FGCU tops FAU in PKs to Win in Exhibition Action
BOCA RATON, Fla. - Following a 0-0 draw after playing two 30 minute halves, the FGCU women’s soccer team combined to score on five of six shootout attempts and went on to defeat FAU on penalty kicks, 5-4, at the FAU Soccer Stadium in the final tune-up before the regular season.
“I’m pleased with out performance today,” said head coach Jim Blankenship. “We played much better defensively and connected our passes. We’ve had a good preseason with a pair of games against quality opponents so we should have some confidence going into the start of the season.”
The Eagles will open the regular season on Friday, Aug. 17 at home against Lynn University at 7 p.m.
FGCU season tickets can be purchased in person at the Alico Arena ticket office or by phone at 239-590-7145. Tickets are also available at www.FGCUathletics.com/tickets. The FGCU ticket office is open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. from Monday through Friday. An adult ticket is $30, while a youth (3-12 years) ticket is $15. Single game tickets can also be bought at $6 for adults and $3 for youth. Groups of 10+ can get in for $3 a person. FGCU students and faculty/staff get in free with their student ID.
New to the 2012 season, FGCU Athletics is excited to offer the Half-Price Sunday Soccer Punch Pass for both adults and youths. This offer is available now through the ticket office and will be available through September 16. They will also be on sale at the ticket office on soccer gamedays.
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