2009-10 Ferris State Men's Ice Hockey Quick Facts

2009-10 Ferris State Hockey Quick Facts (PDF)

Location: Big Rapids, Michigan 49307
Founded: 1884
Enrollment: 13,532
Nickname: Bulldogs
Colors: Crimson and Gold
Affiliation: NCAA Division I
Conference: Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA)
President: Dr. David L. Eisler (Michigan, 1972)
Athletics Director: Tom Kirinovic (Ferris State, 1977)
    Office/E-Mail: (231) 591-2863/kirinovt@ferris.edu
Associate Athletics Director: Jon Coles (Valparaiso, 1999)
    Office/E-Mail: (231) 250-4082/colesj@ferris.edu
Coordinator of Records and NCAA: Carma Burcham
Faculty Athletics Representative: Dr. Terry Nerbonne
Athletics Department Office/FAX: (231) 591-2860/591-2869
Head Athletic Trainer: Dave Lucey, ATC
    Office/E-Mail: (231) 250-7931/luceyd@ferris.edu
Assistant Athletic Trainer (Hockey): Tim Glover, ATC
    Office/E-Mail: (231) 591-2990/glovert@ferris.edu
Assistant Athletic Trainer: Joe Fox, ATC
Team Physician: Dr. Scott Grindel, M.D.
Team Orthopedic Surgeon: Dr. Melissa DeNiel, M.D.
Equipment Manager: Ben Mumah, E.M.,C.
    Office/E-Mail: (231) 250-2773/mumahb@ferris.edu
Ice Arena Manager: Kevin Barnes
    Office/E-Mail: (231) 591-2881/barnesk@ferris.edu
Ticket Manager: Linda Bomar
    Office/E-Mail: (231) 591-2888/bomarl@ferris.edu
Program Coordinator & Pro Shop Manager: Tim Blashill
    Office/E-Mail: (231) 591-2881/blashilt@ferris.edu
    Ice Arena FAX: (231) 591-2883
Head Coach: Bob Daniels
    Alma Mater: Michigan State, 1982
    Record at FSU (Years)/Career (Years): 269-321-63 (17)/269-321-63 (17)
    CCHA Record at FSU: 190-241-53
    Best Time to Contact Coach: Mon.-Fri.: 9-11 a.m. (ET)
    Office Phone/E-Mail: (231) 591-2884/danielsb@ferris.edu
Associate Head Coach:
     Drew Famulak (Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 1990)
    Office/E-Mail: (231) 591-2887/famulakd@ferris.edu
Assistant Coach:
     Mark Kaufman (Michigan State, 1984)
    Office/E-Mail: (231) 591-2885/kaufmam@ferris.edu
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist: Whitney Bell (Ferris State, 2005)
    Office/E-Mail: (231) 349-0854/WhitneyBell@ferris.edu
Ice Arena (Capacity): Robert L. Ewigleben Ice Arena (2,493)
Ice Arena Dimensions: 200' x 85'
Ice Arena Press Box Phone: (231) 591-2397
Athletics Communications Director (Hockey Contact): Joe Gorby
    Office/Home: (231) 591-2336/796-2732
    E-Mail: gorbyj@ferris.edu
Associate Athletics Communications Director: Rob Bentley
    Office/Home: (231) 591-3821/796-1178
    E-Mail: bentleyr@ferris.edu
Athletics Communications FAX: (231) 591-3775
Athletics Hotline: (231) 591-2375
Athletics Website: www.ferrisbulldogs.com
Hockey Website: www.ferris.edu/sports/hockey
    2008-09 Overall Record: 12-19-7 
    2008-09 Conference Record (Finish): 9-14-5 (9th - 25 points)
    2008-09 Postseason: Lost CCHA Playoffs First Round (2-0) at Nebraska-Omaha
    2008-09 Home Record: 6-10-2 (3-9-2 CCHA)
