2013-14 Softball News
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April 19, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- With its third-straight shutout, the FGCU softball team earned a series sweep with a 6-0 win over the University of North Florida Saturday afternoon at the FGCU Softball Complex. The Eagles used a win in each of the three games of the series to improve to 28-21-1 with an 11-10 Atlantic Sun record, while the Ospreys fell to 26-21 and 9-15 in conference play.
April 18, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The FGCU softball team avoided anticipated severe weather and earned a double header sweep over the University of North Florida on Friday afternoon at the FGCU Softball Complex. With the wins, the Eagles improve to 27-21-1 on the season with an even 10-10 mark in Atlantic Sun action, while the Ospreys fall to 25-21 and 9-14 in conference play.
April 18, 2014
The FGCU softball team's doubleheader today, Friday, against the University of North Florida at the FGCU Softball Complex has been moved up a 3 p.m. first pitch due to inclement weather expected later this afternoon.
April 17, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The FGCU softball team will host the Ospreys of North Florida in a three-game series this weekend at the FGCU Softball Complex. The series will begin Friday, April 18 with a double header beginning at 5 p.m. and will conclude Saturday at 2 p.m.
April 14, 2014
MACON, Ga. – After leading the FGCU softball team to three wins this weekend, senior Jessica Barnes (Winter Haven, Fla./Haines City High School) earned Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honors, as announced by the conference on Monday. The accolade is Barnes’ third of her career and first this season.
April 13, 2014
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Backed again by power hitting at the top of the lineup, the FGCU softball team defeated Jacksonville University 4-0 Sunday afternoon at the JU Softball Complex. The Eagles move to 25-20-1 on the season and 8-10 in Atlantic Sun Conference action, while also earning a series win over JU with two wins in the three-game series.
April 12, 2014
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The FGCU softball team split the first two of three games played against the Dolphins of Jacksonville University Saturday afternoon at the JU Softball Complex. The Eagles earned a 4-2 win in the series opener before falling 7-6 in the late afternoon game. The Eagles improve to 24-21-1 on the season with a 7-10 mark in Atlantic Sun action.
April 11, 2014
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The FGCU softball team will travel to north Florida to continue conference play this weekend against the Dolphins of Jacksonville University. The three game-series will begin Saturday, April 12, at 1 p.m. and will conclude Sunday, at 1 p.m.
April 09, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- In its final nonconference series of the season, the FGCU softball team split a double header with cross-state foe FAU Wednesday night at the FGCU Softball Complex. The Eagles move to 23-20-1 on the season, while FAU falls to 24-21.
April 08, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The FGCU softball team will play its last nonconference double header against the Owls of FAU this week. The Wednesday matchup will begin at 5 p.m. at the FGCU Softball Complex.
April 06, 2014
The FGCU softball team hosted Atlantic Sun Conference opponent Kennesaw State in the final game of three-game series Sunday afternoon looking for the sweep, but a late KSU home run gave the Owls a 2-1 win at the FGCU Softball Complex.
April 05, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The FGCU softball team took a pair of games with conference opponent Kennesaw State in a matinee double header Saturday afternoon at the FGCU Softball Complex. The Eagles earned a 3-1 win in game one before taking the second game by the same 3-1 score. The Eagles improved to 22-18-1 on the year and 6-8 in Atlantic Sun play.
April 04, 2014
The FGCU Department of Athletics has become just the third school in the nation to partner with Australian-based calendar communication company ECAL to provide Eagles fans the ability to easily input every FGCU sporting event into their personal calendar on their favorite electronic device.
April 04, 2014
FORT MYERS, FLA. -- The FGCU softball team will continue Atlantic Sun action with the Owls of Kennesaw State in a three-game series this weekend. The matchup will begin with a double header Saturday, April 5 at 2 p.m. and will conclude with a single contest at 1 p.m. on Sunday.
