2012-13 Volleyball News
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May 08, 2013
Regular season championships in soccer, volleyball and basketball helped Florida Gulf Coast University claim the 2012-13 Atlantic Sun Conference Women’s All-Sports championship.
March 15, 2013
As announced by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on Mar. 14, Florida Gulf Coast volleyball assistant coach Danny Mahy has been named to the "Thirty Under 30" list for the second time in the last three years.
December 10, 2012
FGCU Volleyball head coach and reigning Atlantic Sun Conference Coach of the Year Dave Nichols has announced his 2013 summer camp schedule.
November 17, 2012
The No.1 seeded Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team fought back from a 2-0 deficit, but fell to No. 4 UNF 3-2 (20-25, 18-25, 25-22, 25-23, 12-15) in the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament semifinals at Allen Arena.
November 16, 2012
For the third time this season and second consecutive year in the conference tournament, the FGCU volleyball team will take on UNF on Friday, Nov. 16 at 8:30 p.m. (ET) in semifinals of the 2012 Atlantic Sun Championship at Lipscomb's Allen Arena.
November 13, 2012
After winning the Atlantic Sun regular season title and securing the No. 1 seed in the A-Sun Conference Tournament, the FGCU volleyball team (22-9, 16-2 A-Sun) landed a pair of student-athletes on the All-Conference teams and saw head coach Dave Nichols earn Coach of the Year honors, as the conference office announced its postseason awards on Tuesday.
November 10, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball fell to Northern Kentucky, 3-2 (25-23, 25-22, 20-25, 23-25, 11-15), on Senior Night to end the Atlantic Sun regular season.
November 09, 2012
Sophomore Jill Hopper (Muncie, Ind./Yorktown HS) registered match-highs in kills (12) and digs (15) as the Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team swept the three-time defending Atlantic Sun Champion Lipscomb Lady Bisons, 3-0 (25-19, 30-28, 25-18).
November 08, 2012
FGCU volleyball setter Gigi Meyer (Gainesville, Fla./Buchholz HS) added to her solid sophomore campaign on Thursday afternoon when she was named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All‐District 4 first team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, (CoSIDA). Meyer is the lone Atlantic Sun volleyball player to receive district honors this season.
November 08, 2012
Winners of 17 of their last 18 matches, the FGCU volleyball team will host Lipscomb and Northern Kentucky in a pair of crucial Atlantic Sun Conference matches this weekend.
November 06, 2012
Sophomore Jill Hopper (Muncie, Ind./Yorktown HS) registered a match-high 11 kills to lead the Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team to a 3-0 (25-18, 25-15, 25-22) sweep of FIU in non-conference action.
November 05, 2012
Winners of 16 of their last 17, the first place FGCU volleyball team will host the Panthers of FIU in non-conference action Tuesday night. First serve is set for 7 p.m.
November 03, 2012
The first place Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team swept USC Upstate, 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 25-21), in its final regular season Atlantic Sun Conference road match.
November 02, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team had its 15-match winning streak snapped on Friday night, falling to ETSU 3-2 (25-23, 20-25, 25-21, 22-25, 7-15) at Brooks Gym. The Eagles' win streak was the second longest in the nation and was the program’s longest winning streak since moving to Division I in 2007.
November 01, 2012
Riding the nation's second longest winning streak (15), the first place FGCU volleyball team will hit the road this weekend to face ETSU and USC Upstate in the final Atlantic Sun Conference regular season road matches of the season.
October 30, 2012
The first place Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team won its 15th consecutive match (14th straight Atlantic Sun Conference match) on Tuesday night, sweeping Jacksonville 3-0 (25-16, 25-20, 25-18) to secure a top two seed in the 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament.
October 29, 2012
Riding an impressive 14-match winning streak, the first place FGCU volleyball team will host the Dolphins of Jacksonville in Atlantic Sun Conference action Tuesday night. First serve is set for 7 p.m.
October 27, 2012
The first place Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team won its 14th consecutive match (13th straight Atlantic Sun Conference match) on Saturday afternoon, picking up a 3-1 (25-15, 25-14, 20-25, 25-18) decision over Stetson.
October 26, 2012
Riding a 13-match winning streak, the first place FGCU volleyball team will host the Hatters of Stetson in Atlantic Sun Conference action Saturday afternoon. First serve is set for 4 p.m.
October 23, 2012
The first place Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team won its 13th consecutive match (12th straight Atlantic Sun Conference match) on Tuesday night, picking up a 3-1 (29-27, 25-16, 19-25, 25-18) win over UNF to become the first squad to secure a spot in the 2012 A-Sun Conference Tournament.
