2014 Ferris State Softball News

August 5, 2014
Annual Ferris State Softball Golf Outing Set For August 24
Big Rapids, Mich. - The annual Ferris State University Softball Golf Outing will be held Sunday, August 24, at scenic Clear Lake Golf Club near Big Rapids. Visit this link for more information!

July 2, 2014
The Late Linda Burnes Honored As 2013-14 Ferris State Athletics "Pete Peterson Pride Award" Recipient
Big Rapids, Mich. - One of Ferris State University's biggest "superfans" and supporters, the late Linda Burnes, has been chosen as the 2013-14 "Pete Peterson Bulldog Pride Award" recipient for her longtime loyal and devoted support of Ferris State Athletics.

June 24, 2014
Ferris State Athletics Becomes Michigan's First NCAA School To Sign With Under Armour
Big Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State University Athletics has joined forces with one of the global leaders in performance footwear and apparel, becoming the first NCAA school in the state of Michigan to sign an exclusive agreement with Under Armour.

May 9, 2014
Nearly 40 Ferris State Student-Athletes To Receive Degrees During Spring Graduation Ceremonies This Weekend
Big Rapids, Mich. - A total of 39 current and former Ferris State University student-athletes are expected to officially receive degrees as part of the 2014 spring commencement ceremonies to be held this weekend (May 9-10) at FSU's Jim Wink Arena.

April 26, 2014
Ferris State Home Makeup Contests Called Off By Conference Office
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University softball squad's remaining Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) makeup home dates slated for Sunday and Monday (April 27-28) versus Ashland and Grand Valley State have been dropped from the conference schedule based on a league decision and will not be played.

April 26, 2014
Host Hillsdale Too Much For Bulldogs In League Road Twinbill
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University softball team suffered a pair of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) road setbacks in action on Saturday (April 26) against the Hillsdale Chargers in Hillsdale, Mich.

April 25, 2014
Bulldog Softball Drops Two In League Double Dip At Findlay
Big Rapids, Mich. - Host Findlay rallied for a comeback win in the opener and then bolted out to an early advantage in the nightcap en route to a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) sweep over Ferris State in softball action on Friday (April 25) in Findlay, Ohio.

April 24, 2014
STUDENT-ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT: Softball's Alex Wittman
Bulldog Softball senior outfielder Alex Wittman is featured in this "Student-Athlete Spotlight" produced by FerrisStateBulldogs.com writer Nichole Boehnke.

April 24, 2014
Official Start Times Announced For Remaining Ferris State Home Softball Games
Big Rapids, Mich. - Official game times have been announced for the Ferris State University softball team's remaining regular-season home games this campaign.

April 23, 2014
Ferris Sports Update TV - Softball's Cara DeLange
Ferris State Softball pitcher Cara DeLange joins host Rob Bentley to recap all the Bulldogs' action on the Ferris Sports Update TV show.

April 23, 2014
Late Rally Falls Short For Ferris State In Wednesday League Home Contest
Big Rapids, Mich. - A late rally fell short for the Ferris State University softball team as the Bulldogs dropped a 4-2 home decision to Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) leader Saginaw Valley State on Wednesday (April 23) at the FSU Softball Field.

April 22, 2014
GLIAC Announces Changes To Ferris State's Remaining Regular-Season Slate
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) has announced a few changes to the league's softball rain date schedule this weekend which impacts Ferris State University's remaining regular-season slate.

April 22, 2014
Visiting Wayne State Powers Past Bulldogs In GLIAC Twinbill
Big Rapids, Mich. - Visiting Wayne State proved to be tough to beat on Tuesday (April 22) as the Warriors posted a pair of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) victories over Ferris State at the FSU Softball Field in Big Rapids.

April 21, 2014
Ferris State Softball Posts Two Impressive Wins In Sweeping Lake Superior State
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University softball team registered an impressive Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) home sweep over visiting Lake Superior State on Monday (April 21) as the Bulldogs rolled to a pair of league wins under rainy and wet conditions at the FSU Softball Field.

April 19, 2014
Dunleavy's Three-Run Shot Helps Bulldogs Win Game Two For League Split
Big Rapids, Mich. - A three-run homer from senior Amy Dunleavy in the sixth inning lifted the Ferris State University softball team to a win over the Tiffin Dragons and yet another Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) home split on Saturday (April 19) at the FSU Softball Field.

