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JONESBORO, Ark. (ASU) - The Arkansas State women's bowling team remained in fourth place in the latest version of the National Tenpin Coaches Association Poll.
At the time of the poll, the Red Wolves were 74-26 and received 595 points. A-State finished 51 points behind No. 3 Maryland-Eastern Shore. The Hawks also finished with six first place votes. UMES was just 11 points behind No. 2 Central Missouri. The Jennies received five first place votes and 657 points overall. The new number one team in country is the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Nebraska earned 698 points and 14 first place votes. Finishing behind the Red Wolves were the Vanderbilt Commodores with 523 points to round out the top five.
Since the last NTCA poll, the Red Wolves went 29-8 to jump from 45-18 to 74-26. The Red Wolves finished second in the Morgan State Invitational and Greater Ozarks Invitational, while winning the Holiday City Classic over that time frame. Arkansas State also competed in the Music City Classic after this poll was voted on and finished in second place with a 12-2 record. ASU's record on the season now stands at 86-28.
The Red Wolves concluded its regular season Sunday and expects to receive a bid to the NCAA tournament along with seven other teams. The national championship is set for April 11-13 in Canton, Mich.