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Suzanne Jones

A Cuyahoga Falls High School graduate, Sue Jones has racked up an impressive list of honors on local and state lanes. She is a five-time member of the Ohio Women’s Bowling Association (WBA) Championship Teams (1992, 1993, 1995, 1996 and 1997). Her scores of 278-245-237 for a series total 760 played a major role in the 1995 victory. Jones and Debbie Rinella, a 1994 Summit County Sports Hall of Fame inductee, were second in the nation in 1994-95 with a two Women Team high scoring game of 560 in sanctioned competition. The team was also second in the nation in high series with a 1,483 to which Jones contributed a 721 score. In Akron area play, she has compiled a 200 or better average 12 consecutive seasons, with a 211 her best mark in the 1995-96 season. Jones has rolled nearly two dozen 700 series, including a best 782, and her highest single game is a 297, which she has accomplished several times. She competed on the Ladies Professional Bowling Tour where her best finish was 16th in a 1998 tournament. Locally Jones was the Akron area’s 1998 Bowler of the Year, was named to the Akron Women’s Bowling Association’s All-Star teams from 1992 through1998, was doubles champion in 1997 and was on championship teams in 1985 and 1998. Says one fellow bowler of Sue Jones, “she is always positive, always a lady, always cheering for her fellow bowlers and always supporting her membership organizations.”

Inducted 1999 | Bowling