Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Huskers Take Title at Track Kat Klash

By NU Athletic Communications

Houston, Texas- The second-ranked Nebraska bowling team won the title at the Track Kat Klash, defeating top-ranked McKendree in the championship final of the best-of-seven Baker format championship tournament Sunday in Houston, Texas.

 

The Cornhuskers finished the weekend with a 10-2 record and a total pinfall of 12,462.

 

The Huskers started Sunday’s tournament as the first seed and took down Mckendree in the first round by a score of 4-3. This victory sent the Huskers straight to the final championship match and sent Mckendree to play third-ranked Arkansas State for a spot in the championship match. Mckendree defeated Arkansas State in seven games for a rematch in the championship final. 

 

The Huskers held their ground, defeating Mckendree 4-1 to win the title.

 

Junior Meghan Straub finished second in the individual standings with an average of 218.2. Straub earned a spot on the all-tournament team for her perfomance.  

 

The Huskers will return to the lanes next Friday through Sunday at the Warhawk Classic in Kenosha, Wis.

 

Track Kat Klash Overall Standings

  1. No. 2 Nebraska
  2. No. 1 McKendree
  3. No.3 Arkansas State
  4. No. 7 Maryland Eastern Shore
  5. No. 6 Stephen F. Austin
  6.  No. 5 Sam Houston State
  7. No. 12 Delaware State
  8. No. 4 Vanderbilt
  9. Louisiana Tech (RV)
  10. No. 17 Tulane
  11. No. 10 Central Missouri
  12. No. 19 Alabama-Birmingham 
  13. No. 18 North Carolina A&T
  14. Maryville
  15. No. 20 Prairie View A&M
  16. No. 24 Youngstown State
  17. Texas Southern
  18.  Alabama State (RV)
  19. Jackson State
  20. Southern
  21. Grambling State

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