2008-09 Softball News
Archives:
June 03, 2009
FGCU's Cheyenne Jenks continues to rack up awards as she picked up her second All-American honor when she was named a first team Easton All-American on Tuesday.
May 27, 2009
FGCU's Cheyenne Jenks has been named to one of the 2009 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-America teams.
May 25, 2009
Former FGCU third baseman Cheyenne Jenks beat out nine other softball players to win the final roster spot on the Chicago Bandits on Sunday, May 24.
May 14, 2009
FGCU softball placed five players on the NFCA South All-Region 1st Team as announced by the NFCA on Thursday.
May 12, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University softball team is ranked 23rd in the nation in the latest Ultimate College Softball poll. The poll was released late Monday night (May 11).
May 06, 2009
Cheyenne Jenks unanimously earned the A-Sun POY award. Jessica Carter, Courtney Platt, and Lauran Ziegler joined her on the 1st team, while Jessica Paez earned 2nd team honors.
May 05, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University softball team is ranked 23rd in the nation in the latest Ultimate College Softball poll. The poll was released late Tuesday morning (May 5).
April 28, 2009
The FGCU softball program has announced plans for three summer softball camps for girls of all ages and skill levels. FGCU head coach Dave Deiros and his staff, who recently led the Eagles to a 47-9 overall record, will host the camp.
April 28, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University softball team is ranked 25th in the nation in the latest Ultimate College Softball poll. The poll was released late Tuesday morning (April 28).
April 25, 2009
The No. 23 FGCU softball team will host the Lady Bisons of Lipscomb for a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon beginning at 2 p.m. The games can be seen live on ASun.TV.
April 25, 2009
Eagles Finish Season 2nd in the A-Sun with a 15-5 conference record, and 47-9 overall
April 23, 2009
The Eagles improved to 46-8 overall and 14-4 in conference with a pair of wins over the Blemont Bruins, 14-0 & 9-1
April 22, 2009
The No. 23 FGCU softball team will host the Bruins of Belmont for a doubleheader on Thursday night beginning at 5 p.m. The games can be seen liv eon ASun.TV.
April 21, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University softball team is ranked 23rd in the nation in the latest Ultimate College Softball poll. The poll was released late Tuesday morning (April 21).
April 21, 2009
The FGCU Softball team improved to 44-8 on the season and 12-4 in the A-Sun with a doubleheader sweep of the Stetson Hatters at the FGCU Softball Complex Tuesday night
April 20, 2009
The FGCU softball team will host the Hatters of Stetson for a doubleheader on Tuesday night beginning at 5p.m. The Eagles have a 42-8 overall record (10-4 A-Sun), including winning 34 of their last 38 games.
April 18, 2009
The FGCU Softball team gave up 14 runs in two games as the Camels swept the Eagles in A-Sun doubleheader action on Saturday. The consecutive losses are the first time all season that FGCU has experienced a two-game losing streak.
April 17, 2009
The No. 19 FGCU softball team will face the Camels of Campbell for a doubleheader on Saturday at noon.
April 15, 2009
The No. 19 Eagles avenged an earlier loss to FIU and held the Golden Panthers to one run on Wednesday night in a 3-0 and 4-1 doubleheader sweep.
April 14, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University softball team is ranked 19th in the nation in the latest Ultimate College Softball poll.
April 14, 2009
The FGCU softball team will host the Golden Panthers of Florida International for a double-header on Wednesday night.
April 07, 2009
The FGCU softball team received 20 votes in this week's ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 Poll the Amateur Softball Association announced on Tuesday.
April 07, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University softball team is ranked 21th in the nation in the latest Ultimate College Softball poll. The poll was released late Monday night (April 6).
April 04, 2009
The FGCU pitching staff held the Owls scoreless on Saturday afternoon as the Eagles swept Kennesaw State in an A-Sun Conference doubleheader.
April 03, 2009
Courtney Platt went 4-for-4 with five RBI and two homeruns as the Eagles split Friday's Atlantic Sun softball doubleheader against the Bears of Mercer. FGCU defeated the Bears 7-5 in game one, but lost game to 4-3.
April 01, 2009
The ASA announced today the 25 finalists for the 2009 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year. Cheyenne Jenks became the second Eagle to be named a finalist for the national honor.
