Women's Bowling - Tue, Feb. 9, 2016
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BARBOURVILLE, Ky. – Union College women's bowling head coach Brandy Hensley announced that Oliva Harbin has signed her national letter of intent, and plans to join the Bulldog program in time for the start of the Fall 2016 semester.

Harbin, a Middletown, Ohio native, was a four-year letter winner at Middletown High School. She is coming off a standout prep campaign, where she finished ranked No. 4 in the state of Ohio and in the top five in the Greater Miami Conference (GMC).

"I am very excited that Olivia will be joining the Bulldogs next fall," said Hensley. "With her track record as an experienced competitive athlete, I believe that she will make an immediate impact on our team and help take us to the next level."

Harbin helped guide Middletown to two consecutive Co-GMC Championships, while earning GMC Athlete of the Week honors and honorable mention by the Cincinnati Enquirer. She also has tied the school's record for high game.

Throughout her career, Harbin has recorded the highest average in the GMC in 2015-16, tied for the highest three game total during sectionals in 2014-15 and named the Saturday High School bowling league top bowler for average. 

In 2013, Harbin was named the future in bowling by the United States Bowling Congress and was selected to the State Honor Roll for bowling a 279.

Union is a member of the Mid-South Conference for men's and women's bowling.