NCAA Bowling

Huskers in Third After Day One in Vegas

Huskers in Third After Day One in Vegas

Las Vegas, Nev. – The Nebraska bowling team currently sits in third place after the first day of competition at the Stormin’ Blue & Gold Vegas Classic with a total pinfall of 5,075.

The Big Red, who is third in the NTCA poll, started the day off with a win against Prairie View A&M (942-887). NU then went back and forth with wins and losses for the remaining four matches. The Huskers fell to No. 5 Stephen F. Austin (1,013-1,060) and bounced back with a win against No. 15 Mount St. Mary’s (996-942). Nebraska then encountered one final loss to No. 17 Tulane (1,023-1,061) before wrapping up the day with a win against No. 16 Newman (1,101-1,026). 

The Huskers will resume play tomorrow at 9:55 a.m. (PST) against No. 1 McKendree in a traditional match, followed by matches against No. 9 Louisiana Tech, Daemen, No. 11 Maryville, and No. 10 Maryland Eastern Shore.  

The combined total pinfall results from Sunday and Monday will seed each team for a three best-of-seven Baker match bracket for the championship.   

Stay up to date with the action by following the Nebraska Women’s Bowling Twitter (@NEBowling), Instagram (@huskerbowling) and Facebook. Additionally, all matches will be strictly broadcast on (subscription to bowltv required).  

Stormin’ Blue & White Vegas Classic Day One Standings:

No. 1 McKendree: 5,616 

No. 3 Vanderbilt: 5,092 

No. 4 Nebraska: 5,075 

No. 9 Louisiana Tech: 5,026 

No. 11 Maryville: 5,024 

No. 10 Maryland Eastern Shore: 5,024 

No. 16 Newman: 4,992 

No. 5 Stephen F. Austin: 4,980 

No. 17 Tulane: 4,947 

No. 15 Mount St. Mary’s: 4,703 

Prairie View A&M: 4,457 

Texas Southern: 4,418 

Daemen: 4,417 

Spalding: 3,550 

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