2011-12 News

June 21, 2012
Huntey Chosen As Bouyer Leadership Recipient
Senior Ashley Huntey of the Ferris State University volleyball team has been chosen as the recipient of the FSU Athletics Department's Willie Bouyer Leadership Award for the 2011-12 campaign.

January 10, 2012
Paige Weaver To Join FSU Volleyball Program
Ferris State University has received a volleyball commitment from prep hitter Paige Weaver (Davison/Cranbrook Kingswood), according to an announcement made recently by FSU head coach Tia Brandel-Wilhelm.

January 5, 2012
Women's Volleyball Adds Illinois Native Dowd
The Ferris State University women's volleyball program has added yet another recruit as prep outside hitter Danielle "Deedee" Dowd (Manhattan, Ill./Lincoln-Way Central) signed with the Bulldogs during the fall signing period.

January 3, 2012
FSU's Anne Sutton An Academic All-American!
nior middle hitter Anne Sutton of the Ferris State University women's volleyball squad was recently named to the 2011 Capital One Division II Academic All-America Third Team.

December 15, 2011
Jenna Way To Continue Family Tradition At FSU
The Ferris State University women's volleyball program has announced the addition of prep player Jenna Way (Charlevoix), who will continue a family tradition at FSU. She will join the Bulldogs effective with the fall 2012 campaign.

December 14, 2011
Ferris State Volleyball Signs Kate Pretty
Talented prep outside hitter Kate Pretty (Midland/Dow) has announced her intentions to join the Ferris State University women's volleyball program, beginning with the fall 2012 campaign.

December 14, 2011
Megan Vander Meer Inks With FSU Volleyball
The Ferris State University women's volleyball program recently secured a commitment from prep standout Megan Vander Meer (Grand Rapids). The announcement was made by Bulldog head coach Tia Brandel-Wilhelm.

December 8, 2011
Three FSU Athletes Claim Commissioner's Award
Three Ferris State University student-athletes - Ashley Huntey, Tom Schneider and Tina Muir - have been tabbed as GLIAC Commissioner's Award honorees for the fall season.

December 5, 2011
FSU Volleyball Banquet Set For Jan. 8
The 2011 Ferris State University volleyball team will celebrate its memorable campaign by holding its annual postseason awards banquet on Sunday, Jan. 8, at CK's Banquet Hall.

November 29, 2011
Huntey & Tobiczyk Earn All-America Honors!
A pair of Ferris State University women's volleyball players have earned All-America recognition after leading the Bulldogs to the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Semifinals and a league championship this campaign.

November 27, 2011
Ferris Sports Update - Tia Brandel-Wilhelm
Bulldog Volleyball head coach Tia Brandel-Wilhelm recaps the 2011 campaign on Ferris Sports Update with host Rob Bentley.

November 19, 2011
Volleyball Season Ends In Regional Semifinals
The Ferris State women's volleyball team had its season come to a close with a 3-0 setback to Indianapolis in the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Tournament on Saturday (Nov. 19) evening in Hillsdale, Mich.

November 18, 2011
FSU Volleyball Advances To Regional Semifinals!
The Ferris State University women's volleyball squad moved on to the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Semifinals with a 3-2 triumph over Saginaw Valley State in quarterfinal-round action on Friday

November 17, 2011
Fan Bus To Hillsdale For NCAA Volleyball
Ferris State University fans wishing to catch the nationally 11th-ranked Bulldog volleyball team in action at the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Tournament might have a special opportunity to do so.

November 17, 2011
Ferris Sports Update - Tia Brandel-Wilhelm
Ferris Sports Update features Bulldog volleyball head coach Tia Brandel-Wilhelm along with host Rob Bentley as they recap the action and preview the week ahead.

November 16, 2011
Huntey & Sutton Earn Academic Honors
Two Ferris State University women's volleyball players have been rewarded for their academic and athletic accomplishments by being chosen to the Capital One Division II Academic All-District IV First Team.

