2013-14 Women's Soccer News
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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 06, 2014
Winners of four-straight regular season and two Atlantic Sun Tournament titles, head coach Jim Blankenship, the 2012 and 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference Coach of the Year, and the FGCU women’s soccer staff announced the dates for their annual Elite Soccer Camp for the summer 2014.
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.
January 31, 2014
The FGCU women's soccer team begins preparation to defend its four-consecutive Atlantic Sun Regular Season Championships with five exhibitions this spring against familiar competition.
January 13, 2014
FGCU women's soccer player Paulina Speckmaier has been selected to join the Venezuela U-20 National Team at the South American Championship being held in Montevideo, Republic of Uruguay Jan. 13-31. The event doubles as a qualifier for the 2014 U-20 World Cup that will be held in Canada.
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 05, 2013
Sophomore Ally Kasun (Lancaster, Pa./Hempfield HS) of the FGCU women's soccer team has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Southeast Region Third Team, marking the second-consecutive season the NSCAA has included her on the list.
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 10, 2013
The FGCU women's soccer team (13-3-4, 7-0-2 Atlantic Sun) out-shot Jacksonville University (12-7-1, 6-3 A-Sun) 31-7 in Sunday afternoon's A-Sun Championship Game but were unable to find the back of the net and ultimately fell 5-3 in penalty kicks after double-overtime failed to produce a winner.
November 09, 2013
The FGCU women's soccer team (13-3-3, 7-0-2 Atlantic Sun) will take the field on Sunday afternoon in front of its home crowd with its sights set on a third-consecutive Atlantic Sun women's soccer championship. Only Jacksonville University (12-7, 6-3) stands in the Eagles' path.
November 08, 2013
For the third-consecutive season, the FGCU women's soccer team (13-3-3, 7-0-2 Atlantic Sun) earned the right to play for the A-Sun Championship on its home field, defeating Mercer, 2-0, on Friday night. The Eagles will meet 2-seed Jacksonville University, who defeated Kennesaw State in the first semifinal match, on Sunday at 1 p.m.
November 07, 2013
For the third-consecutive season, the FGCU women's soccer team will host the Atlantic Sun Women's Soccer Championship featuring two semifinal matches on Friday, Nov. 8 and the championship match on Sunday, Nov. 10.
October 31, 2013
In the wake of completing an unbeaten Atlantic Sun slate and claiming a fourth-straight A-Sun regular-season championship, the FGCU women's soccer team saw a league-high nine names appear on the list of A-Sun postseason honorees when the conference office announced the selections on Thursday. Head coach Jim Blankenship has been named by his peers as the Coach of the Year for a second-consecutive season, Brittany Brown claimed Goalkeeper of the Year honors and Tabby Tindell's stellar rookie season has earned her the title of Freshman of the Year.
October 31, 2013
The Atlantic Sun Conference announced this week the expansion of fall championship coverage to include the final of the 2013 Women's Soccer Championship on ESPN3, ESPN's live multi-screen sports network accessible online at WatchESPN.com, on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app, and streamed on televisions through ESPN on Xbox LIVE to Gold members and on Apple TV.
October 30, 2013
A combination of excellence in the classroom and on the field have earned sophomore goalkeeper Brittany Brown and junior forward Shannen Wacker spots on the 2013 Atlantic Sun Women's Soccer Academic All-Conference Team as announced by conference office Wednesday afternoon.
October 29, 2013
Freshman Tabby Tindell (Ocala, Fla./Trinity Catholic HS) continues to bring in awards following her record-breaking performance in the Eagles 4-0 win at Stetson on Saturday, this time being named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Women's Team of the Week.
October 28, 2013
In the wake of her three goal performance against Stetson on Saturday evening, Tabby Tindell (Ocala, Fla./Trinity Catholic HS) claimed her second consecutive A-Sun Player of the Week award, rewriting the FGCU record books in the process. At the same time, goalkeeper Brittany Brown (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Athena HS) has claimed the Eagles' second Defensive Player of the Week award.
October 26, 2013
Tabby Tindell scored three goals on Saturday afternoon to lift the FGCU women's soccer team (12-3-3, 7-0-2 Atlantic Sun) to a 4-0 victory over Stetson (6-9-2, 4-4-1 A-Sun), simultaneously setting the single-season goals and points records and securing an unbeaten record in A-Sun play for just the second time in program history. The Eagles will soar into the postseason as the A-Sun Regular-Season Champions for fourth-straight year and with the top-seed in the A-Sun Championship Tournament for the third consecutive season.
