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Preview: Men’s soccer at USC Upstate

After falling to FIU, the FGCU men’s soccer team will look to get back on the winning side, when they travel to Spartanburg, South Carolina to do battle against USC Upstate Saturday, October 21. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. The Eagles (6-4-1, 3-0-0) are led by Robert Ferrer and Shak Adams. Both are tied for the team lead with four goals, two assists, and a total of ten points. The Spartans (2-8-2, 0-4-0) are still aiming for their first conference win. They are led by Cam Philpot, who has produced three goals, one assist, and a total of...

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Preview: Volleyball vs. Stetson

The FGCU volleyball team will conclude a four-game home stand Saturday night, October 21 versus the Stetson Hatters with the first set beginning at 6 p.m. Paced by Amanda Carroll, Cortney VanLiew, and Daniele Serrano, the Eagles have swept its past three opponents. Stetson (3-14, 2-3) has been playing good volleyball, winning their past two matches against conference foes. The Hatters are led by Eva Deisa (164 kills) and Hao Jin (128 kills). These two schools met a little over a month ago, with FGCU sweeping Stetson in Deland. Next, the Eagles will hit the road to take on...

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FGCU grabs a pair of ASUN wins after straight set victories of JU and UNF

In what was supposed to be the FGCU volleyball team’s toughest match, the Eagles made it look easy, sweeping JU Friday night 25-21, 25-20, 25-20. The victory gave FGCU a share of first place in the ASUN Conference, along with Jacksonville and Kennesaw State. Mallory Mattingly began the scoring, giving the Dolphins a quick 2-0 lead. The Eagles then went on an 8-3 scoring run, in large part to Kaitlan Krivdo, who finished with six kills on the night. JU went on a run of their own and turned the score around from down 8-5 to ahead 9-8. Freshman Cortney VanLiew was dominant on offense and defense, accounting for 12 kills and 13 digs. “It was a really good atmosphere out there tonight. We all played extremely well on defense and floor. Overall, we played good team volleyball in the match. Coach really prepared us well for conference play and throughout our current winning streak,” VanLiew said. In the second set, Amanda Carroll was active as the team raced to a 3-0 start. The Dolphins put pressure on the Eagles, producing a 3-0 run of their own to go on top 8-7. With FGCU leading late 22-17, Jacksonville went on a 3-0 run to cut the deficit to two points at 22-20, forcing the Eagles to burn their final timeout of the set. FGCU scored the first four points...

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Preview: Volleyball vs. UNF

The FGCU volleyball team will have another back-to-back on its schedule, as they face off against North Florida Saturday, Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. The Eagles (10-6, 2-1) are led offensively by Amanda Carroll, Cortney VanLiew, and Daniele Serrano. Their opponent, the Ospreys (7-11, 0-3), who are still looking for their first road victory (0-7) and first conference victory (0-3), are led by Carina Hoff (186 kills) and Taryn Griffey (158 kills). In 2016, the Eagles swept UNF in Fort Myers, but fell in five sets at Jacksonville. Next, FGCU will take on Bethune-Cookman Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 6...

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Volleyball Completes Ninth Sweep On Season

The FGCU volleyball team returned back to Alico Arena and dominated USC Upstate 25-17, 25-18, 25-19. The Eagles began the match on a 3-0 run, in large part to an Amanda Carroll kill, who continues to produce offensively on a nightly basis. Carroll was honored pre-game in recognition of her reaching 1,000 kills on the season. The Eagles were able to stretch their lead to 12-5, as Daniele Serrano produced two kills. The Spartans (5-12, 2-2) never led in the set. They were able to produce a run every now and then, but it was all FGCU early on....

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Preview: Volleyball vs. USC Upstate

The FGCU volleyball team will return home, as they continue ASUN play versus USC Upstate, Friday Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. Their longest road trip of the season included visits to North Carolina, Indiana, Daytona Beach, Deland, Georgia and Tennessee. FGCU’s big three on offense, led by Amanda Carroll, Cortney VanLiew and Daniele Serrano, have a combined total of 490 kills. The Spartans (4-11) are led by freshman Lily Dempsey, who leads the team with 129 kills. Last season when these two schools met, the Eagles swept the Spartans in Fort Myers, but had to grind out a tough...

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FGCU volleyball defeats 2016 ASUN Champions, Lipscomb

After losing its first conference game Friday to Kennesaw State, the FGCU volleyball team dominated the 2016 ASUN Champion Lipscomb in four sets the following night―25-18, 25-18, 19-25, 25-23. FGCU started the first set off strong with two quick kills from Amanda Carroll and Cortney VanLiew, giving the Eagles an early 2-0 lead. When FGCU built a couple of leads, Lipscomb always managed to jump right back in the set. However, with FGCU up 23-18, the freshman duo finished it off. A kill from Snowy Burnam and Cortney VanLiew gave victory in set one for FGCU. Scoring runs was...

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Preview: Volleyball at Wildcat Classic

The FGCU volleyball team is set to begin the Wildcat Classic Friday, Sept. 8 at 4:30 p.m. against Wofford in North Carolina. A doubleheader will occur the following day, with the Eagles taking on Davidson at 12 p.m. and Georgia at 4 p.m. The Eagles are led by junior Amanda Carroll, who leads the team in kills with 85. The Eagles have dominated their opponents, having taken the first nine sets in this young season. However, the team has recently dropped four of its past six sets played against UCF, FAU and Miami. The Terriers are led by sophomore...

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