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Bowling Falls in Dual Match at Mercyhurst to Open 2021

Bowling Falls in Dual Match at Mercyhurst to Open 2021

The D'Youville bowling team kicked off their second official campaign Sunday, dropping an away dual match at Mercyhurst. The Lakers swept the Saints 7-0, capturing all three traditional matches and sweeping the best-of-seven Baker series, claiming all four games from Rolling Meadow Lanes in Erie, Pa.

Senior Ashley Len paced the Saints in the three traditional matches, rolling a combined score of 496. Three other Saints posted combined scores of at least 400, including junior Emily Williams (469), freshman Emmalie Rome (449), and senior Rebecca Hennessy (412).  

D'Youville was edged out in the first game of the best-of-seven Baker Series, 184-180. The Lakers took control of the series in the second (155-127) and third (239-157) gamesbefore the Saints dropped another nail-biter in the fourth and final game, 138-134. 

Notables: Sunday's match marked the first-ever home match for the Lakers.

Up Next: The Saints will return to action this Thursday, Feb. 18, with another dual match, squaring off with Medaille at Classic Lanes. Thursday's match is set to begin at 6:30 p.m.