Career PBA 300 Games: 23
Personal: Married to Christi...Four-time first team All-American at Saginaw Valley State University...Nickname is "The Real Deal".
2015: Teamed with Jason Belmonte to finish third in Roth/Holman Doubles Championship...Won PBA Oklahoma Open for sixth career title by defeating Jason Belmonte 247-172 in championship match...Won PBA King of the Swing non-title event by defeating Jason Belmonte in championship match 191-164...Finished second in Lubbock Sports Southwest Open losing to Bill O'Neill 256-213...Finished third in PBA Wolf Open losing to Kyle Troup in semifinal match 202-188...Finished third in Bear Open losing to eventual winner Tommy Jones in semifinal match, 225-220...Won seventh career title teaming with Shannon O'Keefe to win Xtra Frame Striking Against Breast Cancer Doubles.
Career: In 2014 won Badger Open for fifth career PBA Tour title by defeating Brian Valenta in 243-235...Finished third in Bear Open and Emir Cup...While not a PBA title, won Summer Swing King of the Swing special event by defeating Sean Rash 245-181 in championship match...In 2012-13 won his fourth Tour title in the Alka Seltzer Plus Cold Cheetah Championship for fourth career title by sweeping all three stepladder matches that included a 243-192 win over Mike Wolfe in the championship match. Finished second in Lucas Oil Wolf Open losing to Chris Loschetter 264-231 in championship match...Won third career title in Pepsi Viper Championship in 2010-11...Had a breakout season in 2009-10 season with the first two Tour titles after six seasons on Tour…Won the Chameleon Championship and his first major, the Lumber Liquidators U.S. Open…Was second to Walter Ray Williams Jr. in earnings with a career-high $147,275…Tied Williams in PBA Player of the Year points race, but lost tie-breaker in overall Tour points…Made five television appearances which also included two thirds and a fourth…Named the 2005-06 PBA Rookie of the Year…Finished sixth as an amateur in the 62nd U.S. Open; became a PBA member the next week…Finished 10th in the 2005 PBA Tour Trials to earn the final exemption for the 2005-06 season and his first PBA Tour exemption…Owns 12 PBA Regional titles.
Career Standard Titles (6): 2009-10 - Allen Park, Mich. (Chameleon Championship); 2010-11, Las Vegas (Viper Championship); 2012-13 - Las Vegas (Cheetah Championship); 2014 - Badger Open, Shawnee, Okla.; 2015 - Oklahoma Open, Shawnee, Okla.; Houston (doubles with Shannon O'Keefe).
Career Major Titles (1): 2009-10 – Lumber Liquidators U.S. Open, Indianapolis.
Awards: PBA Rookie of the Year (2005-06).
Other Achievements: Seven-time member of Team USA...Earned Silver medal in team, trios and doubles in 2015 PABCON Championships...Three-time Bowling Writers Association of America Collegiate Bowler of the Year (2001, ’03, ‘04)…National Collegiate Bowling Coaches Association Most Valuable Player in 2002-03 and 2003-04...Gold medal winner in all-events, trios, team and Masters bronze in 2011 PABCON Championships in Guadalajara, Mexico...Became first non-Finnish winner of Ballmaster Open in Helsinki in 2012...Won 2012 PABCON Championships gold medals in doubles, five-player team and individual all-events silver in trios and a bronze in the Masters finale...Won gold (singles), silver (team) and bronze (trios) in 2013 WBA World Bowling Championships...Won team silver (with Mike Fagan, Chris Barnes, Sean Rash and Tommy Jones) in 2014 WBA Men's World Bowling Championships in Abu Dhabi.
Career PBA 300 Games: 23