Fayetteville State, Bowie State In Winner's Bracket of CIAA Bowling Championships
DURHAM, N.C. – Defending league champion Fayetteville
State University and Bowie State University each won two games to
stay unbeaten in the winner’s bracket of double-elimination
bracket play Sunday, March 25, 2012 on the second day of the CIAA
Women’s Bowling Championships held at AMF Durham Lanes.
Fayetteville State, the Southern Division champion, beat Livingstone College 4-1 and Winston-Salem State University 4-0 in best-of-seven Baker matches. Bowie State bested Virginia State University 4-2 and Northern Division champ Elizabeth City State University 4-1. Both FSU and Bowie State square off Monday morning in a rematch of last year’s CIAA championship finals.
Fayetteville State and Bowie State are two of six teams remaining in the three-day tournament. Saint Augustine’s College faces Winston-Salem State and Elizabeth City State tangles with Virginia State University in the elimination bracket Monday. All four teams finished 1-1 in bracket play Sunday. Both Livingstone College and Chowan University were ousted from the tournament after losing two consecutive matches.
Fayetteville State gained the top seed in bracket play after amassing the most pins combined (6,375) from four cross divisional team matches on Saturday and four cross divisional Baker matches on Sunday. The three-day tournament concludes Monday with bracket play determining the conference champion.
Double-Elimination Bracket Play Results
No. 1 seed Fayetteville State 4, No. 8 seed Livingstone 1
No. 3 seed Winston-Salem State 4, No. 6 seed Saint Augustine’s College 2
No. 2 seed Elizabeth City State 4, No. 7 seed Chowan 0
No. 5 seed Bowie State 4, No. 4 seed Virginia State 2
No. 1 seed Fayetteville State 4, No. 3 seed Winston-Salem State 0
No. 5 seed Bowie State 4, No. 2 seed Elizabeth City State 1
No. 6 seed Saint Augustine’s College 4, No. 8 seed Livingstone 3
No. 4 seed Virginia State 4, No. 7 seed Chowan 0
Monday’s Morning Matches
No. 1 seed Fayetteville State vs. No. 5 seed Bowie State
No. 3 seed Winston-Salem State vs. No. 6 seed Saint Augustine’s College
No. 2 seed Elizabeth City State vs. No. 4 seed Virginia State