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July 31, 2014
Bringing experience as a Division-I collegiate player, administrator for an MLS franchise and an assistant coach at the Division-III level, FGCU head men's soccer coach Bob Butehorn has announced Joe Dincecco as the team's new assistant coach.
July 25, 2014
Coming off an unprecedented fourth-straight Atlantic Sun Conference regular-season championship, the FGCU men's soccer team unveiled its 2014 schedule on Friday, presenting head coach Bob Butehorn and the Eagles with arguably the most challenging non-conference docket in program history.
July 15, 2014
One week after signing a professional contract with FC Edmonton of the North American Soccer League, former FGCU men's soccer standout Cristian Raudales '12 has already made an impact as the midfielder was named to the NASL Team of the Week on Wednesday.
July 10, 2014
EDMONTON, Alberta -- Former FGCU men's soccer standout Cristian Raudales '12 inked a professional contract with FC Edmonton of the North American Soccer League, as announced by the team on Thursday.
July 10, 2014
Time is running out to sign up for the FGCU Men's Soccer ID Camp set to be held at the FGCU Soccer Complex July 26-27. Two-time Atlantic Sun Coach of the Year Bob Butehorn, who has guided the Eagles to four-straight A-Sun titles, is in search of campers willing to demonstrate their abilities in from of an NCAA Division I coaching staff.
May 01, 2014
With the 2013-14 regular academic year at FGCU concluding earlier this week, men's soccer players Steven Oliveri, Rodrigo Saravia and Aaron Guillen have already continued their preparations for the upcoming 2014 season by traveling to Spain where the group is currently training with professional club Deportiva la Coruna.
April 24, 2014
The FGCU men's soccer team joined efforts with Habitat for Humanity on Saturday, Apr. 5, to give back to the community by helping restore a house in Lehigh Acres that will benefit a family in need.
March 25, 2014
After leading the men's soccer program to another Atlantic Sun Conference Championship this past fall, head coach Bob Butehorn and the FGCU men's soccer coaching staff has announced the dates for their annual Gulf Coast Soccer Academy for the upcoming spring and summer.
March 10, 2014
After leading the men's soccer program to a league-record fourth straight Atlantic Sun Conference regular-season championship this past fall, FGCU head coach Bob Butehorn has announced the signing of Miguel Jaime and Derek Gebhard to a National Letter of Intent.
January 31, 2014
Coming off a record fourth-straight Atlantic Sun Conference regular-season title, the FGCU men's soccer team will kick off its preparations for the 2014 campaign when the spring schedule gets underway Sunday against MLS member Chicago Fire and continues through the middle of March with four additional friendly matches set against another MLS team, a Canadian University, a semi-pro club and the Under-17 U.S. National Team.
January 06, 2014
The FGCU men's soccer team's offseason training will have a professional component again this year as the Eagles will face off against MLS member Chicago Fire for the fourth straight year on Sunday, Feb. 2, at Ave Maria University.
December 10, 2013
FGCU men's soccer sophomore Felipe DeSousa has been named to the NSCAA/Continental Tire All-South Region Third Team, marking the second consecutive year the forward has garnered National Soccer Coaches Association of America postseason accolades.
November 19, 2013
Before training, Florida Gulf Coast University players have five minutes to themselves. Players are never shy about blowing off steam before the serious work starts, but the ways this team passes time without a coach's instruction take far more skill than smashing a ball on goal with no warm-up.
November 15, 2013
The FGCU Men's Soccer team (8-7-2, 6-1-1 Atlantic Sun) saw its season come to an end on Friday evening at the hands of the North Florida Ospreys (8-6-3, 2-4-2 A-Sun) who will make their first trip to the A-Sun finals on Sunday at 1 p.m. opposite the Buccaneers of ETSU.
November 14, 2013
The defending champion and top-seeded FGCU men's soccer team (8-6-2, 6-1-1 Atlantic Sun) will take the field this Friday at 7 p.m. to battle fifth-seeded North Florida (7-6-3, 2-4-2 A-Sun). The two teams will face of for the right to play in the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship on Sunday at 1 p.m.
November 14, 2013
Seven different FGCU players earned Atlantic Sun Conference honors for the 2013 season, highlighted by Isaiah Madrid being named the Freshman of the Year.
November 11, 2013
The FGCU men's soccer team (8-6-2, 6-1-1 Atlantic Sun), fresh off claiming a fourth-consecutive A-Sun regular-season title, is set to host the 2013 edition of the A-Sun Men's Soccer Championship at the FGCU Soccer Complex Nov. 13-17. The Eagles have won each of the last two tournament championships.
November 09, 2013
For the fourth consecutive season, the FGCU men's soccer team won the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season championship, this time courtesy of a 2-1 victory over North Florida Saturday night in the regular-season finale.
November 08, 2013
Needing either a win or a tie to clinch its record-setting fourth-straight Atlantic Sun Conference Regular-Season Championship, the FGCU men's soccer team travels to face North Florida on Saturday night at 7 in the regular-season finale for both squads.
November 02, 2013
On the strength of goals from Santiago Echeverri and Aaron Guillen and another shutout from Danny George, the FGCU men's soccer team completed its fifth straight unbeaten A-Sun regular-season home schedule with a 2-0 victory over Jacksonville Saturday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
November 01, 2013
The FGCU men's soccer team will look to get back to its winning ways as it wraps up its regular season home schedule with another pivotal A-Sun match Saturday against Jacksonville at 7 p.m.
October 26, 2013
A Stetson goal in the closing 10 minutes gave the Hatters a 2-1 win Saturday night over the FGCU men's soccer team to snap the Eagles' seven-match unbeaten streak overall and 11-game unbeaten streak in regular-season league action dating back to last season.
October 25, 2013
With Atlantic Sun Conference play nearing its end, the FGCU men's soccer team and Stetson will battle on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. A win for the Eagles would solidify their position atop the A-Sun standings, while Stetson will be aiming to break out of what is currently a three-way tie for the sixth and final postseason position.
October 24, 2013
The FGCU Department of Athletics has announced the promotion of Denise Da Silveira to Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing & Sales, as appointed by Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh this week.
October 17, 2013
Sophomore goalkeeper Danny George made a career-high eight saves en route to earning his fifth shutout in the last six games Thursday night as the FGCU men's soccer team played Mercer to a scoreless double-overtime tie to extend its unbeaten streak to seven in a row.
October 16, 2013
Riding a six-game winning streak, the FGCU men's soccer team welcomes Mercer to the FGCU Soccer Complex for its annual Coaches vs. Cancer game Thursday night at 7 as the Eagles look to remain atop the league standings.
October 14, 2013
Following a weekend in which he scored three goals, including a game-winning and game-tying tally, freshman Isaiah Madrid has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Co-Men's Soccer Player of the Week.
October 13, 2013
The FGCU men's soccer team continued its hot play on Sunday afternoon as the Eagles won their sixth consecutive game courtesy of a 3-0 triumph at USC Upstate to remain undefeated in league play and at the top of the standings through the first two weeks of conference action.
October 11, 2013
On the precipice of losing just its third Atlantic Sun Conference regular-season game in four years, the FGCU men's soccer team received two goals in a 10-minute span from freshman Isaiah Madrid and junior Xavier Silva to extend its winning streak to five straight games with a crucial 2-1 overtime victory at ETSU on Friday night in a battle of the league's top-two teams.
October 10, 2013
After the opening weekend of Atlantic Sun Conference men's soccer action, only two teams have a 2-0 mark in league play and both meet on Friday night as FGCU travels to ETSU to begin its weekend before making the journey to South Carolina to face USC Upstate on Sunday.
October 09, 2013
Daniel Stanese, who signed a professional contract in February after his freshman year with the FGCU men's soccer team, has become the program's first-ever national team member as the defender was promoted to Canada's National Team this past week.
October 07, 2013
Following a weekend in which he scored two game-winning goals to lead the FGCU men's soccer team to a pair of conference-opening 1-0 shutouts, redshirt junior Henry Penagos has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Men's Soccer Player of the Week.
October 06, 2013
For the second straight game redshirt junior Henry Penagos scored the only goal, for the third consecutive match Danny George and the Eagles did not allow a goal and for the fourth contest in a row the FGCU men's soccer team earned a win, this time on Sunday afternoon in 97-degree heat over Northern Kentucky at the FGCU Soccer Complex, 1-0.
October 04, 2013
On the strength of a perfectly-executed 26th-minute heel flick goal by redshirt junior Henry Penagos and a second consecutive shutout in net by Danny George, the FGCU men's soccer team won its third straight game and began its A-Sun title defense with a 1-0 win over Lipscomb Friday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 03, 2013
The three-time defending Atlantic Sun Conference Champion FGCU men's soccer team begins its defense of a fourth-straight title this weekend as it commences league action by welcoming Lipscomb and Northern Kentucky to the FGCU Soccer Complex on Friday and Sunday, respectively.
October 03, 2013
Felipe DeSousa, in addition to being named the Atlantic Sun Men's Soccer Player of the Week, has been chosen as the Sunshine Soccer News Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 29, after leading the Eagles to a pair of wins to close the non-conference schedule.
October 01, 2013
The Florida Gulf Coast University Eagles Club Advisory Board has announced the creation of the Naples Advisory Committee (NAC) in order to reach a larger audience and stretch awareness and support for FGCU Athletics.
September 30, 2013
Following a weekend in which he scored the game-winning goal on Friday against the University of Pennsylvania and issued the game-winning assist Sunday at Princeton, sophomore Felipe DeSousa has been named the Atlantic Sun Men's Soccer Player of the Week after leading the Eagles to a pair of wins to close the non-conference schedule.
September 29, 2013
In a game which didn't have its first shot put on goal until the 80th minute, freshman Will Suedois scored his first collegiate goal three minutes in to overtime to break a scoreless tie and give the FGCU men's soccer team (2-5-1) its second straight extra-session win, this time over Princeton (2-5-0) Sunday afternoon in front of a national TV audience on ESPNU by the score of 1-0.
September 27, 2013
Sophomore Felipe DeSousa scored with less than a minute remaining in the first overtime session to propel the FGCU men's soccer team (1-5-1) to its first victory of the season with a hard-fought 3-2 win in a physical encounter at the University of Pennsylvania (2-5-0) Friday evening.
September 26, 2013
For third time already this year the FGCU men's soccer team will be on display for the nation to see when it continues its roadtrip of the country with a match at the University of Pennsylvania on Friday night before making an appearance on ESPNU versus Princeton on Sunday afternoon.
September 22, 2013
For the third time in its first six games this year, the FGCU men's soccer team went to overtime, and for the second time it fell in OT, this time on Sunday to Seattle University, 3-2, as the Redhawks scored a goal in the 99th minute against the Eagles.
September 20, 2013
No. 6 Washington (5-0-1) scored early and often Friday evening as the FGCU men's soccer team opened its West Coast trip with a 5-0 setback to the Huskies.
September 20, 2013
The Florida Gulf Coast University Department of Athletics has announced the addition of Jamie Church to the athletics communication staff, as released by Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh.
September 19, 2013
For the second time in its first five games of the year, the FGCU men's soccer team will be on display for the nation to see when it travels to the Pacific Northwest to face No. 6 Washington on the Pac-12 Networks Friday night before concluding the trip by playing Seattle University on Sunday.
September 15, 2013
In a game that followed a similar script as that of the FGCU's men's soccer team's first three contests of the year, the Eagles fell behind early only to score a late goal but ultimately fell Saturday night in a game that ended early Sunday morning against the Wisconsin Badgers, 2-1.
September 13, 2013
Coming off a tough double-overtime loss on Wednesday at Florida Atlantic University, the FGCU men's soccer team returns home for a marquee matchup Saturday under the lights of the FGCU Soccer Complex with an 8 o'clock kickoff against Wisconsin. The team will be looking to set a program and Atlantic Sun Conference attendance record as part of FGCU's #Big10FaceOff.
September 11, 2013
Playing with only 10 men for the final 50 minutes of the game, the FGCU men's soccer team (0-2-1) fought back from a 2-0 second-half deficit to force overtime, but ultimately fell in the 106th minute at Florida Atlantic University Wednesday night, 3-2.
September 10, 2013
The FGCU men's soccer team (0-1-1) returns to action Wednesday night when it travels across the state to take on FAU (1-0-1) for its lone midweek non-conference match of the season.
September 07, 2013
Playing on its pitch for the first time since winning its second-straight Atlantic Sun Conference Championship last season, the FGCU men's soccer team began the home portion of its 2013 schedule with a 4-3 loss Saturday night to FIU.
September 06, 2013
The two-time defending Atlantic Sun Conference champion FGCU men's soccer team kicks off the home portion of its 2013 season Saturday under the lights of the FGCU Soccer Complex against FIU at 7 p.m. As part of Youth Soccer Day, and all children ages 12 and under wearing their team jersey or FGCU gear are admitted free.
