WASHINGTON, D.C. — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore bowling team captured its final Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference North Division meet Sunday, going 3-1 with the only loss in competition coming to Howard University.
The Hawks are currently 65-36 overall and 18-6 in MEAC play. The Hawks defeated Morgan State 947-803, Delaware State 937-887 and Coppin State 942-657 before closely losing to Howard 901-896.
Eastern Shore completed the event with a 6-2 record overall. The Shore finished with a two-day total of 7,318 and an average of 183.0. Delaware State had a 6-2 record as well, but averaged 182.3, while Howard was 6-2, but averaged 170.5.
Cayla Hicks (Salem, Va.) finished fourth individually for the Hawks, averaging 182.0 in four traditional games on Saturday.
UMES bowling will next compete in Smyrna, Tenn. at the USBC ITC sectionals from March 10-11. For more UMES athletics, visit www.easternshorehawks.com.