GASTONIA, N.C. — Fourth-seeded Belmont Abbey guaranteed itself a match on Sunday by splitting two matches Saturday in the 2023 Conference Carolinas/Great Midwest Athletic Conference Women’s Bowling Championship. The Crusaders rallied from a 3-2 deficit for a 4-3 win over No. 1 seed Kentucky Wesleyan in the second round, but fell by a 4-3 score to No. 2 Lincoln Memorial in the winner’s bracket final.
The Abbey will face No. 3 Emmanuel on Sunday at 12 noon for a berth in the championship match against LMU.
SECOND-ROUND MATCH (Belmont Abbey wins 4-3)
|No. 4 Belmont Abbey||181||199||116||143||186||201||201|
|No. 1 Kentucky Wesleyan||174||179||224||151||214||168||147|
WINNER’S BRACKET FINAL (Lincoln Memorial wins 4-3)
|No. 4 Belmont Abbey||170||148||227||167||174||191||168|
|No. 2 Lincoln Memorial||177||213||195||211||169||182||247|