October 21, 2010

FSU Women's Tennis Heads To GLIAC Tourney

Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University women's tennis team will open play in the 2010 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament on Friday (Oct. 22) evening in Midland, Mich.

The three-day event runs thru Sunday (Oct. 24) and will take place at the Midland Community Tennis Center.

FSU will be the third overall seed in the eight-team field and face sixth-seeded Michigan Tech in the first round for the second consecutive year on Friday night at 6:45 p.m. (ET).

The second round of the tournament will be on Saturday (Oct. 23) at 3:45 p.m. (ET) with the final round of play set for Sunday (Oct. 24) starting at 9:30 a.m. (ET).

Grand Valley State holds down the top seed heading into the tournament with Northwood listed second and FSU third.

Ferris State wrapped up regular-season play with a 9-2 overall mark while placing third in conference action.  The Bulldogs recorded a 7-2 regular-season road win over MTU in Houghton earlier this fall (Sept. 26).

Last season, the Bulldogs finished fifth overall at the 2009 GLIAC Tournament held in East Lansing, Mich.  Ferris lost a 5-2 decision to Michigan Tech in last year's opening round (10/24/09) of the event.

Michigan Tech presently holds a 6-5 overall and league mark this season going into the GLIAC Tournament.

Click Here For The GLIAC Tournament Website

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