WICKLIFFE, Ohio (astateredwolves.com) – Arkansas State freshman bowler Brooke Wood was named to the NCAA All-Tournament team at the conclusion of the NCAA Bowling Tournament at Game of Wickliffe in Wickliffe, Ohio.
Wood, a native of Davison, Mich., finished with a total pinfall of 1,589 in the seven seeding round matches Thursday and her average of 227 placed her second overall in the tournament. Her total Thursday along with her performance Friday as the first bowler in A-State's lineup clinched her spot on the all-tournament team.
During the Red Wolves' second match of the day against Maryland Eastern Shore, Wood recorded her highest total of the day with a 241. She stayed consistent throughout the day as all over her totals fell between 222 and 241. During Friday's bracket play, she helped lead the Red Wolves to a fifth-place finish in the tournament.
"It's a really great honor for anyone to make the all-tournament team and for a freshman, it's a really neat deal," A-State head coach Justin Kostick said. "I'm extremely proud of Brooke and she really deserved this award because she bowled a great tournament."
The Red Wolves finished the season with a school-record 98 wins and reached the NCAA Tournament for the seventh straight season.
2014 NCAA BOWLING CHAMPIONSHIP ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
Kimi Davidson – Sam Houston State (MVP)
Lizabeth Kuhlkin – Nebraska
Mariana Alvarado – Maryland Eastern Shore
Lindsay Rusch – Wisconsin-Whitewater
Brooke Wood – Arkansas State