2016 – Pioneer
Pat Burns, has been a member of the Greater Cincinnati USBC WBA, WIBC/USBC and the Ohio Women’s USBC Bowling Association for over 40 years.
Pat’s bowling history includes a record of both administrative as and participative excellence. She served on the Greater Cincinnati Women’s Board of Directors, first as a director and was elected to lead the group upon her election to the presidency in 1989. She was elected to the Greater Cincinnati Hall of Fame for Superior Performance in 1992.
Pat’s highest average was a 192 established in 1980. Her high game was a 289 in 1977 and her high series was a 710 also in 1977. She captured the Ohio WBA Championship Actual Singles title in 1968 and was a member of the winning Team Actual in 1974. Pat was elected into the Ohio USBC WBA Hall of Fame as a Star of Yesteryear in 2013.
Pat’s record of Cincinnati titles are many as were her appearances in other events such as the BPAA National Singles, which she won in 1972. She was a member of the Champ of Champs State Team Actual in 1977 and won the Doubles Actual in 1978 in the Evans-ville Ten Pin Classic.
Pat Burns truly exemplifies the spirit of a “Pioneer” as she is inducted tonight into the Ohio Bowling Hall of Fame.