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Huskers Sit in First After Day One in Lincoln

Huskers Sit in First After Day One in Lincoln

Lincoln, Neb. – After five games of baker match play, the Nebraska bowling team went 2-3 on day one and currently sit in first place at the 2023 Big Red Invitational with a total pinfall of 5,368 and an average of 214.7.  

The Big Red started the day off with a strong win against Upper Iowa (1,165-1,015), the highest scoring match of the day. NU then fell to No. 20 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (1,042-987) and No. 21 Lincoln Memorial (1,086-1,048). NU then grabbed one more victory against No. 17 University of Central Missouri (1,103-947) before a close loss to No. 4 Arkansas State (1,087-1,065). 

The Huskers will resume play tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. (CT) in a traditional match against Quincy, followed by matches against No. 13 Newman, No. 7 Youngstown State and Valparaiso. The fifth match of Saturday will consist of a position round according to the seeding of total pinfall.   

The championship trophy of the Big Red Invitational is awarded to the team with the highest overall total pinfall and per-game average over all three days of competition. On Sunday, each team will compete in two matches of best 4-of-7 baker games in seeded pool rounds based on total pinfall and the top three teams with highest averages will be awarded.      

Stay up to date with the action by following the Nebraska Women’s Bowling Twitter (@NEBowling), Instagram (@huskerbowling) and Facebook.   

Big Red Invitational Day One Standings (Total Pinfall):

No. 3 Nebraska: 5,368   

No. 4 Arkansas State: 5,317    

No. 20 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater: 5,095  

No. 13 Newman: 5,087    

No. 21 Lincoln Memorial: 5,086  

No. 7 Youngstown State: 4,977    

Valparaiso: 4,910  

Quincy: 4,847   

No. 17 University of Central Missouri: 4,835   

Upper Iowa: 4,699  

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