Bowling Heads to Columbia 300 Music City Classic for Final Tune-Up

The seventh-ranked Youngstown state bowling group will have its final track-up for the convention match this weekend as it competes on the sixteenth Annual Columbia three hundred tune metropolis classic. Vanderbilt will host the 29-team event at the Smyrna Bowling middle in Smyrna, Tenn. All 13 of Youngstown state’s fits can be streamed stay on the YSUsports YouTube channel, pending a sturdy wi-fi signal.

Match layout
The Columbia 300 track city traditional will observe the conventional shape of a 3-day event. The 7th-ranked Penguins will bowl in 5 sets of five-game, head-to-head Baker matches on Friday starting at 10:40 a.m and 5 conventional head-to-head fits will observe on Saturday starting at 10:30 a.m. the entire pinfall from the first days of qualifying will decide seeds for bracket play on Sunday, and teams will start competing at 9:30 a.m. in 3 quality-of-seven Baker matches to decide the very last standings.

Previewing the sector
This can be the most important subject that Youngstown state will compete in during the 2019-20 season as the Penguins will be amongst 29 teams on the Smyrna Bowling middle. The institution includes 10 of the top 11 groups in March’s national Tenpin Coaches association pinnacle 25 ballot and a complete of 19 ranked squads. All 8 groups from the Southland Bowling League will be in the field with the conference event looming in weeks.

Participating teams: Adelphi, Arkansas nation, Aurora, vital Missouri, Drury, Elmhurst, Kentucky Wesleyan, Lewis, Lincoln Memorial, LIU, Louisiana Tech, Maryville, McKendree, Nebraska, North Carolina A&T, North vital, Sacred heart, Sam Houston, Spalding, Stephen F. Austin, Tulane, Tusculum, UAB, Maryland-japanese Shore, Wisconsin-Whitewater, upper Iowa, Valparaiso, Vanderbilt, Youngstown kingdom.

Schedule
Youngstown state is aware of who it’s going to bowl towards on Friday and Saturday during qualifying, however the order and lane assignments won’t be decided till Friday morning. YSU could be in Pool D along side No. 18 Adelphi, North significant, No. 24 Lincoln Memorial and No. 4 Vanderbilt.

Match history
Youngstown state is bowling on the Columbia 300 tune town classic for the fourth instantly year, and the Penguins have stepped forward their group end every in their first 3 years at the event. YSU placed twentieth of 35 in 2017, 19th of 32 in 2018 and eleventh of 29 last year. Rachel Darrow brought a memorable performance as a freshman in 2017 when she bowled a 1,064 to vicinity 1/3 common at the event. That total become a faculty file for almost 20 months till Darrow broke her own mark in November 2018, and it nevertheless ranks as the seventh-first-class person match pinfall in software history.

Recapping the Big Red Invitational
Youngstown State is coming off arguably its best match in program history ultimate weekend at the large red Invitational. The Penguins posted a nine-4 head-to-head report and picked up 4 victories over groups ranked within the pinnacle 12 of February’s NTCA ballot . YSU certified 2nd by posting pinfalls above 5,100 on every of the first days, and it completed as the runner-up on the match after pushing No. 3 Nebraska to seven games inside the championship healthy.