2010-11 Women's Soccer News
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June 07, 2011
The 2011 FGCU women's soccer team's schedule will test the defending Atlantic Sun champions, as the Eagles face five top 100 RPI teams from a year ago and three opponents who advanced to last year's NCAA Tournament field.
February 24, 2011
FGCU head women's soccer coach Jim Blankenship and his staff have announced the dates for their 2011 Elite Soccer Camps. Blankenship and his staff will hold a Jr. Elite Camp (June 14-18) and an Elite Camp (June 25-29) at the FGCU Soccer Complex, as well as a Day Camp (August 1-5).
February 17, 2011
After winning the program's first-ever Atlantic Sun championship in the fall, FGCU women's soccer head coach Jim Blankenship announced the signing of eight student-athletes to the 2011 signing class on Tuesday afternoon.
December 03, 2010
FGCU women's soccer redshirt junior defender KC Correllus and junior midfielder Olivia Elias were named to the 2010 NSCAA/Performance Subaru All-South Region teams after leading the Eagles' to their first-ever A-Sun Regular Season Title.
November 29, 2010
The FGCU women's soccer team had to opportunity to help out families around the area when it collected non-perishable food items for Interfaith Caregivers of South Lee which is part of the Estero/San Carlos United Way House.
November 19, 2010
The FGCU men's and women's soccer programs received national recognition when the National Soccer College Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) handed out its College Team Academic Award Winners for the 2009-10 season on Friday.
October 28, 2010
After leading FGCU to its first-ever Atlantic Sun title in the program's four-year history, six women's soccer players picked up postseason honors on Thursday, highlighted by redshirt junior KC Correllus' Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year honors, announced by the league office.
October 25, 2010
After helping lead FGCU to its program-record 11th shutout and first-ever A-Sun title with a 4-0 win against Stetson on Saturday, women's soccer redshirt junior KC Correllus earned her first career Atlantic Sun Defensive Player of the Week award on Monday.
October 23, 2010
On a night filled with the emotion of seeing its first four-year class play its final game, the FGCU women's soccer team captured its first-ever Atlantic Sun Conference regular season title with a convincing 4-0 win over in-state rival Stetson on a picture-perfect Saturday evening at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 22, 2010
The FGCU women's soccer team enters its Saturday showdown with Stetson with the hope of walking away with its first regular season Atlantic Sun Championship in its short four-year history. Game-time with the Hatters is set for 7 p.m. as the team celebrates Senior Night for the 10 seniors.
October 22, 2010
This edition of Hear From the A-Sun Weekly Award Winners we talk with FGCU's Kathleen Hunter and Matt O'Shaughnessy about their upcoming games against in-state rival Stetson.
October 18, 2010
After extending its conference unbeaten streak to 12 games (10-0-2), the FGCU women's soccer team garnered votes in the NSCAA/HendrickCars.com Southeast Region Rankings for the third straight week, announced Monday.
October 18, 2010
After scoring her first goal of the season, FGCU women's soccer redshirt junior Kathleen Hunter earned her first career Atlantic Sun Defensive Player of the Week award on Monday.
October 17, 2010
Junior Olivia Elias' first career multi-goal game helped the FGCU women's soccer team shake off a slow start and explode for four consecutive goals en route to a convincing 4-1 Atlantic Sun win over visiting Lipscomb on Sunday afternoon at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 15, 2010
Led by another dominating defensive performance, the FGCU women's soccer team recieved goals from redshirt sophomore Ashley Ciesielczyk and freshman Jenci Villaverde en route to staying unbeaten in the Atlantic Sun with a 2-0 win over Belmont on Friday evening at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 14, 2010
The FGCU women's soccer team looks to remain unbeaten in conference play and extend its five-game shutout streak when it welcomes Atlantic Sun foes Belmont and Lipscomb on Friday and Sunday, respectively, at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 12, 2010
After picking up votes in the regional rankings on Monday, the FGCU women's team learned that it was picked 61st in TopDrawerSoccer.com's Tournament 64 rankings. The Eagles moved up one spot from its ranking last week.
