Somerset, N.J. (December 5, 2018) – Mount St. Mary's women's bowling freshman Barbara Hawes has been named the Northeast Conference Co-Rookie of the Week, as announced by the league office on Wednesday. Hawes is the third Mountaineer to collect a weekly award this season, joining previous winners Tamera Stanton and Rebecca Dodson.
Hawes was pivotal to the Mount's perfect 6-0 showing at the team's first-ever regular season conference tournament over the weekend, helping lead the team to wins over all six Northeast Conference opponents. The freshman averaged a team-high 18.90 pins per frame at the meet, and accounted for a .839 filled frames percentage.
Hawes and the Mountaineers are 38-12 overall in their inaugural season, and sit atop the conference standings following the first of two regular season NEC tournaments.