UMES TO BE FEATURED ON ESPNU IN MEAC BOWLING CHAMPIONSHIP
April 3, 2013
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – The University of Maryland Eastern Shore bowling team has found its way on your television screen again, as the 2013 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Bowling Championship will air on ESPNU tonight, Wednesday, April 3 at 10:30 (EST) and Friday, April 5 at 5:30 a.m. (EST). The championship was originally played on March 24, 21013.
The showing will feature UMES, the two-time defending NCAA champions, against Hampton at the AMF Lanes in Chesapeake, Va. UMES won the event as the women claimed their sixth MEAC bowling title. Senior Anggie Ramirez (Bogota, Colombia) was named the Outstanding Tournament Performer and Head Coach Kristina Frahm was named Outstanding Coach for the first time in her career.
UMES had two women named to the All-Tournament Team in Ramirez and senior T’nia Falbo (Greenburg, Pa.).
The women currently rank third in the National Tenpins Coaches Association (NTCA) Coaches' poll and second in the Media poll, currently hold a 110-21 mark overall and concluded the season with a 27-3 record in conference play. UMES was one of eight teams selected to compete in the 2013 NCAA Bowling Championship. It is the 10th consecutive trip for the Lady Hawks, who won titles in 2008, 2011 and 2012.
The Lady Hawks will have eight more days to prepare for the NCAA Championships. The University of Detroit Mercy and the Detroit Sports Commission will host the championship, which will be held April 11-13 at Super Bowl Lanes in Canton, Michigan. The championship finals will air on ESPNU Saturday, April 13 at 8 p.m. Eastern Time. A tape delay broadcast of the championship finals will air on ESPN Sunday, April 14 from 2 - 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
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