October 11, 2010
After remaining unbeaten through the weekend in Atlantic Sun action, the FGCU women's soccer team garnered votes in the NSCAA/HendrickCars.com Southeast Region Rankings for the second straight week, announced Monday.
October 10, 2010
After 110 minutes of play, the FGCU women's soccer team battled to a 0-0 draw at USC Upstate on Sunday afternoon at County University Soccer Stadium.
October 08, 2010
Behind sophomore Jessica Swartzentruber's goal, the FGCU women's soccer team remains unbeaten in Atlantic Sun play with a 1-0 win at ETSU on Friday night at Summers-Taylor Stadium.
October 07, 2010
After picking up a pair of wins against Atlantic Sun foes Mercer and Kennesaw State, the FGCU women's soccer team heads to ETSU and USC Upstate to continue league play this weekend.
October 05, 2010
After sweeping Atlantic Sun foes Mercer and Kennesaw State over the weekend, the FGCU women's soccer team garnered votes in the NSCAA/HendrickCars.com Southeast Region Rankings, announced Monday.
October 03, 2010
Senior Lindsay Haw once again provided all the offense the Eagles needed as the FGCU women's soccer team dropped Kennesaw State, 1-0, on Sunday afternoon at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 01, 2010
Senior Lindsay Haw's lone goal in the 55th minute would be all the FGCU women's soccer team needed to defeat Mercer, 1-0, on Friday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
September 30, 2010
The FGCU women's soccer team takes its six-game conference unbeaten streak (5-0-1) into a pair of matchups against Georgia schools, Mercer and Kennesaw State, beginning on Friday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
September 27, 2010
The 2010 FGCU Women's Soccer Media Guide is now available for the general public. As the Eagles take the court in 2010, guided by fourth-year head coach Jim Blankenship, fans have the opportunity to get an in-depth look at the team with the most complete publication printed with regards to the FGCU women's soccer program.
September 25, 2010
The FGCU women's soccer team extended its conference unbeaten streak to six games as it defeated Campbell, 2-0, at the Eakes Athletic Complex on Saturday afternoon.
September 24, 2010
The FGCU women's soccer team closes out its five-game road swing from home with a Saturday showdown in Buies Creek, N.C. against the Campbell Camels at 4 p.m. at the Eakes Athletic Complex.
September 19, 2010
The FGCU women's soccer team capped an unbeaten opening road weekend of Atlantic Sun action on Sunday afternoon with a 2-1 win over the University of North Florida at Hodges Stadium.
September 17, 2010
The FGCU women's soccer team couldn't find the back of the net for the second straight game, but was able to post its third shutout in the last four games to earn a 0-0 tie against Jacksonville on the opening Friday night of Atlantic Sun action at Ashley Sports Complex.
September 16, 2010
After finishing non-conference action with a 3-4 overall record, the FGCU women's soccer team prepares for the opening weekend of its Atlantic Sun slate beginning with Florida rivals Jacksonville and UNF.
September 15, 2010
On a sunny Saturday afternoon in New York City, the FGCU women's soccer team had, for most, what is a once-in-a-lifetime experience – standing at Ground Zero on the anniversary of September 11.
September 12, 2010
Despite holding a 20-11 advantage in shots, the FGCU women's soccer team could not overcome Marist's early goal as the Eagles dropped the game, 1-0, at Clinton Field on Sunday morning in the third game of the Black Knights Classic.
September 10, 2010
The FGCU women's soccer team continued its winning ways as the Eagles picked up their second consecutive shutout, defeating Vermont, 2-0, in the opening game of the 2010 Black Knights Classic at Clinton Field on Friday afternoon.
