@DuqBowling Places 14th at KU Invitational
Jan. 21, 2018


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PITTSBURGH - Duquesne, facing a field that included 17 ranked teams, finished 14th at the KU Invitational over the weekend in Reading, Pa.

The Dukes averaged 193.3 in posting a 9,667 total (4,808 Baker and 4,859 Traditional) on Friday and Saturday. DU posted Baker scores of 1053 in a win over Youngstown State and 1047 in a loss to #9 Tulane. Duquesne posted traditional match wins over Medaille and Bethune-Cookman on Saturday.

Freshman Olivia Farwell was outstanding for the Dukes, placing tied for third overall with a 228.8 average. Farwell’s weekend was highlighted by the first 300 game in program history in DU’s win over Medaille. Cassidy Powers placed 38th with a 199.2 average. Farwell earned a spot on the All-Tournament First Team.

Duquesne, seeded No. 15 for the Championship round, defeated LIU Brooklyn (tied for #14 nationally), 4-0 and followed that with a 4-0 win over Norfolk State. UAB, which is tied for 14th nationally with LIU Brooklyn, defeated the Dukes 4-1 in the finale.

DU finished the three-day event 5-8 (1-4 Baker, 2-3 Traditional and 2-1 Championship). Seven of the eight losses came to ranked teams, with four of the defeats coming to Top 10 programs.

FRIDAY BAKER MATCH SCORES (1-4)

Game 1
Duquesne 1053, Youngstown State 981

Game 2
#9 Tulane 1151, Duquesne 1047

Game 3
Norfolk State 931, Duquesne 865

Game 4
#24 Monmouth 995, Duquesne 947

Game 5
#18 Wisconsin Whitewater 940, Duquesne 896

SATURDAY TRADITIONAL MATCH SCORES (2-3)

Game 6
Duquesne 1104, Medaille 844
Olivia Farwell gets the Dukes off to a great start by rolling the first 300 game in program history. Cassidy Powers adds a weekend-best 234 and Allison Hresko posts a 215.

Game 7
Duquesne 997, Bethune-Cookman 835
Farwell rolls a 228 and Hresko posts a weekend-best 221. Powers adds a 202.

Game 8
#2 McKendree 1037, Duquesne 899
Farwell paces the Dukes with a 211.

Game 9
#7 Stephen F. Austin 988, Duquesne 949
Powers and Hresko roll a 213 and 208 respectively for the Dukes.

Game 10
#4 Vanderbilt 996, Duquesne 910
Kelsey Hackbart posts a team-high 214 and Farwell adds a 212 for DU.

SUNDAY CHAMPIONSHIP BRACKET SCORES (2-1)

First Round
No. 15 seed Duquesne vs. No. 16 seed (ranked #t14) LIU Brooklyn
W, 4-0
Scores: 213-182 / 220-181 / 235-212 / 218-210

Second Round
No. 15 seed Duquesne vs. No. 14 seed Norfolk State
W, 4-0
Scores: 174-160 / 212-156 / 194-182 / 190-163

Position Round
No. 15 seed Duquesne vs. No. 13 seed (ranked #t14) UAB
L, 1-4
Scores: 193-143 / 163-210 / 198-221 / 193-202 / 148-202

 

 

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