April 17, 2014
Late Rally In Nightcap Helps Bulldogs Earn Home Split Against Panthers
Big Rapids, Mich. - A pair of runs in the seventh inning led the Ferris State University softball team to a game two victory and a split with one of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference's (GLIAC) top teams in Ohio Dominican on Thursday (April 17) at the FSU Softball Field in Big Rapids.

April 17, 2014
Ohio Dominican Highlights 4/17/14
Big Rapids, Mich. - A pair of runs in the seventh inning led the Ferris State University softball team to a game two victory and a split with one of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference's (GLIAC) top teams in Ohio Dominican on Thursday (April 17) at the FSU Softball Field in Big Rapids.

April 16, 2014
Ferris Sports Update TV - Softball's Cara DeLange
Junior pitcher Cara DeLange of the Ferris State softball team talks with host Rob Bentley about the Bulldogs on this week's Ferris Sports Update TV show

April 16, 2014
Bulldog Softball Slated To Continue Busy Homestand On Thursday Afternoon
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University softball team returns to the field in Big Rapids on Thursday as the Bulldogs continue a lengthy homestand against Ohio Dominican at the FSU Softball Field.

April 15, 2014
Tuesday's Home Softball Doubleheader Cancelled After Storms & Snow
Big Rapids, Mich. - It may be mid-April, but snow along with wet field conditions have forced the cancellation of Tuesday's (April 15) Ferris State University home softball doubleheader against Ashland at the FSU Softball Field.

April 12, 2014
Sunday Home Doubleheader Against Wayne State Officially Cancelled Due To Weather
Big Rapids, Mich. - Weather has yet again impacted the Ferris State University softball schedule as the Bulldogs have officially announced the cancellation of Sunday's (April 13) Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) home doubleheader versus Wayne State.

April 12, 2014
Late Comeback Falls Short For Bulldogs In Game One Before Rain Halts Nightcap
Big Rapids, Mich. - A late comeback fell short for the Ferris State University softball team as the Bulldogs dropped a 6-4 decision to visiting Saginaw Valley State in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play at home on Saturday (April 12) at the FSU Softball Field.

April 11, 2014
Ferris State Softball Slated To Open 14-Game Conference Homestand
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University women's softball team will hit the field for its first home action of the season and begin a lenghty homestand with three Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) twinbills this weekend.

April 11, 2014
Ferris State Softball Opens League Homestand With Friday Split
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University softball team opened up a 14-game Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) homestand with a league split versus Malone on Friday (April 11) at the FSU Softball Field in Big Rapids.

April 9, 2014
Walk-Off Double In Nightcap Helps Bulldogs To League Road Split At Northwood
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University softball team received a walk-off double from freshman catcher Casey Bias in the bottom of the seventh inning to take game two and earned an evening split on the road against Northwood in Great Lakes Intercollegaite Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play on Wednesday (April 9) in Midland, Mich.

April 4, 2014
Saturday's Ferris State Softball Home Doubleheader Versus GVSU Called Off
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University softball team's scheduled Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) home doubleheader against archrival Grand Valley State set for Saturday (April 5) at the FSU Softball Field has been cancelled due to weather and field conditions.

April 1, 2014
Bulldog Softball Storms Past Lake Erie In GLIAC Road Sweep
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University softball team completed its league-opening trip to Ohio with a two-game sweep over Lake Erie on Tuesday (April 1) at a neutral site in North Canton, Ohio.

March 31, 2014
Ferris State Softball Suffers Two Narrow Setbacks In First League Action
Big Rapids, Mich. - After more than two weeks off, the Ferris State University softball team finally returned to action on Monday (March 31) as the Bulldogs opened Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play on the road against Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio.

March 29, 2014
Another Change To Upcoming Ferris State Softball Slate
Big Rapids, Mich. - Another change has been made to the Ferris State University softball schedule due to weekend weather in Ohio.

March 28, 2014
Ferris State Softball Schedule Impacted By Weather & Field Conditions
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University softball team's schedule has been further impacted by weather as the Bulldogs have announced several changes to the upcoming slate.

March 24, 2014
Bulldog Softball Home Doubleheader Versus Lewis Cancelled For Wednesday
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University softball team's scheduled home non-conference doubleheader versus Lewis (Ill.) scheduled for this Wednesday (March 25) afternoon in Big Rapids has been cancelled.

March 20, 2014
Ferris State Softball Home Contests This Weekend Cancelled Due To Weather
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University softball team's scheduled Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) home doubleheaders versus Ashland and Malone scheduled for this weekend (March 22-23) in Big Rapids have been cancelled.

