JONESBORO, AR. (1/18/18) – The Arkansas State women’s bowling team is in third place after the first day of competition at the Kutztown Invitational in Reading, Pa.

A-State concluded the day with a total pinfall of 5,158 in Baker format competition. The squad averaged a scored of 206.3 per game and finished with a 4-1 record.

"We were very consistent today," said A-state head bowling coach Justin Kostick. "Hopefully we will preform tomorrow like we did today, if we do that then we will have a good shot to taking the lead." 

The Red Wolves opened competition with three straight wins over Morgan State (972-871), Mount St. Mary’s (1,115-834) and Adelphi (1,021-999), before dropping match three (1,006-1,058) to Delaware State. A-Sate regained its momentum when it defeated Monmouth (1,044-961).

Fairleigh Dickinson is in first place with a total pinfall of 5,196 across five Baker format matches, while Stephen F. Austin follows close behind in second with a total pinfall of 5,180.

The tournament will continue Saturday morning with traditional team matches.

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.