March 31, 2009
The FGCU softball team received 11 votes in this week's ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 Poll the Amateur Softball Association announced on Tuesday.
March 31, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University softball team is ranked 19th in the nation in the latest Ultimate College Softball poll. The poll was released early Monday night (Mar. 30).
March 28, 2009
Florida Gulf Coast swept the ETSU Lady Bucs by scores of 11-5 and 5-4 Saturday afternoon in A-Sun softball action.
March 26, 2009
The No. 20 Eagles have been featured on ESPN.com. This marks the second time that the FGCU softball team has been featured on ESPN.com in the last two years.
March 26, 2009
Thanks to some hot bats, Florida Gulf Coast swept the USC Upstate Spartans by scores of 8-0 and 10-2 Thursday evening in A-Sun softball action.
March 24, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University softball team is ranked 20th in the nation in the latest Ultimate College Softball poll. The poll was released early Tuesday morning (Mar. 24).
March 24, 2009
The FGCU softball team received 16 votes in this week's ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 Poll the Amateur Softball Association announced on Tuesday.
March 21, 2009
The FGCU softball team had its 24-game winning streak snapped in the first game of a doubleheader split against UNF at the UNF Softball Complex.
March 20, 2009
Eagles outscore Dolphins 39-5 in the doubleheader; Jessica Paez and Samantha Waldron each hit three home runs and drove in eight runs apiece
March 17, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University softball team is ranked 18th in the nation in the latest Ultimate College Softball poll. The poll was released early Tuesday morning (Mar. 17).
March 17, 2009
The FGCU softball team received 15 votes in this week's ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 Poll.
March 16, 2009
FGCU senior Cheyenne Jenks and junior left fielder Lauran Ziegler were named to the USF Under Armour Showcase All-Tournament team, the USF softball program announced Monday morning.
March 15, 2009
The #23 FGCU softball team used a four-run sixth to knock off the #21/14 UMass Minutewomen by the final of 6-3 on Sunday morning in Clearwater, Fla.
March 14, 2009
Cheyenne Jenks and Courtney Platt led the Eagles to a day two sweep at the USF Under Armour Showcase and extend the FGCU winning streak to 21 games.
March 13, 2009
The No. 23 FGCU softball team opened up the USF Under Armour Showcase at the Eddie C Moore Complex with a pair of wins on Friday, extending their winning streak to 19 games.
March 12, 2009
The No. 23 FGCU softball team plays its final tournament before conference play begins when it heads to Clearwater, Fla. for the USF Under Armour Showcase on March 13-15.
March 10, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University softball team has broken into the top 25 of the Ultimate College Softball Poll. The Eagles are ranked 23rd in country according to the latest UCS poll, released on Tuesday.
March 09, 2009
Preseason All-Conference third baseman Cheyenne Jenks knocked in 14 runs to extend the Eagles winning streak to 17 with a 6-for-6 weekend at the Pepsi Malihini Kipa Aloha Tournament to earn her second consecutive Player of the Week award.
March 08, 2009
Cassidy Rash allowed just four hits and Cheyenne Jenks hit a grand slam as the Eagles defeated Santa Clara 11-1 in five innings.
March 07, 2009
Cat McDaniel won her 11th straight start & Jessica Carter drove in three runs for the Eagles. FGCU continues play today against Mount St. Mary's at 6 PM and Radford at 8 PM.
March 07, 2009
Dana Frantz was strong in the circle and Jessica Carter and Cheyenne Jenks drove in 12 runs combined as the Eagles went 2-0 on day three of the Hawaii Tournament.
March 05, 2009
Jessica Carter's 2-run double leads Eagles over Oregon State; Jenks, Paez, & Miller all homer in win over Mississippi State
March 04, 2009
The FGCU softball team received 10 votes in this week's Ultimate College Softball Top 25.. This is the sixth time that the Eagles have received votes in a Division I Top 25 poll.
March 04, 2009
The FGCU softball team, 19-4 overall, will travel to Manoa, Hawaiii to participate in the Pepsi Malihini Kipa Aloha Tournament from March 5-8.
March 02, 2009
Cheyenne Jenks showed why she was named A-Sun Preseason Player of the Year, collecting four home runs and nine RBI, to earn her first career Player of the Week honor, the conference announced Monday.
March 01, 2009
The FGCU softball team scored 14 runs in two games as they knocked off Dartmouth and St. Francis on Sunday in the final day of the FGCU Spring Break Invitational.
