Nebraska women’s bowling team will continue its
2012-13 season this weekend at the Central Missouri Women’s Collegiate
Invitational held in the AMF Pro Bowl Lanes in North Kansas City, MO. The Huskers will be one of 12 teams competing in the talent-rich field, as competition
begins Friday and will end Sunday afternoon.
As the season ramps up toward the postseason,
Nebraska Head Coach Bill Straub
and the team knows that it is time to turn up their competition level. This
weekend’s tournament is the second to last tournament of the season.
with this weekend’s competition, we will participate well enough that the committee will
select us for the NCAA Championship.” Straub said.
Straub is referring to the NCAA Championship
selection process, where a selected committee picks eight teams much like in
NCAA basketball, based on RPI points and strength of schedule among other
criteria. The NCAA selection show will be on March 27 at 4 p.m.
decided to travel the entire team this weekend to give them a chance to gain
some experience.” Straub said.
Check back on Huskers.com for updates after each day of competition. Below
is the schedule for the entire weekend of competition, as well as the teams
competing at the Central Missouri Women’s Collegiate Invitational.
March 1st: 11 a.m. start for Baker game total pinfall matches
March 2nd: 9:35 a.m. start for 5 Team game
March 3rd: 8:30 a.m. start for Baker Match Play (Best 4 of 7)
Sam Houston State
Last Time Out:
bowling team finished third out of 28 teams at the James Brown Invitational,
hosted by Morgan State University in Towson, Md., on Feb. 15-17 The
Huskers finished the three-day event with a 9-3 overall record behind
tournament champion Maryland-Eastern Shore.
Coach Bill Straub was impressed with the team’s performance throughout the
weekend, but would like to see the team be more consistent in competition. Leading the way for NU was sophomore Liz Kuhlkin.
Kuhlkin finished 12th in the individual standings, with a
weekend average of 202.