RICHMOND, VA – The Winston-Salem State Lady Rams (27-9, 27-9 CIAA) opened the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) North/South Round up in impressive fashion with a 4-2 record in team match play. After winning just one match in the first three matches of the day, the Lady Rams bounced back in a big way with three straight wins to finish the day with a 4-2 record.
The Lady Rams opened the day on a down note, falling to Elizabeth City State (776-757), followed by an impressive 817-683 win over Lincoln (Pa.). The team ran into another struggle with an 800-709 loss to the top-seeded Virginia State Lady Trojans. From there, the Lady Rams went on a roll with three straight victories. The team got things going with a 736-636 win over Chowan, followed by a 925-773 win over Bowie State, and finished the day with a 742-654 win over Virginia Union.
WSSU's Janae McCaskey led the way for the team, bowling in every match of the day and finishing with 1,048 total pins for the day. Freshman Tia Edgerton had the highest single match total of the day with a 204 against Chowan. Her twin sister Kia Edgerton nearly matched the effort with a 202 in the same match.
The Lady Rams will return to action tomorrow for day two of the event. For more information on Lady Rams bowling, contact the WSSU Office of Athletic Media Relations at (336) 750-2143 or log on to www.WSSURams.com.