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Vanderbilt University made a comeback to win a second straight NCAA National Women’s Bowling Title on April 15, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana, according to ncaa.com
Mckendree University took a 3-2 lead over Vanderbilt. This forced Vanderbilt to force a comeback. Game 6, Vanderbilt won thanks to a clutch 10th frame from Maria Bulanova. In game 7 Vanderbilt drilled four straight strikes to build a lead that was never relinquished, stated espn.com.
This NCAA championship is the second in Vanderbilt bowling history and second for head coach John Williamson. The title is the fourth national championship in Vanderbilt athletics history, says vanderbiltuniversity.com.
After the match, Bulanova stated to the press “The only words I have are WE ARE NATIONAL CHAMPIONS.”