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2001-2002 QUICK FACTS

Debbie Killips

GENERAL
Name of School:
Ferris State University
City/Zip:
Big Rapids, Mich./49307
Founded:
1884
Enrollment:
10,930
Nickname:
Bulldogs
School Colors:
Crimson and gold
Arena:
Jim Wink Arena
Capacity:
2,400
Affiliation:
NCAA Division II
Conference:
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic (GLIAC)
President:
Dr. William A. Sederburg
Alma Mater, Yr.:
Minnesota State, Mankato, 1969
Athletics Director:
Tom Kirinovic
Assistant Athletics Director:
Pete Watkins (MacMurray, 1994)
Senior Women’s Administrator:
Tia Brandel (Alma, 1990)
Athletic Department Phone:
(231) 591-2860
Athletic Department Fax:
(231) 591-2869
Assistant Registrar (Athletics):
Carma Burcham
Faculty Representative:
Mark Kosciuszko
Ticket Office Phone:
(231) 591-2888

HISTORY
First Year of Women’s Basketball:
1974-75
Overall All-Time record:
309-353 (.467)
Conference All-Time Record:
169-248 (.405)
No. years in NCAA Tourney/Last:
1/1999-2000
All-Time NCAA Postseason Record:
0-1 (.000)
Last NCAA Tourney Opponent:
Missouri-St. Louis
Result: Lost 90-77
Last GLIAC Tourney Appearance:
2000-01
Last GLIAC Tourney Opponent:
Hillsdale
Result:
Lost 85-78 2-OT

SPORTS INFORMATION
Sports Information Director:
Joe Gorby
SID Office Phone:
(231) 591-3775
Home Phone:
(231) 796-2732
Assistant SID (Basketball SID):
Rob Bentley
Office Phone:
(231) 591-3821
Home Phone:
(231) 796-1178
SID Fax:
(231) 591-3775
Basketball Press Row Phone:
(231) 591-3572
Sports Hotline:
(231) 591-2375
SID Mailing Address:
330 Oak Street, West Bldg. 025, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2031
Website:
www.ferris.edu/sports

MEDIA INFORMATION
Local Newspaper:
Big Rapids Pioneer
Contact Person:
Sandy Gholston
Address:
502 North State Street, Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone:
(231) 592-8363
Email:
sports@pioneergroup.net

COACHING STAFF
Head Coach:
Tracey Fisk
Alma Mater/Year:
Western Michigan/1996
Year Entering at School:
Fourth
Record at Ferris State (yrs.):
56-28 (.667)/Three
Career Record (yrs.):
Same
Record vs. the GLIAC:
37-20 (.649)
Basketball Office Phone:
(231) 591-2878
Best time/day to reach coach:
M-F 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 2-4 p.m.
Assistant Coach (Alma Mater):
Brent Brown (Simpson, 1989) - 3rd season
Office Phone:
(231) 591-2867
Head Athletic Trainer:
Dave Lucey, A.T.C.
Assistant Athletic Trainer (Basketball):
Tim Glover, A.T.C.
Office Phone:
(231) 591-2872
Equipment Managers:
Ben Mumah, E.M.,C., John Whitford, E.M.,C.

TEAM INFORMATION
2000-01 Overall Record:
16-11
Conference Record/Finish:
11-7/3rd - North Division
2000-01 Non-Conference Record:
5-4
2000-01 Record at Home/Conference:
10-2/8-2
2000-01 Record Away/Conference:
3-8/3-5
2000-01 Record on Neutral Courts:
3-1
Final Ranking last year (poll):
n/a
Starters Returning/Lost:
3/2
Letterwinners Returning/Lost:
Eight/Four
Returning Letterwinners (Pos./Ht./Class):
Stephanie Benear (G-F/5-9/So.)
Jennifer Brogger (G/5-8/Jr.)
Lucy DeMartin (G/5-9/So.)
Bridget Horwitz (F-C/6-2/So.)
Debbie Killips (G/5-7/Sr.)
Lindsey Kohn (G/5-6/So.)
Patti Larson (G-F/5-9/Sr.)
Molly Potvin (F/5-10/So.)
Michelle Welch (G/5-8/So.)

KEY RETURNING PLAYERS
Debbie Killips*** (5-7/Sr./G), 11.3 ppg, 3.9 rpg, Shelby, Mich.
Lucy DeMartin* (5-9/So./G), 9.7 ppg, 2.0 rpg, Mason, Mich.
Jennifer Brogger** (5-8/Jr./G), 8.1 ppg, 3.4 rpg, Harbor Springs, Mich.
Bridget Horwitz* (6-2/So./F-C), 7.6 ppg, 3.3 rpg, Auburn, Ind./DeKalb
Patti Larson*** (5-9/Sr./G-F), 1.4 ppg, 2.2 rpg, Kalkaska, Mich.
* - Denotes letters won

KEY LOSSES
Tianna Kirkland (C/6-1), 15.2 ppg, 9.7 rpg, GLIAC Player of the Year, third-team All-American
Dana Bull (F/6-1), 7.3 ppg, 4.4 rpg
Veronica Joseph (F/6-0), 3.8 ppg, 4.0 rpg
Kerri Cannata (F/5-7), 2.4 ppg, 1.1 rpg

KEY NEWCOMERS
Ann Platz (C/6-1), Watervliet, Mich./Lake Michigan College: 11.6 ppg, 7.0 rpg
Sarah Duesing (F/5-10), Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.: 12.6 ppg

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