October 22, 2012
Winners of 12 consecutive matches, including 11 straight conference contests, the first place FGCU volleyball team will head to Jacksonville to take on UNF in Atlantic Sun Conference mid-week action.
October 20, 2012
The first place Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team won its 12th consecutive match (11th straight Atlantic Sun Conference match) on Saturday night, picking up a 3-1 (25-22, 25-15, 19-25, 25-20) decision over Kennesaw State.
October 19, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team won its 11th consecutive match (10th straight Atlantic Sun Conference match) on Friday night, earning a hard-fought 3-2 (24-26, 28-26, 25-20, 18-25, 15-8) decision over Mercer.
October 18, 2012
Winners of 10 consecutive matches, including nine straight conference contests, the first place FGCU volleyball team will host Mercer and Kennesaw State in a pair of Atlantic Sun Conference matches this weekend.
October 15, 2012
After guiding the Eagles to a 3-0 record last week, sophomore Jill Hopper (Muncie, Ind./Yorktown HS) earned her second career Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week honor, the conference office announced on Monday.
October 13, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team won its 10th consecutive match (ninth straight Atlantic Sun Conference match) on Saturday afternoon, earning a 3-1 (16-25, 25-19, 25-21, 25-19) decision over the Atlantic Sun’s newest member Northern Kentucky.
October 12, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team won its ninth consecutive match (eighth straight Atlantic Sun Conference match) on Friday night, earning a 3-0 (28-26, 25-22, 25-23) decision over three-time defending Atlantic Sun Champion Lipscomb at Allen Arena.
October 11, 2012
Winners of eight consecutive matches, including seven straight conference contests, the FGCU volleyball team will hit the road to face Lipscomb and Northern Kentucky in a pair of important Atlantic Sun Conference matches this weekend.
October 09, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team won its eighth consecutive match on Tuesday night, earning a 3-1 (25-15, 22-25, 25-20, 25-17) victory over in-state foe Bethune-Cookman at Alico Arena.
October 08, 2012
Riding a seven-match winning streak, the FGCU volleyball squad will host Bethune-Cookman at Alico Arena in non-conference action on Tuesday night. First serve is set for 7 p.m.
October 06, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team won its seventh consecutive Atlantic Sun Conference match on Saturday afternoon, earning a 3-0 (25-23, 25-20, 25-18) decision over Stetson at the Edmunds Center and giving head coach Dave Nichols his 350th career victory.
October 05, 2012
Winners of six consecutive matches, the FGCU volleyball team will hit the road to face Stetson in Atlantic Sun Conference action on Saturday afternoon. First serve is set for 1 p.m.
October 02, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team won its sixth consecutive Atlantic Sun Conference match on Tuesday night, earning a 3-0 (25-18, 25-23, 25-19) decision over Jacksonville at Swisher Gymnasium. The Eagles, who have swept five of their last six opponents, are tied for the best A-Sun start in program history (6-0). FGCU last started conference play 6-0 in 2008.
October 01, 2012
Winners of five consecutive matches, the FGCU volleyball team will hit the road to face Jacksonville in Atlantic Sun Conference action. First serve is set for 7 p.m.
September 29, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team won its fifth consecutive match on Saturday night, picking up a 3-0 (25-22, 25-23, 25-20) win over USC Upstate at Alico Arena.
September 28, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team continued its winning ways on Friday night, picking up a 3-0 (25-19, 25-23, 27-25) win over ETSU at Alico Arena. The win marks the second consecutive year and fifth time in program history that the Eagles have opened A-Sun play with a perfect 4-0 record.
September 27, 2012
Riding a three-match winning streak, the Florida Gulf Coast volleyball team will host ETSU and USC Upstate in Atlantic Sun Conference action this weekend.
September 25, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team continued its winning ways on Tuesday night, picking up a 3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-17) win over UNF at Alico Arena. The win marks the second consecutive year and fifth time in program history that the Eagles have opened A-Sun play with a perfect 3-0 record.
September 24, 2012
After opening the 2012 season with 13 road matches, the FGCU volleyball team will host its first home contest of the year when the Ospreys of North Florida visit 'The Nest' at Alico Arena. First serve is set for 7 p.m.
September 22, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team picked up their second win of the 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference regular season with a 3-2 (25-15, 23-25, 25-13, 23-25, 15-13) win over Mercer on Saturday afternoon at Hawkins Arena. The win marks the second consecutive year and fifth time in program history that the Eagles have opened A-Sun play with a perfect 2-0 record.
September 21, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team started the 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference regular season on a good note with a 3-0 (25-18, 25-23, 25-21) win over Kennesaw State on Friday night at the KSU Convocation Center.