November 16, 2011
Four FSU Players Claim All-Region Kudos
Four members of the Ferris State University women's volleyball squad have been tabbed among the top 14 players in the region as the 2011 Daktronics Division II All-Midwest Region Teams were announced on Wednesday (Nov. 16).

November 15, 2011
Volleyball Notes: NCAA Tourney (Nov. 18-20)
The FSU women's volleyball team will take on fellow GLIAC foe Saginaw Valley State on Friday (Nov. 18) in a 2:30 p.m. (EDT) NCAA Regional quarterfinal match at Hillsdale, Mich.

November 15, 2011
Sunny 97.3 FM & BSN To Air FSU Volleyball
Sunny 97.3 FM, in conjunction with the Bulldog Sports Network, will broadcast Ferris State's NCAA Midwest Regional Volleyball Tournament matches live from Hillsdale.

November 14, 2011
Match Times & Ticket Prices For NCAA Volleyball
Ticket prices and match times have been set for the 2011 NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Volleyball Tournament, which will take place this weekend (Nov. 18-20) in Hillsdale, Mich.

November 13, 2011
FSU Falls To Hillsdale In GLIAC Title Match
FSU came out on the short end of a 3-0 setback to the nationally eighth-ranked Hillsdale Chargers on Sunday (Nov. 13) afternoon in the 2011 GLIAC Tournament Championship Match.

November 13, 2011
FSU Well-Represented On All-GLIAC Teams!
The Ferris State University women's volleyball program received plenty of recognition for a memorable campaign to date as the 2011 All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Awards were presented in conjunction with the conference volleyball tournament semifinals on Saturday (Nov. 12) at the Ewigleben Sports Arena in Big Rapids.

November 13, 2011
Ferris State To Face SVSU In NCAA Regional
The 2011 Ferris State University women's volleyball team will continue its post-season action as the Bulldogs have earned a berth in this week's NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Women's Volleyball Tournament

November 13, 2011
FSU vs. Hillsdale In GLIAC Title Match Sunday
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team will take on Hillsdale in the 2011 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament Championship Match on Sunday (Nov. 13) at the Ewigleben Sports Arena in Big Rapids.

November 12, 2011
Ferris State Advances to GLIAC Tourney Finals
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team advanced to the final round to the 2011 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament after blanking Ashland University 3-0 on Saturday.

November 10, 2011
FSU To Host GLIAC Volleyball Semifinals/Finals
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team will host the semifinals and finals of the 2011 GLIAC Tournament this weekend (Nov. 12-13) at the Ewigleben Sports Arena.

November 10, 2011
FSU Dominates WSU In GLIAC Quarterfinal
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team dominated Wayne State in the quarterfinal-round of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament on Thursday (Nov. 10) evening

November 9, 2011
Huntey Tabbed GLIAC Player Of The Week
Senior outside hitter Ashley Huntey has earned this week's Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) North Division Player of the Week honor.

November 9, 2011
FSU Volleyball Notes: GLIAC Tourney
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team will host Wayne State in the quarterfinal-round of the GLIAC Tournament this Thursday (Nov. 10) at 7 p.m. (ET) inside the Ewigleben Sports Arena in Big Rapids, Mich

November 8, 2011
Ticket Info For Thurday's GLIAC Volleyball
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team will host Wayne State in the quarterfinal-round of the 2011 GLIAC Tournament on Thursday (Nov. 10) evening at the Ewigleben Sports Arena.

November 7, 2011
Catch The Action: Busy Week In FSU Athletics
It's a busy week for Ferris State University Athletics as the Bulldogs will be hosting events in multiple sports this week, including games in potentially four venues on Saturday (Nov. 12) alone.

November 6, 2011
GLIAC Volleyball Tournament Matchups Set
The Ferris State volleyball team has secured the number one seed for the 2011 GLIAC Tournament and will host Wayne State in the quarterfinal-round this Thursday (Nov. 10) evening.

November 5, 2011
Bulldogs Are GLIAC Regular Season Champions!
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team clinched the GLIAC's regular-season crown with a 3-1 win over Lake Superior State on Saturday.

