The Nebraska women’s bowling team lost to Vanderbilt on Friday in the fourth round at the NCAA championship at RollHouse Wickliffe in Wickliffe, Ohio.
Vanderbilt started the day by defeating McKendree 2-1 in an elimination match. The Commodores won the traditional match 1,035-999, lost the Baker match 1,105-953 and swept the best-of-7 match to advance.
The Commodores then took the Huskers down 1,089-1,066 in the traditional match and 1,068-1,036 in the Baker match.
Meghan Straub leads Nebraska individually with an average of 254.67. She rolled a team-high 267 against Vanderbilt in the traditional match. Allison Morris follows with an average of 207.00 after Friday's 209. Estefania Prieto had a 229 against the Commodores in the traditional match.
Nebraska will play another match against Vanderbilt on Saturday at 8 a.m. in the semifinals to determine who will advance to the finals to face Stephen F. Austin, which is 3-0.
Vanderbilt is the defending national champion. The Huskers won NCAA titles in 2004, 2005, 2009, 2013 and 2015.
The championship match is at 5:30 p.m. Saturday and will be televised by ESPNU.