bowling team returns to competition after a week off as the Huskers travel to
the James Brown Invitational held by Morgan
in Towson, Md.
It will be the largest tournament to date for the Huskers as they compete in
the 28-team field. Competition begins Friday morning and will conclude Sunday
Head Coach Bill Straub
believes the team will be ready for the challenge this weekend even though the
team has a long travel day on Thursday.
“This will be our longest
travel we are going to have this year, so there is more to do and more
connections to make.” Straub said, “Hopefully we can get all of our equipment
up to the tournament, it’s a long way from home.”
Even though the team had
to back out of competition last week for the Southern University Invite do to a
format conflict, Straub said that the team has been competing at a high level
“I like how the team has
been performing; hopefully the team can continue their success this weekend.”
Straub said, “This is a deep tournament field, and we are excited to see how
the team competes against some new competition.”
Last time out
Nebraska bowling team last
competed at the Prairie View A&M Invite in Arlington,
Texas Feb. 1-3. The Huskers won the
tournament title beating Maryland Eastern
Shore University 4-1
on the final day of competition.
the way for the Huskers was sophomore Liz Kuhlkin. Kuhlkin finished third in the
individual standings with a 290.8 average. She earned a spot on the all-tournament
team for the second time this season.
was impressed with Kuhlkin’s overall performance, as well as her intensity in
the first two days of competition.
performance through the first two days was tremendous; she really kept the team
Beth Hedley added another strong performance to her 2012-13 campaign, recording
a 202 on the final day of competition. Hedley finished 22nd in the individual
standings, bowling a five-game average of 183.4.
Huskers finished the weekend with an overall record of 11-2, while finishing
fourth in total team pinfall with 8442.
back here at Huskers.com for as the Huskers looks to win their
third tournament title in a row this weekend.
Huskers Scheduled to Compete: