SINKING SPRING, Pa. (February 10, 2018) – For the second consecutive day, the Franklin Pierce University women's bowling program stands in fourth place at the Golden Bear Classic hosted by Kutztown University.
FPU was 4-1 on day two to run their two-day record to 8-2 and total pinfall to 9,163. The Crimson and Grey increased their overall mark to 34-27 with the four victories as their only defeat came at the hands of East Coast Conference opponent and no. 11 nationally-ranked Adelphi University. The Panthers climbed into the top spot from second place and hold a 125 pin advantage over second place program no. 14 nationally-ranked Saint Francis (Pa.). Kutztown dropped two spots to fifth place while no. 18 nationally-ranked Duquesne University jumped into third place.
The Ravens highest baker score came in the opening duel of the day against Roberts Wesleyan when they dropped a total of 1,013 pins. The team of freshman Skyler Mulligan-Brown (New Milford, Conn.), sophomore Erin Mastropietro (Mechanicville, N.Y.), sophomore Jenna Harrington (Barneveld, N.Y.), sophomore Katey Comstock (Hartland, Vt.) and Peirce upset no. 18 ranked Duquesne 945-935 by rolling a day-best 231 string.
The Ravens look to improve their spot in the standings tomorrow.
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