2013-14 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.
April 03, 2014
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- The FGCU sand volleyball team will travel east this weekend to take part in the 2014 FIU Surf and Turf Duals on South Beach. The Eagles will take on UNF, FAU, LSU and host FIU in the two-day event.
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.
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 29, 2014
ESTERO, Fla. -- In a rematch of Friday's dual matches, the FGCU sand volleyball team fell to Mercer and UNF Saturday afternoon at the Estero Community Park. The Eagles fall to 1-12 on the season and 0-8 in Atlantic Sun action.
March 28, 2014
ESTERO, Fla. -- In its first home matches of the Atlantic Sun season, the FGCU sand volleyball team fell 5-0 to UNF before being edged by Mercer 3-2 in a tight fight. With the losses, the Eagles fall to 1-10 on the season. UNF improves to 9-3 on the year, while Mercer moves to 6-4.
March 27, 2014
ESTERO, Fla. -- Looking to earn their first home win of the season, the FGCU sand volleyball team returns to Estero for Atlantic Sun action this weekend with matches against Mercer and North Florida. Coming off a tough mid-week schedule where their last match had to be called due to limited lighting, the 1-8 Eagles are looking to earn not only their first home win, but their first conference win this season.
March 25, 2014
MIAMI, Fla. -- Despite two wins from the no. 1 pair, the FGCU sand volleyball team dropped matches to FIU and FAU on Tuesday afternoon before calling a third match against Webber due to darkness. The Eagles fall to 1-8 on the season with the losses in Miami.
March 22, 2014
DeLAND, Fla. -- The FGCU sand volleyball was unable to capture its first Atlantic Sun win as it went 0-4 on the weekend at the Stetson Sand Courts, dropping matches against Jacksonville University and Stetson University. In Saturday’s play, the Eagles fell to the Dolphins 4-1 and were swept by Stetson 5-0.
March 21, 2014
DeLAND, Fla. - In its first Atlantic Sun matches of the year, the FGCU sand volleyball team was unable to capture a victory. Competing against Jacksonville University and Stetson University at the Stetson sand volleyball courts, the Eagles fell 1-4 and 0-5, respectively to drop to 1-4 on the season.
March 21, 2014
DeLAND, Fla. -- The FGCU sand volleyball team will travel to Stetson University on Friday, Mar. 21 to begin Atlantic Sun conference play. The Eagles will face Jacksonville University and Stetson University on Friday and Saturday, Mar. 22 at the Stetson Sand Volleyball Courts.
March 18, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- In its first home match of the 2014 season, the FGCU sand volleyball team fell to FAU 3-2 Tuesday afternoon. The Eagles fall to 1-2 in dual matches this season, while the Owls earn their first win to move to 1-5 on the year.
March 17, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The FGCU sand volleyball team is set to play its first 2014 season home match on Tuesday, March 18 at 4 p.m. against Florida Atlantic University. The match, held at the Estero Community Park located in Estero, will be the third time these teams meet on the sand, with the Eagles being undefeated against the Owls as a team.
March 08, 2014
DeLAND, Fla. -- The FGCU sand volleyball team continued the 2014 season with the Stetson Pairs Tournament Saturday at the Stetson Sand Courts. The Eagles saw a strong performance from Kaitlin Holm (Fort Myers, Fla./Fort Myers High School) and Whitney Masters (Muncie, Ind./Wahahani High School), who reached the consolation bracket final in the top division of the tournament.
March 08, 2014
DeLAND, Fla. -- The FGCU sand volleyball team opened the 2014 season with two dual matches on Friday at the Stetson Sand Courts. The Eagles swept Warner University 5-0 before falling in a competitive match to Tulane University 3-2. The 1-1 mark is the best start for an FGCU sand team in three years of competition.
March 06, 2014
DeLAND, Fla. -- In its third year of competition, the FGCU sand volleyball team will kick off the season this weekend as they compete at Stetson University this weekend. The Eagles will take on Warner and Tulane on Friday, March 7 and will participate in the Stetson Pairs Tournament on Saturday, March 8.
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.
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 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 10, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The FGCU women's volleyball staff has announced the 2014 summer camp schedule.
February 10, 2014
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Matthew Botsford, who has served as an assistant coach at five different collegiate institutions and most recently at Colorado State University, has been named the new FGCU volleyball and sand volleyball coach, Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh announced on Monday.
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 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.
December 01, 2013
FGCU volleyball and sand volleyball coach Dave Nichols has announced that he will resign from both positions, effective Feb. 22, 2014. Nichols has spent the past six years in charge of the volleyball program, and has been the only coach in the history of the sand volleyball program which began playing competitively in the spring of 2012.
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
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.