April 02, 2014
FORT MYERS, FLA. -- The FGCU softball team split a pair of games with cross-state foe FIU Wednesday night at the FGCU Softball Complex. The Eagles earned a 6-5 win in game one before falling 6-4 in the second game. The Eagles move to 20-18-1 on the year after a strong showing against the Conference USA opponent.
April 02, 2014
FGCU is pleased to invite the public to its 2nd Annual Golf Event at the private Hideout Golf Club on Tuesday, May 6. The event will be a friendly competition among players and a fundraiser to help benefit FGCU Athletics.
April 01, 2014
FORT MYERS, FLA. - The FGCU softball team will break from Atlantic Sun Action to take on the Panthers of FIU in a double header this week. The matchup will begin at 5 p.m. at the FGCU Softball Complex.
March 31, 2014
FGCU Athletics is pleased to unveil 'Birds Eye View' as the official blog of the Eagles, giving fans a unique perspective into news and information about each of the Green and Blue's 15 teams. Fans can access the blog by logging on to FGCUEaglesEye.com.
March 30, 2014
DeLAND, Fla. -- The FGCU softball team lost a pair of games to Stetson University Sunday afternoon at the Patricia Wilson Softball Complex to complete the three-game series in DeLand. The Eagles dropped game one by a score of 4-1 before being narrowly edged in game two with a 2-1 loss. The Green and Blue falls to 19-17-1 on the season with a 4-8 mark in Atlantic Sun action, while the Hatters improve to 25-5 and 9-2 in conference play.
March 29, 2014
DeLAND, Fla. -- Despite a late rally that added three runs in the final inning, the FGCU softball team struggled to match Stetson's offensive production and fell to the Hatters 5-4 Saturday evening at Patricia Wilson Field. With the loss the Eagles fall to 19-15-1 on the season with a 4-6 Atlantic Sun mark, while the Hatters improve to 22-5 with a 7-2 conference record.
March 28, 2014
DeLAND, Fla. -- The FGCU (19-14-1; 4-5 A-Sun) softball team will travel to DeLand this weekend to face conference opponent Stetson (22-5; 6-2A-Sun) in a three-game series. The matchup will begin with a double header at 1 p.m. on Saturday and will conclude with a single contest at 1 p.m. on Sunday.
March 26, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The FGCU Softball team has announced dates for upcoming summer camps. The team will offer advanced camps for hitting, defense and pitching and will present an all-skills camp for players with limited softball experience.
March 23, 2014
SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- The FGCU Softball team dropped the final game of a three-game series to USC Upstate on Sunday afternoon. With the loss, the Eagles fall to 19-14-1 on the season with a 4-5 record in Atlantic Sun play, while the Spartans move to 29-4 and 10-2 in conference action.
March 22, 2014
SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- The FGCU Softball team fell in two games to USC Upstate Saturday afternoon as Atlantic Sun Conference play continued. The Eagles were shutout 8-0 in game one before falling 11-3 in the second game of the double header. The Green and Blue move to 19-13-1 on the season with a 4-4 mark in conference play, while league favorite Upstate improves to 25-4 with a 9-2 record in A-Sun games.
March 21, 2014
SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- The FGCU softball team will travel to South Carolina this weekend to face defending Atlantic Sun Champion USC Upstate in a three-game series. The matchup will begin with a double header at 1 p.m. on Saturday with both games being showcased live on ESPN3, and will conclude with a single contest at 1 p.m. on Sunday.
March 18, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- With two wins over Connecticut on Tuesday afternoon, the FGCU softball team extended a win streak to five games and has now won seven of its last eight. The Eagles defeated the Huskies 3-1 in game one before shutting the visiting team out with a 7-0 win in game two. The Eagles improve to 19-11-1 on the season with the wins, while UConn drops to 5-16.
March 17, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- After winning five of its last six games, the FGCU softball team will break from Atlantic Sun action to welcome Connecticut for a midweek double header Tuesday, March 18 at the FGCU Softball Complex. The Eagles will face the Huskies at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.
