Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Huskers Ninth After First Day of Competition

By NU Athletic Communications

Arlington, Texas- The top-ranked Nebraska bowling team opened the Prairie View A&M Invitational with a record of 2-3 and a total pinfall of 4,904 on Friday at the International Training and Research Center, as NU sits in ninth-place in the overall standings. All three Husker losses on the day came to top-20 opponents. 

In their first match of the day, the Huskers fell to No. 5 Sam Houston State by a score of 954-916. NU also dropped its next match to No.19 Louisiana Tech, 999-940. 

The Huskers bounced back with their first win of the tournament over No. 8 Maryland Eastern Shore, 1,036-991.

Nebraska fell to No. 10 Farleigh Dickinson by a score of 1,060-1,015, before winning its final match of the day against No. 2 McKendree by a score of 997-953.

The Huskers will continue play at the PVAMU Invitational on Saturday at 9:25 a.m. (CT) with five traditional matches. Their first match of the day will be against No. 3 Arkansas State. 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 8:25 a.m. (CT). 

 

Prairie View A&M Invitational Standings (pinfall after one day of competition)   Arkansas State (5,204)

  1. Sam Houston State (5,165)
  2. Sacred Heart (5,040)
  3. Stephen F. Austin (5,003)
  4. Vanderbilt (4,996)
  5. McKendree (4,981)
  6. Farleigh Dickinson (4,976)
  7. Maryland-Eastern Shore (4,954)
  8. Nebraska (4,904)
  9. Louisiana Tech (4,777)
  10. Prairie View A&M (4,660)
  11.  North Carolina A&T (4,617)

 

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