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FGCU women’s tennis claims first ASUN regular-season title

The FGCU women’s tennis team defeated UNF 4-3 in its regular-season finale at the FGCU Tennis Complex to claim the program’s first-ever ASUN regular-season championship. In a match that lasted over three hours on Saturday afternoon, Laura Falceto Font came back after dropping the first set and outlasted UNF’s Quetzali Vazquez to claim the regular-season crown for the Eagles. “The girls did amazing today,” FGCU head coach Courtney Vernon said to FGCU athletics. “They showed a lot of fight; they showed a lot of heart, and they were able to get the job done in the big moments. It...

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Preview: Men’s tennis vs. Memphis

The FGCU men’s tennis team will host the Memphis Tigers Saturday, April 15 with play beginning at 6 p.m. This will be the last regular-season match before the ASUN Men’s Tennis Championship. The Eagles come into this match in a bit of a slump after losing against conference teams NJIT and Kennesaw State. These two teams haven’t met in the past seven seasons, so both teams will bring new competition to the court. Next, the Eagles will host and compete in the ASUN Men’s Tennis Championship at the FGCU Tennis Complex beginning Friday, April...

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Preview: Women’s tennis vs. UNF

The FGCU women’s tennis team will be welcoming the UNF Ospreys Saturday, April 15 at the FGCU Tennis Complex. Play is set to begin at 3 p.m. This will be the last match before the ASUN Women’s Tennis Championship. The Eagles come into this match up on a five-match win streak, while the Ospreys come into the match with an overall record of 12-7 and a perfect 3-0 conference record. These two teams faced off during the 2015-16 season where FGCU fell to the Ospreys...

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Preview: Men’s tennis vs. Lipscomb

With ASUN play almost in its rearview mirror, the FGCU men’s tennis team takes on Lipscomb on Saturday, April 8 at 6 p.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex. Before taking on the Bisons in their final ASUN match of the regular-season, the Eagles will face Kennesaw State on Thursday, April 6 at 6 p.m. The last time these two teams meet was in Nashville last season, where the Eagles defeated Lipscomb 4-3 behind a strong performance in doubles action. The Bisons come into their matchup against the Eagles with a 5-10 record on the year and a 1-3 record...

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Preview: Women’s tennis vs. Lipscomb

With ASUN play winding down, the FGCU women’s tennis team takes on Lipscomb on Saturday, April 8 at 5 p.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex. Riding a four-game win streak defeating George Washington, Stetson, USC Upstate and NJIT along the way, the Eagles will take on Kennesaw State on Thursday, April 6 at the FGCU Tennis Complex. The last time these two teams meet was in Nashville, Tennessee, last season, where the Eagles defeated Lipscomb 5-2 behind strong play in singles action. The Bisons come into their matchup against the Eagles with a 5-15 record on the year and...

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Preview: Men’s tennis vs. Kennesaw State

Returning home, the FGCU men’s tennis team is set to host Kennesaw State Thursday, April 6 with play beginning at 6 p.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex. The Owls are coming into this match up with an overall record of 10-6 and a conference play record of 2-1. Kennesaw has suffered on away games, coming to FGCU with an away record of 1-5. These two conference teams met last season with the Eagles coming out on top with a close 4-3 win over the Owls. Next, FGCU will host Lipscomb Saturday, April 8 with play beginning at 6...

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Preview: Women’s tennis vs. Kennesaw State

With a four-match win streak this past week against George Washington University, Stetson, USC Upstate and NJIT, the FGCU women’s tennis team will welcome Kennesaw State Thursday, April 6. Play is set to begin at 6 p.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex. Last season, this match up took place in Kennesaw where the Eagles left with a 7-0 victory against the Owls. Next, the Eagles will continue their home stand, hosting Lipscomb Saturday, April 8 with play beginning at 5...

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Preview: Women’s tennis at NJIT

The FGCU women’s tennis team will finish up its away play in New Jersey with a match against NJIT Saturday, April 1 at 10 a.m. This game will be immediately followed by the FGCU men’s tennis team at 2 p.m. The Highlanders come into this match with an overall record of 5-7, but is successful in conference play with a 2-0 record with wins over Lipscomb and Kennesaw State. These two teams met last season at the FGCU Tennis Complex where the Eagles swept the Highlanders 7-0. Next, the Eagles will travel back home to host Kennesaw State Thursday,...

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Preview: Men’s tennis at USC Upstate

The FGCU men’s tennis team will take on USC Upstate Wednesday, March 29 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, at 6 p.m. This will be the third conference-play game and fifteenth competitive match for the team. The Eagles looked strong in its first conference game with a 5-2 victory over Stetson. The last matchup between the Eagles and the Spartans was last season when the Eagles took home a 6-1 at the FGCU Tennis Complex. Looking forward to the next match, the Eagles will continue to be on-road, facing NJIT Saturday, April 1 at 2 p.m. in New...

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Preview: Women’s tennis at USC Upstate

The FGCU women’s tennis team will continue its three-game away play with a match against USC Upstate Wednesday, March 29 at 3:30 p.m. in South Carolina. This match will then be immediately followed by the men’s tennis team. The Eagles started off conference play with a strong 6-1 win over Stetson last week. The Spartans come into this match with an overall record of 2-15 and 0-2 in-conference play. The Eagles and Spartans met last season at FGCU where the Eagles swept the Spartans 7-0. Next, FGCU will travel to New Jersey to take on NJIT Saturday, April 1...

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