ASU Bowling remains #1 in NTCA Poll

JONESBORO, Ark. ( – The Arkansas State women's bowling team remained ranked atop the most recent National Tenpin Coaches Association Poll.

A-State claimed the No. 1 ranking in back-to-back NTCA polls for the first time in school history and this marks the third time in school history Arkansas State has been ranked first in the nation.

The Red Wolves (74-22) were ranked No. 1 in the December version of the NTCA poll and were able to maintain their hold on the top spot by claiming the championship at the Mid-Winter Invitational and winning all three days of the Kat Klash Invitational.  A-State also finished third at the Prairie View A&M Invitational and second at the Wildcat Invitational since the last poll was released.

Arkansas State received 698 total points and 21 of the 24 first-place votes.  Nebraska jumped from sixth to second by receiving 613 points and two first-place votes.  Maryland-Eastern Shore and Fairleigh Dickinson tied for third with 558 total points, while Central Missouri rounded out the top five with 554 points.

Arkansas State returns to the lanes Feb. 28-March 2 at the Central Missouri Invitational in Kansas City, Mo.