2011-12 Softball News

August 20, 2012
Ferris State Softball Tryout Set For Aug. 31
Think you possess the skills to play softball at the collegiate level? If so, opportunity awaits as the Ferris State University softball program will be conducting walk-on tryouts for the upcoming 2012-13 season on Friday, Aug. 31, at the FSU Softball Field in Big Rapids, Mich.

July 9, 2012
Bulldog Softball Golf Outing Set For Aug. 25
The 2012 Ferris State University softball golf outing will take place on Saturday, Aug. 25, at FSU's Katke Golf Course in Big Rapids. Visit this link for additional information.

June 25, 2012
Michigan Native Foster To Lead Softball Program
Ferris State University has tabbed Michigan native Marie Foster as its next head softball coach, according to an announcement made today (June 25) by FSU Athletics Director Perk Weisenburger. She will officially begin her duties on Tuesday (June 26).

May 21, 2012
Dunleavy Attains NFCA All-Region Laurels
Sophomore designated player Amy Dunleavy (Canton) of the Ferris State University softball team has been honored as a National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Midwest Region Second Team selection for the 2012 campaign.

May 10, 2012
Morris Named To Academic All-District Team
Ferris State University softball senior first baseman Chelsea Morris (Jenison) has been named to the 2012 Capital One Division II Academic All-District 4 First Team pick.

May 8, 2012
Bulldog Softball Summer Camp Information
Please visit this link for more information on summer camps offered by Ferris State University and the Bulldog Softball program in 2012.

April 30, 2012
Four Softball Players Named All-GLIAC
Four Ferris State University softball players were recognized this past weekend as All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) performers for the 2012 season.

April 29, 2012
FSU Tourney Run Comes Up Short In Title Game
An impressive tournament run by the Ferris State University softball team came to an end on Sunday (April 29) morning as the Bulldogs fell just short in their quest for the 2012 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament Championship by falling to Wayne State 3-2 in the title round at Findlay, Ohio.

April 28, 2012
FSU Advances To GLIAC Tourney Title Round
The Ferris State University softball team advanced to the 2012 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament Championship Round after splitting two games on Saturday (April 28) in day two action at Findlay, Ohio.

April 27, 2012
Radio: Bulldog Sports Update on Sunny 97.3 FM
Men's tennis, softball, track and field, and women's golf are discussed on the Bulldog Sports Update for this weekend. The BSU airs every Friday morning on 97.3 FM at 6:20 a.m. and 7:20 a.m.

April 27, 2012
Tononi's Home Run Lifts FSU Over GVSU
A three-run homer from freshman shortstop Michelle Tononi in the top half of the seventh inning lifted the Ferris State University softball team to an exciting 4-3 victory over nationally-ranked archrival Grand Valley State in the winner's bracket of the 2012 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament on Friday (April 27) evening in Findlay, Ohio.

April 27, 2012
Bulldog Softball Wins GLIAC Tourney Opener
The Ferris State University softball team exploded for six runs in the top of the second inning and went on to a 6-2 triumph over Ohio Dominican in the first round of the 2012 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Softball Tournament on Friday (April 27) in Findlay, Ohio.

April 26, 2012
Ferris Sports Update - Dawn Thompson
Bulldog Softball coach Dawn Thompson previews this week's GLIAC Tournament with host Rob Bentley on the Ferris Sports Update TV show.

April 25, 2012
Softball To Face ODU In GLIAC Tournament
The "second" season for the Ferris State University softball team begins this weekend (April 27-29) as the Bulldogs seek to claim their third Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament title in the program's history.

April 24, 2012
FSU Wraps Up Regular-Season With Sweep
The Ferris State University softball team swept Lake Superior State to wrap up Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) regular-season action on Tuesday (April 24) afternoon in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

April 22, 2012
Softball Wraps Up Home Action With Split
The Ferris State University softball team split a league doubleheader to wrap up its final home action of the 2012 campaign on Sunday (April 22) against Saginaw Valley State at the FSU Softball Field in Big Rapids.

April 21, 2012
Bulldogs Prevail In League Sweep Over SVSU
The Ferris State University softball team opened its four-game GLIAC home series against Saginaw Valley State off on the right foot as the Bulldog swept the Cardinals in a league doubleheader on Saturday (April 21) at the FSU Softball Field.

April 20, 2012
Ferris Sports Update - Stephanie Dusendang
Ferris State University softball player Stephanie Dusendang talks about the Bulldogs' season on this week's Ferris Sports Update show with host Rob Bentley.

April 20, 2012
Friday Softball Doubleheader Rescheduled
Ferris State University's scheduled Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) softball doubleheader versus Saginaw Valley State on Friday (April 20) has been postponed due to weather and field conditions.

April 20, 2012
Bulldog Softball Senior Day On Saturday
The Ferris State University softball program will hold its annual "Senior Day" ceremony prior to Saturday's (April 21) Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) doubleheader versus Saginaw Valley State at the FSU Softball Field.