November 4, 2011
Bulldogs Extend Win Streak To Seven-Straight
Senior Ashley Huntey notched her 1,000th career kill as 12th-ranked FSU battled to a 3-2 league road win over Northwood on Friday night in Midland.

November 4, 2011
FSU Volleyball Second In Midwest Region
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team has climbed to second in the latest NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Rankings announced on Thursday (Nov. 3).

November 3, 2011
Volleyball Captures GLIAC North Championship!
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team officially captured the 2011 GLIAC North Division Championship with Wednesday (Nov. 2) night's 3-0 league road victory at Saginaw Valley State.

November 2, 2011
Lisa Tobiczyk Becomes All-Time Digs Leader
Senior libero Lisa Tobiczyk (Marysville) of the nationally-ranked Ferris State University women's volleyball team recently became the program's all-time career digs leader.

November 2, 2011
Volleyball Wins Again To Improve To 22-2
The Ferris State University women's volleyball squad won a key GLIAC road match with a decisive 3-0 shutout of Saginaw Valley State on Wednesday (Nov. 2) evening in University Center, Mich.

November 1, 2011
Volleyball Weekly Notes (Matches 24-26)
This week (Nov. 2-5), the Ferris State University women's volleyball team will wrap up the 2011 regular-season with three road matches as they try to clinch the GLIAC's number one overall seed.

October 30, 2011
Bulldogs Dominate Tiffin In GLIAC Road Victory
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team put together a dominating performance as the Bulldogs topped Tiffin by a 3-0 score (25-16, 25-19, 27-25) on Sunday (Oct. 30) afternoon in Tiffin, Ohio.

October 29, 2011
FSU Volleyball Beats ODU In Four Sets
The nationally 11th-ranked Ferris State University women's volleyball team won its 20th match of the season with a 3-1 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) road victory at Ohio Dominican on Saturday (Oct. 29) evening in Columbus, Ohio.

October 25, 2011
FSU Volleyball Weekly Notes (Matches 22-23)
The nationally 11th-ranked Ferris State women's volleyball team will open a five-match road stretch this weekend (Oct. 29-30) in Ohio to wrap up league regular-season play.

October 23, 2011
FSU Volleyball Avenges Loss In Home Finale
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team remained unbeaten at home and avenged an earlier loss with a key 3-1 victory over Northern Michigan on Sunday (Oct. 23) at the Ewigleben Sports Arena in Big Rapids.

October 22, 2011
Ferris State Volleyball Blanks Michigan Tech
The nationally 13th-ranked Ferris State University women's volleyball team dominated Michigan Tech in a 3-0 (25-11, 25-9, 25-14) victory over the Huskies in GLIAC action on Saturday (Oct. 22) afternoon.

October 20, 2011
FSU Volleyball Weekly Notes (Matches 20-21)
This weekend, the Ferris State University women's volleyball team will return home to face Michigan Tech and Northern Michigan in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) action.

October 19, 2011
Huntey To Be Honored for 1,000 Career Digs
Senior outside hitter Ashley Huntey (Stanwood/Morley-Stanwood) of the 2011 Ferris State women's volleyball team will be honored prior to this Saturday's (Oct. 22) match against Michigan Tech.

October 19, 2011
Bulldogs' Fordyce Named To All-Tourney Team
Ferris State junior setter Samantha Fordyce was named to the 2011 Mizuno GLVC/GLIAC Crossover All-Tournament Team for her efforts this past weekend in Aurora, Ill.

October 18, 2011
Ashley Huntey Earns GLIAC Weekly Honor
FSU senior volleyball player Ashley Huntey has claimed the GLIAC's weekly award for the third time this season after her performance in a weekend tournament.

October 15, 2011
Volleyball Wins Final Match Of Crossover
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team got back on track with a 3-1 non-league win over Missouri S&T to wrap up the 2011 Mizuno GLVC/GLIAC Crossover Tournament on Saturday (Oct. 15) in Aurora, Ill.

