Chesapeake, Va. (Mar. 24, 2019) --- The Delaware State bowling team fell short in its bid for the 2019 MEAC Tournament Championship. The third-seeded Hornets fell to No. 1 seed Maryland-Eastern Shore 2-0 in the tournament semifinals today. The Hawks advanced to the tournament final to face defending champion North Carolina A&T.
In the Delaware State contest, Maryland Eastern Shore opened with a 914-894 win in the traditional team game. Freshman Chloe Skurzynski led the way with a 222 for the Hawks, her first game over 200 for the tournament. Alexis Neuer led Delaware State with a 202.
The Hawks held the early advantage in the Baker pinfall format, but Delaware State rolled a 213 in the fourth game to take the lead. Maryland Eastern Shore rebounded, though, turning in a 209 in the final game to take the second game 921-881.
Neuer was named to the All-Tournament Team after topping all players with a total pinfall of 1013 for a five-game average of 202.6.
The Hornets posted a 3-2 record in the tournament, with both losses to Maryland-Eastern Shore.