2011-12 Men's Tennis News
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May 30, 2012
Playing for a chance to qualify for the 2012 US Open men's tennis Tournament, FGCU freshman Tianyu Bao made a run to the semifinals before falling just short at the US Open Regional Qualifier on May 26-29 at McMullen Tennis Complex in Clearwater, Fla.
May 07, 2012
A year removed from a 1-9 Atlantic Sun conference record, the FGCU men's tennis team finished the 2011-12 season with its first-ever appearance in the A-Sun championships and restored a winning tradition for the program.
April 26, 2012
After a storied run to compete in its first-ever Atlantic Sun Tournament, the FGCU men's tennis team added some depth to its roster with the addition of freshman Chris Perrigan and the signing of incoming freshman Dylan Gunning.
April 20, 2012
After dropping a tight doubles point, the sixth-seeded FGCU men's tennis team couldn’t recover, as they fell to third-seeded Stetson, 4-0, on Friday afternoon in a quarterfinal match at the Atlantic Sun Championships at the Buddy Hartsell Tennis Courts on the campus of ETSU.
April 19, 2012
After an outstanding freshman campaign, freshman Tianyu Bao highlighted the FGCU men's tennis postseason recognition, earning Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year honors and a unanimous selection to the All-Freshmen Team. Rounding out the postseason accolades, freshman Michael Beiler joined Bao on the league’s All-Freshmen Team, announced by the league on Thursday afternoon.
April 19, 2012
After earning a comeback 4-3 victory against Belmont last weekend, the sixth-seeded FGCU men’s tennis team is looking to earn its first-ever Atlantic Sun Tournament win on Friday, April 20 in a quarterfinal match against the third-seeded Stetson at 11 a.m. at the Buddy Hartsell Courts in Johnson City, Tenn.
April 15, 2012
The field has been set for the 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference Tennis Championships, which will take place April 20-22 in Johnson City, Tenn. The ETSU Buccaneers will play host for the championships.
April 14, 2012
After falling in doubles, the FGCU men's tennis team rallied with four singles wins to earn a comeback victory against Belmont, 4-3, to clinch its first-ever Atlantic Sun tournament berth on Saturday at the Centennial Sportsplex.
April 13, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis team won the doubles point but only won two singles matches to fall 4-3 to Atlantic Sun foe Lipscomb on Friday at the Huston-Marsh-Griffith Tennis Complex.
April 11, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis team is looking to make history this weekend with a pair of Atlantic Sun Conference matches in Nashville against Lipscomb and Belmont. The Eagles play the Bison on Friday, April 13 at the Huston-Marsh-Griffith Tennis Center at 2 p.m. and finish against the Bruins on Saturday, April 14 at the Centennial Sportsplex at 9 a.m.
April 07, 2012
Senior Matthew Rock won a tight match in the third set super tiebreaker, 10-7 but the FGCU men's tennis team fell just short on Senior Day against Stetson, 5-2 on Saturday at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
April 05, 2012
Hosting its final home match of the season, the FGCU men's tennis team hosts Atlantic Sun rival Stetson on Senior Day on Saturday, April 7 at 12 p.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
April 02, 2012
Senior men's tennis player Steve Binninger was honored as the first-ever FGCU student-athlete to be named to the 2012 FGCU Hall of Fame on Monday.
March 31, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis team claimed the doubles point and won five singles matches to route Atlantic Sun rival Jacksonville, 6-1, on Saturday at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 29, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis team won at No. 6 singles but fell short against No. 56 UNF, 6-1, on Thursday night in the second ever night match at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 27, 2012
Coming off a tough 0-2 weekend on the road, the FGCU men's tennis team is looking to bounce back against Atlantic Sun foe No. 56 UNF on Thursday, Mar. 29 at 7:00 p.m. in the second night match at the FGCU Tennis Complex. The Eagles finish the weekend against A-Sun member Jacksonville on Saturday, March 31 at 10 a.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 24, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis team due to weather had to play the match indoors and fell on the road against ETSU, 7-0, on Saturday in Bristol, Tenn. at the Bristol Racket Club.
March 23, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis team won the doubles point, but lost in singles on the road against USC Upstate, 6-1, on Friday in Spartanburg, S.C. at the Upstate Tennis Complex.
