David A. Mitchell

Dave started bowling at the age of 3 in Farmington Lanes and he also bowled at Rose Garden in Rosemount. His dad took Dave and his brother bowling every Saturday afternoon. Dave joined men's leagues when he was old enough and he bowled in the Apple Classic. He has gone on to accumulate five (5) Minneapolis City Association Championship Titles, four (4) Minnesota State Association Titles, One Central Bowlers Alliance Title, two (2) Minneapolis Team Titles and two (2) St. Paul Team Challenge Titles. In 2006, Dave won the USBC Open All Events Title by shooting 780 in team, 757 in singles and 652 in doubles totaling 2,189. He became the third Minnesotan to win the prestigious All Events Crown. Dave's efforts also help the OnTrack / Custom Thumbs A team to a ninth place in team all events with a 9,799 and a 15th place in Regular Team with a 3,331 series. His 757 in singles landed him in 27th place. Additionally, Dave was part of a 4-person team that shot a 1,068 on December 28, 2007 and it is currently third highest in the State of Minnesota. Dave has been on the Minneapolis USBC All City Team - Honorable Mention Team twice, 2002-03 and 2005-06. Dave has 26 - 300s and 16 - 800s with a high of 857. This was shot at Southtown Lanes in the Southtown Classic on November 2, 2004. His games were 289, 289, 279. This set is currently 24th high in the State of Minnesota. His high league average was 233.59.

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Superior Performance
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USBC Hall of Fame