Sports Shorts

Gilda Club Laker Fall Invite
The Ferris women’s golf team competed in the 10th annual Gilda’s Club Laker Fall Invite Saturday, Sept. 29, located at The Meadows Golf Course in Allendale. The team finished in 11th place in the event, where they shot a 686 total between the two days. The Bulldogs shot
a 339 in the first round and a 347 in the second round. Ferris junior Margo Brown finished tied for 33rd overall on the weekend as the leading scorer for the Bulldogs with a 168. Ferris senior Gianna Dela Cruz finished tied for 39th place with a 170 over the two rounds.
The squad will be back in action Monday, Oct. 8, as they get set to compete in the Findlay Beall Fall Classic (Findlay, Ohio).

HawksHead Invitational
The Ferris men’s golf team picked up a seventh place team finish and obtained the individual champion at the 2018 HawksHead Invitational Saturday, Sept. 29, hosted in South Haven. Ferris senior Jack Weller finished in first place in the invitational with a 70 in round one and a 68 in round two to finish with a 138 for the weekend. Weller ended the weekend at six under par and roared up three spots on the final day to win the tournament. The Bulldogs’ 291 score in the final round was the best accounted for during the final day. Ferris senior Andrew Hammett also placed strong finishing in 22nd overall with a 150 total score for the weekend. The team will back on the course Monday, Oct. 8, at the St. Louis Invitational (St. Louis, Missouri).

Remaining Unbeaten
The nationally sixth-ranked Ferris women’s volleyball squad remained undefeated in GLIAC play as the Bulldogs notched wins over Davenport University on Friday, Sept. 28, and archrival Grand Valley State University Saturday, Sept. 29.
On Friday, the Bulldogs took a commanding lead by winning the first two sets 25-21 and 25-22. Davenport rallied to knock off two straight sets to tie the match at 2-2. The Bulldogs defeated Davenport in the last set with a 15-13 victory to win the match 3-2 overall. On Saturday, the Bulldogs would once again race out to a quick 2-0 lead in the match by winning the first two sets 25-18 and 25-18. The Lakers would respond with a win of their own in the third set with a score of 25-22. The Bulldogs settled in for the fourth set with a 25-18 victory
helping the team to complete a 3-1 victory. The Bulldogs improved to 14-3 overall on the season. The team currently sits at 9-0 in the GLIAC and remains in first place in the conference standings. The team will be back in action as they return home to host Wayne State 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at the Ewigleben Sports Complex.