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Beach volleyball goes undefeated in the Fiesta on Siesta

Beach volleyball goes undefeated in the Fiesta on Siesta
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The FGCU beach volleyball team went 3-0 in its weekend tournament, the Fiesta on Siesta. This is the first time since 2014 the Eagles participated in the tournament. Entering the tournament, the team carried a 6-5 record to the beaches of Siesta Key.

The Eagles took valuable victories over University of South Carolina, University of Alabama at Birmingham and the College of Charleston to bring their 2016 record to 9-5.

On the first day, the team recorded a 4-1 win over South Carolina and ended the day with a 5-0 win over UAB. South Carolina is now 13-11 while UAB is 12-9 in 2016.

On the second day, FGCU took a 4-1 win over the College of Charleston to extend its longest season win streak to four.

Up next, the Eagles will play in their final home match on Tuesday, April 12 against FAU. This is the last match until A-Sun Championship play, which commences on April 22.

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