Bulldog Female Student-Athlete Of The Week

The Bulldog Female Athlete Of The Week is presented by Silvernail Realty of Big Rapids. A new recipient will be announced each week during the athletics campaign. 

Below is a listing of recipeints:


 



Dec. 7, 2017
Lauren Reminga - Volleyball

Ferris State University senior libero Lauren Reminga earned all-tournament team recognition as the Bulldog volleyball team competed in the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Tournament this past week in Romeoville, Ill. Reminga tallied 22 digs in the Bulldogs' NCAA first round victory over McKendree and then came back to notch 34 digs in a close 3-2 setback against top-seeded Lewis (Ill.) in the regional semifinals at Neil Carey Arena. Reminga helped the Bulldogs win their fourth consecutive GLIAC Regular Season and Tournament Championships this season along with making the program's seventh-straight NCAA appearance in her final season in a Bulldog uniform at Ferris State.







Nov. 29, 2017
Rachel McInerney - Women's Basketball

Ferris State University senior center Rachel McInerney totaled 25 points, 29 rebounds, seven assists, two steals and a block in a pair of regional games this past week for the Bulldogs. The standout senior scored 10 points with 12 rebounds and three assists while playing only 20 minutes in a decisive 88-69 win over Wisconsin-Parkside on Wednesday before coming back to notch 15 points with 17 rebounds, four assists, two steals and a block in a close 81-77 setback to Lewis on Sunday, which was FSU's first setback of the year (5-1). For the week, she tallied 12.5 points, 14.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game for the Bulldogs while also sinking five-of-seven (71.4%) free throws. McInerney also totaled her 1,000th career point in the win over UWP.







Nov. 16, 2017
Rachel McInerney - Women's Basketball

Ferris State University senior center Rachel McInerney led the Bulldogs to back-to-back wins to open the regular-season as FSU went 2-0 at the Midwest Regional Challenge in Pepper Pike, Ohio. McInerney tallied 21.5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game for the Bulldogs. She totaled 20 points and 10 rebounds in a double-double showing in the season opener on Friday in a 81-75 triumph over returning NCAA Tourney qualifier and host Ursuline, where she also added two blocks and two steals. She then came back on Saturday to notch a team-high 23 points, seven rebounds, three steals, two assists and a block in a decisive 107-70 win over Davis & Elkins (W.Va.). McInerney totaled 43 points, 17 rebounds, five steals, three blocks and two assists on the weekend while shooting 54.8% from the floor and 70% at the line.







Nov. 8, 2017
Allyson Cappel - Volleyball

Ferris State University sophomore hitter Allyson Cappel had a huge weekend for the Bulldogs in leading FSU to a pair of GLIAC home sweeps. Cappel averaged 5.67 kills per set along with 2.50 digs while hitting .492 in wins over Saginaw Valley State and Lake Superior State by identical 3-0 scores. She notched 16 kills with a .519 hitting figure, four digs and an ace in Friday's win over SVSU before coming back with 18 kills, 11 digs and two blocks to go with a .472 showing on Saturday versus LSSU. For the weekend, she compiled 34 kills, 15 digs, two blocks and an ace as FSU improved to 19-6 overall and 12-2 in the GLIAC.








Nov. 2, 2017
Alison Chesterfield - Women's Soccer

Ferris State University sophomore goalkeeper Alison Chesterfield shutout league regular-season champion and nationally-ranked Grand Valley State in the Bulldogs' final contest of the regular-season at home on Friday (Oct. 27) as FSU scored a 1-0 decision over the Lakers for their first win in the West Michigan rivalry in 15 years. FSU beat GVSU for only the fourth time ever and first time since 2002 as Chesterfield made nine saves in 90 minutes of work for the shutout. The Bulldogs managed to earn the victory despite being outshot 26-13 for the match. Chesterfield notched her second consecutive shutout while improving to 2-0 on the year.


