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April 04, 2014
The FGCU Department of Athletics has become just the third school in the nation to partner with Australian-based calendar communication company ECAL to provide Eagles fans the ability to easily input every FGCU sporting event into their personal calendar on their favorite electronic device.
April 02, 2014
FGCU is pleased to invite the public to its 2nd Annual Golf Event at the private Hideout Golf Club on Tuesday, May 6. The event will be a friendly competition among players and a fundraiser to help benefit FGCU Athletics.
March 31, 2014
FGCU Athletics is pleased to unveil 'Birds Eye View' as the official blog of the Eagles, giving fans a unique perspective into news and information about each of the Green and Blue's 15 teams. Fans can access the blog by logging on to FGCUEaglesEye.com.
March 03, 2014
MACON, Ga. -- The Atlantic Sun is one of 15 college conferences to have its own branded destination on WatchESPN, the network announced today.
February 26, 2014
Under the umbrella of the FGCU Athletics Life Skills Program, the Fifth Annual Hillmyer-Tremont Foundation Academic Honors Luncheon was held on Wednesday, Feb. 26 in the Cohen Center Ballroom on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University.
February 17, 2014
FGCU Athletics continues to epitomize what embodies a student-athlete as the Eagles extended their outstanding performance in the classroom with a record-tying 3.31 semester GPA and record-breaking 3.33 cumulative GPA for the fall of 2013.
December 20, 2013
FGCU Athletics raised a gross figure of $377,000 thanks to generous support of the FGCU community. The Athletics department extends its most sincere thank you to all the volunteers and supporters that made this event such a huge success.
December 03, 2013
The FGCU Athletics Development Office is pleased to announce that the 4th Annual "Night at the Nest" gala that will be held this coming Sunday, Dec. 8, at Alico Arena is sold out.
November 15, 2013
Capping the strongest season in program history, the FGCU men’s and women’s cross country teams posted the best results in program history while shattering two program records to earn a spot on the awards podium at the NCAA South Region Championships Friday morning at the University of Alabama. The men’s team finished 17th overall while Kelly Perzanowski (St. Clairsville, Ohio/St. Clairsville HS) continued to shine against high-major competition placing 14th.
November 14, 2013
After ending their previous two seasons at NCAA South Region Championships, the FGCU cross country team heads to this season’s championship race looking to post the best results in program history, which if achieved could potentially advance the Eagles to NCAA National Championships. Racing through the University of Alabama’s Harry Pritchett Cross Country Course, the men’s 10k is set to begin at 11:00 a.m. with the women’s 6k following at 12:15 p.m. on Friday.
November 11, 2013
Sophomore Courtney Corradetti (Oceanside, Calif./Vista HS) became the first FGCU women’s cross country runner to earn a spot on the Atlantic Sun Academic All-Conference team announced by the league office Monday.
November 02, 2013
In the first Atlantic Sun Conference Championship event of the 2013-14 academic year, the FGCU men’s and women’s cross country teams put the Eagles on pace for a second-consecutive sweep of the A-Sun All-Sport trophies, as they continued to prove 2013 as the best season in program history. Highlighting this Championship Saturday was the men’s team’s program-best fourth-place finish and senior Kelly Perzanowski’s (St. Clairsville, Ohio/St. Clairsville HS) win in the women’s 5k to give the Green and Blue their first-ever individual cross country A-Sun champion.
November 01, 2013
The FGCU men’s and women’s cross country teams head into the post-season as they travels to Music City for the 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference Championships on Saturday. Racing through the iconic Vaughn's Gap Course, home of the Lipscomb Bison, the men’s 8k takes off at 10 a.m. EST, with the women’s 5k following at 11 a.m. EST.
October 24, 2013
The FGCU Department of Athletics has announced the promotion of Denise Da Silveira to Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing & Sales, as appointed by Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh this week.
October 18, 2013
Racing for the last time of the regular season, the FGCU men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the UCF Black & Gold Invitational on Friday night in Orlando. Overall race winner Argeo Cruz (Immokalee, Fla./Immokalee HS) led the men into second place while the women took home fifth.
October 17, 2013
For its final meet of the regular season, the FGCU cross country teams head to Orlando to compete in the UCF Black & Gold Invite on Friday. Racing through the university’s cross country course, the women’s 6k will take off at 5 p.m. followed by the men’s 8k at 5:45 p.m.
