A native of Matteson, IL, Edwards has dedicated more than 25 years to the sport of bowling, beginning with her prep years where she led her high school team to the 1980 Illinois state championship. She entered Penn State and was named to the Collegiate National All Tournament team in 1981, was a collegiate champion in several highly regarded national tournaments during her four year career for the Nittany Lions and led her team to second and third place finishes in the collegiate National Team Championships. Edwards spent five years on the Ladies Professional Bowlers Tour, winning the 1990 Greater Atlanta Open. She has captured WIBC Championships in Illinois and Ohio. Edwards has worked with Fred Borden teaching bowling since 1991 and was named Junior Team USA Head Coach in 2002-2003. She replaced Borden in 2003 as Team USA Head Coach when he retired from that position. The duo of Edwards/Borden is at the forefront in bowling instruction at Stonehedge Lanes in Akron.