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Eagles shutout FAU in final regular season match

In the final match of the regular season, the Eagles traveled to FAU and came away with a 3-0 to finish the regular season 8-5-3 as they get ready to play in the ASUN Tournament. Having played just two days ago, head coach Jesse Cormier went deep into his bench getting lots of different players into the action without Nico Samayoa, Dylan Sacramento and Caleb George, who didn’t travel with the team. “We have some momentum right now,” Cormier said. “The guys are attacking and pressing well, and we have a few key people getting back healthy and fit....

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FGCU men’s soccer secures #2 seed in ASUN Tournament

Playing in a crucial matchup with the number two seed in the ASUN Tournament on the line, the Eagles picked up a 5-0 win to secure a first round bye in the ASUN Tournament. “I thought the guys did a good job concentrating on playing a complete game,” head coach Jesse Cormier said. “It was excellent to have the seniors be honored in a way where I thought the effort was there from the whole team across the board, and that’s the way they deserve to go out. They have done so much for this program and have been...

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Preview: Women’s soccer vs. UNF

The FGCU women’s soccer team will look to continue their ASUN dominance, as they close out the 2017 season at home versus UNF Saturday, October 21 with kickoff at 7 p.m. The Eagles (10-2-1, 3-0-1) are a perfect 4-0-0 at home this season. Led by Marjorie Boilesen, she has dominated with nine goals, five assists, and a total of twenty-three points. North Florida (9-4, 3-2) relies on freshman Thais Reiss. This season, she leads the team with six goals, one assist, and a total of thirteen points. Last season, FGCU defeated the Ospreys 1-0 in Jacksonville. Next, FGCU will...

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Preview: Men’s soccer at USC Upstate

After falling to FIU, the FGCU men’s soccer team will look to get back on the winning side, when they travel to Spartanburg, South Carolina to do battle against USC Upstate Saturday, October 21. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. The Eagles (6-4-1, 3-0-0) are led by Robert Ferrer and Shak Adams. Both are tied for the team lead with four goals, two assists, and a total of ten points. The Spartans (2-8-2, 0-4-0) are still aiming for their first conference win. They are led by Cam Philpot, who has produced three goals, one assist, and a total of...

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FGCU clinches spot in ASUN Championship with 5-0 over Jacksonville

The FGCU women’s soccer team scored two goals in the first half and three in the second to pick up a 5-0 win over Jacksonville, earning a spot in the ASUN Tournament. FGCU, who has won seven straight regular season championships, currently sits in a tie for first place in the ASUN standings with Lipscomb and will look to clinch it outright with a win versus the Bisons on Tuesday. “It was a great performance tonight,” head coach Jim Blankenship said. “I love the way the guys played and set the tone early. We got two phenomenal goals from Ma (Boilesen), the passing was crisp, everyone was getting in and we were able to create a lot of great chances early. And for us, it’s not the first goal, but the second. The second goal takes a lot of pressure off and this sets up a big one Tuesday.” Early on, the Eagles were able to maintain possession. In the 12th minute, they took a 1-0 lead on Marjorie Boilesen’s team-leading tenth goal of the season. Camille Knudstrup and Holly Fritz picked up their first of three assists they would get in the contest. Just a little more than four minutes later on a corner kick for FGCU, Fritz sent one into the box that Boilesen connected into the top-right corner for her second of the game and a...

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Preview: Men’s soccer at Stetson

The FGCU men’s soccer team will face off against Stetson on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. The game will be an away game for the Eagles and is their fourth ASUN match this season. The Eagles have enjoyed a winning streak against the Hatters winning the past three games they’ve played against each other. If FGCU wins the two preceding games against Lipscomb and FIU, they will enter the Stetson game with a six-game winning streak. Stetson will be coming off a loss by way of a 4-0 defeat against UCF. FGCU beat UCF just two weeks ago...

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FGCU drops heartbreaking 4-3 loss in double overtime to #14 FIU

After leading #14 FIU 3-1 with less than 20 minutes to go, the Eagles lose 4-3 (OT), allowing a goal in both the final minute of regulation and OT to fall to 6-4-1 on the season. “Tonight is a bad loss,” head coach Jesse Cormier said.  “In so many ways we were in a great position versus a nationally ranked opponent, and we could not just finish the job. I give FIU a lot of credit because they could have rolled over, but they kept fighting and fighting and kept inching toward the result. As a coaching staff and...

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Men’s soccer defeats Lipscomb 2-0 for fifth straight win

Looking for its fifth straight win, the FGCU men’s soccer team defeated Lipscomb 2-0 to move into a tie with Stetson with nine points in the ASUN play. “I’m very excited about how we went about business tonight,” FGCU head coach Jesse Cormier said. “They’re a very difficult opponent; Lipscomb’s energy and mentality makes it difficult to break their spirit. We were hoping to get a third (goal) and that would have been a catalyst for the game to be over. I’m very proud of the guys being able to match Lipscomb’s energy and create and finish the opportunities...

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FGCU routes NJIT to pick up second conference win

The FGCU women’s soccer team begins its road trip with a 6-0 win with five different scores getting into the action. With the win, the Eagles have earned seven points in conference play and sit behind Stetson, having played one fewer game than them. “We came out with a really good mentality and we set the tone early,” head coach Jim Blankenship said. “We put them under a lot of pressure and we were rewarded with some really nice goals. It started with good tempo and we dictated the match, which is what we’ve been trying to do all...

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Preview: Women’s soccer vs. NJIT

The FGCU women’s soccer team will begin its away-game streak, heading to New Jersey to take on NJIT Friday, Oct. 6 with kickoff at 3 p.m. NJIT comes into this matchup with an overall record of 6-5 and a conference record of 0-2, with its two ASUN losses against Lipscomb and Jacksonville. Last season, the Eagles defeated the Highlanders 1-0 at the FGCU Soccer Complex. Next, FGCU will continue its conference play on the road against USC Upstate, Friday, Oct. 8 with kickoff at 1...

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