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Matt McNiel adds to legacy, Brian Waliczek likely secures spot in USBC Hall of Fame with Eagles in 2022 USBC Open Championships

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Tuesday, July 19, 2022 11:00 am
Storm Products Inc. 1 won the team Eagle at the 2022 USBC Open Championships with 3,486. The win give Matt McNiel his fifth Eagle, putting him in rarified air. Photo by USBC.
As the only person to win the USBC Open Championships all-events three times, Matt McNiel already was a lock to be inducted into the USBC Hall of Fame when he becomes eligible in a few years. Adding a fifth Eagle with this year’s team title just adds to his legacy. Winning the all-events this year for his fourth Eagle almost certainly secures a Hall of Fame induction for Brian Waliczek. And team all-events winners Jay Lang with his third (team in 1997 and team all-events in 1997 were...