September 09, 2010
Coming off a 1-0 win against SEC foe Arkansas on Sunday, the FGCU women's soccer team takes to the road for a pair of contests at the Black Knights Classic in West Point, N.Y. The Eagles play Vermont on Friday, Sept. 10 at 4:30 p.m. and face Marist on Sunday, Sept. 12 at 11 a.m.
September 05, 2010
Senior Michelle Kuhnen capitalized on an Eagle corner kick with 51 seconds remaining in the game to give the FGCU women's soccer team a, 1-0 victory over SEC foe Arkansas in the final game of the Embassy Suites Kick-Off Classic on Sunday afternoon.
September 03, 2010
A pair of second half Kent State goals separated by just two minutes helped the visiting Golden Flashes rally to defeat the FGCU women's soccer team, 2-1, in the Embassy Suites Kick-Off Classic at the FGCU Soccer Complex on Friday night.
September 02, 2010
The FGCU women's soccer team hosts its second tournament in program history as the Eagles welcome Arkansas, Kent State and Miami to campus for the Embassy Suites Kick-Off Classic on Friday, Sept. 3 and Sunday, Sept. 5 at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
August 31, 2010
Led by two goals from Brittany Steinburch, Miami scored three goals within four minutes to defeat the FGCU women's soccer team, 3-1, on Tuesday evening at Cobb Stadium.
August 29, 2010
Back-to-back goals from sophomore Jessica Swartzentruber iin the second half highlighted a convincing 6-0 win for the FGCU women's soccer team against Delaware State on Sunday afternoon at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
August 27, 2010
After a two-hour weather delay and more than 100 minutes of play, FIU’s Chelsea Leiva scored in the 103rd minute of the second overtime to top the FGCU women’s soccer team, 1-0, in the Eagles’ season opener on a rainy Thursday night at FGCU Soccer Complex.
August 20, 2010
The women's soccer game against Barry University has been canceled due to inclement weather in the Fort Myers area.
August 19, 2010
MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun Conference will preview the upcoming 2010 women's soccer season with the A-Sun Two-A-Days, where we interview a player or coach from each of the eleven A-Sun teams.
August 19, 2010
FGCU women's soccer players, redshirt junior KC Correllus, sophomore Danielle Faller and junior Stephanie Powers, were named to TopDrawerSoccer's Top 20 Players to Watch list in the Atlantic Sun.
August 17, 2010
The Florida Gulf Coast University women's soccer team will hold open tryouts on August 27 from 2-4 p.m. at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
August 16, 2010
After finishing third in the Atlantic Sun in its first three seasons of Division I, the FGCU women's soccer team was picked to finish second in the 2010 A-Sun Preseason Poll, as voted on by the league's head coaches and announced Monday.
August 15, 2010
The FGCU women's soccer team topped the U-17 Mexican National Team, 4-1, on Sunday afternoon in front of 1,034 fans in an exhibition match at the FGCU Soccer Complex in its final tune-up before the regular season.
August 12, 2010
The FGCU women's soccer team kicked off its 2010 campaign with a 2-1 win at FAU in an exhibition game on Thursday afternoon at FAU Soccer Complex.
August 09, 2010
FGCU women's soccer head coach Jim Blankenship has announced the addition of former Atlantic Sun standout Erin Switalski as an assistant coach. Switalski joins the Eagles after spending three seasons as an assistant coach at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla.
August 04, 2010
The summer is over and the FGCU women's soccer team officially returned to campus to begin training for the 2010 season on Wednesday when it held its first practice. The Eagles began their 2010 season at 9 a.m. today with a team meeting followed by an afternoon practice at 2 p.m. that was cut short due to lightning.
July 30, 2010
The 2010-11 FGCU home schedule will kick-off in style on Sunday, August 15, when the women's soccer team welcomes the Under-17 Mexican National Team to campus for an exhibition game at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
July 19, 2010
On the heels of posting its third straight season of double figure wins and finishing in third place in the Atlantic Sun standings, the FGCU women's soccer team released its 2010 schedule on Monday.