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Bowling Green, Toledo women roll to victory

1/24/2014
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Bowling Green State University guard Jillian Halfhill (11) battles Eastern Michigan guard Cha Sweeney (24) for a loose ball, Thursday at the Stroh Center.

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Bowling Green State University guard Jillian Halfhill (11) battles Eastern Michigan guard Cha Sweeney (24) for a loose ball, Thursday at the Stroh Center.
Bowling Green State University guard Jillian Halfhill (11) battles Eastern Michigan guard Cha Sweeney (24) for a loose ball, Thursday at the Stroh Center.

Big night for Bowling Green, Alexis Rogers

Alexis Rogers knew a milestone was coming.

“[Coach Jennifer] Roos tried to hide it from me, but I’m sneaky,” Rogers said. “She likes to call secret meetings in her office, and she has a lot written behind her desk.

“I always hover over her desk and see what I can read.”

Rogers, who became the 26th player in school history to surpass the 1,000-point plateau, reached that mark in just three seasons after transferring from Duke. READ MORE.

 

Capotosto shoots high, helps Rockets roll to victory

The trajectory of Ana Capotosto’s shot resembles a rainbow.

In its high-arching rise to the basket, not in its beauty.

“It does look funky,” said University of Toledo teammate Inma Zanoguera.

That’s one way to describe it. Here’s another: Effective.

Any creatures nesting in the rafters at Savage Arena best beware of daggers flying off the fingers of Toledo’s sophomore launcher.

Mid-American Conference opponents should also be on alert, as Capotosto is knocking down 3-pointers at an impressive clip these days. The league’s fourth-most accurate shooter from outside made four of them Thursday — matching her career high from five days earlier — to headline a 73-61 thumping of a good Ball State team. READ MORE.