Nebraska wins Music City Classic
Mickelson averages 223 to snag Most Outstanding Player honor
SMYRNA, Tenn. -- Nebraska won its final regular-season competition, the Music City Classic, on Sunday.
The Huskers defeated Arkansas State, 4-3, in the baker format finals.
The Huskers entered Sunday's final round as the three-seed and was paired with top-ranked and fourth-seeded Fairleigh Dickinson in the first match of the day. The Huskers were able to find a way to take care of business against FDU, winning the match 4-2. Nebraska then swept the No. 2 seed Central Missouri, 4-0. The Huskers then faced off with tournament leader Arkansas State in the bracketed finals. The match went seven games, with Nebraska getting the win 4-3.
Kristi Mickelson earned the top individual finish and the event's MOP award during Saturday's competition. Mickelson shot games of 185, 188, 258, 235, 238 and 234 for a 223 average and 1,338 total pinfall through the event's six traditional games.
Liz Kuhlkin finished 12th individually for the Huskers, rolling her way to a 1,181 total pinfall through six games for a 196.8 average.
Nebraska went 6-0 in team games Saturday afternoon and 13-2 overall to set up Sunday's run to the title.