By: JP Scholefield
BUFFALO, NY- Tournament Bully would like to extend a warm congratulations to Bully Amateur Staffer Patrick Brick for his induction into the Greater Buffalo Bowling Hall of Fame. Mr. Brick was inducted on the strength of a résumé that includes over (60) 300 games and (30) 800 series, and many local, regional and state titles.
Pat Brick got his start in Buffalo-Area junior programs bowling in Junior Leagues at Suburban Lanes(Now Boulevard Mall) and excelled at an early age. In college, Mr. brick was a member of the 1988 NCAA National Championship Team at Erie Community College, a team that defeated Wichita State, under the tutelage of the legendary Kerm Helmer. From college Pat went on to have great success on both the local and state levels. Pat has 8 NYS Tournament titles to his credit, including the 2001 and 2010 All Events titles. And, In 1999 Pat won his lone New York State Masters title. The lanky left-hander has also achieved much success locally, in the bowling hotbed of Buffalo, NY, winning numerous association tournaments which include the 1996 and 2010 Tri-City Masters, the 2004 George Obenauer Masters and the 2005 Buffalo City Tournament All Events title. Pat has twice been named Bowler of the Year in the Tonowanda, NY Bowling Association, winning the award in 1991,1998 and 2001. He was inducted into the Tonowanda Bowling Hall of Fame in 2004 and in that same season was voted as Bowler of the Year in the Greater Buffalo Bowling Association. His outstanding résumé also includes numerous weekend tournament wins, including multiple titles at the famous Lilac City Tournament. In 2009, Pat charted his best finish at the USBC nationals in Las Vegas, NV, throwing an All Events score of 2019, good for 36th place nationally. His most interesting accomplishment to date came in the 1995 Toronto Open where he received a car for throwing the tournaments’ only perfect game! Pat resides in Tonawanda, NY with his wife, Angela and their amazing daughter Madison.
Congratulations, Pat, Bully Nation salutes you!