2012-13 Men's Tennis News
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April 28, 2013
FGCU men’s tennis sophomore Tianyu Bao (Tianjin, China/Bayshore HS) was named to the A-Sun All-Tournament second team to collect the second conference honor for FGCU, the A-Sun confirmed.
April 21, 2013
FGCU men's tennis sophomore Jordi Vives added to his list of postseason accolades on Sunday following the Atlantic Sun Championships, as he was named to the All-Tournament team.
April 20, 2013
The No. 4 seed FGCU men's tennis team’s run in the Atlantic Sun Championship came to an end on Saturday afternoon as it was defeated by top seed and regular season champ UNF, 4-0, in the semifinals held at the ETSU Tennis Complex.
April 19, 2013
Ignited by taking the crucial doubles point, the No. 4 seed FGCU men's tennis team turned in a strong all-around performance for its first-ever Atlantic Sun postseason win late Friday night with a 4-2 victory over No. 5 seed USC Upstate in the quarterfinals held Bristol Racquet Club.
April 19, 2013
Making its second straight appearance at the Atlantic Sun Championships, the fourth-seeded FGCU men's tennis team will take on fifth-seeded USC Upstate in the quarterfinals on Friday afternoon at the ETSU Tennis Complex.
April 18, 2013
On the eve of making his first appearance in the Atlantic Sun Championship, sophomore Jordi Vives earned a pair of postseason honors with his unanimous selection to the All-Conference first team and spot on the Academic All-Conference squad, announced by the league office on Thursday afternoon.
April 13, 2013
Stetson took a hard-fought doubles point that came down to tie-breakers and the first three points in singles action to hand a slim 4-3 loss to the FGCU men's tennis team on Saturday in the regular season finale for both teams.
April 12, 2013
Sitting just one game behind Stetson heading into the regular season finale in DeLand, Fla., the FGCU men's tennis team can clinch a spot in the Atlantic Sun Tournament for the second straight year with a win on Saturday against the Hatters.
April 07, 2013
Behind its continued strong singles play, the FGCU men's tennis team fell just short of handing No. 66 North Florida its first Atlantic Sun defeat of the season as it lost 4-3 in a closely-contested match Sunday afternoon at the UNF Tennis Complex.
April 06, 2013
Fueled by taking five of six singles matches, the FGCU men's tennis team reached double figure wins on the season for the first time since 2007-08, as it defeated Bethune-Cookman, 5-2, on Saturday afternoon.
April 05, 2013
With just two weekends of regular season action remaining, the FGCU men's tennis team will begin its three-match road swing to end the season this weekend at Bethune-Cookman on Saturday and Atlantic Sun unbeaten No. 66 North Florida on Sunday.
March 30, 2013
The FGCU men’s tennis was shut out by ETSU, 7-0, on Saturday in the home regular season finale at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 29, 2013
Playing its second to last home match of the 2013 dual match season, the FGCU men’s tennis team defeated conference opponent USC Upstate 5-2 at the FGCU Tennis Complex on Friday night.
March 27, 2013
The FGCU men’s tennis team will continue conference play this week when they host USC Upstate and ETSU. The Eagles will face USC Upstate on Thursday at 6:00 p.m. followed by an 11:00 a.m. match against ETSU on Saturday.
March 23, 2013
After being defeated by Mercer 4-3 less than 24 hours ago, the FGCU men’s tennis team bounces back, with an impressive 6-1 victory over Kennesaw State Saturday night in Atlanta, Ga.
March 22, 2013
Coming off two Atlantic Sun Conference victories last week at home, the FGCU men’s tennis team was handed their first conference loss as they fell to Mercer, 4-3, on Friday night in Macon, Ga.
March 21, 2013
Coming off two Atlantic Sun Conference victories last week at home, the FGCU men’s tennis team will continue conference play when they travel to Georgia to face Mercer and Kennesaw State. The Eagles will face Mercer on Friday at 2:00 p.m. followed by an 11:00 a.m. match against Kennesaw State on Saturday.
March 16, 2013
The FGCU men’s tennis team made quick work of the Norse, defeating Northern Kentucky, 7-0, Saturday night at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 14, 2013
Coming off a 6-1 loss to No. 67 Miami last Saturday, the FGCU men’s tennis team used a decisive 6-1 victory over Lipscomb, Thursday night at the FGCU Tennis Complex to open Atlantic Sun Conference action.
