Sports Shorts

Rough start 

The nationally-ranked Ferris men’s tennis team started spring play on Saturday, Feb. 3, as they took on the University of Indianapolis Greyhounds and suffered a 9-0 loss in the Midwest Region match at the UIndy Tennis Center in Indianapolis. 

The Greyhounds claimed all three doubles matches and all six singles matches in the victory against the Bulldogs. Four of the six wins finished in straight-sets. 

FSU came into the matchup ranked 25th in the national rankings and third in the Oracle/ITA Division II Midwest Regional Rankings. 

The Bulldogs will be back in action on Sunday, Feb. 11 as they welcome Northwestern Ohio in the Bulldogs’ first home match of the spring season. The contest is set to start at 10 a.m. in Ferris’ Racquet and Fitness Center. 

Future of the Bulldogs 

The Ferris football program will welcome future players, as the Bulldogs announce their 2018 recruiting class that will be competing on the gridiron in the coming years as part of National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 7. 

National Signing Day is a day that celebrates the success of high school athletes worldwide as their abilities on the field and the classroom in high school has given them the opportunity to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. 

The athletes will be signing their National Letters of Intent in their respected high schools to finalize their contract to become a collegiate athlete. 

Fans can follow complete coverage of Wednesday’s National Signing Day at along with @FerrisFootball on Facebook and Twitter with updates throughout the day.

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