|Sports Briefs: 03-27-14|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 27 March 2014 10:39|
Roos earns coaching award
ATLANTA -Bowling Green State University women's basketball coach Jennifer Roos was named the Women's Basketballl Coaching Association Region 4 coach of the year.
Roos is one of eight regional award winners, all of whom are now finalists for the Pat Summitt Trophy, which will be presented to the national coach of the year. The other finalists include Indiana's Curt Miller, a former BGSU head coach.
Location of Falcon baseball series moved
Bowling Green's Mid-American Conference baseball series with Northern Illinois has been moved to Grand Park in Westfield, Ind.
The series was moved because of unplayable conditions at BG's Steller Field.
The teams play at 6 p.m. Friday, and 1 p.m. Saturday and Saturday.
BGSU softball moved
The Bowling Green Falcon softball team's Mid-American Conference home games this weekend have been moved to Northern Illinois.
The Falcons, who were originally scheduled to host Western Michigan and NIU at Meserve Field this weekend, are now tentatively scheduled to play a single game against the Huskies on Friday beginning at 4 p.m., while Saturday's contest is scheduled to start at 2 p.m.
BG concludes the weekend with a doubleheader against Western Michigan on Sunday at 10 a.m.
Chiricosta earns MAC honor
CLEVELAND - Bowling Green State University tennis player Nikki Chiricosta is the Mid-American Conference scholar-athlete of the week.
Chiricosta picked up the award after winning at both singles and doubles, setting two school records in the process, as the Falcons opened MAC play with a 4-3 win over Western Michigan Saturday.
Chiricosta has a 3.97 cumulative grade-point average as a communications major.
Charity sled hockey game set
The Bowling Green State University hockey team is hosting its annual charity sled hockey game on April 13 at the Ice Arena.
The Falcons are playing the Toledo Walleye sled hockey team in exhibition play. The Walleye are part of the Adaptive Sports Program of Ohio.
Doors open at 12:30 p.m. with the event going from 1-3:30. The cost is $5 per person. All proceeds go to the ASPO's Walleye Sled Hockey team.
Owens softball ranked
The Owens Community College softball team is ranked No. 13 in the first National Junior College Athletic Association Division II poll of the regular season. Owens is 6-0 this season.
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