March 13, 2013
After a busy 11-match non-conference slate to start out the spring that featured wins over Oklahoma State, UConn and FAU, the FGCU men’s tennis team will begin its quest for an Atlantic Sun championship this weekend with a pair of home matches against Lipscomb and new member Northern Kentucky.
March 09, 2013
Coming off a 5-2 victory over FAU Friday night, the FGCU men’s tennis team fell to No. 67 Miami, 6-1, on Saturday night in Coral Gables, Fla.
March 08, 2013
After dropping the doubles point, the FGCU men’s tennis team used five singles victories to defeat in-state rival FAU, 5-2 at the FGCU Tennis Complex Friday night.
March 07, 2013
Looking to rack up wins over in-state competition, the FGCU men’s tennis team (4-5) will take on FAU on Friday at 2 p.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex before heading across the state to face No. 67 Miami on Saturday at 3 p.m.
March 01, 2013
A hard-fought doubles point turned into a strong singles performance, as No. 54 Old Dominion snapped the FGCU men's tennis team’s two-match win streak on a cold Friday night by a 6-1 margin at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
February 28, 2013
Riding the momentum of back-to-back wins over UConn and Oklahoma State, the FGCU men's tennis team will look for its first win over a ranked opponent this season when it hosts No. 54 Old Dominion on Friday at 6 p.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
February 23, 2013
Fueled by wins in the top four singles positions, including a three-set win by sophomore Tianyu Bao to clinch the match, the FGCU men's tennis team battled back to defeat Big XII member Oklahoma State Saturday night at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
February 22, 2013
The FGCU men's tennis team will look to carry over the momentum from its 7-0 sweep against UConn into this Saturday’s home match against another BCS opponents when it hosts Oklahoma State at 5 p.m. at the FGCU tennis complex.
February 20, 2013
Sophomore Jordi Vives became the third FGCU men's tennis player this spring to be named the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week on Wednesday after posting a perfect weekend against UCF and UConn.
February 16, 2013
The FGCU men's tennis team bounced back from a hard-fought 4-3 loss to UCF less than 24 hours ago with its most complete performance of the young season in a 7-0 sweep of BIG EAST member UConn on Saturday afternoon at the UCF Tennis Complex.
February 15, 2013
The FGCU men's tennis team jumped out to a 2-0 lead, but couldn’t fight off four straight UCF singles victories as it opened its weekend in Orlando with a 4-3 loss to the Knights on Friday afternoon at the UCF Tennis Complex.
February 15, 2013
Winners of two of its last three matches, the FGCU men's tennis team will return to action this weekend when it takes on UCF on Friday and Connecticut on Saturday in Orlando.
February 06, 2013
Following a 2-0 home opening weekend in singles action, FGCU men's tennis sophomore Tianyu Bao has been named the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week, announced by the league Wednesday.
February 03, 2013
Playing in front of an electric crowd of 689 fans, the FGCU men's tennis team fell to visiting SMU, 6-1, on Saturday night at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
February 01, 2013
The FGCU men's tennis team turned the momentum of a hard-fought doubles point sweep into four singles victories en route to starting its home-opening weekend with a 5-2 win over Troy on Friday afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
January 31, 2013
The FGCU men's tennis team will get its first chance to play in front of its home fans this weekend when it welcomes in Troy and SMU for a pair of dual matches. FGCU will face off against Troy Friday at 1 p.m. before hosting SMU in a Saturday night match starting at 6 p.m.
January 23, 2013
Following a successful 2-1 opening dual match weekend in singles play, FGCU men's tennis junior Dean Tsamas has been named the first Atlantic Sun Player of the Week for the championship spring season, announced by the league office on Wednesday.
January 21, 2013
In a back-and-forth match that saw the scored tied three times, junior Lance Lvovsky rallied from a 4-0 deficit in the third set at No. 4 singles to take home the match-clinching point in the FGCU men's tennis team’s dramatic 4-3 win over Florida A&M on Monday.
January 20, 2013
Playing its second match in as many days, the FGCU men's tennis team’s attempt to rally from a 3-0 deficit fell just short as the Eagles dropped a 5-2 decision to UAB on Sunday.
January 19, 2013
Playing with just five healthy players, the FGCU men's tennis team opened its 2013 dual match season with a 7-0 loss at No. 32 Florida State on Saturday afternoon.
