Ferris State Women's Soccer Notes

Nov. 9, 2008

Jackie Back

Senior Jackie Back holds the distinction of being Ferris State's career leader in minutes played.

Senior forward Tammy Unsworth (White Lake/Walled Lake Northern) concluded her four-year (2005-08) career at Ferris State ranking second among the program's all-time leaders in both assists (22) and minutes played (4,546), third in both points (90) and goals (34), and tied for third in game-winning goals (seven).

Senior defender Jackie Back (Ortonville/Ortonville-Brandon) wrapped up her four-year (2005-08) Ferris State career as the school's career leader with 5,379 minutes played in 72 career matches. The FSU co-captain placed fourth among the 2008 team leaders in minutes played with a 1,433 season total in 17 outings. Back also finished tied for first place with Andrea Moma (2002-05) in career starts with 71 total.

Ferris State's nine wins (9-9-1 overall) this fall represents a tie for the third most single-season victories in the program's history, matching the 2004 squad's nine wins total (9-9-1 overall). The school record for the highest season wins total is 11 established by the 2003 (11-5-1 overall) and 2005 (11-7-0) teams.

The Bulldogs' top three scorers this season - Tammy Unsworth, freshman midfielder Maegan Smith (Hickory Corners/Kalamazoo Christian), and freshman forward Bri Borgman (Holland/West Ottawa), combined for 59.2% (45-76) of the team's points and 71.4% (20-28) of the squad's goal-scoring production. Unsworth compiled a team-high 18 points (7-4=18) in 16 matches while Smith recorded 16 points (8-0=16) in 18 contests and Borgman accumulated 11 points (5-1=11) in 19 appearances.

Ferris State concluded the 2008 campaign with a 1.66 goals-against average (32 goals allowed) in 19 matches. In the 2007 season, the Bulldogs posted a 3.36 goals-against average (65 goals allowed) in 19 outings.

Sophomore goalkeeper Becci Houdek's (Canton) nine victories in 18 appearances this season tied a FSU single-season record for most wins in a campaign. Houdek also compiled 155 saves which marked the second highest total among the Bulldogs' single-season leaders while her 1.61 goals-against average (29 goals allowed) ranked 10th on the all-time season bests charts.