August 31, 2013
In a game that started nearly three hours after its scheduled kickoff and ended at 1:21 a.m. local time, the FGCU men’s soccer team and University of South Florida Bulls rewarded a country-wide audience that stayed up late as the two teams battled a 2-2 double-overtime tie in the NSCAATV National Game of the Week Friday.
August 29, 2013
The FGCU men’s soccer team kicks off its 2013 season in primetime Friday night exactly where its 2012 season ended: the University of South Florida.
August 27, 2013
Bringing a wealth of collegiate and professional experience at a young age, FGCU men’s soccer coach Bob Butehorn has announced the addition of former Major League Soccer goalkeeper Alec Dufty as an assistant coach for the 2013 season.
August 19, 2013
A recap of Eagle Revolution built exclusively from tweets.
August 19, 2013
The three-time defending Atlantic Sun champion FGCU men's soccer team will make a program-record three national TV appearances across three different outlets this year when it takes on USF, Washington and Princeton.
August 16, 2013
FORT MYERS, Fla. - With the 2013-14 year about to commence, FGCU student-athletes will look to build off a record-setting academic performance during the 2012-13 year in which they posted a 3.31 term GPA for the Spring Semester and 3.29 cumulative GPA.
August 15, 2013
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The three-time defending Atlantic Sun champion FGCU men's soccer team was picked as the top conference team by the league head coaches in the 2013 A-Sun preseason poll that was unveiled on Thursday.
August 12, 2013
With the 2013 season quickly approaching, FGCU head men's soccer coach Bob Butehorn announced the hire of assistant coach Chris Gores.
July 08, 2013
The three-time defending Atlantic Sun champion FGCU men's soccer team and reigning NSCAA South Region Coach of the Year Bob Butehorn unveiled the program's 16-game regular schedule for the 2013 season on Monday.
June 03, 2013
FGCU men's soccer sophomore-to-be and reigning Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year Felipe DeSousa was recently recognized by TopDrawerSoccer.com as one of the top forwards in the nation heading into the 2013 campaign.
April 26, 2013
Coming off a season in which he led FGCU to its third straight Atlantic Sun regular season crown and second consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, head coach Bob Butehorn announced the program’s talented seven-member 2013 recruiting class on Friday.
April 21, 2013
Last Saturday, members of the FGCU men's soccer team volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties.
April 04, 2013
Coming off back-to-back regular season and tournament A-Sun titles, head coach Bob Butehorn, the 2012 NSCAA South Region Coach of the Year, and the FGCU men's soccer staff announced the dates for their annual Late Spring ID Clinic and Summer ID Camp on Thursday.
April 01, 2013
FGCU Men's Soccer has wrapped up another successful spring season. While many programs are just digging themselves out of the snow the Eagles have been playing teams at the highest level for months.
February 25, 2013
Following a year-long rise that started with a run at the USSDA U-17/18 National Championship with the Vancouver Whitecaps FC, followed by an A-Sun regular season and tournament crown with the Eagles and completed with a tryout for Canada's U-20 National Team, FGCU freshman center back Daniel Stanese has signed a professional contract to play in Germany’s top tier Bundesliga for FC Nuremberg.
January 14, 2013
FGCU men's soccer freshmen Felipe DeSousa recently added to his long list of postseason accolades when he was named to the Soccer America All-Freshman second team on January 7.
December 11, 2012
FGCU men's soccer freshmen Felipe DeSousa and Daniel Stanese continue to pile up the postseason honors, as the duo was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-South Region second team.
December 10, 2012
In a vote by the league’s fans, FGCU men's soccer sophomore Santiago Echeverri has been named the Atlantic Sun’s CRONS Achiever Award winner for the month of November after providing two game-winning goals that helped send the Eagles to their second straight NCAA Tournament.
December 06, 2012
Coming off a season in which he led FGCU to its third straight Atlantic Sun regular season crown and second consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, head coach Bob Butehorn was named the NSCAA South Region Coach of the Year on Wednesday night.
November 21, 2012
Just a week removed from playing in the NCAA Tournament and helping the defense post its eight shutout in nine games, FGCU sophomore keeper Nathan Ingham and freshman center back Daniel Stanese have been selected to participate in the Under-20 Canadian National team camp, held from Nov. 20-30 in Sunrise, Fla.
November 15, 2012
Just four days removed from winning its second straight Atlantic Sun Championship, the FGCU men's soccer team will travel to Tampa for the third time this season when it takes on USF in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday at Corbett Soccer Stadium.
November 12, 2012
The two-time defending Atlantic Sun Champion FGCU men's soccer team will stay in-state for the second straight year for the first round of the NCAA Tournament, as it will head to USF on Thursday, Nov. 15, announced on Monday night during the NCAA Selection Show on NCAA.com.
November 11, 2012
With its second consecutive Atlantic Sun Championship in hand, the FGCU men's soccer team will hold an NCAA Selection Show Party on Monday beginning at 5 p.m. at Naples Flatbread in the Miromar Outlets. The NCAA will announce its 2012 NCAA Tournament field of 48 pairings and first round sites on NCAA.com at 5:30 p.m.
November 11, 2012
After battling for 90 scoreless minutes in regulation, the top-seeded FGCU men's soccer team captured its second straight Atlantic Sun Championship in the 95th-minute of overtime when sophomore Santiago Echeverri's cross deflected off a Mercer defender and into the net for the 1-0 golden goal victory Sunday afternoon at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
November 10, 2012
Fresh off a double-overtime triumph against Lipscomb in the semifinals that extended its win streak to seven games, the top-seeded FGCU men's soccer team will look to capture its second straight Atlantic Sun Championship on Sunday in a title game showdown with second-seeded Mercer at 1 p.m.
November 10, 2012
Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year Felipe DeSousa scored the game-winning goal in the 103rd-minute of double-overtime to send the top-seeded and host FGCU men's soccer team to the A-Sun Championship game for the second-straight year in thrilling 2-1 win over fifth-seeded Lipscomb on Friday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
November 09, 2012
The three-time defending Atlantic Sun Conference regular season champion and top-seeded FGCU men's soccer team will begin the defense of its 2011 A-Sun Tournament crown on Friday night when it takes on fifth-seeded Lipscomb in the semifinals at 7 p.m. at the friendly confines of the FGCU Soccer Complex.
November 06, 2012
On the eve of the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Sun Tournament, FGCU men's soccer saw six different players earn postseason honors from the league office on Tuesday, highlighted by forward Felipe DeSousa being named the A-Sun Freshman of the Year.
November 05, 2012
After helping lead FGCU to a 2-0 week that lead to its third straight Atlantic Sun regular season crown, sophomores Santiago Echeverri and Nathan Ingham took home both of the A-Sun's weekly awards handed out on Monday.
November 03, 2012
Entering on a five-game win streak and in need of its sixth straight victory in order to claim its third straight Atlantic Sun regular season crown, the FGCU men's soccer team delivered a hard-fought 1-0 win at previously first place Mercer Saturday night at Bear Field on the final day of conference regular season action.
November 01, 2012
With the Atlantic Sun regular season title and home field advantage in the postseason conference tournament on the line, the second place FGCU men's soccer team will close out its regular season slate on Saturday night when it travels to first place Mercer. Kick-off is slated for 7 p.m.
October 31, 2012
Goals by seniors Jelani Smith and Andres Navas kept their hopes for another chance to play in front of their home fans alive, as the FGCU men's soccer team moved into second place in the Atlantic Sun standings with a 2-0 shutout win over visiting Stetson on a chilly-for-Florida Wednesday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 31, 2012
With just two games and one week left in the Atlantic Sun regular season, the FGCU men's soccer team will look to continue its winning ways on Wednesday night when it hosts in-state rival Stetson in its regular season home finale at 7 p.m.
October 26, 2012
In a rematch of the last year's Atlantic Sun Championship game, the FGCU men's soccer team used a goal by freshman Felipe DeSousa in the 18th minute and held on for its fourth consecutive win to move into sole possession of second place in the league standings with a 1-0 victory over ETSU on Friday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 26, 2012
Entering on a season-long three-game win streak, the FGCU men's soccer team will host first place ETSU on Friday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex in a rematch of the 2011 Atlantic Sun Championship game. Kick-off is slated for 7 p.m.
October 22, 2012
After helping the FGCU men's soccer team erase a one-goal halftime deficit last Thursday at Jacksonville with his two goals, freshman Felipe DeSousa has been named the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week, announced by the league office on Monday.
October 18, 2012
Freshman Felipe DeSousa's second goal of the game in the 105th minute of double-overtime extended the FGCU men’s soccer team's win streak to three games in dramatic fashion, as the Eagles defeated Jacksonville, 3-2, on Thursday night at the Ashley Sports Complex.
October 18, 2012
Coming off back-to-back Atlantic Sun shutout victories that pushed its conference home win streak to 15 games, the FGCU men's soccer team will look to carry over its strong play to Thursday night's in-state A-Sun showdown with Jacksonville at the Ashley Sports Complex.
October 14, 2012
A pair of second half goals by freshman Felipe DeSousa and sophomore Juan Castellon proved to be more than enough scoring, as the FGCU men's soccer team finished off a strong weekend with a 2-0 shutout win against a defensive-minded North Florida side on Sunday at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 12, 2012
Freshman Rodrigo Saravia's first career goal in the 27th minute proved to be the difference, as the FGCU men's soccer team extended its Atlantic Sun home win streak to 14 games with a 1-0 shutout of USC Upstate on Friday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 11, 2012
The FGCU men's soccer team will look to return to its two-defending Atlantic Sun champion form this weekend when it hosts conference foes USC Upstate on Friday and North Florida on Sunday at the FGCU Soccer Complex. The friendly confines of the FGCU Soccer Complex has yielded a 14-0-1 A-Sun home record, including 13 straight wins, for the Green and Blue over its last 15 games at home, dating back to the 2008 season.
October 06, 2012
Despite holding a 19-5 edge in shots, the FGCU men's soccer team suffered just its second loss in its last 22 Atlantic Sun regular season contests on Saturday night, as it fell at Lipscomb, 3-1, to cap its opening weekend of conference play.
October 04, 2012
The two-time defending Atlantic Sun champion FGCU men's soccer team opened the start of its sixth season of conference play on Thursday night, battling to a 1-1 draw with the league’s newest member Northern Kentucky on Thursday night at NKU Soccer Stadium.
October 04, 2012
After a challenging eight-game non-conference slate that featured seven teams in TopDrawerSoccer.com's Tournament 48 projections at the time of the match, the FGCU men's soccer team begins the defense of its back-to-back Atlantic Sun titles when it opens conference play at league-newcomer Northern Kentucky on Thursday at 7 p.m.
September 25, 2012
Facing its third ranked opponent and seventh team this season that has appeared in TopDrawerSoccer.com's Tournament 48 projections, the FGCU men's soccer team couldn’t find its rhythm on Tuesday night as is it fell at No. 13 USF, 3-0, in its non-conference finale at Corbett Soccer Stadium.
September 25, 2012
Just two full days removed from its hard-fought 2-2 draw against in-state rival UCF, the FGCU me'’s soccer team will finish off the non-conference portion of its schedule Tuesday night when it takes on another one of the state's premiere programs in No. 13 USF in Tampa, Fla.
September 22, 2012
The FGCU men's soccer team took full advantage of a six-minute span where it had a man advantage on visiting UCF, scoring two goals, but allowed the tying goal in the 87th minute of regulation when the sides evened out and eventually led to a 2-2 tie over 110 minutes of intense action between the in-state rivals Saturday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
September 21, 2012
The FGCU men's soccer team will get a chance to avenge its 2011 NCAA Tournament loss to UCF on Saturday night when it hosts the Knights at 7 p.m. in a "Blue Out" at the FGCU Soccer Complex. Fans who wear blue to the game can purchase a single-game ticket for half price, as the Eagles and Knights will square off for the third time in the last two seasons.
September 18, 2012
FGCU men's soccer senior Deion Jones has been named one of the initial 30 candidates for the Senior CLASS Award, announced by the media outlet on Tuesday.
September 16, 2012
A long storm through Southwest Florida brought the FGCU men's soccer team's match against No. 21 Furman to a halt in the 48th minute and didn’t allow it to restart as the game was eventually cancelled. The match will not be made up and no results will be turned in due to a full 70 minutes not being completed.
September 15, 2012
VCU used a Mario Herrera Meraz's goal in the 75th minute to break a 1-1 tie and held on to a 2-1 win over the FGCU men's soccer team late Friday on the opening night of the Courtyard By Marriott Classic.
September 13, 2012
Coming off a successful 2-0 weekend at the USF Tournament, the FGCU men’s soccer team will carry the momentum of the program's first-ever three-game non-conference win streak into Friday when it hosts the start of the Courtyard By Marriott Classic at the FGCU Soccer Complex. The four-team classic boasts a field of FGCU (3-2-0), FIU (5-0), No. 21 Furman (4-1-1) and VCU (3-0-2) that has a combined record of 15-3-3.
