2011-12 Sand Volleyball News
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June 04, 2012
After helping guide the FGCU women's volleyball team to an 18-13 overall record and a trip to the semifinals of the Atlantic Sun conference tournament last season as an assistant coach, Fernanda Nelson has resigned and accepted the head coaching position at Florida Atlantic University of the Sun Belt conference. She will be the fifth head coach in the program's history.
May 04, 2012
After leading FGCU at the inaugural Atlantic Sun Sand Volleyball Championship, senior Holly Youngquist (Estero, Fla./Evangelical Christian HS) was named to the Atlantic Sun’s Academic All-Conference team the league office announced on Friday, May. 4.
April 22, 2012
The FGCU sand volleyball team picked up a pairs championship Sunday afternoon on the final day of the 2012 Atlantic Sun Sand Volleyball Championship at the Dolphin Beach Volleyball Complex.
April 21, 2012
The FGCU volleyball team defeated Mercer but fell to eventual champion UNF on day two of the inaugural Atlantic Sun Conference Sand Volleyball Championship.
April 20, 2012
The FGCU sand volleyball team split a pair of matches on Friday (April 20), falling to Stetson (4-1) and taking down Jacksonville (4-1) on the opening day of play at the Atlantic Sun Conference Sand Volleyball Championship.
April 19, 2012
Riding a four-match winning streak, the FGCU sand volleyball team will head into the inaugural Atlantic Sun Conference Championship beginning Friday on the campus of Jacksonville University at the Dolphin Beach Volleyball Complex.
April 13, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast sand volleyball team defeated Conference USA foe Tulane (1-9), 3-2, in a neutral site match in Siesta Key.
April 12, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast sand volleyball team is set to take on Conference USA foe Tulane on Friday, April 13. The match is set to begin at 12:00 p.m.
April 11, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast sand volleyball team defeated FAU (0-5), 3-2, in the 2012 home finale on Wednesday at Estero Community Park.
April 10, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast sand volleyball team hosts its final home match of the season on Wednesday, April 11 vs. in-state foe FAU. The match, which will be played at Estero Community Park, is set to begin at 2:00 p.m.
March 30, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast sand volleyball team defeated Stetson, 3-2, its first-ever home match on Friday at Estero Community Park.
March 29, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast sand volleyball team hosts its first-ever home match on Friday, March 30 vs. in-state foe Stetson. The match, which will be played at Estero Community Park, is set to begin at 1:30 p.m.
March 24, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast sand volleyball team picked up its first win of the season and went 1-2 on Saturday during Day 1 of competition at the Seminole Sand Battle held at Florida State’s Seminole Sand Volleyball Complex.
March 23, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast sand volleyball team heads to Tallahassee, Fla. to compete in its first-ever tournament on Saturday and Sunday at FSU's Seminole Sand Volleyball Complex.
March 16, 2012
The FGCU sand volleyball squad will make its program debut Saturday, March 17 at 9:30 a.m. against Atlantic Sun Conference foe Stetson at the Stetson Sand Volleyball Complex.
March 15, 2012
Head Coach Dave Nichols has released the inaugural 2012 schedule for the FGCU sand volleyball program.
November 16, 2011
The Florida Gulf Coast University Athletic Department will be increasing to 15 sports with the addition of women’s sand volleyball as a varsity program, with competition commencing in the spring of 2012. FGCU becomes one of the latest schools to add sand volleyball as the sport gains NCAA championship status for the first time in 2012. FGCU will now feature nine women's and six men's intercollegiate teams.
October 28, 2011
The Atlantic Sun Conference became the first NCAA conference to declare sand volleyball a championship sport yesterday when the sport was officially approved for conference play. The inaugural A-Sun Sand Volleyball Championship will be played this coming spring.