October 14, 2011
13th-Ranked NKU Snaps Bulldog Win Streak
The nationally 11th-ranked Ferris State University women's volleyball team saw its 11-match winning streak come to an end on Friday night (Oct. 14) as the Bulldogs dropped a heartbreaking 3-2 decision.

October 14, 2011
FSU Volleyball Duo From Marysville Featured
Ferris State Volleyball players Lisa Tobiczyk and Mallory Kopa, a pair of former Marysville players, were featured in a Port Huron Times-Herald article. Click here to read.

October 14, 2011
Ferris Tops Lewis In GLVC/GLIAC Crossover
Nationally 11th-ranked Ferris State opened play in the 2011 Mizuno GLVC/GLIAC Crossover Tournament with a 3-1 win over Lewis (Ill.) on Friday afternoon in Aurora, Ill.

October 11, 2011
Volleyball Weekly Notes (Matches 17-19)
The nationally 11th-ranked Ferris State University women's volleyball team will be competing in the 2011 Mizuno GLVC/GLIAC Crossover Tournament this weekend (Oct. 14-15). Click here for notes.

October 10, 2011
Pairings Announced For GLVC/GLIAC Crossover
Official pairings have been announced for the 2011 Mizuno GLVC/GLIAC Crossover Tournament this weekend (Oct. 14-15) at the Great Lakes Center in Aurora, Ill.

October 8, 2011
Bulldog Volleyball Extends Win Streak To 10
The nationally 11th-ranked Bulldogs won their 10th consecutive match with a 3-0 win over Ashland on the road in GLIAC play on Saturday afternoon at Ashland, Ohio.

October 7, 2011
Ferris State Volleyball Posts Another Shutout
The nationally 11th-ranked Ferris State University women's volleyball team kept its GLIAC win streak alive by blanking Lake Erie in a 3-0 (25-17, 25-13, 25-11) decision on Friday night.

October 6, 2011
Ferris Sports Update - Lisa Tobiczyk
Ferris State University women's volleyball player Lisa Tobiczyk is a guest on Ferris Sports Update and talks about the Bulldogs' season with host Rob Bentley this week.

October 5, 2011
Volleyball Weekly Notes (Matches 15-16)
The 11th-ranked Ferris State Volleyball team will try to keep its eight-match win streak alive as the Bulldogs visit Lake Erie and Ashland this week for two GLIAC matches.

October 4, 2011
FSU Now 11th Nationally - Highest in 20 Years
The FSU volleyball team has moved up to 11th in this week's AVCA Division II National Rankings, which represents the Bulldogs' highest national ranking in more than 20 years.

October 3, 2011
Radio: Bulldog Sports Update On Sunny 97.3 FM
Rob Bentley checked in with Steve Masters and Lynne Scheible on Sunny 97.3 FM's Radio Caffeine talk show this morning.

October 2, 2011
Ferris Tops GVSU For Eighth-Straight Win
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team kept its impressive win streak alive as the nationally 17th-ranked Bulldogs posted a 3-0 road triumph over archrival Grand Valley State

October 1, 2011
FSU Volleyball Downs SVSU In A 3-0 Decision
The Bulldogs swept yet another GLIAC opponent this afternoon, winning 3-0 (25-16, 26-24, 25-19) over the Saginaw Valley State Cardinals.

September 29, 2011
Volleyball Weekly Notes (Matches 13-14)
The Bulldogs have a home game against Saginaw Valley this Saturday (Oct. 1) and will then travel to Allendale to take on the Grand Valley State Lakers Sunday (1Oct. 2). Click here for weekly notes.

September 27, 2011
Ferris State Volleyball Moves Up To 17th
The 2011 Ferris State University women's volleyball team has received national attention for the second week in a row as the Bulldogs are ranked 17th nationally this week.

September 26, 2011
Huntey Chosen as GLIAC North Division Honoree
After helping FSU sweep all three opponents this past weekend, Ashley Huntey was honored by the conference as its weekly award recipient for the second time this year.

