WICKLIFFE, Ohio. (3/11/19)–The Arkansas State women’s bowling team fell to Vanderbilt 2-0 to end its quest for its first national championship Thursday in Wickliffe, Ohio. 

This year’s NCAA Tournament was A-States 12th-Straight appearance as the Red Wolves ended the season 75-47.

Arkansas State took a 166-165 edge in game one of the traditional style matches, however, Vanderbilt bounced back in game two defeating the Red Wolves 190-182. 

The Scarlet and Black took charge, winning two-straight matches (355-348, 235-223), to take a slight (774-773) advantage over the Commodores, but the Red Wolves weren’t able to hold on to momentum when they dropped the match 996-956. 

The Red Wolves being Thursday’s competition with a 2-0 loss to Nebraska (1,097-1,011, 996-969).

A-State is losing one senior in Denisyha Waller and will return nine letterwinners and have a strong recruiting class set to join the team next fall.

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.