October 25, 2013
The FGCU women's soccer team (11-3-3, 6-0-2 Atlantic Sun) will be in search of its fourth-consecutive regular-season conference championship when it visits Stetson (6-8-2, 4-3-1 A-Sun) on Saturday afternoon. With a victory or tie, the Eagles will go unbeaten in conference play for the just the second time in program history and extend their streak of 16-straight games without a loss to an A-Sun foe.
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 21, 2013
Following a clutch performance opposite rival Mercer last Friday evening, freshman Tabby Tindell (Ocala, Fla./Trinity Catholic HS) has earned her second Player of the Week honor this season when the Atlantic Sun Conference announced its weekly award winners on Monday morning.
October 20, 2013
The FGCU women's soccer team (11-3-3, 6-0-2 Atlantic Sun) failed to score on Sunday afternoon but kept Kennesaw State (7-7-1, 4-2-1 A-Sun) off the board as well as the two programs battled to a 0-0 tie following a pair of overtime periods.
October 18, 2013
Freshman Tabby Tindell tallied a pair of goals on Friday evening to guide the FGCU women's soccer team (11-3-2, 6-0-1 Atlantic Sun) to a 3-1 victory over the Mercer Bears (8-6-2, 3-2-1 A-Sun) to keep the Green and Blue unbeaten in A-Sun play with just two games left in the regular season.
October 17, 2013
In the midst of a six-game unbeaten streak, during which the FGCU women's soccer team (10-3-2) has compiled a 5-0-1 record against Atlantic Sun competition, the Eagles will travel first to Macon, Ga. on Friday to face-off with Mercer (8-5-2, 3-1-1 A-Sun) before heading to Kennesaw State (6-7, 3-2 A-Sun) for a meeting with the Owls on Sunday. Mercer and Kennesaw State currently sit fourth and fifth, respectively, in the A-Sun standings.
October 13, 2013
On a day the FGCU women's soccer team (10-3-2, 5-0-1 Atlantic Sun) honored its graduating seniors Kayley Clay and Casey Towne, the offense generated a performance the pair would never forget by scoring seven goals to upend USC Upstate (3-8-3, 0-4-1 A-Sun) on Sunday afternoon.
October 11, 2013
The FGCU women's soccer team (9-3-2, 4-0-1 Atlantic Sun) fell behind early but dominated the shot column, used a late goal in the first half and capitalized on a penalty kick opportunity in the second half to ultimately come away with a 2-1 victory over ETSU (6-6-1, 2-2-0 A-Sun) on Friday evening.
October 10, 2013
The FGCU women's soccer team (8-3-2, 3-0-1 Atlantic Sun) will host the final two homes games of the 2013 regular season this weekend when the team welcomes ETSU (6-5-1, 2-1-0 A-Sun) at 7 p.m. on Friday and USC Upstate (3-6-3, 0-2-1 A-Sun) at 1 p.m. on Sunday. Prior to Sunday's match, the Eagles will hold senior day ceremonies, honoring Kayley Clay and Casey Towne.
October 06, 2013
The FGCU women's soccer team (8-3-2, 3-0-1 Atlantic Sun Conference) tied Lipscomb (4-5-4, 1-1-2 A-Sun) on Sunday afternoon by a score of 1-1 in double-overtime despite firing a season-high 31 shots that included nine in the overtime periods.
October 04, 2013
The FGCU women's soccer team (8-3-1, 3-0) used a pair of first-half goals opposite Northern Kentucky University (4-7-1, 0-3) to pick up its third-straight victory to remain unbeaten in Atlantic Sun play while also collecting a second-consecutive clean sheet in the 2-0 victory, the sixth so far this season.
October 03, 2013
The FGCU women's soccer team (7-3-1) will be visiting Northern Kentucky University on Friday (Oct. 4) and Lipscomb on Sunday (Oct. 6) looking to build upon its 2-0 start in Atlantic Sun play. The Eagles are unbeaten through the opening weekend of conference play for the second-consecutive year.
October 03, 2013
FGCU's Paulina Speckmaier continues to receive accolades for her outstanding performance this past weekend opposite the University of North Florida. Speckmaier has been named the Sunshine Soccer News Women's College Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 29.
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 30, 2013
Freshman Paulina Speckmaier and freshman Tessa Berger have been named Atlantic Sun Player of the Week and Co-Defensive Player of the Week, respectively, when the conference office announced its weekly award winners on Monday.
