Ferris goalkeeper picks up honors

Ferris goalkeeper picks up honors

BIG RAPIDS – Ferris State University women's soccer sophomore goalkeeper Darya Mosallaei (Albuquerque, N.M.) has been recognized as this week's Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Defensive Player of the Week.

Mosallaei had a strong weekend for the Bulldogs as FSU opened conference play with a pair of ties on the scoreboard.

The second-year standout finished with three saves while going the distance in the net on Friday as FSU opened conference play with a 0-0 deadlock against third-ranked rival and defending national champion Grand Valley State in the first league action. Mosallaei then returned to notch two saves in 90 minutes of work on Sunday in a 1-1 decision against Davenport at home.

For the weekend, she totalled five saves with 0.50 goals against average, and .833 save percentage for the Bulldogs, earning a pair of ties in 180 minutes of action in net.

This week, the Bulldogs travel to Michigan's Upper Peninsula to face Northern Michigan on Friday afternoon along with Michigan Tech on Sunday.


Ferris shoots a 627

BIG RAPIDS – The Ferris State University women's golf team opened competition this season by participating in the UIndy Fall Invitational on Monday in Carmel, Ind.

The Bulldogs shot a two-round 627 score in Monday's opening 36 holes of action at the Prairie View Golf Club, carding a 312 in round one and a 315 in round two for a +51 figure. Overall, FSU sits 12th, heading into Tuesday's action.

Following day one action, Dallas Baptist holds the first-day lead (-1), followed by Indianapolis (+6) and Findlay (+7) in the top three overall of the 17 competing schools.

Individually, FSU's Alayna Eldred and Kamryn Shannon are currently tied for 33rd overall as each shot 154 scores on day one. Eldred opened with a 78 before carding a 76 in round two, while Shannon notched a 72 in round one, followed by an 82.

Meanwhile, the Bulldogs' Lizzie Anderson shot a 159 figure on Monday with rounds of 79 and 80 and is tied for 59th overall. Behind her, Dani Staskowski fired a 160 total on rounds of 83 and 77, which was suitable for a share of 66th place.

Finally, FSU's Abby Grevel notched an 83 in round one and an 82 in round two for a 165 mark and is tied for 74th in the field. Susie Gietl competed individually for the Bulldogs and is 85th overall with a 168 total on rounds of 83 and 85 on Monday.


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