2012-13 News

August 1, 2013
Ferris State Track & Field Claims USTFCCCA All-Academic Recognition
Big 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.

July 18, 2013
Kyle Bonis & Anna Rudd Chosen As Ferris State's 2012-13 Dean Davenport "Bulldog of the Year" Award Winners
Big 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.

June 26, 2013
Ferris State's Anna Rudd Caps Stellar Season As First Team Academic All-American
National Champion runner Anna Rudd (Leslie) of the Ferris State University track and field/cross country program has capped a stellar season by being named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-America First Team.

June 14, 2013
Bulldog Women's Track/Cross Country Places Ninth In National Program Of The Year Race
Big Rapids, Mich. - For the second consecutive year, the Ferris State University women's cross country/track and field program has wrapped up the year listed among the nation's top 10 teams in the United States Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Program of the Year standings.

June 13, 2013
National Champion Anna Rudd Claims GLIAC Commissioner's Award Honors
Big 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.

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.

June 11, 2013
Chute, Rudd Claim Capital One Academic All-District Track/CC Accolades
Big Rapids, Mich. - Two Ferris State University track and field/cross country student-athletes have achieved Capital One Academic All-District IV First Team status and are now eligible to receive Academic All-America recognition for the 2012-13 campaign.

May 25, 2013
Osika Wraps Up FSU Action In 2013 NCAA-II National Championships
The 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.

May 23, 2013
Pilling, Osika Pick Up All-Region Recognition & Set To Open NCAA Outdoor Championships
Two Ferris State University women's track and field athletes have officially been chosen as U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Region honorees for the 2012-13 season and will take part in this weekend's NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships

May 23, 2013
Ferris State's Jessica Pilling Claims All-America Honors For Second Time In Hammer Throw
For 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.

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.

May 14, 2013
Pilling, Osika To Represent Bulldogs At NCAA Track Outdoor Nationals
A 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.

May 10, 2013
Bulldogs Record Two National-Qualifying Performances At GVSU Last Chance Meet
The Ferris State University outdoor track and field teams had a pair of national-qualifying performances in the Grand Valley State Last Chance meet held on Friday (May 10) in Allendale.

May 3, 2013
Ferris State Track & Field Wraps Up Action At GLIAC Outdoor Championships
The Ferris State University men's and women's outdoor track and field teams wrapped up action in the 2013 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Championships on Friday (May 3) in Ashland, Ohio.

May 2, 2013
Bulldog Track & Field Opens Up Action At GLIAC Championships
The Ferris State University men's and women's outdoor track and field squads opened action in the 2013 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Outdoor Championships on Thursday (May 2) in Ashland, Ohio.

May 1, 2013
Ferris Sports Update TV - Track & Field's Jessica Pilling
Ferris Sports Update TV this week features track and field student-athlete Jessica Pilling, who joins host Rob Bentley to talk about the Bulldogs' season to date and preview the GLIAC Championships.

May 1, 2013
Ferris State Track & Field Heads To GLIAC Championships This Week
The Ferris State University men's and women's outdoor track and field teams are scheduled to take part this week in the 2013 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

April 28, 2013
Pilling Sets School Mark In Leading Bulldog Teams In Saturday Action
The 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).

April 27, 2013
FSU Track & Field Opens Weekend Action At Hillsdale Gina Relays
The Ferris State University men's and women's outdoor track and field teams returned to action with competition late Thursday night and Friday (April 25-26) at the 47th annual Hillsdale College Gina Relays.

April 20, 2013
Bulldog Track & Field Wraps Up Weekend Action At Two Meets Saturday
The Ferris State University men's and women's track and field teams continued weekend action on Saturday (April 20) with competition at two different meets.

April 19, 2013
Ferris State Track & Field Teams Open Busy Weekend Of Action
The Ferris State University men's and women's outdoor track and field teams opened a busy weekend of action in two different meets with more action to come on Saturday (April 20).

April 13, 2013
FSU Battles Elements In Posting Marks At Hillsdale Invitational
Despite the weather conditions, the Ferris State University men's and women's track and field teams hit the track again on Saturday (April 13) as the Bulldogs took part in the Hillsdale Invitational.

April 10, 2013
Ferris Sports Update TV - Track & Field Coach Steve Picucci
Head Coach Steve Picucci wraps up last week's Bulldog Track & Field Open and previews what's head on this week's Ferris Sports Update TV show with host Rob Bentley.

April 6, 2013
Bulldog Track & Field Racks Up 43 Top-Five Finishes In Annual Home Meet
The Ferris State University men's and women's outdoor track and field teams braved the weather for an opportunity to run on their home track Saturday (April 6) as FSU hosted its annual Bulldog Open at Top Taggart Field.

April 4, 2013
Ferris Sports Update TV - Track & Field's Anna Rudd
Ferris 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.

