CU Bowlers Roll in Richmond
December 5, 2011
The Cheyney University Bowling Team got back in action this weekend at the Jeannette Lee Tournament in Richmond, Virginia. On day one of the three day tournament the Lady Wolves were an impressive 4-0 in baker matches and stood in fifth place with 2,475 pins. Cheyney defeated St. Augustine (593-579), Chowan (656-548), Elizabeth City (628-616), and Virginia State (598-562). The Lady Wolves earned 537 in their bye match. “Alean Rhodes led the way by striking in over 50% of the frames bowled. Meanwhile Taylor Billington stepped up as the anchor and made some great clutch shots, commented coach Mike Blakeney.
On day two the Lady Wolves were not as fortunate. Cheyney ended the day going 1-4. The Lady Wolves defeated Virginia Union (760-688) and lost a heartbreaker to Bowie (700-656). Cheyney also dropped contests to Adelphi (927-793), FDU (1046-689) and Central Missouri (965-747). Danielle Mines led the team on day two with a five game series of 828. She rolled high games of 193 and 189. Rhodes also impressed with a 160 average over five games.
On day three of the Tournament the Lady Wolves were pitted against Sacred Heart, Bowie State and St. Augustine and came out of the short end of all three contests. Cheyney fell 818 -602 to Sacred Heart, 982-920 to Bowie and 903-873 to St. Augustine.
Cheyney will take the month off before returning to the lanes on January 27-29 at the Kutztown Invitational.