2011 A-Sun Fall Sports Spotlight: FGCU Eagles
Friday, August 12, 2011

MACON, Ga. - The 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Fall Seasons are previewed by each of the ten institutions with a sit-down talk with the respective athletic directors. FGCU Athletic Director Ken Kavanagh discusses the upcoming fall seasons for the Eagles in the Atlantic Sun Conference.

Women's Soccer Capsule
2011 Predicted Finish: First - Tournament Champions
2010 Overall Record (A-Sun): 11-4-2 (8-0-2; First)
Note: FGCU, who went 8-0-2 last season, is the first team to go undefeated in A-Sun conference play since 2006.

Men's Soccer Capsule 2011
Predicted Finish: First - Tournament Champions
2010 Overall Record (A-Sun): 13-3-2 (9-0; First)
Note: Last season, FGCU posted a winning percentage of .777, which is the best by an A-Sun team since 2004.

Volleyball Capsule
2011 Predicted Finish: Fourth
2010 Overall Record (A-Sun): 7-19 (3-7; Ninth)
Note: With a 46-15 conference record over the past four seasons, FGCU owns the second most wins in conference games behind Lipscomb during that span.

Cross Country Capsule
2010 Championship Men's Finish: Eighth; 200 Points
2010 Championship Women's Finish: Sixth; 158 Points
Note: At the 2010 A-Sun Championship, FGCU's women's team earned its best performance since joining the A-Sun with a sixth-place finish, while the men's point total of 200 also set a program record.

The Atlantic Sun Conference is an NCAA Division I league with 10 member institutions committed to Building Winners for Life. The A-Sun meets the challenge of maintaining the highest standards in academic and athletic achievement with a true balance between student and athlete. Headquartered in Macon, Ga., the A-Sun boasts six of the top eight media markets in the Southeast. The A-Sun includes a blend of the most prestigious and dynamic private and public institutions in the region: Belmont University, East Tennessee State University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Jacksonville University, Kennesaw State University, Lipscomb University, Mercer University, University of North Florida, University of South Carolina Upstate and Stetson University.