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11/19/2012 10:13:00 AM
Former Princeton standout Shaw helps Bowling Green to NCAA volleyball tournament

NT Staff

Leah Shaw and the Bowling Green State University women’s volleyball team are heading to the NCAA Tournament.

Shaw, a 2009 Princeton High School graduate and a senior at BGSU, helped the Falcons to the Mid-American Conference Tournament title with a 20-25, 24-26, 26-24, 25-20, 15-4  victory over Northern Illinois in Sunday’s title game in Geneva, Ohio.

The Falcons fought off a two-set deficit and two match points as they won their first MAC title since 1991.

BGSU beat Eastern Michigan in three sets on Friday and Western Michigan in five sets on Saturday to advance to Sunday’s final.

With the win, the Falcons qualified for the NCAA Tournament, which starts Nov. 29. The NCAA Selection Show will be aired at  4 p.m.  Nov. 25 on ESPNU.

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