|Sports Briefs: (02-09-13)|
|Written by Sentinel Sports Staff|
|Saturday, 09 February 2013 00:02|
BG-Ohio men’s game on March 2
to be televised on STO
Bowling Green’s men’s basketball home game against Ohio on March 2 will be televised by SportsTime Ohio. Tipoff is at noon.
Falcon tennis wins
PERRYSBURG — Bowling Green State University’s tennis team downed Cleveland State, 6-1 Friday. It was the sixth straight win for the Falcons, 6-1 overall.
Six different Falcons won at both singles and doubles as the Falcons improved to 4-0 at the Perrysburg Tennis Center this year.
BG’s Katie Grubb won twice on Friday and has won 12 straight matches.
Maddy Eccleston continued her climb toward the top of BG’s career win lists. Her doubles win on Friday was the 85th of her BG tenure, moving her past Jenny Cheung (84 wins from 1995-98) into sole possession of second place on that list. She trails school record-holder Christine Chiricosta by just four wins.
Eccleston’s two wins on Friday give her a total of 151 combined career wins, the third-highest total in school history. She trails second-place Deidee Bissinger (153 wins from 1997-2000) by just two wins. Chiricosta holds that record as well, with 178 total wins during her four years at BG.
BGSU track competes
ALLENDALE, Mich. — Bowling Green State University’s track and field team is competing in the Grand Valley State University Big Meet this weekend.
BG’s 1,600 relay team of Brittany Sinclair, Felicia Jefferson, Demetra Taylor and Allison Weimer highlighted Friday efforts for the Falcons, finishing in 3:48.74.
BG’s Chiricosta earns MAC honor
CLEVELAND — Bowling Green State University’s Nikki Chiricosta, a junior tennis player, has been named the Mid-American Conference scholar-athlete of the week.
She went 4-0 for the Falcons last weekend and has a 3.96 cumulative grade-point average as a journalism major.
Falcon women’s soccer signs nine
Nine athletes have signed national letters of intent to attend Bowling Green State University for women’s soccer.
The nine are: Paige Amodio (Strongsville), Taylor Bucaro (Carol Stream, Ill./St. Francis), Sabrina Cisneros (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central), Jessica Creech (Troy, Mich./Avondale), Michelle Denley (Oakville, Ontario, Canada/St. Thomas Aquinas), Jenna DiTusa (West Chicago, Ill./St. Francis), Haley Malaczewski (Toledo/Central Catholic), Alexis Manoa (Strongsville) and Melissa Needham (Saline, Mich.).
New prep league names commissioner
The newly-formed Sandusky River League has appointed Mark King as league commissioner.
King has served as the commissioner of the Midland Athletic League since 2004.
The current schools in the league are: Tiffin Calvert; Lakota; New Riegel; Old Fort; Fremont St. Joseph; and Sandusky St. Mary.
|Last Updated on Saturday, 09 February 2013 08:32|
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