Lady Rams Go 3-2 On Opening Day of CIAA Southern Divsion Meet

FAYETTEVILLE, NC – The Winston-Salem State Lady Rams (37-16, 37-16 CIAA) bowling team had a rollercoaster of a day at the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Meet, Friday, when the team posted a 3-2 record in team match play at the event. The Lady Rams followed each with a loss, but came out on top with a 3-2 record on the day.

The team took impressive wins over Shaw, Johnson C. Smith and Livingstone, but fell just short in matches against Saint Augustine's and top-seeded host Fayetteville State. The Lady Rams opened the day with a 757-613 win over Shaw, but took a 726-780 loss to Saint Augustine's. The team rebounded for a dominating 851-635 win over Johnson C. Smith, but took a 777-897 loss to Fayetteville State. The Lady Rams ended the day on a high note, however, with a 775-592 win over Livingstone.

WSSU sophomore Janae McCaskey led the way for the team with a team-high 846 pin total for the day with freshman Kia Edgerton close behind her with 857 total pins. McCaskey saved her best effort for last when she rolled a 187 in the team's win over Livingstone. Edgerton rolled a 191 against top-seeded Fayetteville State. Sophomore Tia Edgerton had the highest single game total for the Lady Rams with a 203 in the opening win over Shaw.

The Lady Rams will return to action for more team match play tomorrow in Fayetteville, N.C. 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.