    2008-09 Away Record: 6-8-4 (6-5-3 CCHA)
    2008-09 Neutral Site Record: 0-1-1 (0-0-0 CCHA)
    2008-09 Record in One-Goal Games: 5-8-0 (5-7-0 CCHA)
    2008-09 Record in Overtime Games: 0-1-7 (0-1-5 CCHA)
    2008-09 Longest Winning Streak: 2 (three times)
    2008-09 Longest Unbeaten Streak: 4 (twice)
    2008-09 Longest Losing Streak: 7 (once)
Letterwinners Returning: 21 (11F/7D/3G)
Letterwinners Lost: 5 (4F/1D/0G)
Newcomers: 5 (4F/1D/0G)
Top Returning Forwards (2008-09 Statistics & Honors):
    Aaron Lewicki (Sr/10-10=20, -3, 36 GP)/FSU Scholar-Athlete Award
    Justin Menke (Jr/5-14=19, -5, 36 GP)
    Blair Riley (Sr/7-9=16, -10, 37 GP)
    Casey Haines (Sr/6-10=16, -2, 38 GP)/FSU Most Improved Player Award co-recipient
    Cody Chupp (Sr/7-5=12, -2, 33 GP)/FSU Community Service Award
Top Returning Defensemen (2008-09 Statistics & Honors):
    Zach Redmond (Jr/3-21=24, 0, 38 GP)/FSU Most Valuable Player Award &    MichiganCollegeHockey.com Second Team 
    Matt Case (Sr/1-11=12, 0, 38 GP)/FSU Blueline Competitive Award
    Scott Wietecha (Jr/5-6=11, -4, 30 GP)
    Chad Billins (So/2-9=11, -4, 27 GP)
Top Returning Goaltenders (2008-09 Statistics & Honors):
    Pat Nagle (Jr/7-11-3, 2.84 GAA, .909 sv%, 22 GP)
    Taylor Nelson (So/5-8-4, 2.50 GAA, .912 sv%, 19 GP)/FSU Rookie of the Year & CCHA All-  Rookie Team Honorable Mention
Top Newcomers (2008-09 Statistics & Honors):
    Matthew Kirzinger- Fr., F, Humboldt Broncos (SJHL); 29-23=52, 39 GP/SJHL Player of the   Month (1 & 3/09) & 2009 SJHL Playoff Most Valuable Player
Key Losses (2008-09 Statistics & Honors):
    Brendan Connolly (F/10-18=28, +6, 35 GP)/FSU Top Scorer Award
    Justin Lewandowski (F/8-8=16, -1, 35 GP)
    Corey Couturier (F/7-9=16, 0, 38 GP)
2009-10 Captain: Cody Chupp
2009-10 Assistant Captains: TBA
First Year of Hockey: 1975-76
All-Time Record: 540-611-109 (34 years), .472 winning pct.
All-Time Goals For: 4,711
All-Time Goals Against: 4,810
CCHA Regular-Season Championships: 1 (2002-03)
NCAA Tournament Berths: 1 (2002-03)
2008-09 NCAA Division I Team Rankings:
    Power-Play Pct. -- 28th (.164)
    Scoring Defense -- 26th (2.76)
    Scoring Margin -- 38th (-0.39)
    Penalty-Killing Pct. -- 21st (.854)
    Winning Pct. -- 40th (.408)
    Scoring Offense -- 46th (2.37)
    Penalty Minutes-- 1st (22.4)
2008-09 NCAA Division I Individual Rankings:
    Save Percentage -- Taylor Nelson-37th (.912)
    Save Percentage -- Pat Nagle-42nd (.909)
    Short-handed Goals -- Brendan Connolly-19th (2.0)
    Goals-Against Average -- Taylor Nelson-26th (2.50)
    Goals-Against Average -- Pat Nagle-47th (2.84)
    Goaltender Winning Percentage -- Taylor Nelson-50thT (.412)
    Goaltender Winning Percentage -- Pat Nagle-54th (.405)
    Assists Per Game -- Zach Redmond-81stT (0.55)
    Points Per Game (Defensemen) -- Zach Redmond-33rd (0.63)

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