|Sports Briefs: 8-31-13|
|Written by Sentinel Sports Staff|
|Saturday, 31 August 2013 01:03|
Falcon volleyball loses opener
Marquette defeated the Bowling Green State University volleyball team, 19-25, 27-25, 25-17, 25-23 in BG’s season-opener Friday. The game was part of the Hampton Inn Invitational which concludes today at the Stroh Center.
BG’s leaders were: Danielle Tonyan and Paige Penrod, 13 kills each; Laura Avila, 27 assists, 11 digs; Erica Fullenkamp, 16 assists; Ashley Dunn, from Bowling Green High School, 14 digs; and Kaitlyn Skinner, eight assisted blocks.
Bowling Green plays Creighton at 10 a.m. today and BYU at 7 p.m.
Three Falcons named to the All-Mid-American Conference East preseason team.
Seniors Penrod, Tonyan, and Lindsey Butterfield were BG’s selections.
All three were first-team All-MAC last season.
BG men’s soccer wins
Bowling Green men’s soccer team opened its season with a 5-0 win over Malone College Friday.
Five different players scored goals for the Falcons. Anthony Grant led BG with a goal and an assist while goalkeeper Michael Wiest made one save.
Preseason MAC cross country polls announced
CLEVELAND —The Mid-American Conference has released the 2013 MAC men’s and women’s cross country preseason polls.
The Bowling Green State University women’s team was picked to finish eighth and the men’s team was chosen ninth.
The complete women’s poll is: 1) Toledo; 2) Miami; 3) Ohio; 4) Eastern Michigan; 5) Central Michigan; 6) Buffalo; 7) Akron; 8) BOWLING GREEN; 9) Kent State; 10) Northern Illinois; 11) Western Michigan; 12) Ball State.
The complete men’s poll is: 1) Eastern Michigan; 2) Central Michigan; 3) Akron; 4) Miami; 5) Buffalo; 6) Kent State; 7) Ohio; 8) Toledo; 9) BOWLING GREEN.
NB-Fairview tickets on sale
NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore is selling tickets for Friday’s football game at Fairview.
Tickets will be on sale during school hours, starting Tuesday in the high school office Students are $3, adults $5 and all tickets will be $6 at the door.
Perrysburg athletics sponsors Pink Out
PERRYSBURG — Perrysburg High School is working with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Spielman Classic and Susan G. Komen to promote Breast Cancer Awareness.
Next week, the soccer, volleyball and football teams will be supporting breast cancer awareness. All donations collected will go to the Susan Komen fund and Stefanie Spielman fund at The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute.
During the football game, several activities planned for the evening. A pre-game social will be held in the north end zone of Steinecker Stadium. Pink T-shirts will be on sale in the athletic office, as well as at the games for $10. Donations will be accepted at the gate. The teams are asking their fans to wear pink.
There will be a special tailgate social in the end zone serving refreshments before the game and cancer survivors are encouraged to join (please contact the athletic office to get your name on the guest list).
Owens volleyball splits
The Owens Community College volleyball team split a pair of matches in the Owens Invitational Friday.
Owens beat Mott CC, 25-22, 26-28, 12-25, 29-27, 17-15. Pasco-Hernando CC beat Owens, 25-20, 25-20, 25-20.
Owens is 1-5 overall this season and plays Iowa Central CC at 1:30 and Hagerstown CC at 6:45 today.
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