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CHESAPEAKE, Va. – The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) defeated Hampton University, 4-0, en route to their sixth Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Bowling Championship title on Sunday afternoon at AMF Lanes in Chesapeake, Va.MEAC Bowling

The two-time defending NCAA champion Lady Hawks dominated the match 248-203, 189-141, 234-170 and 190-145 to win in Baker play.

No.7 Hampton battled No. 3 Florida AM during the morning’s semifinal match.  The Lady Pirates and Lady Rattlers were tied at one game apiece before Hampton won the next three games to earn their place in the championship final.

UMES senior Anggie Ramirez earned Outstanding Tournament Performer honors. Ramirez led her team to the top seed with a 211 average during team games on Friday.

Head Coach Kristina Frahm of Maryland Eastern Shore was named Outstanding Coach for the first time in her career.

Joining Ramirez on the All-Tournament Team is teammate T’Nia Falbo. North Carolina A&T’s Emily Strombeck, Katherine Jones of Florida A&M and Hampton’s Rebecca Glazier complete the team.

The MEAC Bowling championship finale will air in a tape-delayed format on Monday, April 1 at 10:30 p.m. on ESPNU.

If UMES earns another at-large bid to the NCAA Championships, The Lady Hawks will travel to the championships for the 10th straight year, this time in Canton, Mich.  The week after that UMES has already earned a berth in the USBC Collegiate Championship in Lincoln, Neb.

2013 MEAC All-Tournament Team
T’Nia Falbo, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Anggie Ramirez, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Emily Strombeck, North Carolina A&T State University
Katherine Jones, Florida A&M University
Rebecca Glazier, Hampton University

Outstanding Performer: Anggie Ramirez, University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Outstanding Coach: Kristina Frahm, University of Maryland Eastern Shore


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