2009-10 Athletics News News
May 17, 2010 | Athletics News
FGCU Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh announced on Monday that Patrick Pierson has been named as the school's new Director of Sports Information. He is the fourth SID in the school's history, following Jim Herlihy, Matt Fairchild and Mike Hill and will oversee all FGCU athletic communications and publicity efforts.
May 14, 2010 | Athletics News
FGCU Athletics hosted numerous “Pink” Events to promote breast cancer awareness and through the hard work of the entire athletic department and Zeta Tau Alpha and also the donations of generous fans, FGCU Athletics raised over $1300 for the Susan G. Komen Foundation during the 2009-10 sports calendar.
April 28, 2010 | Athletics News
The Florida Gulf Coast University Athletic Department, the United Way and other supporters, organizations and volunteers, joined forces to put on a free event called ‘Spring Bling' for the real stars of Southwest Florida: the pediatric patients at The Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida on April 17, 2010.
April 22, 2010 | Athletics News
Baseball's Josh Chester and softball's Lauran Ziegler, two of the most accomplished student-athletes in FGCU Athletics history, were presented the Eagle Scholar Athlete of the Year Award Tuesday night, capping the University's annual Athletics Awards Ceremony in the Student Union Ballroom.
April 20, 2010 | Athletics News
Florida Gulf Coast University will announce the 2010 Eagle Scholar-Athlete of the Year winner from a pool of three finalists during the athletic department's annual Senior Send Off and Awards Ceremony Thursday night at the Student Union Ballroom.
February 08, 2010 | Athletics News
Stanley ‘Butch' Perchan, who joined the staff in November 2000, has been promoted to the position of Senior Associate Athletics Director for External Affairs, according to an announcement made Monday, Feb. 8 by Florida Gulf Coast Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh.
February 05, 2010 | Athletics News
The "student" in student-athlete took center stage Friday afternoon as President Wilson Bradshaw was amongst Florida Gulf Coast University administrators who honored 33 FGCU student-athletes and cheerleaders who have excelled in the classroom during the inaugural Athletic Academic Honors Luncheon in the Student Union Ballroom. In addition to team excellence awards, Bernie and Elaine Lester were honored with the initial FGCU Athletics Service Award.
February 04, 2010 | Athletics News
FGCU student-athletes continued to excel in the classroom during the 2009 Fall Semester as 144 out of 239 total student-athletes (60% of the Eagles) earned a minimum 3.0 grade point average (4.0 scale) during the grading period to earn a spot on the Florida Gulf Coast University Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
January 21, 2010 | Athletics News
The Florida Gulf Coast athletics department has announced that this weekends (Jan. 23 and 24) upcoming basketball games against Mercer would be “Take A Kid To The Game" Weekend.
December 15, 2009 | Women's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Athletics News
National powers like Florida State, Tennessee, Texas, and UConn have dominated in women's sports, but since the fall of 2007, none have held a better home winning percentage than the FGCU Eagles.
November 24, 2009 | Athletics News
FGCU Athletics has announced new partial season ticket plans that are now available to fans for the 2009-10 basketball season - a move that director of athletics Ken Kavanagh hopes will help increase attendance at Alico Arena.
November 12, 2009 | Athletics News
FGCU Athletics has hired Denise DaSilveira as the Director of Corporate Sales and Marketing, announced FGCU Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh on Thursday.
October 29, 2009 | Athletics News
FGCU fans will get their first opportunity to see the 2009-10 men's and women's basketball, and swimming and diving teams and coaches on Thursday, October 29 when the Athletics Department hosts "Meet the Teams: Winter Edition" at Alico Arena on the campus of FGCU.
September 18, 2009 | Athletics News
Jo-Ann Nester, who served as Florida Gulf Coast University's interim athletic director last year and has served as the Associate Athletic Director for Academics and Compliance for the past four years, has resigned effective Oct. 2 to be the new athletic director at Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire.
August 17, 2009 | Athletics News
Every 17 seconds, Soles4Souls Inc. gives away a pair of shoes to someone in need. The shoe charity has earned endorsements from movie stars and professional athletes, but the people that make the non-profit organization effective are those who clean out their closets and drop off their 'gently worn' shoes at a participating location. FGCU's drop boxes will be located outside of the Alico Arena and the Outdoor Sports Complex Athletic Training Rooms.
August 12, 2009 | Athletics News
FGCU Athletics and Virtual Rabbit, LLC have announced the launch of virtual tours of the FGCU athletics facilities that will be available on the official website of the Eagles, www.FGCUAthletics.com.
August 10, 2009 | Athletics News
The FGCU Softball, Baseball, Women's Basketball, and Volleyball programs, finished the 2008-09 season in the top 100 of the NCAA Division I RPI rankings.
August 03, 2009 | Athletics News
FGCU and Streamline Technologies today announced the launch of the newly redesigned home for FGCU Athletics, www.fgcuathletics.com.
July 22, 2009 | Athletics News
FGCU Athletics has officially launched its Twitter page, giving fans a new and exciting way to stay connected with all the latest news and information on the Eagles through the popular social networking site.
July 15, 2009 | Athletics News
On July 13, the Division I Leadership Council approved for Florida Gulf Coast University to become active Division I multidivisional members in volleyball and baseball.
July 14, 2009 | Athletics News
The members of the Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association (D1-AAA ADA) have chosen their officers for 2009-10.
July 09, 2009 | Athletics News
The FGCU athletic department has announced the promotion of two employees.
June 22, 2009 | Athletics News
Members of the FGCU Athletic Department participated in the United Way "Day of Action" at the United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades on Saturday, June 20.