2012-13 News

  • Bulldog Softball Tryouts Slated For Sept. 9 At FSU Softball Field
    August 28, 2013
    Bulldog Softball Tryouts Slated For Sept. 9 At FSU Softball Field Big Rapids, Mich. - Think you possess the skills to play softball at the collegiate level? If so, opportunity awaits as the Ferris State University softball program will be conducting walk-on tryouts for the upcoming 2013-14 season on Sept. 9 at the FSU Softball Field in Big Rapids, Mich.
  • Foster To Leave Bulldog Softball Program; Thompson To Serve As Interim Head Coach
    August 20, 2013
    Foster To Leave Bulldog Softball Program; Thompson To Serve As Interim Head Coach Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University Athletics Department has announced the departure of head softball coach Marie Foster, who has resigned to pursue another collegiate coaching opportunity. Her last official day at FSU will be on Aug. 28. With her departure, Dawn Thompson, who has been a member of the Bulldog coaching staff for the last five years, will serve as the program's interim head coach starting on Aug. 29 until a permanent successor can be found.
  • Ferris State Softball Golf Outing Set For August 24 @ Katke Golf Course
    July 22, 2013
    Ferris State Softball Golf Outing Set For August 24 @ Katke Golf Course The annual Ferris State University Softball Golf Outing will be held Saturday, August 24, at FSU's Katke Golf Course in Big Rapids, Mich. All Bulldog fans and friends are invited to take part in the four-person scramble, which serves as one of the program's fundraising events. The 18-hole outing will begin with registration at 9 a.m., and a 9:45 a.m. rules meeting followed by 18 holes of golf and dinner.
  • Bulldog Softball Golf Outing Set For August 24
    July 10, 2013
    Bulldog Softball Golf Outing Set For August 24 The 2013 Ferris State University softball golf outing will take place on August 24 at Katke Golf Course in Big Rapids. Please visit this link for a registration form and more information.
  • Former Bulldog Dana Bowler To Serve As Celebrity Pitcher For 26th Annual Old Timers/Hall of Fame Contest
    June 28, 2013
    Former Bulldog Dana Bowler To Serve As Celebrity Pitcher For 26th Annual Old Timers/Hall of Fame Contest Big Rapids, Mich. - Former Ferris State University softball standout pitcher Dana Bowler (Lockport, Ill.), who wrapped up her collegiate career as an all-region honoree after leading the Bulldogs to the NCAA Division II Tournament this past spring, will serve as a celebrity picher for the 26th annual Old Timers/Mecosta County Area Sports Hall of Fame Game that will be played in Big Rapids on Wednesday, July 3.
  • FSU Athletics Summer Camp Information & Dates Available
    June 12, 2013
    FSU Athletics Summer Camp Information & Dates Available Big Rapids, Mich. - - Ferris State University has announced the dates along with other pertinent information pertaining to its 2013 summer athletics camp program and registrations are currently being accepted.
  • FSU's Amy Dunleavy Tabbed As Second Team Academic All-American
    May 24, 2013
    FSU's Amy Dunleavy Tabbed As Second Team Academic All-American Ferris State University softball junior standout Amy Dunleavy (Canton) has been named to the 2013 Capital One Division II Academic All-America Second Team. The 2013 Capital One Academic All-America Softball Teams recognize the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. The teams are nominated and chosen by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • FSU Student-Athletes Part Of Spring Graduation Ceremonies
    May 20, 2013
    FSU Student-Athletes Part Of Spring Graduation Ceremonies A total of 38 Ferris State University student-athletes officially received degrees as part of the 2013 spring commencement ceremonies held last weekend (May 10-11) at FSU's Jim Wink Arena.
  • Ferris State Softball To Hold Two Summer Camps
    May 20, 2013
    Ferris State Softball To Hold Two Summer Camps The Ferris State University softball program will hold a pair of summer camps in 2013. FSU will offer a Bulldog Skills Camp on June 26 for students in grades 6-12 along with a Bulldog Prospects Camp for those in grades 9-12 on June 27.
