The Nebraska bowling team will take part in its ninth-straight NCAA Championships from April 12-14 in Cleveland, Ohio. The team learned of its selection on the NCAA Bowling Selection Show streamed on NCAA.com Wednesday afternoon. The Huskers have a history of strong performances at the NCAA Championships, including three national titles since 2004, the event's inception. The Huskers most recently took home the NCAA Championship in 2009.
Other teams invited to 2012 championships include Arkansas State, University of Central Missouri, Fairleigh Dickinson, Maryland Eastern Shore, Sacred Heart University, Valparaiso and Vanderbilt.
This year's championships take place at Freeway Lanes of Wickliffe in Wickliffe, Ohio, just outside of Cleveland. The event will have the following schedule:
April 12 Qualifying (9 a.m.-1 p.m.; 3:30-7:30 p.m.) April 13 Qualifying (9 a.m.-1 p.m.; 3-7 p.m.) April 14 Playoff (Noon-2:10 p.m.) April 14 Championship (8 p.m.)
Nebraska is ranked third heading into the NCAA Championships. The only teams ahead of the Huskers are Arkansas State, which the Huskers defeated in the finals of the Music City Classic in mid-March, and first-place Fairleigh Dickinson.
Courtesy: NU Media Relations