September 26, 2011
Bulldog Sports Update on 97.3 FM
Rob Bentley checked in with Steve Masters and Lynne Scheible on Sunny 97.3 FM's Radio Caffeine talk show this morning.

September 25, 2011
Ferris State Volleyball Shuts Out Wayne State
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team came out victorious again in GLIAC play as the Bulldogs topped the Wayne State Warriors with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-21, 29-27) result this Sunday (Sept. 25) afternoon.

September 24, 2011
FSU Prevails Over Hillsdale in a 3-0 Decision
The 23rd-ranked Bulldogs swept the nationally 10th-ranked Hillsdale Chargers in a 3-0 (25-18, 28-26, 25-20) decision this Saturday at the Ewigleben Sports Arena.

September 23, 2011
Ferris State Volleyball Sweeps Past Findlay
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team continued its impressive homecourt play, taking down the Findlay Oilers 3-0 (25-16, 25-22, 25-23) this Friday (9/23) afternoon.

September 23, 2011
Giveaways Galore at Sunday's Volleyball Match
As part of "Youth Group Day", Powerhouse Student Ministries, PT Plus and the FSU Athletics Department will all be giving away prizes throughout the 2 p.m. (ET) match.

September 23, 2011
Radio: Bulldog Sports Update on Sunny 97.3 FM
Dominic Hennig checked in with Steve Masters and Lynne Scheible on Sunny 97.3 FM's Radio Caffeine talk show this morning.

September 21, 2011
Ferris Sports Update - Tia Brandel-Wilhelm
Ferris Sports Update (week two) features women's volleyball head coach Tia Brandel-Wilhelm with host Rob Bentley as they discuss the 2011 squad.

September 20, 2011
FSU Volleyball Weekly Notes (Matches 10-13)
The Ferris State women's volleyball team will host Findlay, Hillsdale and Wayne State in GLIAC action this weekend at the Ewigleben Sports Arena in Big Rapids.

September 20, 2011
FSU Women's Volleyball Nationally Ranked
The 2011 Ferris State University women's volleyball team has received national attention by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) as the Bulldogs are ranked 23rd in this week's (Sept. 19) Division II Coaches Top 25 Poll.

September 19, 2011
Anne Sutton Earns GLIAC Volleyball Honor
Ferris State's Anne Sutton has picked up this week's GLIAC North Division Player of the Week honor after helping the Bulldogs to three wins last week.

September 18, 2011
Ferris State Volleyball Downs Northwood
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team swept past Northwood in a 3-0 decision (25-14, 25-17, 25-7) on Sunday afternoon (Sept. 18) in a GLIAC match.

September 17, 2011
Ferris Volleyball Blanks Lake Superior State
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team continues to have success as they extended their home winning streak to six this Saturday (Sept. 17) afternoon with a 3-0 win against the Lake Superior State Lakers.

September 14, 2011
Women's Volleyball Weekly Notes (Matches 7-9)
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team will begin a seven-match home stretch of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) competition this week.

September 14, 2011
Ferris Sweeps GVSU Before Capacity Crowd
The Ferris State University women's volleyball dominated its rivalry match against Grand Valley State on Wednesday evening before a capacity crowd at home.

September 11, 2011
Volleyball Suffers First Setback Of The Season
The Ferris women's volleyball team suffered its first loss of the season in a GLIAC five-set match against the Northern Michigan Wildcats this Sunday.

September 9, 2011
FSU Wins GLIAC Opener At Michigan Tech
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team kept its season-opening unbeaten streak intact and won its GLIAC opener with an impressive 3-0 win over Michigan Tech on Friday (Sept. 9) evening in Houghton, Mich.

September 8, 2011
Ashley Huntey Tabbed GLIAC Player of Week
Ferris State University senior outside hitter Ashley Huntey was awarded for her fantastic play over the weekend as she was tabbed this year's first GLIAC North Division "Player of the Week" Award recipient.

