March 05, 2014
With shining lights and a crowd of over 200, the FGCU men’s tennis team topped Wright State, 5-2, Wednesday night at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 04, 2014
Aiming to bounce back from Sunday’s 5-2 loss against North Florida, the FGCU men’s tennis team will illuminate the courts of the FGCU Tennis Complex for the fourth time this season as it welcomes Wright State to The Nest for a dual match on Wednesday at 5 p.m.
March 03, 2014
MACON, Ga. -- The Atlantic Sun is one of 15 college conferences to have its own branded destination on WatchESPN, the network announced today.
March 02, 2014
The FGCU men’s tennis team began play in the Atlantic Sun Conference falling 5-2 to a talented North Florida team on Sunday afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 01, 2014
Riding a two-match win streak, the FGCU men’s tennis team serves into play in the Atlantic Sun Conference as it welcomes North Florida to The Nest on Sunday at Noon.
February 26, 2014
Under the umbrella of the FGCU Athletics Life Skills Program, the Fifth Annual Hillmyer-Tremont Foundation Academic Honors Luncheon was held on Wednesday, Feb. 26 in the Cohen Center Ballroom on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University.
February 26, 2014
After seven weeks of play in the 2014 season, FGCU men’s tennis junior Jordi Vives (Barcelona, Spain/IES Ferran Tallada/USC) continues to represent the Eagles in a national spotlight through his career-high placement at No. 54 in the third installment of Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings, announced by ITA officials on Tuesday night.
February 22, 2014
With a dramatic atmosphere set by fog encompassing the illuminated courts, the FGCU men’s tennis team earned its first sweep of the season with a commanding 7-0 victory over Florida A&M on Saturday night at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
February 21, 2014
After a two-week break from competitive action, the FGCU men’s tennis team returns to play as it welcomes Florida A&M for a dual match under the lights of the Tennis Complex on Saturday at 5 p.m.
February 17, 2014
FGCU Athletics continues to epitomize what embodies a student-athlete as the Eagles extended their outstanding performance in the classroom with a record-tying 3.31 semester GPA and record-breaking 3.33 cumulative GPA for the fall of 2013.
February 12, 2014
After one month of play in the 2014 season, FGCU men’s tennis junior Jordi Vives continues to represent the Eagles in a national spotlight through his placement at No. 93 in the second installment of Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings, announced by ITA officials on Tuesday night.
February 09, 2014
In a challenging nonconference schedule where every point collected has been earned through skill and perseverance, the FGCU men’s tennis team showed it is not a team to be dismissed after a convincing 6-1 victory over Florida Atlantic on Sunday afternoon in Boca Raton. The Eagles move to 2-5 on the season while FAU falls to 4-4.
February 07, 2014
Bringing much stronger competition than No. 24 Auburn expected, the FGCU men’s tennis team put a scare into its nationally-ranked opponent after jumping to a fast lead, but the Eagles couldn’t manage an upset as they fell 5-2 to the Tigers Friday night at the FGCU Tennis Complex. The Eagles move to 1-5 on the season while Auburn improves to 8-1.
February 06, 2014
Under the lights of the Tennis Complex for the second time this season, the FGCU men’s tennis team welcomes No. 24 Auburn to The Nest for a night of head-to-head competition on Friday at 5 p.m.
February 05, 2014
For the second time this season, No. 66 Jordi Vives was named Atlantic Sun Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week, as announced by the league office Wednesday afternoon.
February 02, 2014
Under blue skies and a crowd of over 300, “The Show” which fans have come to expect was certainly on as the FGCU men’s tennis team picked up its first win of the season, downing Bethune-Cookman 5-2 on Sunday afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
February 01, 2014
Playing on the road for the third time this season, the FGCU men’s tennis team fell 6-1 to No. 74 USF Saturday afternoon in Tampa. The Eagles move to 0-4 on the season while USF improves to 2-0.
January 30, 2014
Originally scheduled for Jan. 30, the FGCU men’s tennis home match against UCF and the FGCU women’s tennis match at the University of Miami have been postponed due to storms across the south of Florida.
January 29, 2014
After facing two programs from the middle of the country in Nebraska and SMU, the FGCU men’s tennis team continues the 2014 championship season with a weekend of home-state competition as it takes on three teams from around the Sunshine State. Beginning Thursday, the Eagles will host No. 69 UCF at 2 p.m. before traveling to face No. 73 USF on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. and will return Sunday to welcome Bethune-Cookman to The Nest at 1 p.m.
January 24, 2014
Backed by strong doubles play and intense singles matchups, the FGCU men’s tennis team fell just short of upsetting SMU as it fell 4-3 to the Mustangs Friday night at the FGCU Tennis Complex. The Eagles move to 0-3 on the season while SMU improves to 2-1.
