2010-11 Volleyball News
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November 16, 2010
After winning back-to-back matches to wrap up the 2010 regular season, the FGCU volleyball team collected a little post-season hardware. Junior Holly Youngquist earned Atlantic Sun All-Conference second team honors, while freshman Camil Dominguez earned an Atlantic Sun All-Freshman Team selection.
November 16, 2010
Lipscomb University, which claimed the volleyball regular season championship by going undefeated in conference play, is the No. 1 seed in this week's Atlantic Sun Conference Volleyball Tournament, conference officials announced.
November 13, 2010
Seniors Emma Racila and Chelsea Lyles led the team with 14 kills and 13 kills, respectively, as the FGCU volleyball squad swept Stetson, 3-0 (25-21, 25-14, 25-19), on Saturday night.
November 11, 2010
Sophomore Brittany Muse and senior Chelsea Lyles finished with 14 kills and 12 kills, respectively, while Camil Dominguez and Holly Youngquist registered double doubles as the FGCU volleyball squad swept USF 3-0 (28-26, 25-16, 25-18) Thursday night.
November 09, 2010
Senior Chelsea Lyles recorded a team-high eight kills as the FGCU volleyball squad was swept by FIU 3-0 (19-25, 12-25, 23-25) on Tuesday night.
November 08, 2010
The FGCU volleyball team play their final non-conference matches of the season as they host the FIU Panthers (16-10 overall, 10-4 A-Sun) at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, followed by a Thursday night (7 p.m.) matchup in Tampa, Fla. with the Bulls of USF (10-14 overall, 6-7 BIG EAST).
November 06, 2010
Seniors Chelsea Lyles and Caitlin Shawver picked up double digit kills each and setter Camil Dominguez registered a double double as the FGCU Volleyball team fell to Belmont, 3-1 (23-25, 16-25, 29-27, 19-25) in A-Sun play on Saturday night at Alico Arena.
November 05, 2010
Senior Chelsea Lyles recorded a career-high and game-high 22 kills and hit. 375 as the Eagles dropped a tough match to the defending A-Sun champs Lipscomb 3-2 (16-25, 25-23, 23-25, 25-20, 12-15) Friday night at Alico Arena.
November 04, 2010
The Florida Gulf Coast volleyball team will host a pair of Atlantic Sun Conference matches this weekend as they welcome Lipscomb and Belmont to Alico Arena.
November 04, 2010
FGCU volleyball libero/outside hitter Holly Youngquist (Estero, Fla./Evangelical Christian) added to her solid junior campaign on Thursday afternoon when she was named to the ESPN Academic All-District 3 second team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
October 30, 2010
Chelsea Lyles recorded a team-high eight kills as the FGCU volleyball squad was swept by ETSU 3-0 (25-15, 25-21, 27-25) on Saturday afternoon.
October 29, 2010
Junior Holly Youngquist and freshman Camil Dominguez recorded double doubles as the FGCU volleyball squad swept USC Upstate 3-0 (25-12, 25-18, 26-24) Friday night to pick up their second A-Sun Conference victory of the season.
October 28, 2010
The Florida Gulf Coast volleyball team will head north this weekend to continue Atlantic Sun Conference play with matches at USC Upstate and ETSU.
October 16, 2010
Senior Caitlin Shawver recorded a game-high 13 kills and senior Chelsea Lyles finished with 11 kills and nine total blocks as the FGCU volleyball team fell to Mercer, 3-2 (17-25, 22-25, 25-17, 25-20, 11-15) in A-Sun play on Saturday night at Alico Arena.
October 15, 2010
Chelsea Lyles and Emma Racila picked up 10 kills each and Holly Youngquist recorded a game-high 24 digs as the FGCU volleyball team fell to Kennesaw State, 3-1 (24-26, 25-15, 13-25, 14-25), in A-Sun play on Friday night.
October 14, 2010
After playing 13 consecutive road matches the FGCU volleyball squad returns home to host a pair of conference contests at Alico Arena. The Eagles will host Kennesaw State (Oct. 15) for 'DIG PINK' night and Mercer (Oct. 16).
October 08, 2010
Jacqueline Cowden (Danville, Calif./Monte Vista HS/ Temple) and Brittany Muse (Arcadia, Fla./DeSoto County HS) picked up six kills each and Holly Youngquist (Estero, Fla./Evangelical Christian) racked up a season-high 26 digs as the FGCU volleyball team dropped an A-Sun match at Campbell, 3-0 (25-19, 25-22, 25-17) Friday night.
October 07, 2010
After splitting a pair of matches in its first week of Atlantic Sun action, the FGCU volleyball squad will head to Buies Creek, N.C. to face Campbell in conference play on Friday night at 7 p.m.
October 02, 2010
Seniors Chelsea Lyles (Colorado Springs, Col./Harrison HS/Western Nebraska CC) and Adrianne McNally (Howell, Mich./Pinckney HS) each registered 11 kills as the FGCU volleyball squad swept UNF 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 25-21) Saturday afternoon to pick up their first A-Sun Conference victory of the season.
October 01, 2010
Sophomore Brittany Muse racked up a career-high and game-high 23 kills and hit .317 as the Eagles dropped their 2010 A-Sun Conference opener to Jacksonville 3-2 (25-21, 24-26, 25-18, 23-25, 16-18) Friday evening at Swisher Gymnasium.