September 10, 2012
FGCU men's soccer senior Will Morse scored a goal in each of the team's wins last weekend at the USF Tournament and on Monday was recognized with the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week award and a spot on the College Soccer News National Team of the Week.
September 08, 2012
Behind three second half goals from its senior class, the FGCU men's soccer team picked up its third straight win on Saturday with a 3-0 shutout of Conference USA foe South Carolina at the USF Tournament played at Corbett Soccer Stadium.
September 06, 2012
Two goals by freshman Felipe DeSousa and senior William Morse separated by just 29 seconds to open the second half broke a scoreless game and vaulted the FGCU men's soccer team to a 2-0 win over MAAC favorite Iona on Thursday night at the USF Tournament played at Corbett Stadium.
September 05, 2012
After picking up its first win of the season last Sunday, the FGCU men's soccer team will take the road for the second time this season as it heads to Tampa, Fla. to take part in the USF Tournament at Corbett Soccer Stadium. The Eagles open the event against Iona College on Thursday and follow with South Carolina on Saturday, both scheduled for 5 p.m. kickoffs.
September 02, 2012
After surrendering the equalizer late in regulation, the FGCU men's soccer team kept its composure and picked up its first victory of the season, as senior forward William Morse buried the golden goal in the 106th minute of double-overtime to send the Eagles past Bucknell, 2-1, in the 2012 home opener at the FGCU Soccer Complex on Sunday afternoon.
August 31, 2012
The FGCU men's soccer team will open its 2012 home schedule on Sunday when it welcomes in Patriot League favorite Bucknell to the FGCU Soccer Complex for a 1 p.m. non-conference showdown.
August 27, 2012
Playing its second straight ranked opponent to start the season, the FGCU men's soccer team dropped a hard-fought contest at No. 16 Georgetown, 1-0, on a hot Monday afternoon at newly-renovated North Kehoe Field.
August 26, 2012
The FGCU men's soccer team will continue its two-game season-opening road trip on Monday afternoon when it takes on its second straight ranked opponent in No. 16 Georgetown at 1 p.m. Now standing 3-5 all-time against ranked teams, the Eagles fell at No. 2 Akron, 4-0, on Friday night in front of a crowd of 4,440 fans.
August 24, 2012
Behind three second half goals, No. 2 Akron handed the FGCU men's soccer team a 4-0 defeat in the season opener for both clubs Friday night in front of 4,440 fans on Cub Cadet Field at FirstEnergy Stadium.
August 23, 2012
Opening just the sixth season in program history, the FGCU men's soccer team will begin its quest to defend its back-to-back Atlantic Sun regular season championships, as well as the first A-Sun Tournament championship and NCAA berth, as it travels to Northeast Ohio to face perennial power No. 2 Akron on Friday at 7:30 p.m.
August 20, 2012
In the preseason release of TopDrawerSoccer.com’s Tournament 48 on Monday, the FGCU men’s soccer team was tabbed the Atlantic Sun Conference favorite to win the league’s automatic berth and ranked the program No. 42 in the country entering the season.
August 16, 2012
Just a week away from the 2012 season opener at No. 6 Akron, the FGCU men’s soccer team learned that four players on the squad had been named to the Atlantic Sun Conference Top 20 Players to Watch List, according to TopDrawerSoccer.com.
August 09, 2012
Looking to defend its back-to-back Atlantic Sun regular season championships and its first ever A-Sun Tournament championship, the FGCU men’s soccer team officially began the 2012 season on Thursday morning as it returned to the field for its first fall practice at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
August 09, 2012
A year removed from the program’s first-ever Atlantic Sun Conference tournament championship and NCAA Tournament berth, the FGCU men’s soccer team was picked to finished second by the league head coaches in 2012 preseason poll that was unveiled on Thursday.
August 07, 2012
Helping raise FGCU men’s soccer into one of the top program’s in the state of Florida while earning back-to-back Atlantic Sun regular season championships and an NCAA tournament berth in 2011, Alex Aldaz has been promoted to the position of associate head coach. Aldaz has spent the previous five seasons as an assistant under head coach Bob Butehorn.
August 06, 2012
With just two days remaining before their first official practice as members of the FGCU men's soccer program, a trio of incoming freshmen saw their club teams finish in Top Drawer Soccer’s final top 50 boys ranking for the 2011-12 season.
July 26, 2012
FGCU men's soccer all-time leading scorer Cristian Raudales became the first Eagle in program history to join the professional ranks late last week when he signed a contract to play in Germany for BSV Rehden.
July 22, 2012
Incoming freshmen Aaron Guillen and David Robledo will step on FGCU’s campus as National Champions, as the duo helped FC Dallas defeat the Vancouver Whitecaps FC, 3-2, on Sunday night in the 2012 U.S. Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) U-17/18 Championship at BBVA Compass Stadium in Dallas, Texas.
July 21, 2012
With the start of the 2012 season less than a month away, a trio of incoming FGCU signees will compete for the 2012 U.S. Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) U-17/18 Championship on Sunday, July 22 at 9 p.m. ET when FC Dallas takes on Vancouver Whitecaps FC at BBVA Compass Stadium in Dallas, Texas.
May 15, 2012
Coming off an historic 2011 season which included an Atlantic Sun regular season and tournament title, as well as the program’s first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance, reigning A-Sun Coach of the Year Bob Butehorn and his staff have announced the addition of 10 players for the upcoming fall season.
May 10, 2012
Looking to defend its second consecutive Atlantic Sun regular season title as well as its first-ever A-Sun tournament championship and NCAA Tournament appearance, the FGCU men's soccer program and head coach Bob Butehorn have announced the 2012 schedule. The 17-game slate will feature nine home contests and includes five matches against opponents that competed in the NCAA Tournament a season ago.
April 25, 2012
Last Friday, members of the FGCU men's soccer team volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties.
March 12, 2012
In February, members of the FGCU men's soccer team visited Mike Davis Elementary School in Naples, Fla., where the players and members of the coaching staff conducted a soccer clinic for the school’s second grade students.
February 10, 2012
Preparing to defend its back-to-back Atlantic Sun regular season titles and its first-ever A-Sun Tournament championship, the FGCU men’s soccer team is set to compete in five spring exhibition matches, including three against MLS squads.
February 04, 2012
The FGCU men’s soccer team recently volunteered at the Immokalee Youth Soccer Clinic, helping develop the soccer skills of boys and girls aged 4-12.
January 28, 2012
After leading the program to its second consecutive Atlantic Sun Conference regular season championship and securing its first ever A-Sun Tournament championship this past fall season, FGCU men’s soccer seniors Josey Portillo and Cristian Raudales have been invited to join to the D.C. United club during its exhibition contest with the Chicago Fire this Sunday, Jan. 29 at the FGCU Soccer Complex beginning at 2 p.m.
January 19, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team will hold open tryouts on February 3 from 3:30-5 p.m. at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
January 18, 2012
Professional soccer is coming to the FGCU campus on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m., when the MLS’s Chicago Fire and D.C. United compete in a preseason exhibition at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
December 22, 2011
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) released its 2011 University Division Scholar All-South Region Team on Tuesday. Earning a 3.43 GPA as a dual major in business management and marketing, FGCU men’s soccer redshirt senior goalkeeper Adam Glick was recognized with an honorable mention by the media outlet.
December 14, 2011
After helping the FGCU men's soccer team repeat its Atlantic Sun regular season title while also clinching the A-Sun Tournament Championship in its first year of postseason eligibility this season, freshman goalkeeper Nathan Ingham received an invitation to the Canadian U-20 camp which will take place in Sunrise, Fla.
December 10, 2011
As the 2011 NCAA Men’s College Cup ® got underway in Hoover, Ala. on Friday, the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award Foundation announced its 2011 recipient and All-America teams. Selected as one of four first team All-America members was FGCU men’s soccer redshirt senior goalkeeper Adam Glick.
December 09, 2011
On Thursday, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced its Division I All-South Region teams. Senior midfielder captains Josey Portillo and Cristian Raudales were each recognized by the media outlet, earning second and third team honors respectively.
December 08, 2011
The FGCU men's and women's soccer programs received national academic recognition when the National Soccer College Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) released the 2011 College Team Academic Award Winners.
November 17, 2011
In the opening round of the NCAA Championship, the FGCU men's soccer team fell to host UCF, 1-0, in double-overtime on Thursday at the UCF Soccer Complex in Orlando, Fla. Controlling the pace of play for the majority of the match, the Eagles surrendered the golden goal to the Knights in the 107th minute of play.
November 17, 2011
During Monday's NCAA Selection Show, the Atlantic Sun regular season and tournament champion FGCU men's soccer team discovered it will be traveling back to Orlando, Fla. for a contest with UCF in the opening round of the NCAA Championship on Thursday at the UCF Soccer Complex, beginning at 7 p.m.
November 14, 2011
A day removed from winning its first-ever Atlantic Sun Conference Championship, the FGCU men's soccer gathered at Naples Flatbread on Monday amongst family, friends and media to learn of its NCAA Tournament foe. The NCAA announced that the Eagles will travel to Orlando, Fla. to face UCF on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. at the UCF Soccer Complex.
November 14, 2011
Following a four-year wait during the NCAA Division I reclassification period, the FGCU men’s soccer team made good on its first-ever postseason appearance, defeating sixth-seeded tournament host ETSU in the 2011 Atlantic Sun Championship final on Sunday in Johnson City, Tenn. The Eagles used a goal in the 89th minute of play by Scott Harrison to down the Bucs, 1-0, and advance to the NCAA Tournament in their first year of eligibility.
November 14, 2011
Fresh off winning its first-ever Atlantic Sun Championship in the 89th minute of Sunday's final, the FGCU men's soccer team invites all fans to join it at Naples Flatbread in the Miromar Outlets on Monday at 4 p.m. for an NCAA Selection Show party. The NCAA will announce its 48-team field for the 2011 Tournament on NCAA.com beginning at 4:30 p.m.
November 12, 2011
Coming off a 2-1 semifinal victory over Mercer on Friday in the program's first-ever postseason contest, the No. 1 seed FGCU men’s soccer team is set to take on sixth-seeded ETSU in the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament championship game on Sunday in Johnson City, Tenn. Kickoff for the contest between the Eagles and the Bucs is set for 1 p.m. from Summers-Taylor Stadium.
November 11, 2011
A three-point night by Atlantic Sun Conference Freshman of the Year Xavier Silva helped push the top-seeded FGCU men's soccer team past fourth-seeded Mercer, 2-1, in the A-Sun Conference Tournament semifinal game on Friday at ETSU’s Summers-Taylor Stadium. In their first year of postseason eligibility, the Eagles advance to the A-Sun Conference championship game on Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m.
November 10, 2011
The FGCU men's soccer team is set to make its second trip to Johnson City, Tenn. this season, this time competing in its first-ever postseason contest at the 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament. After clinching its second consecutive regular season crown and a first round bye as the tournament No. 1 seed, the Eagles are set to take on No. 4 seed Mercer in the semifinal matchup on Friday at 4 p.m. at ETSU’s Summers-Taylor Stadium.
November 07, 2011
After securing its second consecutive Atlantic Sun Conference regular season championship and the A-Sun tournament No. 1 overall seed in its first year of postseason eligibility, the FGCU men's soccer team landed six student-athletes on the All-Conference teams, announced by the league office on Monday.
November 04, 2011
Closing the regular season slate with a trip to Miami, Fla., the FGCU men's soccer team dropped a closely contested match with FIU on Friday. The Eagles surrendered the decisive strike in the 88th minute of play, falling to the Panthers by a final score of 3-2 at the FIU Soccer Complex.
November 03, 2011
Bringing the 17-game regular season slate to a close on Friday, the FGCU men's soccer team will travel to Miami, Fla. to take on FIU in one final non-conference tune-up before competing in postseason play for the first time in program history. The contest between the Eagles and Panthers is scheduled for a 7 p.m. kick-off.
October 30, 2011
A goal by freshman Xavier Silva in just the 4th minute of play gave the FGCU men's soccer team an early lead and it never looked back as it captured its second straight Atlantic Sun Conference regular season title with a 4-1 win at North Florida on Sunday afternoon.
October 29, 2011
Moving into first place in the Atlantic Sun Conference standings following a thrilling 2-1 overtime victory over Jacksonville, the FGCU men's soccer team is set to close the A-Sun regular season slate with a trip to Jacksonville, Fla. on Sunday to take on UNF beginning at 1 p.m.
