Ferris State Track & Field Claims USTFCCCA All-Academic RecognitionBig Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University men's and women's track and field/cross country program recently received several honors as part of the United States Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) postseason awards process for the 2012-13 campaign.
Kyle Bonis & Anna Rudd Chosen As Ferris State's 2012-13 Dean Davenport "Bulldog of the Year" Award WinnersBig Rapids, Mich. - By a nearly unanimous margin, a pair of talented Ferris State University student-athletes have earned the prestigious distinction as recipients of the Dean Davenport "Bulldog of the Year" Award for the 2012-13 athletics campaign. This year's award winners include senior captain Kyle Bonis (Lindsay, Ontario) of the Bulldog men's ice hockey program along with national champion runner Anna Rudd (Leslie), a junior in the FSU women's track and field/cross country program.
National Champion Anna Rudd Claims GLIAC Commissioner's Award HonorsBig Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State University national champion women's track and field standout Anna Rudd (Leslie) was recently recognized as one of the 12 recipients of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Meijer Commissioner's Award for the winter campaign.
Osika Wraps Up FSU Action In 2013 NCAA-II National ChampionshipsThe Ferris State University women's track and field team wrapped up action in the 2013 NCAA Division II National Championships on Friday (May 24) in Pueblo, Colo. The Bulldogs had a single competitor in Friday's action as senior Alyssa Osika (Waterford/Mott) ran the 800 meters. She placed seventh in heat one of three with a time of 2:19.62, which was 20th overall.
Ferris State's Jessica Pilling Claims All-America Honors For Second Time In Hammer ThrowFor the second time in her collegiate career, Ferris State University junior thrower Jessica Pilling (London, Ontario) has claimed All-America honors for the Bulldogs. Pilling placed sixth overall on Thursday (May 23) in the women's hammer throw as the first of two Bulldog competitors to open action in the 2013 NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships held in Pueblo, Colo.
Pilling, Osika To Represent Bulldogs At NCAA Track Outdoor NationalsA pair of Ferris State University women's track and field athletes have received official invitations to compete in the 2013 NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships. Senior Alyssa Osika (Waterford/Mott) along with junior Jessica Pilling (London, Ontario) will each compete at the national championships set for May 23-25 in Pueblo, Colo., at the Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl. Colorado State-Pueblo will serve as host of the championships.
Pilling Sets School Mark In Leading Bulldog Teams In Saturday ActionThe Ferris State University track and field teams closed out another busy weekend with action in two meets on Saturday (April 27). Highlighting the day was Ferris State's Jessica Pilling, who established a new school record and NCAA automatic qualifying mark by winning the hammer throw at the Aquinas meet with a toss of 187-8 (57.21m).
Ferris Sports Update TV - Track & Field's Anna RuddFerris State University track and field standout Anna Rudd sits down with host Rob Bentley on this week's Ferris Sports Update TV show to recap her national championship and talk about her Bulldog career.
Ferris Sports Update TV - Track & Field Coach Steve PicucciFerris State University track and field/cross country head coach Steve Picucci joins host Rob Bentley to discuss the Bulldogs' recent trip to the national championships and the crowning of national champion Anna Rudd on this week's show.
FSU National Champion Anna Rudd Claims USTFCCCA HonorsFerris State University junior standout Anna Rudd (Leslie), who claimed the 2013 NCAA Division II National Championship in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA-II National Indoor Championships, has been recognized for her efforts with several recent awards presented by the United States Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
Rudd Follows Up National Title With Runner-Up Finish In 3000 MetersFerris State University junior standout Anna Rudd (Leslie) followed up her national championship effort in the 5,000 meters by earning runner-up recognition in the 3,000 meters on the final day of action Saturday (March 9) at the NCAA Division II National Championships held in Birmingham, Ala.
Ferris Sports Update TV - Track Coach Steve PicucciBulldog men's and women's track and field coach Steve Picucci talks with host Rob Bentley on this week's Ferris Sports Update TV show. They review the GLIAC Indoor Championships and preview the national meet.
Bulldog Track & Field To Compete In GLIAC Indoor ChampionshipsThe Ferris State University men's and women's indoor track and field teams will take part in the 2013 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday and Sunday (Feb. 23-24) in Allendale, Mich.
Bulldogs "Tune Up" For GLIAC Championships At GVSU Indoor MeetThe Ferris State University men's and women's indoor track and field teams took part in one final meet prior to the league championships as the Bulldogs sent selected competitors to the Grand Valley State "Tune-up" event on Friday (Feb. 15) night in Allendale.