October 01, 2010
The Florida Gulf Coast volleyball team will head to Jacksonville, Fla. this weekend to open Atlantic Sun Conference play with matches at Jacksonville and UNF.
September 27, 2010
USA Deaf Volleyball has announced the selection of 13 women for the U.S. Deaf National Volleyball team for the 2010-2013 term. Florida Gulf Coast redshirt-senior outside hitter Emma Racila (Fort Myers, Fla./Bishop Verot/College of Charleston) has been named to the squad.
September 26, 2010
Chelsea Lyles picked up seven kills and Holly Youngquist racked up 11 digs as the Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team dropped a non-conference match at Lipscomb, 3-0 (25-22, 25-22, 25-13) Sunday afternoon at Allen Arena.
September 25, 2010
Despite dropping the first two games, the Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team scratched and clawed their way back to win a non-conference match at Belmont, 3-2 (16-25, 20-25, 25-20, 25-21, 16-14) Saturday afternoon at the Curb Event Center.
September 23, 2010
The Florida Gulf Coast volleyball team will head to Nashville, Tenn. this weekend to take on Atlantic Sun Conference foes Belmont and Lipscomb in a pair of non-conference matches.
September 21, 2010
Despite winning the first game, the Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team lost a non-conference match to Florida Atlantic 3-1 (25-19, 19-25, 20-25, 16-25) Tuesday night at FAU Arena
September 21, 2010
After a 10-day break from competition the FGCU volleyball team (2-9) heads to Boca Raton, Fla. on Tuesday night to take on in-state rival FAU at 6:30 p.m.
September 15, 2010
The 2010 FGCU Volleyball Media Guide is now available for the general public. As the Eagles take the court in 2010, guided by third-year head coach Dave Nichols, fans have the opportunity to get an in-depth look at the team with the most complete publication printed with regards to the FGCU volleyball program.
September 11, 2010
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team dropped two matches Saturday in the Bulldog Invitational at the Ramsey Student Center on the campus of the University of Georgia.
September 10, 2010
Senior Jacqueline Cowden and freshman Jessica Barnes both recorded a team-high eight kills as the FGCU Volleyball squad (2-7 overall) was swept by Georgia Tech (4-3 overall) (25-14, 25-9, 25-16) on Friday afternoon in the their first match of the Bulldog Invitational.
September 09, 2010
The Florida Gulf Coast volleyball team will participate in the Bulldog Invitational hosted by the University of Georgia this weekend at the Ramsey Student Center.
September 05, 2010
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team dropped two matches Saturday in the Active Ankle Challenge at Gill Coliseum.
September 04, 2010
Caitlin Shawver recorded a game-high nine kills as the FGCU Volleyball squad (2-4 overall) was swept by Oregon State (2-3 overall) (25-15, 25-11, 25-16) on Friday evening in the their first match of the Active Ankle Challenge.
September 02, 2010
Caitlin Shawver led the Eagles with eight kills and Chelsea Lyles added four kills, three block assists, and a .222 hitting percentage as FGCU fell to the No. 18 Oregon Ducks, 3-0 (25-18, 25-17, 25-14) at McArthur Court.
September 01, 2010
The FGCU Volleyball team (2-2) will head to Oregon to face a pair of nationally-ranked opponents this week. The Eagles will battle No. 18 Oregon on Wednesday, Sept. 1 at 10 p.m. before heading to the 2010 Active Ankle Challenge hosted by Oregon State.
August 28, 2010
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team split two matches Saturday in the Homewood Suites Fort Myers Airport Volleyball Invitational at Alico Arena.
August 28, 2010
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team earned its first victory of the season Friday morning as it opened the Homewood Suites at the Fort Myers Airport Volleyball Invitational with a 3-1 (25-15, 25-19, 24-26, 25-15) victory over the Wildcats of Bethune-Cookman at Alico Arena.
August 26, 2010
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team will open the 2010 season this weekend by hosting the 2010 FGCU Homewood Suites Volleyball Invitational at Alico Arena.
August 26, 2010
Each day from August 20th through the 27th, the Atlantic Sun Conference will preview the upcoming 2010 volleyball season with the A-Sun Two-A-Days, where a player or coach from each of the eleven A-Sun teams will be interviewed. Today FGCU libero Holly Youngquist spoke with the conference.
August 25, 2010
With the beginning of the season less than 48 hours away, FGCU Volleyball head coach Dave Nichols and the Eagles learned that they will be without three players this season.
August 19, 2010
The FGCU volleyball squad, led by Jelena Simic and Holly Youngquist's preseason All-Conference selections, was tabbed to finish second in the Atlantic Sun Conference preseason coaches' poll, the league announced on Thursday.
August 09, 2010
The summer is over and the FGCU volleyball squad officially returned to campus to open its preseason on Monday when it assembled at Alico Arena for its first practice.
July 28, 2010
Coming off a second place finish at the Atlantic Sun Championship, FGCU Head Volleyball Coach Dave Nichols has announced the 2010 schedule. The Blue and Green will play 10 home contests, all 10 Atlantic Sun foes plus travel to the University of Georgia and Oregon State University to participate in a pair of tournaments.
June 09, 2010
Space is still available for this month's Dave Nichols' FGCU Volleyball Camps at Alico Arena.