Greater Miami Bowling Council - Hall of Fame

Stacey Harper

 

Stacey HarperBackground and brief synopsis

Stacey began bowling at age 4 in Los Angeles, California where she received her first trophy. She has never missed a winter season in 31 years, and only missed 2 summer seasons.

She started bowling in Miami in 1978 when she was 12 years old. She bowled in every junior state tournament from ages 15-18. She was captain (1981-84) and highest average (1980-84) for American Senior High School and made the Herald All-Dade Team for Bowling (1984).

She has been married for almost 14 years to Harold Harper. She has two daughters, Alyssa - age 12, and Michele - age 5. Both of her girls have been bowling since they were two years old, and they love it.

She has worked in the Greater Miami Bowling Association office since May 1986, and has been a director on the board since 1995. She has been a league officer for five leagues, since the 1989-90 season. She has been at Miami-Dade Community College, Kendall Campus, since 1993 working with computers and Internet web site development.

She has been a member of the Greater Miami Bowling Association for seven years and a member of the Greater Miami Women's Bowling Association from 1984 to 1995. She participated in the GMWBA City Tournament (1991-1995), the GMBA City Tournament (1994-present), The Florida State Tournament (WIBC - 5 times, ABC - twice), WIBC Nationals twice, and ABC Nationals 5 times. She has been a member of five tournament organizations: Dade County All Stars (1986-present), South Florida Masters (1984-1987), Greater Miami 600 Club (1988-1995), Lady Floridian (entire duration) and The National Bowling Association (1994-1995).

Some highlights

    2 - Eleven-in-a-row games (both at Homestead)
    2 - 299's (both at Homestead)
    3 - 300's (one at Homestead, two at Piper)
    39 - 700 sets, high set 769
    200 average since the 92-93 season
    2 - Top 8 championships (Homestead, Cloverleaf), one second place (Bird)
    4 - DCAS championships, top 5 -18 times, cashed in 50 tournaments
    3 - Greater Miami 600 Club championships
    Won scratch doubles, scratch team (2) and scratch all events in GMWBA city tournament
    Second place finishes in doubles and all events in GMBA city tournament
    High game in the women's state tournament
    Highest woman's game in the Junior Orange Bowl Adult/Child Tournament two years in a row
    She earned regional and national titles while attending the University of Florida

Accomplishments

Year Pos Event
1985 1st Southern Intercollegiate Bowling Conference (SIBC) Tournament, University of Florida Team division champions
1st SIBC Tournament, University of Florida High game
1st SIBC Tournament, University of Florida High series
1st Association of College Unions - International (ACU-I) Regional at University of Florida All events
1st ACU-I Regional at University of Florida Team
2nd ACU-I Regional at University of Florida Singles
1st ACU-I Individual Nationals in Toledo, Ohio
(the top 24 women in collegiate bowling in the United States)
Doubles
7th ACU-I Individual Nationals in Toledo, Ohio
(the top 24 women in collegiate bowling in the United States)
Singles
8th ACU-I Individual Nationals in Toledo, Ohio
(the top 24 women in collegiate bowling in the United States)
All events
2nd University of Florida Team nationals
1987   Dade County All Stars (DCAS) - predominately male organization (95%)  
  Cashed in 1 tournament, finished 25th  
1988   DCAS - Cashed in 5 tournaments, finished 11th. 15th. 24th. 25th. 25th  
1989   DCAS - Cashed in 2 tournaments, finished 12th, 19th  
1990   DCAS - Cashed in 7 tournaments, finished 7th, 7th, 11th, 18th, 22nd, 25th, 32nd  
1991   DCAS - Cashed in 5 tournaments, finish 4th, 5th, 8th, 17th, 19th  
6th GMWBA City Tournament Doubles
1992 1st Top 8 Invitational at Homestead Qualified 4th - Averaged 219
1st Florida State Women's Tournament Highest game - 289
2nd Florida State Women's Tournament Doubles w/Debbie Dalba
  DCAS - Cashed in 5 tournaments, finished 4th, 6th, 10th, 21st, 23rd  
1993 1st Greater Miami Women's Bowling Association (GMWBA) City Tournament Scr doubles w/Debbie Dalba
1st GMWBA City Tournament Scratch team
  DCAS - Cashed in 1 tournament, finish 4th  
1994 1st GMWBA City Tournament Scratch team
1st GMWBA City Tournament Scratch all events - 1835
2nd Top 8 Invitational at Bird Qualified 1st
1st Greater Miami 600 Club City Tournament Singles
1st Greater Miami 600 Club City Tournament Doubles w/Nancy Carter
1st Greater Miami 600 Club - Mixed Doubles Tournament w/Harold Harper
  DCAS - Cashed in 2 tournaments, finished 4th, 5th  
1995 4th Top 8 Invitational at Cloverleaf Qualified 3rd
  DCAS - Cashed in 1 tournament, finished 13th  
1997   DCAS - Cashed in 4 tournaments, finished 2nd, 5th, 5th, 5th  
1998 3rd Top 8 Invitational at Bird Qualified 4th
1st DCAS Team Tournament  
1st DCAS Singles 6 Game Match Tournament  
  DCAS - Cashed in 3 other tournaments, finished 4th, 10th, 15th
1999 1st Top 8 Invitational at Cloverleaf Qualified 2nd
1st DCAS Doubles Tournament w/Joe Canicatti
  DCAS - Cashed in 7 other tournaments, finished 3rd, 5th, 8th, 11th, 15th, 17th, 18th
  DCAS - Leading money winner
2nd GMBA City Tournament Doubles w/Robbie Bean
2nd GMBA City Tournament All events
3rd GMBA City Tournament Team
7th GMBA City Tournament Doubles w/Harold Harper
17th GMBA City Tournament Singles
   Junior Orange Bowl Tournament Highest woman's game - 269
2000 6th Top 8 Invitational at Kendall Qualified 1st
1st DCAS Doubles Tournament w/Robbie Bean
  DCAS - Cashed in 3 other tournaments, finished 2nd, 12th, 14th
2nd Junior Orange Bowl Tournament Adult/Junior w/Danielle Hall
1st Junior Orange Bowl Tournament Adult/Junior Highest woman's game - 299
 

