LADY BRONCOS BOWLING HOLDS STRONG AFTER DAY TWO OF THE 2017 CIAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

March 26, 2017

Chesapeake, VA - The Fayetteville State University women's bowling team leads the pack with a 9-1 record and 8,423 total pins after day two of the 2017 CIAA Championships held Saturday, March 25th at the AMF Western Branch Lanes. Along with the Lady Broncos (No. 1), No. 2 Virginia State University, No. 3 Bowie State University, and No. 4 Virginia Union University each won their Round 1 matches of championship bracket play.

Total pin counts were calculated after each team played five Baker matches to determine final championship bracket seeds. FSU defeated Saint Augustine's (719-610), Bowie State (797-787), Virginia State (871-806), Virginia Union (787-675), and Chowan (911-693).

Virginia State has proven to be tough competition and continued to trade places with Fayetteville State at the top of the rankings throughout day two. FSU gained an advantage over the Lady Trojans with the 871-806 win in their Baker match. FSU sits atop the rankings with a total of 8,423 total pins. Virginia State followed with 8,131 pins and Bowie State holds the third spot with 8,026 total pins.

Rounding out the rankings was Virginia Union (6,887 pins), Chowan (6,806 pins), Shaw (6,547 pins), Johnson C. Smith (6,394 pins), and Saint Augustine's (5,999 pins).

After five team matches and five Baker matches, bracket seeds were set in the following order: No. 1 FSU, No. 2 VSU, No. 3 BSU, No. 4 VUU, No. 5 CU, No. 6 SU, No. 7 JCSU, and No. 8 SAU. One round of bracket competition was played before concluding another day on the lanes. Fayetteville State topped Saint Augustine's. Both FSU and VSU finished the day with a victory after winning the quick 4-game match.

Chowan, JCSU, Shaw, and Saint Augustine's have all moved to the consolation rounds of the double-elimination bracket.

Championship competition will conclude and a championship will be crowned on Sunday, March 26 with Round 2 at AMF Western Branch Lanes. Teams will hit the lanes at 9:00 a.m. The final championship match will be streamed live via YouTube (CIAA TV).


 

 

Round 2 Matches 

Sunday, March 25 | 9:00 a.m. EDT 

Fayetteville State

vs. 

Virginia Union

Bowie State

vs. 

Virginia State

Saint Augustine's

vs.

Chowan

Shaw

vs.

Johnson C. Smith

 

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