  




Oct. 26, 2017
Kathryn Etelamaki - Women's Cross Country

Ferris State University sophomore runner Kathryn Etelamaki earned All-GLIAC First Team accolades this past weekend at the 2017 GLIAC Championships held in Marquette while leading FSU to a fifth-place team finish. Etelamaki took 10th place in a time of 22:18.6 on the 6K course to garner first-team laurels at the GLIAC Championships as FSU's highest finisher in the competition. Overall, the Bulldog women had a total of seven runners place among the top 50 overall in the annual league event.


 

 



Oct. 18, 2017
Carley Dubbert - Women's Soccer

Ferris State University's Carley Dubbert had a big weekend for the Bulldogs as she tallied a team-leading eight points on three goals and two assists in key league back-to-back home wins over Davenport and Purdue Northwest in decisive fashion. Dubbert also produced both game-winners and registered 11 shots overall with six on goal for the weekend. She had two goals and an assist for five points in Friday's 4-1 triumph over Davenport, which entered the game just ahead of FSU in the upper half of the GLIAC standings. She tehn came back with both a goal and an assist on Sunday in a 4-0 shutout win over the Pride.

 

 



Oct. 12, 2017
Silvia Verebes - Women's Tennis

Ferris State University's Silvia Verebes had a strong week for the Bulldogs as FSU squared off against rival Grand Valley State along with Michigan Tech and Lake Superior State at the FSU Racquet and Fitness Center in Big Rapids. Verebes went a combined 5-1 in singles and doubles action for the week. On Wednesday, she helped account for both of FSU's points in a 7-2 setback as she posted a 2-0 mark against GVSU by winning a tighly-contested three-setter at two singles and pairing up with Nika Hein for an 8-4 doubles win at the number one flight. Her lone setback came at two singles versus Michigan Tech on Saturday, but she was an 8-5 winner at the top doubles flight in the match. Finally, she closed the weekend by notching a pair of wins against LSSU on Sunday with a decisive 6-2, 6-1 triumph at two singles along with pulling out a close 9-8 (3) victory at one doubles.





Oct. 4, 2017
Courtney Brewer - Volleyball

Ferris State University outside hitter Courtney Brewer had a big weekend for the Bulldogs as FSU improved to 13-2 overall and stayed unbeaten in the GLIAC with a perfect 7-0 mark. Brewer netted 22 kills with 18 digs and four blocks as FSU swept Lake Superior State and Saginaw Valley State on the road. She averaged 3.67 kills, 3.00 digs and 0.67 blocks per set while hitting .293 overall. Brewer's efforts helped offset the loss of FSU's Allyson Cappel who did not see significant action this weekend. She had 12 kills, 17 digs and three blocks in Friday's win over LSSU before coming back with 10 kills and a .318 hitting figure in Saturday's triumph at SVSU.





Sept. 28, 2017
Hilerie Schatzle - Women's Soccer

Ferris State senior forward Hilerie Schatzle had a big week as the Bulldogs posted three consecutive wins, including a 2-0 start to take over first place with six points in the GLIAC. She totaled a team-high five points on a goal and three assists in FSU's wins over Madonna, Northwood and Saginaw Valley State. Schatzle also had nine total shots and averaged 1.67 points per game. She notched an assist on an early second half goal to give FSU a 2-0 lead in Wednesday's 3-2 road win at Madonna and then had an assist on FSU's middle goal in a 5-0 league-opening home shutout over Northwood Friday. Finally, she concluded the weekend with a big day Sunday by notching her first goal of the season and the first of the game against Saginaw Valley State. Schatzle helped account for both of FSU's goals in the win over the Cardinals as she also had the assist via a corner kick on Bri Rogers' eventual game-winning goal in the 2-1 triumph.




Sept. 21, 2017
Allyson Cappel - Volleyball

Ferris State University sophomore outside hitter Allyson Cappel had a big weekend as the eighth-ranked Bulldogs won their first two conference outings on the road. Cappel tallied 42 kills with 19 digs, three aces and two blocks in FSU's back-to-back 3-1 road decisions over Purdue Northwest and Davenport. She totaled 21 kills in each match while adding seven digs versus Purdue NW and 12 against the Panthers. Overall, she averaged 5.25 kills and 2.38 digs per set while hitting .333 overall for the weekend.







