2011 Ferris State University Softball Quick Facts

GENERAL INFORMATION
Location: Big Rapids, Michigan 49307
Founded: 1884
Enrollment: 13,543
Nickname: Bulldogs
School Colors: Crimson and Gold
Home Field/Capacity: FSU Varsity Softball Field/250
Pressbox Phone: (231) 250-2677
Dimensions: (Left Field) 200 - (Center Field) 210 - (Right Field) 200
Surface: Natural Grass
Affiliation: NCAA Division II
Conference: Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC)
President: Dr. David L. Eisler (Michigan, 1972)
Athletics Director: Perk Weisenburger (Central Michigan, 1979)
E-Mail: weisenj1@ferris.edu
Associate Athletics Director: Jon Coles (Valparaiso, 1999)
E-Mail: colesj@ferris.edu
Senior Women's Administrator: Keri Becker (Saginaw Valley State, 1995)
Coordinator of Records and NCAA: Robin Carter
Athletics Faculty Representative: Dr. Terry Nerbonne
Team Physician: Dr. Melissa DeNiel, M.D.
Athletics Department Phone: (231) 591-2860/2861
Ticket Office Phone: (231) 591-2888

HISTORY
First Year of Softball: 1973
Overall All-Time Record: 766-660-3 (.537)
Conference All-Time Record: 293-238 (.552)
Number of Years in NCAA National Championships/Last: Three/2008
Last Post-Season Opponent: Saginaw Valley State (5/10/09)
Result: Lost 1-0
Number of Years in NCAA Regionals/Last: Seven/2009
Result: Lost 3-0 vs. Northern Kentucky (5/8/09 at University Center, Mich.), Won 5-2 vs. Lewis (5/10/09 at University Center, Mich.), Won 5-1 vs. Northern Kentucky (5/10/09 at University Center, Mich.), Lost 1-0 at Saginaw Valley State (5/10/09 at University Center, Mich.)

ATHLETICS COMMUNICATIONS
Athletics Communications Director (Softball Contact): Joe Gorby
Office/Cell Phone: (231) 591-2336/250-2677
E-Mail: gorbyj@ferris.edu
Associate Athletics Communications Director: Rob Bentley
Office/Cell Phone: (231) 591-3821/349-1934
E-Mail: bentleyr@ferris.edu
Athletics Communications Fax: (231) 591-3775
Mailing Address: 210 Sports Drive, Sports Complex 002, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2741
Athletics Website: www.ferrisstatebulldogs.com

 COACHING STAFF
Head Coach: Keri Becker (Saginaw Valley State, 1995)
Record at FSU/Years: 409-253-1 (13 yrs.)
Career Record: 409-253-1 (13 yrs.)
Cell Phone: (231) 437-0027
E-Mail Address: beckerk@ferris.edu
Best Time to Reach Coach: 10 am-12 pm (ET)
Assistant Coaches: Lesa Bickley (Ashland, 1991); Dawn Thompson (Central Michigan, 1991); Jeannine Ravellette (Northern Iowa, 2000)
Athletics Trainer (Softball): Tim Glover, ATC
Office Phone: (231) 250-2990
E-Mail Address: glovert@ferris.edu
Equipment Manager (Softball): Ben Mumah, E.M.,C.
Office Phone: (231) 250-2773
E-Mail Address: mumahb@ferris.edu

TEAM INFORMATION
2010 Overall Record: 26-16-0 (5-7-0 home; 12-2-0 away; 9-7-0 neutral)
2010 GLIAC Regular-Season Record/Placing: 17-9-0/3rdT
2010 NFCA Division II Final Poll Placing: Not Ranked
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 12/5
Starters Returning/Lost: 6/3
Position Players Returning/Lost: 11/4
Pitchers Returning/Lost: 1/2
All-GLIAC Selections Returning/Lost: 1/3
Newcomers: 6
Top Returning Players:
Makenzi Peterson (3B, Jr. -- 37 GP, .343, 36 hits, 9 doubles, two home runs, 20 RBIs, .505 slugging pct., .395 on-base pct.) . . . 2010 All-GLIAC Honorable Mention Team

Rachel Mueller (C, Sr. -- 41 GP, .281, 32 hits, eight doubles, two home runs, 21 RBIs, .404 slugging pct., .366 on-base pct.)

Dana Bowler (P, Soph. -- 20 GP, 2.46 ERA, 8-10, two saves, 111.0 innings pitched, 118 strikeouts, .210 opponent batting avg.)  

Morgan Kramerich (OF, Soph. -- 42 GP, .293, 36 hits, two doubles, 10 RBIs, .309 slugging pct., .328 on-base pct., 11 stolen bases) 

Lynsay Weaver (SS, Sr. -- 40 GP, .125, 10 hits, one double, one home run, 10 RBIs, .175 slugging pct., .297 on-base pct.) . . . 2008 All-GLIAC Honorable Mention

Chelsea Morris (1B, Jr. -- 40 GP, .263, 30 hits, four doubles, 15 RBIs, .298 slugging pct., .298 on-base pct.)

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