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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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FGCU baseball comes from behind to defeat Miami

With a chance to take the season series against UM, The FGCU baseball team traveled to Coral Gables and defeated the Hurricanes 5-4. Down 3-1 heading into the seventh, the Eagles scored three times to take a 4-3 lead with two runs coming on a missed pop up in the infield off the bat of Julio Gonzalez before the game was delayed by rain. “It’s a huge win for our program, huge win for our university” FGCU head Coach Dave Tollett said to FGCU athletics. “We’ve been playing against them since 2008, and we never ever have been able...

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Preview: Baseball vs. USC Upstate series

The FGCU baseball team will take on the USC Upstate Spartans at home in a three-game series from Thursday, April 13 to Saturday, April 15 at Swanson Stadium. The games on Thursday and Friday will take place at 6:30 p.m. and the Saturday game will be at 2 p.m. Last season in the three-game series against the Spartans, the Eagles suffered tough defeats, losing the series 3-0 in three very high-scoring games totaling 77 runs. Next up, the Eagles will look forward to a two-game series with the FIU Panthers beginning Tuesday, April...

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Preview: Baseball at Miami

The FGCU baseball team will go on the road to play in the midweek game against the Miami on Wednesday, April 12 at 6 p.m. in Coral Gables. This will be the second meeting this year between the two teams. Earlier this season, the Eagles earned a 3-0 victory with six hits and a pitching win for right-handed pitcher, Mario Leon. The Eagles and the Hurricanes faced off three times last year, each in separate single games where the Hurricanes took each game, making the series 3-0. Next, the Eagles will head back to Swanson Stadium to host USC...

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No. 9 FGCU baseball manages two hits in series finale loss to Stetson

Fresh off of snapping its five-game losing streak, the No. 9 FGCU baseball team lost its third-consecutive series, falling to Stetson 1-0 on Sunday, April 9 in Deland. Allowing the Eagles to notch just two hits, Logan Gilbert finished with 18 strikeouts which was one short of tying the Stetson record for strikeouts in a game while throwing a season-high 135 pitches on Sunday. Gilbert had a perfect game going with two outs in the eighth before Alex Brait was hit by a pitch. He gave up his first hit to lead off the ninth on a triple by...

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No. 9 FGCU baseball snaps five-game losing streak with victory over Stetson

After dropping the opening game of a three-game series against Stetson, the No. 9 FGCU baseball team rode a strong performance from Josh Dye to a 4-2 win Saturday afternoon. The game was tied 1-1 in the eighth inning and Corey Fehribach came up with an RBI hit in the eighth and a two-run single in the ninth to propel the Eagles to their 25th win of the season “I thought today was the best I’ve seen Josh Dye,” FGCU head coach Dave Tollett said to FGCU athletics. “He didn’t have his plus fastball that he usually has, but he had...

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