  • Bulldogs' Dana Bowler A Consensus All-Region Selection This Year
    May 13, 2013
    Bulldogs' Dana Bowler A Consensus All-Region Selection This Year Ferris State University senior pitcher Dana Bowler (Lockport, Ill.) has been recognized for her accomplishments this season by being named to two different All-Midwest Region teams for the 2013 campaign.
  • FINAL SCORE: Southern Indiana 5, FSU 2 in NCAA Midwest Regional
    May 11, 2013
    FINAL SCORE: Southern Indiana 5, FSU 2 in NCAA Midwest Regional Ferris State fell to Southern Indiana 5-2 in the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional to close the year at 29-16 overall. Visit this link for twitter updates from the game. A complete recap is coming soon.
  • Bulldog Season Comes To A Close In Extra-Inning Contest At NCAA Midwest Regional
    May 11, 2013
    Bulldog Season Comes To A Close In Extra-Inning Contest At NCAA Midwest Regional A memorable Ferris State University softball campaign came to a close on Saturday (May 11) in extra innings during an elimination game at the 2013 NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Tournament hosted by Grand Valley State in Allendale.
  • Bulldog Softball Falls In NCAA Opener To Rival Grand Valley State
    May 10, 2013
    Bulldog Softball Falls In NCAA Opener To Rival Grand Valley State Host Grand Valley State came up with five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning after Ferris State University had tied the contest and held the Bulldogs to a single run in the seventh in handing FSU a 8-3 setback in the opening round of the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Tournament on Friday (May 10) at the GVSU Softball Field in Allendale.
  • Ferris State Softball Opens NCAA National Tourney Play On Friday
    May 09, 2013
    Ferris State Softball Opens NCAA National Tourney Play On Friday Two of West Michigan's biggest rivals will collide in the opening round of the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Softball Tournament on Friday (May 10) as Ferris State visits nationally ninth-ranked Grand Valley State for the opening round of the national tournament in Allendale.
  • Ferris State To Face GVSU Friday Afternoon In NCAA Regional Tourney
    May 06, 2013
    Ferris State To Face GVSU Friday Afternoon In NCAA Regional Tourney Official game times have been set for the Ferris State University softball team's appearance in the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Tournament hosted by Grand Valley State in Allendale this weekend (May 10-12). The seventh-seeded Bulldogs and the number two-seeded Lakers will square off on Friday (May 10) at 2:30 p.m. (ET) in the second game of the four-team regional event.
  • Ferris State Softball Receives NCAA Tournament Bid & Will Face GVSU In Opening Round
    May 06, 2013
    Ferris State Softball Receives NCAA Tournament Bid & Will Face GVSU In Opening Round The Ferris State University softball team will have an opportunity to compete in NCAA postseason action as the Bulldogs received their eighth all-time national tournament bid. Ferris State will be the number seven overall seed in the Midwest Region and compete in one of two sub-regional tournaments this weekend (May 10-12) in Allendale, Mich. FSU will face archrival and second-seeded host Grand Valley State in the opening round of the national tournament on Friday.
  • Bulldog Softball Awaits NCAA Selection Announcement After GLIAC Tourney Run Ends
    May 04, 2013
    Bulldog Softball Awaits NCAA Selection Announcement After GLIAC Tourney Run Ends The Ferris State University softball team saw its 2013 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament run come to an end on Saturday (May 4) as the Bulldogs fell 3-2 to eighth-seeded Findlay in an action-packed contest at the Marathon Diamond Complex in Findlay, Ohio.
  • Five Bulldogs Claim All-GLIAC Kudos; Bowler Tabbed GLIAC Pitcher Of The Year
    May 03, 2013
    Five Bulldogs Claim All-GLIAC Kudos; Bowler Tabbed GLIAC Pitcher Of The Year Five Ferris State University softball players have received All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) recognition for the 2013 campaign as the league's all-conference awards were announced on Friday (May 3) in conjunction with the GLIAC Tournament at Findlay, Ohio.
