FORT MYERS, Fla. – The FGCU women’s soccer team had an 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. The building not only houses the food pantry portion, but has other on site programs that are connected to the United Way including: Counseling Sessions, Money Management classes, and Meals on Wheels.
The collection started when the women’s soccer team hosted clinics at local Soccer clubs, including Cape Coral Soccer Club, Naples Optimist and Chicago Fire. The team asked participating players to donate non-perishable food items. The Eagles and clubs combined to donate a total of 240 pounds of food.
FGCU claimed its first-ever Atlantic Sun regular season championship with an 11-4-2 overall record and an unbeaten 8-0-2 A-Sun mark. The Eagles’ conference record is the 11th unblemished conference record in A-Sun history and the sixth since the A-Sun left divisions following the 1998 season.