October 15, 2013
FGCU Athletics has named men's golfer Jake Sherwin (Fort Myers, Fla./Evangelical Christian HS) and women's cross country runner Kelly Perzanowski (St. Clairsville, Ohio/St. Clairsville HS) as recipients of the Northwestern Mutual Academic Student-Athletes of the Month Award for the month of September.
October 11, 2013
Racing through a perfect fall night in Florida’s capital city, the FGCU cross country teams crossed the finish line for the fourth time this season after competing in Florida State’s 41st Seminole Invite. The men cruised to a third-place finish in the 8k after a record-setting performance by Argeo Cruz (Immokalee, Fla./Immokalee HS), while the women, led by Kelly Perzanowski’s (St. Clairsville, Ohio/St. Clairsville HS) record-setting 5k, took home 10th.
October 10, 2013
Ready to run for the fourth time this season, the FGCU cross country teams return to action on Friday with the Seminole Invite, racing through Florida State’s Apalachee Regional Park. The women’s 5k will take off at 6:20 p.m. with the men’s 8k immediately following.
October 01, 2013
The Florida Gulf Coast University Eagles Club Advisory Board has announced the creation of the Naples Advisory Committee (NAC) in order to reach a larger audience and stretch awareness and support for FGCU Athletics.
September 28, 2013
Racing in the most competitive regular-season meet in program history, the Florida Gulf Coast University cross country teams showed undying perseverance in Saturday’s Roy Griak Invitational. Held on the University of Minnesota’s Les Bolstad Golf Course, the cold rain that fell from the Minnesota sky turned the lush course into muddy challenge, making one of college cross country’s most iconic invites even more grueling.
September 27, 2013
After a 1,701 mile trek the Eagles have landed in The Twin Cities ready to capitalize on the early success of this season in Saturday's 28th-annual Roy Griak Invitational. Racing through the University of Minnesota's Les Bolstad Golf Course, the 8k Merrill Fischbein Men's Gold race is scheduled to begin at 1:20 p.m. ET followed by the 6k Jack Johnson Women’s Gold competition at 2:10 p.m.
September 27, 2013
Victory at University of Florida another watershed moment inspired by 'Dunk City.'
September 20, 2013
The Florida Gulf Coast University Department of Athletics has announced the addition of Jamie Church to the athletics communication staff, as released by Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh.
September 18, 2013
Senior Kelly Perzanowski (St. Clairsville, Ohio/St. Clairsville HS) became the first FGCU women's cross country runner since 2011 and second all-time to earn Runner of the Week honors when the Atlantic Sun Conference announced its weekly award winners on Wednesday morning.
September 14, 2013
The Florida Gulf Coast University women's cross country team continued the 2013 campaign with an 11th-place finish on Saturday morning at the Mountain Dew Invitational after senior Kelly Perzanowski (St. Clairsville, Ohio/St. Clairsville HS) cruised to take the women's 6k title while setting a program record.
September 12, 2013
The FGCU men's and women's cross country teams will return to action Saturday, Sept. 14, as they take to the Mark Bostick Golf Course in Gainesville, Fla. for the Mountain Dew Invite. The men's 8K is set to begin at 7:55 a.m., followed by the women's 6K at 8:30 a.m.
September 01, 2013
The Florida Gulf Coast University cross country teams opened the 2013 season with a first-place finish on both the men’s and women’s side Saturday night at the Westminster Academy Collegiate Invitational.
August 30, 2013
The Florida Gulf Coast University cross country teams will kick off the 2013 season this weekend as they travel to just outside Miami to compete in the Westminster Academy Collegiate Invite on Saturday, Aug. 31. The women’s team will hit the ground running the 3500m at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men’s 5K at 6:15 p.m.
August 29, 2013
With the 2013 FGCU women's cross country season officially getting underway this weekend, FGCUAthletics.com previews the five newcomers to the team, all of whom are freshmen. More information about each runner can be found on their respective bio pages.
August 22, 2013
The FGCU women's cross country team has been picked seventh in the 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference Preseason Poll released Thursday. Voted on by the league coaches, Lipscomb University received all 10 first-place votes and enters as the preseason conference favorite.
August 19, 2013
A recap of Eagle Revolution built exclusively from tweets.
August 16, 2013
FORT MYERS, Fla. - With the 2013-14 year about to commence, FGCU student-athletes will look to build off a record-setting academic performance during the 2012-13 year in which they posted a 3.31 term GPA for the Spring Semester and 3.29 cumulative GPA.
