Anthony Joins Program

Texas State Bowling Hall of Honor member Angelica Anthony joins the Vandy program

by Rod Williamson

NASHVILLE, Tenn.Angelica Anthony, a Texas State Bowling Hall of Honor member, has joined Vanderbilt’s bowling program, head coach John Williamson has announced.

Anthony transfers from Wichita State University and is a redshirt-sophomore.

“We followed Angelica closely while she was in high school,” Williamson said. “She had an outstanding high school career and we are excited that she wanted to transfer and be a Vanderbilt Commodore. We think she will fit in well on this competitive campus.”

Anthony, a native of Converse, Texas, attended Randolph High School and was the 2018 San Antonio Bowler of the Year. She was named Randolph’s 2018 Athlete of the Year and inducted into the school’s athletic Hall of Fame.

Anthony won the 2017 Dallas Youth Open Championship and was a perennial contender in the national Junior Gold and U.S. Amateur Championships. She set the Texas State records for two-game scoring (556) and average (229).

Her prep career was capped when she was inducted in 2019 to the Texas State Bowling Hall of Honor.

Anthony was a Dean’s List member while at Wichita State compiling a 4.0 grade point average her fall 2019 semester and a 3.90 during the spring semester. She has been active in community service, volunteering with the Special Olympics and Meals on Wheels.

Anthony becomes the fourth addition to Vanderbilt’s program. The Commodores announced three signees in May: Jennifer Loredo of Fresno, California, Amanda Najoukas of Lake Ronkonkoma, New York, and Caroline Thesier of Mooresville, North Carolina.