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GLIAC North Invitational
The Ferris men’s golf team competed in the 2018 GLIAC North Invitational Saturday, Sept. 15 and Sunday, Sept. 16, and placed second overall for the event. The contest was a home match for the Bulldogs and took place at the Katke Golf Course. The Bulldogs maintained a steady lead on Saturday’s opening 18-hole round with a score of 282. The impressive first day was followed with a 297 mark on Sunday which placed them two strokes behind the Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Lakers, who would go on to win the tournament. Ferris senior Seth Terpstra earned an individual medal, shooting 142 for the weekend before defeating GVSU’s Mitchell White in a playoff. Ferris senior Andrew Hammett tied for fourth place on the weekend with a 144 between both days. Ferris senior Jack Weller finished in ninth place on the weekend with a score of 147. The Bulldog’s golf team will be back in action for the Findlay Fall Invitational Monday, Sept. 24, in Findlay, Ohio.

Ferris State Friday
The Ferris athletics program recently paired up for the third straight year with one of the state’s most prevalent sports talk shows to feature “Ferris State Fridays” on “The Huge Show” live across Michigan this fall. The segment will be aired 5:45 p.m. Fridays as a part of the “The Huge Show.” The show’s host, Bill Simonson, is a longtime radio talent. The piece will be broadcasted live from 107.3 WBBL in Grand Rapids. The show will feature live interviews with Ferris guests, and the university and athletics program will receive commercial airtime
as well. In addition to being heard on WBBL, the weekly segment will be aired statewide across “The Huge Show” Network, which involves
11 pairing locations throughout the state that includes Alma/Mount Pleasant, Benton Harbor/St. Joseph, Flint, Cadillac, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Petoskey, Midland, Kalamazoo, Holland and