April 2, 2013
Ferris State To Host Annual Home Track Invitational Saturday
The Ferris State University men's and women's outdoor track and field teams will host the annual Bulldog Invitational Saturday, April 6, at FSU's Top Taggart Field in Big Rapids, Mich.

March 30, 2013
Ferris State Track & Field Opens Outdoor Season At Annual Raleigh Relays
The Ferris State University men's and women's track and field teams officially opened the 2013 outdoor campaign at the annual Raleigh Relays hosted by North Carolina State University on Friday and Saturday (March 29-30) at the Paul H. Herr Track in Raleigh, N.C.

March 25, 2013
2013 Bulldog Track & Field Open - Meet Information
Visit this link for information pertaining to the annual Ferris State University Bulldog Track and Field Open slated to be held on April 6 at FSU's Top Taggart Field.

March 20, 2013
Ferris Sports Update TV - Track & Field Coach Steve Picucci
Ferris 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.

March 20, 2013
FSU National Champion Anna Rudd Claims USTFCCCA Honors
Ferris 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).

March 9, 2013
Rudd Follows Up National Title With Runner-Up Finish In 3000 Meters
Ferris 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.

March 8, 2013
Ferris State's Anna Rudd Claims NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP In 5,000 Meters
Ferris State University junior runner Anna Rudd (Leslie) put her name in the record books on Friday (March 8) night as she claimed the NCAA Division II National Championship in the women's 5,000 meters at the Division II Championships held in Birmingham, Ala.

March 7, 2013
FSU's Pilling Takes 10th Place In Weight Throw On Day One At NCAA Championships
One competitor opened action for the Ferris State University indoor track and field team on day one Thursday (March 7) at the 2013 NCAA Division II National Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Ala.

February 27, 2013
Ferris Sports Update TV - Track Coach Steve Picucci
Bulldog 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.

February 27, 2013
Rudd, Pilling & Chute Chosen For 2013 NCAA Indoor Track Championships
Three Ferris State University indoor track and field student-athletes will compete in the 2013 NCAA Division II National Indoor Championships next week as the official selections have been announced by the NCAA.

February 24, 2013
Rudd Claims Meet Recognition As FSU Wraps Up GLIAC Indoor Championships
The Ferris State University men's and women's outdoor track and field teams wrapped up action in the 2013 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Indoor Championships on Sunday (Feb. 24) at the Kelly Family Sports Center in Allendale.

February 23, 2013
Rudd Claims 5,000 Meters On First Day Of GLIAC Indoor Championships
The Ferris State University men's and women's outdoor track and field teams opened action in the 2013 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Indoor Championships on Saturday (Feb. 23) at the Kelly Family Sports Center in Allendale.

February 22, 2013
Bulldog Track & Field To Compete In GLIAC Indoor Championships
The 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.

February 20, 2013
Anna Rudd Chosen As GLIAC Runner Of Week For Second Time This Season
For the second time this indoor season, Ferris State University senior Anna Rudd (Leslie) has been tabbed as this week's Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) women's indoor track and field "Runner of the Week" as announced by the league office.

February 15, 2013
Bulldogs "Tune Up" For GLIAC Championships At GVSU Indoor Meet
The 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.

February 13, 2013
Ferris Sports Update TV - Track Coach Steve Picucci
Head men's and women's track and field coach Steve Picucci joins host Rob Bentley on this week's Ferris Sports Update TV show to talk about the indoor season and what's ahead for the Bulldogs.

February 9, 2013
Bulldogs Take Part In One Of Nation's Largest Indoor Meets
The Ferris State University men's and women's track and field teams took part in the Grand Valley State "Big Meet" on Friday and Saturday (Feb. 8-9) in Allendale, Mich.

January 25, 2013
FSU Track & Field Competes Well At The Cardinal Open
The Ferris State University men's and women's indoor track and field teams returned to action by taking part in the "Cardinal Open" hosted by Saginaw Valley State on Friday (Jan. 25) night inside the Ryder Center in University Center, Mich.

January 23, 2013
Ferris State Track/CC & Meijer Team Up To Support Student-Athlete
Members of the Ferris State University men's and women's cross country and track program, along with the generous assistance of Meijer, recently came together to help support one of their own.

January 16, 2013
FSU's Anna Rudd Tabbed As GLIAC Runner Of The Week
Ferris State University senior Anna Rudd (Leslie) has been tabbed as this week's Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) women's indoor track and field "Runner of the Week" as announced by the league office.

January 11, 2013
FSU Track Teams Perform Well In CMU Open Friday Night
The Ferris State University men's and women's indoor track and field teams opened second semester action on Friday night (Jan. 11) with several noteworty performances at the Central Michigan Open held in Mt. Pleasant, Mich.

November 30, 2012
Three National-Qualifying Marks for Bulldog Indoor Track
The Ferris State University men's and women's indoor track and field teams had a limited number of student-athletes open competition for the first time on Friday (Nov. 30) night at the Laker Early Bird Meet hosted by Grand Valley State in Allendale.