6 Tia VanSuilichem
6 - Tia VanSuilichem
Height: 5-4
Year: Senior
Hometown: Caledonia, Mich.
High School: Caledonia
Position: Defender

2018 (Junior): Started 22 games and appeared in 24 to help the Bulldogs to the most wins in a single-season in school history and an NCAA Regional Championship Game berth…finished with six goals and an assist for 13 points…scored Ferris State’s first ever NCAA Tournament Goal at 62:29 from Maddie Dickens…scored a goal in each of Ferris State’s NCAA Tournament games…had one game winning goal…fired 22 shots on goal as an outside back for the Bulldogs.

2017 Season (Sophomore): Started 16 games and played in 17 in 2017…finished with a pair of goals including the game-winning goal against Grand Valley State on Oct. 27…other goal came at Ashland on Oct. 8…had 19 shots on goal.

2016 Season (Freshman): Started 18 games on defense for the Bulldogs…Scored her lone goal of the season in game winning fashion on Oct 21 against Saginaw Valley State…had one assist, three points total…11 shots on net.

Coached by Steve Sanxter ... Four-year letterwinner ... Active in the student council ... Played club soccer for the Midwest United club ... Plans to major in biology or pre-dental ... Daughter of Michael VanSuilichem and Carmen Watkoski ... Notched four goals and three assists in 2015 ... Had a goal and three assists as a sophomore ... Compiled six goals in her freshman season ... All-conference choice ... Led team to a district crown in 2013 ... Has competed for Olympic Development Program teams and highly-ranked club squads ... Serves as a local youth coach.