Top-Ranked Huskers Notch Another Win

By NU Athletic Communications
Freshman Katie Ann Sopp earned her first title of the season with a career-high pinfall of 224.
Freshman Katie Ann Sopp earned her first title of the season with a career-high pinfall of 224.
Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Birmingham, Ala.-The No. 1 Nebraska bowling team picked up its sixth tournament title of the season at the Holiday Classic in Birmingham, Ala., on Sunday afternoon. The Huskers topped the competition with a total pinfall of 10,505.

 

Freshman Katie Ann Sopp rolled to her first tournament title of the season with a career-high pinfall of 224. Sopp has finished in the top-10 every meet during the 2007-08 season. With Sopp’s tournament title, the Huskers have had four bowlers earn top awards in seven competitions.

 

Senior Lindsay Baker earned a fourth-place finish with a season-high score of 221, while freshman Jasmine Laugerman claimed ninth with a score of 213. Cassandra Leuthold placed 20th with a score of 200.5. 

 

The Huskers will have a two-week break before traveling to Nashville, Tenn. for their final event of the season at the Music City Classic. NU will then wait on a bid to the NCAA Championships, which will be held in Omaha, Neb. on April 10-12 at Thunder Alley.

 

Top-Five Team Results:

1)      Nebraska-10,505

2)      Central Missouri State-10,473

3)      Maryland-Eastern Shore-10,397

4)      Vanderbilt-10,165

5)      Arkansas-9,979

 

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