Bowling Goes 5-0 On Day One Of Northeast Invitational

Colby Jones
Colby Jones

The Sacred Heart University bowling team opened the first day of the Northeast Invitational with five wins; including four over ranked opponents. The Pioneers, one of three undefeated teams at the event after the first day, are 29-18 on the year.

Match Results

  • SHU 933, #9 Youngstown St. 859
  • SHU 890, #18 UW-Whitewater 869
  • SHU 1,046, #8 SF Austin 928
  • SHU 995, #5 Vanderbilt 915
  • SHU 905, NJCU 615

Tournament Notes

  • Friday's matches were baker matches
  • SHU averaged 190.8 pins per game over the first five matches, the fourth-best total of the 26 teams at the event
  • Sam Houston State led the day with 198.2 pins per game, and are 5-0, as is Louisiana Tech
  • The event continues on Saturday with five traditional matches and will conclude on Sunday
  • Rachel Bamford led the Pioneers with a frame average of 200 over 10 frames
  • Three others averaged at least 192 during the first day, with Colby Jones at 193.4 and Amanda Shelters and Julia Favata at 192 apiece