Since taking over the program before the 2009-10 season, Kostick has made the A-State women’s bowling program a perennial national title contender. The Red Wolves made their 13th-straight NCAA Championship appearance in April, finishing national runner-up for the second time in program history.
Baldus comes to A-State after most recently spending the 2020 season as a special teams analyst at Florida State, but his extensive coaching experience also includes stops at Coastal Carolina (2013-19), Nebraska (2006, 2008-12), Buffalo (2007) and St. Cloud State (2002-04).
The A-State Athletics Department will announce additional details this summer regarding tailgating opportunities and activities, including specific areas where tents may be placed and times when fans can set up their tailgate area in advance of each game. Fans can contact the Red Wolves Foundation at 870-972-2401 for pricing and availability in the paid tailgate areas.
The scramble, originally planned for June 21 before being rescheduled, benefits athletic training, A-State student-athletes, and A-State Sports Medicine students. Proceeds generated from the scramble will go toward providing therapeutic and rehabilitation equipment necessary in the caring for injured Red Wolves student-athletes, along with providing quality clinical experience for sports medicine students.
Featuring private events, pregame and postgame tailgates, and opportunities to interact with head coach Butch Jones and the Red Wolves’ football family, 1200 Club members will make up a unique inner circle of the A-State football program. Membership to the 1200 Club is available to all fans, who can join with one annual $1,200 donation or 12 monthly $100 installments each year per person.
Sodoma graduated with a degree in Accounting in May 2019, posting a cumulative grade-point average of 4.00 for her undergraduate degree. She is currently pursuing a Masters of Accountancy, with a GPA of 4.00 through her work in the program so far.
Grupe earned his bachelor’s degree from Arkansas State University in the spring of 2020 and is currently pursuing his master’s degree in business administration. He is an A-State Athletics Director’s Honor Roll and Sun Belt Conference Academic Honor Roll member.
The two premier tailgating locations, including “Halsey Thrasher Harpole Tailgate City” and “Artents Tailgate Promenade,” will both be available and include numerous game-day activities. Additionally, tailgating will resume at Red Wolf Run near Johnson Avenue, student areas in The Pines and personal locations where space allows.
Owning both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Arkansas State University, Jones will join the athletics department administration after spending the last six years as a running back for the Red Wolves’ football team.
After entering the competition 44th in the event, Carter proved that he belonged in Eugene, uncorking a tremendous personal-best throw of 56.73m (186-1.0) to finish ninth. His throw moved him up to third all-time at Arkansas State, surpassing his previous best by over two meters.
Boeh’s highly-successful background includes stops with five different collegiate programs, but he most notably garnered national recognition for his 20 combined years as Director of Athletics at Fresno State (2005-14) and Ohio (1995-2005).
The Metairie, Louisiana, native clocked a personal-best 20.70 to place third in his heat, automatically qualifying him for the quarterfinals held Friday. Walker will race for one of 12 coveted spots in the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
Held May 26-29 at E.B. Cushing Stadium in College Station, the four-day event displays the top 48 in each individual event with the top 12 finishers moving on to the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in June in Eugene, Oregon.