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Volleyball finishes runner up in second straight ASUN Championship

Following a 3-0 win over No. 6 USC Upstate, the No. 3 FGCU volleyball team swept No. 2 Jacksonville to advance to the ASUN Championship for the second year in a row. FGCU and Kennesaw State will each look for its program’s first ASUN championship and the place in the NCAA Tournament. “I think it looked a little bit like yesterday where there was a gradual improvement from set to set,” FGCU head coach Matt Botsford said. “A lot of positive things. Snowy was fantastic and Amanda did a great job coming through attacking wise. I think our blocking...

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Women’s basketball goes 2-0 at Akron Classic

The FGCU women’s basketball team headed to Akron, Ohio to take part in the Akron Classic. The Eagles took on Kent State Friday night and then continued play the following day against Akron. Nasrin Ulel led the team, averaging 18 points, three rebounds and three assists over the past two games and was named Most Outstanding Player of the Akron Classic. Tytionia Adderly was also named to the All-Akron Classic team after averaging nine points, 7.5 rebounds, two assists and 3.5 steals per game. The team took down Kent State 80-62 in the opener of the Akron Classic following...

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FGCU swimming and diving drop first meet to No. 15 Florida

After a strong 3-0 start to the season, the FGCU swimming and diving team dropped its first meet of the season to  No. 15 Florida on Saturday, 173-125. The Eagles had strong individual performances despite the loss. These times were highlighted by Gracie Redding, Rebecca Moynihan and Cassidy Fry. The diving team also competed in this meet for the first time this year. The team took home second and third place finishes in the 3-meter board, led by Melissa Novak in the 1-meter dive by over 40 points. “The team did a great job competing against a very well...

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Cross-country earns recognition post championship

Carley Lutzow and Carlin Berryhill each earned All-ASUN Conference recognition as the FGCU women’s and men’s cross-country teams finished seventh and fifth at the ASUN Championship. “The result was not what we expected from our program,” FGCU head coach Cassandra Goodson said. “That being said, however, our group ran their hearts out. I’m glad Carlin received all-conference recognition and was able to represent FGCU and the people who support him daily. Carley had an unbelievable day. She deserves this. She’s constantly striving to better herself on and off the course. She ran fearlessly, and it paid off in a...

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Preview: Swim at UNF and Campbell

The FGCU swim and dive team will head to Jacksonville to take on UNF and Campbell Saturday, Oct. 21 with the meet beginning at 3 p.m. The Eagles will be coming off a strong 199-116 season-opening win against Rutgers. This meet was led by Petra Halmai, who finished her debut with the Eagles, winning three events. She was also a part of the 400-yard medley relay, which finished 1st-place. Campbell comes into this meet with an overall record of 2-4 and is currently on a three-match lose streak. UNF have yet to win a match, coming into the meet...

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Top finishes at USF Invitational for FGCU cross-country

Carley Lutzow and Carlin Berryhill each had top five finishes, leading the FGCU cross-country teams in the USF Invitational. In the 5K, Lutzow finished in third place with a time of 18:17.6. Berryhill led the men’s team in the 8K, finishing with a fourth-place time of 25:56.4. “I’m happy with the team’s effort,” FGCU head coach Cassandra Goodson said. “We had a few people have big breakthroughs. The conditions were not ideal for fast times, so we just focused on effort and competing. We are looking forward to getting home and back to work.” In the men’s 8K, all five runners finished in the top 41. Jan Figueroa and Cole Pruim finished in the top 20, with Figueroa finishing with a 16th place time of 27:22.3 and Pruim’s time of 27:26.6 to put him in 17th. Other notable finishes were Joseph Salerno’s 40th place time of 28:46.7, and Maximilian Weigand’s 41st finish of 28:49.4. On the women’s side was Angela Cruz Gonzalez, who finished in 66th place with a time of 20:43.3. Jessica Hanley finished with a top 100 time of 20:47.2. Next, both teams will compete in the ASUN Championship on Oct. 28 in Cartersville,...

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Preview: Women’s tennis vs. Saint Leo

The FGCU women’s tennis team will be hosting Saint Leo University. Play is set to begin on Friday, Oct. 13 at 5 p.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex. The team will be coming off playing in the Bedford Cup in Tampa. The Eagles are currently led by Sofia Perez, who is on a five-match win streak. Perez is 5-0 this season in singles play and is 5-1 in doubles play with Sofia Blanno. These two are currently on a four-game win streak. Next, FGCU will be participating in the five-day ITA Women’s Southeast Regional Championships beginning Thursday, Oct. 19...

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Preview: Men’s and women’s cross-country at USF Invitational

The FGCU men’s and women’s cross team will compete in the USF Invitational Friday, Oct. 13 beginning at 5 p.m. in Tampa. The team will be coming off competing in the Notre Dame Invitational. At that invitational, Carlin Berryhill posted a time of 25:13.9, placing 18th in the men’s 5 Mile Gold race. On the women’s side, Carley Lutzow finished 52nd individually in the 5K Gold event with a time of 18:20.9, while Anita Munoz finished with the 140th best time at 19:25.5. Last year the Eagles competed in the USF Invitational and placed second at the...

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Preview: Women’s soccer vs. NJIT

The FGCU women’s soccer team will begin its away-game streak, heading to New Jersey to take on NJIT Friday, Oct. 6 with kickoff at 3 p.m. NJIT comes into this matchup with an overall record of 6-5 and a conference record of 0-2, with its two ASUN losses against Lipscomb and Jacksonville. Last season, the Eagles defeated the Highlanders 1-0 at the FGCU Soccer Complex. Next, FGCU will continue its conference play on the road against USC Upstate, Friday, Oct. 8 with kickoff at 1...

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Preview: Men’s tennis at Bedford Cup

The FGCU men’s tennis team will be taking part in the three-day event Bedford Cup in Tallahassee. Play is set to begin on Thursday, Oct. 5 and wrap up on Saturday, Oct. 7. This event brings all Division I Florida tennis programs together and features the best of the state. The team will be coming off hosting the three-day FGCU Fall Invite. The Eagles participated in this event last year as a kick off to their 2016-17 season. The match was highlighted by Mateo Ruiz and veteran Sam Chaffin. Both individuals advanced deep into the singles draw. Next, FGCU...

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