JONESBORO, Ark. (3/7/18) – The Arkansas State women’s bowling team is ranked third in the latest edition of the National Tenpin Coaches Association Poll released Wednesday by the NTCA.

The Red Wolves held a record of 64-27 at the time of the vote and earned 1,394 adjusted points that sits them in third place. Nebraska, who received 36 first place votes, took first place with 1,585 adjusted points as McKendree is in second, with 1,495 adjusted points and six first place votes. Vanderbilt (1,314) and Sam Houston State (1,230) round out the top five as the top 12 teams in the poll were unchanged from February’s edition.

Arkansas State is joined by six other teams in the Southland Bowling League in the top 25, including Vanderbilt, Sam Houston State, Stephen F. Austin, Tulane, Louisiana Tech and Valparaiso.

A-State’s Jordan Richard was recently named Southland Bowling League Bowler of the Month for February as she posted a 220.3 per game average in traditional matches over the reporting period and a 21.20 average per frame in all formats.

Most recently, the team competed in the Big Red Invitational and finished second with a 9-2 record to run its overall mark to 73-29.

The squad has been ranked third in all four NTCA polls this season, including the preseason poll. A-State returns to action in the Music City Classic, March 16-18 in Smyrna, Tenn.

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.