Women's Bowling Kicks Off the Spring Season at the Red Flash Invitational

Women's Bowling Kicks Off the Spring Season at the Red Flash Invitational

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Event: Red Flash Invitational

Date: January 26-28, 2018

Location: Holiday Bowl - Altoona, PA

Opening Frame

The Saint Peter's women's bowling team kicks off their 2018 spring season at the Red Flash Invitational, hosted by Saint Francis University at the Holiday Bowl in Altoona, PA. The competition is scheduled to start at 9:30 a.m. 

Last Year's Competition

Saint Peter's placed 11th overall, totaling 138,323 pins and averaging 162.7 pins per match. In the second day of competition the Peacocks defeated Pitt-Bradford 1,183-1,129 and lost to Kutztown 1,289-1,170.

Lidia DeSapio finished in 11th place overall in the individual standings with a total of 953 pins averaging 190.80. Amanda Santos added a total of 870 pins and averaged 175.80. Gabrielle Morales totaled 509 pins in two matches and Jasmine Hodges totaled 135 in one match.   

Pinsetters

The Peacocks have four Seniors; Amanda Santos, Jacquelyn Broadfoot, Lidia Desapio and Jasmine Hodges; and three Sophomores, Carolina Hernandez and Gabrielle Morales.

Next Up

The Peacocks will head back on the road to compete in the Golden Bear Classic at Bowl-O-Rama in Reading, PA on February 9. 

About the coach

Jennifer Houseward begins her fourth season at Saint Peter's as the women's bowling head coach. Houseward served as an assistant coach for the bowling program in 2013-14 after a successful four-year bowling career at Saint Peter's. Houseward graduated in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in health and physical education. She helped the Saint Peter's bowling squad to a first-place standing at the Beach Open Tournament in North Carolina in 2009 and to the team's first winning season in program history with a 61-51 mark in her freshman campaign. She has helped Saint Peter's to a second-place finish at the Hampton Roads Collegiate Bowling Invitational in 2010 and the Peacocks reached its highest national ranking in team history after ranking 17th in the country in December of 2011.