Sports Shorts

Athlete of the Week
Ferris senior golfer Jack Weller was named the GLIAC athlete of the week this week after leading the golf team to seventh place in the Wayne State University HawksHead Invitational. After scoring 70 in the first round of 18, he scored 68 in the second round leading to a total of 138 points. Weller ended in first place individually, after placing fourth in the Bulldogs’ last outing.

Battle at the Ballpark
The Ferris football team brought their home crowd out of town as they hosted the Michigan Tech Huskies at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park.
The Bulldogs proved that anywhere they play can result in a win, dominating the Huskies 42-24. This weekend’s win brought them to 4-0 in conference play and 6-0 overall for the season. The Battle at the Ballpark marked the first time a college football game had been played there since 2009. The No. 3 ranked Bulldogs face No. 2 ranked rival Grand Valley State University 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, in Allendale.

Keep Winning
The Ferris women’s soccer team kept their undefeated record this week with a four-goal shutout against Purdue Northwest. The No. 14 Bulldogs lead the game early with an unassisted goal by Ferris senior defender Carley Dubbert. Just one more first half goal was scored from Ferris junior midfielder Maddie Fouts. The last two goals for the Bulldogs came in the second half from Ferris sophomore midfielder Abigail Gilmore and Ferris sophomore defender Gabrielle Teodorescu, respectively. The Bulldogs are heading back to the field 2 p.m. Wednesday,
Oct. 10, in Tiffin, Ohio to face the Tiffin Dragons