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The 11th Frame: A hugely entertaining star is born: Dasha Kovalova wins 2019 USBC Queens

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 11:00 pm

Dasha Kovalova after winning the 2019 USBC Queens. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
As a serious bowler and follower of bowling, I’ve seen Dasha Kovalova bowl, both as a collegiate star at Wichita State and in her time as a PWBA player. And I couldn’t help but admire the 24-year-old right-hander’s powerful game. But I had no idea she had a personality to match. Everyone who didn't know her learned that over the last couple of days as she earned the top seed for the stepladder finals of the 2019 United States Bowling Congress Queens, and then won it on Monday...

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