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Preview: Softball vs. FSU and Canisius

The FGCU softball team will host a double-header against No. 1 Florida State and Canisius College. Games will begin Tuesday, March 14 at 6 p.m. against No. 1 FSU at the FGCU Softball Complex. Play against FSU will conclude on Wednesday, March 15 at 4:30 p.m. with a 7 p.m. game against Canisius following immediately after. The Seminoles come into this series 22-1-1 and are currently on a 13-game win streak. Canisius College comes into this game 9-18. These two teams met  during the 2012 season where the Eagles swept the Griffins 9-0 at the FGCU Softball...

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Preview: Women’s tennis vs. Duke

The FGCU women’s tennis team will take on No. 15 Duke at the FGCU Tennis Complex, Wednesday, March 15 with play beginning at 5:00 p.m. The Eagles have dominated its home-stand play, keeping a perfect 6-0 record at home, while improving their overall record to 7-3. No. 15 Duke comes into this match with an overall record of 6-3, with its most recent win being over TCU 4-3. Next, the Eagles will finish up home play against George Washington University on Saturday, March 18 with play beginning at 10...

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Preview: Beach volleyball vs. Eckerd College

Coming off its first win in the season opener, the FGCU women’s beach volleyball team is set to host a double header against Eckerd College. The first match up will be Wednesday, March 15 beginning at 4 p.m. and the second match will follow immediately after at 6 p.m. Eckerd is currently six games into its season, with an overall record of 4-2. Recently, the Tritons competed in the Gulf Shores Spring Hill Invitational, splitting their games 2-2. The Eagles and Tritons met last season at Eckerd College with FGCU taking the match 4-1. Next, the Eagles will travel...

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FGCU women’s tennis earns 4-1 win over Troy

The FGCU women’s tennis team defeated Troy 4-1 Friday afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex. This win improved the Eagles’ overall record to 6-3 and 5-0 at home. The Eagles’ dominance began in doubles play and never stopped, winning three of the first four singles matches in straight sets. The No. 1 duo of Julia Ascúa and Julianna Curtis won its second straight match and 14 of its last 17 matches with a 6-2 win against the visitors. The No. 2 paring of Breana Stampfli and Maja Ornberg cruised to a 6-1 win against Alicia Rodriguez and Hannah Seizer....

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FGCU beach volleyball opens up season with win over Webber International

The FGCU beach volleyball team started off its season with a 3-2 win over Webber International Friday night. “It’s nice to get the season started with a win while learning a little bit more about where we need to prioritize our training efforts,” head coach Matt Botsford said. “This early on, we’re still trying to figure out our lineup and who compliments who, so this was a very helpful step in that process.” The No. 5 duo of Caroline Jordan and Kaitlan Krivdo started off strong with a three-set win. Seniors Madi Wilcox and Leigh Pudwill suffered a tough...

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FGCU men’s tennis swept 4-0 by ETSU

The FGCU men’s tennis team was swept by East Tennessee State Friday night, dropping the match a 0-4. Both teams split the first two doubles matches before the Buccaneers claimed the third in a tiebreaker. This win for the visitors set the tone for their dominant singles play. The No. 1 duo of Oliver Landert and Felipe Ramirez evened up play with a 6-4 victory after Javier Fernandez and Mateo Ruiz dropped their match 6-2. Andres Alfonz and Ezequiel led 5-4 at the No. 2 spot. However, this was short-lived after the visitors won three of the final four...

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FGCU men’s tennis earns win over Xavier

The FGCU men’s tennis team earned a 5-2 victory over Xavier Thursday night. This win also marked the 19th of 22 home matches that ended in favor of the Eagles since 2015. “Today was a complete team effort, and I’m really happy for all the guys for this hard-fought win,” head coach CJ Weber said. “We put a special focus on doubles today, and that ended up being a huge difference between this match and a couple of the other close losses we have had.” With FGCU leading 3-2 in the match, Sam Chaffin faced Nate Dell in the...

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FGCU athletics exceeds both on and off the court

FGCU athletics continues to embody what it means to be a student-athlete – winning three conference tournament championships in the fall – while earning an impressive 3.24 cumulative GPA for the fall of 2016. “We are exceptionally proud of our student-athletes for the outstanding effort they continue to put forth in the classroom, while also succeeding in their competitions and serving as role models throughout Southwest Florida,” Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh said. In total, 12 of FGCU’s 15 teams earned cumulative GPAs greater than 3.0 for the fall, while five clubs posted GPAs of at least 3.3. Outside...

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Preview: Men’s tennis vs South Alabama

The FGCU men’s tennis team is set to host South Alabama Tuesday, March 14 with play beginning at 6 p.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex. Last season, these two teams met in Tallahassee where the then #73 South Alabama took the match 4-3 over the Eagles. The Jaguars come into this matchup with an impressive overall record of 15-2 and 4-0 away...

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Preview: Men’s tennis vs ETSU

Coming off play with Xavier University, the FGCU men’s tennis team will continue their home stand play taking on ETSU Friday, March 10 beginning at 4:00 p.m. The last time these two teams met was during the 2013-2014 season, when ETSU took the match 5-2 in Johnson City, Tennessee. ETSU has suffered some tough loses this season, taking on strong opponents like #2 Wake Forest and #8 USC. With that, the Buccaneers come into this game with an overall record of 2-5, as FGCU comes into the match 3-4 overall. Next, the Eagles will host South Alabama on Tuesday,...

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