March 19, 2014
Ferris Sports Update TV - Softball Head Coach Sarah Rotta
First-year Ferris State University softball head coach Sarah Rotta joins host Rob Bentley to review the team's trip to Florida and preview conference action on this week's Ferris Sports Update TV show.

March 14, 2014
Ferris State Wraps Up Florida Trip On Three-Game Streak With Back-To-Back Wins Friday
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University softball team wrapped up its week-long action in the Florida Rebel Spring Games riding a three-game winning streak as the Bulldogs posted back-to-back wins in their final day of competition on Friday (March 14) in Winter Haven, Fla.

March 13, 2014
Bulldog Softball Returns To Action & Splits Two Games On Thursday In Florida
Big Rapids, Mich. - After nearly two days off, the Ferris State University softball team returned to action at the Florida Rebel Spring Games on Thursday (March 13) and split two contests in Winter Haven, Fla.

March 12, 2014
Ferris State's Two Wednesday Softball Games In Florida Rained Out
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University softball team had its schedule impacted by weather in the Sunshine State as the Bulldogs' two contests on Wednesday (March 12) at the Florida Rebel Spring Games were cancelled due to rain and wet fields in Winter Haven, Fla.

March 10, 2014
Bulldogs Suffer Two Five-Run Losses To Highly-Regarded Competition In Florida
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University softball team played a pair of games for the third day in a row, but dropped two competitive tilts on Monday (March 10) at the annual Florida Rebel Spring Games being held in Winter Haven, Fla.

March 9, 2014
Ferris State Drops Two Outings In Sunday Action At Florida Rebel Spring Games
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University softball team continued action on Sunday (March 9) with day two play at the Florida Rebel Spring Games in Winter Haven, Fla.

March 8, 2014
Bulldog Softball Moves To 2-1 On Year With Saturday Split In Florida
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University softball team opened action in the Florida Rebel Spring Games on Saturday (March 8) and split a pair of contests to push their record to 2-1 overall on the season.

March 7, 2014
Ferris State Softball Scores Five Runs In Seventh To Win Season Opener In Florida
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University softball team opened a new season and a new era by beating Notre Dame College (Ohio) by a 9-4 score on Friday (March 7) night in Clermont, Fla.

March 7, 2014
Ferris State Softball To Open Season In Florida; Season Opener Tonight With Game Addition
Big Rapids, Mich. - The 2014 Ferris State University softball team will open its 42nd season of intercollegiate competition in the Sunshine State as the Bulldogs travel to Florida over the FSU spring break period.

February 26, 2014
Ferris State Softball Chosen Fourth In GLIAC Preseason Coaches Poll
Big Rapids, Mich. - For the second consecutive year, the Ferris State University softball team has been chosen to finish fourth overall of 14 schools in the 2014 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Preseason Coaches Poll, which was announced by the league office.

February 25, 2014
Ferris State Softball Opener Delayed A Week As Trip To Southern Indiana Cancelled
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University women's softball team will have to wait another week to officially open its 2014 spring campaign as the Bulldogs' scheduled trip to the University of Southern Indiana Tourament slated for this weekend has been called off.

November 19, 2013
Veteran Collegiate Head Coach Tabbed To Lead Ferris State Softball Program
Big Rapids, Mich. - A veteran coach with more than 15 years of experience in directing an intercollegiate softball program has been tabbed as Ferris State University's next head softball coach as FSU Athletics Director Perk Weisenburger announced today (Nov. 19) the appointment of Sarah Rotta to lead the Bulldog program.

November 19, 2013
Meet Head Coach Sarah Rotta
Big Rapids, Mich. - A veteran coach with more than 15 years of experience in directing an intercollegiate softball program has been tabbed as Ferris State University's next head softball coach as FSU Athletics Director Perk Weisenburger announced today (Nov. 19) the appointment of Sarah Rotta to lead the Bulldog program.

October 28, 2013
Ferris State Athletics' Women In Sports Day Event Proves Successful
Big Rapids, Mich. – The Ferris State University Athletics Department helped introduce young children to the world of intercollegiate athletics during the second “Women in Sports Day” event held recently on the FSU campus.

October 22, 2013
2014 Softball Individual Camp & Game Clinics
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State Softball program will holds its annual individual camp and indoor game clinics in late January and early February of 2014. Visit this link for more info!

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