Bowling Green hockey skates by Lakers with 7-3 win


BOWLING GREEN -- The Bowling Green State University hockey team defeated Lake Superior State 7-3 at the BGSU Ice Arena tonight.

After the Lakers scored just 17 seconds into the third period to tie the game at 3-3, BG's Mark Cooper scored 33 seconds later to give the Falcons the lead for good. Ryan Carpenter, Bryce Williamson and Dajon Mingo then added goals -- Williamson and Mingo both got empty-netters -- to seal BG's first sweep of a Central Collegiate Hockey Association series since 2008.

The Falcons improved to 10-13-5 overall and 7-10-3-1 in the CCHA with the win, while Lake Superior is now 13-16-1 and 8-13-1-1.