Moving on Up

by Published: Dec 9, 2009

The Ferris hockey team is ranked 13th in the nation after two vic­to­ries this weekend

The Ferris State hockey team is ranked 13th in the nation after a sweep of the then No. 18 nation­ally ranked Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks.

The team is unbeaten in its pre­vi­ous eight games, includ­ing two shootout vic­to­ries over No. 1 Miami University. The Bulldogs improved to 10−0−0 at home this sea­son with its fifth con­sec­u­tive sweep at Ewigleben Ice Arena.

The Bulldogs are 11−3−2 over­all this sea­son and 6−2−2−2 in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA). Ferris earned six points in the con­fer­ence over the week­end is now third in the CCHA stand­ings with 22 points.

Ferris defeated Nebraska-Omaha shut out Nebraska-Omaha 2–0 on Friday night. Sophomore goalie Taylor Nelson recorded his first shutout of the sea­son for the Bulldogs as he saved all 28 shots he faced. Sophomore defense­man Brett Wysopal said the team con­tin­ues to play hard each day.