Tennelle Milligan simply has one too many reasons to wrest the QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup, which
However, more than that reason, 32-year-old Milligan, returns after having a baby only four months ago and that is indeed a feat by itself.
Milligan delivered her first baby, Abigail on July 29, after being married for nine years, and is hoping that her daughter will be the lucky charm.
“I have my daughter’s photographer in my wallet and bowling bag. I am dedicated this tournament to her, because she was my inspiration,” said the bubbly Milligan.
“Soon after I gave birth to Abigail, I was back in training and had her with me at trainings.
“When I was selected for this championship, it was most rewarding.
“Now I want to go a step further to do well here. I simply have one too many reasons to do well here.”
“For starters this is my first time I am coming to
“I also want to see
“Above all, I want to do well for Abigail who is not with me here.”
Milligan, a four-time member of the Team
Despite just returning to the game, Milligan looks fit and ready.
“I have been working very hard to get back to shape and bowl well too. And nothing will be sweeter than a good performance here.”
However, Milligan was quick to add that she was not writing out the other bowlers.
“I am fully aware that there is a string of excellent bowlers who are capable of winning the title here. All I am saying is that I am going to work very hard to give a good performance here.
“And I have more than enough reasons to motivate myself to do that. I just hope that my performance here will be good enough to see me reach the last eight first. I will then take game from game then on.”
Indeed, will have some stiff competition from the like of 2007 champion Ann-Maree Putney of
It is indeed going to be an uphill battle for Milligan, but with all the reasons behind her to perform well, she certainly well psyched up the championship.