Ferris State Women's Hoops To Hold Second Annual Tip-Off Dinner Featuring Alum Tianna Kirkland

Tip-Off Dinner

Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University women's basketball program will open a new season as the Bulldogs host their second annual Tip-Off Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 21, on the FSU campus.

The event will benefit the Bulldog hoops program as proceeds from the fundraising evening will go towards women's basketball.

The special night will feature a guest speaker in Bulldog alum and current University of Illinois Assistant Coach Tianna Kirkland. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. (ET) with cocktails and a silent auction followed by the dinner and program at 7 p.m. (ET).

FSU's Tip-Off Dinner will be held at Ferris State University's Granger Center Atrium. The cost is $45 per person and will include dinner and cocktails via a cash bar. Those interested can also purchase a table of eight for $300.

"The Tip-Off Dinner is a special night to highlight the past, present and future our of program," said FSU head coach Kendra Faustin. "It's an opportunity to celebrate Ferris State Women's Basketball, in particular our outstanding student-athletes. This dinner is also an essential fundraiser for us.    

"We are thrilled to welcome Tianna Kirkland back to campus," she added. "Tianna is a outstanding representative of Ferris State and our program."

Along with Kirkland, current Bulldog guard Lexi Bush will serve as the player speaker. Another FSU alum, Stacey Bush, will serve as the master of ceremonies for the evening with dinner sponsored by the Godfrey Family.

Tickets for the event are on sale now and can be purchased online or by calling the Ferris State Women's Basketball Office at (231) 591-2866. Online registration is available using the direct link provided below.


For additional information, please contact head coach Kendra Faustin at (231) 591-2866.

The Bulldog women's squad will hit the floor for the first time in action the following day on Oct. 22 as FSU hosts its Alumni Game inside Jim Wink Arena at 12 p.m. (ET).