June 18, 2013
To continue its offseason training, the FGCU cross country teams competed in five spring track meets, all of which took place in the state of Florida.
June 14, 2013
In the midst of training for the fast approaching fall season, Anthony Morales has been named an assistant coach for the FGCU Men’s and Women’s Cross Country programs.
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.
May 03, 2013
The FGCU cross country program and head coach Cassandra Goodson have announced the date for its upcoming summer camp. This year’s camp will run from June 24th-28th on the campus of FGCU.
November 09, 2012
Representing the FGCU women's team at the NCAA Division I Cross Country South Regional for the second time in program history, senior Barrie Cohen (Voorhees, N.J./Eastern Regional HS) and junior Kelly Perzanowski (St. Clairsville, Ohio/St. Clairsville HS) traveled to Tallahassee, Fla. on Friday to compete at the 6K event hosted by Florida State. Perzanowski came in 101st place and set a school record 22:02.6 in the 6K.
November 08, 2012
The FGCU men’s and women’s cross country teams will compete in the 2012 NCAA South Regional set for Friday in Tallahassee, Fla. hosted by Florida State. The women’s 6K will begin at 8:30 a.m. followed by the men’s 10K at 9:15 a.m.
November 02, 2012
Junior Gretchen MacMillan (Ocala, Fla./West Port HS) gives an inside look into the week leading up to the UCF Black & Gold Challenge in Orlando, Fla.
October 27, 2012
Led by 13th and 17th place finishes from junior Kelly Perzanowski (St. Clairsville, Ohio/St. Clairsville HS) and senior Barrie Cohen (Voorhees, NJ/Eastern Regional HS), the FGCU women’s cross country earned a seventh place finish at the 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference Championships, Saturday morning.
October 25, 2012
FGCU will host the 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference Cross Country Championships this Saturday, Oct. 27 in Buckingham, Fla. The women’s 5K is scheduled to start 8:45 a.m. followed by the men’s 8K at 9:30 a.m.
October 12, 2012
Led by 10th and 13th place finishes from junior Kelly Perzanowski (St. Clairsville, Ohio/St. Clairsville HS) and senior Barrie Cohen (Voorhees, NJ/Eastern Regional HS), the FGCU women’s cross country earned a fifth place finish at the 16-team UCF Black & Gold Challenge in Orlando, Fla. Friday night.
October 11, 2012
The FGCU men’s and women’s cross country teams will head to Orlando, Fla. to compete in the 2012 UCF Black and Gold Challenge on Friday, October 12.
October 06, 2012
Second and fourth place finishes from senior Barrie Cohen (Voorhees, NJ/Eastern Regional HS) and junior Kelly Perzanowski (St. Clairsville, Ohio/St. Clairsville HS) help the FGCU women’s cross country earn a third place finish at the Walt Disney World Classic in Orlando, Fla. Saturday morning.
October 05, 2012
The FGCU cross country teams are set to complete at the 2012 Walt Disney World Invitational this Saturday, October 6, at the Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla. The men’s team will compete in the 8k at 7:45 a.m. followed by the women’s 5k, which is scheduled to start at 8:30 a.m.
September 29, 2012
The FGCU women’s cross country team finishes 26th in the 11th Annual Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic at E.P. ‘Tom Sawyer’ State Park, Saturday morning.
September 28, 2012
The FGCU cross country teams will compete in their third event of the season Saturday, Sept. 29, when they travel to Louisville, Ky. to run in the 11th Annual Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic at E.P. ‘Tom Sawyer’ State Park.
September 15, 2012
The FGCU women’s cross country team placed fifth out of 18 at the University of Florida Gator Invitational early Saturday morning. Junior Kelly Perzanowski (St. Clairsville, Ohio/St. Clairsville HS) led the Eagles with a 17th place finish with a time of 18:33.2.
September 12, 2012
The FGCU cross country teams will compete in their second race of the season Saturday when they travel to Gainesville, Fla. to run in the University of Florida Gator Invitational.
August 31, 2012
The FGCU women's cross country team finished second for the second straight year at the FGCU Invitational Friday evening at Buckingham Property. Leading the Eagles in the race was junior Kelly Perzanowski, who finished second in the 5K race with a time of 18:16.5.
August 30, 2012
The FGCU Cross Country teams will begin their 2012 schedule by hosting the FGCU Invitational this Friday at FGCU's Buckingham Property. The men's team will open the event with an 8K at 6 p.m. followed by the women's 5K at 6:45 p.m., on the course which will play host the 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference Championship meet later this fall.
