2010 Ferris State University Softball Quick Facts

GENERAL INFORMATION
Location: Big Rapids, Michigan 49307
Founded: 1884
Enrollment: 13,151
Nickname: Bulldogs
School Colors: Crimson and Gold
Home Field/Capacity: FSU Varsity Softball Field/250
Pressbox Phone: (231) 250-2677
Dimensions: (Left Field) 200 - (Center Field) 210 - (Right Field) 200
Surface: Natural Grass
Affiliation: NCAA Division II
Conference: Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC)
President: Dr. David L. Eisler (Michigan, 1972)
Athletics Director: Tom Kirinovic (Ferris State, 1977)
E-Mail: kirinovt@ferris.edu
Associate Athletics Director: Jon Coles (Valparaiso, 1999)
E-Mail: colesj@ferris.edu
Senior Women's Administrator: Keri Becker (Saginaw Valley State, 1995)
Coordinator of Records and NCAA: Carma Burcham
Athletics Faculty Representative: Dr. Terry Nerbonne
Team Physician: Dr. Melissa DeNiel, M.D.
Athletics Department Phone: (231) 591-2860/2861
Ticket Office Phone: (231) 591-2888

HISTORY
First Year of Softball: 1973
Overall All-Time Record: 740-644-3 (.535)
Conference All-Time Record: 276-229 (.547)
Number of Years in NCAA National Championships/Last: Three/2008
Last Post-Season Opponent: Saginaw Valley State (5/10/09)
Result: Lost 1-0
Number of Years in NCAA Regionals/Last: Seven/2009
Result: Lost 3-0 vs. Northern Kentucky (5/8/09 at University Center, Mich.), Won 5-2 vs. Lewis (5/10/09 at University Center, Mich.), Won 5-1 vs. Northern Kentucky (5/10/09 at University Center, Mich.), Lost 1-0 at Saginaw Valley State (5/10/09 at University Center, Mich.)

ATHLETICS COMMUNICATIONS
Athletics Communications Director (Softball Contact): Joe Gorby
Office/Cell Phone: (231) 591-2336/250-2677
E-Mail: gorbyj@ferris.edu
Associate Athletics Communications Director: Rob Bentley
Office/Cell Phone: (231) 591-3821/349-1934
E-Mail: bentleyr@ferris.edu
Athletics Communications Fax: (231) 591-3775
Mailing Address: 210 Sports Drive, Sports Complex 002, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2741
Athletics Website: www.ferrisstatebulldogs.com

 COACHING STAFF
Head Coach: Keri Becker (Saginaw Valley State, 1995)
Record at FSU/Years: 383-237-1 (12 yrs.)
Career Record: 383-237-1 (12 yrs.)
Cell Phone: (231) 437-0027
E-Mail Address: beckerk@ferris.edu
Best Time to Reach Coach: 10 am-12 pm (ET)
Assistant Coaches: Lesa Bickley (Ashland, 1991); Dawn Thompson (Central Michigan, 1991); Jeannine Ravellette (Northern Iowa, 2000)
Athletics Trainer (Softball): Tim Glover, ATC
Office Phone: (231) 250-2990
E-Mail Address: glovert@ferris.edu
Equipment Manager (Softball): Ben Mumah, E.M.,C.
Office Phone: (231) 250-2773
E-Mail Address: mumahb@ferris.edu

TEAM INFORMATION
2009 Overall Record: 35-10-0 (11-1-0 home; 9-3-0 away; 15-6-0 neutral)
2009 GLIAC Regular-Season Record/Placing: 18-4-0/2ndT
2009 GLIAC Tournament Placing: 5thT
2009 NFCA Division II Final Poll Placing: 22nd (81 pts.)
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 11/6
Starters Returning/Lost: 5/4
Position Players Returning/Lost: 9/3
Pitchers Returning/Lost: 2/3
All-GLIAC Selections Returning/Lost: 3/3
Newcomers: 6
Top Returning Players:

Amanda Harrington (45 GP, .290, 36 hits, 8 doubles, two home runs, 15 RBIs, .403 slugging pct., .393 on-base pct.). . . 2009 Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Midwest Region First Team, 2009 All-GLIAC First Team, 2009 Daktronics, Inc., All-Midwest Region First Team, 2008 All-GLIAC Second Team

Rhea Flores (42 GP, .314, 43 hits, six doubles, six home runs, 25 RBIs, .489 slugging pct., .324 on-base pct.). . . 2009 All-GLIAC Second Team

Kayle Stevenson (22 GP, .269, seven hits, three doubles, five RBIs, .385 slugging pct., .323 on-base pct., 0.91 ERA, 12-1, one save, 99.2 innings pitched, 60 strikeouts, .213 opponent batting avg.). . . 2009 All-GLIAC Second Team 

Lynsay Weaver (45 GP, .216, 19 hits, three doubles, five home runs, 21 RBIs, .420 slugging pct., .318 on-base pct.). . . 2008 All-GLIAC Honorable Mention

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