PBA Team C300: Josh Blanchard


Josh Blanchard

 

 

 

Personal: Wife Aimee...Has two children...Collegiate star with Wichita State University and California State - Fresno…Four-time Collegiate All-American (2005-2007 CSU-Fresno, 2008-2010 Wichita State)…Two-time Intercollegiate Team Championships winner (2009, 2010)…Sat out 2007-08 season due to transfer from CSU-Fresno to Wichita State…Owns four Collegiate individual titles (2009 Las Vegas Invitational and Kegel Collegiate Classic, 2006 Collegiate Shootout and Camarillo Tournament).

 

2015: Earned 2015 Steve Nagy Sportsmanship Award...Won Brunswick Euro Challenge for first PBA Tour title by defeating Sin Li Jane of Malaysia 248-211 in championship match...Just nine days later won his second title in the Maine Shootout by defeating Jason Belmonte in three-game championship match 2-1.

 

Career: In 2012-13 finished third in WSOB V Scorpion Championship losing to eventual winner Tom Smallwood in semifinal match 232-232 and after a five-frame sudden death roll-off, the longest in PBA Tour history...Also finished second in Lucas Oil Badger Open which is also his career best finish to date. Lost in championship match to Jake Peters 245-212...The 2011-12 Rookie of the Year gained notoriety by taking a spill on ESPN telecast of Mike Aulby Division final of World Series of Bowling where he finished 16th…Rebounded to record four top-10 finishes during the season which included a season’s best third in Cheetah Open, sixth in Detroit Open seventh in Shark Open and 10th in U.S. Open…Owns six PBA Regional titles.