Softball

2009 FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY SOFTBALL QUICK FACTS

GENERAL INFORMATION
Location: Big Rapids, Michigan 49307
Founded: 1884
Enrollment: 13,532
Nickname: Bulldogs
School Colors: Crimson and Gold
Home Field/Capacity: FSU Varsity Softball Field/250
Pressbox Phone: (231) 250-2677
Dimensions: (Left Field)200 - (Center Field)210 - (Right Field) 200
Surface: Natural Grass
Affiliation: NCAA Division II
Conference: Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC)
President: Dr. David L. Eisler (Michigan, 1972)
Athletics Director: Tom Kirinovic (Ferris State, 1977)
E-Mail: kirinovt@ferris.edu
Associate Athletics Director: Jon Coles (Valparaiso, 1999)
E-Mail: colesj@ferris.edu
Senior Women's Administrator: Keri Becker (Saginaw Valley State, 1995)
Coordinator of Records and NCAA: Carma Burcham
Athletics Faculty Representative: Dr. Terry Nerbonne
Team Physician: Dr. Melissa DeNiel, M.D.
Athletics Department Phone: (231) 591-2860/2861
Ticket Office Phone: (231) 591-2888

HISTORY
First Year of Softball: 1973
Overall All-Time Record: 705-634-3 (.526)
Conference All-Time Record: 258-225 (.534)
Number of Years in NCAA National Championships/Last: Three/2008
Last Post-Season Opponent: Lock Haven (5/16/08)
Result: Lost 3-0
Number of Years in NCAA Regionals/Last: Six/2008
Result: Won 1-0 vs. Saginaw Valley State (5/7/08 at Edwardsville, Ill.), Won 1-0 in 15 innings vs. Lewis (5/9/08 at Edwardsville, Ill.), Won 4-0 vs. Wayne State (5/10/08 at Edwardsville, Ill.), Won 1-0 at Southern Illinois-Edwardsville (5/11/08 at Edwardsville, Ill.)

ATHLETICS COMMUNICATIONS
Athletics Communications Director (Softball Contact): Joe Gorby
Office/Home Phone: (231) 591-2336/796-2732
E-Mail: gorbyj@ferris.edu
Assistant Athletics Communications Director: Rob Bentley
Office/Home Phone: (231) 591-3821/796-1178
E-Mail: bentleyr@ferris.edu
Athletics Communications Fax: (231) 591-3775
Mailing Address: 210 Sports Drive, Sports Complex 002, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2741
Athletics Website: http://www.ferris.edu/sports

COACHING STAFF
Head Coach: Keri Becker (Saginaw Valley State, 1995)
Record at FSU/Years: 348-227-1 (11 yrs.)
Career Record: 348-227-1 (11 yrs.)
Office Phone: (231) 591-3512
E-Mail Address: beckerk@ferris.edu
Best Time to Reach Coach: 10 am-12 pm (ET)
Assistant Coaches: Lesa Bickley (Ashland, 1991); Dawn Thompson (Central Michigan, 1991)
Athletics Trainer (Softball): Tim Glover, ATC
Office Phone: (231) 591-2872
E-Mail Address: glovert@ferris.edu
Equipment Manager (Softball): Ben Mumah, E.M.,C.
Office Phone: (231) 591-5592/2870
E-Mail Address: mumahb@ferris.edu