March 16, 2014
The FGCU softball team hosted Atlantic Sun Conference opponent ETSU in the final game of three-game series Sunday afternoon, and behind the arm of Jackie Owen claimed a 1-0 victory.
March 15, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The FGCU Softball team hosted Atlantic Sun Conference opponent ETSU in a double header Saturday afternoon at the FGCU Softball Complex. The Eagles swept the Bucs to move to 16-11-1 on the year improve to over .500 at 3-2 in conference as ETSU’s record fell to 10-10 and 1-4 in league action.
March 14, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- After a successful nonconference double header this week, the FGCU softball team will be back in action Saturday and Sunday as the team hosts East Tennessee State University for a three-game series at the FGCU Softball Complex. The Eagles will host a double header beginning at 3 p.m. on Saturday and will wrap up the series with a noon tilt on Sunday.
March 12, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The FGCU Softball team welcomed ACC foes Virginia Tech and Florida State to the FGCU Softball Complex Wednesday afternoon for a midweek double header. The Eagles split the two games, claiming the first tilt against the Hokies in walk-off fashion before falling to FSU in the second game. The Green and Blue improved to 14-11-1 on the season.
March 11, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- After traveling to Nashville, Tenn. to begin Atlantic Sun action this weekend, the FGCU softball team will host a mid-week double header with two ACC foes on Wednesday, March 12 at the FGCU Softball Complex. The Eagles will take on Virginia Tech at 4:45 p.m. and will face Florida State at 7 p.m.
March 09, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- After falling in two games on Saturday, the FGCU softball team responded with a 5-3 win over Lipscomb on Sunday afternoon to begin conference play with a record of 1-2. The Eagles move to 13-10-1 on the year, while the Bisons fall to 19-4.
March 08, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The FGCU softball team dropped two tough games to Lipscomb Saturday afternoon at Draper Diamond to begin Atlantic Sun action. The Lady Bisons produced two walk-off wins to defeat the Eagles during their first weekend of conference action. The Eagles fell 6-4 in seven innings in game one before dropping game two 4-5 in eight innings. FGCU falls to 12-10-1 on the season with a 0-2 mark in conference, while Lipscomb improves to 19-3 and 4-1 in A-Sun play.
March 07, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- As it begins the quest for a second Atlantic Sun Championship, the FGCU softball team will start conference play this weekend at Lipscomb University. The Eagles will play a three-game series in Nashville with a double header on Saturday, March 8 and a single game on Sunday, March 9. First pitch on both days is slated for 2 p.m. EST.
March 03, 2014
MACON, Ga. -- The Atlantic Sun is one of 15 college conferences to have its own branded destination on WatchESPN, the network announced today.
March 02, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Backed by a five-run second inning that included a grand slam from junior Kelsey Carpenter (Oviedo, Fla./Hagerty High School), the FGCU softball team concluded the 2014 FGCU/Four Points by Sheraton Invitational with an 8-0 win over Michigan State of the Big Ten. The Eagles improve to 12-8-1 with the victory, while the Spartans fall to 5-10 on the season.
February 28, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The FGCU softball team opened the 2014 FGCU/Four Points by Sheraton Invitational with a walk-off win over LIU Brooklyn and a 6-2 loss to Hofstra on Friday night. The Eagles move to 11-8-1 on the season and begin the tournament with a 1-1 record.
February 27, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The FGCU softball team will host its third tournament of the 2014 season at the FGCU Softball Complex Friday, Feb. 28 through Sunday, March 2. The FGCU/Four Points by Sheraton Spring Break Tournament will include games against LIU Brooklyn, Hofstra and Michigan State. Eastern Michigan and Bethune-Cookman will also participate in the tournament.
February 26, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- After a close battle with Oakland, the FGCU softball team defeated Eastern Michigan to finish Wednesday’s double header with a split. With the 1-1 record on the day the Eagles move to 10-7-1 on the season.