October 27, 2011
In a battle of the top two teams in the Atlantic Sun standings, the FGCU men's soccer team used a golden goal from freshman Xavier Silva in the 93rd minute of overtime and a six-save effort from classmate Nathan Ingham to defeat Jacksonville, 2-1, on a muggy Thursday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 26, 2011
In a contest which could determine the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season champion and the A-Sun tournament No. 1 seed, the FGCU men's soccer team is set to host Jacksonville on Thursday. The match between the A-Sun's top two teams in the standings is scheduled for a 7 p.m. kickoff at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 23, 2011
For the third time this season a red card in the first half put the FGCU men's soccer team down a man for the majority of the 90 minutes. And for third time, the Eagles earned a positive result, defeating Atlantic Sun foe Belmont, 3-1, while playing the final 78 minutes with just 10 players on Sunday during Senior Day at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 21, 2011
Junior Andres Navas' goal in the 68th minute of the second half broke a 1-1 tie and sent the FGCU men's soccer team to a 2-1 Atlantic Sun victory over visiting Lipscomb on a cool Friday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 20, 2011
The FGCU men's soccer team lands back at FGCU Soccer Complex to begin an Atlantic Sun Conference three-game homestand on Friday evening against Lipscomb with kickoff scheduled for 7 p.m. The Eagles will then recognize their nine-member senior class on Sunday afternoon prior to their 1 p.m. start with Belmont.
October 16, 2011
After moving ahead 1-0 in the 29th minute of play, the FGCU men's soccer team surrendered two unanswered second half goals to fall to ETSU, 2-1, in an Atlantic Sun Conference match on Sunday afternoon in Johnson City, Tenn. Senior midfielder Josey Portillo provided the lone goal in the contest for the Eagles.
October 14, 2011
Controlling the pace of play for the majority of the match, the FGCU men's soccer team opened its Atlantic Sun two-game weekend trip with a 1-0 victory over USC Upstate on Friday evening in Spartanburg, S.C. Freshman forward Xavier Silva supplied the decisive strike in the 83rd minute of play off an assist from freshman midfielder Yianni Sarris.
October 13, 2011
Coming off a thrilling 2-1 overtime Atlantic Sun Conference victory over Mercer, the FGCU men's soccer team will continue its league slate by traveling to Spartanburg, S.C. to face USC Upstate on Friday at 7 p.m., and continue the road swing with a trip to Johnson City, Tenn. to take on defending tournament champion ETSU on Sunday at 1 p.m.
October 07, 2011
Senior Cristian Raudales tied the game in the second half and struck again in the 94th minute of overtime to give the No. 25 FGCU men's soccer team a thrilling 2-1 Atlantic Sun win over Mercer on Friday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex. Even more impressive, the Eagles overcame the one-goal deficit while playing the final 56:19 a man down after a red card was issued in the first half.
October 06, 2011
The No. 25 FGCU men's soccer team returns to the FGCU Soccer Complex on Friday evening for its Atlantic Sun home opener against Mercer beginning at 7 p.m. The Eagles are riding an 11-game (10-0-1) A-Sun home unbeaten streak dating back to 2008 and hold a 10-game winning streak in league action.
October 05, 2011
On Wednesday morning, the Division I men's soccer Lowe's Senior CLASS Award narrowed its initial 30-member list to its final 10 candidates. Among the 10 finalist for this year’s award was No. 25 FGCU redshirt senior goalkeeper Adam Glick.
October 04, 2011
No. 13 USF used a late first penalty kick to derail a strong opening 40 minutes from the No. 25 FGCU men's soccer team and eventually earn a 2-0 win on Tuesday night in front of a program record crowd of 1,556 at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 03, 2011
Landing back at home for just the third time this season, the No. 25 FGCU men's soccer team will look to extend its three-game winning streak as it returns to the FGCU Soccer Complex to face No. 13 USF on Tuesday at 7 p.m. It will mark the first time a pair of nationally-ranked opponents have squared off against one another at FGCU, as the Green and Blue attempt to "Blue-Out" the Bulls.
September 30, 2011
After trailing 1-0 at the intermission, the No. 25 FGCU men's soccer netted three unanswered goals en route to a 3-1 victory over in-state rival Stetson in the Atlantic Sun Conference opener for both squads on Friday evening in DeLand, Fla.
September 29, 2011
The No. 25 FGCU men's soccer team is set to open its Atlantic Sun Conference slate with a trip to DeLand, Fla. on Friday to take on rival Stetson beginning at 7 p.m.
September 27, 2011
Earning the program's second victory over a top 10 opponent last weekend, the FGCU men's soccer team returned to the national rankings on Tuesday, appearing at No. 25 according to Goal.com.
September 26, 2011
Providing the eventual game-winner in the opening minutes of the second half on Saturday at No. 8 UCF, junior midfielder Andres Navas earned Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week honors, announced by the league office on Monday.
September 24, 2011
Finding the net in the opening minutes of each half, the FGCU men's soccer team handed unbeaten No. 8 UCF its first loss of the year in a 2-1 victory on Saturday at the UCF Soccer Complex. In a level game, junior midfielder Andres Navas provided the decisive goal in the 49th minute on an assist from senior Francesco DiStefano.
September 23, 2011
The Friday evening contest between the FGCU men's soccer team and No. 8 UCF has been postponed until Saturday at 2 p.m. due to inclement weather in the Orlando area.
September 22, 2011
Bob Butehorn remembers Jon Koshko being the first player to contact him after he took the FGCU men's soccer job four years ago and started it from scratch.
September 22, 2011
For the second time in an eight-day span the FGCU Men’s soccer team will compete against a top 10 opponent as they travel to Orlando, Fla. to take on No. 8 UCF on Friday night at 7 p.m. at the UCF Soccer Complex. It will be mark the fifth time in the last six games that the Eagles have played away from home.
September 20, 2011
Setting a solid foundation is the key to building anything, whether it is a skyscraper, house or even an athletic team.
September 18, 2011
The FGCU men's soccer team wrapped up its weekend trip to the USF Tournament with a 1-0 shutout of Saint Louis on Sunday at the USF Soccer Stadium in Tampa, Fla. Senior midfielder Francesco DiStefano provided the late game-winner, finding the back of the net in the 80th minute of play.
September 16, 2011
Back-to-back goals separated by just over a minute in the first half proved to be the difference, as the FGCU men’s soccer team dropped the opening game of the USF Tournament, 2-1, against No. 5 UC Irvine on Friday evening.
September 15, 2011
The FGCU men's soccer team will look to continue its winning ways as it heads to Tampa, Fla. to compete in a pair of contests at the USF Tournament. The Eagles will open with a Friday evening contest against No. 5 UC Irvine at 5 p.m. and follow with a Sunday afternoon meeting with Saint Louis beginning at 2 p.m.
September 15, 2011
On Thursday, TopDrawerSoccer.com released its list of Atlantic Sun Conference Top 20 Players to Watch. The FGCU men's soccer team landed a league-best six players on the list, led by junior defenseman Deion Jones, who came in at No. 1 overall.
September 12, 2011
For their respective efforts in the 4-0 shutout of visiting Rhode Island last Thursday evening, senior midfielder Josey Portillo and redshirt senior goalkeeper Adam Glick were selected as the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week Award winners, announced by the league office on Monday.
September 08, 2011
The Florida Gulf Coast men’s soccer team shook off a sluggish first half and scored four goals over the final 45 minutes en route to a convincing 4-0 victory over visiting Rhode Island on a rainy Thursday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex. The shutout was the first of the season for the Eagles, who evened their mark at 1-1-2 on the year
September 07, 2011
Returning from a west coast trip last weekend, the FGCU men’s soccer team will play host to Atlantic 10 foe Rhode Island on Thursday evening at the FGCU Soccer Complex beginning at 7 p.m.
September 04, 2011
Despite playing nearly the final 90 minutes a man down, the No. 22 FGCU men’s soccer team turned in a gutsy performance behind their senior goalkeeper Adam Glick to earn a 1-1 draw with Pac-12 foe Washington on Sunday afternoon at Merlo Field on the final day of the Nike Invitational.
September 03, 2011
Behind an equalizing goal from freshman Yianni Sarris in the 85th minute, the No. 22 FGCU men’s soccer team battled back to earn a 1-1 double overtime draw at Portland on Friday night at Merlo Field on the first night of the Portland Nike Invitational.
September 01, 2011
The No. 22 FGCU men’s soccer team will look to bounce back during a west coast trip to the Nike Portland Invitational this weekend. In the first meeting between the programs, the Eagles will take on host Portland on Friday at 10 p.m. ET before squaring off with Washington on Sunday at 3 p.m. ET at Merlo Field (4,982) in Portland, Ore.
August 26, 2011
A pair of second half goals by FAU proved to be the difference as the No. 14 FGCU men’s soccer team dropped its season-opening contest against the visiting Owls, 3-1, in front of a strong crowd of 1,050 at the newly-renovated FGCU Soccer Complex on Friday evening.
August 25, 2011
A year removed from the program’s first Atlantic Sun Conference title, the No. 14 FGCU men’s soccer team will begin its pursuit of another A-Sun championship as the 2011 campaign gets underway. The A-Sun preseason favorite Eagles will open with a home contest against in-state rival FAU on Friday beginning at 7 p.m. at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
August 24, 2011
What do you do when you don’t have a past? You build a future. Bob Butehorn has done just that, taking Florida Gulf Coast University from a non-existent soccer program to a nationally-ranked team with high aspirations in just four years.
August 22, 2011
With the start of the 2011 season only days away, the FGCU men’s soccer team continues to collect preseason recognition. The Eagles open will open the regular season on Friday with top 25 rankings in three major collegiate soccer polls.
August 17, 2011
In its first season of Division I postseason eligibility, the FGCU men’s soccer team was selected No. 42 overall in TopDrawerSoccer.com’s preseason tournament 48 rankings, announced by the media outlet on Wednesday afternoon.
August 17, 2011
No. 14 FGCU men’s soccer senior goalkeeper Adam Glick, a unanimous selection to the Atlantic Sun preseason All-Conference team and Defensive Player of the Year, was named to the initial 30-member list for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award, announced by the media outlet on Wednesday.
August 16, 2011
On Tuesday, No. 14 FGCU men’s soccer senior midfielder Josey Portillo was named to the initial watch list for the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) MAC Hermann Trophy.
August 12, 2011
After a breakout junior campaign in 2010, No. 14 FGCU men’s soccer senior Josey Portillo earned preseason All-American honors on Friday morning, as College Soccer News (CSN) named the midfielder to its third team.
August 11, 2011
Florida Gulf Coast University has been digging in to try and keep up with its defending Atlantic Sun regular-season champion soccer programs, both of which are picked to repeat and win the conference tourney in their first seasons of eligibility.
August 09, 2011
On Tuesday, College Soccer News released its list of college soccer’s top 40 recruiting classes. This fall’s 11-member freshmen class landed the No. 14 FGCU men’s soccer program the No. 36 recruiting class in the nation, according to the media outlet.
August 03, 2011
A day removed from the program's first ever national preseason ranking by Goal.com , the No. 14 FGCU men's soccer team received more preseason recognition as it was selected as the favorite to defend its Atlantic Sun regular season crown in 2011, as voted on by the nine league coaches and announced by the conference office on Wednesday.
August 02, 2011
Coming off the best year in the program’s brief four-year history a season ago, the FGCU men’s soccer team received its first recognition of the 2011 campaign with the release of Goal.com’s preseason top 25 rankings on Tuesday. The Blue and Green will enter this upcoming season ranked No. 14 in the nation, according to the media outlet.
August 02, 2011
FGCU men's soccer head coach Bob Butehorn announced the addition of a familiar face to his coaching staff on Tuesday, as former Major League Soccer (MLS) and University of Penn keeper Danny Cepero was named an assistant coach.
July 06, 2011
Incoming FGCU men’s soccer freshman Xavier Silva (Boca Raton, Fla./North Broward Prep) earned some national honors on Wednesday, as the Weston FC forward was named to the U.S. Soccer U-17/18 Development Academy Starting XI.
June 14, 2011
Coming off a 13-win campaign that featured the program's first national ranking and an Atlantic Sun regular season title, the FGCU men's soccer team led by head coach Bob Butehorn announced its 2011 schedule on Tuesday afternoon as it looks ahead to its first year of full Division I postseason eligibility.
June 01, 2011
FGCU men's soccer incoming freshman Xavier Silva will be one of 17 amateur players featured in GolTV's Soccer Aces, a reality TV series filmed in Madrid, Spain that will begin on Thursday, June 2 at 8 p.m.
March 24, 2011
The 2010 Atlantic Sun Conference champion FGCU men's soccer team has announced another NLI to the 2011 signing class. Federico Crespo-Pauly becomes the fifth student-athlete to join the Eagles for the upcoming fall season.
March 03, 2011
With the recent signing of four decorated NLI's for the 2011-12 season, the FGCU men's soccer team was recognized by TopDrawerSoccer.com for having a talented incoming class.
March 03, 2011
On NEA'S Read Across America Day, FGCU assistant men's soccer coach Aaron Slusher and freshman midfielder Nick Patterson spent time reading Dr. Seuss books to Mrs. Boyd's fourth grade classroom at Allen Park Elementary School.
March 01, 2011
FGCU assistant men's soccer coach Aaron Slusher will be instructing high school players at the EXACT Soccer National Player Development Camp this weekend. The camp allows players to showcase both mental readiness and on-field skill.
