|Sports Briefs: 6-02||| Print ||
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Wednesday, 02 June 2010 09:00|
Badenhop sent to New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS- Burke Badenhop, a graduate of Perrysburg High School and Bowling Green State University, has been sent to Class AAA New Orleans by the Florida Marlins.
A right-handed pitcher Badenhop had a strong start to the season with the Marlins working in middle relief. He allowed only one run in his first five appearances, covering a span of 92/3 innings.
He finished April with an 0-2 record and a 3.65 earned run average in eight appearances covering 121/3 innings.
However, Badenhop had a rough May going 0-3 in seven games with a 10.38 ERA in 82/3 innings.
On Monday Badenhop made his first start with the Zephyrs since last April against Oklahoma City. He did not allow a hit over two innings, striking out four and walking three.
Jay Larranaga goes into college coaching
ITHACA, N.Y. - Jay Larranaga, a former standout at Bowling Green State University, has been named an assistant men's basketball coach at Cornell University.
He joins the staff of first-year head coach Bill Courtney, who was an assistant coach at BGSU and George Mason under Jim Larranga, Jay's father and former BGSU head coach.
For Jay Larranaga, it will be his first collegiate coaching stop after serving as the head coach of the Irish Senior National basketball team and a long playing career overseas. Larranaga took over the national coaching position as a player/coach in 2008 after an 11-year career playing overseas in Italy, Greece, France and Spain. As a player for the Irish team, Larranaga made more than 40 appearances and served as captain for five years. In 2002, he was named the Irish men's international player of the year.
During his career overseas, Larranaga helped teams to the Spanish National championship (2005 with FC Real Madrid Baloncesto) and the Italian National Cup (2006 with SS Basket Napoli).
An honorable mention All-Mid American Conference pick as a senior at Bowling Green Larranaga closed his four-year career 17th on the school's all-time scoring list with 1,249 points and held records for game, season and career 3-point field goals. He was a three-time Academic All-MAC pick, posting a cumulative 3.4 grade point average in business.
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