August 28, 2012
FORT MYERS, Fla. – The FGCU women’s cross country team has been picked fifth in the 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference Preseason Poll, as voted on by the league coaches.
August 13, 2012
Highlighted by the season-opening FGCU Invitational as well as playing host to the 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference meet, the FGCU cross country teams announced the schedule for the upcoming fall season on Friday.
July 06, 2012
FGCU men’s and women’s cross country head coach Cassandra Goodson announced on Friday that Jeff Klaves will join the coaching staff as an assistant coach.
June 15, 2012
The FGCU cross country program and head coach Cassandra Goodson have announced an Eagles 5K race on Saturday, June 16 at 7:30 a.m. at the Student Union on campus.
May 10, 2012
The FGCU cross country program and head coach Cassandra Goodson have announced the date for its upcoming summer camp. This year’s camp will run from June 25th-29th on the campus of FGCU.
March 21, 2012
Continuing its offseason training regimen, the FGCU cross country teams are set to compete in five spring track meets, all of which will take place in the state of Florida.
November 12, 2011
Representing the FGCU women's team at the NCAA Division I Cross Country South Regional for the first time in program history, junior Barrie Cohen and sophomore Kelly Perzanowski traveled to Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Saturday to compete at the 6K event hosted by Alabama at the Harry Pritchett Cross Country Course.
November 11, 2011
Representing the Green and Blue for the first time at the Division I NCAA South Regional, FGCU men's cross country runners sophomore Argeo Cruz and redshirt classmate Gilbert Chemaoi, and women's runners junior Barrie Cohen and sophomore Kelly Perzanowski will travel to Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Saturday. Hosted by Alabama, the men's 10K event will get underway at 10 a.m. with the women's 6K to follow at 11:15 a.m. from the Harry Pritchett Cross Country course.
October 29, 2011
Closing the fall season with a trip to the 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Championship hosted by Belmont in Nashville, Tenn., the FGCU women's cross country team finished in seventh place in the 10-team 5K event on Saturday Morning.
October 28, 2011
The FGCU cross country teams will close the 2011 season with a trip to Nashville, Tenn. on Saturday to compete at the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship, hosted by Belmont. The men's 8K race will begin at 11 a.m. ET followed by the women's 5K event at 11:45 a.m. on the Vaughn's Gap course.
October 28, 2011
With the Atlantic Sun Championship just a day away, fourth-year men’s and women’s cross country head coach Cassandra Harbin is this week’s guest on the latest “Eye on Eagles” feature by WINK-TV that will air during this Saturday’s morning broadcast. The interview will run sometime between 6-7 a.m.
October 14, 2011
In its final tune-up before the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship, the FGCU women's cross country team ran to a fourth place finish in the 16-team field at the UCF Black and Gold Challenge on Friday evening in Orlando, Fla. Junior Barrie Cohen led the Eagles through the 6K event, taking fifth place overall.
October 13, 2011
For the second straight weekend the FGCU cross country teams will travel to Orlando, Fla., this time competing at the UCF Black and Gold Challenge on Friday evening. In their final tune-up before the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship, the women's team will begin the 6K event at 6 p.m. with the men's 8K race to follow at 6:45 p.m.
October 12, 2011
Competing against 269 runners at the Disney World Cross Country Classic at the Wide World of Sports Complex last Saturday, FGCU women's cross country junior Barrie Cohen finished in seventh place at the 5K event. The effort earned FGCU its first-ever Atlantic Sun Conference Runner of the Week honor, announced by the league office on Wednesday.
October 08, 2011
Led by junior Barrie Cohen's seventh place finish in the 5K event, the FGCU women's cross country team finished in fourth place at the 28-team Disney World Cross Country Classic at the Wide World of Sports Complex on Saturday morning.
October 07, 2011
The Florida Gulf Coast University cross country teams are set to compete at the Disney World Cross Country Classic at the Wide World of Sports Complex on Saturday morning in Orlando, Fla. The men's 8K event will commence at 7:45 a.m. followed by the women's 5K race at 8:30 a.m.
October 06, 2011
Four years ago, when they hired Cassandra Goodson, Florida Gulf Coast University Men's and Women's cross country was given a new life.
