Megan Ashley

Megan Ashley

Ashley Nelson

How many years have you been bowling?

“I have been bowling since I was about 4 years old. So about 14 years now.”

What got you into bowling?

“My family has been bowling for a couple decades. Both my mom and dad have been bowling since I was in my mom’s womb.”

What is your favorite thing about bowling?

“My favorite thing about bowling is meeting all the new people each time I am at tournaments. I also like the traveling aspect about bowling too!”

How much do you practice when you have a tournament coming up?

“I usually practice 2 to 3 times a week. It also depends on how my body is feeling as well.”

What are you most proud of in the time that you have been bowling? Accomplishments, Awards, etc.

“I was proud when I bowled a 290 on November 11th (11/11) when I was 15. I thought that was cool. I was also proud when I got through to states 2 times in a row and hopefully for a third. I have been to many tournaments and won scholarship money multiple times. “

Do you hope to bowl after high school? And where?

“I do want to bowl after high school. I would like to become a professional bowler in the future. As of right now, I am undecided due to the fact that many colleges are contacting me to join there schools team.”

How do you balance bowling, school, and work at the same time?

“It is a very stressful thing to do. All three are big priorities for me. I am doing really well in school at the same time I am working 23 hours a week. During this I am also practicing throughout the week.”