Junior forward Megan McCabe (Brighton/Pinckney) netted her second game-winning goal of this season with a first-half tally at Northern Michigan (9/21). McCabe also accounted for the game winner in the Bulldogs' 1-0 season-opening victory over Southern Indiana (8/29) at the Grand Valley State Tournament in Allendale, Mich.
The Bulldogs' 1-0 victory at Northern Michigan (9/21) snapped a three-match losing skid to the Wildcats. Prior to Sunday's triumph, the last time Ferris State bested NMU was in the 2004 season (10/10) when the Bulldogs claimed a 2-1 home conference win in Big Rapids.
Ferris State posted a season-high 16 total shots against Ashland last Friday (9/19) to better the Bulldogs' previous high of 10 in their season opener versus Southern Indiana (8/29).
Sophomore goalkeeper Becci Houdek (Canton) is presently tied with Laura Myszka (2001-02) for sixth place on FSU's all-time saves leaders list. Both have accumulated 42 career saves to date.
Senior defender Julia Zilan (Wixom) has compiled a pair of assists in six matches this fall, which represent the first of her career. Zilan assisted on FSU's game-winning goal in a 2-1 decision over Ashland (9/19). She produced four points (2-0=4) in 19 outings a season ago.
Freshman defender Mekyla Spraggins (Grand Rapids/Forest Hills Central) picked up her first collegiate point with an assist on Ferris State's lone goal in the 1-0 league victory at Northern Michigan (9/21).