|Sports Briefs: 06-06-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 06 June 2013 08:30|
Perrysburg offers girls basketball camp
PERRYSBURG - Perrysburg High School will be offering a youth basketball camp for anyone in grades 3-9 from June 17-21.
The sixth- through ninth-grade camp is from noon-2:30 p.m. and third- through fifth-grade camp is from 2:30-5 p.m.
Eastwood CC meeting Tuesday
LUCKEY - There will be a meeting for anyone interested in running cross country at Eastwood High School in the fall on Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the high school study hall.
BGSU women's basketball hires assistant coach
Sahar Nusseibeh has been named an assistant coach for the Bowling Green State University women's basketball team.
Nusseibeh spent the last two seasons at the College of the Holy Cross. She helped the Crusaders win a total of 37 games over those two seasons, and the team advanced to the championship game of the Patriot League tournament both years. Nusseibeh was the team's post coach and also was the program's video coordinator.
"I am absolutely thrilled to be joining the women's basketball family at BGSU," said Nusseibeh. "It seems like a very special place filled with wonderful people who work hard every day, have a tremendous amount of pride in their institution, and genuinely care about the well-being of their student-athletes.''
Prior to joining the Holy Cross program, Nusseibeh spent two seasons as a graduate assistant at the University of Cincinnati. While with the Bearcats, she coordinated video, served as the team's post coach and was the academic liaison between the players, academics department and coaches.
In addition to her experiences with UC and Holy Cross, Nusseibeh served internships with both the Atlanta Dream (2007) and Washington Mystics (2009) of the WNBA. Additionally, she spent time in Colorado working with USA Basketball, helping prepare the U-19 and World University Games teams that competed in Thailand and Serbia, respectively.
A native of Uniontown, Ohio, Nusseibeh played four years at American University.
BGSU tennis earns NCAA award
INDIANAPOLIS - The Bowling Green State University tennis program has earned an NCAA Public Recognition Award, given each year to teams scoring in the top 10 percent in each sport with their Academic Progress Rates.
The Falcons earned this honor for the eighth consecutive season, which is every year since its inception. BGSU has had a perfect score of 1,000 in every year of the APR's existence.
Bowling Green is one of only 61 schools at the Division I level, including one of only two Mid-American Conference institutions, to have received public recognition awards in each of the eight years of the program.
The eight student-athletes on the 2012-13 roster maintained a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.33, with four of the eight maintaining a GPA of 3.88 or higher.
Falcon women golfers recognized
INDIANAPOLIS- The Bowling Green State University women's golf progran has been publicly recognized for its high marks academically. Teams are recognized for scoring in the top 10 percent of Division I programs for their sport in the Academic Progress Rate (APR).
It marks the fourth time that the BGSU women's folf team has been honored with public recognition in the eight-year existence of the program. The program was also honored in 2005, 2006 and 2007. This year's team has a perfect 1,000 APR score both in multiyear and single-season rate.
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