Sept. 14, 2017
Carley Dubbert - Women's Soccer

Ferris State University junior defender Carley Dubbert tallied two goals in lifting the Bulldogs to a 2-1 home win over Cedarville on Sunday (Sept. 10) at the South Athletic Fields on the FSU campus. Dubbert scored the game winner in the 75th minute as the Bulldogs rallied from a one-goal deficit to win the tight contest. In FSU's two games over the weekend versus 10th-ranked Minnesota State (1-0 loss) and Cedarville, she finished with a squad-high eight total shots and put four on net while totaling four points.








Sept. 7, 2017
Allyson Cappel - Volleyball

Ferris State University sophomore outside hitter Allyson Cappel started off the year in a big way as she led the 14th-ranked Bulldogs to four consecutive wins in FSU's annual home invitational. Cappel compiled 44 kills with 40 digs, five aces and five blocks on the weekend. She tallied 3.38 kills and 3.08 digs per set in leading a balanced FSU attack and claimed all-tournament team accolades. Cappel's weekend included 15 kills and 10 digs in the a 3-0 season-opening win over Missouri Western State along with 13 kills and 10 digs in FSU's final 3-1 triumph over Quincy. For the weekend, the Bulldogs dropped only a single set.






May 17, 2017
Destiny Lawson - Women's Golf

Ferris State University golfer Destiny Lawson finished tied for 14th place overall last week at the 2017 NCAA Division II East Super Regional Championships in Canton, Ohio. Lawson, who was an individual qualifier for the regional championships, shot a five-over par 77 in the final round of the 54-hole regional tournament at the Glenmoor Country Club. She had shot a 74 in round one and a 79 in round two while finishing with a 230 total for the three days of action. The Bulldog sophomore was one of six individuals from across the region taking part in the regional championships along with 12 teams. 


May 11, 2017
Racheal McDonald - Track & Field

Ferris State University junior Racheal McDonald (Alpena) surpassed the NCAA Division II National Provisional Qualification time and won the women's 10,000 meters at the 2017 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Allendale. She clocked 35:48.92 overall in winning the event, becoming the first Bulldog in recent history to claim the 10,000-meter event at the conference championships.






May 2, 2017
Racheal McDonald - Track & Field

Ferris State University junior Racheal McDonald (Alpena) surpassed the NCAA Division II National Provisional Qualification time in placing fifth in the women's 5,000 meter open run at the prestigious 51st annual Hillsdale "Gina" Relays with a time of 17:13.46 overall this past weekend in Hillsdale. She was one of three FSU runners to place in the top nine overall in the race as the Bulldogs competed in two different weekend competitions. Her time in the race represented a personal career-best and was the top performance by a FSU student-athlete in the 5,000 meters this outdoor campaign. It marked the second time in which she's competed in the event during the outdoor season and she's now placed in the top five both times. Presently, she's qualified for nationals in both the 5,000 and 10,000 meters this year.



April 27, 2017
Logan Fleming - Softball

Ferris State University second baseman Logan Fleming led the Bulldogs to four-straight wins this past weekend at home as FSU moved past both Findlay and Northwood for one of the final potential spots in the GLIAC Tournament. Fleming hit a squad-best .500 for the weekend and totaled five hits and three RBI's with two runs scored in 10 at-bats. She also drew a walk and stole a base while compiling a .800 slugging percentage in the perfect 4-0 stretch. She tallied a triple and a double in the four-game set as FSU took over sole possession of seventh place in the league standings. Her weekend effort included a .667 hitting figure and two RBI's with two hits in a 9-3 decision over Lake Erie on Sunday in the nightcap during FSU's final home game of the year. Overall, she accounted for eight total bases and had two extra base hits along with a sacrifice hit and a sacrifice fly. In the field, she was perfect with a 1.000 field percentage with 11 putouts and 12 assists.

