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    Ladyjacks In Third Place At Missouri
    SFA is in third place after day one of the Central Missouri Women's College Invitational.
    SFA is in third place after day one of the Central Missouri Women's College Invitational.

    March 1, 2013

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    KANSAS CITY, MO. - The No. 13/9 Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks bowling team got off to a solid start at the Central Missouri Women's Intercollegiate Invitational on Friday, going 3-1 overall and sit in third place overall with a 5023 total pinfall. Friday marked the first live competition for SFA since the Prairie View A&M Invitational back on Feb. 1-3.

    SFA (53-30) defeated two nationally ranked teams in the five-game Baker format matches, including No. 6 Wisconsin-Whitewater (55-24) by a score of 969-873 in the fifth and final match of the day. The Ladyjacks began in the morning by knocking off No. 15 Valparaiso (46-47), 1010-871. SFA also added another victory against Louisiana Tech by the score of, 954-858.

    The Ladyjacks lone loss came against No. 3 Nebraska (1086-1024), who went a perfect 5-0 in competition on Friday and stand alone in first place entering play on Saturday with a total pinfall of 5199. Fourth-ranked Arkansas State is the only other team ahead of SFA, sitting in second place with a total pinfall of 5041, just 18 pins ahead of SFA.

    SFA also participated in a unopposed match since due to an uneven amount of teams this weekend and totaled a days-best 1066.

    Other teams competing in the tournament are No. 1 Central Missouri, No. 5 Vanderbilt, No. 8 Sam Houston State, Alabama-Birmingham and Elmhurst College.

    The Ladyjacks will be back in action on Saturday when they begin the five-person team matches beginning at 9 a.m. Competition in Missouri will come to a conclusion on Sunday with match play in the best 4-of-7 matches starting at 8 a.m.  

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