Huskers Finish Second at Morgan State Invitational
Though the Huskers fell to the Knights, NU compiled the best team-record of the event, earning ten wins to just one loss. The Huskers reached the finals with a 4-2 victory over the Commodores of Vanderbilt in Sunday morning's first of two matches.
Individually, two Huskers were represented on the ten-person All-Tournament squad, in Kayla Johnson and Valerie Calberry. Johnson finished the Morgan State Invite seventh-individually with a 216 average. Calberry followed Johnson with an eighth-place finish and a 214 average.
"This was an excellent performance for our kids," Nebraska Head Coach Bill Straub said. "The future is bright for this team."
The Huskers will now have just under a month until traveling to Nashville, Tenn., for the Music City Classic, held March 16-18.
Final Morgan State Invitational Results
1. Fairleigh Dickinson, 9-2 (defeated Nebraska in the finals)
2. Nebraska, 10-1
3. Central Missouri, 10-2
4. Vanderbilt, 9-3
5. New Jersey City University, 9-3