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Omaha native Erin McCarthy wins U.S. Women's Open bowling championship

Omaha native Erin McCarthy wins U.S. Women's Open bowling championship
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Posted at 8:30 PM, Jun 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-21 22:28:37-04

GLENS FALLS, NY (KMTV) — Omaha native Erin McCarthy won the U.S. Women's Open bowling championship on Tuesday night in Glens Falls, NY.

The 5th seed McCarthy knocked off four opponents in total Tuesday capped off by defeating #1 seed Danielle McEwan, 212-172, in the title match.

It's the Millard North grad's first ever major title & 2nd on the PWBA Tour as she brings home a $60,000 prize. When asked after the match what she'd spend it on, the ICU nurse said she was planning on buying sneakers.

McCarthy is a former Husker who helped NU to the 2009 national championship.