February 22, 2011
The 2010 Atlantic Sun Conference champion FGCU men's soccer team and head coach Bob Butehorn have announced the signing of four NLI's for the fall of 2011. Representing the incoming recruiting class, the newest additions to the Eagles include midfielders Tomas Granitto and Yianni Sarris, goalkeeper Nathan Ingham and forward Xavier Silva.
February 21, 2011
Playing three 30-minute halfs, the FGCU men's soccer team played the Chicago Fire of the MLS to a 2-2 draw on Friday at Ava Maria University. Sophomore Andres Navas and junior Scott Harrison each netted goals for the Eagles.
February 09, 2011
Bob Butehorn, head coach of the 2010 Atlantic Sun Conference champion FGCU men's soccer team, and his staff have announced the dates for their 2011 Summer Camps. The Senior ID Academy, for ages 14-18, and the Junior Academy, for ages 10-13, will take place June 11-14 and again July 10-13 at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
January 29, 2011
College Soccer News annually seeks to recognize assistant coaches across the country who are excelling at their work. Following a 9-0 conference mark, numerous national rankings and the program's first Atlantic Sun regular season title, FGCU assistant men's soccer coach Alex Aldaz was recognized on the media outlet's 2011 list.
January 19, 2011
Following the most successful season in the brief four-year history of the program, the FGCU men's soccer team was named one of the top program's to keep an eye on in 2011 by Goal.com. Forward Ryan Price was also given an honorable mention on the media outlet's All-Freshman team.
January 12, 2011
The 2010 Atlantic Sun regular season champion FGCU men's soccer team was recognized in the recent release of CollegeSoccerNews.com's 2010 Season to Remember.
December 16, 2010
Leading the strong conference showing in the final men's soccer RPI rankings of the season, the 2010 Atlantic Sun regular season champion FGCU men's team finished the year No. 34 among the 204 schools.
December 09, 2010
In a massive warehouse full of toys and groceries, the FGCU men's soccer team helped the Salvation Army prepare to make a special holiday for those less fortunate on December 8.
December 08, 2010
Earning first and second team recognition respectively, junior Josey Portillo and sophomore Deion Jones were selected to the NSCAA/Performance Subaru All-South Region teams, announced on Wednesday.
November 19, 2010
The FGCU men's and women's soccer programs received national recognition when the National Soccer College Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) handed out its College Team Academic Award Winners for the 2009-10 season on Friday.
November 16, 2010
The final week of October marked the end of the 2010 campaign for the FGCU men's soccer team, however it continues to earn recognition from collegiate soccer outlets with the release of their final regular season rankings. The Eagles appear in five polls for the second straight week, ranking as high as No. 20 in Soccer America's Top 25 poll.
November 15, 2010
In the final regular season NSCAA South Region rankings, the No. 19 FGCU men's soccer team moved into fourth place on the 10-team poll, a one spot improvement from the fifth position the Eagles held a week ago. This marks the ninth straight week and 10th time this year the team has appeared in the poll.
November 09, 2010
Despite the season coming to a close in the last week of October the FGCU men's soccer team continued to earn weekly recognition from multiple collegiate soccer outlets. This week the Eagles appear in five national polls, ranking as high as No. 19 in Soccer America's Top 25 poll.
November 08, 2010
Although the season came to a close in the final week of October, No. 19 FGCU continues to crack the top 10 list in their respective region. In this week's release of the NSCAA South Region rankings, the Eagles moved into fifth place, marking eight straight weeks and nine times this year the team has appeared in the poll.
November 05, 2010
After running the table with a perfect 9-0 record in conference play and outscoring its opponents 26-2 in those contests, the No.19 FGCU men's soccer team claimed eight Atlantic Sun All-Conference honors, announced by the league office on Friday. The Eagles landed four players on the first team, one on the second team, two All-Freshmen selections and junior keeper Adam Glick earned the Defensive Player of the Year.
November 02, 2010
After posting a pair of convincing wins to clinch just the ninth unbeaten season in Atlantic Sun Conference history, the FGCU men's soccer team moved up No. 19 in the latest Soccer America Top 25 poll on Tuesday, up four spots from last week.
November 02, 2010
No. 23 FGCU men's soccer defender Deion Jones added to his breakout sophomore campaign on Tuesday afternoon when he was named to the ESPN Academic All-District 3 second team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
November 01, 2010
With a pair of convincing shutout victories over Jacksonville (4-0) and UNF (6-0) last weekend, the No. 23 FGCU men's soccer team moved into a share of the fourth spot in the latest release of the NSCAA South Region rankings, announced by the outlet on Monday.
November 01, 2010
Breaking a record which he already held and scoring the first hat trick in FGCU men's soccer history during a 6-0 shutout of UNF on Sunday, junior forward Scott Harrison earned his first Atlantic Sun Player of the Week award, announced by the conference office on Monday.
October 31, 2010
With the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season title already clinched, the No. 23 FGCU men's soccer team capped the fourth season in program history on a warm Sunday afternoon at the FGCU Soccer Complex with a convincing 6-0 win over UNF to finish with a perfect 9-0 record in league play.
October 29, 2010
The No. 23 FGCU men's soccer team tallied a goal just 14 minutes into its Friday night contest against Jacksonville and never looked back en route to a convincing 4-0 shutout to clinch the outright Atlantic Sun regular season title.
October 28, 2010
Highlighted by senior day ceremonies on Sunday, No. 23 FGCU will look to win the A-Sun regular season title outright as it plays host to a pair of conference contests this weekend. The Eagles face off with Jacksonville on Friday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m., followed by the season finale against North Florida on Sunday, Oct. 31 at 2 p.m.
October 26, 2010
With a share of its first Atlantic Sun Conference regular season title already clinched, the FGCU men's soccer team landed at No. 23 on this week's Soccer America Top 25 poll, announced on Tuesday. The ranking marks the fourth straight week the Eagles have cracked the soccer outlet's top 25.
October 25, 2010
Sophomore Deion Jones accounted for both goals over two games last week for the No. 21 FGCU men's soccer team and in the process earned his first-ever Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week accolade, announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
October 23, 2010
It took just four short years for the FGCU men's soccer program to bring an A-Sun Conference championship to sunny Fort Myers, Fla. Defeating Stetson for the first time in program history with a double-overtime game-winner on Friday, the No. 21 Eagles clinched at least a share of the conference championship with a 1-0 victory over the Hatters.
October 22, 2010
This edition of Hear From the A-Sun Weekly Award Winners we talk with FGCU's Kathleen Hunter and Matt O'Shaughnessy about their upcoming games against in-state rival Stetson.
October 21, 2010
In a battle of the top two teams in the A-Sun standings, the No. 21 Eagles will look to clinch a share of their first-ever championship as they play host to Stetson on Friday evening at the FGCU Soccer Complex. The match is scheduled for a 7 p.m. kickoff and will be part of the A-Sun's efforts to assist the Coaches vs. Cancer Foundation.
October 19, 2010
After taking a 1-0 lead just six minutes into the game, the No. 21 FGCU men's soccer team suffered its first loss since Sept. 10 as visiting FAU rallied with two straight goals to defeat the Eagles, 2-1, in a non-conference showdown Tuesday evening at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 19, 2010
Riding an program-best eight-game win streak and owning an unblemished 6-0 record in the Atlantic Sun Conference, the FGCU men's soccer team moved up three spots to No. 21 in this week's Soccer America Top 25 poll, announced Tuesday evening.
October 19, 2010
On the strength of a pair of A-Sun road wins over Campbell, 1-0, and Mercer, 3-1, last week, No. 24 FGCU climbed to the 12th position in the latest NCAA RPI Rankings, announced by the governing body on Tuesday. The current ranking is a nine spot improvement from last week's initial RPI ranking of the year, which had the Eagles No. 21 overall.
October 18, 2010
To wrap up the non-conference portion of the schedule, the No. 24 FGCU men's soccer team will host in-state rival FAU on Tuesday at the FGCU Soccer Complex, beginning at 7 p.m. This season, the Blue and Green are 4-2-2 against non-conference foes, including 2-0-1 in contests at home.
October 18, 2010
After posting a pair of A-Sun wins over Campbell and Mercer this past weekend to extend its program-record win streak to eight games, the No. 24 FGCU men's soccer team retained its sixth spot in the NSCAA South Region rankings, announced by the outlet on Monday afternoon.
October 18, 2010
Heading a defensive unit that allowed just eight shots on goal through a pair of weekend conference contests and picked up its fourth straight shutout with the win over Campbell, senior defenseman Matthew O'Shaughnessy earned Atlantic Sun Defensive Player of the Week honors, announced by the conference office on Monday.
October 16, 2010
Closing out the road portion of the 2010 schedule, the No. 24 FGCU men's soccer team defended their national ranking and their spot atop the A-Sun standings by defeating Mercer, 3-1, on Saturday evening in Macon, Ga. Three student-athletes found the back of the net for the Blue and Green in the contest.
October 14, 2010
Extending their perfect A-Sun conference start to five games, the No. 24 FGCU men's soccer team dropped Campbell, 1-0, on Thursday evening in Buies Creek, N.C. Striking midway through the second half of play, sophomore Andres Navas provided the decisive tally for the Eagles.
October 14, 2010
In the wake of a victories over national powerhouses, a 4-0 conference start and a national ranking, reigning A-Sun Coach of the Year Bob Butehorn and the FGCU men's soccer team have earned a lot of national attention over recent weeks. For their stellar play, the No. 24 Eagles are currently a featured article on TopDrawerSoccer.com.
October 13, 2010
Tied for first in the A-Sun standings, the No. 24 FGCU men's soccer team looks to stay unbeaten in conference play as it closes out the road portion of the schedule. The Eagles travel to Buies Creek, N.C. to face Campbell on Thursday, Oct. 14 and then to Macon, Ga. to take on Mercer on Saturday, Oct. 16, with a 7 p.m. kick-off in each contest.
October 13, 2010
In just his fourth season at the helm of the FGCU men's soccer program, head coach Bob Butehorn already holds an A-Sun Coach of the Year award and a national ranking. Recognizing his accomplishments, the NCAA has highlighted Butehorn and the No. 24 Eagles in the most recent edition of its Men's Soccer Blog.
October 13, 2010
In the season's first release of the NCAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI) rankings, the FGCU men's soccer team (8-2-2, 4-0) was slotted 21st in the nation out of 204 Division I programs, joining schools from the BIG EAST, BIG TEN, PAC 10, ACC, MAC and C-USA who also cracked the top 25.
October 12, 2010
The FGCU men's soccer team busy week of accolades continued on Tuesday with the release of Soccer America's Top 25 poll as they earned the 24th spot in the soccer outlet's weekly ranking.
October 12, 2010
The 2010 FGCU Men's Soccer Media Guide is now available for the general public. As the Eagles take the pitch in 2010, guided by fourth-year head coach Bob Butehorn, fans have the opportunity to get an in-depth look at the team with the most complete publication printed with regards to the FGCU men's soccer program.
October 11, 2010
Remaining unbeaten in A-Sun competition (4-0) with a pair of conference shutouts over the weekend, the FGCU men's soccer team moved up one spot into sixth place in the NSCAA South Region rankings that were unveiled on Monday afternoon. The Eagles moved past ACC member Wake Forest who previously occupied the sixth slot.
October 11, 2010
For the second time this season and the fifth time in his career, redshirt junior goalkeeper Adam Glick's efforts in net earned him Atlantic Sun Defensive Player of the Week honors, announced by the conference office on Monday.
October 11, 2010
After helping No. 25 FGCU post a 2-0 conference weekend with two goals and one assist over a pair of Atlantic Sun contests, sophomore Deion Jones earned a spot on the TopDrawerSoccer.com National Team of the Week, announced Monday afternoon.
October 10, 2010
The No. 25 FGCU men's soccer team made quick work of regionally-ranked East Tennessee State on Sunday evening, scoring three first half goals over a 13-minute span en route to a convincing 5-0 Atlantic Sun win at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 08, 2010
The No. 25 FGCU men's soccer team remained unbeaten in A-Sun conference play following a 2-0 victory over USC Upstate on Friday evening at the FGCU Soccer Complex. Sophomore Deion Jones recorded the opening goal and assisted junior Cristian Raudales for the second tally of the night.
October 07, 2010
The No. 25 FGCU men's soccer team looks to stay undefeated in conference play and extend its four-game winning streak when they welcome a pair of A-Sun schools to the FGCU Soccer complex this weekend. The Eagles host USC Upstate on Friday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. and regionally-ranked ETSU on Sunday, Oct. 10 at 6 p.m.
October 05, 2010
The FGCU men's soccer team made headlines yet again with the release of Soccer America's National Top 25 poll on Tuesday. The Eagles earned their first national ranking in program history, as the media outlet selected the Blue and Green No. 25 in the nation.
October 05, 2010
After knocking off a pair of A-Sun foes over the weekend, the FGCU men's soccer team picked up six votes in the NSCAA/HendrickCars.com National Top 25 Rankings, announced by the outlet on Tuesday afternoon.
