Sports Shorts

Come from behind

The Ferris women’s volleyball team continued its winning ways at Wayne State on Saturday.

The Bulldogs battled the Wayne State Warriors for a 3-2 victory after being delivered an early 1-2 deficit. Ferris players composed themselves to take the fourth set 25-14, which allowed the Bulldogs to tie the match-up at 2-2 and inevitably win the final set 15-10.

The architects of the come from behind victory were Ferris’ sophomore outside hitter Courtney Rehm and senior middle hitter Anne Sutton. Rehm led the squad by garnering 15 total points, while Sutton accrued 10 kills against Wayne State.

The team now sports a 17-5 overall record with a 10-1 standing in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

The Bulldogs will return to the Ewigleben Sports Arena Oct. 26-27 for more conference play. On Friday they will match up against Michigan Tech at 5 p.m. and Saturday Ferris will battle Northern Michigan at 3 p.m.

Peaking at the right time

The Ferris women’s soccer team earned a convincing 5-2 victory over Northern Michigan at the Ferris soccer field.

Ferris sophomore midfielder Leanne Boehm was able to score within the first two minutes of the game following a pass from sophomore midfielder Riley Wood. Each scored a pair of goals and an assist.

Northern Michigan did not have much of a chance following Ferris’ 13 shots to Northern Michigan’s 7 shots registered. The Bulldogs were able to shut the door on their competitors by scoring two second-half goals and preventing Northern Michigan from scoring a single tally in the final half.

Ferris improved its overall record to 6-5-3 and hold a 5-3-2 record in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Bulldogs have two more away games before the 2012 GLIAC Tournament taking place Oct. 30.