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Terri A. Franklin has been active in all aspects of bowling since being introduced to bowling in 1997 by her father. Since that time, her enthusiasm and motivation for the sport as well as her mental game have been phenomenal and rewarding.
Terri, a mother of two children, currently resides in Fort Washington, Md., after spending nearly three decades in Fredericksburg, Va. She has less than a year left to complete her MBA and CPA at Howard University in the District.
On the lanes, she has captured numerous titles and earned many achievements. Terri, who appeared in the associationís Top 10 womenís ranking for five consecutive seasons (2002-2003 through 2006-2007), rolled her first certified perfect game in 2002 and has three other 300s as well as four 299 games, several 700s and one 800 series. She has won many league championships and individual average honors, with a seasonal high of 218. Terri also placed in the Top 10 six times in Virginia Bowling Queens competition.
Some of her tournament titles include:
- WDCAWBA Classic Division Team
- WDCAWBA Classic Division Doubles (with Tiffany Bell)
- NCAUSBCA Scratch Mixed Doubles (with Mark Glover and Bobby Hall II)
- Lilac City Ladies Team
- Womenís Colonial Williamsburg Singles
- Womenís Colonial Williamsburg Team (twice)
In addition, Terri established house records at three centers:
- AMF Fredericksburg (299 game and 792 series)
- Liberty Lanes (290 game and 742 series)
- Brunswick Perry Hall (826 series)
A self-taught bowler, Terriís biggest asset is her mental game: She stays focused while motivating everyone around her and never gives up. Terri is recognized by her colleagues as a great team player who is a pleasure to bowl with. Terri A. Franklinís bowling achievements have earned her a coveted spot in the Nationís Capital Area USBC Association Hall of Fame.