Bowling Opens Music City Classic Friday
Friday, March 17, 2023
Bowling Opens Music City Classic Friday

The Valpo bowling team kicked off its final tournament of the regular season on Friday, picking up a pair of wins on the first day of the Vanderbilt Music City Classic in Smyrna, Tenn.

How It Happened

  • Valpo opened the tournament on a winning note, emerging with an 876-840 victory over LIU in the five-game baker format.
  • The Beacons dropped a narrow 868-857 decision to Marian in the second match of the day.
  • The third match slot brought another victory for Valpo, as the Beacons defeated Emmanuel, 974-935.
  • A pair of top-10 opponents awaited Valpo in the final two matches of the day. The Beacons fell 992-881 to #5 Stephen F. Austin and then came up just one pin short of taking down #7 North Carolina A&T, falling 871-870.
  • Valpo ended the day in 19th place in the 30-team field, accumulating 4,458 total pins over Friday’s five matches.

Next Up

Valpo (43-53) continues action from Smyrna on Saturday at 9:30 a.m., as the team competes in a quintet of traditional team matches.