February 26, 2014
Under the umbrella of the FGCU Athletics Life Skills Program, the Fifth Annual Hillmyer-Tremont Foundation Academic Honors Luncheon was held on Wednesday, Feb. 26 in the Cohen Center Ballroom on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University.
February 25, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- In a break from the tournament schedule, the FGCU Softball team will host a double header Wednesday, Feb. 26 with Oakland University and Eastern Michigan at the FGCU Softball Complex. The Eagles will take on Oakland at 4:45 p.m. before facing Eastern Michigan at 7 p.m. The two teams will begin the day with a 2 p.m. battle of neutral teams.
February 23, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- With 14 total hits and 15 runs scored, the FGCU softball team earned a pair of wins on Sunday afternoon to conclude the FGCU/Four Points by Sheraton Round Robin. The Eagles defeated Harvard 3-1 to open the day and took a five-inning 12-0 win over Eastern Michigan in the tournament’s final game. With the wins, the Green and Blue improve to 9-6-1 on the season.
February 22, 2014
After a 1-1 start to the FGCU/Four Points by Sheraton Round Robin Friday night, the FGCU softball team (7-6-1) came back Saturday afternoon and fell to the Arkansas Razorbacks (12-3) in heartbreaking fashion, surrendering a three-run lead in the sixth and ultimately going quietly into the night by a score of 14-7.
February 22, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- After dropping a close game to Villanova, the FGCU softball team defeated the University of North Dakota in five innings to split a pair of games on the opening day of the FGCU/Four Points by Sheraton Round Robin. The Eagles fell to Villanova 5-4 and defeated North Dakota 12-0 to move to 7-5-1 on the season.
February 20, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. – The FGCU softball team will return to the FGCU Softball Complex to host the 2014 FGCU/Four Points by Sheraton Round Robin Friday, Feb. 21 through Sunday, Feb. 23. The tournament will include Arkansas, Eastern Michigan, Harvard, North Dakota and Villanova with 15 total games played on campus.
February 17, 2014
FGCU Athletics continues to epitomize what embodies a student-athlete as the Eagles extended their outstanding performance in the classroom with a record-tying 3.31 semester GPA and record-breaking 3.33 cumulative GPA for the fall of 2013.
February 16, 2014
MIAMI, Fla. – The FGCU softball team concluded the FIU Classic with a 9-1 loss to Wisconsin Sunday morning in Miami. With the loss, the Eagles fall to 6-4-1 on the season and finish the FIU Classic with a record of 1-4.
February 15, 2014
MIAMI, Fla. -- The FGCU softball team dropped a pair of games to Georgia Southern during the second day of competition at the FIU Classic Saturday afternoon. With the losses, the Eagles drop to 6-3-1 on the season and sit at 1-3 on the weekend.
February 14, 2014
MIAMI, Fla. – The FGCU softball team opened the FIU Classic with a win over Wisconsin before falling to host FIU on Friday to open the FIU Classic with a 1-1 record. The Eagles move to 6-1-1 on the year and still maintain the best start in program history.
February 13, 2014
MIAMI, Fla. -- The FGCU Softball team will continue the 2014 slate as the team travels to Miami this weekend to compete in the FIU Classic. The three-day tournament will include Wisconsin, FIU and Georgia Southern.
February 10, 2014
MACON, Ga. -- After opening the 2014 season at the FGCU/Four Points by Sheraton Invitational this past weekend, junior Kelsey Carpenter (Oviedo, Fla./Hagerty High School) earned Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honors, as announced by the conference Monday afternoon. The accolade is Carpenter's first of the season and second of her career.
February 09, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- With a walk-off win and a tie due to time constraints, the FGCU softball team remained undefeated through the third day of the FGCU/Four Points by Sheraton Invitational. The Eagles defeated Liberty 8-7 Sunday morning at the FGCU Softball Complex and held Western Kentucky to a 1-1 tie before time restrictions called the game after six innings.
