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SHOCKER BOWLING

National Championship Teams

As the most accomplished collegiate bowling program in the nation, the Wichita State Shocker Bowling Program has 19 National Championship victories to its name; ten men's titles and 9 women's titles. The Shocker Bowling Program takes great pride in the success of all National Championship teams and players. Since the first national title in the inaugural National Championship Tournament in 1975, in Dayton, Ohio, the Shocker Bowling Program has continually competed at collegiate bowling's highest level for more than 35 years. With great delight the Shocker Bowling Program is pleased to present the 19 National Championship teams and members.


1975 National Champions

Dayton, Ohio

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Wendy Hillard, Wichita, KS; Karma Wagner, Wichita, KS; Vicki Schmit, Wichita, KS; Paul Waliczek, Head Coach; Linda Whitaker, Wichita, KS; Cindy Hubbard, Wichita, KS
 

 

 

1977 National Champions

San Antonio, Texas

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Linda Whitaker, Newton, KS; Karma Wagner, Wichita KS;
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Vicki Schmit, Coach; Sherry Allen, Newton, KS; Kris Garrett, Wichita, KS; Lolly Appling, Wichita, KS
 

 

1978 National Champions

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Karma Wagner, Wichita, KS; Lolly Appling, Wichita, KS; Kris Garrett, Wichita, KS
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Sherry Allen, Newton, KS; Jodi Oppliger, Wichita, KS; Gordon Vadakin, Head Coach
 

 

1980 National Champions

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Jeff McBeth, Great Bend, KS; Mark Lewis, Wichita, KS; Ricardo Gil, Caracas, Venezuela; Gordon Vadakin, Head Coach; Team Sponsor; Tony Sites, Wichita, KS; John Hardman, Lawrence, KS; Skip Wilson, Hutchinson, KS
 

 

1986 National Champions

Houston, Texas

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Roz Monell, Houston, TX; Debbie DiTrani, Harrington Park, NJ; Holly Cornwell, Ellsworth, KS; Donna DiTrani, Harrington Park, NJ; Gordon Vadakin, Head Coach; Barb Edwards, Newton, KS
 

 

1987 National Champions

Omaha, Nebraska

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Gordon Vadakin, Head Coach; Rick Steelsmith, Manhattan, KS; Justin Hromek, Andover, KS; Chip Aki, Evansville, IN, Dan Nadeau, Las Vegas, NV; Jorge Tomas, Wichita, KS; Rich Renollet, Assistant Coach
 

 

1990 National Champions

Portland, Oregon

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Leslie Beamish, Sturgis MI; Geri Pohl, St. Charles, MO; Holly Hampe, Albuquerque, NM; Lisa Skibinski, Essexville, MI; Sue Winters, Wyoming, MI; Rich Renollet, Assistant Coach
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Gordon Vadakin, Head Coach
 

 

1993 National Champions

Indianapolis, Indiana

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David Garber, Bedford, TX
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Jon Murph, Dayton, OH; Todd Zenner, Newton, KS; Steve Kloempken, Las Vegas, NV; Brian Adelgren, Wichita, KS; Lonnie Waliczek, Hutchinson, KS; Kelley Bennett, Auburn Hills, MI
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Brent Bartman, Las Vegas, NV; Donald Bock Jr., Baltimore, MD; Mark Lewis, Assistant Coach; Pat Henry, Assistant Coach; Gordon Vadakin, Head Coach
 

 

1994 National Champions

Carson City, Nevada

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Brent Bartman, Las Vegas, NV; Josh Hale, Billings, MT; Steve Kloempken, Las Vegas, NV; David Garber, Bedford, TX; Dirk Gibson, Little Rock, AR; Brian Adelgren, Wichita, KS
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Gordon Vadakin, Head Coach; Chris Barnes, Assistant Men’s Coach; Kelly Bennett, Auburn Hills, MI; Andy Black, Royal AR; Matthew Burtt, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia; Scott Goessling, St. Charles, MO; Jason Lower, Lykens, PA; Jerry Tippett, St. Petersburg, FL; Harry Wood, Potomac, MD; Todd Zenner, Wichita, KS
 

 

1994 National Champions

Carson City, Nevada

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Allyson Allmang, Alexandria, VA; Tara Henderson, Wichita, KS; Kelly Everding, Arvada, CO; Chrissie Beamish, Sturgis, MI; Rosine Marschke, Crete, IL; Lisa Burrough, Hot Springs, AR
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Gordon Vadakin, Head Coach; Pat Henry, Assistant Coach; Stacy Arthur, Jacksonville, FL; Cathy Clark, Manassas, VA; Maggie Criss, Olathe, KS; Lori Leonard, Edmond, OK; Nikki Martin, Andover, KS
 

 

1995 National Champions

Knoxville, Tennessee

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Steve Pudwill, Roseville, MN; Brent Bartman, Las Vegas, NV; Dirk Gibson, Little Rock, AR; Brian Adelgren, Wichita, KS; Jim Tomek Jr., Camp Hill, PA
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Scott Sacks, Omaha, NE; Darren Fitzsimons, Clearwater, FL; Jason Lower, Lykens, PA; Josh Hale, Billings, MT; Gordon Vadakin, Head Coach; Steve Kloempken, Las Vegas, NV; Jerry Lower, Lykens PA; Rick Schiffer, Franklin PA
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Chris Carlson, Deep River, CT; Kevin Kareliussen, Cheshire, CT; Harry Wood, Potomac, MD
 

