Adding more fire power
The three-time GLIAC defending champion Ferris State men’s basketball team has added to their already talented roster.
The Bulldogs announced the addition of Division I transfer TyQuone Greer for the 2017-18 season.
Greer, who is a Chicago native, appeared in 31 games and made 16 starts for Hofstra in 2016-17. He will be a senior in eligibility for the Bulldogs this upcoming season.
Greer averaged nearly seven points and four rebounds per game for Hofstra and proved to be an effective shooter from behind the arc, which bodes well for the sharp shooting offense of the Bulldogs.
Last season, the Bulldogs set a school record by winning 28 games and also won the GLIAC Regular Season and Tournament Championships in the same year for the first time in Ferris’ history.
The Bulldogs have made the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Tournament for three-straight seasons and with the addition of Greer it looks like they have no signs of slowing down. The Bulldogs begin their season against Aquinas on Oct. 21 at 6 p.m.
Work hard, play hard
The Ferris men’s hockey team is right in the middle of their preseason camp and are preparing hard for the upcoming 2017-18 season.
The Bulldogs return seven seniors and have brought in six talented freshmen. Head coach Bob Daniels will enter his 26th season leading the Bulldogs this year.
Ferris once again faces a daunting schedule with games against many of the nation’s top-ranked teams including Michigan Tech and Western Michigan. Other intriguing games will be against rivals Michigan and Michigan State.
“Camp has brought nothing but positives to our team this year. All the guys are in great shape and ready for a successful season where we aim to get back to the NCAA tournament,” junior defenseman Zac Tierney said. “Everything seems to be heading in the right direction at the right time.”
The Bulldogs will have their annual Crimson & Gold Game on Saturday, Sep. 30 at 6 p.m. at Ewigleben Ice Arena.
The Ferris men’s tennis team had an outstanding showing over the weekend when they took part in the Warhawk Invitational in Whitewater, Wisconsin.
Sophomore Nur Adim Iswan came in second in the #3 singles bracket and junior Simon Levy gained runner up honors in the #4 flight round.
In total, the Bulldogs managed to advance all five individuals who competed to the semifinals in the singles draw. Three individuals even reached the title round in the flight-based competition.
Fans can catch the Bulldogs once again as they take the court Sept. 15 for the ITA Regional Championship in Allendale.
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