February 28, 2009
The Eagles' bats continued to stay hot as they scored 29 runs in their two games on Saturday at the FGCU Softball Complex
February 27, 2009
The Eagles outscored their opponents 19-0 as they won their first two games of the FGCU Spring Break Tournament.
February 26, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University softball team will participate in its fourth straight tournament as they get set to host the FGCU Spring Break Invitational.
February 24, 2009
The FGCU softball team received two votes in this week's Ultimate College Softball Top 25 that was announced on Monday.
February 24, 2009
The FGCU softball team completed with a two-game sweep of EMU on Tuesday at the FGCU Softball Complex. The Eagles won game one, 9-6, and game two 3-2.
February 23, 2009
The FGCU softball team will host the Eagles of Eastern Michigan for a double-header on Tuesday night.
February 22, 2009
Samantha Waldron drove in the winning run as the FGCU softball team defeated Michigan State 6-5 on day three of the FGCU Spring Break Tourney.
February 21, 2009
The FGCU softball team finished 2-0 in the second day of the FGCU Spring Break Tournament and picked up the program's first win over a nationally ranked opponent.
February 20, 2009
The FGCU softball team finished 1-1 in the first day of the FGCU Spring Break Tournament and junior Cat McDaniel pitched a no-hitter in game one of the day for FGCU.
February 19, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University softball team will participate in its third straight tournament as they get set to host the FGCU Spring Break Invitational.
February 16, 2009
Courtney Platt proved to be the hitting star for the FGCU offense, collecting nine RBI, to earn her first career Player of the Week honor, the conference announced Monday.
February 15, 2009
Leading 8-3 in the seventh, the FGCU softball team surrendered five runs to tie the game and then lost 10-9 in nine innings against FIU at the Blue and Gold Felsberg Memorial on Sunday afternoon.
February 14, 2009
The Eagles continued to score runs in bunches as they knocked off Temple 8-1 and followed that with a 14-4 victory over St. John's. FGCU will face Florida International on the final day of the tournament tomorrow.
February 13, 2009
The FGCU softball team won a pair of games in the first day of the FIU Blue & Gold Felsberg Memorial Tournament .
February 12, 2009
The FGCU softball team heads to Miami this weekend with five games at the Blue & Gold Felsberg Memorial Tournament on Feb. 13-15 (Friday-Sunday) at FIU.
February 08, 2009
USF's Tara Toscano singled home the winning run in the bottom of the seventh to give the Bulls a 4-3 victory over FGCU and the 2009 Louisville Slugger Tournament Championship.
February 07, 2009
The FGCU softball team won a pair games at the USF Louisville Slugger Tourney on Saturday.
February 06, 2009
The FGCU softball team won one of two games on the opening day of the USF Louisville Slugger Tournament.
February 05, 2009
The 2009 version of the FGCU softball team will begin its quest for the program's second consecutive A-Sun Championship Friday when it starts play at the USF Louisville Slugger Tournament in Tampa, Fla.
January 29, 2009
With conference softball teams set to open the 2009 season in the coming days, the Atlantic Sun Conference announced the results of its annual preseason softball poll Thursday afternoon.
December 17, 2008
The FGCU softball program has announced plans for a winter softball camp for girls of all ages and skill levels.
November 24, 2008
FGCU softball head coach David Deiros announced that four players have signed National Letters of Intent to attend FGCU next fall and play for the 2010 Eagle softball team, which finished last season with a 48-16 record and tied for a share of the Atlantic Sun regular season championship.
November 13, 2008
The Eagles have 25 home games and a trip to the Malihini Tournament to highlight the 2009 slate.
October 10, 2008
The FGCU softball program has announced plans for a fall softball camp for girls of all ages and skill levels. FGCU head coach Dave Deiros, who recently led the Eagles, who were in their first season at Division I, to a 48-16 overall record and a share of the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season championship, will host the camp.
August 06, 2008
Softball tryouts for anyone interested in joining the team will be held on Monday afternoon, September 8th, at 3:00 PM at the FGCU Softball Stadium.
July 16, 2008
In mid-May, Carmen Paez drove to Lowell, Mass., home of the New England Riptide of the six-team National Pro Fastpitch League, after being offered a roster spot sight-unseen from the team's head coach.