2007-08 Volleyball News
August 01, 2008
FGCU will play 11 home matches this year. The Eagles have won 25 consecutive home matches and are 33-1 all-time in Alico Arena.
July 21, 2008
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The USA Volleyball Men's Junior National team will hold a scrimmage on July 31 at 7:00 pm in Alico Arena. The team is currently the eighth ranked team in the world. The scrimmage is free and open to the public.
April 28, 2008
Nichols won 276 games in 12 years and two national championships at Barry. He was named Coach of the Year after leading Barry to the 2001 national championship.
November 14, 2007
After wrapping up the A-Sun Championship in their first year in the league, the FGCU volleyball team begins to collect post-season hardware. Junior Ana Kokanovic (Lazarevac, Serbia) was named Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Year and Roberta Santos (Recife, Brazil) joined her on the first team. Brooke Youngquist (Fort Myers, Fla.) earned second team honors.
November 06, 2007
The FGCU volleyball team completed its first Division I season with a 25-3 record and Atlantic Sun Championship after falling to Florida International on Tuesday night.
November 03, 2007
The FGCU volleyball team wrapped up the Atlantic Sun Championship with a 3-0 (30-22, 30-24, 30-23) of Jacksonville. With the win, the Eagles improve to 23-2 overall and finish their inaugural A-Sun campaign with a 10-1 mark while Jacksonville falls to 16-12 and 8-3.
November 02, 2007
The FGCU volleyball team swept the University of North Florida 3-0 (30-23, 30-18, 30-23) for their 22nd win of the season. Despite being A-Sun rivals, the match was not a conference match. UNF falls to 4-23 on the season.
October 27, 2007
The FGCU volleyball team rolled to their 21st win of the season and 9th A-Sun win with a 3-0 (31-29, 30-17, 30-20) win at Mercer. The Eagles improve to 21-2 overall and 9-1 in the A-Sun while Mercer falls to 8-16, 6-3. The Eagles clinched a share of the regular-season volleyball championship and can win the title outright next weekend with a win at Jacksonville.
October 26, 2007
The FGCU volleyball team earned the 100th win in program history with a 3-0 (30-15, 30-12, 30-16) sweep of Kennesaw State in Atlantic Sun Conference play on Friday night. The Eagles improve to 20-2 overall and 8-1 in the A-Sun while Kennesaw State falls to 4-21, 2-6 A-Sun.
October 20, 2007
The FGCU volleyball team swept North Florida 3-0 (30-14, 30-14, 30-18) for their 5th straight win and 19th of the season. FGCU improves to 19-2, 7-1 A-Sun while UNF falls to 4-20, 1-8 A-Sun. For the Eagles, it also marked the 24th straight win in Alico Arena and sent seniors Patricia Silva, Whitney Hendry and Brooke Youngquist out winners on senior night.
October 19, 2007
The FGCU volleyball team extended its home winning streak to 24 matches with a 3-1 (30-23, 30-28, 28-30, 30-22) win over Jacksonville. With the win, FGCU moves to 18-2 while Jacksonville falls to 13-11.
October 18, 2007
The Eagles host Jacksonville and North Florida this weekend in the final home matches of the season. Jacksonville is currently 12-10 overall and 6-2 in league play while UNF is 4-19 overall and 1-7 in A-Sun action.
October 17, 2007
The FGCU volleyball program recorded one of the biggest wins in school history with a 3-2 win at USF on Wednesday night. The Eagles improve to 17-2 while the Bulls fall to 12-6
October 16, 2007
After reclaiming the top spot in the Atlantic Sun Conference with a 6-1 league record, FGCU steps out of conference for a trip to Tampa to face USF in the Sun Dome on Wednesday night
October 15, 2007
A week after posting consecutive double-doubles en route to her first career Player of the Week honor, Florida Gulf Coast's Ana Kokanovic notched the school's first-ever triple-double and set a new conference record with 11 service aces in a 3-1 victory over defending regular season champion ETSU, becoming the first back-to-back weekly honoree in the Atlantic Sun since 2005
October 13, 2007
Ana Kokanovic recorded the first triple-double in school history and set a new conference record with 11 aces in FGCU's 3-1 win over ETSU. The Eagles improve to 16-2 and 6-1 in the A-Sun and take over first place in the league.