January 23, 2014
After opening the spring season in Florida’s capital city, the FGCU men’s tennis team is bringing the show back to The Nest as it welcomes SMU for a dual match under the lights of the FGCU Tennis Complex on Friday at 5 p.m.
January 22, 2014
One week into the 2014 season, ITA No. 66 Jordi Vives (Barcelona, Spain/IES Ferran Tallada/USC) was named Atlantic Sun Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week, as announced by the league office Wednesday afternoon.
January 19, 2014
The FGCU men’s tennis team claimed two singles matches with comeback wins but fell short of an upset over No. 60 Nebraska dropping 5-2 to the Huskers Sunday afternoon at the Scott Speicher Tennis Center in Florida’s capital city.
January 18, 2014
The FGCU men’s tennis team opened the 2014 dual-match season with a 6-1 loss to No. 36 Florida State Saturday afternoon in Tallahassee. Jordi Vives picked up the lone point.
January 17, 2014
Riding the momentum built during its fall tour, the FGCU men’s tennis team looks to keep it going as it opens the 2014 season this weekend with matches against No. 36 Florida State and No. 60 Nebraska in Florida’s capital city. The Eagles will face FSU on Saturday at 9 a.m. in the Indoor Tennis Facility on campus and return Sunday at 1:00 p.m. to battle Nebraska at the Scott Speicher Tennis Center.
January 03, 2014
Despite that the dual-match season has yet to begin, the FGCU men’s tennis team is already making program history as it is represented in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association national rankings for the first time. After compiling a 14-2 record during the fall season, junior Jordi Vives (Barcelona, Spain/IES Ferran Tallada/USC) is ranked No. 66 in the nation, ITA officials announced on Thursday night.
December 20, 2013
FGCU Athletics raised a gross figure of $377,000 thanks to generous support of the FGCU community. The Athletics department extends its most sincere thank you to all the volunteers and supporters that made this event such a huge success.
December 05, 2013
With the 2014 regular season beginning six weeks from Saturday, the FGCU men’s tennis team takes a look back at the historic career of once No. 6-ranked former Eagle Richard Stempnowski.
December 03, 2013
The FGCU Athletics Development Office is pleased to announce that the 4th Annual "Night at the Nest" gala that will be held this coming Sunday, Dec. 8, at Alico Arena is sold out.
November 19, 2013
FGCU Athletics has named men's tennis player Jordi Vives (San Sebastian, Spain/IES Ferran Tallada HS/USC) and volleyball player Whitney Masters (Selma, Indiana/Wapahani HS) as recipients of the Northwestern Mutual Academic Student-Athletes of the Month Award for the month of October.
November 10, 2013
Continuing to broadcast the success of FGCU Athletics in a national spotlight, men’s tennis junior Jordi Vives (Barcelona, Spain/IES Ferran Tallada/USC) outplayed some of the biggest names in college tennis and was crowned champion of the 2013 Dick Vitale Lakewood Ranch Intercollegiate Clay Court Classic. Soaring past top-ranked opponents, Vives’ win of the main singles draw puts FGCU into an inclusive winner’s circle founded by previous winners Florida, Virginia and Pepperdine.
November 09, 2013
"What time is it? Break time!" Those were the words cheered by the FGCU men's tennis team as junior Jordi Vives defied expectations to upset the top team in college tennis in straight sets. Making day two of the Lakewood Ranch Intercollegiate Clay Court Classic one for the record book, Vives posted a pair of victories over exceptional opponents to advance to the finals of the high-competitive main singles draw.
November 08, 2013
In the words of tournament host Dick Vitale, three members of the FGCU men’s tennis team stuck out as PTPers, or prime-time performers, as they picked up wins in the main draw during day one of the Lakewood Ranch Intercollegiate Clay Court Classic. Staying alive after the opening round of doubles play were partners Tianyu Bao (Tianjin, China/Bayshore HS) and Lance Lvovsky (Dania, Fla./Broward Virtual School/Jacksonville), while Jordi Vives (Barcelona, Spain/IES Ferran Tallada/USC) picked up the Eagles’ only win in the highly-competitive main singles draw.
November 07, 2013
Four tournaments and 99 matches later, The FGCU men’s tennis team will conclude its fall season at the highly anticipated Dick Vitale Lakewood Ranch Intercollegiate Clay Court Classic this weekend at the Lakewood Ranch Country Club.
October 27, 2013
As day three of the FGCU Fall Invitational came to a close, the FGCU men’s tennis team successfully protected The Nest as they picked up both the singles and doubles titles in the top draw for the second consecutive year. To start the day Jordi Vives (Barcelona, Spain/IES Ferran Tallada/USC) and Tianyu Bao (Tianjin, China/Bayshore HS) united to clinch the doubles draw before they returned to face each other in the singles final.
