The Valpo bowling team kicked off the 2019-20 season on Friday with the first day of competition at the season-opening Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Bowling Invitational, hosted by Tulane in Harahan, La. At the close of the first day of action, Valpo sits in ninth place in the 16-team field, which includes nine of the nation’s top-25 teams.
The Valpo bowling program will be holding walk-on tryouts for the 2019-20 season on Monday, Sept. 30 at 4:30 p.m. at Inman's Bowling in Valparaiso.
The Valparaiso University bowling team has eight tournaments on its regular season schedule for the 2019-20 season, highlighted by the hosting of the Crusader Classic at Lynwood Bowl in Lynwood, Ill. in early November.
Six members of the Valparaiso University bowling team earned All-Academic recognition from the National Tenpin Coaches Association (NTCA) for the 2018-19 campaign, while Valpo also earned academic honors as a team from the NTCA. Valpo Bowling has had at least three bowlers honored each year of the program’s existence.
The Valparaiso University bowling team was well represented on the inaugural Southland Bowling League All-Academic Team, as Valpo placed a league-best six bowlers on the team, as announced by the SBL on Monday afternoon.