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Men’s baseball readies up for ASUN Tournament

After starting the season 24-3 and earning the highest ranking of any FGCU team at No. 9, the Eagles get set for the ASUN tournament. “Next week starts a whole new season and we will continue to take it one game at a time, but we’re pleased with the momentum heading into the conference tournament,” head coach Dave Tollett said to FGCU athletics. Their first opponent will be No. 4 UNF on Wednesday, May 24 at 3:00 p.m. The Ospreys swept the Eagles earlier this season in Jacksonville, but since that game, the Eagles have won nine consecutive conference...

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Preview: Baseball at USF for midweek game

The FGCU baseball team will compete in its final game of a nine-game road trip with a midweek matchup against USF on Wednesday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m. Earlier this season, the Eagles hosted the Bulls and came out on top with a 2-1 win. Spencer Levine’s game-winning home run in the eighth inning helped the Eagles beat the Bulls for the 11th time in 15 career meetings. The Eagles will look to beat USF for the second time this season before coming home to host Lipscomb in a three-game series beginning Friday, May 12 at 6:30 p.m. at...

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Preview: Baseball at NJIT for three-game series

The FGCU baseball team continues its road trip as the Eagles travel to New Jersey to face the NJIT Highlanders for a three-game series starting on Friday, April 28 at 6 p.m. This will be the first time this season the Eagles verse NJIT, as these teams have only faced off a total of three times since the Highlanders joined the ASUN. Last season, FGCU swept a three-game series over NJIT at Swanson Stadium, outscoring them 20-9 in the series. Garrett Anderson and Mario Leon started two of those games with Leon getting a win against the Highlanders. The...

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FGCU baseball drops games two and three to UNF

Looking to rebound from their two losses during the week against FIU and series-opening loss against UNF, the FGCU baseball team’s losing skid continued as they were swept by the Ospreys in Jacksonville. The Eagles lost 8-2, and 10-5, as FGCU is now 4-8 in conference play after only losing three times in their first 27 games of the year. Down 6-2 in the eighth on Saturday, the Eagles had the bases loaded and one out, but for the second time on the afternoon, the Eagles left them loaded without scoring. Josh Dye got the start for the Eagles...

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Preview: Baseball at FAU for midweek game

The FGCU baseball team have a midweek game against the FAU Owls on Tuesday, April 25 at 6:30 p.m. away in Boca Raton. This game will come after an ASUN series win of 2-1 over USC Upstate and a 5-4 win over Miami, giving the Eagle a series win over the Hurricanes having won earlier in the season. The matchup will also be the first to happen since the Eagles lost to a then-No. 17 Owls with a score of 5-2. Next, the Eagles will head to New Jersey to take on NJIT in a three-game series beginning Friday,...

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FGCU baseball drops third-straight game

In the first game of its nine-game road trip, the FGCU baseball team dropped its third-straight game falling to UNF 6-3 in Jacksonville. Down 6-3 entering the ninth inning, the Eagles loaded the bases with nobody out, but the combination of Taylor Dupont and Matthew Naylor pulled out the save with a ground out and a double play, handing Kutter Crawford his first loss of the year. For the third-straight game, FGCU fell behind in the first inning as UNF plated two runs in the first on just one hit. Spencer Levine got the Eagles on the board a...

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Preview: Baseball at UNF for three-game series

The FGCU baseball team will head to Jacksonville to take on UNF in a three-game series beginning Friday, April 21 at 6 p.m. This will be an ASUN conference series with the Eagles coming into the matchup with a 4-5 record in conference play. In last season’s three-game series against the Ospreys, the Eagles suffered defeat in the series, losing the series 2-1. This ended with a total-runs count of 17 for FGCU and 19 for UNF. Next, the Eagles will look forward to a matchup against FAU Tuesday, April...

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FGCU baseball takes two of three for first conference series win

In their second-to-last home series of the year, the FGCU baseball team claimed its first ASUN series win on Saturday, defeating USC Upstate on April 14 and 15 at Swanson Stadium. “It’s big anytime you get a series win; it’s huge,” Nick Rivera said. “Definitely for the locker room for our guys to get confidence going into FIU on Tuesday and then getting back into the conference vs. North Florida. We feel we’ve been playing real bad as an offense, letting our pitchers down.” On Friday, the Eagles fell behind early 1-0 behind Josh Dye, as the Eagles weren’t...

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Preview: Baseball vs. FIU series

The Eagles will open the midweek series against the FIU Panthers on Tuesday, April 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Swanson Stadium. The second game of the series will follow the next day, Wednesday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Miami. This will be the first meeting between the two programs this year, both of which look forward to a great series. This series will also be the first to happen since the 2013 season when the Eagles visited the Panthers in Miami and won a two-game series with a combined run total of 18-10. Next, FGCU will look...

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Spencer Levine’s eighth inning two-run homer propels FGCU baseball past USC Upstate

Fresh off of a victory against UM on Wednesday, The FGCU baseball team rallied from a run down in the eighth to beat USC Upstate 7-6 in the first game of a three-game series at Swanson Stadium. With the Spartans up by one run in the bottom of the eighth, Spencer Levine, who came in as a diffusive replacement, hit the first pitch he saw for a two-run homer to put the Eagles ahead 7-6. “I was just happy (Dave Tollett) gave me the opportunity to get into the game today,” Levine said. “I was talking to all my...

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