FORT MYERS, Fla. – Limited spots in the 2014 FGCU girls’ basketball camp are still available. The camp serves girls entering grades 5-12 in the fall of 2014 and will take place June 23-25 at Alico Arena.
The FGCU Girls’ Basketball camp will focus on instruction in shooting, passing, ball handling and defense in a competitive and energetic atmosphere led by FGCU's coaching staff and current players. Coaches will teach fundamental basketball skills while motivating players to incorporate hustle, teamwork, positive attitude and competitiveness into their game. The camp will provide young athletes with the skill training needed to improve their game. Campers will have the opportunity to meet players from all over the country and have fun in live competitions designed to help them apply the techniques they learn.
The camp will feature various skill instruction stations, games that incorporate new skills and 5-on-5 competition. Those interested in the camp or looking for further information can visit the camp’s homepage at FGCUAthletics.com/wbasketball/camp.
Camp Details: 2014 FGCU Girls Basketball Camp
**Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. Monday, June 23 at Alico Arena**
Monday, June 23: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday, June 24: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday, June 25: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Head Coach Karl Smesko holds an astounding record of 314-64 in 12 seasons at FGCU with a mark of 182-43 in Division I play and recently earned his fifth Atlantic Sun Coach of the Year award. In six seasons in the Atlantic Sun, Smesko-led teams have compiled a record of 117-13 in conference games, which includes a 44-game win streak in regular-season conference play. Smesko also owns a solid 11-4 record in national tournament games with an 8-1 mark in Atlantic Sun postseason games.
Smesko and the Green and Blue finished the season with a record of 26-8 after winning both the Atlantic Sun Regular Season Championship and the A-Sun Championship tournament before falling to Oklahoma State in overtime of the NCAA Tournament First Round. The regular season title was the team’s fourth straight and fifth overall.
Behind the tournament championship crown, the Eagles made their second NCAA Tournament appearance in just three years of Division I postseason eligibility and again brought the tournament’s no. 5 seed to overtime as the no. 12 seed.
The team finished ranked second in the country with 10.2 3-pointers made per game and ranked among the top two teams in the conference in 11 statistical categories including points per game, field goal percentage and scoring defense.
For more information on the FGCU women’s basketball team, stay tuned to FGCUAthletics.com and follow the official Twitter of FGCU women’s basketball at @FGCU_WBB. Further information on the 2014 FGCU Girls Basketball Camp can be found by visiting FGCUAthletics.com/wbasketball/camp.