Independent student content

BG Falcon Media

Independent student content

BG Falcon Media

Independent student content

BG Falcon Media

Follow us on social
  • They Both Die at the End – General Review
    Summer break is the perfect opportunity to get back into reading. Adam Silvera’s (2017) novel, They Both Die at the End, can serve as a stepping stone into the realm of reading. The pace is fast, action-packed, and develops loveable characters. Also, Silvera switches point of view each chapter where narration mainly focuses on the protagonists, […]
  • My Favorite Book – Freshwater
    If there’s one book that I believe everyone should read once in their life, it’s my favorite book – Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi. From my course, Queer Literature under Dr. Bill Albertini, I discovered Emezi’s Freshwater (2018). Once more, my course, Creative Writing Thesis Workshop under Professor Amorak Huey, was instructed to present our favorite […]

Baseball drops three games during weekend

The Falcons were unable to pick up a victory against the Ball State Cardinals in the three-game series this weekend.

The Falcons dropped game one on Friday afternoon to the Cardinals 9-5, then lost a pair of one-run games on Saturday’s double header, 3-2 and 4-3.

In spite of Friday’s loss, the Falcons outhit the Cardinals 15 to 12 in the first game of the series. Seven Falcons had multiple hits, but it was left fielder Jake Thomas who led the charge with three hits.

Jason Link threw four and a third innings and career-high five strikeouts to keep the Falcons in the ball game, but it was not enough to earn the Falcons their first Mid American Conference victory.

On Saturday’s matinee the Falcons’ ninth inning rally fell just one run short. With two outs in the ninth inning trailing 3-0, the orange and brown mustered up a comeback. Senior Jeremy Shay doubled in Greg Baslayga and Brian Bien to make the score 3-2.

With two outs and Shay in scoring position, Losby grounded out to Ball State shortstop Elbert Devarie and the Falcons dropped the first game of the double header 3-2.

Despite the tough loss, Falcon pitcher Mike Frank went seven and two thirds innings allowing three earned runs and striking out four Cardinals. Frank’s 178 career strikeouts put him on eighth for school history.

In the last game of the series, the Falcons comeback would yet again fall short. Bowling Green scored one run in the ninth, but it was not enough as they fell 4-3 to Ball State. For the second time in the same day, the Cardinals starter threw eight plus innings.

Second baseman Logan Walker finished three for four with one RBI. Even though the Falcons outhit the Cardinals two out of three games this weekend, they found themselves on the wrong end of the scoreboard every game.

With a 6-15 record the Falcons are still looking to pick up their first MAC victory this season when they travel to the University of Toledo on Tuesday for a 3 p.m. first pitch.

Leave a Comment
Donate to BG Falcon Media
$1375
$1500
Contributed
Our Goal

Your donation will support the student journalists of Bowling Green State University. Your contribution will allow us to purchase equipment and cover our annual website hosting costs.

More to Discover
Donate to BG Falcon Media
$1375
$1500
Contributed
Our Goal

Comments (0)

All BG Falcon Media Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *