Ferris State Opens NCAA Tournament with Five-Set Win Over Rockhurst
BIG RAPIDS — Ferris State had a battle at home on Thursday in their first round matchup with Rockhurst in volleyball, winning in five sets to advance to the next round.
The Bulldogs lost the first set, 26-24, but bounced back with a 25-21 win in the second set and a 25-14 win in the third. Rockhurst forced a fifth set after winning the fourth, 25-18. Ferris State finished off the win with a 15-10 set victory.
Ferris State head coach Tia Brandel Wilhelm picked up her 700th career win in the victory as well.
The Bulldogs will host the second round match against the winner of Missouri-St. Louis and Lewis on Friday at 7:30 p.m.