October 04, 2010
Despite sweeping the A-Sun opening weekend for the first time, the FGCU men's soccer team slipped to the seventh spot in the NSCAA South Region rankings, announced by the media outlet on Monday. The Eagles headed into the pair of contests over the weekend in the sixth spot in the region.
October 03, 2010
The regionally-ranked FGCU men's soccer team swept the opening weekend of A-Sun conference play with a 2-0 defeat of Belmont on Sunday afternoon in Nashville, Tenn. Freshman Donovan Henry and sophomore William Morse each scored their first collegiate goal helping the Eagles to their first 2-0 conference start.
October 02, 2010
The FGCU men's soccer team opened Atlantic Sun competition with a 2-1 overtime victory over Lipscomb on Friday evening in Nashville, Tenn. Freshman Ryan Price tied the game at one apiece midway through the first half, and junior Josey Portillo claimed the victory with the decisive goal in the first overtime period.
September 30, 2010
For the third straight season, the FGCU men's soccer team will hit the road to open Atlantic Sun Conference play. The Eagles take their 4-2-2 record to Nashville, Tenn. this weekend for contests with Lipscomb on Friday at 8:30 p.m. and Belmont on Sunday at 1:05 p.m.
September 28, 2010
The 2-1 victory over regionally-ranked FIU on Friday was enough to move the FGCU men's soccer team up one spot into sixth place in the NSCAA South Region rankings and earn the squad a pair of votes in the NSCAA/HendrickCars.com National Top 25 Rankings, announced by the media outlet on Tuesday.
September 24, 2010
A pair of goals in the first half helped the FGCU men's soccer team jump out to a two-goal lead and hold on for a 2-1 win over visiting FIU in a non-conference matchup on Friday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
September 23, 2010
In its final tune-up before hitting conference play, the FGCU men's soccer team will kick off with FIU on Friday at the FGCU Soccer Complex. The two regionally ranked schools each bring a conference Player of the Week goalkeeper into the 7 p.m. contest.
September 21, 2010
In the most recent edition of the NSCAA/HendrickCars.com Rankings, the FGCU men's soccer team was slotted seventh in the South Region. This marks the second time this season the Eagles' have appeared in the top 10 in the regional rankings.
September 20, 2010
For his brick wall defensive efforts in goal at the Embassy Suites Kick-Off Classic over the weekend, redshirt junior goalkeeper Adam Glick (Leola, Pa./Conestoga Valley HS) earned his fourth career Atlantic Sun Conference Defensive Player of the Week honor, announced by the conference on Monday.
September 18, 2010
Freshman Ryan Price's goal in the 64th minute of play broke a scoreless tie and sent the FGCU men's soccer team to a dramatic 1-0 win over No. 5 Ohio State on Saturday evening in front of a record-breaking crowd of 1,322 fans at the FGCU Soccer Complex in the final game of the Embassy Suites Kick-Off Classic.
September 17, 2010
Redshirt junior Adam Glick's (Leola, Pa./Conestoga Valley HS) diving save on a Drexel penalty in the 107th minute of double-overtime helped FGCU fend off a heart-breaking loss and hold on for a 1-1 tie against the visiting Dragons Thursday night during the Embassy Suites Kick-Off Classic.
September 16, 2010
The FGCU men's soccer team will make its home debut this Thursday when it welcomes three teams to FGCU Soccer Complex for the 2010 Embassy Suites Kick-Off Classic. The two-day tournament will be held on Thurs., Sept. 16 and Sat., Sept. 18 beginning at 5 p.m. each day and will feature Drexel, FGCU, No. 9 Ohio State and No. 24 USF.
September 12, 2010
In their second contest at the Marquette Invitational the FGCU men's soccer team played to a scoreless draw with Valparaiso on Sunday afternoon at Valley Fields in Milwaukee, Wis. Redshirt junior keeper Adam Glick (Leola, Pa./Conestoga Valley HS) deflected seven shots on goal in the match.
September 10, 2010
Another goal in the opening minutes of play had the FGCU men's soccer team in an uphill battle in their first contest at the Marquette Invitational. Facing off with host Marquette, the Eagles dropped the Friday evening contest, 1-0.
September 09, 2010
Opening the season with back-to-back victories for the first time in program history, the FGCU men's soccer team earned the fifth spot in the NSCAA South Regional poll and 23 votes in the first NSCAA/adidas Top 25 poll. The Eagles will hit the road for a pair of weekend contests against at the Marquette Invitational.
September 08, 2010
Recording five points on two goals and an assist in the opening two contests, FGCU men's soccer sophomore Deion Jones has certainly provided an offensive spark for the Eagles on the pitch. For his stellar play to open the season, College Soccer News joins the list of media outlets naming Jones to their National Team of the Week.
September 07, 2010
With two goals and one assist over three games in the opening week of the regular season, FGCU men's soccer sophomore Deion Jones (Tampa, Fla./Freedom HS) has been named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Men's Team of the Week, announced on Tuesday.
September 07, 2010
After opening the 2010 season with back-to-back victories at No. 13 USF and at VCU, the FGCU men's soccer team earned a spot in the NSCAA South Region rankings on Tuesday morning, snagging the fifth spot on the top 10 poll.
September 06, 2010
A pair of goals in the opening 10 minutes proved to be too much to overcome, as the FGCU men's soccer team fell to Old Dominion, 2-0, in their second competition at the Richmond Classic on Monday afternoon in Richmond, Va.
September 04, 2010
In their opening contest at the Richmond Classic, the FGCU men's soccer used every last second of the double overtime match with host VCU to earn a 2-1 victory on Saturday evening in Richmond, Va. Senior Matthew O'Shaughnessy scored at the 109:59 mark on a 60-yard free kick to claim victory in sudden death fashion.
September 03, 2010
Fresh off Wednesday night's win at No. 13 USF, the FGCU men's soccer team will head to Richmond, Va. for a pair of contests at Sports Backers Stadium as part of the Richmond Classic. The Eagles will face-off against a pair of CAA schools, beginning with host VCU on Saturday, Sept. 4 at 7:30 p.m. and ODU at noon on Monday, Sept. 6.
September 02, 2010
The FGCU men's soccer team opened the 2010 campaign in style on Wednesday night, using a pair of second half goals to defeat No. 13 USF, 2-1, in front of 1,424 fans at USF Soccer Stadium.
September 01, 2010
Each day from August 26th through September 1st, the Atlantic Sun Conference will preview the upcoming 2010 Men's Soccer season with the A-Sun Two-A-Days, where we interview a player or coach from each of the eleven A-Sun teams. Today we talked with FGCU's senior defenseman Caleib Lynch.
September 01, 2010
The FGCU men's soccer team will officially open the 2010 campaign on Wednesday evening with a tough road contest against No. 16 USF in Tampa, Fla. at USF Soccer Stadium. Kick-off is slated for 7:15 p.m.
August 31, 2010
With the official start of the season just 24 hours away, FGCU men's soccer freshman Ryan Price has been named to College Soccer News annual “Top 100 Freshmen to Keep an Eye On“ list during the 2010 campaign.
August 28, 2010
In a game that featured three lightning delays and a combined 45 fouls, the FGCU men's soccer battled Rollins College to a 0-0 draw in an exhibition contest that started on Saturday afternoon and lasted into the evening hours at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
August 25, 2010
In the first exhibition contest of the young season, a pair of goals off the foot of freshman forward Ryan Price moved the FGCU men's soccer team to a 2-0 victory over the University of Tampa on Wednesday evening at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
August 19, 2010
The FGCU men's soccer program claimed six of the 20 spots on the 2010 Atlantic Sun Players to Watch list announced by TopDrawerSoccer.com earlier this week, the most by any of the 10 A-Sun institutions.
August 17, 2010
Returning 23 players from last year's club that finished third in the regular season standings, the FGCU men's soccer team was predicted to repeat that finish in the 2010 Atlantic Sun preseason coaches' poll, announced by the league office on Tuesday.
August 17, 2010
With the season-opener rapidly approaching, the FGCU men's soccer team returned to the pitch on Monday morning for the first practice of the 2010 campaign.
August 03, 2010
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team and head coach Bob Butehorn have announced the signing of five additional recruits for the 2010 season. Joining the class of 2014, the newest additions to the Eagle soccer program are Juan Castellon, Donovan Henry, Nick Patterson, Henry Penagos, and Kevin Suarez.
August 02, 2010
With a 2-1 victory in the Southern Conference final on Friday evening, junior Josey Portillo (Metairie, La.) and the Baton Rouge Capitals defeated sophomore Westin Vallentine (Spring, Texas) and the Houston Leones, securing their spot in the final four of the 2010 PDL Playoffs.
July 31, 2010
Following victories with their respective clubs on Friday evening, junior Josey Portillo (Metairie, La.) and sophomore Westin Vallentine (Spring, Texas) will now meet in the Southern Conference Championship of the 2010 PDL Playoffs on Sunday at 7 p.m. CT.
July 30, 2010
As the 2010 USL Premier Development League playoffs get underway this weekend, two members of the 2010 FGCU men's soccer team will be part of the competition. With Friday evening victories, junior Josey Portillo's (Metairie, La.) Baton Rouge Capitals and sophomore Westin Vallentine's (Spring, Texas) Houston Leones would meet in the Southern Conference Regional Finals
July 22, 2010
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team will hold open tryouts on August 27 from 4-6 p.m. at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
July 16, 2010
Coming off a season in which it finished third in the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season standings, the FGCU men's soccer program released its 2010 schedule on Friday.
July 10, 2010
The FGCU men's soccer program currently has six players competing throughout the summer months. Three players are participating in the United Soccer League's Premier Development League (PDL), two student-athletes have been selected to youth club teams, and one other Eagle has been added to the U-20 Canadian National team.
May 26, 2010
Three members of the Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team will take time to play in United Soccer League's Premier Development League (PDL) this summer.
May 11, 2010
Canada's men's U-20 team has announced its 21-man roster for the upcoming camp in Netherlands and FGCU men's soccer player Jelani Smith has been named to the squad.
May 08, 2010
An A-Sun Conference internal audit conducted on all-conference balloting resulted in the discovery of inconsistencies that led to All-Conference honors and individual award winners being added in three sports. FGCU men's soccer head coach Bob Butehorn has been named 2009 A-Sun Coach of the Year.
March 23, 2010
The FGCU men's soccer team will host the North American Soccer League's Miami FC at the FGCU Soccer Complex on Sunday, March 28th at 6 p.m. The exhibition marks the first time the FGCU men's soccer program has hosted a professional club.
March 22, 2010
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team and head coach Bob Butehorn have announced the signing of three NLI's for the 2010 season. Representing the class of 2014, the newest additions to the team include Billy Fanning, Christopher Moffett, and Ryan Price.
March 03, 2010
Bob Butehorn, head men's soccer coach at Florida Gulf Coast University, and his staff have announced the dates for their 2010 Summer Camps. Butehorn and his staff will hold a Senior ID Academy for ages 14-18 (July 7-10) and a Junior Academy for ages 10-13 (July 11-14) at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
February 26, 2010
The FGCU men's soccer team competed in the second match of the spring season on Friday afternoon against Major League Soccer's D.C. United at IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla. The Eagles allowed only one goal in the 90 minute match against D.C. United's first team.
February 13, 2010
The FGCU men's soccer team opened the 2010 spring season with a 4-1 victory over the United States Under-17 National Team at the FGCU Soccer Complex on Saturday evening in an exhibition match to raise money for Haitian relief. Freshman Andres Navas led the way for the Eagles with a goal and two assists.
February 08, 2010
In an effort to help the victims of the Haitian earthquake, the FGCU men's soccer team will host the United States Under-17 National Team at the FGCU Soccer Complex on Saturday, February 13th, at 6:00 pm. Donations collected at the game will go to the Florida Gulf Coast University's earthquake relief efforts in Haiti, however, admission is free.
January 06, 2010
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team will hold open tryouts on January 20 from 4-5:30 p.m. at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
December 09, 2009
In a massive warehouse full of toys and groceries, the FGCU men's soccer team helped the Salvation Army prepare to make a special holiday for those less fortunate on December 5. The team helped organize and arrange thousands upon thousands of toys for children of all ages, in addition to helping bag and stack over 5,000 bags of groceries.
December 02, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast men's soccer team helped serve the local community on Monday and Tuesday at the Community Cooperative Ministries Incorporated Soup Kitchen on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard in Fort Myers. The CCMI soup kitchen serves lunch six days a week to homeless and at-risk individuals and families.
December 02, 2009
The FGCU men's and women's soccer programs received national recognition when the 2009 NSCAA College Team Academic Award Winners were announced. A total of 470 soccer teams (141 men, 329 women) posted a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Of that total, only 97 schools had both their men's and women's programs recognized.
November 05, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team earned five Atlantic Sun awards as the All-Conference teams were announced on Thursday. Receiving honors were Goalkeeper Matthew Smith, Defenseman Matthew O'Shaughnessy, Midfielder Cristian Raudales, and Freshmen Westin Vallentine and Jeremy Vollmer.
