|Sports Briefs: 10-11-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Friday, 11 October 2013 10:00|
Powers tied for 24th
VENICE, Fla. - Caroline Powers, a Bowling Green High School graduate, is tied for 24th entering the final round of the Stage II LPGA qualifying tournament. The event is being played at the Plantation Golf and Country Club.
The top 80 and ties after today's final round will advance to the LPGA final qualifying tournament, Dec. 4-8 at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Top finishers in the final stage will earn 2014 LPGA membership (total number of cards TBD) and all others who make the cut will receive status on the Symetra Tour.
Powers is at 215, 1-under-par, on rounds of 74-70-71. There are 195 players in field.
Amy Anderson is the leader with a 12-under 204.
Powers turned professional after finishing her college career and graduating from Michigan State University this spring.
NLL cross country meet moved to Secor Park
Saturday's Northern Lakes League cross country meet has been moved to Secor Park because of wet grounds at Anthony Wayne High School.
The girls varsity race is at 11:20 a.m., followed by the boys varsity race at noon.
BG's Chiricosta and Reuland advance in tournament
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Bowling Green State University's Nikki Chiricosta and Emily Reuland are one victory away from advancing to the main draw at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships.
After a first-round bye, Chiricosta was a 7-6(2), 6-3 winner over Michigan's Annie Wierda.
Reuland beat Kadi Ilves of Illinois State, 6-2, 6-2 and then Wright State's Linsey Verstrepen, 6-1, 6-0.
BG sophomore Katie Brozovich lost her opening-round match, 6-0, 5-7, 6-0 to Louise Kwong from Illinois. She went on to beat Wright State's Elaine Cloem, 6-1, 6-2 in the consolation round.
The tournament continues this morning at 9 with the round of 16 in the qualifying singles draw. The first round of the doubles is at 2 p.m.
Chiricosta and Reuland will each play a singles match and then pair up for the doubles portion of the tournament.
Owens' Urbanski, Wicher earn OCCAC honors
Owens Community College's Lisa Urbanski, a defensive specialist on the volleyball team, was named Ohio Community College Athletic Conference player of the week.
Urbanski recorded 146 digs in five matches last week, including 27 against Sinclair Community College.
Ryan Wicher, a freshman goalie on the men's soccer team, was named OCCAC defensive player of the week.
In his lone start last week he made eight saves, helping Owens to a 4-0 win over Mercyhurst North East Community College.
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