|Sports Briefs: 10-12-13: Powers advances|
|Written by Sentinel Sports Staff|
|Saturday, 12 October 2013 01:19|
Powers ties for 18th
VENICE, Fla. — Caroline Powers, a graduate of Bowling Green High School, has taken the next step in her quest to receive full LPGA membership.
Powers shot 71 Friday and finished 18th with a 2-under par 286 total in Stage II of the LPGA qualifying tournament.
With her 18th place finish Powers has advanced to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament.
The final qualifying tournament will be contested over 90 holes Dec, 4-8, at the 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 Symetra Tour status.
Falcon volleyball beats Buffalo
The Bowling Green State University volleyball team defeated Buffalo, 25-27, 25-16, 17-25, 25-14, 23-21.
Buffalo entered the match as the nation’s second-leading defensive team, averaging more than three blocks per set.
The Falcons countered by spreading the ball out, as three players recorded double-doubles: Erica Fullenkamp, 41 assists, 17 digs; Lindsey Butterfield, 21 kills, 14 digs; and Paige Penrod, 18 digs, 12 kills.
Other leaders for the Falcons were: Jelena Sunjic, 14 kills; Kelsey Bates, 10 kills; Ashley Dunn, from Bowling Green High School, 24 digs; Lauren Avila, 17 assists; and Kaitlyn Skinner, nine block assists.
The Falcons improved to 7-9 overall and 4-1 in Mid-American Conference play.
BGSU women’s soccer ties
The Bowling Green State University women’s soccer team earned its first point in Mid-American Conference play after a 0-0 double-overtime draw against Northern Illinois.
Lauren Cadel made 10 saves for the Falcons, 0-10-1 overall and 0-4-1 in the MAC.
MAC creates new bowl game
CLEVELAND — The Mid-American Conference has announced the creation of a bowl game in Boca Raton, Fla. for a six-year period (2014-2019).
The game, which will be owned and operated by ESPN, will be played at Florida Athletic University.
In the new bowl, the MAC will play against Conference USA in 2014 and the American Athletic Conference in 2015.
Starting in 2014, the MAC will have a minimum of five guaranteed bowl opportunities, as another new bowl announcement is expected Monday.
Express volleyball loses
The Owens Community College women’s volleyball team lost to Sinclair Community College 28-30, 25-22, 11-25, 22-25.
Leaders for Owens were: Ciarra Wirick, 24 assists, 10 kills, 10 digs; Stephanie Kipp, 16 kills; Jessica Cooper, 15 assists; and Jazmine Thomas, nine kills, three blocks.
Owens is 11-16 overall, and 5-3 in the Ohio Community College Athletic Association.
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