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Webber's Zavjalova wins 2014 ISC women's title

Lucas Wiseman
USBC Communications
Published: May 5, 2014 | Bowl.com
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RENO, Nev. - Webber International's Diana Zavjalova dominated the championship round to win the women's title at the 2014 XBowling Intercollegiate Singles Championships.

Zavjalova, the 2013 United States Bowling Congress Queens champion, defeated Wichita State's Tannya Roumimper, 290-247, to claim the women's title at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. The finals aired nationally on CBS Sports Network.

The men's singles finals will air May 13 at 8 p.m. Eastern on CBS Sports Network. The XBowling Intercollegiate Team Championships women's show will air May 20 at 8 p.m. Eastern, while the men's show will air May 27 at 8 p.m. Eastern. To locate CBS Sports Network on your cable or satellite provider, click here.

Zavjalova nearly put on a perfect performance in the semifinals, starting with the first 10 strikes before leaving a 10 pin in her victory over Nebraska's Elise Bolton, 289-153. In the finals, the strikes kept coming for Zavjalova as she fired the last 11 strikes to claim the title over Roumimper.

The Webber International senior was inspired by her teammates after a disappointing showing at the XBowling Intercollegiate Team Championships.

"Two days ago I was very disappointed because we struggled as a team," said Zavjalova, who was part of Webber International's championship team in 2012. "That motivated me to bowl well here. I wanted to win for my team, because I knew they were behind me all the way. I heard them cheering after every shot. It was a great way to end my college career."

In advancing to the title match, Roumimper defeated her Wichita State teammate Heather Melvin, 203-184, in the other semifinal. 

For more information on the XBowling Intercollegiate Singles Championships, visit BOWL.com/ISC.

XBowling is the title sponsor of the collegiate national championships. XBowling is a first-of-its-kind bowling app that empowers bowlers to connect and compete using their smart phone or tablet devices while bowling within XBowling enabled centers locally, across the country and around the world.  The XBowling platform allows bowlers to enter challenges, view live scoring, and compete remotely while bowling.

Tannya Roumimper
Wichita State's Tannya Roumimper

Heather Melvin
Wichita State's Heather Melvin

Diana Zavjalova
Webber International's Diana Zavjalova

Elise Bolton
Nebraska's Elise Bolton

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