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Preview: Women’s tennis at FIU

The FGCU women’s tennis team will travel to Miami in the hopes of restarting their win streak, with a win over FIU. The rematch against the Eagles and Panthers will take place in Miami Friday, Feb. 24 at 1 p.m. The Eagles win streak was broken last weekend by UCF, where they were defeated 6-1. The last time these rivals shared the court was at FGCU, where FIU left with a 4-0 victory. Currently sitting at 4-2 on the season, the Eagles will head back to the FGCU Tennis Complex for a three-game...

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Preview: FGCU men’s tennis vs. Tennessee Tech

The FGCU men’s tennis team will take on Tennessee Tech in what will be the sixth competitive duals match for this season on Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex. The Eagles come into this matchup sporting a 2-2 record, after wins over Florida A&M and Bethune-Cookman while losing to FSU and FAU. The last matchup between FGCU and Tennessee Tech happened last season when the Eagle earned a 5-2 victory at home. Before this, the Eagles look to face Charlotte one day before taking on Tennessee Tech. All this is in preparation to take on...

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Preview: Men’s tennis vs. Charlotte

After falling to the FAU Owls 4-0, ending their winning streak, the FGCU men’s tennis team will now welcome the Charlotte 49ers Friday, Feb. 17 to the FGCU Tennis Complex. The matchup between these two teams is set to begin at 6 p.m. The last time these teams met was last season at the FGCU Tennis Complex, where the Eagles took home a 5-2 victory over the Golden Eagles. Next, FGCU will head to Coral Gables, to take on the University of Miami, Saturday Feb. 25 beginning at 3...

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Preview: Women’s tennis at UCF

Following their victories against Florida A&M and FAU, the FGCU women’s tennis team will head to Orlando to face UCF on Friday, Feb 17. The last time these two teams met, the Eagles beat the Knights during the 2015-2016 season, avenging their lost to them during the 2014-2015. Taking on fellow ASUN member UNF before facing the Eagles, UCF defeated Georgia Southern 5-2 on Feb. 5. The Eagles come into their matchup against the Knights fresh off of their 7-0 win against FAMU and 5-2 victory over FAU. FGCU will look to defeat UCF before hitting the road again...

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FGCU women’s tennis dominates over Florida A&M and FAU

The FGCU women’s tennis team dominated their first game of the weekend against Florida A&M Friday, Feb. 10 at the FGCU Tennis Complex, with a 7-0 shutout win. “The girls did a good job of taking care of business today,” said FGCU head coach Courtney Vernon. “They were focused and played with good intent. We’re looking forward to Sunday when we get to compete again.” The Eagles got off to an early lead in doubles action with impressive performances on all three courts. The top-duo of Julia Ascua and Julianna Curtis claimed a 6-0 win against the Rattlers, Dominique...

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Preview: Women’s tennis vs. FAU

Next Sunday, the FGCU women’s tennis team will be hosting its in-state rival, the FAU Owls. This matchup will take place Feb. 12 at 10 a.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex. The Eagles were victorious with a 7-0 win the last time these two teams met during the 2014-15 season. There are only two remaining Eagles left that faced the Owls two seasons ago. Breana Stampfli and Julianna Curtis will hope to repeat history this season. Next, the Eagles go on the road, traveling to Orlando first to face UCF on Friday, Feb. 17 then will travel to Miami...

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Tom Manring Foundation holds Pro Am Tournament

The Tom Manring Foundation will be holding its annual fundraiser at the Naples Bath and Tennis Club this weekend in support of the FGCU men’s tennis team. The event is set to take place Friday, Feb. 10 and Saturday, Feb. 11 and will begin at 8:30 a.m. The Tom Manring Foundation Scholarship will be awarded to a member of the FGCU men’s tennis team, funded by the proceeds of the event. The current recipient of this scholarship is FGCU senior Andres Alfonzo. To be eligible for this scholarship, student-athletes must uphold at least a 3.0 GPA, be active members...

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Preview: Women’s tennis vs. FAMU

Next Friday, the FGCU women’s tennis team will take on the FAMU Rattlers. This matchup will take place Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex. This will be the first time in several seasons the Eagles and Rattlers go up against each other. The last time these two teams met was during the 2010-11 season at FGCU, with the Eagles taking the match 6-1 over the Rattlers. The Eagles look to continue their success in this dual-meet. Next, the Eagles will play the FAU Owls at home, beginning at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Feb....

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Preview: FGCU men’s tennis vs FAU

The Eagles are set to take on FAU in what will be the fourth competitive duals match of the season. The match will take place Feb. 4 at 6 p.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex. The last time these two in-state teams met was last season in Boca Raton on Jan. 29, with the Eagles taking the match with a score of 4-3. Next, the Eagles will have a two-week long break before starting up play again at home against Charlotte, Friday, Feb. 17 at 6...

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Preview: FGCU women’s tennis at Southern Miss

Coming off of a 5-2 win over USF at home last weekend, the FGCU women’s tennis team will go on the road to face FSU in Tallahassee then Southern Miss in Tampa. The match against the Golden Eagles is set to be played in Tampa on Saturday, Feb. 4. Southern Miss will also be traveling from Hattiesburg, Mississippi, facing FGCU on Feb. 4, then USF the following day. This will be the first time these two teams will meet. Last season, the Golden Eagles went 17-4 in overall play and 8-1-1 for away games. FGCU went 12-9 overall last...

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