JONESBORO, AR. (1/19/18) – The Arkansas State women’s bowling team moved to first place in a pool of 28 with a total pinfall of 10,269 after the second day of competition at the Kutztown Invitational in Reading, Pa.
The Red Wolves went undefeated on the day (5-0) with a 951-929 win over Kutztown, 1,128-913 victory over Long island and a 1,142-920 advantage over St. Francis. A-State kept its momentum when it defeated Maryland-Eastern Shore 1,102-990 before beating Fairleigh Dickinson 1,102-906.
“It was a solid team effort today,” said A-State head coach Justin Kostick. “We were able to figure out how the lanes were breaking down and we were making the right adjustments and ball changes. Any time you go 5-0 it is a good day. This is the first tournament we have the lead going into Sunday this year and it is good to see our progression from the start of the season to now.”
In second place is Stephen F. Austin with a total pinfall of 10,287, trailing in third is Fairleigh Dickinson with a total pinfall of 9,979 while Maryland Eastern Shore follows in fourth with a total pinfall of 9,977.
In the individual standing Denisyha Waller led the way for the Red Wolves in 4th with a total pinfall of 1,165 on a 233.0 average, while Leah Glazer followed in 8th with a total pinfall of 1,071 on a 214.20 average.
Best four-of-seven baker match positions rounds play will begin at 8:25. Arkansas State will face Stephen F. Austin in the first round of bracket play.
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.