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Saturday, 09 November 2013 02:15
Falcon volleyball loses
Ohio was a 25-20, 21-25, 19-25, 28-26, 15-11 winner over Bowling Green in a Mid-American Conference volleyball match at the Stroh Center.
The Falcons fell to 12-13 overall and 8-5 in the MAC.
BG’s leaders were: Danielle Tonyan, 16 kills; Jelena Sunjic, 18 kills; Lindsey Butterfield, 19 kills, three aces; Laura Avila, 48 assists, 22 digs; BGHS graduate Ashley Dunn, 31 digs (career high); Libby Dachenhaus, 10 digs; and Kaitlyn Skinner, five blocks.
Despite the loss, the Falcons clinched a spot in the eight-team MAC tournament.
Ohio is 21-4 overall and leads the MAC East Division at 11-2.

BG men’s soccer ties,
misses MAC tournament
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Bowling Green’s men’s soccer team played a 2-2 double-overtime tie Friday against West Virginia, eliminating the Falcons from contention for a spot in the Mid-American Conference tournament.
BG and WVU both were 2-2-2 in the MAC, but WVU earned the final tournament berth. The Falcons had to beat WVU to qualify for the tournament.
Ryan Comiskey scored twice for BG, while Ryan Snashall had the other goal, and Brandon Silva and Rodcliff Hall each had one assist. BG’s Michael Wiest had six saves.
BG finished the season 6-7-6 overall. West Virginia is 7-6-5.

BG women’s swimming loses
ROCHESTER, Mich. — Bowling Green’s women’s swimming team was a 150-130 loser Friday to Oakland University.
BG’s Victoria Griffin won the 200 freestyle (1:51.81) and the 100 free (51.04), and Joelle Scheps won the 100 butterfly (57.69) and 200 individual medley (2:07.37).
BG’s others winners were: Jordan Bullock, 200 butterfly (2:06.50); Brittany Szkelely, 50 freestyle (24.12); and the 400 freestyle relay team of Griffin, Szekely, Hannah Newman and Scheps, 3:29.69.

Falcons’ Amodio honored by MAC
Bowling Green’s Paige Amodio was named to the Mid-American Conference women’s soccer all-freshmen team announced Monday.
The central defender started all 17 matches for the Falcons and played a total of 1,445 minutes, second-most on the team.

BGHS girls golfers honored
Bowling Green High School’s Alisha Noon was named to the All-Northwest Ohio Girls Golf League first-team
BG’s Charlee Carroll, Andrea Cromley, and Drew Peterson were named the the second-team, and Olivia Horrigan was honorable mention.
Carroll was the rookie of the year.
BG’s Morgan Roe was the sportsmanship nominee.

Owens men win
Antoine Benford scored 18 points to lead the eighth-ranked Owens Community College’s men’s basketball team past Delta College 97-74 in the semifinals of the Express Tip-Off Classic.
Benford also added nine rebounds and two steals as he led six Express players in double-figure scoring. John Murry finished with 14 points, while Andy Bachman added 11 points, 10 rebounds, three assists, three steals and one block.
Bikramjit Gill, Tony Boykins and Martez Asberry  each had 10 points.
The Express, 3-0 overall, face Monroe College, N.Y. tonight at 8 for the tournament championship.

Owens women record victory
Paige Wright scored 17 points to lead Owens Community’s women’s basketball team to a 101-61 win over Mercyhurst North East in the Express Tip-Off Classic.
Wright  also had nine rebounds, four assists and two steals.
Eboni Adams and Hannah Griffineach added 15 points for Owens, 3-1 overall.
The Express face 10th-ranked Monroe College, N.Y. for the tournament championship.

under correction
Eastwood-Coldwater at 7 p.m.
The Coldwater at Eastwood Division V regional quarterfinal football game starts at 7 tonight.
An incorrect time was published in Friday’s Sentinel-Tribune.

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