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Red Out 

Ferris Athletics paired up with the Sports Careers registered student organization for the fourth annual “Red Out” event on Saturday, Feb. 24, inside Ewigleben Sports Complex. 

February is Women’s Heart Health month and the Red Out event is a way to give back to the community and those who have been affected by heart health in their life or someone in their families. 

The event on Feb. 24 spanned over the course of the entire day of Ferris athletic events and overlapped Senior Day for each sport: Ferris men’s basketball began at 1 p.m., followed by women’s basketball at 3 p.m. and concluding with men’s hockey at 7:07 p.m. 

The event on total raised $663.30, which beat last year’s total by nearly $200. 

Dawgs with rackets 

The Ferris women’s tennis team began their spring season on Saturday, Feb. 24 with an 8-1 loss against the Hillsdale Chargers. 

Ferris duo junior Nika Hein and sophomore Silvia Verebes won the only doubles match on the day. 

The Hillsdale Chargers won all six of the singles and all but one of the doubles to complete the 8-1 victory. 

The Bulldogs fell to 5-9 overall on the season after the defeat. 

Ferris will be back in action on Friday, March 2, as they take on Southern Indiana in a regional showdown at 11 a.m. in Evansville, Indiana.

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