 

1998 National Champions

Madison, Wisconsin

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Dan Dick, Assistant Coach; Gordon Vadakin, Head Coach; Mike Eaton, Grandville, MI; Tim Penner, Wichita, KS; Tammam Sharief, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Matt McFayden, Derby KS; Erick Pawlak, Niagara Falls, NY; Pat Henry, Assistant Men’s Coach
Back Row
Jason Williams, Vashon Island, WA
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Preston Brunswig, Farmington, MO; Bruno Diaz, Sta. Maria Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico; Steve Freeland, Wichita, KS; Jerry Lower, Elizabethville, PA; David Rutherford, Bonaire, GA; Rick Schiffer, Franklin, PA; Casey Slaughter, Wichita, KS; James Williams, Cape Coral, FL
 

 

2003 National Champions

Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Lonnie Waliczek, Men’s Assistant Coach; Kevin Tabron, Colorado Springs, CO; Scott How, Milwaukie, OR; Joe Keltner, Haysville, KS; Aaron Koch, Wichita, KS; A.J. Demond, Coldwater, MI
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Gordon Vadakin, Head Coach, Mark Buffa, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Chris Greene, Wichita, KS; Russ Wilson, Savonburg, KS; Sean Rash, Anchorage, AK; Nathan Bohr, Austin, TX; Tony Johnson, Hayward, CA; Derrick Woods, Houston, TX; Mark Lewis, Assistant Coach
 

 

2005 National Champions

Rockford, Illinois

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Clara Guerrero, Armenia, Colombia; Samantha Wong, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Anita Manns, Austin, TX; Cathy Westberg, Sioux Falls, SD
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Olivia Sandham, Wichita, KS; Ruth Papa, Carlsbad, CA; Emily Maier, Sparks, NV; Felicia Wong, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Carolina Lagrange, Notre-Dame-des-Pins, British Columbia, Canada; Jennifer Wright, West Columbia, SC; Chelsie Bahr, Topeka, KS; Mark Lewis, Women’s Coach, Kristal Scott, Assistant Coach
 

 

2007 National Champions

Wichita, Kansas

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Daniela Alvarado, Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico; Emily Maier, Sparks, NV; Samantha Linder, Winter Haven, FL; Melissa Hurst, Derby, KS; Ashley Cox, Godfrey, IL
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Ricki Williams, Wichita, KS; Rocio Restrepo, Ibaque, Colombia; Felicia Wong, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Sandra Gongora, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico; Elysia Current, Ephrata, PA
Back Row L to R
Kristal Scott, Assistant Coach; Mark Lewis, Women’s Coach
 

 

2008 National Champions

Wichita, Kansas

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Brent Bowers, Mulvane, KS; Jon Buckert, Rochester, N.Y.; George Lambert IV, Wellandport, Ontario, Canada; Jake Peters, Decatur, IL; Osama Khalfan, Al Riffa, Bahrain; Will Barnes, Pennsauken, N.J.
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Joshua McBride, Wichita, KS; John Szczerbinski, North Tonawanda, N.Y.; Jesse Buss, Freeport, IL; Chris Drewes, Sioux Falls, SD; Michael Romano, Willowbrook, IL
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Gordon Vadakin, Head Coach; Mark Lewis, Assistant Coach; Nathan Bohr, Assistant Coach
 

 

2009 National Champions

Rockford, Illinois

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Jake Peters, Decatur, IL; Will Barnes, Pennsauken, N.J.
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Geoffrey Young, Denton, TX; Stephen Cowland, Blackbutt, New South Wales,Australia; Josh Blanchard, Upland, CA
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Gordon Vadakin, Head Coach; Adam Ferri, Jeannette, PA; Kevin Tatrow, Bel Aire, KS; Brandon Hall, Wichita, KS; Nick Pahr, Eden Prairie, MN; John Szczerbinski, North Tonawanda, NY; Kyle Bischoff, St. Cloud, MN; Joshua McBride, Wichita, KS; Nathan Bohr, Assistant Coach
 

 

 

2009 National Champions

Rockford, Illinois

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Daniela Alvarado, Leon, Mexico; Rocio Restrepo, Ibaque, Colombia; Samantha Linder, Winter Haven, FL; Melissa Hurst, Derby, KS
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Samantha Hesley, Wellington, FL; Mariana Ayala, Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico; Sandra Gongora, Monterrey, Mexico; Jessica Baker, Springfield, OH
Back Row L to R
Brian Adelgren, Assistant Coach; Suzana Signaigo, Kapolei, HI; Maggie Zakrzewski, Palatine, IL; Mark Lewis, Women’s Coach
 

 

 

2010 National Champions

El Paso, Texas

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Back Row:

Assistant Coach, Nathan Bohr; John Szczerbinski, North Tonawanda, NY; Brent Bowers, Mulvane, KS; Jake Peters, Decatur, IL; Ronnie Sparks Jr., Inkster, MI; Nick Pahr, Eden Prairie, MN; Kevin Tatrow, Bel Aire, KS; Erik Gulbrandson, Superior, WI; Josh McBride, Peabody, KS; Gordon Vadakin, Head Coach


Front Row:

Stephen Cowland, Blackbutt, Australia; Marcus Berndt, Malmo, Sweden; Josh Blanchard, Moreno Valley, CA; Geoffrey Young, Denton, TX