2007-08 Women's Basketball News
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April 18, 2008
Samantha Gray, a 5'11 wing from Greenwood High School in Greenwood, Ark., has signed on as the newest member of the FGCU women's basketball program, head coach Karl Smesko announced Friday.
April 14, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team wrapped up the 2007-08 season with the fourth most wins in program history, a second-place finish in the Atlantic Sun and a historic run in the WNIT Tournament.
April 11, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball program has announced a basketballl camp for June. The camp is for grades 5-12 and will be June 23-26.
March 24, 2008
Delia De La Torre tied her career-high with 24 points as the Eagles fell to the Gators, 60-55, in the second round of the Women's National Invitation Tournament on Monday night at the O'Connell Center.
March 23, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team will head to Gainesville, Fla. to take on the Gators of the University of Florida in the second round of the WNIT Monday evening. The game can be seen live on GatorVision.tv and tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
March 21, 2008
Delia De La Torre finished with 20 points and eight rebounds as the FGCU women's basketball team defeated USF 67-65 to advance to the second round of the WNIT.
March 20, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team will host South Florida in the first round of the WNIT Friday evening. Friday's game will be the final home game for FGCU's four seniors. The game can be seen live on A-Sun.TV and tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
March 18, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast University Eagles will face the University of South Florida of the Big East Conference in the first round of the Postseason Women's National Invitational Tournament on March 21 at Alico Arena. The announcement was made late on Monday, March 17.
March 18, 2008
The FGCU-USF women's basketball contest on Friday will tip at 7 p.m. ET in Alico Arena in the first round of the WNIT.
March 16, 2008
Join the FGCU women's basketball team at Beef O'Brady's in Estero for the announcement of the pairings for the Women's National Invitational Tournament on Monday night (March 17).
March 08, 2008
Delia De La Torre recorded her second consecutive double-double as the FGCU women's basketball team defeated Cal St. Bakersfield 64-54 to win the National Independent Tournament. The Eagles also picked up an automatic bid to the WNIT when ETSU defeated Jacksonville in the A-Sun Championship Game on Saturday afternoon.
March 07, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team will play their second game of the Division I Independent Tournament Friday afternoon at 4:30 pm against Chicago State.
March 07, 2008
Delia De La Torre and Adrianne McNally both recorded double-doubles as the FGCU women's basketball team defeated Chicago State 58-48 to advance to the championship game of the National Independent Tournament.
March 06, 2008
Delia De La Torre scored a game-high 21 points, Chelsea Dermyer nearly recorded a triple-double and five Eagles scored in double figures as the FGCU women's basketball team defeated NJIT 75-63 in their first game of the National Independent Tournament.
March 05, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team will finish out the 2007-08 season at the Division I Independent Championship beginning Thursday in Edinburg, Texas. The Eagles (18-8) will open tournament play against NJIT on Thursday at 5:30pm CT. Each of the six participating teams will play three games.
March 04, 2008
With the Atlantic Sun Conference readying for its 23rd annual Women's Basketball Championship in Nashville this week, the league office released its 2007-08 All-Conference selections Tuesday morning.
March 03, 2008
Chelsea Dermyer claimed the final Atlantic Sun Player of the Week award and put the Eagles in position to earn a WNIT berth if ETSU wins the General Shale Brick A-Sun Championship.
March 01, 2008
Chelsea Dermyer scored a game-high 17 points and Delia De La Torre recorded a double-double as the FGCU women's basketball team defeated UNF 70-39.
February 29, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team will host A-Sun foe North Florida in the first game of a double-header Saturday evening. Saturday's game will be the final home game for FGCU's four seniors. The game can be seen live on A-Sun.TV and tip-off is set for 5 p.m.
February 28, 2008
Florida Gulf Coast used an inside-outside attack in knocking off Jacksonville in women's basketball action at the Alico Arena on Thursday night.
February 27, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team will host A-Sun foe Jacksonville in the first game of a double-header Thursday evening. The game can be seen live on A-Sun.TV and tip-off is set for 5 p.m.
February 23, 2008
Adrianne McNally recorded 20 points as the FGCU women's basketball team defeated Stetson 58-44.
February 21, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team will head to DeLand, Fla. to face Stetson in the first game of a double-header Saturday afternoon.
February 18, 2008
Ashley Haegele recorded a career-high 24 points as the FGCU women's basketball team got back to their winning ways and defeated Mercer 74-67.
February 16, 2008
Chelsea Dermyer scored a game-high 16 points as the Eagles fell 55-52 to the Kennesaw St. Owls on Saturday afternoon. The Eagles dropped their first game since Jan. 12 and had their nine game winning streak snapped with the loss.
February 14, 2008
Winning streaks and a season sweep will be on the line Saturday afternoon when the FGCU women's basketball team takes on conference foe Kennesaw State in the Atlantic Sun game of the week in the KSU Convocation Center. Tip-off is set for 3 p.m.
February 11, 2008
Ashley Haegele scored a game-high 18 points and four Eagles scored in double-figures as the Eagles hung on and defeated ETSU 71-66 on Monday night to secure a share of first place in the Atlantic Sun conference.