April 20, 2017
Lexi Hongisto - Softball

Ferris State University third baseman Lexi Hongisto had a big weekend for the Bulldogs in a pair of league doubleheaders. Hongisto hit .429 in 14 plate appearances while totaling six hits, six runs scored, eight RBI's and two home runs. She also drew a walk, was hit by a pitch and doubled once for FSU in the four contests. Her best game came to end the weekend in a high-scoring 18-13 road loss at Northwood on Saturday when she belted two homers and drove in six runs with three hits and three runs scored. Additionally, she had two hits and scored twice with an RBI in FSU's impressive 15-3 league home win over nationally 23rd-ranked Saginaw Valley State in Friday's second game. Hongisto finished the week with a .929 slugging percentage and accounted for 13 total bases with three extra base hits.

April 11, 2017
Sarah Johnson - Softball

Ferris State University senior shortstop Sarah Johnson led the Bulldogs to wins in three of four games as the Bulldogs played their first home action of the year over the weekend at the FSU Softball Field. Johnson hit .571 for the weekend with eight hits and scored four runs in a sweep over Tiffin on Saturday along with a split against Findlay on Sunday. She had three multiple-hit games, including three in a 4-3 game two win over the Dragons in Saturday's action. The veteran also tallied two hits in both games while driving in a run from the leadoff position in a league split against UF on Sunday. For the weekend, she accounted for eight total bases and also had 10 assists in the field with a .875 fielding percentage.

 

April 1, 2017
Sam Bates - Softball

Ferris State University pitcher Sam Bates won two games in the circle for the Bulldogs this weekend as FSU posted back-to-back league road splits at Ashland and Ohio Dominican. Bates was the pitcher of record in both of FSU's victories as she went 2-0 in the circle. She gave up only six runs on 23 hits in 12 innings of action with four strikeouts and one walk. Bates posted a 3.50 earned run average in her three appearances. The standout hurled four and one-third innings of FSU's weekend-opening 9-5 triumph over Ashland on Friday before tossing all seven innings in Saturday's 4-2 game one win at ODU. Finally, she pitched two-thirds of an inning and did not give up a run or hit in the Bulldogs' 10-3 setback to the Panthers in game two. Along with her pitching performance, Bates also batted .538 on the weekend with seven hits and seven RBI's along with four doubles at the plate.

 

March 23, 2017
Arien Kissinger - Women's Tennis

Ferris State University's Arien Kissinger led the Bulldog women's tennis squad last week at the inaugural GLIAC/GLVC Crossover event held in Plainfield, Ill. Kissinger posted a pair of victories in FSU's three matches overall. She paired up with Sydney Berens to record a doubles victory at the third flight on Friday (March 17) versus Rockhurst (Mo.) in the opening tilt of the weekend. She also notched one of the Bulldogs' two singles wins on Saturday (March 18) against Maryville (Mo.) with a three-set triumph at the fourth flight in the lineup. Kissinger has helped the Bulldogs to a 9-9 overall record to date this year heading into FSU's next match at Davenport on March 30.

 

 

March 15, 2017
Lexi Hongisto - Softball

Ferris State University sophomore Lexi Hongisto has had a great start to the 2017 season as she currently leads the Bulldogs with a .339 batting average to go with a squad-best 19 hits, 15 RBI's and nine doubles in 18 games this year. Hongisto has also belted two homers and scored 11 runs with a team-leading .643 slugging percentage and 56 at-bats. She helped FSU win seven of 12 games in Florida at The Spring Games last week.


 

 

March 2, 2017
Molly Emerick - Women's Track & Field

Ferris State University track and field standout Molly Emerick earned runner-up honors in the 800 meters at the 2017 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Indoor Championships held in Findlay, Ohio, last weekend. Her time of 2:12.44 in the race was a national-qualifying performance. Earlier this week, Emerick earned a berth into the NCAA Division II National Indoor Track & Field Championships and will be one of two FSU representatives at the national indoor meet.


 


Feb. 22, 2017
Molly Emerick - Women's Track & Field

Ferris State University track and field standout Molly Emerick won the 800 meters and reached a NCAA Division II National Provisional qualification time with a clocking of 2:13.39 overall last week at the Grand Valley State Tune-Up Meet held at the Kelly Family Sports Center in Allendale. Emerick and the Bulldogs will compete this week in the GLIAC Indoor Championships in Findlay, Ohio.







