Kayla Johnson finished first individually at the Prairie View A&M Invite
Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Huskers Earn 10-3 Record at Prairie View A&M Invite

By NU Athletic Communications
The Nebraska bowling team finished fourth at the Prairie View A&M Invitational held in Arlington, Texas from Feb. 3-5. Nebraska finished the invitational with a 10-3 record, tied record-wise with Vanderbilt, who won the invite. Third-place Arkansas State also finished with a 10-3 overall record. Maryland Eastern Shore finished the event in second-place with a 9-4 overall record and fifth-place Central Missouri finished with a 9-4 record as well.

Coming into Sunday, Nebraska was the second-seed but dropped consecutive matches to Vanderbilt and Arkansas State to finish fourth. NU ended 1-2 in bracket play in Sunday's final round.

Individually, the Nebraska bowling squad was well represented on the All-Tournament team, including All-Tournament Captain Kayla Johnson. Individually, she earned a 239 average on the tournament. NU's Kristi Mickelson and Liz Kuhlkin also earned spots on the All-Tournament squad. Mickelson finished sixth individually with a 221 average while Kuhlkin tallied a 217 average of her own for eighth-place.

Nebraska will now rest for two weeks before traveling to the Morgan State Invitational from Feb. 17-19 in Baltimore, Md. 

Final Results:
1st - Vanderbilt, 10-3
2nd - Maryland Eastern Shore, 9-4
3rd - Arkansas State, 10-3
4th - Nebraska, 10-4
5th - Central Missouri, 9-4


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