February 10, 2008
Winning streaks and a share of first place in the A-Sun will be on the line Monday night when the FGCU women's basketball team takes on conference foe ETSU in the Atlantic Sun game of the week in Alico Arena. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
February 09, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team is teaming up with the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and will be holding a "Think Pink" day on Sat. Feb. 9, as the Eagles host USC Upstate at 7 p.m. in Alico Arena. The team encourages everyone in attendance to wear pink in support of breast cancer research. The Eagles will be wearing pink wristbands to show support for the American Cancer Society and the fight against cancer during the game.
February 09, 2008
Delia De La Torre recorded a career-high 24 points and four Eagles scored in double figures as the FGCU women's basketball team defeated USC Upstate 71-45 to win their eighth consecutive game.
February 04, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team will look to win their seventh consecutive Atlantic Sun Conference game Monday night against Lipscomb. The game is scheduled to tip-off at 7 p.m.
February 04, 2008
Four Eagles scored in double figures as the FGCU women's basketball team defeated Lipscomb 65-51 to win their seventh consecutive game.
February 02, 2008
Adrianne McNally scored a game-high 19 points and Mandi Pierce snagged a career-high nine rebounds as the Eagles knocked off Belmont, the defending Atlantic Sun Champions, 59-41 Saturday night at the Curb Event Center.
February 01, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team will look to win their sixth consecutive Atlantic Sun Conference game Saturday night against Belmont. The game is scheduled to tip-off at 5 p.m.
January 28, 2008
Delia De La Torre scored a game-high 16 points as the Eagles defeated Campbell 78-44 on Monday night to win their fifth consecutive Atlantic Sun conference game.
January 27, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team will look to win their fifth consecutive Atlantic Sun Conference game Monday night against Campbell. The game is scheduled to tip at 7 p.m.
January 26, 2008
Shannon Murphy scored a team-high 19 points as the Eagles defeated the Runnin' Bulldogs 76-65 on Saturday night to win their fourth consecutive Atlantic Sun conference game.
January 25, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team will look to win their fourth consecutive Atlantic Sun Conference game Saturday night against Gardner-Webb. The game is scheduled to tip at 7 p.m.
January 22, 2008
Florida Gulf Coast senior Chelsea Dermyer set a multitude of career bests in a win against Kennesaw State a week ago, and on Monday again piloted the Eagles past a conference opponent with a team-best 16-point effort. Her stellar week concludes with her second Player of the Week honor of the season, the conference office announced Tuesday.
January 21, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team will look to win their third consecutive Atlantic Sun Conference game Monday night against Mercer. The game can be seen live on ASun.tv and is scheduled to tip at 7 p.m.
January 21, 2008
Chelsea Dermyer scored a team-high 16 points and Ashley Haegele recorded her first career double-double as the Eagles defeated Mercer 84-45 on Monday night to win their third consecutive Atlantic Sun conference game.
January 19, 2008
Chelsea Dermyer scored a career-high 24 points and Delia De La Torre recorded a double-double as FGCU defeated Kennesaw State 75-64 on Saturday night to secure the program's second consecutive Atlantic Sun conference victory.
January 18, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team will play their second Atlantic Sun Conference home game Saturday night against Kennesaw State. The game can be seen live on ASun.tv and is the first game of a double-header.
January 12, 2008
Delia De La Torre scored a game-high 19 points as the Eagles defeated Stetson 65-44 on Saturday night to secure the program's first Atlantic Sun conference victory.
January 10, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team will play thier first Atlantic Sun Conference home game Saturday night against Stetson. The game can be seen live on ASun.tv and is the Atlantic Sun game of the week. Beasley Broadcasting is sponsoring 'Beasley Buck Night' where all tickets and concessions will be sold for $1.
January 07, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team is looking to get back on the winning track and also pick up the program's first Atlantic Sun Conference victory when they take on North Florida on Monday night.
January 07, 2008
Kristine Herman led the Eagles with a career-high 12 points as the FGCU women's basketball team dropped their second consecutive Atlantic Sun Conference game after falling 63-47 to the North Florida Ospreys Monday night at UNF Arena.
January 05, 2008
Delia De La Torre scored a team-high 18 points and Chelsea Dermyer added 15 points as the FGCU women's basketball team lost its conference opener on the road to the A-Sun Preseason favorite, Jacksonville Dolphins 62-58 Saturday afternoon at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena.
January 04, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team will begin Atlantic Sun Conference play and also try to win their third consecutive game when they take on the Jacksonville Dolphins on Saturday Jan. 5 at 1 p.m.
December 26, 2007
Florida Gulf Coast forward Adrianne McNally powered the Eagles to a perfect 2-0 week and the championship trophy at the FGCU Holiday Classic. The forward averaged 19.5 points in the two tournament games, en route to earning MVP honors for the weekend, and notched her first career Player of the Week honor the conference office announced Wednesday.
December 21, 2007
Adrianne McNally led the Eagles with 19 points and earned Tournament MVP honors as the FGCU women's basketball team defeated Memphis in the championship game of the FGCU Holiday Classic 71-49 in Alico Arena.