September 24, 2011
On Saturday morning, the FGCU women’s cross country finished in 9th place in the field of 19-teams at the 23rd Annual UF Mountain Dew Invitational. Junior Barrie Cohen led the Eagles, placing 32nd overall.
September 23, 2011
The FGCU cross country teams will close the month of September with a trip Gainesville, Fla. to compete in the 23rd Annual UF Mountain Dew Invitational hosted by Florida on Saturday morning. The men’s 8k event will begin at 8 a.m., followed by the women’s 5k race at 8:30 a.m.
September 21, 2011
Sophomore Gretchen MacMillan gives an inside look into the week leading up to the Commodore Classic in Nashville, Tenn.
September 17, 2011
The Florida Gulf Coast University women’s cross country team competed in its second meet of the fall season at the Commodore Classic hosted by Vanderbilt on Saturday morning. Competing on the Vaughn’s Gap Course which will host the 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Championship, the Eagles finished in 9th place in the field of 23, led by junior Barrie Cohen , who finished 36th in the 5km event.
September 16, 2011
Traveling to Nashville, Tenn. for the second meet of the fall season, the FGCU Cross Country teams are set to compete at the Commodore Classic hosted by Vanderbilt this weekend. The women's team begins the 5km event at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday morning.
September 02, 2011
Opening the 2011 season by hosting the second home event in program history, the FGCU women’s cross country team finished in second place overall at the FGCU Invitational at Buckingham Property on Friday evening. Junior Barrie Cohen and sophomore Kelly Perzanowski led the Eagles with fourth and fifth place finishes in the 5 km race.
August 31, 2011
The FGCU cross country teams are set to open the 2011 season this week as they host the FGCU Invitational on Friday, Sept. 2 beginning at 6 p.m. at Buckingham Property. It will mark the second time in program history that the Eagles have hosted an event, as well as, the first of six events for the fall season.
August 11, 2011
The FGCU women’s cross country team, which finished in a program-best sixth place at the 2010 Atlantic Sun Conference Championship, was predicted to repeat that finish in the 2011 preseason poll, as voted on by league coaches and announced by the conference office on Wednesday.
July 19, 2011
Under the direction of FGCU head cross country coach Cassandra Harbin, the FGCU Cross Country Camp is set to take place from August 1st-5th on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University. Camp spaces may be limited, register now to secure your spot.
October 30, 2010
Sophomore Barrie Cohen led the FGCU women's cross country team to a program-best sixth place finish at the 2010 Atlantic Sun Championship at Milliken Research Park on Saturday morning.
October 29, 2010
After breaking school records in its tune-up meets, the FGCU cross country teams head to the 2010 Atlantic Sun Cross Country Championships on Saturday, Oct. 30 at Milliken Research Park in Spartanburg, S.C. The women open the meet with a 5K at 9 a.m., while the men run an 8K beginning at 10 a.m. in the event hosted by USC Upstate.
October 16, 2010
The FGCU men's cross country team finished sixth, while the women's team finished in fifth in their final tune-up before the conference championship at the Hatter Invitational on Friday evening.
October 09, 2010
Sophomore Barrie Cohen led the FGCU women's cross country with her record-setting time for the third straight meet. The Eagles placed seventh out of 24 teams at the Walt Disney World Cross Country Classic on Saturday morning.
October 07, 2010
The FGCU women's cross country team is off to a great start. Senior Megan Thies gives outsiders an inside look at what it's like to be a runner on the FGCU cross country team.
October 02, 2010
Sophomore Barrie Cohen matched the school record to lead the FGCU women's cross country team to a 16th place finish in the 41-team field at the 38th annual the Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational on Montrose Beach on Saturday afternoon. Northwestern took home the crown in the 5K race.
October 01, 2010
The FGCU men's and women's cross country teams head out of Florida for the first time this season when they participate in the Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational hosted by Loyola-Chicago at Montrose Park on Saturday morning.
September 18, 2010
Sophomore Barrie Cohen and freshman Kelly Perzanowski broke the school 5K record en route to leading the FGCU women's cross country team to a seventh-place finish at the Mt. Dew Invitational
September 05, 2010
The FGCU women's cross country team opened its 2010 campaign with a second-place finish at the 4th Annual King of the Hill Elite NCAA Invitational on Sunday morning at Vista View Park.
August 25, 2010
FGCU cross country head coach Cassandra Harbin announced the addition of four freshmen runners to the women's team for the 2010 season.
