Sports Shorts

Women’s tennis wins another close one
The Ferris State women’s tennis team won by a score of 5-4 for their third straight match.

The Bulldogs improved to 4-2 on the season with the win over conference foe Hillsdale College. After losing two of three doubles matches, the Dawgs found themselves in a hole but recovered in singles, winning four of six flights.

Ferris’ win brought them to solo fourth place in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC). Ferris State sophomore Nicole Meylor was the only Bulldog to win both of their matches, one at No. 2 doubles and the other at No. 3 singles.

The Bulldogs will look to continue their streak on the road at Findlay Saturday, Oct. 8, and Tiffin Sunday, Oct. 9. Both matches will begin at 10 a.m.

Men’s golf wins Kyle Ryan Memorial Tourney
Ferris State men’s golf is on a roll.

The Bulldogs just won their second tournament in a row and their third out of four tournaments the team has played in this season. The Bulldogs shot an impressive eight under-par combined on the first day of the Kyle Ryan Memorial tournament at Mohawk Golf & Country Club in Tiffin, Ohio.

Ferris senior Ben Cook won the tournament with a three-day total two under-par. Juniors Jack Weller and Seth Terpstra placed eighth and 12th respectively. Sophomore Andrew Hammett and junior Ryan Bayer rounded out the scores for Ferris State, placing 27th and 31st in the 99-player field.

Ferris State will head to Eureka, Missouri to play in Midwest Region Invitational No. 2 Monday, Oct. 10, and Tuesday, Oct. 11.

Cross Country races in Kentucky
The Ferris State cross-country teams went to Louisville, Kentucky to race in the Greater Louisville Classic on Saturday, Oct. 1

The men’s team placed 11th out of 12 teams outside of Div. 1. Senior Logan Hammer was Ferris’ top runner, placing 27th in the event.

The women’s team was 10th of 11 teams, with junior Jessica Delaney posting the best time for Ferris with an 18:56 on the 5k course at E.P. Tom Sawyer Park.

Both teams will make their way to Hillsdale Friday, Oct. 7, to race in the Michigan Intercollegiate Championships.