Danielle Havel had 11 points and 12 rebounds in the BGSU win.
The Blade/Jetta Fraser
BOWLING GREEN -- The Bowling Green State University women's basketball team claimed a 68-57 victory over Madonna in its season-opening game at the Stroh Center today.
Four Falcons finished in double figures, led by Danielle Havel's double-double of 11 points and 12 rebounds. Allison Papenfuss scored 13 points, while Chrissy Steffen had 11 (along with nine rebounds) and Bailey Cairnduff 12 for BG.
Rachel Melcher led all scorers with 17 for Madonna, while Kaylee McGrath had 16 and Shantelle Herring 12 for the Crusaders.