Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Huskers Stand Undefeated at Warhawk Invitational

By NU Athletic Communications

The second-ranked Nebraska bowling team kicked-off the Warhawk Invitational with an 5-0 record and a total pinfall of 5,203 in five five-game Baker matches on Friday. Their performance puts them in second place in the overall standings.

The Huskers opened the day with a victory over No. 13 Monmouth 1,018-960. This Husker victory was followed immediately by another over No. 15 Adelphi 1,030-916. Continuing their winning streak, the Cornhuskers posted two more wins over No. 6 Stephen F. Austin, 1,090-956, and hosts No. 11 Wisconsin-Whitewater 1,052-838. NU concluded their day with a win over No. 4 Vanderbilt 1,013-1,002. 

The Cornhuskers continue play on Saturday starting at 9:35 a.m. (CT) with a match against No. 1 McKendree. NU will then play No. 3 Arkansas State, Elmhurst, Valparaiso and Lincoln Memorial to finish out the traditional style matches. Friday and Saturday’s combined results will determine the seeding for Sunday’s bracket-play championship tournament, in which each team will play three rounds of best-of-seven Baker matches, beginning at 8:30 a.m. (CT). 

 

Warhawk Invitational Overall Standings (Pinfall after one day of competition)

  1. No. 3 Arkansas State (5,211)
  2. No. 2 Nebraska (5,203) 
  3. No. 4 Vanderbilt  (5,161)
  4. No. 1 McKendree (5,038)
  5. No. 8 Fairleigh Dickenson (5,027)
  6. 6. No. 14 St. Francis (4,897)
  7. 7. No. 6 Stephen F. Austin (4,748)
  8. No. 15 Adelphi (4,747)
  9. Maryville (4,696)
  10. Lincoln Memorial (RV) (4,675)
  11. No. 10 Central Missouri (4,614)
  12. No. 13 Monmouth (4,603)
  13. No. 9 Sacred Heart (4,514)
  14.  No. 16 Long Island Brooklyn (4,510)
  15. No. 11Wisconsin-Whitewater (4,423)
  16. Valparaiso (4,299)
  17. Elmhurst (3,992)
  18. Lincoln Missouri (3,823)

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