Michael Cochran

SPORTS: Bowling

HONORS: No. of Award Games (298-299-300): 298 (6), 299 (9), 300 (25); Mike shot 300’s in the 1970’s, 1980’s, 1990’s, & 2000’s. Note: One of he 300’s was very special & unique. On Nov. 14, Mike had 6 strikes and the lanes had a breakdown, had to return on Nov. 28 to complete the game, and had 6 more strikes for 300.
Number of Award Series: 800’s (10).
Local Tournament Titles: Singles-Actual – 1970; 718, Team-Actual – 1978; 3101; Team-Actual – 1985; 3058; Singles – Actual & Hdcp – 1987; 782; All Events-Actual & Hdcp – 1987; 2114

State Tournament Titles: Doubles – Actual & Hdcp – 1976; 1409/1436; Team – Actual – 1993; 3057

National Titles: Singles, Placed 6th in 1985 with 729; All-Event, Placed 4th in 1985 with 2002; singles, placed 4th in 1990 with 775; All Events, placed 6th in 1990 with 2018

Other Special Awards/Achievements: Member of the Lansing Area Bowling Hall of Fame, All-City Team – 11 times, Match Game Bowler of the Year – 1984-85, Shot 823 in 1976 which was the City Record for seven (7) years, Shot 791 in 1978 which was High Series for the City that year, Shot 836 in 1993 which was High Series for the City that year, 1998-99 :233 average was High Average for the City, Won five (5) Mini Match Tournaments, Won three (3) St. Johns City Titles, 985-Moose State All Events Champion – 2085, 1989 Moose International Doubles – Actual Champions with Carl white, 1990 – Moose State Team – Actual, 199 – Moose State Team – Actual & Hdcp., 1999 & 2000 – Moose International Mixed Tournament – Team Event – Actual & Hdcp., 2002 – Moose State Mixed Tournament – doubles – Actual & Handicap, 1983 & 1992 – won Kings & Queens Tournament – (Mixed), Holds the five (5) game qualifying block record for Match Games with a 1317, a 263.4 average, 31 years participation in the nationals, state and city tournaments.

Lifetime Average: 216.44 for 27 years