NCAA Bowling

Spartans advance to championship day of CCIW Tournament

The Basics

The Aurora University women’s bowling team will bowl for the 2023-2024 CCIW Tournament Championship on Sunday, March 24 after a pair of 2-1 wins on day one on Saturday, March 23. AU defeated #2 Carthage College and #1 Marian University both by 2-1 scores. In the win over Carthage the Spartans set a school record in Bake format with a 1,057.

First Round Score: #3 Aurora University 2, #3 Carthage College 1

Second Round Score: #3 Aurora University 2, #1 Marian University 1

Location: Waukesha, Wisconsin

How it happened

First Round – Carthage

– In the traditional scoring match-up to start the first round, AU fell 873-832.

– AU responded in the baker round with a 1,057 to 815.

– The 1,057 score set a new AU record in a Baker match.

– In the rubber match, best of seven format, AU dominated with a 4-0 victory to advance.

Second Round – Marian

– AU again dropped the traditional match, falling 960-844.

– Once again the AU women responded with a strong 1,027-973 win.

– In the winner take all best of seven, AU defeated the Sabres 4-2.

— The win moves AU to the championship round.

Up Next

Next action for the Spartan women’s bowling team comes on Sunday, March 24 on the second and final day of the 2023-2024 CCIW Tournament. AU is the last unbeaten team in the double elimination tournament. AU will take on the winner of Marian University and Carthage College for a chance to win the CCIW Tournament title and a bid into the 2023-2024 NCAA Women’s Bowling Championship.

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