January 13, 2013
Junior Gabe Echeverry cruised to the Singles Flight G title, while juniors Dean Tsamas and Lance Lvovsky combined to win Flight B Doubles to highlight the FGCU men’s tennis team’s opening championship season weekend at its home Spring Invitational.
January 12, 2013
Anxious to get its 2013 championship season underway after a strong fall campaign, the FGCU men's tennis team opened its home FGCU Invitational with four singles wins on Saturday at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
October 21, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis team closed out an impressive fall campaign on Sunday at the USTA/ITA Southeast Regionals hosted by Florida State, as sophomore Tianyu Bao's run in the consolation bracket came to an end in a hard-fought three set loss.
October 20, 2012
Sophomore Tianyu Bao was one of three FGCU men's tennis players to open the consolation bracket at the USTA/ITA Southeast Regionals hosted by Florida State with a win on Saturday morning and advanced through the Round of 16 with another victory in the afternoon to advance to Sunday.
October 19, 2012
The FGCU men's tennis team will enter Saturday with just three players in the singles consolation bracket, as it fell in both singles and doubles main draw action on Friday at the USTA/ITA Southeast Regional Championships hosted by Florida State at the Scott Speicher Tennis Center.
October 18, 2012
After a morning that yielded a trio of victories in the singles qualifier, the FGCU men's tennis team failed to send any more players into the singles main draw on the first day of the USTA/ITA Southeast Regional Championships hosted by Florida State Scott Speicher Tennis Center.
October 17, 2012
After a string of three tournaments in three weeks to start out the fall season, the FGCU men's tennis team returns from a two and a half week break on Thursday when it sends nine players to the USTA/ITA Southeast Regional Championships hosted by Florida State Scott Speicher Tennis Center.
September 29, 2012
The doubles tandem of junior Lance Lvovsky and sophomore Tianyu Bao along with sophomore Jordi Vives will represent the FGCU men's tennis team on Championship Sunday at the FGCU Fall Invitational after advancing through their respective draws.
September 28, 2012
Five singles players and two doubles teams advanced through the opening round Friday morning, but it was junior Dean Tsamas and sophomore Jordi Vives that made noise in the afternoon by advancing to the quarterfinals of singles action on their home courts at the FGCU Fall Invitational.
September 27, 2012
After strong performances at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships and the Bedford Cup, the FGCU men's tennis team will welcome four other in-state programs to campus as it hosts the FGCU Eagles Fall Invitational, beginning on Friday and running through Sunday at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
September 15, 2012
After five players picked up five singles wins on Friday, junior Dean Tsamas and sophomore Jordi Vives represented the FGCU men's tennis team in the Round of 16 on Saturday at the 2012 Bedford Cup hosted by the University of Florida.
September 14, 2012
Highlighted by five singles wins, the FGCU men's tennis team started its second weekend of the fall campaign with a strong performance on the opening day of the 2012 Bedford Cup hosted by the University of Florida. The Eagles picked up wins in five of their six singles matches, tying Miami for the second-most singles victories on the day.
September 13, 2012
Coming off a strong showing at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships last weekend in Georgia, the FGCU men's tennis team will continue its strong fall schedule on Friday when it begins play at the 2012 Bedford Cup hosted by the University of Florida.
September 09, 2012
After rain interrupted some of Saturday’s singles action and all of doubles play, the FGCU men's tennis team completed its fall-opening performance at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships hosted by the University of Georgia with a trio of singles wins and a doubles squad that advanced to the Round of 16 in the Division II Tournament.
September 07, 2012
Needing a win in the play-in match to even advance to the Division II Doubles bracket, senior Colin Brown and sophomore Michael Beiler highlighted the start of 2012 FGCU men's tennis fall campaign with a pair of victories at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships hosted by the University of Georgia.
August 07, 2012
FGCU second-year head coach C.J. Weber continued his work with ATP Tour Player Kevin Anderson this summer, following up on the two week stint in which the pair worked together in December 2011 in preparation for the Australian Open.
August 06, 2012
For the second straight year, the FGCU men's tennis team carried over its hard work on the court into the classroom, earning an Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team award for its 3.44 cumulative grade-point average (GPA).
July 31, 2012
Coming off a solid first-year at the helm, FGCU men's tennis head coach C.J. Weber announced the addition of National Champion USC transfer Jordi Vives, who will join the Eagles beginning this fall.