  • Ferris State Advances In GLIAC Tourney With First-Round Win
    May 03, 2013
    Ferris State Advances In GLIAC Tourney With First-Round Win The Ferris State University softball team ran its winning streak to nine consecutive games by picking up a 2-0 win over Tiffin in the opening round of the 2013 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament on Friday (May 3) afternoon at Findlay, Ohio.
  • Bulldog Softball Win Streak Snapped By Ashland In Second GLIAC Tourney Contest
    May 03, 2013
    Bulldog Softball Win Streak Snapped By Ashland In Second GLIAC Tourney Contest The Ferris State University softball team had its nine-game winning streak halted in the second round of the 2013 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament late Friday (May 3) afternoon as the Bulldogs suffered a 3-1 setback to third-seeded Ashland in Findlay, Ohio.
  • Ferris State Softball Climbs Into Seventh In NCAA Regional Rankings
    May 02, 2013
    Ferris State Softball Climbs Into Seventh In NCAA Regional Rankings After an impressive week of action to close out the regular-season, the Ferris State University softball team has climbed into the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Rankings announced late Wednesday afternoon.
  • Follow Bulldog Softball At GLIAC Tourney Via Official Website
    May 02, 2013
    Follow Bulldog Softball At GLIAC Tourney Via Official Website The 2013 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament will open on Friday (May 3) and fans can follow all the live action as the Ferris State Bulldogs continue their quest for a league championship online via the official tournament website.
  • FSU's Amy Dunleavy Chosen To Academic All-District First Team
    May 02, 2013
    FSU's Amy Dunleavy Chosen To Academic All-District First Team Ferris State University softball junior standout Amy Dunleavy has been named to the 2013 Capital One Division II Academic All-District IV First Team.
  • Ferris Sports Update TV - Softball Head Coach Marie Foster
    May 01, 2013
    Ferris Sports Update TV - Softball Head Coach Marie Foster Bulldog Softball head coach Marie Foster is a guest on this season's final episode of Ferris Sports Update and talks with host Rob Bentley about the team's eight wins last week and what's coming up in the GLIAC Tournament.
  • Ferris State's Dana Bowler tabbed As D2 National Pitcher Of The Week
    May 01, 2013
    Ferris State's Dana Bowler tabbed As D2 National Pitcher Of The Week Ferris State University senior pitcher Dana Bowler (Lockport, Ill.) has received impressive distinction for her efforts in the circle last week as today she was chosen as the Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division II National Player of the Week.
  • Second-Seeded Bulldogs Open Quest For GLIAC Title Friday Against Tiffin
    April 29, 2013
    Second-Seeded Bulldogs Open Quest For GLIAC Title Friday Against Tiffin The "second" season for the Ferris State University softball team begins this weekend (May 3-5) as the Bulldogs seek to claim their third Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament title in the program's history.
  • Ferris State Softball Closes Regular-Season As GLIAC's Number Two Seed
    April 28, 2013
    Ferris State Softball Closes Regular-Season As GLIAC's Number Two Seed The Ferris State University softball team closed out the regular season by clinching the number two overall seed for the upcoming Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament by sweeping Northwood in a key league series on Sunday (April 28) afternoon at the FSU Softball Field.
  • Ferris State Softball Moves Into Second-Place Tie In GLIAC By Winning Two Senior Day Games
    April 27, 2013
    Ferris State Softball Moves Into Second-Place Tie In GLIAC By Winning Two Senior Day Games The Ferris State University softball program honored its senior class in style as the Bulldogs ran their winning streak to six consecutive games with a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) home sweep over visiting Hillsdale on Saturday (April 27) at the FSU Softball Field.
  • Bowler Pitches Two Shutouts As Bulldogs Register Home Sweep Over Findlay
    April 26, 2013
    Bowler Pitches Two Shutouts As Bulldogs Register Home Sweep Over Findlay The Ferris State University softball team received a pair of complete game shutouts from senior ace pitcher Dana Bowler and some timely hits to sweep Findlay by identical 2-0 scores in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) doubleheader on Friday (April 25) at the FSU Softball Field.