August 20, 2010
The FGCU cross country teams announced a challenging 2010 schedule that includes five meets from September through October in preparation for the Atlantic Sun Conference Championships on Oct. 30 on the campus of USC Upstate.
August 18, 2010
The FGCU women's cross country team, who placed seventh at the 2009 Atlantic Sun Championship, was voted to finish seventh by the league coaches in the A-Sun preseason poll the conference office announced on Wednesday.
July 22, 2010
Space is still available for next month's FGCU Cross Country Camps on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University
June 16, 2010
Under the direction of FGCU head cross country coach Cassandra Goodson-Harbin, the FGCU Cross Country Camp is set to take place from August 2nd-6th on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University. Campers registering before July 9th will receive a free pair of running shoes! Camp spaces may be limited, register now to secure your spot.
April 21, 2010
The FGCU cross country teams concluded their spring season at the Miami Hurricane Alumni Invitational in Coral Gables, Fla. The Blue and Green competing against a number of quality programs, including Villanova, defending Cross Country National Champions.
April 21, 2010
The FGCU cross country teams travelled to the University of Central Florida for the UCF Invitational, competing against solid competition, including the University of Florida, defending Indoor National Champions. The Eagles performed well, placing in the top ten in four distance events.
March 26, 2010
The FGCU cross country teams travelled down to the University of Miami for the Hurricane Invitational, competing against many major universities from around the country. The Eagles performed well, winning four different heats in the distance events.
February 03, 2010
FGCU cross country will be hosting a 5K run on campus open to members of the community, with all of the proceeds will go to the FGCU cross country program. The race will be held on Saturday, February 13, beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the FGCU Recreation Fields.
January 28, 2010
Of the 344 Division I Women's Cross Country teams only 21 are cross country-only programs; all others sponsor indoor and/or outdoor track and field. Based on the team average times for the 5K, FGCU's women's team ranked second among those 21 programs, behind only Northwestern University.
October 31, 2009
FGCU took part in the 2009 Atlantic Sun Cross Country Championships on Saturday, with the women placing seventh and the men finishing eighth. The women improved two places over last year's ninth-place finish, while the men dropped one spot compared to last year's seventh-place finish.
October 28, 2009
At the FGCU Cross Country Invitational on Friday, freshman Leigh Mumford gave the Eagles a sweep of the individual wins for the day, helping her earn her first career Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week award, the conference office announced on Wednesday.
October 23, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University cross country teams certainly seemed to enjoy running in the school's first-ever home meet, held Friday evening at Estero Community Park. Leigh Mumford won the women's race, while Jonathan Lanning won the men's race, leading the men's team to a first place overall finish.
October 22, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University cross country teams will do something tomorrow that they have never done before: host a meet. After traveling to various locations for the program's first 50 meets over the course of seven plus seasons, the Eagles will finally get to experience a home meet.
October 19, 2009
The FGCU women's cross country team is off to one of its best starts in school history. Megan Thies, a junior who owns the top five 5K times in school history, took some time this past week to record a journal of her daily activities. This is Megan's account of what it's like to be a runner on the FGCU cross country team.
October 17, 2009
The FGCU cross country teams participated in the Sodexho Stetson Hatter Invitational on Friday evening. The men finished seventh out of 18 schools, while the women finished eighth out of 20 schools. The races were held at the Sperling Sports Complex in DeLand, Florida.
October 03, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's cross country team earned their first team victory of 2009, edging out Nova Southeastern by a single point, 35-36, at the flrunners.com Invitational in Titusville, Florida. The women had a strong showing as well, placing third overall amongst the ten participating schools.
September 18, 2009
The FGCU cross country teams participated in the 21st Annual Mountain Dew Invitational in Gainesville, Florida, on Friday evening. The women finished ninth out of 23 schools while the men finished 11th out of 18 schools.
September 17, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's and women's cross country teams will soon be heading out to Gainesville for the 21st Annual Mountain Dew Invitational, hosted by the University of Florida. The meet takes place on Friday, with the women's 5k race starting at 6:30 pm and the men capping off the evening with an 8k race slated to start at 7 pm. The meet will be held on the UF golf course, which is located on campus.
September 11, 2009
The new date is Friday, October 23rd, with the men's 5k starting 5:00 PM and the women's two mile starting at 5:30 PM. The inaugural event will be held at Estero Community Park.
