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2006-07 Ferris State Women's Basketball Quick Facts

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GENERAL
Name of school: Ferris State University
City/Zip: Big Rapids, Mich./49307
Founded: 1884
Enrollment: 12,578
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. David L. Eisler
Alma Mater, Yr.: Michigan, 1972
Athletics Director: Tom Kirinovic
Email: kirinovt@ferris.edu
Associate Athletics Director for Advancement: Brian Kegler
Events, Facilities & Marketing Manager: Mike Haggerty
Senior Womenís Administrator: Tia Brandel-Wilhelm
Coordinator of Records & NCAA: Carma Burcham
Faculty Representative: Dr. Terry Nerbonne
Athletic Department Phone: (231) 591-2860
Athletic Department Fax: (231) 591-2869
Ticket Office Phone: (231) 591-2888

HISTORY
First Year of Womenís Basketball: 1974-75
Overall All-Time record: 388-413 (.484)
Conference All-Time Record: 224-283 (.442)
No. years in NCAA Tourney/Last: 2/2003-04
All-Time NCAA Postseason Record: 0-2 (.000)
Last NCAA Tourney Opponent: Ashland
Result: Lost 82-69
No. years in GLIAC Tourney/Last: 8/2005-06
Last GLIAC Tourney Opponent: Grand Valley State
Result: Lost 47-49

ATHLETICS COMMUNICATIONS
Athletics Communications Director: Joe Gorby
    Office Phone: (231) 591-2336
    Home Phone: (231) 796-2732
    Email Address: gorbyj@ferris.edu
Asst. Athletics Communications Director/Basketball Contact: Rob Bentley
    Office Phone: (231) 591-3821
    Home Phone: (231) 796-1178
    Email Address: bentleyr@ferris.edu
Athletics Communications Fax: (231) 591-3775
Basketball Press Row Phone: (231) 591-3572
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: sgholston@pioneergroup.net

COACHING STAFF
Head Coach: Tracey Bloodworth-Fisk
Alma Mater/Year: Western Michigan/1996
Year Entering at School: Ninth
Record at Ferris State (yrs.): 135-88 (.605)/Eight
Career Record (yrs.): Same
Record vs. the GLIAC: 92-55 (.626)
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): Justin Rees (Barry, 1997) - 5th season
Volunteer Assistant Coach (Alma Mater): Rick Bloodworth (Michigan, 1970) - 1st season
Office Phone: (231) 591-2867
Head Athletic Trainer: Dave Lucey, ATC
Asst. Athletic Trainer: Tim Glover, ATC
Asst. Athletic Trainer (Basketball): Michael Blackburn, ATC
Office Phone: (231) 591-2872
Equipment Manager: Ben Mumah, E.M.,C.

TEAM INFORMATION
2005-06 Overall Record: 18-10
Conference Record/Finish: 12-6/T3rd - North Division
2005-06 Non-Conference Record: 6-4
2005-06 Record at Home/Conference: 9-3/7-2
2005-06 Record Away/Conference: 7-5/5-4
2005-06 Record on Neutral Courts: 2-2
Final Ranking last year (poll): n/a
Starters Returning/Lost: 4/1
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 11/3

All-Star Candidates:
Erin Miller, Kristin Reinhart, Rachel Folcik

Starters Lost:
Kelly McLaughlin (F/6-0)

Starters Returning:
Erin Miller (G/5-7/Sr.)
Kristin Reinhart (G/5-5/Sr.)
Audrey Thwing (F/5-11/Sr.)
Rachel Folcik (F/6-1/Jr.)

