2007-08 Women's Soccer News
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August 12, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast Womens Soccer team kicks off the 2008 season with an exhibition match against the University of Tampa on Thursday, August 14th at 4:00 pm at the FGCU Soccer Complex, admission is free.
August 12, 2008
FGCU was selected third in the Preseason Poll while junior midfielder Amber McCall was selected to the All-Conference team.
July 26, 2008
The day camp that was scheduled for July 28-August 1 has been canceled due to work on the field.
June 10, 2008
FGCU will conduct walkon tryouts August 30 for students enrolled at FGCU. Tryouts will be at FGCU Soccer Field from 10:15-11:15am and from 6-7:15pm.
April 30, 2008
Ashley Marie Ciesielczyk, Kristin Nespoli and Samantha Ragan will join the FGCU womens soccer roster in 2008.
April 30, 2008
The News-Press named FGCUs Gina Petracco 2008 SW Florida Player of the Year.
April 07, 2008
The FGCU women's soccer team has announced its schedule for the 2008 regular season.
March 27, 2008
The Florida Gulf University Womens Soccer team is set to host a friendly on Saturday March 29th beginning at 12:00 pm at the FGCU Soccer Complex located adjacent to Alico Arena. Admission is free.
March 26, 2008
The Palm Beach Post (Palm Beach County, Florida) named FGCUs Stacey Payne 2008 Small Schools Players of the Year, and Olivia Elias to First Team All-Area.
March 07, 2008
Jim Blankenship, head women's soccer coach at Florida Gulf Coast University, and his staff have announced the dates and opened registration for their 2008 Summer Camps. Blankenship and the FGCU staff will hold a Day Camp at the FGCU Soccer Complex (June 9-13 & July 28-Aug. 1), as well as an Elite Camp (June 15-19).
February 25, 2008
Jim Blankenship, head women's soccer coach at Florida Gulf Coast University, and his staff will hold a spring break camp at the Kelly Road North Soccer Complex from April 14-18. All skill levels are invited to attend the five-day camp that will give each participant hands-on instruction from the FGCU women's soccer staff.
February 18, 2008
The Florida Gulf Coast University Women's Soccer team and head coach Jim Blankenship announced Thursday, February 14, their signing class for the 2008 season. The Eagles signed nine freshmen to National Letters of Intent with an additional two already enrolled at FGCU this spring.
January 25, 2008
The FGCU Womens soccer team is looking for managers.
January 19, 2008
FGCU womens soccer coach Jim Blakenship announced the addition of two student athletes today. Casey Lademann and KC Correllus joined the 2008 Eagle soccer team and are already on campus and enrolled in classes this spring.
December 12, 2007
The FGCU women's soccer team along with Azul, the FGCU mascot, visited the Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida.
December 05, 2007
Construction of the new FGCU Soccer Complex took a big step in its completion process. On Wednesday morning, (Dec. 5) workers began laying sod on the new facility that will house the FGCU men's and women's soccer teams.
December 03, 2007
Over 20 Florida Gulf Coast University student soccer players from around the country will join their coaches and University mascot for a holiday visit to The Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida.
November 28, 2007
Jim Blankenship, head women's soccer coach at Florida Gulf Coast University, and his staff will hold a winter camp on the FGCU campus from January 2-5.
November 06, 2007
The Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year award went to Florida Gulf Coast forward Lindsay Haw. Haw and defender Kathleen Hunter made the All-Freshman team from the first-year Division I program. Hunter also made the Second-Team All-Atlantic Sun team and sophomore midfielder Amber McCall earned First-Team accolades.
November 03, 2007
The FGCU Womens soccer team ended their inaugural season with a loss to Stetson in overtime. Despite two goals by sophomore Amber McCall, the Hatters were able to pull off the overtime win.
October 31, 2007
The FGCU Womens soccer team looks to finish their inaugural season with a victory as they travel to face Atlantic Sun foe Stetson. FGCU (11-6-0, 7-3-0 A-Sun) will meet Stetson (7-9-1, 5-5-0 A-Sun) on Saturday, November 3rd, at 5:00 p.m.
October 28, 2007
A complete team effort was the story that lead the FGCU women's soccer team to a 1-0 win over USC Upstate Sunday afternoon at the FGCU Soccer Complex to complete the inaugural home schedule at FGCU
October 26, 2007
The FGCU women's soccer team dropped a 1-0 decision to East Tennessee State on Friday night. The Eagles fall to 10-6 overall and 6-3 in the Atlantic Sun.
October 22, 2007
Kirsi Keenan was named the A-Sun defensive player of the week after her performance this past weekend. Keenan recorded a shutout against Belmont and was five minutes away from another against Lipscomb before being pulled late in the match as the Eagles won for the fifth time in their last six games.
October 21, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University womens soccer team used four goals to post a 4-0 win over A-Sun rival Lipscomb on Sunday afternoon at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex. This marked the third consecutive shutout and the eighth shutout of the season for the Eagles.
October 19, 2007
The FGCU womens soccer team (9-5, 5-2 A-Sun) started the weekend off right with a 1-0 victory on Friday night in Tennessee. The Eagles recorded their seventh shutout with a 1-0 victory over Belmont (10-4-1, 4-3 A-Sun). With the win FGCU improved to 9-5 on the season, marking the 250th career victory for Head Coach Jim Blakenship.