December 20, 2007
Adrianne McNally scored a career-high 20 points and five Eagles scored in double-figures as FGCU defeated Texas Pan-American 74-40 to advance to the Championship Game of the FGCU Holiday Classic.
December 19, 2007
The FGCU women's basketball team will host the 2007 FGCU Holiday Classic Dec. 20-21 in Alico Arena. The field of teams participating in the tournament includes FGCU, Loyola-Chicago, Memphis, Texas Pan-American.
December 17, 2007
Shannon Murphy (Brighton, Mich) scored a team-high 11 points as the FGCU women's basketball team fell to the Florida A&M Lady Rattlers at Gaither Gym, by the final score of 71-52.
December 11, 2007
Florida Gulf Coast senior Chelsea Dermyer scored a season-high 20 points against Central Florida last week, leading the Eagles to their biggest victory as a Division I program, and on Monday the conference office named her its Player of the Week for the first time.
December 09, 2007
Five Eagles scored in double figures and freshman Shannon Murphy scored a career-high 21 points to lead FGCU in a 81-75 victory on Sunday afternoon against Central Florida at the New UCF Arena.
December 07, 2007
Looking for its third victory as a Division I program, the FGCU women's basketball team (2-4) returns to action tomorrow night against Central Florida(4-4) at the UCF Arena in Orlando. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m.
December 04, 2007
Adrianne McNally scored 15 points as the FGCU women's basketball team fell to the Florida Gators at the Stephen C. O'Connell Arena, by the final score of 78-52.
December 03, 2007
After capturing its second victory of the season Gardner-Webb on Saturday, Dec. 1, the FGCU women's basketball team (2-3) returns to action tomorrow night against Florida (4-4) at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center in Gainesville. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
December 01, 2007
Delia De La Torre and Amanda Pierce both posted career-high point totals with 20 points and 17 points, respectively, as the FGCU women's basketball team earned its second victory as a Division 1 program by defeating A-Sun foe, Gardner-Webb, 60-56, in the Consolation Game of the Cornell Classic.
November 30, 2007
Amanda Pierce scored a career-high 16 points as the FGCU women's basketball team fell to Bowling Green Falcons in the first game of the Cornell Classic 74-60 in Newman Arena.
November 28, 2007
The FGCU women's basketball team will participate in the 2007 Cornell Classic this weekend in Ithaca, N.Y. The field of teams participating in the tournament include Bowling Green, Cornell, FGCU and Gardner-Webb.
November 27, 2007
Live internet video streaming will be available as the FGCU women's basketball team participates in the Cornell Classic in Ithaca, NY on Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1.
November 24, 2007
Delia De La Torre scored a career-high 19 points and earned a spot on the All-Tournament Team as the FGCU women's basketball team fell to Eastern Kentucky in the championship game of the FGCU Thanksgiving Classic 74-56 in Alico Arena.
November 23, 2007
Delia De La Torre scored a career-high 18 points and led the FGCU women's basketball team to its first victory as a Division 1 program as they clawed past Central Connecticut State 71-52 at the FGCU Thanksgiving Classic in Alico Arena.
November 22, 2007
The FGCU women's basketball team will host the 2007 FGCU Thanksgiving Classic this weekend in Alico Arena.
November 20, 2007
FGCU women's basketball head coach Karl Smesko announced that three players have signed National Letters of Intent to attend FGCU next fall and play for the 2008-09 Eagle basketball team.
November 09, 2007
The FGCU women's basketball team dropped its first game as a Division 1 program as more than 2,000 fans watched the Eagles fall to the No. 19 Florida State Seminoles 93-53 in Alico Arena.
November 08, 2007
The FGCU women's basketball team will officially open its 2007-08 campaign this Friday night when it entertains No. 19 Florida State. Tip-off in Alico Arena is set for 7:30 p.m.
November 06, 2007
Just in time for the start of the season, the 2007-08 FGCU Women's Basketball Media Guide is now available for online viewing.
October 25, 2007
The FGCU Women's Basketball team opens the 2007-08 campaign coming off the most incredible season of any team in the school's short history.
October 09, 2007
As the 2007-08 season is set to begin, the Atlantic Sun Conference announced the results of its annual preseason women's basketball poll Tuesday. The FGCU women's basketball program has been picked to finish sixth in the media poll and tenth in the coach's poll.
October 08, 2007
FGCU basketball fans can help raise the curtain for another season by joining the Tip-Off Madness celebration at Alico Arena, Friday, Oct. 12.
September 21, 2007
The FGCU women's basketball team participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Florida "Bowl For Kids Sake" fundraising event at Gator Lanes.
September 17, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University women's basketball team has announced the 2007-08 schedule.
August 09, 2007
FGCU women's basketball Head Coach Karl Smesko has announced that Nathan Daume will become the newest member of the Eagles coaching staff
August 07, 2007
FGCU women's basketball Head Coach Karl Smesko announced that Ericka Haney will become the newest member of the Eagles coaching staff.
June 04, 2007
Lindsey Newpher and Kristine Herman are the 7th and 8th players to sign with FGCU this year
May 15, 2007
Jackie Thiel will join the squad next season
April 19, 2007
Eagles sign two 6-1 post players