Ferris State

Ferris State Quick Facts

Location: Big Rapids, MI
Year Founded: 1884
Enrollment: 14,560
Nickname: Bulldogs
Colors: Crimson and Gold
President: Dr. David Eisler
Director of Athletics: Perk Weisenburger
Faculty Athletic Representative: Kim Hancock
Athletic Dept. Phone: 256-824-6332

Team History

First Year of Division I Hockey: 1978-79
All-time Record (Years): 668-699-135

Facility Information

Name/Capacity: Ewigleben Ice Arena
Dimensions: 200x85
Ticket Office Phone: (231) 591-2888
Address: 1201 S. State Street, Big Rapids, MI 49307

Directions to Arena

Ewigleben Ice Arena is located on Ferris State University's Sports Drive, adjacent to West Knollview Drive. From U.S. 131 Expressway: take the Perry Street exit (139) east and upon reaching State Street turn right and go south. The Ewigleben Ice Arena is enclosed within the Sports Complex, located on the west side of South State Street on the hill.

Coaches/Support Staff

Head Coach: Bob Daniels (Michigan State, '82)
     • Record at FSU: 430-443-100 (25 seasons)
     • Career Record: Same

Associate Head Coach
     • Drew Famulak (Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 1990)

Assistant Coach
     • Mark Kaufman (Michigan State, 1984)

Support Staff
     • Dave Cencer, Coordinator of Athletic Performance
     • Tim Glover, Athletic Trainer
     • Ben Mackey, Equipment Manager

Athletics Communications

Hockey SID: Rob Bentley
Office Phone: (231) 591-3821
Email: Bentleyr@ferris.edu
Press Box Phone: (231) 591-2397
Website: FerrisStateBulldogs.com
Hockey-specific Twitter: @FerrisHockey
Hockey-specific Facebook: facebook.com//FerrisHockey
Athletics Twitter: @FerrisAthletics
Athletics Facebook: facebook.com//FerrisAthletics
Athletics Instagram: FerrisAthletics

Media Directory

Big Rapids Pioneer (Ryan Zuke, 592-8363, (rzuke@pioneergroup.com); Ferris State Torch (FSU) (Sports Editor, 591-5946).

Bulldog Sports Network/Sunny 97.3 FM (FSU Hockey broadcast) (Rob Bentley, coordinator, 591-3821, bentleyr@ferris.edu) (Steve Masters, producer, 796-9730, smasters@sunny973.com) (Jared Shafran, play-by-play, 591-2336, JaredShafran@ferris.edu).

Ferris Television (Glen Okonoski, director, 591-2709, GlenOkonoski@ferris.edu) (Steve Cox, director, 591-2721, coxs@ferris.edu); WWTV 9/10 (Jeff Johnson, sports director, 775-3478, sports@9and10news.com); WZZM-13 (Jamal Spencer, sports director, 616-559-1433, sports@wzzm.com); WOOD-TV (Jack Doles, sports director, 616-235-4325, sports@woodtv.com); Fox 17 (Mitch Fick, sports director, 616-447-5147, sports@fox17online.com); WPBN-7 & 4 (sports director, 800-946-2504, sports@upnorthlive.com)


Television Information: All games carried live by Ferris Television locally & online at WCHA.TV

Radio Broadcast Information: Station and Play-by-Play Announcer - Sunny 97.3 FM, Jared Shafran (Play-By-Play)