LA Tech Athletics Communications
Louisiana Tech sophomore bowler Allie Leiendecker was named to the Intercollegiate Team Championships (ITC) All-Tournament Team as voted on by the participating teams and announced on Tuesday.
Tech first competed in the qualifying round of the ITC on Thursday, May 6. The qualifier consisted of 12 Baker games for total pinfall to determine seeding. After ranking 10th with 727 pins following the first four games, the Lady Techsters knocked down 1,675 pins to earn the No. 2 seed with 2,402 total pins.
The remainder of the tournament consisted of a best-of-seven, double elimination Baker series.
Following the qualifier on Thursday, Louisiana Tech took on Lawrence Tech in a back-and-forth match in the opening round. LA Tech won the first game, 153-140, but Lawrence Tech took game two, 204-195. Lawrence Tech then won game three, 203-169, but LA Tech won game four, 233-161. Lawrence Tech took the 216-168 victory in game five. The Lady Techsters would secure the 4-3 victory following the 177-171 and 205-188 victories in games six and seven, respectively.
LA Tech and Wichita State also went to all seven games on Friday, May 7, with Wichita State winning, 4-3.
Louisiana Tech then faced Maryville in an elimination match. Tech dropped the first three games to trail, 3-0 (211-216, 178-221, 194-209). The Lady Techsters won the next two games, 218-197 and 157-153, to trim the lead to 3-2. The teams then tied game six, 196-196, to split the point as Maryville led, 3.5-2.5. Tech then tied it up at 3.5-3.5 after winning game seven, 202-189. Tech secured the 4.5-3.5 victory with a 216-165 game eight win.
The Lady Techsters then swept Baker, 4-0 (224-177, 185-153, 181-177, 185-158), to face Wisconsin-Whitewater in round five.
Louisiana Tech won the first game, 224-173, against Wisconsin-Whitewater. Wisconsin-Whitewater then won the next two games, 203-136 and 203-179, to lead, 2-1. Tech tied it up at 2-2 with a 255-177 game four victory. Whitewater would win the match, 4-2, after winning games five, 224-210, and six, 203-180.