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NC A&T Bowling BIO
13 Kristin Shinn
Kristin Shinn 1767848

Helped the Aggies to their first national ranking in program history as they ended the 2013-14 season 13th in the country … In 2013-14, earned second-team All-MEAC honors, Academic All-NTCA honorable mention and received the team’s Got S.P.A.R.E.S award and was named the athletics department’s Female Rookie of the Year … .Became a starter for the Aggies as a freshman … Head coach James Williams calls her a “gamer”… Sees and understands the lanes very well…Is excellent at doing drills in practice…Looks to increase the Aggies chances of winning the MEAC with an impressive average …Has the ability to read lanes and make adjustments quickly.  

2013-14 Season: Tallied a pinfall of 9,553, along with a 190.74 average in 49 matches … Helped the Aggies win the Hampton Roads Collegiate Bowling Invitational on Oct.26 … Was named the Virginia Union University Invitational tournament MVP on Nov. 23 after posting a tournament-high 205.80 average and pinfall of 1,029 among 60 bowlers …Rolled a 243 over Bowie State in that tournament… Was tabbed MEAC Bowler of the Week on Nov. 26 after her performance at the VUU Invitational … Finished 24th out of over 200 bowlers at the Kutztown Invitational on Jan. 25 with a season-high pinfall of 1,1,85 … Also pinned a career-high 245 at the KU Invitational over Pittsburgh-Bradford … Averaged a 210.8 in five games at the Aggie Master’s Challenge on Feb.22 where she was named to the all-tournament team … Finished second overall out of 53 bowlers and rolled three 200-plus games (235, 232, 211) … Performed well at the Columbia 300 Music City Classic on March 8 where she tallied a pinfall of 1,156 and averaged a 192.6 in six games.

High School: Competed at the varsity level starting in the seventh grade and lasting until she graduated at Airport High School under coach Patsy Harper … Led her team in average each season …  Also played volleyball.

Personal: Full name is Kristin Ann Shinn … She is the daughter of Joey and Terry Shinn … Has two brothers, David and Joey Jr. … Was born on September 21, 1993 and majors in psychology … Interests include reading and watching movies.

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: West Columbia, S.C.
High School: Airport
Major: Psychology
Experience: High School
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