Marshall Kent (bowler)
Marshall Kent (born September 21, 1992) is an American ten-pin bowler from Yakima, Washington who currently competes on the PBA Tour and World Bowling Tour. He has been a member of Junior Team USA, and is a six-time and current member of Team USA. He has won multiple PBA titles and PBA regional titles.
Kent in 2017
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Kent won a gold medal in trios at the 2011 PABCON Youth Championships, and was the 2012 Russian Open Champion. He won two gold medals (singles and team) in the 2012 World Youth Championships, and a team gold medal in the 2012 PABCON Championships.
Professional bowling careerEdit
Shortly after his Brunswick Euro Challenge win in March 2014, Kent joined the Professional Bowlers Association. He was named the 2014 Harry Golden PBA Rookie of the Year. In addition to four standard PBA Tour wins, Kent has four PBA Regional titles and a runner-up finish at the 2016 U.S. Open.
2017 was Kent's first year with multiple PBA Tour wins. He finished the season fourth in PBA earnings, with a career-best $112,480. To date, he has career earnings of $428,045.50 and 17 career 300 games in PBA competition.
PBA Tour winsEdit
Statistics are through the last complete PBA season.
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From 2013 to early 2018, Marshall dated PWBA bowler Danielle McEwan. The two initially met when both were members of Junior Team USA, but did not officially become a couple until representing Team USA at an event in Bangkok, Thailand. After five years of dating, McEwan and Kent went their separate ways for unspecified personal reasons.
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