2008-09 Baseball News
Archives:
May 19, 2009
Head Coach Dave Tollett claimed his second consecutive Coach of the Year award as FGCU placed four players on the All-Atlantic Sun First Team.
May 16, 2009
FGCU defeated Stetson in game three of their weekend series by a score of 12-2 at Swanson Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Pete Woodworth struck out a season-high 10 batters.
May 15, 2009
FGCU won its second straight A-Sun regular season title after splitting a doubleheader, 2-1 and 5-4 Friday afternoon at Swanson Stadium.
May 14, 2009
Kennesaw State took game one from UNF, 6-5 in 11 innings. Therefore, the Eagles need to win one to clinch their second A-Sun regular season title. FGCU and Stetson will play a doubleheader, Friday May 15th beginning at noon. Admission is free.
May 13, 2009
The baseball team looks to clinch their 2nd consecutive A-Sun regular season title as they host Stetson Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Admission and select concessions are only $1.
May 12, 2009
After four lead changes, and 16 pitchers by both squads, the FGCU baseball team won their 34th game of the season as they scored late to win 8-7 over FAU on Tuesday night at the FAU Stadium.
May 09, 2009
Needing to complete a two-game sweep to clinch another A-Sun regular season title, the Eagles took game one 11-7 but fell in game two 5-6 against A-Sun rival Kennesaw State at Stillwell Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
May 08, 2009
Coming off a 17-5 rout over No. 9 Florida, the FGCU baseball team meets Kennesaw State tonight for a pivotal A-Sun conference matchup. Watch live on A-Sun TV, first pitch is scheduled for 6:00 p.m.
May 08, 2009
The FGCU baseball team blew a one run lead in the ninth, but was able to salvage the victory with eight runs in the 15th inning to take game one from Kennesaw State 15-7 at Stillwell Stadium.
May 06, 2009
The FGCU baseball team used their bats to take No. 9 Florida. The Eagles recorded 20 hits to upset the Gators by a score of 17-5 on Wednesday night at McKethan Stadium.
May 05, 2009
The Lake Erie Crushers have filled a gap in their infield by picking up fomerr FGCU first baseman Jason Peacock.
May 05, 2009
The FGCU baseball team entered Tuesday night's game looking for its eighth straight win and got it after a late inning rally helped the Eagles prevail over the Owls of FAU, 7-3 at Swanson Stadium.
May 04, 2009
Chris Sale silenced an ETSU offense that averaged more than 11 runs per game in its last 11 games to capture his second Pitcher of the Week award, the conference office announced on Monday.
May 02, 2009
A six-run sixth inning for the Eagles proved to be the difference as the FGCU baseball team completed a three-game sweep over ETSU with a 12-9 victory on Saturday at Cardinal Park.
May 01, 2009
FGCU shortstop Stephen Wickens was named to the initial watch list for the 09 Brooks Wallace Award for shortstops by the College Baseball Foundation and Mizuno, Wednesday, April 29.
May 01, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University baseball team extended their winning streak to six games, taking both games of a doubleheader from ETSU on Friday night, 18-7 and 19-4. The Eagles pounded out 44 hits as six Eagles record five or more hits on the day.
April 28, 2009
Wednesday's baseball game between the University of Miami and Florida Gulf Coast University has been canceled.
April 28, 2009
After defeating FIU 11-9 earlier this season, the Florida Gulf Coast University baseball team defeated the Golden Panthers of FIU 8-4 courtesy of a five-run seventh, sweeping the season series.
April 27, 2009
The FGCU baseball team offers its 2009 Youth Instructional Day Camp. This camp offers youth baseball players the opportunity to compete and improve their game during the summer.
April 25, 2009
The FGCU baseball team completed a three-game sweep over A-Sun foe USC Upstate after taking two by a score of 7-3, and 8-4 on Saturday afternoon at Swanson Stadium.
April 24, 2009
The FGCU baseball team recorded 14 hits to take game one of a three-game weekend series against USC Upstate by a score of 14-6 Friday night at Swanson Stadium.
April 22, 2009
TheEagles travel to Coral Gables to face the 11th-ranked Hurricanes Wednesday night at 6 p.m. at Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field. Listen live on ESPN Radio 770 AM.
April 22, 2009
The FGCU baseball team fell to the 11th ranked Hurricanes 13-7 on Wednesday night at Alex Rodriguez at Mark Light Field.
April 21, 2009
The FGCU baseball team steps out of conference play to host the Slammin' at Hammond on Tuesday at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers against No. 22 Florida at 7:00 p.m.
April 21, 2009
The FGCU baseball team played one of its biggest games in front of one of the biggest crowds in program history against No. 22 Florida on Tuesday night at Hammond Stadium. The Eagles played in front of 5,147 as they fell 12-3 to the Gators.
