Cheektowaga native Ryan Ciminelli is up for an ESPY as one of the top male athletes, earning a nomination for "Best Bowler"
In 2015, Ciminelli won his first major title, the U.S. Open.
He also returned home to win the 53rd Obenauer Masters, bowling a perfect game to rally to secure his third Masters title.
He also won back-to-back- Obenauer titles in 2010 and 2011.
You can vote for Ciminelli by clicking here: 2016 ESPY NOMINATIONS