2008-09 Women's Basketball News
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May 11, 2009
The FGCU women's basketball team will hold their 2009 Summer Camp on June 22-25. The 2009 Summer Camp is limited to the first 130 girls to register.
April 27, 2009
Sarah Hansen, a 5'9 wing from General McLane High School in Edinboro, Pa., has signed on as the newest member of the FGCU women's basketball program, head coach Karl Smesko announced.
March 21, 2009
Chelsea Lyles scored 20 points as the Eagles fell to the Bulls 88-81 overtime in the Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) second round game at the Sun Dome.
March 20, 2009
The FGCU women's basketball team will continue play in the Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) in the Sun Dome on Saturday night at 7 p.m. when it takes on the Bulls of the University of South Florida.
March 20, 2009
The FGCU women's basketball team will continue play in the WNIT in the Sun Dome on Saturday night at 7 p.m. when it takes on the Bulls of the University of South Florida.
March 19, 2009
The FGCU women's basketball team advanced to the second round of the Women's NIT with a 97-94 double overtime win over George Washington University in front of 2,257 fans at Alico Arena on Thursday night
March 18, 2009
The FGCU women's basketball team will host George Washington in the first round of the WNIT Thursday evening. The game can be seen live on A-Sun.TV and tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
March 17, 2009
The Eagles will face GWU of the Atlantic 10 Conference in the first round of the Postseason Women's National Invitational Tournament (WNIT) Thursday, March 19 at Alico Arena.
March 17, 2009
The FGCU-GWU women's basketball contest on Thursday will tip at 7 p.m. ET in Alico Arena in the first round of the WNIT.
March 12, 2009
Join the FGCU women's basketball team at Beef O'Brady's in Estero on Monday night to celebrate their A-Sun Championship and their 2nd consecutive automatic bid to the WNIT.
March 10, 2009
The FGCU women's basketball team received one vote in the AP Division I Top 25 Poll released on Monday. This is the second time this season that the Eagles have received a vote in the poll.
March 04, 2009
The Eagles 88-86 win over the Floirda Gators will rebroadcast March 7th at 10 p.m. on all the channels in WRXY's coverage area. The game can also be viewed at 10 p.m. on www.wrxytv.com by clicking on the "Watch WRXY Live" link on the homepage.
March 03, 2009
Adrianne McNally and Chelsea Lyles each named First Team All-Atlantic Sun; Kelsey Jacobson named Freshman of the Year; Karl Smesko named Coach of the Year
March 03, 2009
The FGCU women's basketball team received a vote in this week's Associated Press Top 25 Poll.
February 28, 2009
Every Eagle that played scored a basket as FGCU defeated Johnson & Wales 97-40 to extend their winning streak to 16 games.
February 27, 2009
The FGCU women's basketball team will face the Johnson & Wales Wildcats in their regular season finale on Saturday evening. Tip-off for the game is set for 7 p.m.
February 26, 2009
The FGCU women's basketball team will face the Campbell Camels in conference action on Saturday afternoon. Tip-off for the game is set for 7 p.m.
February 26, 2009
Kelsey Jacobson scored a game-high 15 points as FGCU downed Campbell 75-51 in Atlantic Sun women's basketball action to clinch at least a share of the A-Sun Title.
February 21, 2009
Jacobson's 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds left lifted the Eagles to a 68-67 win over Jacksonville.
February 19, 2009
Chelsea Lyles scored a game-high 21 points as the Eagles defeated the Ospreys of UNF, 57-48, to extend their winning streak to 13 games.
February 18, 2009
The FGCU basketball teams will face the UNF Ospreys in conference double-header action on Thursday night. Tip-off for the first game is set for 5:30 p.m.
February 16, 2009
FGCU secured its second-straight 20-win campaign led by the play of Adrianne McNally. Her career-high 32 points against Kennesaw State ensured her second Player of the Week honor of the season, the conference office announced on Monday.
February 14, 2009
Adrianne McNally and Kelsey Jacobson each scored 19 points for the Eagles, as they maintain their hold on first place in the Atlantic Sun
February 13, 2009
The FGCU basketball teams will host the Merecr Bears in conference double-header action on Saturday afternoon. Tip-off for the first game is set for 1 p.m.
February 12, 2009
Adrianne McNally's career-high 32 points and Kelsey Jacobson's career-high 21 points lead the Eagles to their 20th victory of the season
February 11, 2009
FGCU hosts Kennesaw St. for 'Think Pink $1 Night' on Thursday at 7 p.m. The team encourages everyone in attendance to wear pink in support of breast cancer research.
February 09, 2009
Junior forward Chelsea Lyles paced the Eagles to the undefeated week that extended their winning streak to 10 games, and on Monday she earned the first Player of the Week honor of her career the conference office announced.
