JONESBORO, AR (astateredwolves.com) – The Arkansas State women's bowling squad retained the No. 1 spot in the latest edition of the National Tenpin Coaches Association Poll released by the NTCA Thursday afternoon.
The No. 1 ranking for the Red Wolves is the fifth time in school history the team has been ranked on top of the NTCA Poll.
A-State checks in with a current record of 38-14 with three second-place finishes and one championship during the first day of the Big Red Invitational. The Red Wolves received 1,104 points with 16 first-place votes to remain in the top spot, while Nebraska registered the No. 2 ranking with 1,084 points and 12 first-place votes. Vanderbilt was third with 993 points and the remaining three first-place tallies, while Central Missouri and Sam Houston State tied for No. 4 with 951 points each.
Fairleigh Dickinson (767 points) is ranked sixth, while Wisconsin-Whitewater follows in seventh with 745 points. Stephen F. Austin earned the No. 8 ranking with 737 points, while McKendree (663 points) and Maryland Eastern Shore (605) round out the top 10.