fbpx
Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

South CentralSouth Central

Athlete of the Month

Hutchinson’s Brody Ummel – JOMA Bowler of the Month

By Matt Browning

Brody Ummel of Hutchinson has been the Salthawks’ top bowler all season, carrying the high series for the team at 753.

“I think the season for me so far has been pretty good,” Ummel said. “I’ve been able to average 200 or higher in all of our meets which is what my goal was for the season. My highlight of the season is when I bowled my record for sanctioned scratch series during our second meet, which ended up being 753 after three games.”

Being a consistent bowler has always been a challenge for Ummel in the past, but he has improved in that area this season.

“I think I improved more on my consistency than anything else since last year,” Ummel said. “I used to be a little bit more all over the place with each game last year, but now I’m starting scores from each game looking pretty similar.”

Ummel said he has high confidence in pins falling when his ball hits the pocket which is why his game has improved so much this season.

“There’s a pretty high chance that all the pins will find a way to fall down whether I hit high or low in the pocket,” Ummel said.

Ummel is unsure as to where he wants to go to college but he is sure he wants to study marine biology.

You May Also Like

Featured

Post Views: 40

Featured

By Matt Browning For 12 years, Bill Hageman has been volunteering the YMCA and he started because of his kids’ love for sports. “I...

Featured

By Matt Browning It was an awkward midair adjustment for Bluestem’s Olivia Beason at her team’s volleyball jamboree that changed the rest of her...

Featured

If you’ve ever attended a sports event, concert, or school function, chances are you’ve encountered the uncomfortable reality of “bleacher butt.” After sitting on...