Averages

1985-86 Classic 171 1991-92 Homestead 191 1994-95 Homestead 190 1998-99 Kendall 186
1986-87 Classic 171 Homestead 192 Kendall 197 Piper 194
Classic 174 Kendall 193 Homestead 201 Homestead 198
Tamarac 181 Kendall 198 Homestead 202 Piper 202
Sunset 185 1992-93 Kendall 198 1995-96 Homestead 194 1999-00 Piper 199
1987-88 Classic 173 Kendall 205 Kendall 199 Piper 200
Kendall 178 1993-94 Homestead 187 1996-97 Kendall 200 Kendall 204
Tamarac 187 Kendall 191 1997-98 Piper 187 Homestead 211
1988-89 Kendall 186 Kendall 192 Kendall 192 2000-01 Kendall 195
1989-90 Bird 176 Homestead 200 Piper 193 Homestead 199
Kendall 180   Homestead 196 Piper 201
1990-91 Bird 183   Piper 202
Kendall 187  

Lifetime 191.7

 

700's - 39

01/29/92-708   02/17/93-701   03/08/95-702   05/15/98-760   04/14/99-702   09/20/00-701   DCAS-731
02/14/92-708 05/07/93-756 03/24/95-707 07/22/98-704 09/27/99-732 09/25/00-769 JOB1999-733
05/01/92-712 01/03/94-740 05/15/95-703 10/26/98-725 09/29/99-733 10/06/00-722 JOB2000-734
05/08/92-739 03/28/94-718 11/10/97-755 01/08/99-706 11/22/99-722 02/01/01-731  
11/11/92-709 04/08/94-705 04/08/98-727 02/01/99-738 01/13/00-719 04/25/01-701
02/05/93-709 12/08/94-715 05/06/98-707 02/24/99-711 09/18/00-733 05/21/01-743

Award Scores

11-in-a-row   299   300
04/18/94 Homestead 03/24/95 Homestead 01/19/98 Homestead
09/27/99 Homestead 11/24/00 Homestead 10/27/99 Piper
10/06/00 Piper

Offices Held

Secretary Railroaders league 1989 - 1993
Secretary/Treasurer Homestead Auto Dealers 1991 - 1992
Secretary/Treasurer Blake Chevrolet Mixed (Flamingo Ford) 1993 - 1995
Secretary/Treasurer Homestead Trio 1994 - 1995
Secretary/Treasurer Wednesday Handicap Classic 1998 - present
Director Greater Miami Bowling Association 1995 - present

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April 29, 2002

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