Feb. 16, 2017
Sarah Utchel - Women's Track & Field

Ferris State University track and field runner Sarah Utchel led the Bulldogs with a pair of personal-best performances at last week's Grand Valley State "Big Meet" in Allendale. Utchel placed eighth in the 60 meters (7.95) with a personal-best time while coming in 13th overall with another personal-best in the 200 meters (25.92). The two-day event annually attracts some of the top collegiate standouts in the country from a wide range of programs. Her performances helped the Bulldogs compile a total of 22 top-20 finishes at the meet.





Feb. 9, 2017
Rachel McInerney - Women's Basketball

Ferris State University junior center Rachel McInerney had another strong week for the Bulldogs as she averaged 13 points and 10.3 rebounds per game. McInerney totaled 39 points, 31 rebounds, nine assists and five blocks in outings against Grand Valley State, Saginaw Valley State and Wayne State. She notched 21 points with 17 rebounds, threee blocks and two assists in Saturday's 71-67 road triumph at Wayne State after totaling nine points, seven rebounds, five assists and two blocks in Thursday's close 71-64 home setback to divisional leader SVSU. She also had nine points and seven boards with two assists in a setback on Monday at GVSU. The junior standout shot 48.4% from the floor and went nine-of-13 (69.2%) at the line for the Bulldogs.


Feb. 2, 2017
Molly Emerick - Women's Track & Field

Ferris State University track and field standout Molly Emerick reached a NCAA Division II National Provisional qualification time in the 800 meters while placing third overall last week at the Saginaw Valley State Jet's Pizza Invitational held on Friday and Saturday (Jan. 27-28) in University Center, Mich. Emerick clocked 2:13.84 in the race and her performance was among 19 top-eight finishes for the Bulldog men's and women's squads at the two-day event. She also ran a league on FSU's women's distance medley relay team that came in second with a clocking of 12:44.99 at the competition.




Jan. 25, 2017
Rachel McInerney - Women's Basketball

Ferris State University junior Rachel McInerney had a big week with a pair of double-doubles for the Bulldogs as FSU earned a split in GLIAC North Division action. McInerney scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds with three steals and three blocks in her return to her hometown on Thursday (Jan. 19) as FSU battled divisional leader Saginaw Valley State to overtime before falling by a 70-68 count. She came back on Saturday to help FSU snap a four-game losing skid by totaling a team-high 22 points with 14 rebounds, four blocks and a steal in a 83-80 victory over Wayne State Jim Wink Arena. In the two games, McInerney shot 46.7% from the floor and went 12-of-15 (80%) from the line, including sinking a big free throw in the closing seconds in the win over WSU. She totaled 40 points, 24 rebounds, seven blocks and four steals for the week while averaging 20 points, 12 rebounds, 3.5 blocks and 2.0 steals an outing. 


Jan. 18, 2017
Rachel McInerney - Women's Basketball

Ferris State University junior forward Rachel McInerney tallied 23 points and 7.5 rebounds per game as the Bulldogs opened GLIAC North Division action against Lake Superior State and Northwood this past week. McInerney shot 68% from the floor in the two setbacks while sinking 12-of-13 (92.3%) free throws for FSU, which played both teams even after the opening quarter. She totaled a game-best 29 points with 10 rebounds in Thursday's game at Lake Superior State before coming back to produce a team-best 17 points with five boards in Saturday's home action against Northwood. She finished the week with 46 points, 15 rebounds, two blocks and an assist while hitting 17-of-25 (68%) shots from the floor.

Jan. 11, 2017
Riley Blair - Women's Basketball

Ferris State redshirt freshman guard Riley Blair had a strong week for the Bulldogs as FSU split two road contests. Blair averaged 18.5 points along with 5.0 reobunds and shot 43% from the floor along with 50% beyond the three-point stripe in FSU's first two games of the New Year. She totaled 12 points with three rebounds and two assists in Monday's 66-49 non-league victory at Salem International before coming back to notch a team-best 25 points along with seven rebounds and a steal in Thursday's 79-63 GLIAc setback at Lake Erie. Blair hit four three's in the two games combined and also went a perfect 7-of-7 from the free throw stripe.



