ACUI Announces 2016 9-Ball Championships Competitors
Press Release
Jun. 10, 2016

The Association of College Unions International will be hosting its Collegiate 9-Ball Championships, June 10–12 at Arizona State University. The annual competition will bring together 27 men and 10 women competitors from 19 institutions who qualified at preliminary tournaments hosted by ACUI and partnering schools, ranging from Tempe, Ariz. to State College, Pa. The tournament will award scholarships to the top three finishers ($1,000, $500, and $250) in each division and crown the 2016 ACUI Collegiate 9-Ball champions.

 

Men's Division

 

Ryan Franklin - Arizona State University
Cameron Boesch - Arizona State University
Christopher Pineres - Florida International University
Michael Landa - Florida International University
Daniel Satinoff - Florida International University
Haiqi Wen - Georgia Institute of Technology
Jay Howell - Georgia Institute of Technology
Eric Huntemann - Lindenwood University
Tanner Nickels - Lindenwood University
Sharik Sayed - Lindenwood University
Brett Snowden - Lindenwood University
Sean Sommers - Lindenwood University
Braxton Coleman - Radford University
Dioblo Smith - Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
Stephen Wyatt - University of Central Missouri
Ben Keeper - University of Delaware
Steven Strohmier - University of Maryland
Eric Yoo - University of Maryland
Walter Teng - University of Maryland
Giorgi Kverndaze - University of Utah
Ali Irfan - University of Utah
Wilson Dorsey - University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
Neight Mindham - University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
Scott Maloney - University of Wyoming
Logan Hawkins - University of North Carolina - Charlotte
Wilburt Cronin - West Virginia University
Ian Lake - West Virginia University

 

Women's Division

 

Brenda Bares - Florida International University
Cristina Perez - Florida International University
Megan Walker - James Madison University
Carly Fristoe - Lindenwood University
Briana Miller - Lindenwood University
Kelly Zahn - Lindenwood University
Taylor Reynolds - Lindenwood University
Kayla Jacobs - University of North Carolina - Pembroke
Jessica Anders - University of Wyoming
Ye Feng - University of Wyoming

 
For the first time, livestream audio and visual to the championship event will be available. Throughout the weekend, the tournament will be livestreaming in two locations, showcasing both the men’s and women’s matches.  Also, during the event, AZBilliards will be providing live brackets on their site.  
 
 
For more information about the event and ACUI’s billiards program, please contact Recreation and Leisure Activities Coordinator Adrena May at mayad@acui.org or the 9-Ball Director Ben Litvak at blitvak@radford.edu.