TEAM INFORMATION
2008 Overall Record: 35-18-0 (13-1-0 home; 7-5-0 away; 15-12-0 neutral)
2008 GLIAC Final Placing: 3rd
2008 GLIAC Regular-Season Record/Placing: 16-4-0/1stT
2008 GLIAC Tournament Placing: 3rd
2008 NFCA Division II Final Poll Placing: 5thT (164 pts.)
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 11/3
Starters Returning/Lost: 6/2
Position Players Returning/Lost: 11/3
Pitchers Returning/Lost: 5/0
All-GLIAC Selections Returning/Lost: 6/1
Newcomers: 6
Top Returning Players:
Amanda Jager . . . . 2008 Daktronics All-Great Lakes Region Second Team, 2008 All-GLIAC First Team, 2007 All-GLIAC Second Team
Sarah Mueller . . . . 2008 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-Great Lakes Region Second Team, 2008 NCAA-II Great Lakes Regional All-Tournament Team, 2008 All-GLIAC First Team, 2007 Daktronics All-America Third Team, 2007 Daktronics All-Great Lakes Region First Team, 2007 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-Great Lakes Region Second Team, 2007 All-GLIAC First Team
Amanda Harrington . . . . 2008 All-GLIAC Second Team
Holly Bruntjens . . . . 2008 NCAA-II Great Lakes Regional Most Outstanding Player, 2008 NCAA-II Great Lakes Regional All-Tournament Team, 2008 All-GLIAC Second Team, 2007 All-GLIAC Honorable Mention Team
Krystle Bailey . . . . 2008 All-GLIAC Honorable Mention, 2007 All-GLIAC Second Team
Lynsay Weaver . . . . 2008 All-GLIAC Honorable Mention
Top Players Lost:
Katie Kraai . . . . 2008 All-GLIAC Second Team, 2007 NCAA-II Great Lakes Regional All-Tournament Team

Starters Returning (R) and Lost (L)
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R/L Pos. Name Ht. Cl. B/T Gp/Gs Avg./HR/RBI Other
(R) C Krystle Bailey5-4 Sr. R/R 52-52 .253/2/24 39 hits, 7 doubles, 2 triples, 28 runs, .364 Slg.%, .320 On-Base%, .963 Fld.%
(R) 1B Amanda Jager 5-7 Sr. R/R 52-52 .354/7/31 51 hits, 14 doubles, 31 runs, .597 Slg.%, .478 On-Base%, .987 Fld.%
(R) 2B Amanda Harrington 5-4 Jr. L/R 51-50 .325/2/19 49 hits, 12 doubles, 2 triples, 29 runs, 5 stolen bases, .470 slg%, .430 On-Base%, .957 Fld.%
(R) SS Lynsay Weaver 5-8 So. R/R 53-53 .215/2/16 31 hits, 6 doubles, 22 runs, .299 slg%, .315 On-Base%, .878 Fld.%
(L) 3B Katie Kraai 5-9 R/R 53-53 .297/3/32 51 hits, 17 doubles, 34 runs, .448 slg%, .349 On-Base%, .959 Fld.%
(R) CF Sarah Mueller 5-5 Sr. L/R 51-51 .325/3/29 54 hits, 11 doubles, 6 triples, 36 runs, .518 slg%, .396 On-Base%, .975 Fld.%
(L) SS McKenzie West 5-9 R/R 37-36 .279/3/18 29 hits, 7 doubles, 17 runs, .433 slg%, .375 On-Base%, .864 Fld.%
(R) RF Rachel Wade 5-2 So. L/R 42-38 .226/1/12 21 hits, 3 doubles, 2 triples, 13 runs, .333 slg%, .277 On-Base%, 1.000 Fld.%
(R) DP Rhea Flores 5-8 Jr. R/R 32-24 .288/2/10 21 hits, 6 doubles, 13 runs, .452 Slg.%, .333 On-Base%, 1.000 Fld.%


Pitchers (3+ decisions or saves) Returning (R) and Lost (L)
R/L Name Ht. Cl. B/T Gp/Gs W-L (S) IP K/BB ER ERA
(R) Sarah Mueller 5-5 Sr. L/R 23/22 16-7 147.2 69/22 37 1.75
(R) Holly Bruntjens 5-3 Sr. R/R 26/22 15-9 149.2 85/28 36 1.68
(R) Kayle Stevenson 5-5 Jr. L/L 16/6 3-1 39.1 44/17 10 1.78
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