Big Comeback Helps Vandy Cap Off Perfect Weekend

Vanderbilt capped off an incredible weekend at the 2020 Stormin’ Blue & White Vegas Classic by completing a stunning comeback in the championship match Sunday afternoon.

The Commodores overcame a 3-0 deficit in the title match to take down Nebraska, 4-3, in the best-of-seven championship match in the NCAA Women’s Bowling regular season event at South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas.

Vanderbilt, which didn’t lose a match the entire weekend in posting an 11-0 record, overcame a tough start against the Huskers to end the weekend perfect and take home the trophy.

RESULTS: Stormin’ Blue & White Vegas Classic Bracket

Nebraska got out of the gates quick with wins of 211-189, 190-184 and 195-169. Up by 33 pins with three frames to go in the fourth game, the Huskers were unable to finish things off.

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Vanderbilt rattled off five consecutive strikes to close out Game 4, while Nebraska’s anchor bowler left a 5-7 split in the 10th frame to allow the big comeback to begin. Vanderbilt won the fourth game 201-190 and then rolled to the title with wins of 214-192, 243-190 and 226-202.

In the opening match of the bracket, Vanderbilt, which entered the day as the No. 2 seed in the bracket, took down top seed McKendree, 4-1, to advance into the championship match.

Nebraska won its opening match of the day 4-1 over Tulane and then defeated McKendree, 4-3, in the semifinal to bowl for the title.

To watch every match from every team over the weekend, click here.

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