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

PWBA titles

Major (1): 2001 USBC Queens, Sunrise, Fla.

PWBA (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; 1998 Brunswick Women’s World Open, Lake Zurich, Ill.; 1999 Greater Jacksonville Classic, Jacksonville, Fla.; 1999 Visionary Bowling Products Classic, Lancaster, Ohio; 2000 Three Rivers Open, Pittsburgh; 2000 Greater San Diego Open, San Diego; 2000 Bowl for Blindness Classic, Mesa, Ariz.; 2001 Albuquerque Open, Albuquerque, N.M.; 2001 Fort Worth Classic, Fort Worth, Texas; 2001 Greater Memphis Open, Collierville, Tenn.; 2001 Southern Virginia Open, Danville, Va.; 2001 Jacksonville Open, Jacksonville, Fla.; 2001 Brunswick Women’s World Open, Las Vegas; 2002 Dallas Open, Dallas; 2002 Burlington Open, Burlington, N.C.; 2003 Greater Cincinnati Open, Erlanger, Ky.

Other professional titles

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

Team USA

Years on Team USA (5): 2008-11, 2014

- 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 and all-events) at 2008 PABCON Women’s Championships.


- 2011 World Bowling Tour Finals winner
- Five-time USBC Women’s Championships titlist (2000 Classic All-Events, 2001 Classic Team, 2004 Classic Doubles, 2006 Classic Team, 2009 Classic Team)
- Inducted into the USBC Hall of Fame in 2008

- 2001 and 2003 IBMA Female Player of the Year
- 2001 PWBA Player of the Year
- 2001 Bowlers Journal International Person of the Year
- 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
- Three-time NCBCA First-Team All-American (West Texas State)
- 1988-89 NCBCA Most Valuable Player (West Texas State)
- 1987 and 1989 National Collegiate Bowling Championships All-Tournament team
- Member of 1987 and 1988 XBowling Intercollegiate Team Championships winner (West Texas State)

- 1987 Linden (N.J.) Sportswoman of the Year