2011-12 Ferris State Men's Ice Hockey Quick Facts

GENERAL
Location: Big Rapids, Michigan 49307
Founded: 1884
Enrollment: 13,543
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: Perk Weisenburger (Central Michigan, 1979)
    Office/E-Mail: (231) 591-2863/weisenj1@ferris.edu
Associate Athletics Director: Jon Coles (Valparaiso, 1999)
    Office/E-Mail: (231) 250-4082/colesj@ferris.edu
Coordinator of Records and NCAA: Robin J. Carter
Office/E-Mail: (231) 591-2799/RobinCarter@ferris.edu
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) 250-2990/glovert@ferris.edu
Assistant Athletic Trainer: TBD
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
Ice Arena (Capacity): Robert L. Ewigleben Ice Arena (2,493)
Ice Arena Dimensions: 200' x 85'
Ice Arena Press Box Phone: (231) 591-2397

COACHING STAFF
Head Coach: Bob Daniels
    Alma Mater: Michigan State, 1982
    Year Entering: 20th
    Record at FSU (Years)/Career (Years): 308-350-74 (19)/308-350-74 (19)
    CCHA Record at FSU: 215-262-63
    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)
    Year Entering: 19th
    Office/E-Mail: (231) 591-2887/famulakd@ferris.edu
Assistant Coach:
     Mark Kaufman (Michigan State, 1984)
    Year Entering: 6th
    Office/E-Mail: (231) 591-2885/kaufmam@ferris.edu
Strength & Conditioning Coach/Video Coordinator: Dave Cencer (Franciscan, 2003)
    Year Entering: 6th 
Office/E-Mail: (231) 629-7885/cencerd@ferris.edu

ATHLETICS COMMUNICATIONS
Athletics Communications Director: Rob Bentley
Office/Cell: (231) 591-3821/(231) 349-1934  
E-Mail: bentleyr@ferris.edu
Athletics Communications Intern (Hockey Contact): Katie Carito
Office/Cell: (231) 591-2336/(734) 223-8650
E-Mail: katiecarito@gmail.com
Athletics Communications FAX: (231) 591-3775
Mailing Address: 210 Sports Drive, SPC 001, Big Rapids, Mich. 49307-2741
Athletics Website: www.ferrisbulldogs.com

HISTORY
First Year of Hockey: 1975-76
All-Time Record: 579-640-120 (36 years), .477 winning pct.
All-Time Goals For: 4,923
All-Time Goals Against: 4,988
First Year of NCAA Division I Hockey: 1979-80
CCHA Regular-Season Championships: 1 (2002-03)
NCAA Tournament Berths: 1 (2002-03)

TEAM INFORMATION
    2010-11 Overall Record: 18-16-5 
    2010-11 Conference Record (Finish): 12-12-4-(3) (5th - 43 points)
    2010-11 Postseason: Lost CCHA Quarterfinals at Western Michigan
    2010-11 Home Record: 9-6-3 (5-6-3 CCHA)
    2010-11 Away Record: 9-9-2 (7-6-1 CCHA)
    2010-11 Neutral Site Record: 0-1-0 (0-0-0 CCHA)
    2010-11 Record in One-Goal Games: 6-9-0 (6-7-0 CCHA)
    2010-11 Record in Overtime Games: 1-3-5 (1-2-4 CCHA)
    2010-11 Longest Winning Streak: 5 (Once)
    2010-11 Longest Unbeaten Streak: 5 (Once)
    2010-11 Longest Losing Streak: 4 (Once)
Letterwinners Returning: 18 (10F/6D/2G)
Letterwinners Lost: 8 (5F/2D/1G)
Newcomers: 8 (4F/3D/1G)

Top Returning Forwards (2010-11 Statistics & Honors):
    Travis Ouellette (Jr/10-11=21, -2, 36 GP)/FSU Scoring Leader Award recipient
    Matthew Kirzinger (Jr/7-9=16, -5, 39 GP)
    Kyle Bonis (Jr/7-6=13, +2, 33 GP)
    Jordie Johnston (Sr/6-7=13, +2, 36 GP)
    Eric Alexander (Jr/5-8=13, +6, 32 GP)/FSU Plus/Minus Award recipient
    Aaron Schmit (Sr/7-3=10, -2, 37 GP)/FSU Most Improved Player Award recipient & FSU     Scholar-Athlete Award recipient
Top Returning Defensemen (2010-11 Statistics & Honors):
    Chad Billins (Sr/5-11=16, +1, 39 GP)/FSU CCHA Scholar Athlete 
    Brett Wysopal (Sr/2-12=14, E, 39 GP)
    Scott Czarnowczan (So/1-10=11, +2, 35 GP)/FSU Rookie of the Year Award recipient
    Derek Graham (Sr/1-7=8, -5, 39 GP)
    Tommy Hill (Sr/0-0=0, -2, 5 GP)/FSU Blueline Club Competitive Award recipient
Top Returning Goaltenders (2010-11 Statistics & Honors):
    Taylor Nelson (Sr/0-2-0, 3.10 GAA, .870 sv%, 4 GP)
Top Newcomers (2010-11 Statistics & Honors):
    C.J. Motte - Fr., G, Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL); 15-17-5, 2.44  GAA,  .920sv%, 42 GP/Team Most Valuable Player
    TJ Schlueter - Fr., F, Dubuque Fighting Saints (USHL); 17-11=28, 54 GP/USHL Champions
Key Losses (2010-11 Statistics & Honors):
    Pat Nagle(G/18-14-5, 2.02 GAA, .923sv%, 37 GP)/AHCA All-America West First Team. All-CCHA First Team, FSU Most Valuable Player Award recipient, MichiganCollegeHockey.com Second Team, U.S. College Hockey Online Third Team
Zach Redmond (D/12-19=31, +11;40 GP)/AHCA All-America West Second Team, All-CCHA First Team, MichiganCollegeHockey.com Second Team
    Mike Fillinger (F/9-9=18, +5, 35 GP)
    Mike Embach (F/8-10=18, +1, 39 GP)
    Scott Wietecha (D/2-12=14, +5, 39 GP)
2011-12 Captains: Chad Billins, Tommy Hill
2010-11 NCAA Division I Team Rankings:
    Penalty-Killing Pct. -- 1st (.886)
    Scoring Defense -- 5th (2.21)
    Combined Special Teams -- 5th (.548)
    Scoring Margin -- 26th (0.21)
    Winning Pct. -- 26th (.526)
    Penalty Minutes-- 29th (13.7)
    Power-Play Pct. -- 38th (.162)
    Scoring Offense -- 47th (2.41)
 2010-11 NCAA Division I Individual Rankings:
    Short-handed Goals -- Mike Embach-1st (0.13)
    Goals-Against Average -- Pat Nagle-5th (2.02)
    Shutouts -- Pat Nagle-10thT (3)
    Save Percentage -- Pat Nagle-12th (.923)
    Short-handed Goals -- Mike Fillinger-16thT (0.06)
    Winning Percentage -- Pat Nagle-31st (.554)
    Game-Winning Goals -- Zach Redmond-41stT (3)     
    Game-Winning Goals -- Chad Billins-41stT (3)       

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