Monday, April 12, 2010
The 2009-2010 Lady Hornets bowling had a great year and picking up where they left off from last season. With their new coach Ricki Williams-Ellison and the a great roster, the lady hornets finished their season with a record of 98-36.
Delaware State were bowling for strikes, spares, 7/10 splits, and no gutter balls to become MEAC regular season champions.
Delaware State were playing tough opponents such as University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Arkansas State, New Jersey City, Kutztown, and other top bowling teams in the nation.
In the MEAC Tournament, the lady hornets were the number one seed but it wasn't easy to say the least especially in the championship round versus UMES. UMES forces Delaware State to a winner take sudden death elimination game. The Lady Hornets prevail and went on to become the two time MEAC tournament champions.
In the NCAA Tournament, the lady hornets wanted to get to the NCAA Championship and become National Champions. However, it was short stay as the lady hornets as they lost in a double elimination game against number three seed Vanderbilt and number two seed Arkansas State.
The Lady Hornets proved to the MEAC Conference that even though with a new coach and new squad they are here to compete winning bowling games and Baker matches. Come next year the lady hornets bowling team will be stronger than ever.