FSU Football Banquet Set For Nov. 14

FSU head coach Jeff Pierce (left) congratulates 2009 team MVP Matt Ryan (right) - Courtesy Photo
FSU head coach Jeff Pierce (left) congratulates 2009 team MVP Matt Ryan (right) - Courtesy Photo

Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team will hold its annual postseason awards banquet on Sunday, Nov. 14, at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center in Big Rapids, Mich.

Festivities will begin at 12:30 p.m. (ETT) with lunch to be served at 1 p.m. (ETT) and the awards program set to start at 2 p.m.

All Bulldog fans and parents are invited and encouraged to attend the annual event. The cost is $20 per person and payment will be accepted at the door on the day of the banquet. However, parents and fans are also asked to please RSVP by e-mail to Assistant Coach Joe Hensel (henselj1@ferris.edu) or call Athletics Department Secretary Lisa Weiler at (231) 591-2860 by this Friday (Nov. 5) so the proper arrangements can be made.

The annual FSU football banquet is a special event that gives the Bulldogs an opportunity to bring the entire Ferris football family together. Head coach Jeff Pierce along with selected players and staff will speak at the banquet. In addition, a number of team awards will be presented, including the squad's prestigious Most Valuable Player Award for the 2010 campaign.

The banquet will occur the day following Ferris' final contest of the season, which is set for Saturday, Nov. 13, when the Bulldogs visit the Northwood Timberwolves for a 12 p.m. (ET) league tilt in Midland, Mich.

FSU's regular-season home finale will be this Saturday (Nov. 6) when the Bulldogs host the Michigan Tech Huskies in GLIAC play at Top Taggart Field.  FSU will honor its 2010 senior class prior to their final home game, which is scheduled for a 2 p.m. (ET) kickoff.  Tickets will be available at the stadium.