March 22, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis team is prepared for a pair of Atlantic Sun conference matches on the road this weekend. The Eagles will take on USC-Upstate on Friday, Mar. 23 at 10 a.m. in Spartanburg, S.C. and ETSU on Saturday, Mar. 24 at 11 a.m in Johnson City, Tenn.
March 20, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis program, led by first-year head coach C.J. Weber, has announced the addition of Mike Napoli to the staff as the Eagles’ assistant coach.
March 15, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis team lost the doubles point but rallied back to win four of six singles matches to defeat Mercer, 4-3, on Thursday afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 14, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis team is set for Atlantic Sun conference member Mercer on Thursday, Mar. 15 at 1 p.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 09, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis team won two hard fought singles matches but fell just short of an upset bid against No. 75 Penn, 5-2 Friday afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 07, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis team won the doubles point and won all six singles matches to blank Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, 7-0, on Wednesday at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 06, 2012
Coming off its first-ever night match, the FGCU men's tennis team is set for a pair of non-conference matches at the FGCU Tennis Complex this week. The Eagles will take on Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Wednesday, Mar. 7 at 1 p.m. and Penn University on Friday, Mar. 9 at 9 a.m.
March 01, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis team played a complete match under the lights sweeping the doubles point and winning four singles matches to take down Atlantic Sun foe Kennesaw State, 5-2, on Friday night in front of a crowd of over 200 at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
February 28, 2012
Set to host its first-ever night match, the FGCU men's tennis team is looking forward to face Atlantic Sun rival Kennesaw State on Thursday, Mar. 1 at 7:00 p.m. in the A-Sun home opener at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
February 11, 2012
The FGCU men’s tennis team fell on the road 5-2 against FAU on Saturday in Boca Raton, Fla. Sophomores Dean Tsamas and Lance Lvovsky each picked up their fourth dual match wins of the year.
February 10, 2012
Looking to extend its winning streak to three matches, the FGCU men's tennis team is set to face in-state rival FAU on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the Patch Reef Park in Boca Raton, Fla.
February 08, 2012
FGCU men’s tennis sophomore Dean Tsamas (Lexington, Ky./Henry Clay HS) finished the weekend with a perfect 2-0 singles record and a 2-0 doubles mark. For his performance, Tsamas claimed his first career Atlantic Sun Player of the Week award, the conference office announced on Wednesday.
February 05, 2012
The FGCU men’s tennis team picked up its second straight win after defeating Bethune-Cookman, 5-2 on Sunday at the FGCU Tennis Complex. Sophomore Dean Tsamas finished the weekend undefeated in singles and doubles.
February 04, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis team earned the doubles point and won four singles matches to defeat Georgia Southern, 5-2 on Saturday at the FGCU Tennis Complex. Sophomore Dean Tsamas earned the clinching point at No. 4 singles.
February 03, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis team (0-2) is set to compete in two dual matches this weekend. The Eagles will square off against Georgia Southern on Saturday at 12:00 p.m. and continue with a matchup with Bethune-Cookman at 1 p.m. on Sunday, both at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
January 28, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis team came back from 3-1 down but fell short against FAMU, 4-3 on Saturday at the FGCU Tennis Complex. Junior Jackson Moore (Bradenton, Fla./Lakewood Ranch HS/Georgia State) opens the season with two straight singles wins.
January 27, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis team opened the 2012 dual match season with a 6-1 loss against SMU on Friday at the FGCU Tennis Complex. Junior Jackson Moore picked up the lone singles victory.
January 26, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis team will open the 2012 dual match season at home by hosting SMU on Friday and FAMU on Saturday at the FGCU Tennis Complex, both starting at 1 p.m.
January 15, 2012
Led by freshman Tianyu Bao’s singles win, the FGCU men’s tennis team finished a successful FGCU Invitational with three singles victories on Sunday afternoon at the Three Oaks Tennis Complex.
January 14, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis team earn a single win and picked up two doubles victories on Day Two of the FGCU Invitational on Saturday afternoon at the Three Oaks Tennis Complex.
January 13, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis team picked up two doubles victories on Day One of the FGCU Invitational on Friday afternoon at the Three Oaks Tennis Complex.
