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Huskers Secure Third Place Seed For Final Day in Vegas

Bowling  NU Athletic Communications

Las Vegas, Nev. – After two days of qualifying, the Nebraska bowling team will have a third place seed going into the final championship bracket at the Stormin’ Blue & Gold Vegas Classic with a total pinfall of 10,309.

The Big Red started the day off with a loss to No. 1 McKendree (952-1,104). NU then bounced back with wins against No. 9 Louisiana Tech (1,159-1,017) and Daemen (1,105-907). The Huskers fell to No. 11 Maryville in a close matchup (1,006-1,015) before finishing the day with a win against No. 10 Maryland Eastern Shore (1,012-972).

Two Huskers finished in the top 10 individual standings after today’s five traditional matches. Senior Crystal Elliott bowled the overall highest total pinfall of 1,209. Anna Callan also bowled at a high level finishing the day with a total pinfall of 1,096, good for seventh place.

The Huskers will resume play tomorrow at 8:00 a.m. (PST) in a three round best-of-seven baker style championship bracket.

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 BOWL.com (subscription to bowltv required).

Stormin’ Blue & White Vegas Classic Day One Standings: 

No. 1 McKendree: 11,023
No. 3 Vanderbilt: 10,400
No. 4 Nebraska: 10,309 
No. 10 Maryland Eastern Shore: 10,186
No. 11 Maryville: 10,169
No. 9 Louisiana Tech: 10,156
No. 16 Newman: 9,807
No. 5 Stephen F. Austin: 9,766
No. 17 Tulane: 9,652
No. 15 Mount St. Mary’s: 9,313
Daemen: 8,945
Prairie View A&M: 8,746
Texas Southern: 8,714
Spalding: 7,194

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