April 18, 2012
FSU Takes Two From Northwood In Midland
The Ferris State University softball team hit the road and posted two convincing wins on Wednesday (April 18) as the Bulldogs swept Northwood in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) twinbill in Midland.

April 15, 2012
Bulldogs Battle Ashland Before Dropping Two
The Ferris State University women's softball team battled one of the region's top teams to the wire, but suffered a pair of close setbacks in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play at home on Sunday (April 15).

April 14, 2012
FSU Splits Versus Ohio Dominican At Home
The Ferris State softball team split a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) doubleheader at home on Saturday (April 14) against the Ohio Dominican Panthers.

April 13, 2012
Bulldog Softball Opens Homestand With Sweep
The Ferris State University softball team rolled past Lake Erie to open a six-game weekend homestand on Friday (April 13) as the Bulldogs swept the Storm in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) twinbill.

April 10, 2012
Bulldog Softball Sweeps LSSU On Road
The Ferris State University women's softball team continued their recent impressive play by sweeping the Lake Superior State Lakers in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) action on Tuesday (April 10) in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

April 7, 2012
FSU Softball Splits With Hillsdale On Saturday
The Ferris State University softball team split a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) doubleheader versus Hillsdale on Saturday (April 7) afternoon to wrap up a four-game league home series in Big Rapids.

April 6, 2012
Bulldog Softball Sweeps Hillsdale At Home
The Ferris State University softball team opened a four-game weekend series against Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opponent Hillsdale in style on Friday (April 6) with a sweep over the Chargers in Big Rapids.

April 4, 2012
Softball Splits With Northwood At Home
The Ferris State University softball team split a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) doubleheader against the Northwood Timberwolves on Wednesday (April 4) afternoon at the FSU Softball Field in Big Rapids.

April 1, 2012
Bulldogs Earn Split Against 14th-Ranked GVSU
The Ferris State University softball team ended its weekend on a winning note as the Bulldogs pulled out a victory in the nightcap to split a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) doubleheader against rival Grand Valley State in Allendale.

March 31, 2012
Bulldog Softball Drops Two Close Games
The Ferris State University softball team battled nationally 14th-ranked archrival Grand Valley State in two close games to open a weekend series on Saturday (March 31), but came out on the short end in both contests.

March 30, 2012
Ferris Sports Update - Dana Bowler (March 29)
Bulldog Softball player Dana Bowler is a guest on this week's Ferris Sports Update as she chats with host Rob Bentley about all the action on the show.

March 28, 2012
Bulldog Softball Splits At Davenport
The Ferris State University softball team played its final scheduled non-conference doubleheader of the 2012 season on Wednesday (March 28) and earned a road split versus Davenport.

March 25, 2012
Wayne State Sweeps FSU In GLIAC Action
The Ferris State University softball team dropped a pair of games in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play on Sunday (March 24) versus Wayne State in Detroit, Mich.

March 24, 2012
Bulldog Softball Sweeps Tiffin In GLIAC Play
The Ferris State University softball team rebounded from a league-opening doubleheader setback in a big way by beating the Tiffin Dragons twice in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play on Saturday (March 24) in Tiffin, Ohio.

March 23, 2012
Bulldog Softball Drops League Twinbill
The Ferris State University softball team suffered a pair of setbacks to open Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play on Friday (March 23) afternoon against the Findlay Oilers in Ohio.

March 20, 2012
Ferris Sports Update - Dawn Thompson (3/20)
Bulldog Softball is featured on Ferris Sports Update this week as host Rob Bentley talks with Coach Dawn Thompson about the season and upcoming contests.

March 19, 2012
Bulldogs Wins First Home Game In Twinbill
The Ferris State University softball team exploded for seven runs in the bottom half of the sixth inning to break a scoreless tie en route to a 7-0 win over Aquinas in game one of a doubleheader on Monday (March 19) afternoon at the FSU Softball Field.

March 19, 2012
FSU Earns Sweep With Decisive Victory
It may have been a different game, but the result was much the same for the Ferris State University softball team as the Bulldogs posted a 7-0 triumph over Aquinas in game two of a non-league doubleheader to earn the sweep on Monday (March 19) afternoon at the FSU Softball Field.

March 17, 2012
Bulldog Softball Home Opener This Monday
The 2012 Ferris State University softball team will get their first opportunity to play at home on Monday (March 19) when the Bulldogs host the Aquinas Saints in a non-conference doubleheader at the FSU Varsity Softball Field in Big Rapids, Mich.

March 10, 2012
FSU Takes Win In Saturday's First Contest
The Ferris State University softball team opened up its final day of action at the Florida Rebel Spring Games with a 5-3 win over Minnesota State-Moorhead on Saturday (March 10) afternoon at Oren Brown Park in Kissimmee, Fla.

March 10, 2012
Bulldogs End Florida Trip With Setback
The Ferris State University softball team could not end its annual trip to Florida on a winning note as the Bulldogs fell to Shippensburg (Pa.) by a 6-2 count in Saturday's (March 10) second game at Kissimmee, Fla.

