w-Liz Johnson

Cheektowaga, N.Y.

Age 43 - 5/2/1974

w-Liz Johnson

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Bowls
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Joined
2005
Titles*
2
Tour Earnings
$240,224.00
Total Earnings
$240,224.00

Career: In 2015 had best finishes of fourth in DHC Japan Invitational and ninth in Barbasol Tournament of Champions...Had five top-five finishes in 2009-10 Women's Series season including a win in the Viper Championship and runnerup in the Scorpion Championship...Won 2009 Don and Paula Carter Mixed Doubles with Norm Duke…First woman to reach a PBA Tour TV final (runner-up to Tommy Jones in 2005 Banquet Open)…First woman to win a PBA Regional title (2005)…Owns two PBA regional titles...Won 2007 Women’s U.S. Open and 2009 USBC Queens.

Career Statistics

Season* Events Cashes Match Play CRA Titles Avg Earnings
2017 4 0 0 0 0 215.00 $20,000.00
2016 14 3 3 0 0 210.13 $19,245.00
2015 6 6 5 0 0 225.83 $19,269.00
2014 10 4 1 1 0 216.50 $19,300.00
2012-2013 2 0 0 0 0 206.20 $5,000.00
2011-2012 9 0 0 0 0 205.95 $0.00
2010-2011 12 4 1 0 0 208.72 $7,970.00
2009-2010 Women's Series 7 7 6 2 1 217.05 $32,300.00
2009-2010 5 3 1 0 0 218.85 $5,480.00
2008 Women's Series 5 4 3 1 1 212.12 $37,500.00
2008-2009 6 5 1 0 0 210.44 $9,395.00
2007 Women's Series 4 4 4 1 0 222.00 $17,000.00
2007-2008 5 2 2 0 0 212.78 $4,260.00
2006-2007 17 11 2 0 0 212.76 $14,195.00
2005-2006 8 5 1 0 0 211.70 $7,610.00
2004-2005 season 4 3 1 1 0 217.38 $21,700.00

*Note: Statistics will be updated for each tournament after it airs on television. Click here for the PBA Tour TV schedule.

Titles and Achievements

PBA Titles: 2009 PBA Women's Series Viper Championship...2009 PBA Women's Series Mixed Doubles Championship champion (with Norm Duke)
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Other accomplishments:
Finished second in 2017 Women's World Bowling Tour finals losing to Danielle McEwan in 203-200 in title match...Owns 16 PWBA titles including seven PWBA major titles...Won 2016 PWBA Las Vegas Open by defeating Shannon Pluhowsky 195-172 in title...Won 2016 Women's U.S. Open for third consecutive and fifth overall Open title by winning four consecutive matches including a 208-143 victory over Shannon Pluhowsky of Dayton, Ohio in the title match. She ranks second on the event's all-time win list behind fellow USBC Hall of Famer Marion Ladewig, who won eight times...In 2015 became the first bowler to successfully defend a U.S. Women's Open title since hall of famer Dorothy Fothergill accomplished the feat in 1969...Joined three-time U.S. Women's Open winner Kelly Kulick (2010)
as the only bowlers to win the USBC Queens and U.S. Women's Open in the same year...Won 2007 and 2013 U.S. Women's Open and 2009 USBC Queens...11-time member of TEAM USA...Won one silver medal (team)
and one bronze medal (Masters)
at 2014 WTBA World Championships…Three gold medals (team, all-events, trios)
and one silver medal (Masters)
at 2012 PABCON Adult Championships…Two gold medals (singles, doubles)
at 2011 Pan American Games…Two gold medals (doubles, team)
and one bronze medal (trios)
at 2011 WTBA World Championships…Two gold medals (all-events, team)
and two bronze medals (Masters, trios)
at 2010 PABCON Championships…Two silver medals (team, trios)
at 2009 WTBA World Championships…Two gold medals (singles and team)
, three silvers (doubles, trios and Masters)
and one bronze (all-events)
at 2008 PABCON Championships…Gold medal (all-events)
and silver (team)
at 1995 Pan American Games…Silver medal (singles)
at 1995 WTBA World Championships…Gold medal at 1994 World Tenpin Team Cup…Silver medal (Masters)
and bronze (team)
at 1994 World Youth Championships...2009 USBC Team USA Trials champion...1998 and 2008 USBC Women's Championships all-events champion…2005 and 2007 Bowling Writers Association of America Female Player of the Year…2007 USBC Women's Championships doubles champion…1996 PWBA Rookie of the Year…1993 and 1994 Team USA Trials champion…1993 Alberta E. Crowe Star of Tomorrow…1992-93 Collegiate Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year…1992-93 Collegiate All-America first team...2014 Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame Excellence in Sports honoree...Member Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame...Won gold medal in five-player team and silver in all events and Masters in 2015 Women's World Championships...Won 2016 Diamond Division USBC Women's Championships singles (757 series)
for sixth career title.

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