September 7, 2011
Women's Volleyball Weekly Notes (Matches 5-6)
Ferris State hits the road and travels to the Upper Peninsula for a pair of matches against Michigan Tech and Northern Michigan this weekend (Sept. 9-11).

September 5, 2011
FSU Volleyball vs. California (Pa.) "In Pictures"
A photo gallery from Saturday's Bulldog Volleyball home win over California (Pa.) at the FSU Invitational. Photos courtesy of Ben Amato - FSU Athletics Photographer.

September 3, 2011
2011 Ferris State Invitational All-Tourney Team
A total of 10 women's volleyball student-athletes comprise the 2011 Ferris State Invitational All-Tournament Team which was selected in conjunction with the participating team's head coaches following each match.

September 3, 2011
Ferris Volleyball Sweeps Past Southern Indiana
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team continued their season-opening unbeaten streak while defeating Southern Indiana 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 25-22) this Saturday (Sept. 3) afternoon.

September 3, 2011
Ferris State Finishes 4-0 In Its Own Invitational
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team remained undefeated and posted its fourth consecutive win to conclude the 2011 Ferris State Invitational with a perfect mark on Saturday evening (Sept. 3).

September 2, 2011
2011 Ferris State Volleyball Invitational
Click here for scores, results and live stats links for the Ferris State Volleyball Invitational being hosted by FSU at the Ewigleben Sports Complex on Friday and Saturday.

September 1, 2011
2011 Season Preview: Coach Ortiz 9/1/11
In his first term as the women's volleyball assistant coach, Ortiz previews the upcoming 2011 season.

August 29, 2011
Women’s Volleyball Weekly Notes (Matches 1-4)
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team will open the 2011 season and 39th year of intercollegiate competition this weekend (Sept. 2-3), hosting the Ferris State Invitational.

August 28, 2011
Women's Volleyball Invitational This Weekend!
The 2011 Ferris State Invitational will be held on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 2-3, at the Ewigleben Sports Arena and Jim Wink Arena within the Ewigleben Sports Complex.

August 28, 2011
2011 Women's Volleyball Yearbook Now Online!
The 2011 Ferris State University women's volleyball yearbook is now available online and can be found by accessing this website link.

August 25, 2011
Women's Volleyball Pegged Third In GLIAC Poll
The Ferris State University women's volleyball squad has been pegged third in the 2011 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Preseason North Division Coaches Poll.

August 14, 2011
Ferris State Women's Volleyball Opens Fall Camp
The Ferris State University women's volleyball team will begin preparations for its upcoming 2011 season by holding its initial preseason training session this Monday (Aug. 15).

August 5, 2011
Goodson GLIAC's "Woman Of Year" Honoree
Former Ferris State volleyball player Arielle Goodson has been named one of the two Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) "NCAA Woman of the Year" honorees.

August 5, 2011
Bulldog Trio To Captain 2011 Women's Volleyball Team
Ashley Huntey, Lisa Tobiczyk and Samantha Fordyce selected as 2011 team captains.

August 5, 2011
Jesse Ortiz Named Ferris State Women's Volleyball Assistant Coach
Ortiz spent the last four seasons as an assistant coach at Sonoma State.

July 6, 2011
Arielle Goodson Nominated For NCAA Woman Of The Year Award
Ferris State women's volleyball all-american vying for nation's top collegiate female student-athlete honor.

July 6, 2011
Ferris State Volleyball Adds Brandie Merren To 2011 Roster
Western Michigan transfer will have three years of eligibility remaining.

June 9, 2011
2011 Class To Be Inducted Into Ferris State Athletics Hall of Fame
Bulldog Athletics Hall of Fame Selection Committee announces six-member class for induction on the evening of Sept. 30.

June 6, 2011
Tough Slate Awaits 2011 Ferris State Women's Volleyball
Ferris State's 26 regular-season matches features 13 home appearances.

June 6, 2011
Theresa Beeckman Joins Central Michigan Volleyball Staff
Six-year FSU assistant coach accepts similiar position with the Chippewas.

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