January 12, 2012
The FGCU men’s tennis team will welcome No. 65 Georgia State and South Alabama to the Three Oaks Tennis Complex over the weekend for the FGCU Invitational. The competition gets underway on Friday morning and concludes on Sunday afternoon.
December 22, 2011
FGCU men's tennis head coach C.J. Weber recently got a chance to train professional tennis player Kevin Anderson, who is currently ranked No. 32 in the world and is the highest ranked player in his native country of South Africa, at the IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla. during the holidays.
November 06, 2011
The FGCU men's tennis team finished its fall season at the UCF Invitational on Sunday night in Orlando, Fla. at the UCF Tennis Complex. Some of the matches were canceled due to rain in the afternoon.
November 05, 2011
The FGCU men's tennis team completes Day Two at the UCF Invitational on Saturday in Orlando, Fla. at the UCF Tennis Complex. The competition concludes tomorrow with doubles and singles play.
November 04, 2011
The FGCU men's tennis team earned three singles victories at the UCF Invitational on Friday in Orlando, Fla. at the UCF Tennis Complex. The competition continues tomorrow with doubles and singles play.
November 03, 2011
The FGCU men's tennis team will complete its fall season at the UCF Invitational this weekend in Orlando, Fla. at the UCF Tennis Complex. The competition gets underway on Friday morning and concludes on Sunday afternoon.
October 22, 2011
Led by senior Matthew Rock's singles victory in the consolation round, the FGCU men's tennis team completed Day Two at the USTA/ITA Regional Championships hosted by the University of Georgia on Saturday night.
October 21, 2011
The FGCU men's tennis team finished Day One at the USTA/ITA Regional Championships hosted by the University of Georgia on Friday night.
October 20, 2011
Senior Matthew Rock and sophomore Dean Tsamas will represent the FGCU men's tennis team this weekend at the USTA/ITA Regional Championships hosted by the University of Georgia. This year's Southeast Region event will take place from Oct. 21-24 in Athens, Ga.
October 01, 2011
Led by sophomore Dean Tsamas singles win, the FGCU men’s tennis team finished Day Two at the Florida State Invitational on Saturday night.
September 30, 2011
The FGCU men’s tennis team finished Day One at the Florida State Invitational on Friday night, earning six singles wins with freshman Tianyu Bao reaching the quarter-finals of the singles B draw.
September 29, 2011
Heading to Tallahassee this weekend, the FGCU men’s tennis team will participate in the Florida State Invitational hosted by Florida State University. The competition gets underway on Friday morning and concludes on Sunday afternoon.
September 25, 2011
The FGCU men’s tennis team finished the final day at the State of Florida Championships hosted by the University of South Florida, with a pair of singles wins on Sunday afternoon.
September 24, 2011
Led by junior Gabriel Echeverry and freshman Michael Beiler, the FGCU men’s tennis team finished Day Two at the State of Florida Championships hosted by the University of South Florida, with a pair of convincing singles wins on Saturday
September 23, 2011
Led by redshirt junior Jackson Moore and sophomore Dean Tsamas, the FGCU men’s tennis team finished Day One at the State of Florida Championships hosted by the University of South Florida, with a pair of solid singles wins on Friday.
September 22, 2011
Heading to Tampa this weekend, the FGCU men’s tennis team will participate in the State of Florida Tennis Tourney hosted by the University of South Florida. The competition gets underway on Friday morning and concludes on Sunday afternoon.
September 09, 2011
FGCU Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh announced on Wednesday that former University of Miami assistant coach C.J. Weber has been named the second head coach in men’s tennis team history.
September 02, 2011
The FGCU men’s tennis team has received the 2011 All-Academic Team award by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), while Steve Binninger (St. Augustine, Fla./Saint Joseph Academy) and Gabriel Echeverry (Popayan, Colombia/Gimnasio Calibio) received the ITA Scholar-Athlete honor. The Eagles are receiving the accolade for the first time in school history and are one of five Atlantic Sun teams to be honored.
July 15, 2011
Florida Gulf Coast head men's tennis coach J. Webb Horton has announced his retirement from the coaching ranks after 27 years of service (10 years at FGCU) and will become the new Assistant Director of Community Outreach in FGCU's Office of Community Outreach effective July 15, 2011.