|Sports Briefs: 3-23-13|
|Written by Sentinel Sports Staff|
|Saturday, 23 March 2013 00:37|
BG tennis beats Toledo
as part of record-setting day
PERRYSBURG — Maddy Eccleston became the winningest doubles player in Bowling Green history Friday as the Falcons won their school-record 12th straight match, a 6-1 win over Toledo at the Perrysburg Tennis Center.
Eccleston and Katie Grubb were 8-1 winners over Katelyn Nguyen and Pia Rygh, giving Eccleston her 90th doubles victory. Eccleston and Christine Chiricosta combined for 44 wins during their two years as BG teammates.
BG is 12-1 overall after winning the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams. Toledo is 6-8.
Also Friday, BG’s Nikki Chiricosta was named the MAC player of the week. The junior was 4-0 in her matches during wins over Butler and Illinois-Chicago.
Falcon softball sweeps
DAYTON — Bowling Green’s softball team improved to 12-7 overall with a 2-0, 2-1 non-conference sweep Friday of Wright State (3-16).
In the first game, BG’s Paris Imholz and Jamie Kertes pitched a three-hitter with six strikeouts, and Paige Berger was 2-for-3 with two runs scored.
In the second game, BG’s Marissa Shook homered in the seventh inning to break a 1-1 tie, and Kertes and Imholz combined on a three-hitter.
BG baseball beaten
Western Michigan rallied from a 3-0 deficit Friday to post a 13-6 win Friday over Bowling Green in a Mid-American Conference baseball game at Steller Field.
Patrick Lancaster had three hits for BG, while T.J. Losby, Jeremy Shay and Andrew Kubuski each had two. One of Shay’s hits was a home run.
BG is 4-13 overall and 0-1 in the MAC. Western is 5-15, 1-0.
The teams will play a doubleheader today at noon. Sunday’s game was moved to today because of the threat of inclement weather.
Falcons’ Carrillo finishes 36th
INDIANAPOLIS — Bowling Green’s Daniela Carrillo finished 36th in the 100-yard breast stroke preliminaries at the NCAA Championships Friday.
The top 16 times in the field of 48 advanced to the finals. Carrillo competes in the 200 breast stroke today.
honored by MAC
CLEVELAND – Bowling Green’s Megan Harrington and Jamilah Ali were second-team selections on the All-Mid-American Conference gymnastics team announced Friday.
Harrington is BG’s top all-arounder this season, ranking fifth in in the MAC all-around and seventh on the team. Ali is fourth in the MAC in the vault with a regional qualifying score.
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