|Sports Briefs: 05-10-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Friday, 10 May 2013 09:03|
Falcon softball eliminated from MAC tournament
AKRON -¬† Bowling Green's softball team was eliminated from the Mid-American Conference tournament Thursday with a 7-4 loss to Toledo at Firestone Stadium.
The Falcons, seeded seventh for the tournament, finished 27-24 overall. Eighth-seeded Toledo improved to 17-35.
Hannah Fulk and Paige Berger both were 2-for-4 for BG. Berger also had a run batted in and Fulk hit a triple. Fulk and Berger both scored.
Katie Yoho and Erika Stratton added solo home runs for BG.
Toledo took a 2-0 lead in the second inning and never allowed BG to tie the game.
Pleger wins hammer throw at MAC track meet
AKRON - Bowling Green's Brooke Pleger won the hammer throw Thursday on the first day of the Mid-American Conference track and field championships.
The redshirt sophomore had with a meet-record throw of 216-3.
Pleger entered the met ranked fifth in the country in her event ¬†
She became BG's first MAC champion in any event at the outdoor championships since Kerri McClung won the shot put in 2005.
Express softball wins three games
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. -¬† Katilyn Turski pitched all 19 innings Thursday as the No. 17 Owens Express softball team defeated¬† Muskegon Community College, Lansing Community College and No. 16 Grand Rapids Community College in the NJCAA Region XII tournament.
The Express (24-16) advanced to the championship against Kalamazoo Valley Community College at 10 a.m. today. They need to win twice to capture the title.
Owens defeated Muskegon 7-2 in the first game, Lansing 8-0 (5 innings), and Grand Rapids 1-0.
Perrysburg High School graduate Tyniesha Wilson was 8-for-10 on the day with four runs and two runs batted in.
Owens baseball loses twice
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. - Owens Community College's baseball season ended Thursday with two losses in the¬† NJCAA Region XII tournament.
The Express were 3-0 losers to Delta CC and 9-1 losers to Muskegon CC. Owens finished the season 15-29.
|Last Updated on Friday, 10 May 2013 21:13|
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