HOUSTON, Texas (11/5/17) – The Arkansas State women’s bowling team went 2-1 on the final day of the Track Kat Klash to finish third in the event being held at Emerald Lanes in Houston, Texas.

A-State (18-8) earned the third seed in the best-of-seven Baker tournament after moving up from 11th place at the conclusion of day one. The Red Wolves began the day with a matchup against Maryland Eastern Shore, the fourth seed in the tournament, and dropped game one 191-179, but reeled off four straight wins (233-203, 222-202, 221-215, 218-175) to defeat the Hawks.

The Red Wolves advanced to play McKendree for the right to go to the championship match and jumped in front 2-0 (258-178, 197-173) before the Bearcats pinned three straight wins (209-130, 269-183, 202-194) to go ahead 3-2. Arkansas State won game six 215-202, but dropped the decisive game seven 226-182 to lose the match 4-3.

In the third-place match versus Eastern Shore, A-State won game one 187-162, but dropped the next two 259-239 and 225-160 to fall behind 2-1. However, the team won a tight game four 233-229 and went on to win games five (214-182) and six (191-170) to claim third place in the event.

Freshman Leah Glazer was awarded the tournament MVP in her first all-tournament honor of her career, while Jordan Richard claimed her first all-tournament award of the season and 14th of her career.

Arkansas State wraps up the fall portion of their schedule next weekend (Nov. 10-12) at the Warhawk Classic in Kenosha, Wis.

Fans can keep up with the Arkansas State women’s bowling team by following the squad on Twitter (@AStateBowling) and by liking the Arkansas State Women’s Bowling page on Facebook.