School: Earned a top-10 finish in the 2012 N.C. State High School Bowling Championship in individual play for Sanderson High...Helped her league team garner a first place team finish in the All-Stars Interstate Tournament, and as an individual she earned a first-place finish and the highest score at the Sectional Pepsi Tournament...Earned a third-place finish in the 2012 State Pepsi Tournament, and a second-place finish in the 2012 N.C. State Youth Championship Tournament with a 2,010 score... Qualified for the 2012 North Pointe Junior Gold Championships, a national tournament for the top youth bowlers in the country...Also earned a first-place finish in the 2011 Premier Jr. Gold Tournament, which allowed her to compete in the Nationals and North Point Tournament in Las Vegas in July 2011...Had a strong high school career in varsity golf as well, earning the team MVP award as a junior and being named a Cap 8 All-Conference player as a junior and senior...Owens also earned the Highest Female Average Award in the Buffaloe Lanes North Youth Bowling League as a junior and senior...Was a member of the N.C. All-Stars Interstate Traveling Bowling Team and won the Award for High Game and High Series as a junior.

Personal: Full name is Najah Jenae Owens...She is the daughter of Wenitra Merritt and Marvin Owens...Was born on Dec. 2, 1993 and is majoring in Mass Communications...Plans to pursue a career in broadcast production, working on a movie set or television show...Her interests includes music and computers...Her favorite television show is "106 & Park" and her favorite food is pasta...Spent the summer working at a bowling alley...Her goals for this season are to become more consistent and to become more outgoing.

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