Brummell on Falbo: "I have found that most softball players that bowl are really good bowlers," said UMES Head Women's Bowling Coach Sharon Brummell. "T'Nia will be an asset to our team. She is a hard worker and very pleasant young lady."
Personal: Born Sept. 4, 1990, in Latrobe, Pa....Daughter of Jennifer and Anthony Falbo...Has two sisters, Justyne and Taylor...Majoring in Accounting...Pre-match routine is focusing on the match...Personal best sports moment is winning states and being named bowler of the year...Most influenced by her parents and boyfriend because they have been there to push her through when she wanted to give up...Best advice received: You never get a second chance to make a first impression...Favorite movie is The Proposal.
High School: In high school Falbo carried a 3.5 GPA...She finished up her bowling career, carrying the best average in the state at 206...Was named the 2009 Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Bowling League Girls Bowler of the Year...Led Hempfield to its first title in over five years...Her team was 2nd in Section and 1st place at conferences....Posted a high game of 299 and high series of a 777...At WPIBLS (42 schools) she won Girls Hi Average w/ a 206.53 and High Series w. a 708...MVP and captain of the team for 3 years, and picked for MVP for WPIBL's as well...Was No. 1 pick for ALL WPIBL's TEAMS
T'Nia's second sport is Softball...Leads the team in most RBI's, Hits, HR's, and bats 4th...Last season was named/picked ALL-SECTION...MVP three years in a row and team captain...Named the 2009 Tribune-Review softball player of the year...Led the Lady Spartans to their first WPIAL Class AAAA softball title, playing in, perhaps, the toughest section in the WPIAL (1-AAAA)...Falbo was 13-4 with a 1.53 earned-run average and 125 strikeouts in 110 innings...All four of her losses were by one run, including a 1-0 to Shaler in the PIAA quarterfinals...Hit cleanup and batted .358 with one home run and 19 RBI and has a .583 slugging percentage...Earned Section 1-AAAA all-star honors last season.