Sand Volleyball News
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April 18, 2014
ESTERO, Fla. -- Despite a valiant effort in the second match of the day, the FGCU sand volleyball team dropped two matches at the Atlantic Sun Championship Friday at the Estero Community Park. The no. 5 Eagles fell to no. 4 Mercer to open the tournament and concluded their season with a loss cross-state rival Stetson.
April 17, 2014
MACON, Ga. -- On the eve of the 2014 Atlantic Sun Conference Championship Tournament, the FGCU sand volleyball team earned two positions on the Academic All-Conference team. Senior Karina Mambuca and junior Whitney Masters each received the accolade, which is voted on by the league’s sports information directors.
April 17, 2014
ESTERO, Fla. -- Entering competition as the no. 5 seed, the FGCU sand volleyball team will compete in and host the 2014 Atlantic Sun Conference Sand Volleyball Tournament Friday, April 18 and Saturday, April 19 at the Estero Community Park. The Eagles welcome the league’s four other teams for the two-day event.
April 14, 2014
SIESTA KEY, Fla. – Although not competing as a team, the FGCU sand volleyball team saw five pairs compete at the 2014 Fiesta on Siesta Sand Volleyball tournament this weekend. The Eagles took part in the nation’s largest collegiate sand volleyball tournament on Saturday, April 12 and Sunday April 13.
April 10, 2014
ESTERO, Fla. -- In the final dual match of the season, the FGCU sand volleyball team's match with Grand Canyon University came down to the third set of the final match at the Estero Community Park. The Eagles were slightly edged with a two-point loss in the third set of the decisive match to drop a 3-2 decision. With the loss, the Eagles fall to 2-16 on the season, while the Antelopes improve to 7-3.
April 08, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- FGCU women's volleyball head coach Matt Botsford announced the addition of Kim Maroon to the staff this week. Maroon comes to FGCU as a former All-American at Villanova and graduate assistant coach at Texas A&M Corpus Christi and will serve as assistant coach in seasons to come.
April 06, 2014
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- Led by first-round wins by two separate pairs, the FGCU sand volleyball team advanced to the semifinal round at the FIU Pairs Tournament Sunday on the campus of Florida International University.
April 05, 2014
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- Despite two strong battles, the FGCU sand volleyball team finished the FIU Surf and Turf Tournament with losses to LSU and FIU Saturday afternoon on Miami’s South Beach. The Eagles fall to 2-15 on the season and finish the tournament with a 1-3 mark after defeating FAU in Friday’s competition.
April 04, 2014
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Despite falling to UNF to open the FIU Surf and Turf Tournament, the FGCU sand volleyball team defeated FAU to snap a 13-game losing streak and move to 2-13 on the season. The Eagles fell to UNF 1-4 before defeating FAU 3-2 Friday afternoon on Miami’s South Beach.
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.