Ferris Softball
Ferris State University Softball
2001 Quick Facts

GENERAL INFORMATION
Location: Big Rapids, Michigan 49307
Founded: 1884
Enrollment: 9,847
Nickname: Bulldogs
School Colors: Crimson and Gold
Home Field/Capacity: FSU Softball Field/500
Surface: Natural Grass
Affiliation: NCAA Division II
Conference: Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC)
President: Dr. William A. Sederburg (Minnesota State, Mankato 1969)
Athletics Director: Tom Kirinovic (Ferris State, 1977)
Athletics Department Phone: (231) 591-2860
Ticket Office Phone: (231) 591-2888

HISTORY
First Year of Softball: 1973
Overall All-Time Record: 502-451-1
Conference All-Time Record: 165-162
Number of Years in NCAA Championships/Last: Two/1999
Last Post-Season Opponent: North Dakota State (5/21/99)
Result: Lost 4-3
Number of Years in NCAA Regionals/Last: Three/1999
Result: Won 5-1 vs. Ashland (5/15/99 at Allendale, Mich.)

SPORTS INFORMATION
Sports Information Director/Softball SID: Joe Gorby
Office/Home Phone: (231) 591-2336/796-2732
E-Mail Address: gorbyj@ferris.edu
Assistant SID: Rob Bentley
Office/Home Phone: (231) 591-3821/796-1178
E-Mail Address: bentleyr@ferris.edu
SID Office Fax: (231) 591-3775
Press Box Phone: TBA
Mailing Address: 330 Oak Street, West Bldg. 025 Big Rapids, MI 49307-2031

COACHING STAFF
Head Coach: Keri Becker (Saginaw Valley State, 1995)
Record at FSU/Years: 163-73 (4 yrs.)
Career Record: Same
Softball Office Phone: (231) 591-3512
Best Time to Reach Coach: 10 am-12 pm
Assistant Coach: Kris St. Andre
Athletic Trainer/Softball: Tim Glover, A.T.C.
Office Phone: (231) 591-2872

TEAM INFORMATION
2000 Overall Record: 33-18 (6-1 home; 6-2 away; 21-15 neutral)
GLIAC Record/Final Placing: 16-4/1st
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 11/7
2001 Captains: Melissa Carrick and Anne Koltvedt
Starters Returning (R) and Lost (L)

R/L Pos. Name Ht. Cl. B/T Gp/Gs Avg./HR/RBI other
(R) C Anne Koltvedt 5-4 Sr. R/R 51-50 .224/0/9 20 runs, six doubles, two triples
(R) 1B Mila Prieur 5-10 Sr. R/R 23-23 .279/2/10 .459 Slug.%
(R) 2B Emily Butkus 5-4 So. L/R 33-25 .231/0/2 11 runs
(L) SS Anne Bentley 5-9   R/R 51-51 .302/5/25 .506 Slug.%, 10 doubles, four triples
(L) 3B Cathy Boichot 5-4   R/R 43-41 .238/0/8 10 runs
(L) OF Kris St. Andre 5-7   R/R 51-51 .289/5/29 24 runs, four triples, .461 Slug.%
(L) OF Jaymee Kent 5-4   L/L 51-51 .331/2/16 31 runs, 12 doubles, .477 Slug.%, .407on-base%
(R) OF Melissa Carrick 5-9 Sr. R/R 45-44 .113/0/1  
Pitchers (4+ 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
(L)    Brandy Coe    5-10         R/R    24-18    14-6-1    142.0    98/30    31    1.96   
(L) Nadine Crowl 5-9   R/L 19-19 10-9-0 127.0 137/27 29 2.06
(R) Teresa Sutermeister 5-9 Sr. R/R 7-7 4-3-0 37.2 20/5 7 1.67
(R) Jennifer Colvin 5-11 Jr. R/R 5-4 4-0-0 24.1 19/7 3 1.11
Key Newcomers
Name Ht. Cl. H/T Pos. HS
Courtney Grady 5-9 Fr. R/R 1B Hudsonville High School
Nicki Merchant 5-8 Fr. R/R IF Wayland High School
Dana Peuler 5-8 Fr. R/R C/IF Wyoming Rogers High School
Casey Scully 5-10 Jr. R/R 3B-1B Grand Rapids Community College

All-Star Candidates
Anne Koltvedt

MEDIA INFORMATION
Radio Station: WDEE 97.3 FM
Radio Contact: Steve Masters
Address: 781 S. Chestnut, Suite 97
Reed City, MI 49677
Office Phone/FAX: (231) 832-1500/832-1600
Radio Station: WBRN 100.9 FM
Radio Contact: Bill Beckwith
Address: 13574 Northland Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Office Phone/FAX: (231) 796-7684/796-6227

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