Stroh Center to host Hampton Invitational Thursday, Friday

The Bowling Green State University volleyball program will return to the Stroh Center for the first time this season with the Hampton Inn Invitational.

This will be the first time since the 2019 season that BGSU has hosted the invitational and will welcome Northern Kentucky (7 tonight), Western Kentucky (11 a.m. Friday) and DePaul (5 p.m. Friday).

In 2019, BGSU went 3-0 at the invitational, beating Charlotte, Butler and Cleveland State.

Bowling Green is coming off the first regular season action at the Tennessee Classic last weekend, taking on No. 13 Purdue, Loyola Chicago and host Tennessee.

The Falcons came away from the weekend with a win over Tennessee, who received votes in the Top 25 poll, beating the Volunteers in four sets.

Now in her fifth season with the Falcons, 5-foot-10 Katelyn Meyer is within range of a couple program records.

Meyer, an Eastwood graduate, enters the weekend with 4,340 career attack attempts, ranking second in program history. Meyer needs just 142 attack attempts to break the program record.

As for kills, Meyer jumped from fifth to third all-time during the season’s first weekend, now with 1,483 kills. She needs 92 to move into second all-time.