BALTIMORE – Coppin State University has named Shaunita Middleton as its head bowling coach.
Middleton currently competes in United States Bowling Congress (USBC) national tournaments as well as amateur bowling tournaments and holds various amateur tournament titles. She’s excited to pass on her knowledge and passion for bowling while coaching and mentoring student-athletes.
“Rome wasn't built in a day,” Middleton said. “I'm excited for the journey that lies ahead with Coppin State University's bowling program. I take pride in having any opportunity to support and bring the passion and knowledge that I possess for the sport of bowling to my alma mater.”
During her time at Coppin State, Middleton was the SAAC (Student-Athlete Advisory Committee) president and winner of the distinguished President’s Eagle Award in 2006. Middleton holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science with a minor in mathematics.
Coppin State returns its top three bowlers from last season’s team in seniors Kristen Sharpe and Kache Woods along with sophomore Jasmine Newman. Also returning will be junior Brionca Beard and sophomore Shawdae Frederick. The Eagles also had three bowlers named to the MEAC Commissioners All-Academic team.