November 01, 2009
Heading into the weekend, the Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team was still in pursuit of the A-Sun Regular Season Title. However, Campbell's win over Jacksonville on Saturday earned the Camels the A-Sun Regular Season Title outright. Sunday's match with Stetson then became a battle for second place overall in the conference.
October 26, 2009
FGCU's Jonathan Koshko's two game-winning goals over the weekend earned him A-Sun Player of the Week Honors the conference announced on Monday afternoon.
October 24, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team handed the Campbell Camels their first conference loss in almost two years during a 4-0 win on Saturday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 22, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team netted two goals in a 10 minute span in the second half en route to a thrilling 2-1 win over A-Sun foe Mercer on Thursday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 21, 2009
As the 2009 soccer season nears completion, the Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team is set to play the final two home games of the year. The Eagles are to host A-Sun Conference games against Mercer on Thursday and Campbell on Saturday at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 18, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer needed overtime to tally the decisive goal against the Spartans of USC Upstate on Sunday afternoon in Spartanburg, S.C. Freshman Westin Vallentine put a shot just inside the right post in the 96th minute to lift FGCU to a 1-0 victory.
October 16, 2009
After picking up two hard earned A-Sun victories last weekend, the FGCU men's soccer team was unable to keep the streak alive, falling 3-0 to the Buccaneers of East Tennessee State in Johnson City, Tenn. on Friday afternoon.
October 15, 2009
Coming off a weekend of solid performances, the FGCU men's soccer team hits the road for a pair of A-Sun Conference games. The Eagles will take on the Buccaneers of East Tennessee State on Friday at 4 p.m. and against the Spartans of USC Upstate on Sunday at 2 p.m.
October 12, 2009
FGCU's Matt Smith earned Atlantic Sun Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors after allowing only one goal in two matches as the Eagles posted a prefect 2-0 record on the weekend.
October 11, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team scored two unanswered goals in the final minutes of the game to pick up a 2-1 win over Atlantic Sun Conference opponent, Lipscomb, on Sunday afternoon at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 09, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team got their second conference win of the season with a 4-0 defeat of Belmont at the FGCU Soccer Complex on Friday evening. Sophomore Manuel Gonzalez earned his first two goals of the season in the victory.
October 07, 2009
Bob Butehorn, head men's soccer coach at Florida Gulf Coast University, has announced the dates and opened registration for the 2010 Winter ID Camp.
October 07, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team will host a pair of conference games this weekend at the FGCU Soccer Complex. The Eagles will compete against Belmont on Friday at 7 p.m and against Lipscomb on Sunday at 2 p.m.
October 04, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team fell to Jacksonville University 4-1 in their second conference match of the season on Sunday afternoon in Jacksonville, Fla. Junior Jonathan Koshko scored the lone goal for the Eagles.
October 02, 2009
Following a two week break in play, the FGCU men's soccer team opened up conference play with a 3-0 defeat of North Florida in Jacksonville, Fla. on Friday evening. The Eagles netted one goal in the first half and followed it with two goals in the second half.
September 30, 2009
The FGCU Men's Soccer team will head to Jacksonville, Fla. for a pair of conference games this weekend. The Eagles will face North Florida on Friday at 7 p.m. and Jacksonville on Sunday at 2 p.m.
September 20, 2009
Despite a strong effort, the FGCU men's soccer team was unable to overcome an early deficit, falling 3-2 to UNLV in the final game of the UNLV Rebel Classic on Sunday afternoon. Freshman Westin Vallentine netted both goals for the Eagles.
September 19, 2009
The FGCU Men's Soccer Team got back on the winning track with a 3-0 win over UC Riverside at the UNLV Rebel Classic in Las Vegas, Nev. on Friday night. Freshmen Westin Vallentine, Jelani Smith, and Donatto Punyed each put shots into the back of the net for the Eagles.
September 13, 2009
The FGCU Men's Soccer team came up short in their second consecutive overtime game at the Diadora/Spinx Invitational, this time losing 2-1 to the College of Charleston on Sunday afternoon.
September 11, 2009
In the opening game of the Diadora/Spinx Invitational, the FGCU Men's Soccer team played Furman University to a 2-2 draw. Cristian Raudales and Westin Vallentine both scored goals for the Eagles.
September 10, 2009
After receiving NSCAA South Regional votes, the FGCU Men's Soccer team heads to Greenville, S.C. for the Diadora/Spinx Furman Invitational for matches against Furman University and the College of Charleston.
September 07, 2009
The FGCU Men's Soccer team came out on the wrong side of a 1-0 overtime thriller at FAU on Monday night at the FAU Soccer Stadium.
September 07, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team hits the road once again, travelling to Boca Raton to take on the Owls of Florida Atlantic University. Game time is scheduled for Monday, September 7th at 7 p.m. at the FAU Soccer Stadium.
September 05, 2009
In the 2009 home opener, the FGCU men's soccer team surrendered a goal in the 87th minute to fall to No. 11 USF Bulls in a closely contested match at the FGCU Soccer Complex on Saturday night.
September 03, 2009
Coming off a 1-0 win at FIU, the FGCU men's soccer team is set to host their first home game of the season as they try to “White Out” the No. 11 USF Bulls at the FGCU Soccer Complex Saturday at 7 p.m. The first 150 fans in attendance will receive free white t-shirts.
September 02, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team used a goal from Cristian Raudales off a penalty kick to open up the 2009 campaign with a 1-0 win at FIU on Tuesday night.
September 01, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team is set to open the 2009 campaign as the Eagles travel to Miami to take on the Golden Panthers of FIU.
August 26, 2009
The 2009 FGCU Soccer Media Guides are now available for the general public.
August 22, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University Men's Soccer team defeated Eckerd College 1-0 at the FGCU Soccer Complex on Saturday evening.
August 21, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team will host Eckerd College in an exhibition match on Saturday, August 22 at 6 p.m. at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
August 20, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team, which finished 6-10-2 overall (3-5-1 A-Sun) in 2008, was picked to finish sixth in the preseason men's soccer poll, the conference office announced on Thursday.
August 18, 2009
The FGCU Men's Soccer exhibition against Florida Southern College has been cancelled due to inclement weather in the Fort Myers area.
August 17, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team is set to commence its third season of play Tuesday, Aug. 18, when the Eagles host the Mocs of Florida Southern in an exhibition match at 6 p.m. at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
August 11, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team will hold open tryouts to fill roster spots for the upcoming 2009 season. The tryouts will be held on August 24 from 4-6 p.m. at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
August 10, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team will begin preparations for the 2009 season, the third campaign in program history, on Saturday, Aug. 15 when it assembles at the FGCU Soccer Complex for its first practice.
July 23, 2009
In a continuing effort to reach out to Eagles fans in new ways, FGCU men's soccer has launched an official Twitter page.
July 17, 2009
Incoming FGCU men's soccer player Jeremy Vollmer led his team, Carmel United SC, to the U.S. Soccer Academy National Championship Thursday night.
June 05, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team has announced its schedule for the 2009 regular season.
April 29, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer program and head coach Bob Butehorn has announced the signing of six National Letters of Intent for the FGCU class of 2013.
April 07, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team finished off the spring season with a 2-1 win over Barry University at home on Saturday, then celebrated the end of an amazing year with a banquet for family and friends on Sunday.
April 06, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team was the subject of a WGCU radio story because of their continued involvement with the Boys and Girls Club and Big Brothers/Big Sisters.
March 31, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer program has developed a program designed to teach elementary school students the benefits of taking care of their bodies and being good teammates.
March 27, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team defeated Eckerd College on Friday night 2-0 to extend their spring win streak to five games and improve the spring record to 6-1.
March 21, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team defeated the United States U-17 National Team 2-1 on Saturday at the FGCU Soccer Complex. A large, energized crowd was on-hand to watch the Eagles outlast the American squad in a thrilling exhibition
March 20, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team will host the United States U-17 National Team on Saturday evening, March 21 at the FGCU Soccer Complex. Kickoff is set for 6:30 pm.
March 16, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer defeated the Venezuelan U-17 National Team on Monday night by a score of 3-2 at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
March 11, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team will face the Venezuelan U-17 National Team and the United States U-17 National Team at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
March 08, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team picked up wins against Stetson and Webber International and fell 1-0 to Notre Dame during Sunday's exhibition games held at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
March 02, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team will host Notre Dame, Stetson and Webber International in a series of exhibition matches on Sunday March 8.
February 28, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team opened its spring season on Saturday, coming away with a decisive 3-1 victory over visiting St. Leo
February 05, 2009
Pedro Cavalcanti spent several days in Ecuador this January as part of the Padrino outreach program designed to provide underprivileged children with an education and a more stable, more promising way of life.
January 17, 2009
Florida Gulf Coast had 52 student-athletes named to the Atlantic Sun Conference's Fall All-Academic teams in a statement released by the conference office on Thursday afternoon.
January 13, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team will hold spring open tryouts to fill roster spots for the upcoming 2009 season. The tryouts will be held on January 23 from 4-6 p.m. at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
January 05, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer program held its High School ID Camp from January 2-4 at the FGCU Soccer Complex, and the event was a complete success.
December 15, 2008
In a massive warehouse full of toys and groceries, the FGCU men's soccer team helped the Salvation Army prepare to make a special holiday for those less fortunate on December 10.
December 04, 2008
Wearing aprons instead of cleats, the FGCU men's soccer team worked with the Guadalupe Center of Immokalee to serve the community of Immokalee on November 21.
November 11, 2008
FGCU's leaders in goals this season, Francesco DiStefano and Scott Harrison earned Atlantic Sun All Freshman Team honors, the conference announced Tuesday.
November 10, 2008
FGCU goalkeeper Adam Glick anchored the Eagles defense to pick up his fourth shutout of the season to earn his third career Defensive Player of the Week award, the conference announced Monday.
November 08, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team finished the 2008 campaign on a winning note by defeating FAU on Saturday night by the score of 2-0.
November 07, 2008
The FGCU men's soccer team looks to wrap up the 2008 campaign on a winning note as they play host to FAU Saturday night. The match is set to kick-off at 7 pm.
November 02, 2008
The FGCU men's soccer team (5-10-2, 3-5-1 A-Sun) played USC Upstate (2-14-1, 1-7-1 A-Sun) to a 2-2 tie on Sunday, Nov. 2 at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 31, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team kept up its winning ways by defeating ETSU on Friday night by the score of 3-0.
October 30, 2008
The FGCU men's soccer team looks to continue its winning ways as they play host to ESTU and USC Upstate this weekend. The ETSU game will start at 7 pm start and the Upstate game is now a 12:30 pm start.
October 28, 2008
Bob Butehorn, head men's soccer coach at Florida Gulf Coast University, has announced the dates and opened registration for his 2009 Winter High School ID Camp.
October 26, 2008
The FGCU men's soccer team finished its regular season road schedule with an exciting 2-1 win over Lipscomb.
October 25, 2008
FGCU gave up a goal in the 87th minute and fell to the Belmont men's soccer team by a final score of 2-1 at Drakes Creek Park in Hendersonville, Tenn. on Saturday morning.
October 24, 2008
The FGCU men's soccer team (3-9-1, 1-4-0 Atlantic Sun) game at Belmont slated for Friday afternoon at 1 p.m. has been postponed due to inclement weather, it was announced on Friday.
October 23, 2008
The FGCU men's soccer team looks to rebound after a tough loss to Jacksonville as they head to Nashville, Tenn. to take on Belmont and Lipscomb this weekend.
October 19, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer dropped its fourth conference match of the season by losing to Jacksonville 2-0 on Sunday afternoon.
October 17, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team scored a program record seven goals and used a pair of two-goal performances from Francesco DiStefano (Kissimmee, Fla.) and Scott Harrison (Cocoa, Fla.) to defeat North Florida on Friday night by the score of 7-1.
October 14, 2008
The FGCU men's soccer team has begun working with both the Big Brothers/Big Sisters and the Boys and Girls Club programs of Southwest Florida. This brand new partnership, designed with the team in mind, is an after school mentoring program in the Hispanic community of Pueblo Bonito in Bonita Springs, FL.
October 11, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer fell to the Hatters of Stetson by the score of 1-0 on Saturday night.
October 09, 2008
The FGCU men's soccer team looks to capture its first conference win of the 2008 campaign as the Eagles play host to Stetson on Saturday, October 11 at 7 p.m.
October 04, 2008
Francesco DiStefano and Sam Staudt scored goals Saturday night as the Eagles fell to Campbell by a final of 3-2 in Atlantic Sun Conference competition.
October 02, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer dropped its second consecutive game as they fell to the Mercer Bears by the final score of 4-1.
September 28, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer fell to the Golden Panthers of FIU by the score of 1-0 on Sunday night.
September 25, 2008
The FGCU men's soccer team looks to continue its winning ways as the Eagles host FIU Sunday, September 28 at 7 p.m.
September 21, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team got back on the winning track by defeating the Fairfield Stags 3-1 in its final game of the Embassy Suites Classic.
