FGCU Women's Basketball Set to Host Exhibition Saturday
Friday, October 30, 2009

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The FGCU women's basketball team will hold its first full exhibition this Saturday from 1-2:30 p.m. inside Alico Arena. The exhibition is open to the public and will be one of two scheduled before the Eagles open the season on Nov. 13 against UTEP. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m.

This season, FGCU returns all five starters including all-conference selections Adrianne McNally (Howell, Mich.) and Chelsea Lyles (Colorado Springs, Col.). The Eagles are coming off their second consecutive WNIT appearance and reached the 20-win plateau for the fifth straight year. Under the direction of head coach Karl Smesko, FGCU won the 2008-09 Atlantic Sun Regular Season Championship and ranked second in the conference last season in home attendance.

The Eagles host Florida Southern on Saturday before entertaining Eckerd in their final exhibition on Nov. 6 at 8:00 pm. Visit www.FGCUAthletics.com for more information.