EAST GREENSBORO – The Nationwide Tenpin Coaches Affiliation (NTCA) launched its All-Divisions High-25 ballot on Wednesday.
The North Carolina A&T Aggies are in a well-known place as one of many top-10 bowling packages within the nation. The Aggies will come into the 2022-23 season because the seventh-ranked staff within the nation, receiving 902 factors within the ballot. McKendree is the No. 1 staff within the nation with 23 first-place and 1,312 factors. Vanderbilt is ranked second, adopted by Nebraska, Stephen A. Austin and Sam Houston State within the top-5.
The subsequent 5 faculties within the top-10 are Arkansas State, A&T, Louisiana Tech, Youngstown State and Fairleigh Dickinson. The ballot has 4 different Mid-Japanese Athletic Convention (MEAC) groups, together with Delaware State at No. 12, Maryland Japanese Shore at No. 14, Morgan State at No. 19 and Monmouth at No. 23.
A&T has been a dominant drive within the MEAC. The Aggies have gained three out of the final 4 MEAC tournaments and have reached the NCAA event in every of these convention championship seasons. Throughout the 2020-21 season, the Aggies reached their highest nationwide rating at school historical past once they earned a No. 4 rating. As well as, the Aggies have been the 2021 United States Bowling Congress (USBC) nationwide runner-up.
The Aggies come into the 2022-23 season with two of the perfect bowlers within the nation. NTCA first-team All-American Lauren Tomaszewski is the preseason MEAC bowler of the yr. As well as, third-team NTCA All-American Melanie Katen gained MEAC bowler of the yr honors final season. A&T opens the 2022-23 season on Oct. 14 once they journey to New Orleans to play within the Tulane U. Colonial Traditional. The event concludes Oct. 16.
NCAA head coaches voted within the NTCA ballot.