March 9, 2012
Ninth-Inning Run Sinks Bulldogs In Friday Game
The Ferris State University softball team went to extra innings, but couldn't come out with the win as the Bulldogs fell 6-5 in nine innigs to St. Cloud State in Friday's (March 9) first contest of the day at the Florida Rebel Spring Games in Kissimmee, Fla.

March 9, 2012
Bulldog Softball Suffers Sunshine State Loss
The Ferris State softball team allowed two runs in the first inning and could not recover as the Bulldogs dropped a 3-2 decision to California (Pa.) in Friday's (March 9) second game of the afternoon at the Florida Rebel Spring Games in Kissimmee, Fla.

March 8, 2012
Quick Start Fuels Bulldogs Past Mustangs
The Ferris State softball team bounced back from an early morning loss in a big way as the Bulldogs dominated Southwest Minnesota State in a 10-1 victory on Thursday (March 8) at the Osceola Sports Complex in Kissimmee, Fla.

March 8, 2012
Holy Family Tops FSU In First Thursday Game
The Ferris State University softball team returned to action on Thursday (March 8) following an off day at the Florida Rebel Spring Games Tournament, but dropped a 4-1 decision to Holy Family (Pa.) at the Osceola County Sports Complex in Kissimmee, Fla.

March 6, 2012
Ferris State Rolls Past Seton Hill For Florida Win
Ferris State put together perhaps its most complete performance yet as the Bulldog softball team rolled to a 7-1 victory over Seton Hill (Pa.) in the Florida Rebel Spring Games on Tuesday (March 6) afternoon in Kissimme, Fla.

March 6, 2012
'Dawgs Top Lees-McRae In 10 Innings Of Work
The Ferris State University softball team pulled out a thrilling 9-8 victory over Lees-McRae (N.C.) in 10 innings during Tuesday's (March 6) action at the Florida Rebel Spring Games in Kissimmee, Fla.

March 5, 2012
FSU Tops Wheeling Jesuit In Florida Contest
The Ferris State University softball team got back on track with a 5-2 win over Wheeling Jesuit (W.Va.) on Monday (March 5) in the Florida Rebel Spring Games Tournament at the Osceola Sports Complex in Kissimmee, Fla.

March 5, 2012
Bulldogs Shutout By St. Cloud State In Tourney
The Ferris State University softball team could not duplicate its performance in Monday's (March 5) first game as the Bulldogs fell to St. Cloud State (Minn.) by a 5-0 score at the Florida Rebel Spring Games in Kissimmee, Fla.

March 4, 2012
FSU Drops Two-Run Decision To C.W. Post
The Ferris State University softball team wrapped up day two action at the Florida Rebel Spring Games Tournament on Sunday (March 4) with a 2-0 setback to C.W. Post (N.Y.) at Kissimmee, Fla.

March 4, 2012
Walk-Off Single In 7th Drops Bulldogs
The Ferris State University softball team suffered a heart-breaking 3-2 loss to Southwest Minnesota State in the Florida Rebel Spring Games Tournament on Sunday (March 4) afternoon in Kissimmee, Fla.

March 3, 2012
Bulldogs Open 2012 Season With Victory
The Ferris State University softball team kicked off its 2012 campaign with a 4-0 shutout win over Concordia-St. Paul in non-league play at the annual Florida Rebel Spring Games Tournament in Kissimmee, Fla.

March 3, 2012
FSU Falls In Nine Innings At Florida Tourney
Minnesota State scored three runs in the top of the ninth inning to hand the Ferris State softball team its first loss of the 2012 campaign on Saturday (March 3) afternoon in a 5-2 setback at the Florida Rebel Spring Games Tournament

March 2, 2012
FSU Opens Season At Rebel Spring Games
The 2012 Ferris State University softball team will open its 40th season of intercollegiate competition in the Sunshine State as the Bulldogs participate in the annual Florida Rebel Spring Games Tournament from March 3-10 at Kissimmee, Fla.

February 7, 2012
FSU Softball Picked Third In GLIAC North
The Ferris State University softball team has been chosen to finish third in the 2012 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) North Division Coaches Poll announced recently.

January 20, 2012
Three Recruits Join Ferris State Softball Program
The Ferris State University softball program has announced the addition of three prep student-athletes who will join the Bulldog program beginning next fall.

November 22, 2011
2012 Softball Individual & Team Clinics
Ferris State Softball will hold its 2012 individual skills and team clinics in February. Please visit this link for additional info and registration information.

August 11, 2011
Dawn Thompson Tabbed As Interim Head Coach
The Ferris State University Athletics Department has appointed Dawn Thompson as interim head softball coach for the 2011-12 academic year in an announcement made today.

July 25, 2011
Keri Becker Tabbed As Grand Valley State Associate Athletics Director
Ferris State softball's winningest coach also was senior women's athletics administrator and interim athletics director.

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