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2007 Ferris State Women's Soccer Quick Facts

GENERAL
City/Zip: Big Rapids, Mich./49307-2741
Founded: 1884
Enrollment: 13,087
Nickname: Bulldogs
School Colors: Crimson and gold
Field: FSU Soccer Field
Surface: Natural Grass
Affiliation: NCAA Division II
Conference: Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic (GLIAC)
President: Dr. David L. Eisler
    Alma Mater, Yr.: Michigan, 1972
Athletics Director: Tom Kirinovic
    Alma Mater, Yr.: Ferris State, 1977
    Email Address: kirinovt@ferris.edu
Assistant Athletics Director:TBD
Events, Facilities & Marketing Manager:TBD
Senior Women's Administrator: Tia Brandel-Wilhelm
Coordinator of Records & NCAA: Carma Burcham
Faculty Athletics Representative: Dr. Terry Nerbonne
Athletics Department Phone: (231) 591-2860
Athletics Department Fax: (231) 591-2869
Ticket Office Phone: (231) 591-2888

HISTORY
First year of soccer: 1999
Overall All-Time Record: 61-68-9 (.471)
Conference All-Time Record: 26-39-4 (.406)
No. Years in NCAA Tournament/Last: none
Last post-season appearance: none

ATHLETICS COMMUNICATIONS
Athletics Communications Director: Joe Gorby
    Office Phone: (231) 591-2336
    Home Phone: (231) 796-2732
    Email Address: gorbyj@ferris.edu
Assistant Athletics Communications Director: Rob Bentley
    Office Phone: (231) 591-3821
    Home Phone: (231) 796-1178
    Email Address: bentleyr@ferris.edu
Athletics Communications Fax: (231) 591-3775
Athletics Hotline: (231) 591-2375
Mailing Address: 210 Sports Drive, SPC 001, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2741
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 Address: sgholston@pioneergroup.net

COACHING STAFF
Head Coach: Neathan Gibson
Alma Mater, Year: Lynn (Fla.), 1994
Year Entering at School: Second
Record at Ferris State/yrs.: 7-11-0/1 year
Career Record/yrs.: 7-11-0/1 year
Office Phone: (231) 591-2879
Student Assistant Coach: Carla Gilbertson
Best time/day to reach coach: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday
Head Athletic Trainer: Dave Lucey, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer (Soccer): Tim Glover, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer: Michael Blackburn, ATC
Office Phone: (231) 591-2872
Equipment Manager: Ben Mumah, E.M.,C.

TEAM INFORMATION
2006 Overall Record: 7-11-0
Conference Record/Finish: 3-5-0/5th
2006 Non-Conference Record: 4-6-0
2006 Record at Home/Conference: 4-3-0/3-2-0
2006 Record Away/Conference: 2-7-0/0-3-0
2006 Record at Neutral Sites: 1-1-0
Starters Returning/Lost: 7/4
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 9/6

Starters Returning:
Jackie Back ** (D, 5-2, Jr.): 18 GP, 1-13
Ashley Brewer *** (D/MF, 5-2, Sr.): 18 GP, 0-00
Ashley Lukes *** (D, 5-2, Sr.): 18 GP, 0-22
Kristie Smilanich *** (MF, 5-6, Sr.): 18 GP, 18-339
Tammy Unsworth ** (F, 5-1, Jr.): 18 GP, 12-630
Heather O'Keefe ** (F, 5-3, Sr.): 18 GP, 6-517
Stephanie Salow * (D, 5-6, So.): 18 GP, 0-1-1

Other Returning Letterwinners:
Amanda Mills ** (D, 5-6, Jr.): 6 GP, 0-00
Nicole Sawada *** (MF, 5-2, Sr.): 6 GP, 0-11


Losses:
Carla Gilbertson **** (GK, 5-8, Sr.): 18 GP, 54 GA, 3.07 GAA, 110 saves
Lyndsay Sleek **** (D, 5-6, Sr.): 18 GP, 1-0-2

Returning Statistical Leaders:
Kristie Smilanich *** (MF, 5-6, Sr.): 18 GP, 18-339
Tammy Unsworth ** (F, 5-1, Jr.): 18 GP, 12-630
Heather O'Keefe ** (F, 5-3, Sr.): 18 GP, 6-517

Newcomers:

Christy Palmer (MF, 5-7, So.)
Julia Zilan (D, 5-4, Jr.)- Wixom, Mich. (Schoolcraft CC)
Chelsey Wagner (D, 5-4, Jr.) - Ann Arbor, Mich. (Schoolcraft CC)
Kathryn Downin (GK, 5-6, Fr.) - Rockford, Ill./Lutheran
Kara Lovelace (MF, 5-5, Fr.) - East Kentwood, Mich.
Megan Stec (MF, 5-5, Fr.) - Novi, Mich.
Carlee Boyle (F, 5-3, Fr.) - Lockport, Ill.



* - Denotes letters earned.


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