September 04, 2009
Megan Thies finished first overall to lead the Eagles to a victory in their first meet of the season; Kyle Brunette finished eighth overall as the men's team finished third
August 20, 2009
The FGCU Women's Cross Country team, which had a strong showing at the A-Sun Championships last season, was picked to finish ninth in the Atlantic Sun preseason poll the conference office announced on Thursday.
August 11, 2009
The FGCU men's and women's cross country programs have announced that they will hold open tryouts on Thursday, August 27 at 5:30 p.m. outside of the Outdoor Sports Complex on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University.
August 10, 2009
Florida Gulf Coast University's women's cross country head coach Cassandra Harbin has announced the addition of Kailand Cosgrove to the program's recruiting class.
June 17, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University women's cross country team strengthened its program by announcing the addition of four freshmen runners for the fall of 2009.
June 10, 2009
The FGCU cross country teams have announced a challenging 2009 schedule that includes five meets from September through October in preparation for the Atlantic Sun Conference Championships on Oct. 31.
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.
November 05, 2008
Kyle Brunette and Megan Thies each set new school record times; Joshua Brooks records 6th-fastest time in school history
November 02, 2008
Megan Thies leads the way with a 26th place finish; Michelle Kuhnen takes 42nd place before flying back to Fort Myers to play in the women's soccer game
October 17, 2008
Megan Thies paces Eagles with a 12th place finish, Christine Baird also in top 30
October 12, 2008
Megan Thies finishes 74th out of over 350 runners
October 03, 2008
Thies finished 12th with a time of 19:10.13 in the Floridarunners.com Invitational. FGCU finished fourth of 14 teams.
September 27, 2008
Seven men, six women set personal record times as men place seventh, women take tenth
September 20, 2008
Kyle Brunette and Megan Thies lead the Eagles in their second meet of the season
September 06, 2008
Kyle Brunette, Taylor Cooke, and Megan Thies all finish in the top 10 in season opener for FGCU's cross country teams
September 03, 2008
FGCU's men's and women's cross country teams open the 2008 season on Friday in Miami
July 28, 2008
Florida Gulf Coast University has announced the hiring of Cassandra Goodson as the Men's and Women's Cross Country Head Coach. Goodson will fill the vacancy left by Chris Highfield, who served as head coach until he resigned in July.
July 28, 2008
Florida Gulf Coast University has announced the hiring of Cassandra Goodson as the Men's and Women's Cross Country Head Coach. Goodson will fill the vacancy left by Chris Highfield, who served as head coach until he resigned in July.
June 04, 2008
After seven years with FGCU, Chris Highfield has resigned. Highfield has been with the men's basketball program and both cross country teams for each of their six seasons.
June 04, 2008
FGCU Director of Athletics, Carl McAloose has announced that Chris Highfield, who served the past six seasons as Assistant Men's Basketball Coach and Head Men's and Women's Cross Country Coach has resigned his dual posts to pursue other professional opportunities. Highfield, who has been at FGCU for the last seven years, will remain at FGCU until July 1.
October 27, 2007
The FGCU women's cross country team took seventh place in the Atlantic Conference Championships held in Nashville, Tenn., today.
October 12, 2007
The FGCU womens cross country squad placed 5rth in the 2007 Sodexho Hatter Cross Country Invitational on Friday, October 12, 2007. 17 womens teams participated in the event with Xavier coming out on top.
October 06, 2007
Florida Gulf Coast University womens cross-country team finished 13th overall at the 5k Walt Disney World Sports Invitational on Saturday morning. The Eagles finished 13th of 41.
September 29, 2007
The FGCU women's Cross Country took first place in the Gulf Coast Cross Country Stampede on Saturday afternoon. The Eagles won with a team score of 27 easily outdistancing 2nd place West Florida.
September 22, 2007
FGCU runners post three of the five fastest times in school history at the FSU Invite
September 20, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's and women's cross country teams head to Tallahassee, Fla., on Saturday for a tough competition at the Florida State Invitational.
September 07, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University women's cross-country team opened the season in the Mountain Dew/Gator Invitational on Friday night. The team finished seventh of 19
September 06, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University cross country teams will compete in the University of Florida's Mountain Dew Invitational on Friday, September 7.
August 20, 2007
The Eagles return seven letterwinners from last year on the men's side and four for the women's team. Last season, the men's team finished eighth in the South Region of NCAA Division II last season while the women finished 10th
August 01, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University cross country coach Chris Highfield has released the 2007 men's and women's cross country schedule. Both teams will run the same schedule.
