Sports Shorts

Ferris football announces spring game

Every year, the Ferris football team holds the annual Crimson & Gold spring football game, which showcases the program and makes use of the majority of the team to get a feel for what is ahead in the fall. The annual spring game is set for noon April 27 on Top Taggart Field.

This game is used to plan for the fall and give players the opportunity to shine and fight for a starting spot for the following season. It is also a way for the coaches to see what kind of schemes work for different offenses and defenses, as well as try some new plays to try and catch their opponents off guard in the fall.

Fans are encouraged to attend the game.

Baroja earns GLIAC Player of the Week

Pablo Munoz Baroja, a junior on the Ferris men’s tennis team, earned Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week honors Wednesday, Feb. 27. Baroja went 2-0 in singles and gave the Bulldogs their only victory against the University of Indianapolis (Indiana) Greyhounds Friday, Feb. 22. Baroja also won 6-3, 6-3 in singles and 6-4 in doubles to give Ferris the 6-1 victory over the Tifn University (Ohio) Dragons.

Cody Stilwell to Div. II National Indoor Track Championship

Ferris senior thrower Cody Stilwell, a member of the Ferris men’s indoor track and field team, was chosen to compete in the NCAA Division II National Indoor Championships. Stilwell, among 18 other throwers across the country, is set to compete Friday, March 8, and Saturday, March 9, in Pittsburg, Kansas, at the Robert W. Plaster Center.

Stilwell holds the 11th best throw overall at 19.81 meters headed into the national championships. The stage is not new for Stilwell, as he was chosen last year to compete in the weight throw, where he finished 11th overall with a throw of 19.27 meters.

Anderson GLIAC Player of the Week for a second time

Ferris sophomore guard Adrienne Anderson took home the women’s basketball Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Player of the Week honors for the second time this season. Her performances the week before earned her the award with a total of 30 points, 10 assists, eight rebounds, seven steals and two blocks in the team’s two victories. Anderson also scored the game-winning shot against University of Wisconsin-Parkside Saturday, Feb. 23, to keep the Bulldogs in fifth place in the GLIAC heading into the postseason.