CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Saint Augustine’s University tied for fifth in the CIAA Women’s Bowling Championship at AMF Western Branch Lanes on Sunday, March 22, 2015.
The Lady Falcons, seeded fifth, defeated No. 7 seed Johnson C. Smith University 4-2 in the elimination bracket, but lost to No. 2 seed Virginia State University 4-1 in the next match.
The loss ended the remarkable career of senior Nicole Sciortino. The Raleigh, N.C., native was an All-CIAA selection each of her four years with the Lady Falcons including the 2012 season when she was named the CIAA Bowler of the Year and the CIAA Rookie of the Year as a freshman. As a senior, she ranked third in the CIAA with a 181.44 bowling average this season.
Sciortino was selected to the All-CIAA Tournament team after the CIAA Bowling Championship concluded Sunday. This was fourth consecutive All-CIAA Tourney selection for Sciortino, who ranked third among CIAA bowlers at the Championships with a 177.40 average.
The Lady Falcons return a solid nucleus from a squad which finished second in the Southern Division this season. The returnees are Hunter Cannon (Jr./Rocky Mount, NC), ShaKayla Glenn (So./Winston-Salem, NC), T’Keya McKay (So./Groton, CT), Imani Robinson (So./Burlington, NJ) and Tiysha Smith (Fr./Parkton, NC).
— Sports Information Office