October 26, 2013
With day two of the FGCU Fall Invitational in the books, the FGCU men’s tennis team seems to be on track for a repeat sweep of the both the singles and doubles top draw titles as two of the four players competing for the two trophies represent the Green and Blue.
October 25, 2013
As day one of the FGCU Fall Invitational drew to a close the FGCU men’s tennis team exited the courts boasting a 9-4 record after just two rounds of play in the main singles draws. The Eagles kicked-off their successful ways as they went a perfect 6-0 in the first round of singles play earlier this morning.
October 24, 2013
After a month on the road, the FGCU men’s tennis team is set to play in The Nest for the first time this fall season as they welcome six other programs to the fifth annual FGCU Fall Invitational, beginning on Friday and running through Sunday at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
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 14, 2013
After three days of intense competition against some of the region’s best and a slew of wins over high-major opponents, the FGCU men’s tennis team ended play at the ITA Southeastern Regional Championships on Monday.
October 13, 2013
After first-round losses by his teammates, Jordi Vives (Barcelona, Spain/IES Ferran Tallada/USC) of the FGCU men’s tennis team made it his goal to keep the Green and Blue alive in the highly-competitive main singles draw of the ITA Southeastern Regional Championships. Showing an undying determination, Vives topped his competitors from Florida State and Miami to secure a spot in the tournament quarterfinals.
October 12, 2013
In the opening rounds of the main singles and doubles draws, the FGCU men’s tennis team showed its ability to keep up with and beat players from some of the best high-major programs. Highlighted by a doubles win over the University of Georgia and a win in the main singles draw, the Eagles have finished day two of the ITA Southeastern Regional Championships.
October 11, 2013
After 32 players battled to earn one of eight remaining spots in the main singles draw, the first day of the ITA Southeastern Regional Championships has drawn to a close. As the last round of qualifying matches were played, the 64-member main singles draw was completed, naming three FGCU men’s tennis players as part of the high-caliber event.
October 10, 2013
Two tournaments into a fall season marked by a program-first Bedford Cup quarterfinals appearance, a pair of inaugural collegiate wins and one singles draw champion title, the FGCU men's tennis team looks to extend the success of its fall campaign as it sends four members to the ITA Southeast Regional Championships at Georgia Tech's Ken Byers Tennis Complex Friday through Tuesday.
October 06, 2013
As the sun began to set over the courts in south Georgia, the Georgia Southern Championships came to a close, highlighted by FGCU men's tennis senior Gabriel Echeverry (Popayan, Colombia/Gimnasio Calibio) being crowned champion of the white singles draw after a terrific two-set finals match.
October 06, 2013
STATESBORO, Ga. -- The Florida Gulf Coast University men's tennis team continued action at the Georgia Southern Championships with a pair of wins in singles and doubles action. Gabe Echeverry (Popayan, Colombia/Gimnasio Calibio) once again led the Eagles with a singles victory and will compete in the tournament championship match on Sunday.
October 04, 2013
The FGCU men's tennis team completed the first day of competition at the Georgia Southern Championships Friday by posting four singles victories, led by a perfect 2-0 performance from Gabe Echeverry.
October 03, 2013
After a strong start to its 2013 fall tou,, the FGCU men's tennis team looks to keep the momentum going as the Eagles head to the Georgia Southern Championships. The tournament is slated to run through Friday-Sunday with all matches played at the Hanner Tennis Complex on Georgia Southern's campus.
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 28, 2013
As day three of the Bedford Cup began in The Sunshine State’s Capital junior Jordi Vives (Barcelona, Spain/IES Ferran Tallada/USC) prepared to take to the baseline for his singles Quaterfinals match, making him the all-time furthest-advancing FGCU player in the tournament filled with Florida’s best.
September 27, 2013
Marked by an Eagle vs. Eagle battle, an inaugural collegiate victory and a Doubles Quarterfinals appearance day two of the battle for state glory at the Bedford Cup has come to a close.
September 27, 2013
Highlighted by four singles and doubles wins, the FGCU men's tennis team completed the first step of the fall season as day one of the Bedford Cup comes to an end in Florida's capital city Thursday.
September 25, 2013
Coming off a program-best 2012-13 season, the Florida Gulf Coast University men's tennis team aims to keep building a successful program as it opens the 2013 fall campaign this weekend at the Bedford Cup hosted by Florida State. The tournament is slated to run through Sunday with all matches played at the Scott Speicher Tennis Center in Florida's capital city.
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.
August 19, 2013
A recap of Eagle Revolution built exclusively from tweets.
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 16, 2013
FORT MYERS, Fla. - With the 2013-14 FGCU men's tennis season about to commence, head coach C.J. Weber announced Friday the additions of Adrian Reid and Lucas Vaz to the roster for the upcoming year.