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Written by Sentinel Sports Staff   
Monday, 05 May 2014 08:19
Bowling Green celebrates after Trista Mokienko scores the game winning run in the bottom of the 7th Saturday evening during the game against Toledo. (Photos: Shane Hughes/Sentinel-Tribune)
Falcon baseball splits
OXFORD — Bowling Green’s baseball team split the final two games of its Mid-American Conference series at Miami.
On Sunday, Andrew Lacinak pitched a five-hitter to help BG to a 5-0 win.
BG’s leading hitters were: Brian Bien, 3-for-5, run; Andrew Kubuski, 2-for-5, run; Patrick Lancaster, 4-for-5, two runs; and Brandon Howard, 2-for-4, triple, run, two RBI.
BG is 21-22 overall and 10-11 in the MAC. Miami is 22-25, 12-9.
On Saturday, the Falcons had just four hits in a 3-1 loss.

BG softball misses MAC tournament
Although it swept Toledo by scores of 7-5 Sunday and 2-1 Saturday, Bowling Green’s softball team failed to qualify for the Mid-American Conference tournament.
BG and Miami tied for last in the MAC East Division and the final tournament berth, but Miami advanced on a tiebreaker. BG finished 23-28-1 overall.
On Sunday, BG’s leading hitters were: Amanda Durham, 2-for-4, run; Katie Yoho, 2-for-4, two-run home run, two runs.
On Saturday, BG scored single runs in the sixth and seventh to erase a 1-0 deficit and post a 2-1 win.
In the seventh, Durham’s single with two out scored Trista Mokienko, who had doubled with one out.
Durham finished 2-for-4 and scored in the sixth, coming home on Chelsea Raker’s double.
BG’s Jamie Kertes pitched a six-hitter, striking out six and walking none.

Bowling Green's Aspen Searle tags out Toledo's Tasi Docktor at second base during their game Saturday afternoon.
Falcon men’s golf finishes sixth in MAC tourney
CARMEL, Ind. — Bowling Green’s men’s golf team shot an 1,194 total to finish sixth in the Mid-American Conference tournament Sunday at Prairview View Golf Club.
Kent State won the nine-team tournament with an 1,155 total.
BG’s Brett Rinker finished fifth individually with a 1-over-par 289 on rounds of 73, 69, 77 and 70.
He was named the MAC’s freshman of the year and was a second-team All-MAC selection. He also was named to the all-tournament team.

Owens men’s golf wins conference championship
PERRYSBURG — Owens Community College’s men’s golf team won the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference championship Sunday at Belmont Country Club.
Owens, ranked third nationally, shot a 308 total.
The Express’ Phillippe Weppermig was the medalist with a 71, while Harrison Long was second with a 73.
Sunday’s tournament also was the sub-Region XII tournament and Owens earned a spot in next weekend’s regional tournament.
Owens’ Brandon Hoelzer was named the OCCAC player of the year and coach Josh Williams was the coach of the year.
Hoelzer and Long also were named to the OCCAC first-team, and Kirby Manown was named to the second-team.

Owens baseball sweeps
KIRTLAND — Owens Community College’s baseball team was an 18-7 winner Saturday over Lakeland CC. The second game was rained out.
Owens, 19-24 overall, finished second in the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference with a 10-13 record.
Tiger Jaso, a Lakota graduate, was 2-for-3 and scored twice for Owens, while Tyler Byerly had three hits and Anthony Perez hit a grand slam.

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