Big Rapids, Mich. – Six Games, Three Days, One
Place! This week provides Ferris State University Athletics
fans with six opportunities to watch the Bulldogs compete.
Both the Bulldog men’s and women’s basketball teams along with the nationally-ranked men’s ice hockey team will be in action within the confines of the Ewigleben Sports Complex in a three-day homestand this week.
The FSU men’s and women’s basketball teams open the competition by hosting the Ashland Eagles in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) doubleheader on Thursday (Dec. 3) night inside Jim Wink Arena. The women’s game tips off at 6 p.m. (ET) followed by the men’s contest at 8 p.m. (ET). Thursday’s contest represents Student-Athlete Night as various FSU athletics teams will be in attendance helping support the Bulldogs.
On Friday (Dec. 4), the nationally 17th-ranked Bulldog hockey team opens its Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) series’ with 18th-ranked Nebraska-Omaha at the Ewigleben Ice Arena. The puck drops at 7:05 p.m. (ET) as the Bulldogs try to remain unbeaten at home this campaign.
Finally, Saturday (Dec. 5) features a tripleheader with all three teams in action on the same day. The women’s basketball squad starts off an action-packed afternoon with a league game versus Tiffin at 12 p.m. (ET) followed by FSU men’s hoops against the Dragons at 2 p.m. (ET). The hockey team then wraps up the home slate with a 5:05 p.m. (ET) faceoff versus the Mavericks in the CCHA series’ finale.
This Friday's hockey game represents Meijer Family Night along with church and local youth group night while Saturday’s contest features Big Rapids Public Schools. The 2 for 22 and 3 for 33 ticket packages will be offered for both outings. FSU students are encouraged to wear white for Friday’s game while contest features a 70’s and 80’s night theme and fans are encouraged to wear “Oldies” clothing. Following Saturday’s game, selected Bulldog hockey student-athletes will be available to sign autographs.
Tickets for all 2009-10 Bulldog home regular-season hockey games can be purchased by contacting the FSU Athletics Ticket Office at (231) 591-2888. The FSU Athletics Ticket Office's normal hours of operation are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) weekdays. Single-game tickets may also be purchased by contacting Star Tickets at 1-800-585-3737 or online at Star Tickets website: www.startickets.com. Tickets are also available at all Meijer store locations in West Michigan and at the Student Services Office in the FSU Rankin Student Center.
FSU Basketball tickets can be purchased at the door starting one hour prior to the women’s tipoff at Wink Arena. The Manton Youth Basketball Program will be in attendance for Saturday’s basketball doubleheader with more than 80 kids on hand and Bulldog players will sign autographs after the game.
All home games will also be streamed live via B2 Networks with live statistics and live local radio coverage. Visit www.ferrisstatebulldogs.com and click on the “upcoming events” tab in the scoreboard area for a complete listing of all available links.
Six Games...Three Days....One Place!
Thursday, Dec 3 - Basketball vs. Ashland, 6/8 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 4 - Hockey vs. Nebraska-Omaha, 5:05 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 5 - Basketball vs. Tiffin, 12/2 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 5 - Hockey vs. Nebraska-Omaha, 5:05 p.m.