September 20, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast volleyball team will head to the 'Peach State' to open Atlantic Sun Conference play this weekend as they take on Kennesaw State and Mercer.
September 18, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team fell to in-state foe USF, 3-1 (14-25, 21-25, 25-17, 16-25), Tuesday night at The Corral. The Green and Blue fall to 4-7 overall on the season, while the Bulls improve to 8-5 overall.
September 17, 2012
After a 10-day break since their last match, the FGCU volleyball squad will head to Tampa, Fla. to take on in-state rival USF on Tuesday night at 7 p.m.
September 08, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team dropped a pair of matches Saturday at the University of Toledo’s Rocket Classic with a 3-0 (25-19, 25-20, 29-27) loss to Memphis and a 3-1 (26-24, 19-25, 25-10, 26-24) loss to tournament host Toledo at Savage Arena. The Green and Blue are now 4-6 overall on the season.
September 07, 2012
Sophomore Gigi Meyer (Gainesville, Fla./Buchholz HS) registered her second double-double of the season with 14 assists and 11 digs, as the Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team fell to Illinois State, 3-0 (25-22, 25-12, 26-24), in the first match of the Toledo Rocket Classic on Friday night.
September 06, 2012
The FGCU volleyball team heads to Toledo, Ohio to participate in the Rocket Classic this weekend. Six matches will be played, three of which will feature the Eagles. On Friday, FGCU (4-3 overall) will take on Illinois State (3-3 overall) at 5 p.m. On Saturday, the Green and Blue face Memphis (1-6 overall) at 10 a.m. ET and wrap things up with host Toledo (2-4 overall) at 7:30 p.m. ET
September 01, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team split a pair of matches Saturday at the University of Wyoming's Cowgirl Classic with a 3-0 (25-13, 25-18, 25-23) win over Bethune-Cookman and a 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-15) loss to tournament host Wyoming at the Wyoming Sports Complex. The Green and Blue are now 4-3 overall on the season.
August 31, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team split a pair of matches Friday at the University of Wyoming’s Cowgirl Classic with a 3-0 (25-23, 25-20, 25-22) win over George Washington and a 3-0 (25-21, 25-17, 25-22) loss to UMKC at the Wyoming Sports Complex. The Green and Blue are now 3-2 overall on the young season.
August 30, 2012
The FGCU volleyball team heads to Laramie, Wyo. to participate in the Cowgirl Classic this weekend. Ten matches will be played, four of which will feature the Eagles. On Friday, FGCU (2-1 overall) will take on George Washington (0-3 overall) and UMKC (2-2 overall) at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.ET, respectively. On Saturday, the Green and Blue face Bethune-Cookman at 11 a.m. ET and wrap things up with host Wyoming (4-0 overall) at 3:30 p.m. ET
August 25, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team split a pair of matches Saturday at the Florida Tournament with a 3-2 (25-23, 13-25, 25-17, 18-25, 15-12) win over FIU and a 3-0 (25-16, 25-19, 25-16) loss to No. 18 Florida at the O'Connell Center. The Eagles are now 2-1 on the season.
August 24, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team started the 2012 season on a good note with a 3-1 (25-17, 31-29, 23-25, 25-14) win over FAMU on Friday night at the Florida Tournament at the O'Connell Center.
August 23, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast University volleyball team will open the 2012 season this weekend when they head to Gainesville, Fla. to play in the 2012 Florida Tournament from August 24-25.
August 10, 2012
The FGCU volleyball squad, led by 2011 Freshman of the Year Jill Hopper (Muncie, Ind./Yorktown HS) and Gigi Meyer's (Gainesville, Fla./Buchholz HS) preseason All-Conference selections, was tabbed to finish second in the Atlantic Sun Conference preseason coaches' poll, the league announced on Friday.
August 09, 2012
Summer vacation is officially over for the FGCU volleyball squad, as they returned to campus to open the preseason by assembling at Alico Arena for their first practice at 8 a.m. on Thursday.
August 08, 2012
After spending last season as an assistant at Division II Tusculum College, Audrey Campbell will return to her alma mater as an assistant coach for the FGCU volleyball team, announced by head coach Dave Nichols on Wednesday, August 8.
July 23, 2012
The Florida Gulf Coast volleyball team was one of 533 total teams and one of 102 NCAA Division I programs that earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2011-12 season the AVCA announced on Friday, July 20th.
June 22, 2012
Head Coach Dave Nichols and the FGCU Volleyball team have announced their schedule for the upcoming 2012 season. The Blue and Green will play 11 home contests, all nine Atlantic Sun foes and travel to the University of Florida, Wyoming and Toledo to participate in a trio of preseason tournaments.