KENOSHA, Wis. (11/11/17) – The Arkansas State women’s bowling team finished day two of the Warhawk Classic in second place, going 3-2 for the day, at Sheridan Lanes in Kenosha, Wis.
The Red Wolves (25-11) began the five games of traditional matches strong as the team beat No. 4 Vanderbilt 1,030-917 behind a 225 from Leah Glazer, but took a loss in their next match as No. 2 Nebraska out pinned them 1,076-999, despite a 279 from Jordan Richard. A-State regained its composure defeating No. 14 Saint Francis University 1,031-815 as four players rolled 200+, led by Julia Huren’s 229.
However, A-State fell short to No. 1 McKendree, losing 1,000-972 in its fourth match of the day. In the team’s final match, Arkansas State out pinned Lincoln University (Mo.) 1,051-781, led by a 244 from Jordan Richard, to finish the day 3-2.
Nebraska, the only unbeaten team in the tournament at 10-0, skipped ahead of the Red Wolves with a total of 10,440 pins, averaging 208.8 per game. The Red Wolves sit in second place with a 10,294 pinfall, averaging 205.9 per game. Vanderbilt (10,290), McKendree (10,131) and Fairleigh Dickinson (10,032) close out the top five after two days of competition.
A-State’s Jordan Richard landed in the top five at third place in individual standings with a sum of 1,444 pins, bowling a 228.80 average over five games to earn all-tournament honors. Haley Richard also pinned a spot in the top 20 in 17th place, as she bowled a 203.60 average for a sum of 1,018 pins over five games.
The Red Wolves are set to roll off Sunday at 8 a.m. with the best-of-seven Baker matches in the bracket-play tournament as they are set to face Nebraska to start the day.
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