Team Spotlight: Bowling Green State University

by Josh Huger (MrUtopia)

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Created January 14th, 2011 01:39:46 PM

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Bowling Green State University Women’s Swimming

 

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Division I

Mid-American Conference

Head Coach: Petra Martin

Contact: mpetra@bgsu.edu, cell:419-575-8436, fax: 419-372-8454

Team: Women only, size  20-30

Workouts: 9 workouts/week (9 workouts in the water, 3 of those are long course meters (the whole season), 3 weight lifting sessions a week, 3 dryland sessions/week, 2 running sessions a week). Offer training year round with summer and late spring being all long course meters

Training groups: Sprint, Mid-Distance and Distance

Average team GPA: 3.32 (95% graduation rate for the student-athlete body, also our SAs have higher average GPA and graduation rate than the regular student body)

Study table: Required for all Freshmen until they establish academic record at BGSU. After 1st semester of freshman year study table is or is not in place based on GPA

Team records: Attached          

Main athletics website: http://www.bgsufalcons.com

Scholarship consideration times (yards):

Top times from 1st, 8th and 16th place finish at Mid-American Conference Championships in 2010. Athletic scholarship will be based on how close to the below times individual is in their top 3 events.

 

Event

1st Place

8th Place

16th Place

50 free

22.69

23.28

23.86

100 free

49.69

50.57

51.61

200 free

1:47.62

1:49.95

1:51.61

500 free

4:44.23

4:53.82

5:03.63

1650 free

16:21.74

16:51.77

17:22.05

100 back

54.63

56.39

58.44

200 back

1:57.76

2:02.91

2:08.97

100 fly

53.26

55.68

57.25

200 fly

2:00.28

2:04.86

2:09.35

100 breast

1:00.62

1:04.14

1:05.83

200 breast

2:11.70

2:19.52

2:23.07

200 IM

2:01.19

2:05.46

2:07.80

400 IM

4:16.72

4:29.69

4:33.83

Walk on times (yards):

Individual will be evaluated on times but consideration will be also given to previous level of training or involvement in other sports.

 50 free 25.0
100 free 53.9
200 free 1:56
500 free 5:10
1650 17:40
100 fly 59.8
200 fly 2:10
100 back 59.8
200 back 2:10
100 breast 1:08.0
200 breast 2:26.5
200 IM 2:11
400 IM 4:39

ABOUT BGSU

U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” nationally recognized BGSU among the top national universities with a strong commitment to teaching undergraduate students.

 

Main website: http://www.bgsu.edu

The average freshmen have 22 on ACT and 3.2 GPA

Cost of BGSU for 2010-11:

Out of state yearly fee $7,308

Yearly housing cost $4,760

Yearly board cost $4,210

Books $400

(Housing and board are based on living on campus. All Freshman and Sophomores are required to live on campus.  Off campus living for Juniors and Seniors is usually cheaper)

Most recognized academic programs

Education
Art
Nutrition/Dietary Sciences
Nursing
PT
Graphic Arts
Business
Accounting
Excercise Science
Hospitality
Psychology 

BGSU offers over 200 undergraduate majors. The colleges represented are:

Arts and Sciences
Business Administration
Education and Human Development
Health and Human Services
Musical Arts
Technology
Graduate College

The campus

Established: 1910

Location: Bowling Green, OH (20 min south of Toledo, OH, about an hour south from Ann Arbor and Detroit, MI)

Safety: one of the safest campuses and towns in the country, residence halls have 24/7 staffing and electronic door access security system (More statistics concerning safety: http://www.bgsu.edu/offices/safety/page23093.html)

Very compact campus (you can walk/bike anywhere within 10-15 min)

Current number of students: approximately 20,000

70% of all BGSU students receive some type of financial assistance

Academic Scholarships that are most frequently given out

BG Success Scholarship

(GPA 3.0 or 20 or higher ACT or 920 or higher SAT (Reading and Math) For Non-Ohio residents--- will receive half of the non-resident fee (current value $3,654)

Freshman Academic Scholarship

Anywhere from $1,500- to full tuition fee paid for. This one is based on a combination of GPA and test scores and goes for all in and out state. Average for awarding at least the $1,500 is around 3.1 GPA and 22-23 ACTs.