September 19, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer dropped its first game of the Embassy Suites Classic by losing to Holy Cross 2-0 on Friday night.
September 17, 2008
The FGCU Eagles Men's Soccer Team will be hosting the Embassy Suites Classic at FGCU's Soccer Complex this weekend. The Embassy Suites Kick-Off Classic kicks off Friday night with the Eagles taking on Holy Cross at 7 p.m. On Sunday afternoon, the Eagles will face off against Fairfield at 1 p.m.
September 12, 2008
The FGCU men's soccer team (1-3-1) gave up two goals midway through the first half and dropped its home-opener to Seattle University, 2-1, Friday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
September 10, 2008
After beginning the year with four road games, the FGCU men's soccer team will host its first home game of the season on Friday against Seattle at 7 p.m.
September 09, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team has been ranked #6 in the South Region by the NSCAA after the second week of competition.
September 07, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer dropped its final game of the Mayor's Cup by losing to Syracuse 3-0 on Sunday afternoon.
September 05, 2008
The FGCU men's soccer team (1-1-1) played Hartwick (0-2-1) to a 0-0 tie on Friday, Sept. 5 in the opening match of the 33rd Mayor's Cup held at Hartwick's Elmore Field.
September 03, 2008
The 2008 FGCU soccer media guide is now available online. Check out the 68 pages devoted to the Eagles, including a look back at the 2007 inaugural season.
September 03, 2008
The FGCU men's soccer team travels to Oneonta, N.Y. this weekend for the prestigious Mayor's Cup. The Green and Blue plays twice during the tournament, opening with a 7:30 p.m. match on Friday, Sept. 5 versus Hartwick. The Eagles will also face Syracuse on Sunday, Sept. 7 at 11 a.m.
September 02, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team has been ranked #8 in the South Region by the NSCAA after the first week of competition.
September 02, 2008
FGCU's Adam Glick has been named the Soccerfla.com Player of the Week. The award goes to the top player from a Florida school for his performance over the past week.
August 31, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team captured the largest victory in program history by defeating Penn State 1-0 in its final game in the Bert and Iris Wolstein Classic at Jesse Owens Stadium. The win brings the Eagles to 1-1 on the season and secured the team a second-place finish in the tournament that also featured Ohio State and University of Central Florida.
August 30, 2008
The FGCU men's soccer team opened up the 2008 campaign by dropping a heart-breaking 2-1 decision to No. 9 Ohio State Satuday afternoon.
August 29, 2008
FGCU's match-up with No. 9 Ohio State was postponed due to lightning. The two teams will resume the match tomorrow, Aug. 30, at 2 pm at OSU's Jesse Owens Stadium.
August 28, 2008
After an impressive inaugural season, the Eagles open their second season of competition this week against No. 9 Ohio State and Penn State, on Friday and Sunday, respectively, in the Bert and Iris Wolstein Classic at Jesse Owens Stadium in Columbus.
August 23, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast University Men's Soccer team and Barry tied 1-1 at the FGCU Soccer Complex on Saturday afternoon.
August 20, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast Men's Soccer team will host Barry University in their final tune up before heading to Ohio State on Labor Day weekend. Fans are encouraged to stick around afterward to get T-shirts, schedule cards and autographs as part of "Meet the Team Day."
August 17, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast University Men's Soccer team and Eckerd College tied 2-2 at the FGCU Soccer Complex on Sunday afternoon.
August 14, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast Men's Soccer team kicks off the 2008 season with an exhibition match against the Eckerd College on Sunday, August 17 at 1:00 pm at the FGCU Soccer Complex, admission is free.
August 13, 2008
The FGCU men's soccer team, who finished 8-10-1 (3-5-1 A-Sun) and are heading into their second year in the Atlantic Sun Conference, was picked to finish fifth in the preseason men's soccer poll, the conference office announced on Wednesday.
August 13, 2008
The FGCU men's soccer team, who finished 8-10-1 (3-5-1 A-Sun) and are heading into their second year in the Atlantic Sun Conference, was picked to finish fifth in the preseason men's soccer poll, the conference office announced on Wednesday.
July 24, 2008
Florida Gulf Coast University freshmen Kevin Ante and Cristian Raudales were named to the "100 Freshmen to Keep an Eye on in 2008" list by College Soccer News.
July 24, 2008
Florida Gulf Coast University freshmen Kevin Ante and Cristian Raudales were named to the "100 Freshmen to Keep an Eye on in 2008" list by College Soccer News.
July 01, 2008
The FGCU men's soccer program held two summer camps in June, and both were a huge success. Campers, ranging in age from 6-18, worked directly with the FGCU staff both on and off campus.
April 25, 2008
FGCU sophomore goalkeeper Derek Miller will travel to Brazil for one month this summer to study in the world's largest wetland. Miller, an honors student with a 4.0 GPA, will travel with two other FGCU students to study the history and culture of the Pantanal region of Brazil.
March 31, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer program has announced the signing of seven National Letters of Intent for the FGCU class of 2012, joining one student-athlete who enrolled at FGCU this spring.
March 27, 2008
The FGCU men's soccer team has announced its schedule for the 2008 regular season.
February 27, 2008
Bob Butehorn, head men's soccer coach at Florida Gulf Coast University, has announced the dates and opened registration for his 2008 Summer Camps. Butehorn and the FGCU staff will hold a Day Camp at North Collier Regional Park in Naples (June 16-20), as well as an Overnight Camp on the FGCU campus (June 25-28).
February 13, 2008
The FGCU men's team cordially invites fans to attend its "Friends and Family Day" on Saturday, April 5. Join the Eagles in celebrating the accomplishments of the inaugural season.
January 14, 2008
The 2007 NSCAA Florida High School Player of the Year, Cristian Raudales, has joined the 2008 Eagle soccer team and is already on campus and enrolled in classes this spring after graduating high school a semester early.
January 10, 2008
The FGCU Men' Soccer Winter Camp was a complete success in its inaugural year. Over 80 campers turned out for this year's camp, ranging in age from 8-18.
January 08, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team will hold spring tryouts to fill roster spots for the upcoming 2008 season. The tryouts will be held on January 25 from 4-6 p.m. on the intramural field.
December 10, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team helped the Salvation Army set up their Christmas Cheer Toyland in Fort Myers on Tuesday, December 4.
December 06, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters this fall, laying the foundation for a relationship that will benefit the Southwest Florida youth, as well as the FGCU student-athletes, for many years to come.
December 05, 2007
Construction of the new FGCU Soccer Complex took a big step in its completion process. On Wednesday morning, (Dec. 5) workers began laying sod on the new facility that will house the FGCU men's and women's soccer teams.
November 28, 2007
The inaugural FGCU men's soccer season will forever be remembered in FGCU Athletics history. The Eagles finished their inaugural campaign with an 8-10-1 overall record, including wins over Coastal Carolina and UNLV. FGCU also earn a tie with A-Sun preseason favorite and eventual A-Sun Champion, Campbell.
November 13, 2007
Freshmen Adam Glick and Anthony Forde have been named to the Atlantic Sun Conference All-Freshman Team the conference office announced today.
November 07, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer dropped the season finale of its inaugural season by losing to the FIU Panthers 2-0 on Wednesday evening.
November 04, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team rallied from a 1-0 deficit to defeat Howard 2-1 in OT to win the final home game of the program's inaugural season
November 01, 2007
The FGCU men's soccer team will host its final home game of the inaugural season when it hosts the Bison of Howard University on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 12 p.m.
October 28, 2007
The FGCU men's soccer team wrapped up the Atlantic Sun regular season by dropping a heart-breaking 4-3 decision to Gardner-Webb Sunday afternoon.
October 26, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team used a two goal performance from Colin Gill and a three goal second half to defeat USC-Upstate Friday night by the score of 4-0.
October 25, 2007
The FGCU men's soccer team looks to finish the Atlantic Sun regular season with two victories when it heads to the Carolina's to take the field against two A-Sun Conference foes.
October 21, 2007
The FGCU men's soccer team lost its fourth A-Sun contest of the season, dropping a 1-0 decision to the Belmont Bruins Sunday afternoon at North Collier Regional Park in Naples, Fla.
October 20, 2007
Today's FGCU men's soccer game vs. Navy will be played at 7 pm at North Collier Regional Park in Naples, Fla. instead of the FGCU Soccer Field because of unplayable field conditions.
October 19, 2007
The FGCU men's soccer team lost its third A-Sun contest of the season, dropping a 2-0 decision to the Lipscomb Bison Friday night at the FGCU Soccer Field.
October 18, 2007
The FGCU men's soccer team looks to continue its winning ways as they host two A-Sun Conference foes this weekend. Friday's game will be played at FGCU, while Sunday's Game will be played in Naples, Fla. at North Collier Regional Park.
October 14, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team earned their second A-Sun victory with a 1-0 win over North Florida on Sunday afternoon.
October 12, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team dropped its second A-Sun Conference game of the season to Jacksonville, 3-0, on Friday evening.
October 11, 2007
Bob Butehorn, head men's soccer coach at Florida Gulf Coast University, and his staff will hold a winter camp on the FGCU campus from January 2-5.
October 10, 2007
The FGCU men's soccer team looks to knock off the Atlantic Sun's top two teams this weekend when it heads to Jacksonville to take the field against two A-Sun Conference foes.
October 07, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team dropped its first A-Sun Conference game of the season to Stetson, 2-1, on Sunday afternoon.
October 04, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team earned their second consecutive victory with a 3-0 win over Florida Atlantic on Thursday night.
October 01, 2007
Adam Glick's 17 saves in the opening weekend of A-Sun play has earned the freshman goalkeeper A-Sun Defensive Player of the Week Honors.
September 30, 2007
The FGCU men's soccer staff will host two Developmental Clinics this fall that will be open to the public, both boys and girls.
September 29, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team earned their first Atlantic Sun Conference victory with a 1-0 win over Mercer on Saturday night. With the win, the Eagles improve to 4-4-1 (1-0-1 A-Sun) while the Bears fall to 4-6 (0-2 A-Sun).
September 27, 2007
Adam Glick (Leola, Pa.) recorded 13 saves in the Eagles 2-2 double-overtime draw Thursday night against the Atlantic Sun Preseason favorite, Campbell Camels.
September 23, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team dropped its third consecutive game of the season, losing to Illinois-Chicago by the score of 5-0 on Sunday afternoon.
September 21, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team dropped its second consecutive game of the season, losing to Navy by the score of 4-0 on Friday night.
September 20, 2007
The FGCU Eagles Men Soccer Team will be hosting the first Men's Soccer tournament at FGCU's Soccer Field this weekend.
September 16, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team dropped its second game of the FAU Classic to Iona, 2-0, on Sunday afternoon.
September 14, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team got a goal from freshman Chris DiNapoli in the ninth minute of overtime to secure a 3-2 victory over Georgia State in the FAU Classic on Friday.
September 13, 2007
The FGCU Men's Soccer team heads to Boca Raton, Florida this weekend for the FAU Classic.
September 10, 2007
Adam Glick's six saves preserved FGCU's victory over UNLV and helped him win the Defensive Player of the Week award, announced by the conference office on Monday.
September 07, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team got back on the winning track by defeating the UNLV Runnin' Rebels 2-1 in its home opener.
September 06, 2007
How about this for your first-year Division I program's inaugural weekend: You open with a 10-0 and then turn around two days later and win, 3-2, in overtime to capture your first tournament
September 06, 2007
After beginning the year with two road games at the Coastal Carolina University/Adidas Invitational, the FGCU men's soccer team will host its first home game of the season on Friday against UNLV at 7 p.m.
September 02, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team lost for the first time during its inaugural season, falling to Furman 3-0 in the second day of action at the CCU/Adidas Invitational.
August 31, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team won the opening game of its inaugural season by defeating Coastal Carolina 3-2 in the opening day of action at the CCU/Adidas Invitational.
August 30, 2007
The FGCU men's soccer team heads to Myrtle Beach, S.C. this weekend to begin the program's inaugural season at the Coastal Carolina University/Adidas Invitational
August 14, 2007
Young, first-year Eagle soccer teams open practice. Story appears in the News-Press courtesy of Chris Umpierre.
August 13, 2007
Campbell, who returns eight starters from last season's team, was chosen as the preseason favorite to win the Atlantic Sun after garnering three of the 10 first place votes in the preseason coaches poll that was released on August 13.
August 10, 2007
FGCU freshman Matt Piccoli scored the winning goal for his U-18 team, Terryville Fire (NY East), to lead them to the Boys Under-18 United States Youth Soccer Association National Championship
August 01, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team will hold walk-on tryouts to fill roster spots for the upcoming 2007 season.
June 27, 2007
Alex Aldaz, Hobie Hare and Timothy Hogan added to staff
May 22, 2007
Eight student athletes join Coach Butehorn's first class
April 26, 2007
The Eagles first home match will be September 7 against UNLV
March 01, 2007
US Soccer Director of Coaching Education Bob Jenkins to speak at FGCU on March 6