HAMILTON, NJ— The Sacred Heart women's bowling team defeated Fairleigh Dickinson University to advance to the final round of the NEC Championship.
FDU took the first match, defeating SHU by only a three point margin, 954-951, in the traditional team game. Sacred Heart came back to win the quint baker bout 926-869. The Pioneer's comeback win forced a Best-of-7 Baker tiebreaker. SHU earned a 4-3 win over FDU in the tiebreaker.
The Pioneers advance to Match 7 on Sunday, March 24th where they will face Mount St. Mary's for the NEC Championship title. The Pioneers previously defeated the Mountaineers in Match 2 of the NEC Tournament.
Match 4(Saturday) *Double Elimination
Team Traditional Round
Fairleigh Dickinson- 954 SHU-951
Bamford led the team with a 204.
Quint Baker Round
SHU-926 Fairleigh Dickinson-829
SHU-204 Fairleigh Dickinson-167
SHU-191 Fairleigh Dickinson-146
Fairleigh Dickinson- 159 SHU-149
Fairleigh Dickinson-213 SHU-172
Fairleigh Dickinson-184 SHU-210
Best of 7 Baker
SHU-194 Fairleigh Dickinson-178
Fairleigh Dickinson- 197 SHU-135
Fairleigh Dickinson- 200 SHU- 194
SHU- 200 Fairleigh Dickinson- 171
SHU-203 Fairleigh Dickinson- 195
Fairleigh Dickinson- 191 SHU-168
SHU-225 Fairleigh Dickinson- 210