PETERSBURG, VA - The Fayetteville State bowling team upped its record on the season to 28-0 with a 15-0 weekend against CIAA Southern Division opponents in Petersburg, VA. The event was held from January 24-26.
The Lady Broncos averaged 908 pins in its 10 match-play games, totaling 9,089 pins. The final match-play pin total is 800 more than Winston-Salem State, the second-best Southern Division team during the weekend. FSU knocked down 3,604 pins in Baker matches for a total weekend pin count of 12,693, more than 1,100 than WSSU.
Crystal Mujica (Fayetteville, NC) averaged 195.6 pins in her 10 matches and was awarded with the Southern Division's Highest Average Award. Jasmin Aponte, also a native of Fayetteville, had a 190.8 average; best among all Southern Division freshmen. The 265 she rolled in her eighth game of the weekend was the highest score among all Southern Division bowlers. Each of these accolades came with trophies.
Mujica, Ashley Cooper (Rocky Mount, NC) and Aponte were three of the four highest scorers on the Southern Division side of play.
The Lady Broncos were never challenged. St. Augustine's finished within 100 pins (on Day 2) of FSU's score. Fayetteville State won that one, 947-868. For the second round of play, the Lady Broncos started with a 843-645 win over Livingstone and followed it up with wins against Shaw (944-708), Winston-Salem St. (1043-874), St. Augustine's and Johnson C. Smith (847-664).
On the final day, FSU won Baker matches against Shaw (703-598), Livingstone (820-509), Johnson C. Smith (693-561), Winston-Salem St. (685-619) and St. Augustine's (703-685).
The Lady Broncos return to the lanes on February 7 for a cross-divisional showdown in Charlotte.