Dec. 3, 2016
Riley Blair - Women's Basketball

Ferris State University redshirt freshman guard Riley Blair poured in a career-high 24 points to lead FSU in a 82-57 home setback to regional foe Lewis (Ill.) on Sunday afternoon inside FSU's Jim Wink Arena. In the Bulldogs' only game of the week, Blair kept the Bulldogs close early with her shooting as the two teams were deadlocked at halftime before the Flyers went on an early second-half run to improve to 6-1 on the year. Blair shot 53% from the floor and hit two three-pointers along with four-of-five free throws in the contest. She added four assists, three rebounds and a steal in 36 minutes of work.




Nov. 20, 2016
Stephanie Sikorski - Volleyball

Ferris State University senior setter Stephanie Sikorski led the Bulldogs to a third consecutive GLIAC Championship and the number one seed for the conference tournament with two wins to close out the regular-season last weekend at home. Sikorski, who notched her 1,000th career dig recently, helped the Bulldogs top Hillsdale and Northwood before beating rival Grand Valley State in the opening round of the conference tournament. She has started all 31 matches this year as the squad's setter while helping FSU win its last 22 outings in a row heading into this weekend's confernence semifinals. Sikorski ranks as one of the country's top setters and is a four-year starter in the Bulldog lineup. This year's GLIAC Tournament appearance is the 19th-straight for the Bulldogs, who are also currently listed as the number one team in the Midwest Region.


Nov. 10, 2016

Ayanna Buckley - Volleyball

Ferris State University junior hitter Ayanna Buckley had a big week for the Bulldogs as FSU secured a third-straight outright GLIAC North Division Championship with three wins. Buckely totaled 30 kills and an impressive hitting figure as FSU swept Grand Valley State, Lake Superior State and Saginaw Valley State in conference action. She produced 13 kills in the league-title clinching win over Lake Superior State on Friday (Nov. 4) after posting six kills in a sweep of rival Grand Valley State on Tuesday (Nov. 1). Finally, she posted 11 kills with no errors on 24 attempts for a .458 hitting figure in a road sweep over second-place Saginaw Valley State (Nov. 5). Buckley hit .214 or better in all three matches, including a .500 figure in the win versus LSSU. She also had eight total blocks on the week.


Nov. 4, 2016
Allyson Cappel - Volleyball

Ferris State University freshman hitter Allyson Cappel tallied a team-leading 25 kills with 17 digs, five blocks and two aces as the Bulldogs ran their winning streak to 16 consecutive matches with a pair of home wins over Michigan Tech and Northern Michigan last weekend inside FSU's Ewigleben Sports Arena. Cappel tallied 16 kills with 10 digs, three blocks and an ace in Friday's 3-1 triumph over the Huskies and then came back to post nine kills, seven digs, two blocks and an ace in Saturday's 3-0 sweep of NMU. Cappel averaged 3.57 kills and 2.43 digs per frame on the weekend while totaling 4.4 points per set. The two wins pushed FSU past the 20-win mark in a season for the sixth consecutive year and came prior to a Tuesday night home victory over archrival Grand Valley State in Big Rapids.




Oct. 28, 2016
Grace Kraft - Women's Soccer

Ferris State University freshman goalkeeper Grace Kraft set a school single-season record this past weekend by recording her eighth and ninth shutouts of the year as the Bulldogs did not allow a goal in two important league outings. Kraft tallied 10 saves in 90 minutes of action as FSU avenged an earlier non-league defeat this year by topping Saginaw Valley State 1-0 on Friday (Oct. 21) in GLIAC play at Top Taggart Field. She then came back to hold Northwood scoreless for 110 minutes in a double-overtime deadlock on Sunday (Oct. 23) in Midland. Kraft played 200 total minutes and made 15 saves on the weekend for FSU, which clinched a GLIAC Tournament berth and moved into a share for fourth place to potentially host a conference quarterfinal-round postseason game. Behind Kraft's play, the Bulldogs have allowed only a single goal in their last eight contests to date and FSU has given up only two goals in the last nine outings.


