SMYRNA, TN. (3/17/19) – The Arkansas State bowling team claimed a third-place finish, with a record of 7-6, at the Music City Columbia 300 Classic in Smyrna, Tn. Sunday afternoon.

Vanderbilt finished first in the tournament with a record of 11-1, knocking down an impressive 14,476 pins while hitting an average 209, while McKendree finished in second with a total pinfall of 12,827 on a 206.6 average. North Carolina A&T State rounded out the top four, with a record of 9-3 knocking down 13,241 pins while hitting an average of 200.6.

The Red Wolves started the day with a 4-2 win over North Carolina A&T to advance to the second round but dropped a heartbreaker to Vanderbilt 4-3.5, which set them up to play North Carolina A&T for the second time the in the bracket format round.

A-State defeated NC A&T State (218-195, 225-176, 214-151, 192-179) to end the final day of competition. The Red Wolves knocked down a total of 13,712 on a 204.7 average.

The Arkansas State bowling team will return to action March 22, when it competes in the Southland Bowling League Championship in Dallas, Tx.

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.