WPBA Masters Elimination Rounds Continue

  Players Fight to Stay Alive Until Sunday's Televised Rounds! 

MT. PLEASANT, MI - The Women's Professional Billiard Association's (WPBA) WPBA Masters continues at the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in Mt. Pleasant, MI with elimination rounds in the one-loss bracket of the double elimination chart. Defeated players in the following matches finish 25-32:
Emily Callado d. Emily Duddy 9-8
Susan Williams d. Val Finnie 9-7
Line Kjorsvik d. Jana Montour 9-2
Turko Cucculelli d. Janet Atwell 9-7
Monica Webb d. Erica Park 9-7
Jennifer Chen d. Liz Cole 9-5
Jessica Barnes d. Cathy Metzinger 9-8
Gerda Hofstatter d. Erin McManus 9-2

Next up, continued one loss eliminations, plus winner's side play to determine the last four undefeated players.

To view the tournament chart and ongoing results, visit www.wpba.com and click on "2012 Soaring Eagle Tournament Board." One-loss side matches begin at 11:00 a.m. Friday. The sixteen undefeated players compete at 3 and 6 p.m.
The tournament will conclude on Sunday, January 29 beginning at 1 p.m., when the final four players remaining will compete for the title of 2012 WPBA Masters Champion. Tickets are available via startickets.com. The three final-round one-hour matches will be taped by ESPN for broadcast on Sunday, March 18, from 1:30 - 4:30 pm EST.   
Alongside the WPBA Masters is the Soaring Eagle Open III, featuring amateur singles 8-Ball and 9-Ball tournaments in men and women's divisions, with $10,000 in added prize money. This event also begins Thursday, January 26 and continues through Sunday, January 29, 2012. Visit www.soaringeagleopen.com for more information.

About the Women's Professional Billiard Association (WPBA)

The WPBA was established in 1976 as the Women's Professional Billiard Alliance, and will celebrate its 35th anniversary in 2011 as the oldest pro player organization in the sport. The WPBA sanctions and produces the Women's Pro Billiard Tour, which features ESPN-televised events with the world's greatest women players. Visit www.wpba.com for more. The WPBA Classic Tour is sponsored by the American Poolplayers Association, Diamond Billiards, Iwan Simonis, Cuetec Cues, Delta 13, Pooldawg, Mueller Recreational Products and Aramith.
About the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort

The Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort is the Midwest's premier AAA Four Diamond gaming and hospitality destination offering top-name entertainment year-round, award-winning dining, high stakes bingo and a full-service spa. For more information, visit www.soaringeaglecasino.com