February 09, 2014
The FGCU Softball team will square off with Western Kentucky for the FGCU/Four Points by Sheraton Invitational championship today at 1:30 p.m. predicated by the third place game featuring Ole Miss and Georgetown at 11:15 a.m. The Eagles will also play a consolation game opposite Liberty at 9 a.m.
February 08, 2014
The FGCU Softball team had another impressive day at the FGCU Softball complex, taking both games of its doubleheader for the second-consecutive day to improve to 4-0. Jessica Barnes led off the afternoon with a home run over the left field wall and the Green and Blue never looked back as they defeated Western Kentucky 3-2 in game one and Liberty University 9-0.
February 07, 2014
The FGCU softball team opened up its 2014 campaign in the FGCU/Four Points by Sheraton Softball Invitational on Friday evening picking up a pair of wins against Ole Miss and Georgetown and using the long ball to do so with the help of two stellar performances in the circle.
February 06, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The FGCU softball team will begin the 2014 season this weekend as the Eagles host the FGCU/Four Points by Sheraton Invitational Friday, Feb. 7 through Sunday, Feb. 8. The tournament will include Mississippi, Georgetown, Western Kentucky and Liberty University with 13 total games played at the FGCU Softball Complex.
February 04, 2014
This weekend (Feb. 6-9) the FGCU Athletics Department will be hosting the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team who will be making a series of appearances in the area headlined by an exhibition game against the FGCU Celebrity Team at Swanson Stadium on Saturday at 3 p.m.
January 27, 2014
MACON, Ga. -- With the 2014 softball season quickly approaching, the FGCU softball team was selected to finish second in the Atlantic Sun as determined by the league’s coaches in the preseason poll. Senior catcher Chelsea Zgrabik (Venice, Fla./Venice High School) was tabbed Preseason Player of the Year for the second-consecutive season.
January 07, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- With just one month remaining until the first pitch, FGCU softball head coach David Deiros unveiled the Eagles' 2014 schedule this week.
December 20, 2013
FGCU Athletics raised a gross figure of $377,000 thanks to generous support of the FGCU community. The Athletics department extends its most sincere thank you to all the volunteers and supporters that made this event such a huge success.
December 08, 2013
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- FGCU softball Head Coach David Deiros announced the signing of 11 student-athletes during the early-signing period this week. The largest recruit class since the inaugural 2002-03 season will join the Eagles for the 2014-15 academic year.
December 03, 2013
The FGCU Athletics Development Office is pleased to announce that the 4th Annual "Night at the Nest" gala that will be held this coming Sunday, Dec. 8, at Alico Arena is sold out.
November 06, 2013
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- There are still positions available for FGCU softball's winter camp. The FGCU softball camp for experienced softball players, ages 13 and older will take place Nov. 23 and 24. FGCU head coach Dave Deiros will host the camp, while assistant coach Alycia Bachkora and members of the 2014 squad will assist with instruction.
October 24, 2013
The FGCU Department of Athletics has announced the promotion of Denise Da Silveira to Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing & Sales, as appointed by Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh this week.
October 01, 2013
The Florida Gulf Coast University Eagles Club Advisory Board has announced the creation of the Naples Advisory Committee (NAC) in order to reach a larger audience and stretch awareness and support for FGCU Athletics.
September 20, 2013
For some college athletes, weekends during the offseason are spent relaxing. For others, they are a time to get ahead and prepare for the season, but for the FGCU softball team they are a time to give back to a community that has given them so much.
September 20, 2013
The Florida Gulf Coast University Department of Athletics has announced the addition of Jamie Church to the athletics communication staff, as released by Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh.
August 19, 2013
A recap of Eagle Revolution built exclusively from tweets.
August 16, 2013
FORT MYERS, Fla. - With the 2013-14 year about to commence, FGCU student-athletes will look to build off a record-setting academic performance during the 2012-13 year in which they posted a 3.31 term GPA for the Spring Semester and 3.29 cumulative GPA.