Sports Briefs: 08-31-11


Stroh Center dedication set
The dedication of the Stroh Center at Bowling Green State University is Sept. 9 beginning at 2 p.m. The
event is open to the public.
BG president Dr. Mary Ellen Mazey will speak, along with Greg Christopher, BG’s athletics director, and
lead donor Kermit Stroh.
The volleyball team will play the first athletic event in the facility on that same date, hosting
Michigan State at 6.
BGSU football names game captains
Zach Akenberger, Ben Bojicic, Steven Dunlap and Chris Jones will serve as game captains for Bowling
Green’s football season opener at Idaho on Thursday. Game time is 9 p.m.
BG will not feature season captains in 2011, but will elect new captains prior to each game.
Akenberger, a graduate of Bowling Green High School, will travel with the team, but will not play. He is
still recovering from a leg injury suffered last year.
BG-Idaho on ESPN3
The Bowling Green at Idaho football game will be shown on on Thursday at 9 p.m.
Football watch party planned
Bowling Green’s athletics department is hosting a watch party for the Falcon football season opener
Thursday at Idaho.
The event will be held at the Stroh Center. Admission is free with the doors opening to the public at 8
p.m. Concessions will be available. Outside food and drink is prohibited.
Yard games will be available on the main concourse throughout the night.
Parking is free in the Stroh Center main lot and the event is open to all Falcon fans.
Attendees are asked to enter through the Falcon Plaza entrance on the southeast corner of the Stroh
BG women’s basketball adds Madonna to schedule
Bowling Green’s women’s basketball team has added Madonna to its 2011-12 schedule.
The Falcons host Madonna on Dec. 21 with game time at 7 p.m.
Owens volleyball splits
WATERFORD, Mich. – The Owens Community College volleyball team split a pair of matches Tuesday. Owens,
ranked ninth in the NJCAA Division II poll, is 6-1.
The Express lost to Oakland, 25-12, 26-28, 25-16, 25-20. Owens defeated No. 29 Muskegon, 27-25, 25-16,
Leaders in the two matches for Owens were: Brittany Egbert, 35 kills; Ellie Comes, 38 digs; and Whitney
Hoodlebrink, four blocks. Hoodlebrink is an Eastwood High School graduate.

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