February 02, 2007
The team had a combined GPA of 3.230
November 14, 2006
Eagles' head cross country coach Chris Highfield announced the signing of Megan Thies of Brandon, Fla.
November 05, 2006
FGCU's cross country teams capped off good seasons with Top 10 finishes at the NCAA South Regional Meet
October 14, 2006
FGCU among the top teams in standout field at Hatter Invitational
October 13, 2006
FGCU will travel to the Stetson Hatter
October 09, 2006
Men's and women's cross country competed in the 2006 Walt Disney World Cross Country Classic
October 06, 2006
The Florida Gulf Coast University cross country teams are headed to Disney World in Orlando, Fla. to compete in Saturday's Walt Disney World Cross Country Classic
September 30, 2006
FGCU women placed fourth in the flrunners.com invitational in Tampa, Fla.
September 18, 2006
Women's team finishes 11th at Gator Invitational, men 12th
September 14, 2006
Eagles prepare for Gator Invitational
September 10, 2006
The Eagles take third place behind three top 10 finishes
September 08, 2006
Eagles' runners prepare for Saturday's invitational
September 04, 2006
FGCU men finish fourth, while women come in fifth at Sharks Invitational
August 09, 2006
Casey Hasten, Christina Slayman, Abbie Zaspel, Andrea Griggs, Kaitlin Sauskojas, and Katy Turner make up Eagles' freshman class
July 31, 2006
The squad will compete in six meets this fall
March 03, 2006
Eagles honored by USTAF
November 05, 2005
Eagles first trip to regional meet lands top 20 finish
November 01, 2005
Eagles Women to Race Saturday in NCAA Regionals
October 15, 2005
Eagles prepare for NCAA South Regionals
October 13, 2005
Eagles to compete in Hatter Invitational at Stetson
October 09, 2005
Junior runs season-best after losing shoe
October 07, 2005
Eagles continue push to NCAA regional championships
October 01, 2005
5 FGCU Women Set PR's as Eagles finish 9th
September 30, 2005
Eagles head to compete in 17-team event
September 24, 2005
Sly leads Eagles with 17th place finish
September 22, 2005
Eagles back in action after week off
September 10, 2005
Eagles run fourth in meet
September 09, 2005
FGCU looks to build on early success
September 03, 2005
Junior Katy Steffan leads five Eagles runners among top 22 finishers
September 02, 2005
Improved Women's Cross Country Team Looking to Challenge in South Region
August 08, 2005
Eagles to compete in six top regular season meets around Florida.
November 08, 2004
Sophomore Katy Steffan became the first female athlete from Florida Gulf Coast University to compete in an NCAA championship when she ran in the NCAA Division II South Region women's 6k cross country championship on Saturday, November 6 in Memphis, Tennessee
November 03, 2004
Florida Gulf Coast University cross country coach Chris Highfield had a simple goal for his teams first season of eligibility in NCAA Division II.
October 15, 2004
The Florida Gulf Coast University women's cross country team finished 10th out of 14 teams Friday evening at the 15th Annual Stetson Hatter Cross Country Invitational.
October 11, 2004
In her first season on the Florida Gulf Coast University women's cross country team, sophomore Katy Steffan (Naples/Barron Collier) is making it a season of firsts as well.
October 04, 2004
Sophomore Katy Steffan (Naples/Barron Collier) posted the highest finish ever by a Florida Gulf Coast University cross country runner with a fourth-place finish to lead the Eagles to seventh place in a 10-team field at the Embry-Riddle
September 27, 2004
The women's cross country team competed at the flrunners.com Invitational at Ed Radice State Park in Tampa this weekend, finishing 11th of 14 teams.
September 19, 2004
Paced by sophomore Katy Steffan, the Florida Gulf Coast University women's cross country team finished in 19th place overall with 499 points in a strong field at the Gator Invitational held at the Canterbury Equestrian Showplace in Newberry, Fla. Saturday
September 11, 2004
The Florida Gulf Coast University women's cross country placed five runners in the top-25 to finish second in the five-team Saint Leo Invitational, which was held at the Little Everglades Steeplechase Course in Dade City. It was the best team finish in school history.
September 07, 2004
Florida Tech Invite Cancelled - Eagles to run at St. Leo Invite
September 02, 2004
Running cross-country takes commitment and sacrifice. Getting up early every morning and training hard to represent their university is normal for the women's cross country team at Florida Gulf Coast University.