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Preview: Beach volleyball at Jacksonville

The FGCU beach volleyball team will face Jacksonville Friday, March 31 at 2 p.m., immediately following the 12 p.m. game against UNF. The Eagles will then play the Dolphins again Saturday, April 1 at 10 a.m. Jacksonville and FGCU met twice last season where the Eagles and Dolphins split the matches. Jacksonville took the first match 2-3, then the Eagles took the second 4-1. Jacksonville comes into this match with an overall record of 6-8 and 0-1 in conference play. Next, the Eagles will head to Deland to compete in a Coastal Carolina and Mercer series beginning Friday, April...

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Preview: Beach volleyball at North Florida

The FGCU beach volleyball team will travel to Jacksonville to take on UNF Friday, March 31 at 12 p.m. After two games against Jacksonville Friday and Saturday, the Eagles will wrap up play in Jacksonville with a second game against UNF Saturday, April 1 at 2 p.m. These two teams met three times last season, with the Ospreys taking all games. The last game was during the final round of the ASUN Beach Volleyball Championship, with UNF taking it 0-5. The Ospreys come into this match up with an overall record of 5-7. The Eagles will then face Jacksonville...

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Preview: Women’s tennis at USC Upstate

The FGCU women’s tennis team will continue its three-game away play with a match against USC Upstate Wednesday, March 29 at 3:30 p.m. in South Carolina. This match will then be immediately followed by the men’s tennis team. The Eagles started off conference play with a strong 6-1 win over Stetson last week. The Spartans come into this match with an overall record of 2-15 and 0-2 in-conference play. The Eagles and Spartans met last season at FGCU where the Eagles swept the Spartans 7-0. Next, FGCU will travel to New Jersey to take on NJIT Saturday, April 1...

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Preview: No. 9 FGCU baseball hosts Miami

The FGCU baseball team will host the University of Miami Wednesday, March 29 at 6:30 p.m. at Swanson Stadium. The Hurricanes come into this match up with an overall record of 11-24, with recent loses against UNC. The Eagles and the then-ranked Hurricanes met twice last season with Miami taking both games. One game the Hurricanes were ranked No. 5 and the Eagles lost 2-5, and when Miami was No. 2 FGCU suffered a 0-4 loss at home. Next, the Eagles will host a three-game series against Jacksonville that will begin Friday, March 31 at 6:30 p.m. at Swanson...

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FGCU beach volleyball drops match against FAU

The FGCU beach volleyball team fell 1-4 to FAU with the only win coming from the No. 3 pair of Katie Puisis and Karissa Rhoades. “FAU played a great match today, and their depth across the five pairs was just too much to overcome,” head coach Matt Botsford said. “Obviously we are very encouraged with what Katie and Karissa were able to do today against a tough opponent, but overall there were just too many unforced errors. I really thought the serve-and-pass game let us down as we could not pressure FAU the way we would have liked to.”...

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FGCU softball goes 2-1 in series against Jacksonville

After splitting the first two games on day one, the FGCU softball team came out strong on day two with a 4-2 victory over Jacksonville. With those wins, the Eagles went 2-1 over the Dolphins in the three-game series, making their overall record 20-14. To start the first game, the Dolphins scored on a two-out RBI single in the third, but the Eagles responded immediately in the bottom half of the third. A home run over the wall from Fournet put the Eagles up 3-1. However, the Dolphins responded in the fifth, scoring on a two-out double before Randolph...

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Preview: Women’s golf at John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate

The FGCU women’s golf team will compete in the John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate in Stockbridge, Georgia, with the first round starting Sunday, March 26. The final round will wrap up on Tuesday, March 28. This will be the final tournament before the Eagles head to ASUN Women’s Golf Championship. Georgia State is hosting the annual intercollegiate at the Eagle’s Landing Country Club. There will be a total of 15 teams competing in the three-day event. Last season, FGCU finished fourth-of-fifteen in this tournament. Next, the Eagles will compete in the three-day ASUN Women’s Golf Championship beginning Sunday, April 16...

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Preview: Softball vs. Jacksonville

After hosting their home tournament, Battle at the Beach, the FGCU softball team will host Jacksonville in a three-game series at the FGCU Softball Complex. The first match up will take place on Saturday, March 25 at 2 p.m. Then the next game will follow immediately after the same day at 4 p.m. Play will conclude on Sunday, March 26 at 1 p.m. The Dolphins come into this series with an overall record of 19-11, but suffer from a 0-5 away game record. The last time these two conference teams met was last season in a three-game series where...

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Coach Dooley and Goodwin earn postseason recognition

FGCU men’s basketball player Brandon Goodwin has been named to the NABC District 3 First Team along with coach Joe Dooley, who has been selected as the District 3 Coach of the Year. District 3 includes all players and coaches from the ASUN and Big South conferences, and was voted on by coaches of the NABC. Goodwin is the fourth player in program history to receive All-District First Team honors. Marc-Eddy Norelia earned this honor during the 2016 season. Dooley is the first coach in program history to be named an All-District Coach. “Brandon had one of the best,...

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Preview: Men’s golf at FAU Slomin Autism Championship

After competing in the Cape Fear National Intercollegiate in North Carolina, the FGCU men’s golf team will take part in the FAU Slomin Autism Championship at the Foundations Country Club in Lake Worth, Florida. This three-day tournament hosted by the Owls will begin with the first round Friday, March 24. The second and final day will then follow the next two days, Saturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26. Last season when the Eagles competed in this tournament, the team had all five team members shoot between 72 and 74 en route to a final-round 293 and an 864...

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