SINKING SPRING, Pa. (February 9, 2018) – The Franklin Pierce University women's bowling team stands in fourth place on Friday after the first day of competition at the Golden Bear Classic hosted by the Berks Lanes.
The Crimson and Grey were 4-1 over day one of the baker tournament knocking down a total of 4,630 pins. They improved their overall seasonal record to 30-26 with the four victories as their only setback came against no. 14 nationally-ranked Saint Francis (Pa.). Saint Francis (Pa.) currently stands in the top spot in the rankings with an unblemished 5-0 mark and a pinfall of 4,829. East Coast Conference foe Adelphi (4-1, 4,768) and Kutztown (5-0, 4,660) round out the tournament top-three.
FPU's best stretch of strings came in the 1,045-895 victory against Morgan State in their final baker match of the day. The team of sophomore Alexa Asta (Jackson, N.J.), freshman Skyler Mulligan-Brown (New Milford, Conn.), Peirce, senior Nicolette Vucak (Garfield, N.J.) and Davies tallied the three highest games during competition Friday with a 217 in game one, a day-high 260 in game two and a 223 for their third string of the duel.
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