NCAA Bowling

Red Wolves Sixth Heading into Final Day of Prairie View Invitational

Red Wolves Sixth Heading into Final Day of Prairie View Invitational

ARLINGTON, Texas (1/28/23) – The Arkansas State women’s bowling team is sixth among 12 teams at the Prairie View Invitational heading into the final day of competition Sunday.

A-State (37-14) went 2-3 in head-to-head traditional matches Saturday. The Red Wolves suffered back-to-back setbacks against Stephen F. Austin (997-972) and Prairie View A&M (972-951), but fought back to defeat Long Island University 961-869 in match three. Following a narrow 1,030-1,016 loss to Youngstown State, A-State closed the day with a 1,008-990 victory against Nebraska.

Brooklyn Buchanan paced A-State downing 1,049 pins for an average of 209.80 and a 10th place ranking. Sarah Sanes ranks 18th with 1,019 pins and Maggie Thoma was 29th with an average of 193.50 in two games bowled. Emma Stull ranked 35th with average of 191 and Karli VanDuinen was 36th posting an average of 190.80. Faith Welch bowled three games and averaged 181.33 to rank 52nd.

Despite a 6-4 head-to-head record, Nebraska leads the 12-team field with 10,294 pins after 10 matches played. Vanderbilt (10,204) is second with Stephen F. Austin (9,963), McKendree (9,919) and Youngstown State (9,905) rounding out the top five. A-State has downed 9,882 pins for an average of 197.6.

A-State faces Sam Houston State in a traditional match Sunday morning before bracket play and Baker best-of-seven series. For the latest on A-State bowling, follow the team on Twitter (@AStateBowling), Facebook (/AStateBowling) and Instagram (@redwolvesbowling).

Prairie View Invite

Baker Matches

A-State 926 McKendree 925

A-State 1,019 Fairleigh Dickinson 867

A-State 1,048 Vanderbilt 1,042

A-State 1,036 Mount St. Mary’s 917

A-State 945 North Carolina A&T 909

Traditional Matches

A-State 972 Stephen F. Austin 997

A-State 951 Prairie View A&M 972

A-State 961 LIU 869

A-State 1,016 Youngstown State 1,030

A-State 1,008 Nebraska 990

Individual Standings

10. Brooklyn Buchanan – 1,049 (209.80)

18. Sarah Sanes – 1,019 (203.80)

29. Maggie Thoma – 387 (193.50)

35. Emma Stull – 955 (191.00)

36. Karli VanDuinen – 954 (190.80)

52. Faith Welch – 544 (181.33)

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