Oct. 20, 2016
Meredith Smith - Women's Soccer

Ferris State University senior Meredith Smith had a big weekend as the Bulldogs posted back-to-back home shutout wins over Findlay and Ohio Dominican in league play at FSU's Top Taggart Field. Smith, who was honored Sunday during Senior Day activities, had a big day to conclude the weekend as she tallied a goal and two assists while playing a key role in all three FSU markers against ODU. She had the top assist on FSU's eventual game-winning first half goal and then added an assist on the Bulldogs' second goal by Carley Dubbert with a great pass in the second half. Finally, she concluded the day with a deep shot for her first goal of the year to seal the win in the 64th minute. Smith had three shots, including two on goal, in the win over ODU and also had two shots, both on net, in FSU's weekend-opening triumph over Findlay on Friday.

Oct. 13, 2016
Destiny Lawson - Women's Golf

Ferris State University golfer Destiny Lawson placed tied for seventh individually while leading the Bulldogs to a share of seventh place at the Findlay "Bing Beall" Invitational held this past week in Findlay, Ohio. Lawson carded a 154 score for the two rounds of competition while finishing as FSU's top performer in the event. She shot identical rounds of 77 each day for Ferris State as the Bulldogs moved up two places on the final day of action on Monday.





Oct. 6, 2016
Grace Kraft - Women's Soccer

Ferris State University's Grace Kraft Kraft was perfect this past week as she did not allow a goal in 200 minutes of action for the Bulldogs. The FSU rookie recorded 15 total saves in posting the two shutouts as FSU battled to a scoreless double-overtime tie against unbeaten Ashland on Friday (Sept. 30) before topping Tiffin 1-0 on Sunday (Oct. 2) at Top Taggart Field. The Williamston native notched eight saves in Friday's outing against the Eagles in 110 minutes before coming up with seven saves in Sunday's victory. She had a 1.000 save percentage and a 0.00 goals against average for the week. Kraft earned GLIAC Defensive Player of the Week laurels for her efforts.




Sept. 29, 2016

Allyson Cappel - Volleyball

Ferris State University's Allyson Cappel tallied 51 kills and averaged an impressive 5.10 kills per set as the Bulldogs won all three of their outings this past weekend. She produced 5.9 points per set while adding 25 digs, four blocks and four aces in the weekend sweep. 
The Bulldog rookie had a career-best 22 kills with 17 digs in FSU's 3-1 non-league win at Davenport on Saturday (Sept. 24) evening after producing 15 kills earlier in the day in a 3-0 triumph over Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) in Grand Rapids. In addition, she began the weekend with 14 kills in FSU's 3-0 GLIAC win over Walsh on Friday at home. Overall, she hit .467 for the weekend with only nine errors on 90 total attempts.




Sept. 22, 2016
Morgan Zloto - Women's Golf

Ferris State University's Morgan Zloto shared first-place honors last weekend in leading the Bulldog women's golf team to the championship at its own Ferris State Invitational held at FSU's Katke Golf Course. Zloto finished +13 for the two days of action in the 36-hole event with a 79 in round one followed by a 78 in the second round. Her performance helped Ferris State finish one stroke head of runner-up Lewis in the lone home competition of the 2016-17 campaign. She finished in a three-way tie for first on the individual leaderboard.





Sept. 14, 2016
Amiena Houston - Women's Tennis

Newcomer Amiena Houston went unbeaten over the weekend as the Ferris State University women's tennis squad split two league home matches at the FSU Racquet and Fitness Center in Big Rapids. Houston went 4-0 with two wins in singles play at the number three flight along with two doubles triumphs at the second spot in the lineup. In the season opener on Friday (Sept. 9), she won a thrilling three-setter in a close 5-4 marathon setback to Michigan Tech while teaming up with Nicole Meylor for an 8-4 doubles win. She came back to win another three-set match in singles play on Saturday (Sept. 10) in FSU's 9-0 sweep of Lake Superior State while teaming with Meylor again for a decisive 8-2 doubles decision. The four matches for the junior from Orlando represented her first outings with the Bulldogs.