February 07, 2009
Four players scored in double-figures for FGCU as the Eagles won their 10th consecutive game and avenged a 75-67 loss to the Lady Bucs in January.
February 06, 2009
Adrianne McNally was named to the ESPN The Magazine College Sports Information Director of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District III Team on Feb. 5.
February 06, 2009
The FGCU basketball teams will face the ETSU Bucs in conference double-header action on Saturday afternoon. Tip-off for the first game is set for 1:30 p.m.
February 05, 2009
The Eagles scored 100 points for the first time in two years and six Eagles scored in double figures as the Eagles smashed the Spartans 102-53 Thursday night.
February 04, 2009
The FGCU women's basketball team will look to extend their winning streak to nine games when they face USC Upstate on Thursday night. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
January 31, 2009
Four players reach double-figures for FGCU as the Eagles win their eighth consecutive game and avenge a 60-55 loss to the Bruins in Nashville earlier this month
January 30, 2009
The FGCU basketball teams will play host to the Belmont Bruins in conference double-header action. Tip-off for the first game is set for 1 p.m.
January 29, 2009
Four Eagles scored in double figures as FGCU extended its winning streak to seven games by defeating Lipscomb by the final of 89-46 on Thursday night.
January 28, 2009
The FGCU women's basketball team will look to extend their winning streak to seven games when they host Lipscomb on Thursday night. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
January 26, 2009
Four Eagles scored in double figures and Kristina Mingos grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds as FGCU defeated Stetson by the final of 77-66 on Monday night.
January 24, 2009
FGCU outscored UNF 40-22 in the second half after trailing by a point at halftime; Chelsea Lyles (15 points, 7 assists) and Kelsey Jacobson (17 points, 5-8 3-pt FGs) lead the way for the Eagles as they move into a tie for second place in the A-Sun
January 22, 2009
Chelsea Lyles led the Eagles with 19 points and 7 rebounds, Adrianne McNally and Kelsey Jacobson each added 11 as FGCU improves to 13-4 and 6-3 in conference
January 21, 2009
After winning three consecutive games, the Lady Eagles (12-4, 5-3) open their five-game homestand against Jacksonville (10-7, 6-2) at Alico Arena on Thursday at 7 p.m.
January 17, 2009
Florida Gulf Coast had 52 student-athletes named to the Atlantic Sun Conference's Fall All-Academic teams in a statement released by the conference office on Thursday afternoon.
January 17, 2009
The Eagles saw a 22-point second-half lead cut down to two, but held on and knocked off the Lady Owls 78-72 on Saturday afternoon at the KSU Convocation Center in an Atlantic Sun Conference game.
January 15, 2009
A back and forth battle between Mercer and Florida Gulf Coast ended on a good note for the Eagles, as FGCU took home a 85-76 overtime win.
January 14, 2009
The FGCU women's basketball team will look to pick up another conference victory when they head to Macon, Ga. to face the Bears of Mercer on Thursday night. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
January 10, 2009
Eagles run away from Spartans with 16-5 run in second half; Adrianne McNally and Chelsea Lyles each score 21 points in the victory
January 09, 2009
The FGCU basketball teams will play host to USC Upstate in conference double-header action. Tip-off for the first game is set for 2 p.m.
January 08, 2009
Despite having three scorers with 14+ points, FGCU suffers first loss at home and first time losing consecutive games this season
January 07, 2009
The FGCU basketball teams will play host to ETSU (women) and Stetson (men) in conference double-header action. Tip-off for the first game is set for 5 p.m.
January 05, 2009
Adrianne McNally scored 20 points and Chelsea Lyles recorded a double-double as the Belmont Bruins snapped FGCU's five-game winning streak by defeating the Eagles 60-55 Monday night at the Curb Event Center.
January 03, 2009
Four Eagles scored in double figures, led by Kelsey Jacobson's game-high 17 points, and FGCU forced Lipscomb into 27 turnovers as the Eagles defeated the Lady Bisons by the final of 81-51 on Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena.
January 02, 2009
The FGCU men's and women's basketball teams will head to Nashville, Tenn. for double-header action against Lipscomb to open the new year. Both games can be seen live on A-Sun.TV and tip-off for the first game is set for 3 p.m.
December 30, 2008
Chelsea Lyles and Kelsey Jacobson each scored 14 points for FGCU as they easily handled the Big Red, 70-36
December 29, 2008
The FGCU basketball teams will play host to Cornell (women) and Army (men) in non-conference double-header action. Tip-off for the first game is set for 5 p.m.
December 19, 2008
Four Eagles scored in double figures and FGCU held Bethune-Cookman without a field goal for the first five minutes of the game as the Eagles defeated BCU by the final of 76-59 on Friday night.
