Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Bowling Invitational
October 20 - October 21
The Allstate Sugar Bowl added another sport to its sponsorship portfolio in the fall of 2013 when it added the title sponsorship of the Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Bowling Invitational. The eighth annual edition of the Tulane-hosted event (the seventh sponsored by the Sugar Bowl) is scheduled for October 18-20, 2019, at Colonial Lanes in Harahan, La.
Louisiana Tech rolled to its first championship in the 2018 Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Bowling Invitational. The event featured 14 women’s collegiate bowling teams, including six nationally-ranked programs.
In addition to the 10th-ranked Green Wave, the tournament included No. 4 Sam Houston State (the tournament’s defending champion), No. 6 Stephen F. Austin, No. 11 North Carolina A&T, No. 17 Louisiana Tech and No. 25 Texas Southern.
The Bulldogs won the tournament by beating Stephen F. Austin 4.0-3.5 in the championship game. North Carolina A&T rounded out the top-three with a win over reigning champs Sam Houston State. Sam Houston State is a three-time champion in the event. Stephen F. Austin won the inaugural invitational in 2013 while the host Green Wave was the 2016 champion.