Carolyn Dorin-Ballard
Carolyn Dorin-Ballard    
Career Wins


Events Cashes Average CRA Points Ranking


Home Center:Brunswick Zone Watauga
Joined: 2015
Country: USA
Sponsors: Roto Grip, Turbo, Dexter, Logo Infusion
Birthdate: July 29, 1964

PWBA Titles (20)
Major (1): 2001 - USBC Queens, Sunrise, Fla.
Standard (19): 1991 - LPBT National Doubles, Las Vegas (with Lisa Wagner); 1994 - Lady Ebonite Classic, Columbia, Tenn.; 1997 - Three Rivers Open, Pittsburgh; 1998 - Greater Orlando Classic, Orlando; Brunswick Women’s World Open, Lake Zurich, Ill.; 1999 - Greater Jacksonville Classic, Jacksonville, Fla.; Visionary Bowling Products Classic, Lancaster, Ohio; 2000 - Three Rivers Open, Pittsburgh; Greater San Diego Open, San Diego; Bowl for Blindness Classic, Mesa, Ariz.; 2001 - Albuquerque Open, Albuquerque, N.M.; Fort Worth Classic, Fort Worth, Texas; Greater Memphis Open, Collierville, Tenn.; Southern Virginia Open, Danville, Va.; Jacksonville Open, Jacksonville, Fla.; Brunswick Women’s World Open, Las Vegas; 2002 - Dallas Open, Dallas; Burlington Open, Burlington, N.C.; 2003 - Greater Cincinnati Open, Erlanger, Ky.

PWBA Honors
- Inductee to the PWBA Hall of Fame for Performance in 2020
- 2001 PWBA Player of the Year

Other Professional Titles
- 2009 PBA Women’s Series Showdown
- 2008 PBA Women’s Series Cheetah Championship
- 2007 PBA Women’s Series Motor City Classic

National Team Accolades (United States)
Years on Team USA (5): 2008-2011, 2014
- One gold medal (team) and two bronze medals (doubles, Masters) at 2017 World Bowling Senior Championships
- One gold medal (team) and two bronze medals (doubles, trios) at 2011 WTBA World Championships

- Two silver medals (team, trios) and one bronze (all-events) at 2009 WTBA World Championships
- One gold medal (team) at 2009 PABCON Championships
- One gold medal (team) and four silvers (singles, doubles, trios, all-events) at 2008 PABCON Women’s Championships

Other Accomplishments/Awards/Notes
- 2011 World Bowling Tour Finals winner
- 2001, 2006 and 2009 USBC Women's Championships Classic Team champion
- Inducted into the USBC Hall of Fame for Superior Performance in 2008
- 2004 USBC Women's Championships Classic Doubles champion

- 2001 and 2003 IBMA Female Player of the Year
- 2001 Bowlers Journal International Person of the Year
- 2000 USBC Women's Championships Classic All-Events champion

- Bowlers Journal International Female Player of the Decade for the 2000s
- Inducted into the Union County (N.J.) Hall of Fame in 1999
- Inducted into the Greater Fort Worth USBC Hall of Fame in 1998
- 1988-1989 NCBCA Most Valuable Player (West Texas State)
- 1986-1987, 1987-1988 and 1988-1989 NCBCA first-team All-American (West Texas State)

- Member of 1987 and 1988 Intercollegiate Team Championships winner (West Texas State)
- 1987 Linden (N.J.) Sportswoman of the Year