2001 Quick Facts
2001 Quick Facts

General Information

Location: Big Rapids, Mich. 49307-2741

Founded: 1884

Enrollment: 10,930

Nickname: Bulldogs

School Colors: Crimson and Gold

Home Field: FSU Soccer Field

Capacity: 250

Surface: Grass

Affiliation: NCAA Division II

Conference: Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC)

President: Dr. William A. Sederburg

Alma Mater, Year: Minnesota State-Mankato, 1969

Athletics Director: Tom Kirinovic

Alma Mater, Year: Ferris State, 1977

Assistant Athletics Director (Interim): Pete Watkins

Athletics Eligibility Certification: Carma Burcham

Athletic Department Phone: (231) 591-2860

Athletic Dept. Fax: (231) 591-2869


First year of soccer: 1999

All-time NCAA playoff record: 0-0

Years in NCAA post-season play: none

Last post-season appearance: none

All-time overall record: 8-18-1 (.296)

Sports Information

Director: Joe Gorby

Office/Home Phone: (231) 591-2336/796-2732

E-mail: gorbyj@ferris.edu

Assistant Director: Rob Bentley

Office/Home Phone: (231) 591-3821/796-1178

E-mail: bentleyr@ferris.edu

Student Assistant (Soccer Contact): Mike Potter

Office/Home Phone: (231) 591-5037/592-9658

Fax/Hotline: (231) 591-3775/2375

Mailing Address: 330 Oak Street, West Bldg. 025, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2031

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Pete Watkins

Alma Mater/Year: MacMurray/1994

Record at Ferris (yrs.): 8-18-1 (.296)/Two

Career Record (yrs.): 22-34-6 (.355)/Five

Office Phone: (231) 591-2879

E-mail: watkinsp@ferris.edu

Student Assistant Coach: Joy Ducey

Equipment and Training Staff

Athletic Trainer: Dave Lucey, A.T.C.

Assistant Athletic Trainer: Tim Glover, A.T.C.

Equipment Manager: Ben Mumah, E.M.,C.

Assistant Equipment Manager: John Whitford, E.M.,C.

Team Information

2000 Overall record: 8-7-1

Conference record/finish: 3-5-1 (7th)

Letterwinners returning/ lost: 17/7

Key Returnees (2000 Statistics):

Connie Bigott (GK, 5-6, So.): 10 GP, 5-2-0, 1.23 GAA, .847 SV%, 2000 FSU Most Valuable Defensive


Sarah Hyde (D, 5-8, Jr.): 16 GP, 3 SOG

Gayle Lukes (MF/F, 5-4, So.): 16 GP, 3-2--8, 28 SOG, 2000 FSU Coaches Award winner

Emily Rogers (F, 5-5, So.): 16 GP, 11-4--26, 42 SOG, 2000 All-GLIAC Second-Team, 2000 FSU Most

Valuable Offensive Player

Christy White (F, 5-7, Sr.): 16 GP, 4-4--12, 25 SOG

Key Losses:

Joy Ducey, D

Key Newcomers:

Jennifer Gaylor, F, 5-9, Fr. - Roscommon, Mich.

Shawna Orcutt, F/MF, 5-2, Fr. - Bloomingdale, Ill. (Glenbard North H.S.)