October 12, 2007
The FGCU volleyball team got back on track with a 3-0 (30-17, 30-19, 30-13) win over USC Upstate. The Eagles move to a 15-2 overall record and 5-1 in the A-Sun Conference while USC Upstate falls to 6-13 overall and 0-6 in the conference
October 08, 2007
Ana Kokanovic named A-Sun Volleyball Player of the Week after leading FGCU to a 3-1 win over preseason league favorite Belmont
October 07, 2007
The FGCU women's volleyball team saw its 14 match winning snapped on Sunday afternoon after suffering a 3-2 loss to Lipscomb. The Eagles slip to 14-2, 4-1 A-Sun, while Lipscomb improves to 9-9, 3-2 A-Sun
October 05, 2007
The FGCU volleyball team cruised to its 14th straight win with a 3-1 (30-24, 30-21, 30-32, 30-25) win over defending A-Sun champion and preseason favorite Belmont
October 04, 2007
The FGCU volleyball team puts their 13-match winning streak on the line against league favorite Belmont on Friday night.
September 29, 2007
The FGCU volleyball team streaked to their 13th straight win with a 3-0 (30-20, 30-27, 30-21) sweep A-Sun rival Stetson
September 25, 2007
FGCU won their 21st straight home match with the win. The Eagles have also now won 39 consecutive games at Alico Arena and 25 straight games overall during the 2007 season
September 22, 2007
Eagles improve to 2-0 in Atlantic Sun play with 3-0 (30-19, 30-19, 30-19) sweep of Campbell
September 21, 2007
The FGCU volleyball team continue their winning streak with a victory over Gardner-Webb University in their first A-Sun Conference game in school history
September 20, 2007
The FGCU Volleyball team will look to extend its winning streak as they host A-Sun foes Gardner-Webb and Campbell at Alico Arena this weekend.
September 17, 2007
Roberta Santos was named Atlantic Sun Player of the Week after leading the Eagles to their ninth straight win and third tournament title in as many weeks.
September 15, 2007
The FGCU Volleyball team hit .339 as a team and three players recorded double-doubles in a 3-0 win over James Madison University to capture the JMU/Days Inn Invitational.
September 14, 2007
September 13, 2007
The FGCU Volleyball team will look to extend their winning streak as they travel to Harrisonburg, Va., for the James Madison University/Days Inn Invitational this weekend
September 08, 2007
The FGCU volleyball team opened its second day of play in the FGCU Supervolley Tournament by sweeping the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats in dominate fashion (30-10, 29-17, 30-8), while moving to a record of 6-1 on Saturday afternoon at Alico Arena
September 07, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team won their fifth straight match with a 3-0 (30-17, 30-24, 30-17) sweep of North Carolina Central on Friday night in the FGCU Supervolley Tournament
September 06, 2007
The FGCU Volleyball team will hold its first home match as a member of Division I tomorrow in the FGCU Supervolley Tournament.
September 01, 2007
The FGCU volleyball team improved to 4-1 with a pair of 3-1 wins over UC Riverside and Northern Colorado on Saturday afternoon
August 31, 2007
The FGCU volleyball team scored their second blowout in a row. The Eagles improved to 2-1 with a 3-0 (30-14, 30-15, 30-22) sweep of St. Francis (PA) on Friday night
August 30, 2007
The FGCU Volleyball team is back in action tomorrow at 6:30 pm in the Northern Colorado Hampton Inn & Suites Classic. The Eagles face St. Francis on Friday and UC-Riverside and the hosts Bears on Saturday.
August 25, 2007
After suffering a tough loss in their first Division I match, the Eagles rebounded to crush UNC-Asheville 3-0. FGCU outhit the Bulldogs .311 to .021 in the 3-0 sweep. The Eagles racked up 48 kills to just 18 for the Bulldogs
August 24, 2007
FGCU nearly made their debut in Division I just the way it wanted, with a win. However, after taking a 2-1 lead in the match, TCU rallied to spoil the Eagles first Division I contest with a 3-2 victory.
August 23, 2007
The FGCU Volleyball team opens the 2007 season tomorrow (August 24, 2007) against TCU in Tallahassee as part of the Florida State Invitational
August 15, 2007
The Atlantic Sun released the 2007 preseason volleyball poll today. FGCU, in its first year in the A-Sun, was fourth in the coaches poll. The Eagles received 111 votes including three first place votes, finishing only one point behind Jacksonville.
June 12, 2007
The 2007 slate features 10 home matches