April 19, 2009
The FGCU baseball team completed a three game sweep over Lipscomb with a 10-9 victory in ten innings on Sunday afternoon at Swanson Stadium.
April 18, 2009
The FGCU baseball team won game two of its three game set with Lipscomb by a score of 8-0 on Saturday afternoon at Swanson Stadium. Junior Pete Woodworth worked seven strong innings while not allowing a run and striking out seven.
April 17, 2009
The FGCU baseball team won its fifth straight with five runs in the bottom of the eight to take Lipscomb 7-1. Roberson extended his hit streak to 14 games, while Upchurch drives in three runs.
April 16, 2009
The FGCU and Lipscomb three-game conference series begins on Friday at 7:00 p.m., and is now scheduled for 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 11:00 a.m. on Sunday. The Eagles currently sit tied in third place with Bison with a 10-5 record in the A-Sun.
April 15, 2009
Robert Greene's 10th inning home run led the Eagles to a 7-6 victory in extra innings at Jay Bergman Field on Wednesday night. The win marks the Eagles fifth win in their last seven games.
April 14, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University Baseball team and UCF got into the bottom of the first before a heavy thunderstorm in Fort Myers moved in and forced the two clubs to postpone the game on Tuesday night at Swanson Stadium. A makeup date has not been announced.
April 08, 2009
Josh Chester's grand slam in the ninth inning led the Eagles to an 11-9 victory over the Golden Panthers, Wednesday night at University Park.
April 07, 2009
Slammin' at Hammond tickets on sale now. Reserve your seat as the Eagles host No. 20 Florida on Tuesday, April 21st at Hammond Stadium, first pitch is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.
April 05, 2009
The Eagles were able to take the weekend series with a 14-11 victory on Sunday at Claude Smith Field in Macon, Ga. FGCU and Mercer combined for 41 hits in Sunday's game.
April 04, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University baseball team took game two of the three-game weekend series from Mercer, 7-6 on Saturday afternoon at Claude Smith Field.
April 03, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University baseball team fell to Mercer in game one of the three game weekend series, 9-7, Friday night at Claude Smith Field.
April 01, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University baseball team took game two of the two-game mid-week series from Bethune-Cookman 3-2, courtesy of a two run home run by Zach Maxfield.
March 31, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University baseball team fell to Bethune-Cookman, 10-4, Tuesday night at the Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Daytona Beach, Fla.
March 30, 2009
Chris Sale baffled Belmont bats to earn the Pitcher of the Week award, the conference office announced on Monday.
March 28, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University baseball team took game one of the doubleheader against Belmont 15-7, and fell 2-1 in game two in five innings after the game was called due to inclement weather.
March 27, 2009
The FGCU baseball team fell to Belmont courtesy of a three-run home run to left field in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Belmont a 12-11 victory over the Eagles
March 25, 2009
Robert Greene belted a pair of home runs and the Eagles held a lead late, but the 'Noles rallied for three runs in the bottom of the eighth to sweep the two-game series
March 24, 2009
FGCU pounded out 11 hits, but Florida State's bats were too much for the Eagles to contain. FGCU and FSU wrap up the two-game midweek series tomorrow night at 6:00 PM.
March 23, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University Baseball team travels to Tallahassee for a two-game, mid-week series at No. 17 Florida State beginning Tuesday, March 24. First pitch for both games is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on Mike Martin Field inside Dick Howser Stadium. Tuesday's game will air live on FS Florida.
March 22, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University baseball team took game three of the weekend series, 5-4 at Swanson Stadium on Sunday afternoon. With the win, the Eagles improve to 13-8 (7-2 A-Sun), while the Dolphins fall to 12-8 (5-4 A-Sun).
March 21, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University baseball team fell to Jacksonville by a score of 7-2 on Saturday night at Swanson Stadium. With the win, the Dolphins improve their record to 12-7 (5-3 A-Sun) as the Eagles fall to 12-8 (6-2 A-Sun).
March 20, 2009
The FGCU baseball team continues Atlantic Sun Conference play with a three-game home series against Jacksonville University beginning on Friday at 7 p.m. The series continues on Saturday at 7p.m., and concludes on Sunday with a 1 p.m. start.
March 20, 2009
Mikel Alvarez went 1-for-4 with two RBI's as a late inning FGCU rally fell just short in a 3-2 loss to Jacksonville Friday night at Swanson Stadium.
March 18, 2009
Tim Roberson was named to the Brooks Wallace National Allstar Lineup for the fourth week on the 2009 season.
March 16, 2009
Dominating performances helped FGCU's Tim Roberson earn Atlantic Sun weekly honors as announced by the league office on Monday.
March 15, 2009
Tim Roberson and Brad Roberts each had two home runs, and four RBI to lead the Eagles to a 8-2 victory over the Ospreys.
March 14, 2009
The Eagles improve to 11-6 (5-0 A-Sun) after winning game one 6-0, and game two 8-2.
