HOUSTON, TX. (11/3/19) – Julia Huren earned All-tournament honors as the Arkansas State Women’s Bowling finished in third-place at the Track Kat Klash tournament in Houston Texas, Sunday.
“I would have liked to have been in the championship match,” said A-State head bowling coach Justin Kostick. “But getting third in an elite field Is a start in the right direction. We had an exciting match with Sam Houston State as we were down 3-0 and came back to win 4-3. We showed true championship qualities.”
Westland, Mich., native Huren, who finished in the top-five, earned all-tournament honors after when she knocked down 1,064 pins for an impressive 212.80 average. Louisiana Tech’s Danielle Jedlicki was awarded MVP after she recorded a tournament-high 1,105 pins for a 221 average.
To kick off the final day of competition, the Red Wolves defeated North Carolina A&T 4-1, to advance to the second round, to face familiar foe McKendree. The Scarlet and Black couldn’t find momentum when it dropped a 4-1 contest to the Bearcats. Arkansas State fell in a 3-0 hole in a battle for third place, but resilience when it clawed back to defeat Sam Houston State 4-3.
Nebraska earned first-place honors in the tournament as McKendree finished in second. The home team, Sam Houston State earned fourth while North Carolina A&T rounded out the top-5.
The Arkansas State bowling team will return to action Nov. 15, when it competes in the SFA Ladyjack Classic in Kenosha, WI.
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