October 18, 2007
The FGCU women's soccer team looks to overtake Belmont in the A-Sun conference as they travel for two A-Sun Conference match ups this weekend. FGCU (8-5, 4-2 A-Sun) will travel to Belmont (10-3-1, 4-2 A-Sun) on Friday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m. The Eagles will then square off against Lipscomb (3-10-1, 1-4-1 A-Sun) on Sunday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m.
October 14, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University womens soccer team outlast North Florida 1-0. The Eagles were outshot 16-14, but were able to put one in the net on Sunday afternoon. The Eagles improved to 8-5 (4-2 A-Sun), and the Ospreys fall to 4-9-1 (3-3 A-Sun).
October 12, 2007
After a late comeback, the FGCU womens soccer team fell short to Jacksonville 4-3 Friday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex. Freshman Lindsay Haw (Palm City, Fla.) had a goal and an assist and freshman Kelly Sherriff (Coral Springs, Fla.) had two assists to lead the effort for the Eagles.
October 06, 2007
With a goal and an assist, sophomore Amber McCall helped led the FGCU women's soccer team to a 2-0 victory against Gardner-Webb Saturday afternoon at the FGCU Soccer Complex. The Eagles improve to 7-4 (3-1 A-Sun), and the Bulldogs fall to 4-7 (2-2 A-Sun).
October 05, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University women's soccer team earned their second conference victory with a 2-0 win over Campbell on Friday morning at the FGCU Soccer Complex. With the win, the Eagles improve to 6-4 (2-1 A-Sun).
October 04, 2007
FORT MYERS, Fla., The FGCU women's soccer match against Campbell was postponed due to inclement weather. The match will begin tomorrow morning at 9:00 am at the FGCU Soccer Field.
September 30, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast women's soccer team gave up three second half goals to pre-season league favorite Kennesaw State to fall 3-0 on Sunday afternoon at the KSU Soccer Complex.
September 28, 2007
The FGCU women's soccer team notched their first Atlantic Sun Conference with a 1-0 win over Mercer on Friday night. With the win, the Eagles improve to 5-3, 1-0 in the league while the Bears fall to 2-5-1, 0-1 A-Sun
September 23, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University women's soccer team allowed three second half goals, falling to Murray State, 3-2, Sunday at North Collier Regional Park.
September 20, 2007
The FGCU Women's Soccer team hopes to return to its winning ways, after suffering two losses last weekend.
September 16, 2007
Missed opportunities and a key injury highlighted the FGCU Womens Soccer Team 1-0 loss to Toledo on Sunday afternoon.
September 14, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University women's soccer team lost for the first time during its inaugural season, falling to St. Thomas University.
September 13, 2007
The FGCU women's soccer team looks to remain unbeaten this weekend as they host a pair of matches at the FGCU Soccer Field.
September 10, 2007
For the second time this season, an FGCU women's soccer player has been named Atlantic Sun Player-of-the-Week. Junior keeper Emily Barrett is the second player from the first year team to win the honor in as many weeks.
September 09, 2007
Four goals from three different players gave the Eagles women soccer team (4-0) a 4-1 win over Howard (0-3) Sunday afternoon at Greene Stadium. Sophomore Amber McCall had a pair of goals for her second straight match
September 07, 2007
Eagles rolled to a 4-0 victory over Delaware State to win their third straight match. Lindsay Haw and Amber McCall both record a pair of goals to improve the Eagles record to 3-0.
September 06, 2007
HOW ABOUT THIS FOR YOUR first-year Division I program's inaugural weekend: You open with a 10-0 and then turn around two days later and win, 3-2, in overtime to capture your first tournament.
September 04, 2007
Only once can a player score the first-ever goal in program history and for FGCU, the name that will forever be etched into the record book will be Lindsay Haw
September 02, 2007
The Eagles won The Embassy Suites Kick-Off Classic with their second straight win. The Eagles overcame an early score in the second period from Florida International to win a thrilling 3-2 match in overtime Sunday afternoon at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
August 31, 2007
The FGCU women's soccer team posted 10-0 win versus Alabama State in the first home contest as a member of Division I. The Eagles dominated the field to win their first Division I match in The Embassy Suites Kick-Off Classic in front of 1026 fans on Friday night.
August 18, 2007
The FGCU women's soccer team dropped their first match 2-0 to Nova Southeastern on Saturday afternoon
August 14, 2007
Young, first-year Eagle soccer teams open practice. Story appears in the News-Press courtesy of Chris Umpierre.
August 07, 2007
The Florida Gulf Coast University women's soccer team will hold walk-on tryouts to fill roster spots for the upcoming 2007 season.
June 27, 2007
Mario Rincon and Sarah Rahko join Blankenship's staff
May 02, 2007
Soccerbuzz.com ranks the class as the third best in the Atlantic Sun
April 17, 2007
The 2007 schedule features 10-home matches
June 12, 2006
With three national titles and .753 career winning percentage, Blankenship selected to build FGCU women's soccer program