October 10, 2019 (Somerset, N.J.) – The coaches of the Northeast Conference (NEC) have ranked the Mount St. Mary's bowling team second in the 2019-20 preseason poll. In its second year, the program was predicted to maintain its standing from the inaugural season.
Ranked 21st in the country by the National Tenpin Coaches Association (NTCA), the Mountaineers are looking to build off a 78-39 campaign in 2018-19. The squad was placed runner-up with a first place vote.
Sacred Heart was predicted to defend its conference championship with five of seven first place votes. The Pioneers rank 11th by the NTCA, as are four additional NEC teams.