Sectional assignments determined for 2019 Intercollegiate Team Championships Aaron Smith February 20, 2019 Watch the Sectional Assignment Show ARLINGTON, Texas - The sectional assignments for the 2019 Intercollegiate Team Championships, based on results during the 2018-2019 United States Bowling Congress Collegiate season, were announced Wednesday.The sectional qualifiers will take place March 9-10 at four sites - 30 Strikes in Stratford, New Jersey; Smyrna Bowling Center in Smyrna, Tennessee; Stardust Bowl in Addison, Illinois; and USA Bowl in Dallas.The top four men's and top four women's teams from each sectional will advance to the ITC, which will be held April 17-20 at Poelking Lanes South in Dayton, Ohio.Robert Morris-Illinois is the top-ranked team in the men's field and will head to the Addison sectional. The Eagles finished second at the ITC in 2018 and are fresh off a victory at the 50th Annual Columbia 300 Hoosier Classic. McKendree, the defending ITC men's champion, will go to the Dallas sectional.Lindenwood finished the regular season in the top spot in the women's field and also will travel to the Addison sectional. The Lions are the defending ITC champion and will look to become the first team to successfully defend a title in the women's division since West Texas State (now West Texas A&M) won back-to-back titles in 1987 and 1988.The complete men's and women's Intercollegiate Team Championships Sectional Qualifier field (teams listed in alphabetical order):MENStratford SectionalBowling Green State, Campbellsville, Corning CC, Davenport, Erie CC, Georgian, Hudson Valley CC, Huntington, Lincoln Memorial, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Notre Dame-Ohio, Penn State, Penn State-Berks, Pikeville, Robert Morris-Pennsylvania, Rochester Institute of Technology, St. John's, Stony Brook, Webber International, William Paterson, Wright StateSmyrna SectionalEmmanuel, Florida State, Indiana Institute of Technology, Life, Lindsey Wilson, Madonna, Martin Methodist, Morehead State, Mount Mercy, Ohio State, Purdue, Rio Grande, Savannah College of Art and Design-Savannah, South Florida, St. Ambrose, Toledo, University of the Cumberlands, Urbana, Wisconsin-WhitewaterAddison SectionalCalumet, Concordia, Grand View, Highland CC, Judson, Lawrence Technological, Lindenwood, Minnesota State-Mankato, Missouri Baptist, Northwestern Ohio, Olivet, Robert Morris-Illinois, Saint Xavier, Siena Heights, St. Francis-Illinois, Vincennes, Waldorf, Wisconsin-LaCrosse, Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin-MilwaukeeDallas SectionalArizona State, Baker, California State-Fresno, Central Missouri, Grand Canyon, Iowa Central CC, Kansas Wesleyan, Louisiana State, McKendree, Midland, Morningside, Nebraska, Nevada-Las Vegas, Newman, Oklahoma Christian, Ottawa, San Jose State, West Texas A&M, Wichita State, William PennWOMENStratford SectionalBowling Green State, Campbellsville, Corning CC, Delaware State, Huntington, Kutztown, Lourdes, Maryland Eastern Shore, Molloy, Mount Aloysius, Notre Dame-Ohio, Pikeville, Schenectady CCC, Webber International, Wright StateSmyrna SectionalAdrian, Emmanuel, Florida State, Indiana Institute of Technology, Kentucky Wesleyan, Lindsey Wilson, Martin Methodist, Morehead State, Mount Mercy, Northern Kentucky, Sacred Heart, Savannah College of Art and Design-Savannah, St. Ambrose, Stephen F. Austin, Union, University of the Cumberlands, UrbanaAddison SectionalAlma, Aquinas, Calumet, Concordia, Duquesne, Grand View, Highland CC, Judson, Lawrence Technological, Lindenwood, Mount St. Mary's, Robert Morris-Illinois, Saint Xavier, Siena Heights, St. Francis-Illinois, Viterbo, Waldorf, Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wisconsin-WhitewaterDallas SectionalAlabama-Birmingham, Baker, Iowa Central CC, Kansas Wesleyan, McKendree, Midland, Morningside, Newman, Oklahoma Christian, Ottawa, West Texas A&M, Wichita State, William PennSectional assignments are based on Team Ranking System (TRS) points earned throughout the season. USBC Collegiate attempts to place no more than two of the top eight schools and no more than four of the top 16 schools in a sectional based on the final TRS totals. Sectional qualifier fields take geographic distance, economics and field size into consideration.The sectional format consists of 32 Baker games each day for a total of 64 Baker games. Total pinfall for the 64 games will determine which teams advance to the ITC.The four hosting centers also will conduct qualifying sessions for the Intercollegiate Singles Championships on March 8. Student-athletes at each of the four sectional events will bowl six games with 24 men and 24 women - the top four men and top four women at each sectional plus eight additional individuals based on field size - advancing to the national singles tournament on April 16-17 (qualifying and match play) and April 20 (semifinals and finals) at Poelking Lanes South.Registration for the ISC will open Friday, Feb. 22 at 10 a.m. Eastern and close March 5 at 6 p.m. Eastern. Student-athletes can register at BOWL.com/ISC.Each sectional will be broadcast live at BowlTV.com.