|Sports Briefs: 03-07-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 07 March 2013 09:43|
$1 tickets for BGSU women's game vs. Kent State Saturday
Tickets are $1 for the Bowling Green State University women's basketball game against Kent State in the first round of the Mid-American Conference tournament Saturday at the Stroh Center. Tipoff is at 1 p.m.
Season-ticket holders can claim their seats for Saturday's game for $1, and all other tickets are $1 as well.
BGSU students will be admitted free with a valid student ID, and Anderson Club season-ticket holders also will be admitted to the game for free. Additional Anderson Club tickets will be $5 apiece.
Due to the short turnaround, tickets will not be mailed.
All tickets can be picked up at the Stroh Center Ticket Office during business hours today and Friday or on game day.
BGSU's Carrillo invited to NCAA swimming meet
After breaking school records in the 100- and 200-yard breaststroke at the Mid-American Conference championships, Bowling Green State University freshman Daniela Carrillo has earned an invitation to compete at the 2013 NCAA Swimming and Diving championships, March 21-23, in Indianapolis.
Carrillo is the first BGSU swimmer to advance to NCAA Championships since Cheryl Patteson competed in 1996. Carrillo will swim the 100- and 200-yard breast stroke, after notching second-place finishes in both events at the MAC championships.
Falcon women golfers win
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Ariz. - The Bowling Green State University women's golf team defeated Ohio 7-5 to retain the Spring Challenge Cup.
Leading 31‚Ñ2-21‚Ñ2 heading into the final day of action, the Falcons won three individual matches, while another match finished all square.
Picking up wins on Wednesday afternoon were Amy Ruthenberg, Hannah Lewis, and Patricia Holt while Lily Bartell's matched finished all square
Overall, Ruthenberg was 3-0 to lead the Falcons, while Bartell (2-0-1) and Holt (2-1-0) also had winning records.
BGSU softball splits
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -Bowling Green State University's softball team split a doubleheader with Western Kentucky Wednesday, losing 3-1 and winning 8-6. The Falcons are 5-4 overall.
In the opener, BG had only two hits, including an RBI single from Andrea Arney.
In the second game, the Falcons scored five times in the second inning and then broke a 6-6 tie with two runs in the sixth to secure the win. Paris Imholz pitched 22‚Ñ3 innings of scoreless relief to get the win.
Erika Stratton hit a three-run home run and Chloe Giordano hit a solo home run for the Falcons. Stratton added a double and Giordano hit an RBI single as the Falcons had nine hits in the game.
Falcon baseball loses
FORT MYERS, Fla. -Trevor Blaylock allowed just one earned run over 52‚Ñ3 innings to Florida Gulf Coast on Wednesday night, but it wasn't enough as the Bowling Green State University baseball team Dropped a 7-0 decision.
Blaylock, a sophomore right-hander struck out six while allowing four hits.
However, the Falcons made four errors in the game leading to five unearned runs.
BG, 2-7, had four hits and two walks in the game.
Owens softball wins twice
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -Tyniesha Wilson's huge day helped the Owens Community College softball team pick up two wins Wednesday.
Owens beat CCBC-Cantonsville, 12-8 and Delta College, 9-8 to even its record at 4-4.
Wilson, from Perrysburg High School, was 7-for-7 in the two games with a home run, triple, four runs scored and three RBI.
In the win over CCBC-Cantonsville, Wilson and Molly Gast each hit home runs as Owens pounded out 15 hits.
Wilson was 4-for-4 in the game with a two-run home run. Owens' other leading hitters were: Olivia Reeder, 2-for-4, three RBI; Gast, 2-for-5, three RBI; Emiy Rockman, 2-for-5, RBI and Melanie Iacoangeli, 2-fof-4.
In the win over Delta, Wilson was 3-for-3 with a triple and an RBI, Reeder was 4-for-4 with an RBI and Rockman was 2-of-4 with a double and two RBI.
March Madness Shootout planned
The Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is holding The March Madness Shootout contest on March 18 at the Bowling Green Community Center.
Registration is free and all registration is held on-site, the day of the contest.
Participants may stop in anytime from 5-8 p.m. to shoot 3-pointers and free throws. T-shirts will be awarded to the top shooters in each age division. Participants must be 3 or older as of March 18. The age divisions are: 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-18, 19-35 and 36 & up. Smaller hoops will be available for younger ages.
For more information, call 419-354-6223 or visit www.bgohio.org/departments/parks-and-recreation.
NORTH FORT MYERS, FLA. - Avery Alexander, formerly of Luckey, recently recorded a hole-in-one at the Lake Fairways Country Club.
It was the second career hole-in-one for Alexander, who recently turned 90-years-old.
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