Women's Bowling Head to Reading, PA to Compete in the Golden Bear Classic

Women's Bowling Head to Reading, PA to Compete in the Golden Bear Classic


Event: Golden Bear Classic

Date: February 9-11, 2018

Location: Berks Lanes - Reading, PA

Opening Frame

The Saint Peter's women's bowling team will compete in the Golden Bear Classic this weekend from February 9-11, hosted by Kutztown University at Berks Lanes in Reading, PA. The competition is scheduled to start at 11 a.m. on Friday, 9:25 a.m. on Saturday and 8:30 a.m. on Sunday. 

Last Year's Competition

In 2017, Saint Peter's women's bowling placed ninth in the team standings at the Golden Bear Classic on February 12. The Peacocks finished with six wins and seven losses, totaling 8,799 pins.

During Baker Rounds, the Peacocks knocked down a total of 8,985 pins. Saint Peter's won five matches defeating Wilmington (844-668), Coppin State (782-653), Robert Wesleyan (769-685) and Duquesne (868-757).

The Peacocks have four Seniors; Amanda Santos, Jacquelyne Broadfoot, Lidia Desapio and Jasmine Hodges; and one Sophomore, Carolina Hernandez and Gabrielle Morales.

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.