OTTAWA, Kan. – The Ottawa University women's bowling program is pleased to announce the signing of Sasha Bengtson. She is from East Bethel, Minn. and attends Forest Lake Senior High School.
Bengtson lettered in bowling at Forest Lake Senior High School. She was a three-time All-Conference performer for the Rangers. Bengtson participated in the USBC Youth Championship, finishing first in 2011 and third in 2009. She placed first at the 2008 Minnesota State Finals. Bengston helped her team to the 2016 Minnesota Qualifying Tournament. She finished third at the 2016 and 2015 Take Minnesota By Storm State Championship, was the 2015 Take Minnesota By Storm District Champion, earned first place in the 2016 and 2015 Central Conference Regular Season Championships, won the 2015 Central Conference Tournament Championship, and earned a runner-up finish at the 2016, 2015, and 2013 Central Conference Tournament. Bengtson was a two-time Conference All-Honor Team. She has been bowling since the age of eight and was twice named team captain for Forest Lake.
"Sasha is a competitor and a hard worker," said OU head women's bowling coach Geoff Poston. "I expect her to not only be a good teammate but make an immediate impact on our women's team."
Bengtson is the daughter of Kathy and John Bengtson and plans to concentrate on general studies before deciding on a major.