Sydney Brown Paces JCSU Bowling as Golden Bulls Claim Third in Southern Division at CIAA Event No. 2

Rocky Mount, N.C. (Feb. 8, 2016) – The Johnson C. Smith University bowling team completed day three of the CIAA Bowling Event No. 2 on Sunday afternoon by going 2-1 in Baker scoring matches. Sydney Brown also took home all three Southern Division awards for the event.

After falling to Fayetteville State in the opening match of the day by a 770-685 pin count, JCSU rebounded by taking the next two matches.

In match two, JCSU rolled a 533 against Livingstone that will not count in the standings.  In the designated “BYE” game, JCSU returned a 648.

Against St. Augustine’s the Golden Bulls took the 686-611 win and then closed the afternoon with an 823-743 win over Shaw.  For the Baker matches, JCSU amassed an average of 136 and a total pinfall of 3,375.

For the weekend, finished 4-5 in head-to-head competition while knocking down 10,370 total pins, good for third place behind winner Fayetteville State (11,808) and second place St. Augustine’s (10,766).  Shaw (10,494) and Livingstone (4,637) rounded out the Southern Division standings.

Freshman Sydney Brown (Davison, Mich.) took all three Southern Division honors for the weekend.  Brown finished with the high-average for a rookie and of the entire event by rolling to a 179.11.  She also finished with the highest-game of the entire event by rolling a 232.

JCSU will next travel to Fayetteville on Feb. 12-14 to take part in the CIAA North-South Roundup.

Event Final Standings Record            Total Pins
1.         Fayetteville State 9-0                   11,808
2.         St. Augustine’s 4-5                   10,766
3.         JCSU 4-5                   10,370
4.         Shaw 1-8                   10,494
5.         Livingstone N/A                   4,637

Day Three
Baker Match Team Scores
Match 1          FSU def. JCSU, 770-685
Match 2          JCSU vs. Livingstone, No Contest      533
Match 3          BYE      648
Match 4          JCSU def. St. Augustine’s, 686-611
Match 5          JCSU def. Shaw, 823-743

Southern Division Highest Rookie Average:  Sydney Brown (179.11)
Southern Division Highest Average:  Sydney Brown (179.11
Southern Division High-Game:  Sydney Brown (232)
Overall Event High Game:  Sydney Brown (232)