December 18, 2008
Nearly a week since beating Campbell in Alico Arena in their last outting, the Lady Eagles (6-2) return to action tomorrow evening as they face Bethune Cookman (5-2). Tip-off is set for 5 p.m.
December 13, 2008
Four Eagles reach double-figures in scoring again as FGCU improves to 1-1 in the Atlantic Sun, 6-2 overall this season
December 12, 2008
The FGCU men's and women's basketball teams will play host to the Campbell Camels for A-Sun double-header action. Both games can be seen live on A-Sun.TV and tip-off for the first game is set for 1 p.m.
December 07, 2008
Kelsey Jacobson's 17 second-half points led four Eagles in double-figures as FGCU improves to 5-2 on the season
December 05, 2008
Just three days after dropping a tough game to Stetson in their last outting, the Lady Eagles (4-2) return to action tomorrow afternoon to host UCF (1-6) in Alico Arena. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m.
December 04, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team dropped its second game of the season as the fell to the Stetson Hatters 77-68 in the Edmunds Center.
December 03, 2008
The FGCU men's and women's basketball teams will head to DeLand, Fla. for double-header action against Stetson to open A-Sun regular season play on Thursday, Dec. 4. Both games can be seen live on A-Sun.TV.
December 02, 2008
The 2008-09 FGCU Women's Basketball Media Guide is now available for online viewing.
November 29, 2008
Three players scored in double figures as the Lady Eagles defeated WSSU, 57-43, in their second game of the UNCG Marriott Classic on Saturday.
November 28, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team will participate in the UNCG Marriott Classic this week in Greensboro, N.C. The field of teams participating in the classic include Bowling Green State, UNCG, FGCU, and Winston Salem State.
November 28, 2008
Four players scored in double figures as the Lady Eagles defeated UNCG, 66-50, in the second game of the UNCG Marriott Classic on Friday.
November 26, 2008
Eagles improve to 2-1 with the victory over Santa Clara University thanks in large part to Chelsea Lyles (22 points, 10 rebounds) and Adrianne McNally (18 points, 7 rebounds)
November 25, 2008
Ten days after their last game, the Lady Eagles (1-1) return to action tomorrow afternoon to host Santa Clara (0-4) in Alico Arena. Tip-off is set for 3 p.m.
November 19, 2008
Christina Rivette, a 5'10 wing from Fenton High School in Fenton, Mich., has signed on as the newest member of the FGCU women's basketball program, head coach Karl Smesko announced Wednesday.
November 18, 2008
FGCU forward Adrianne McNally scored a career-high 22 points to help the Eagles knock down the Florida Gators, 88-86, in their season opener on Friday. McNally earned the first Player of the Week award for the 2008-09 season and her second-career honor, the conference announced Tuesday.
November 16, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team dropped its first game of the season as more than 1,500 fans watched the Eagles fall to the No. 21/24 Florida State Seminoles 81-62 in the Tucker Center.
November 15, 2008
After upsetting the Gators in the 08-09 season opener on Friday night, the FGCU women's basketball team (1-0) returns to action tomorrow afternoon against Florida State (0-0) at the Tucker Center in Tallahassee. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m.
November 15, 2008
The Eagles 88-86 win over the Floirda Gators will rebroadcast tonight (Sat., November 15) at 10 p.m. on all the channels in WRXY's coverage area. The game can also be viewed at 10 p.m. on www.wrxytv.com.
November 14, 2008
FGCU's Adrianne McNally and Chelsea Lyles led the Eagles with 22 points and 16 points, repectively, as the Eagles upset the Gators of Florida in front of 2,866 fans in Alico Arena in the 08-09 season-opener.
November 13, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team will officially open its 2008-09 campaign this Friday night when it entertains the Gators of the University of Florida. Tip-off in Alico Arena is set for 7:00 p.m.
November 03, 2008
The FGCU women's basketball team had one of the most successful runs for a first year Division I program last season, finishing with a 22-9 overall record and a automatic bid to the 2008 Postseason WNIT.
October 09, 2008
Fans can get their first look at the 2008-09 hoops teams at the 'Sneak Peek and Pick a Seat Party' on October 23 at 7:00 pm.
October 08, 2008
With conference basketball teams set to open practice in the coming days in preparation for the 2008-09 campaign, the Atlantic Sun Conference announced the results of its annual preseason women's basketball poll Wednesday afternoon. League coaches and media both selected FGCU to finsh fifth in the conference.
August 27, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast University women's basketball team has announced the 2008-09 schedule. Head Coach Karl Smesko and the Eagles, coming off a 22-win season and a WNIT berth, will play a solid non-conference schedule before diving into the 20-game conference slate.
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.