Bowling Green

Bowling Green Quick Facts

Location: Bowling Green, Ohio
Founded: 1910
Enrollment: 17,558
Nickname: Falcons
Colors: Orange and Brown
President: Dr. Mary Ellen Mazey
Director of Athletics: D. Christopher Kingston
FAR: Dr. Lee Meserve
Athletic Dept. Phone: 419-372-2401

Team History

First year of DI Hockey: 1969-70
All-time Record: 897-804-130 (47 years)

Facility Information

Name/Capacity: Slater Family Ice Arena (cap. 5,000)
Dimensions: 200' x 85'
Ticket Office: Phone 877-247-8842
Address: Slater Family Ice Arena, 417 North Mercer Road, Bowling Green, OH 43403-0035

Directions to Arena

From the east or west via the Ohio Turnpike: Use Exit 64 (Perrysburg). Follow I-75 South to Exit 181. As you exit I-75, turn right at the light and proceed to the second stop light. Turn right onto Mercer Road and the BGSU Ice Arena will be on your right.

From the north or south via Interstate 75: Use Exit 181. Turn west onto Wooster Street and proceed to the second stop light. Turn right on Mercer Road and the BGSU Ice Arena will be on your right.

From the east or west via U.S. Route 6: Stay on U.S. 6. At the I-75 Interchange, follow I-75 north to the next exit (Exit 181). As you exit I-75, turn left at the light. Proceed to the second stop light and turn right onto Mercer Road. The BGSU Ice Arena will be on your right.

Coaches/Support Staff

Head Coach: Chris Bergeron (Miami, '93)
     • Record at BGSU: 123-131-33 (7 seasons)
     • Careen Record: Same

Assistant Coaches
     • Barry Schutte (Miami, '97)
     • Ty Eigner (Bowling Green, '93)

Support Staff
     • Jimmy Spratt, Director of Hockey
     • Kenneth Goodrich, Assoc. Dir. of Strength and Conditioning
     • Dan Fischer, Assistant Athletic Trainer
     • Scott Jess, Equipment Manager

Athletics Communications

Hockey Contact: Jenna Jorgensen
Office Phone: 419-372-7077
Press Box Phone: 814-464-5009
Hockey-specific Twitter: @BGFalconHockey
Athletics Twitter: @BGAthletics
Athletics Facebook:
Athletics Instagram: BGFalcons

Media Directory


Toledo Blade
John Wagner

Thomas Schmeltz

BG News
Aaron Parker


Dave Holmes

Dan Cummins

Kirk Nawrotzky


BCSN Television to broadcast select home games throughout the year (schedule TBA)

Radio Broadcast Information
WBGU 88.1 FM (Bowling Green, Ohio)
Evan Pivnick play-by-play