Players Lost:
Kelly McLaughlin (F/6-0) - 3.4 ppg, 2.3 rpg
Aubrey Freshour (F/6-0) - 2.9 ppg, 1.8 rpg
Lindsey Deyo (F/5-11) - 1.4 ppg, 1.5 rpg

2006-07 Returnees:
# Ashley Corbiere* (5-10, So., F): 1.0 ppg, 1.5 rpg - Sault Ste. Marie, Mich./Sault Area
Ashley Fleming* (6-1, So., F/C): 3.3 ppg, 2.0 rpg - Posen, Mich./Rogers City
Rachel Folcik** (6-1, Jr., F/C): 12.8 ppg, 6.1 rpg - Powers, Mich./Carney-Nadeau
Jenna Guay* (6-1, So., F/C): 3.8 ppg, 3.0 rpg - Escanaba, Mich.
Caitlin Hutchison* (5-11, So., F): 1.3 ppg, 1.2 rpg - Riverview, Mich.
Sam Johns** (5-9, Jr., G/F): 7.0 ppg, 2.7 rpg - Allendale, Mich.
Katie Loosvelt** (5-3, Jr., G): 2.1 ppg, 1.0 rpg - Trenton, Mich./Carlson
Erin Miller*** (5-7, Sr., G): 14.7 ppg, 4.3 rpg - Niles, Mich.
Kristin Reinhart*** (5-5, Sr., G): 12.9 ppg, 4.4 rpg - East Lansing, Mich.
Teghan Thelen* (5-6, So., G): 2.0 ppg, 2.3 rpg - Pewamo, Mich./Westphalia
Audrey Thwing*** (5-11, Sr., F): 11.4 ppg, 6.8 rpg - Davison, Mich.

* - Denotes letters earned
# - Statistics from 2004-05 season (Injured last season)

2006-07 Newcomers:
2005-06 Statistics (Unless Noted)
Andrea Clancy (F/C, 6-2): Port Austin, Mich./North Huron - 17.5 ppg, 13.0 rpg, 3.0 bpg
Stephanie DeNoyelles (G, 5-7): Mt. Pleasant, Mich./Sacred Heart - 8.5 ppg, 4.3 apg, 4.0 rpg

Notes:

** Ferris State wrapped up its 2005-06 season with an 18-10 overall record and made its seventh consecutive Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament appearance during the 2005-06 campaign. FSU, which posted a third-place tying 12-6 mark in GLIAC North Division play last season, also registered its 10th consecutive season with 10 or more victories last campaign under head coach Tracey Bloodworth-Fisk.

** Ninth-year FSU head coach Tracey Bloodworth-Fisk presently ranks as the schoolís all-time winningest coach and is tied for first place among Ferrisí leaders in career coaching victories. Fisk has compiled a 135-88 (.605) record to date in eight seasons at Ferris State. Both of FSUís two all-time NCAA Division II National Tournament appearances have came under Bloodworth-Fisk.

** The Bulldogs have ranked among the nationís top academic programs seven consecutive seasons, according to the Womenís Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Division II Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll list. FSU placed 20th overall in 2005-06 with a 3.350 grade point average. Ferris had the nationís highest gpa in 1999-00 and placed second in 2002-03.

** Current senior guards Erin Miller and Kristin Reinhart were honored as Ferris Stateís 2005-06 Co-Most Valuable Player Award recipients.

** Erin Miller ranked as FSU's leading scorer (14.7 ppg) last season. She was listed among the GLIACís overall statistical leaders in nine different categories and compiled 19 double-figure scoring outings last campaign. Miller also became the 12th player in school history to register her 1,000th career point last year. She currently ranks seventh on FSU's all-time scoring list with 1,279 career points. Miller received GLIAC Player of the Week Award laurels once (Dec. 5) last year, was recognized as a first-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District IV honoree, picked up GLIAC North Division First-Team recognition along with Daktronics All-Great Lakes Region Second-Team honors.

** Kristin Reinhart received second-team All-GLIAC North Division kudos for the Bulldogs for the second consecutive season last year. Last season, Reinhart ranked as the squad's second-leading scorer (12.9 ppg) and compiled a team-best 142 assists, which was the third-highest seasonal output in school history. She also added 122 rebounds, 52 steals and 34 made three-point field goals while starting all 28 contests.

** Erin Miller, Kristin Reinhart and Rachel Folcik will serve as FSUís team captains for the 2006-07 campaign.

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