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Red Wolves Host Mid-Winter Invitational This Weekend at Hijinx

Red Wolves Host Mid-Winter Invitational This Weekend at Hijinx

JONESBORO, Ark. (2/16/23) – The Arkansas State bowling team hosts the annual Mid-Winter Invitational presented by Kalmer Solutions this weekend at Hijinx Family Entertainment Center in Jonesboro.

A-State (45-21) will bowl 13 matches over the three-day tournament, which will go from Friday through Sunday at Hijinx. All 13 of the Red Wolves matches will be streamed live on the A-State bowling Facebook page. Admission to Hijinx is free.

The Mid-Winter Invitational presented by Kalmer Solutions follows a standard three-day, 13-match format. The 17 teams will compete in five Baker matches starting at 10:00 a.m. Friday, and then there will be five traditional matches starting at 9:00 a.m. Saturday. Teams will then be seeded based on total pinfall from the first two days for three best-of-seven Baker matches on Sunday to determine a champion. Following a senior day presentation at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, the first match of bracket play is scheduled for 8:00 a.m.

The 17-team field features 10 of the top-25 teams in the latest NTCA Poll. The full field includes: No. 4 Arkansas State, Alabama A&M, Alabama State, Central Missouri, Grambling, Jackson State, Kentucky Wesleyan, Lincoln Memorial, No. 12 Louisiana Tech, No. 8 Maryville, No. 1 McKendree, No. 3 Nebraska, No. 9 Sam Houston, No. 5 Stephen F. Austin, Tusculum, No. 20 Wisconsin-Whitewater and No. 7 Youngstown State.

Coming off a runner-up finish last weekend at the Sunshine State Classic, A-State opens play Friday against Maryville. The Red Wolves also face Tusculum, Central Missouri, Kentucky Wesleyan and Nebraska to close out the first day of competition. Following the position round to begin competition Saturday, A-State will face Alabama A&M, Wisconsin-Whitewater and Stephen F. Austin.

Hijinx Family Entertainment Center is located at 3102 Shelby Drive in Jonesboro. For the latest on A-State bowling, follow the team on Twitter (@AStateBowling), Facebook (/AStateBowling) and Instagram (@redwolvesbowling).

Mid-Winter Invitational Presented by Kalmer Solutions Schedule

Match 1 (Baker)

Lanes 5-6 | Arkansas State vs Maryville

Lanes 7-8 | Grambling vs Alabama A&M

Lanes 11-12 | Lincoln Memorial vs Tusculum

Lanes 13-14 | Youngstown State vs BYE

Lanes 17-18 | Alabama State vs Central Missouri

Lanes 19-20 | Louisiana Tech vs Wisconsin-Whitewater

Lanes 23-24 | Jackson State vs…

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