DSU Bowling BIO
3 Chelsey Merklinger

2015-16: Preseason All-MEAC selection.

2014-15 (at DSU): All-MEAC Second Team selection ... Most Valuable Performer of the 2015 Kutztown University Golden Bear Classic (Feb. 13-15) after topping all competitors with a 21.07 frame average in the tournament ... averaged 193.6 in regular team games (9680 total pinfall) ... rolled season-high 263 in Capital Classic (Feb. 7), ninth among all MEAC competitors during regular season ... posted season-best 215.2 average (1076 total pinfall) in five games in Feb. 28 MEAC North ... averaged 209.3 in six games at Capital Classic.  

High School: Three-year varsity letterwinner at Pequea Valley High School … averaged 220.3 as a senior … was second in states and region; and third in district during senior season … helped lead team to section championship in her senior year … posted 216 average as a junior … helped lead team to back-to-back district titles and second place section finish in junior year … totaled 1388 during six-game series (231.3) as a junior … tallied 210 average in sophomore season … winner of girls’ district singles during sophomore campaign … had high single game of 298 as a sophomore … first bowler in school history to be honored with a banner.

Personal: Daughter of Randy and Ellen Merklinger … has one sister and one brother … born 11/8/95 in Lancaster, Pa. ... majoring in Psychology.

Height: 4'11"
Year: Senior
City/State: Kinzers, Pa.
High School: Pequa Valley HS
Experience: High School
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