  • Bulldog Softball Records Road Sweep At Saginaw Valley State
    April 25, 2013
    Bulldog Softball Records Road Sweep At Saginaw Valley State The Ferris State University softball team opened a busy four-day stretch with a sweep on the road over Saginaw Valley State in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play on Thursday (April 25) afternoon in University Center, Mich.
  • Ferris State University Softball To Host Little League Day
    April 24, 2013
    Ferris State University Softball To Host Little League Day Little League Baseball and Softball, along with the Ferris State University softball program, will team up on Saturday, April 27, to welcome Little League Softball players to “Little League Softball Day.”
  • Ferris State's Dana Bowler Tabbed As GLIAC Pitcher Of The Week
    April 24, 2013
    Ferris State's Dana Bowler Tabbed As GLIAC Pitcher Of The Week Senior pitcher Dana Bowler of the Ferris State University softball team has claimed this week's Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Pitcher of the Week honor after an impressive weekend for the Bulldogs.
  • Softball  Doubleheader At SVSU Postponed; To Be Played Thursday
    April 24, 2013
    Softball Doubleheader At SVSU Postponed; To Be Played Thursday For a second-straight day, weather has impacted the Ferris State University softball schedule. The Bulldogs' slated Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) road doubleheader at Saginaw Valley State set for Wednesday (April 24) afternoon has been called off due to wet fields from overnight rain and snow in University Center, Mich.
  • Ferris State Softball Home Doubleheader Against Northwood Moved To Sunday
    April 23, 2013
    Ferris State Softball Home Doubleheader Against Northwood Moved To Sunday Weather has impacted the 2013 Ferris State University softball schedule once again as Tuesday's (April 23) scheduled Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) doubleheader versus Northwood has been cancelled.
  • Ferris State Softball Wins Extended Game One Before Falling In Nightcap At Tiffin
    April 21, 2013
    Ferris State Softball Wins Extended Game One Before Falling In Nightcap At Tiffin The Ferris State softball team wrapped up its weekend trip to Ohio with a split against the Tiffin Dragons in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play on Sunday (April 20) afternoon at Paradiso Fields in Tiffin, Ohio.
  • Home Runs Power Ferris State Softball Past Ohio Dominican In Sweep
    April 20, 2013
    Home Runs Power Ferris State Softball Past Ohio Dominican In Sweep The Ferris State University softball team picked up a key Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) road sweep over Ohio Dominican on Saturday (April 20) as the Bulldogs beat the Panthers by scores of 4-3 and 5-2 in Columbus, Ohio.
  • Bulldog Softball Earns Split In Pair Of 5-0 Games At Wayne State
    April 19, 2013
    Bulldog Softball Earns Split In Pair Of 5-0 Games At Wayne State The Ferris State University softball team opened up a weekend road swing by splitting a pair of 5-0 games on Friday (April 18) afternoon against Wayne State in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play at Detroit.
  • Bulldog Softball Splits Non-League Twinbill At Lewis
    April 16, 2013
    Bulldog Softball Splits Non-League Twinbill At Lewis The Ferris State University softball team hit the field again on Tuesday (April 16) and split a non-conference doubleheader against the Lewis Flyers in Romeoville, Ill.
  • Ferris State Athletics To Hold Special "Title IX Celebration"
    April 15, 2013
    Ferris State Athletics To Hold Special "Title IX Celebration" Ferris State University Athletics, in cooperation with the university's sports communication class, has announced plans to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Title IX. The event will be held in conjunction with the Bulldogs' scheduled Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) home doubleheader versus Findlay on Friday, April 26. First pitch for game one of the twinbill is set for 3:30 p.m. (ET) with the nightcap to follow at approximately 5:30 p.m. (ET).
  • Rescheduled Dates Announced For Bulldog Softball Road Doubleheaders
    April 15, 2013
    Rescheduled Dates Announced For Bulldog Softball Road Doubleheaders Rescheduled dates have been announced for two Ferris State University softball road doubleheaders that were called off this past weekend.
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