March 11, 2009
The Penn State Nittany Lions outslugged the FGCU Eagles 18-16 Wednesday afternoon at Swanson Stadium to earn a split of the two game midweek series.
March 10, 2009
Brad Roberts singled home Steven Wickens with two outs in the bottom of the 14th inning to lift the Eagles to their fifth consecutive victory, and first ever win over a Big Ten school
March 09, 2009
Zach Maxfield was named A-Sun player of the week after collecting 13 hits last week, the conference announced on Monday. Maxfield finished the week with 13 hits, and a .813 average with two home runs and eight RBI.
March 07, 2009
The FGCU Eagles completed a three-game sweep of Campbell University this past weekend with a 5-2 victory on Saturday afternoon to improve to 8-5 on the season and 3-0 in A-Sun conference play
March 06, 2009
The Eagles host A-Sun foe Campbell University in a three game series this weekend with a double-header on Friday starting at 4:00pm and a single game on Saturday at 1:00pm.
March 06, 2009
Zach Maxfield reached base safely in all ten trips to the plate, collecting nine hits including two doubles and two home runs, scored seven times, and drove in eight runs to lead the Eagles offense as they scored 30 runs on the day
March 04, 2009
Patrick Nathanson pitched 7 strong innings and Nick Ursitti earned his first save of the season to lead FGCU to their first win ever over an ACC opponent
March 03, 2009
The FGCU baseball team scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth, but came up one run short in a 7-6 loss to BC in the first of a two-game series
March 01, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University baseball team lost to Bethune-Cookman Sunday afternoon 6-1 in the final day of the FGCU Classic sponsored by Comfort Inn & Suites.
February 28, 2009
The FGCU baseball team won its third consecutive game Saturday evening over in-state rival University of South Florida by a score of 8-3 at the FGCU Classic sponsored by Comfort Inn and Suites.
February 27, 2009
The FGCU Baseball team defeated the Towson University Tigers 8-4 on day two of the FGCU Classic sponsored by Comfort Inn and Suites.
February 26, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University baseball team will participate in its second straight tournament as they get set to host the FGCU Classic. The FGCU Classic starts on Thursday Feb. 26 and concludes on Sunday Mar.1.
February 26, 2009
The FGCU Eagles defeated Samford University this afternoon in the FGCU Classic 10-4. The offense for FGCU provided a solid performance collecting 15 hits and scoring 10 runs against the Bulldogs.
February 22, 2009
Despite scoring one run in each of the first three innings, the Eagles could not find a way to close things out as the FGCU baseball team dropped a heartbreaking 5-3 loss (11 innings) to Temple on the final day of the FGCU Invitational.
February 21, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University baseball team fell to Wichita State on Saturday night at Swanson Stadium in day two of the FGCU Invitational.
February 20, 2009
Brad Roberts' two-out double in the eighth gave the Eagles the first 2009 Division I win in the nation. FGCU defeated Central Michigan 4-3 at Swanson Stadium.
February 20, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University baseball team was handed its first loss of the 2009 season as Central Michigan out slugged the Eagles by a score of 19-13.
February 18, 2009
FGCU host the first Division I game in the nation against Central Michigan tonight at midnight.
February 05, 2009
With the 2009 baseball season approaching the Atlantic Sun Conference announced the results of its annual preseason baseball poll Thursday afternoon.
December 05, 2008
Sophomore Mikel Alvarez of FGCU has earned a spot on the preseason 2009 Brooks Wallace Player of the Year Watch List. The Wallace Award is presented annually to the nation's top collegiate baseball player in conjunction with the College Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies.
November 19, 2008
The 2009 early sign period, which began less than a week ago, has already proven to be great for the FGCU baseball team.
November 12, 2008
The 2009 schedule has 31 home games and 13 against teams that advanced to the NCAA Tournament. Wichita State and Florida both visit Fort Myers.
September 23, 2008
Rivals.com ranks FGCU as the 4th best program in the state of Florida. The Eagles saw three players drafted in MLB's draft after finishing 38-15 in their first season in Division I.
September 16, 2008
FGCU will host two baseball camps. Please contact Assistant Coach Nolan Neiman at (239) 851-5065 for more information on FGCU baseball camps.
August 22, 2008
Baseball will be holding walk-on tryouts on September 10 at 4:00 pm in Swanson Stadium.
August 18, 2008
Upchurch and Patrick Nathanson were named to postseason All-Star Teams.
July 28, 2008
Former FGCU pitcher Casey Coleman has been called up by the Class A Peoria Chiefs to start Monday night's game against Fort Wayne.
July 14, 2008
Josh Upchurch and Chris Sale will appear in the Northwoods All-Star game. Upchurch will be making his second appearance for the Alexandria Beetles while Sale will make his first appearance in the game.