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Preview: Women’s tennis vs. George Washington

The FGCU women’s tennis team will host George Washington University on Saturday, March 18 with play beginning at 10 a.m. George Washington University is coming into this matchup with an overall record of 7-4. The Colonials have recently won six of their last seven games It’s been almost seven years since these teams last met during the 2010-2011 season with FGCU winning 4-3 at home. Next, the Eagles will go on the road to take on Stetson in Deland, Thursday, March...

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Preview: Men’s tennis vs. George Washington

The FGCU men’s tennis team is set to host George Washington University on Thursday, March 16 with play beginning at 6 p.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex. The Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 4-5. Recently, FGCU took on ETSU and suffered a tough 0-4 sweep at home. George Washington comes into this match with an overall record of 9-5. Next, the Eagles will host UCF Sunday, March 19 with play beginning at...

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Preview: Women’s tennis vs. Duke

The FGCU women’s tennis team will take on No. 15 Duke at the FGCU Tennis Complex, Wednesday, March 15 with play beginning at 5:00 p.m. The Eagles have dominated its home-stand play, keeping a perfect 6-0 record at home, while improving their overall record to 7-3. No. 15 Duke comes into this match with an overall record of 6-3, with its most recent win being over TCU 4-3. Next, the Eagles will finish up home play against George Washington University on Saturday, March 18 with play beginning at 10...

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FGCU women’s tennis earns 4-1 win over Troy

The FGCU women’s tennis team defeated Troy 4-1 Friday afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex. This win improved the Eagles’ overall record to 6-3 and 5-0 at home. The Eagles’ dominance began in doubles play and never stopped, winning three of the first four singles matches in straight sets. The No. 1 duo of Julia Ascúa and Julianna Curtis won its second straight match and 14 of its last 17 matches with a 6-2 win against the visitors. The No. 2 paring of Breana Stampfli and Maja Ornberg cruised to a 6-1 win against Alicia Rodriguez and Hannah Seizer....

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FGCU men’s tennis swept 4-0 by ETSU

The FGCU men’s tennis team was swept by East Tennessee State Friday night, dropping the match a 0-4. Both teams split the first two doubles matches before the Buccaneers claimed the third in a tiebreaker. This win for the visitors set the tone for their dominant singles play. The No. 1 duo of Oliver Landert and Felipe Ramirez evened up play with a 6-4 victory after Javier Fernandez and Mateo Ruiz dropped their match 6-2. Andres Alfonz and Ezequiel led 5-4 at the No. 2 spot. However, this was short-lived after the visitors won three of the final four...

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FGCU men’s tennis earns win over Xavier

The FGCU men’s tennis team earned a 5-2 victory over Xavier Thursday night. This win also marked the 19th of 22 home matches that ended in favor of the Eagles since 2015. “Today was a complete team effort, and I’m really happy for all the guys for this hard-fought win,” head coach CJ Weber said. “We put a special focus on doubles today, and that ended up being a huge difference between this match and a couple of the other close losses we have had.” With FGCU leading 3-2 in the match, Sam Chaffin faced Nate Dell in the...

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FGCU women’s tennis defeats Xavier

Following a two week break from competition, the FGCU women’s tennis team defeated Xavier 6-1 to move to 4-0 at the FGCU Tennis Complex this season. Gaining momentum heading into singles play winning all three doubles matches, the Eagles took five of six singles matches to secure their victory over the Musketeers. “The girls competed well today,” FGCU head coach Courtney Vernon said to FGCU Athletics in a press release. “They are learning to trust themselves and our plan as a team. We look forward to getting back out there Friday and competing against Troy.” Following a three game...

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Preview: Men’s tennis vs South Alabama

The FGCU men’s tennis team is set to host South Alabama Tuesday, March 14 with play beginning at 6 p.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex. Last season, these two teams met in Tallahassee where the then #73 South Alabama took the match 4-3 over the Eagles. The Jaguars come into this matchup with an impressive overall record of 15-2 and 4-0 away...

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Preview: Men’s tennis vs ETSU

Coming off play with Xavier University, the FGCU men’s tennis team will continue their home stand play taking on ETSU Friday, March 10 beginning at 4:00 p.m. The last time these two teams met was during the 2013-2014 season, when ETSU took the match 5-2 in Johnson City, Tennessee. ETSU has suffered some tough loses this season, taking on strong opponents like #2 Wake Forest and #8 USC. With that, the Buccaneers come into this game with an overall record of 2-5, as FGCU comes into the match 3-4 overall. Next, the Eagles will host South Alabama on Tuesday,...

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Preview: Men’s tennis vs Xavier

After a two-week break, the FGCU men’s tennis team is back in action, taking on Xavier Thursday, March 9 at 6:00 p.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex. The Eagles look to regain control of their season after suffering two loses against their last two opponents. Most recently, FGCU suffered a 3-4 loss against the University of Miami  on the road. The Eagles trailed 3-0 during the matchup against the Hurricanes, but came back to tie the match at 3-3. However, Miami sealed the win in the final match. Next, FGCU will continue their home stand, taking on ETSU Friday,...

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