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Eagles sweeps UMBC with 6-3 win

After having their starter pulled without registering an out, the FGCU baseball team still managed to win, completing a three-game series with UMBC. Brian Wilcox made the start and gave up three runs before immediately being pulled for Sebastian Gruszecki. Evan Lumbert gave the Eagles three innings out of the bullpen and Kenton Herring pitched the final two innings. “Sweeps are tough and we swept the week,” head coach Dave Tollett said. “I thought our bullpen was outstanding for the first time this year not to give up a run for eight innings. I am really happy for them.”...

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Eagles win fourth straight game with 14-3 win

From the start, the FGCU baseball team dominated UAB 14-3 for their 17th win of the season. “We need those games. Our kids need those games,” head coach Dave Tollett said. “A lot of people get to play. Everyone gets to swing a bit. Guys get to pitch so those are good.” Josh Dye was on the mound and earned the win, allowing just one run in six innings and only throwing 62 pitches. Christian Townsend and Tyler Shuck each combined to pitch the final three innings. “I came out and I didn’t feel my best in the beginning, but I just worked off my...

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Leon strikes out 10 in 5-0 FGCU Win

The FGCU baseball team started their weekend series versus UMBC strong with a 5-0 win to extend their win-streak to three. “It was a good hard-fought win,” head coach Dave Tollett said. We pitched well and played decent defense. It was a good Friday night win.” Mario Leon was on the mound and pitched one of his best games of the season. He did not allow a run in six innings and struck out a season high 10 batters in the process. “I thought it was my best outing of the year,” Leon said. “I tried to get ahead,...

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Cinderella programs meet in baseball for first-time in weekend series

Two schools the pulled off perhaps the biggest upsets in the NCAA basketball tournament will face off, though the two school will play their first-ever series in baseball. Just a week removed from one of the biggest upsets in all of sports from UMBC over Virginia, the Retrievers will face a university just five years removed from their sweet-16 run from a 15 seed in a weekend series starting on Friday at 6:30 P.M. with games two and three on Saturday and Sunday. The Retrievers have struggled this season as they are 5-10 and lost seven straight games earlier...

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Eagles fall to #13 FIU on the road

In a tight head-to-head battle with FIU, the FGCU Volleyball team fell just short in a 3-2 on Wednesday versus the 13th best team in the country. The two wins from the Eagles came from pairs Katherine Puisis and Karina Rhoades as well as Kaitlan Krivdo and Alayna Ryan. “I was really pleased with all five pairings, Head Coach Matt Botsford said. “The big thing for us that we talk about a lot is putting ourselves in position to win, and every one of those pairings, we did exactly that. There was a level of aggression towards the end...

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FGCU cruises to 13-6 win over FIU

The offense for the Eagles exploded as they put up crooked numbers in the first four innings and cruised to a 13-6 win over FIU. Brian Wilcox made the start and did not last five innings, so he did not get the win. Sebastian Gruszecki followed him and Tyler Shuck, Trey Vickery and Kenton Herring all appeared out of the bullpen. “We did a really nice job of taking advantage of their mistakes today,” said head coach Dave Tollett. “We didn’t do a good job of winning the freebie war against Rutgers but we did tonight. We got a lot...

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FGCU wins on walk-off error over Rutgers

In the final game of a three-game series, the Eagles came from five runs down to a walk-off 9-8 win. With runners on first and second, Eric Gonzalez reached on an error from the shortstop Kevin Welsh and Cameron Krzeminski would come home from second for the winning run. “I don’t think in thirty years of doing this that I have given up a seven spot in one inning and come back and won,” said head coach Dave Tollett. “These guys fought today and fought for everything they got and it was good for us to pull out a...

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FGCU Baseball Falls 6-3 to Rutgers, Loses Second Straight

The FGCU baseball team (13-5) dropped the second game of a three-game series Saturday afternoon to Rutgers (11-6) as the Eagles lost 6-3. “We had some chances to score a few times, but he [Rutkowski] was good,” stated FGCU head coach Dave Tollett. “We didn’t get a lead-off hitter on until the seventh, but we still had some opportunities. They were better than us today, but hopefully we can salvage a game out of the series tomorrow.” Redshirt junior Josh Dye (3-1) started on the mound for the Eagles in his first loss of the season after going six...

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Eagles welcome in Rutgers for weekend series

The FGCU baseball team will look to start a new winning streak this weekend after their seven game streak came to an end on Tuesday with a weekend series versus Rutgers. The series will begin on Friday at 6:30 P.M with most likely Mario Leon on the mound Friday followed by Josh Dye on Saturday at 2 P.M. and Evan Lumbert on Sunday at 1 P.M as those pitchers come in with a 8-1 record. The Scarlet Knights come in with a record of 9-6  and winners of four straight and their biggest win is over #9 Miami. FGCU...

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FGCU’s seven-game win streak comes to an end with loss at USF

The FGCU baseball team’s seven-game winning streak came to an end on Tuesday night after the Eagles were blown out 10-3. This loss comes after a pair of sweeps against Florida A&M and Evansville, as well as two wins versus Bethune Cookman. The loss is also the team’s first ever loss on the road to the Bulls. “USF was simply the better team tonight,” said head coach Dave Tollett. “We didn’t do the things we needed to do to win the ballgame. USF is a good baseball team and when you give them some extra opportunities, you risk them taking advantage....

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