September 29, 2013
Following a back-and-forth first half, sophomore Paulina Speckmaier came off the bench for the FGCU women's soccer team in the second half, scored two goals and assisted on a third to guide the Eagles to a 3-0 victory over the University of North Florida on Sunday afternoon.
September 27, 2013
A pair of goals in the final two minutes of each half lifted the FGCU women's soccer team past Jacksonville University on Friday evening under the lights of the FGCU Soccer Complex. The Eagles lone senior, Kayley Clay, would provide the dramatic game-winner with just 1:29 left on the clock.
September 26, 2013
The defending Atlantic Sun Conference champion FGCU women's soccer team begins the defense of its title this weekend when it welcomes in a pair of A-Sun foes beginning with Jacksonville University on Friday night under the lights of the FGCU Soccer Complex. The Eagles will then turnaround and host the University of North Florida in a Sunday afternoon matinee.
September 22, 2013
Battling wet conditions, the FGCU women's soccer team (5-3-1) was defeated 4-0 at UCF (7-2-1) on Sunday evening in its non-conference finale. The Eagles were unable to overcome a 3-0 halftime deficit as the Knights added an insurance goal in the second half to continue their six-game unbeaten streak.
September 21, 2013
The FGCU women's soccer team (5-2-1) will visit the streaking UCF Knights (6-2-1) for one last non-conference match before setting out to defend its Atlantic Sun title. The Knights are riding a five-game win streak while the Eagles will be looking to rectify last season's 4-0 loss to UCF at home.
September 20, 2013
The FGCU women's soccer team (5-2-1) had its six-match unbeaten streak snapped courtesy of a late Memphis goal as the Tigers earned a 2-1 victory over the Eagles Friday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
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 19, 2013
The FGCU women's soccer team (5-1-1) will welcome the Memphis Tigers (5-2) to the FGCU Soccer Complex on Friday evening looking to extend its streak of six games without a loss, a stretch that currently includes a four-game win streak. The match will also serve as the Eagles' final non-conference test at home as they look to extend their 13-game unbeaten streak at the friendly confines.
September 16, 2013
Freshman Tabby Tindell became the first FGCU women's soccer player to earn Player of the Week honors this season when the Atlantic Sun Conference announced its weekly award winners on Monday afternoon.
September 16, 2013
Freshman Tabby Tindell etched her name in the FGCU women's soccer book Sunday by scoring four goals as part of a 5-1 Eagles' win over Idaho State in the University of Hawai'i Outrigger Hotels and Resorts Soccer Classic.
September 14, 2013
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Finding a number of scoring opportunities throughout the contest, the FGCU women's soccer team was finally able to break into the scoring column with a goal in the 54th minute off the foot of Junior Julia Roddar (Falun Sweden/Wisconsin) to defeat Portland State University, 1-0, on Friday night at the University of Hawaii Outrigger Hotels and Resorts Classic.
September 12, 2013
Riding a four-match unbeaten streak, the FGCU women's soccer team (3-1-1) kicks off the University of Hawai'i Outrigger Hotels and Resorts Soccer Classic Friday against Portland State at the Waipi'o Peninsula Soccer Stadium before playing Idaho State on Sunday, Sept. 15.
September 06, 2013
A first-half goal from sophomore Paulina Speckmaier served as the prelude for a game-winning strike by freshman Tabby Tindell in the early stages of the second half, and the FGCU defense kept host FIU off the scoreboard from there as the women's soccer team (3-1-1) claimed a 2-1 victory over the Panthers (1-3-0) Friday.
September 05, 2013
Riding a three-match unbeaten streak and coming off a dramatic 2-1 win over SEC member Mississippi State, the FGCU women’s soccer team will look to continue its recent hot play when it travels to FIU on Friday for a 5 p.m. kickoff at the FIU Soccer Stadium.
September 01, 2013
After sophomore Kaitlin Parker scored the equalizing goal late in the first half, classmate Paulina Speckmaier’s 86th-minute goal in the second half broke the tie game and gave the FGCU women’s soccer team (2-1-1) a 2-1 victory over visiting Mississippi State (2-2) Sunday afternoon in the final contest of the 2013 Embassy Suites Classic.
August 30, 2013
Despite out-shooting visiting Davidson, 30-10, the FGCU women’s soccer team couldn’t find the back of the net in the first night of the Embassy Suites Classic against the Wildcats, and after 110 minutes of intense action the two teams finished in a scoreless, double-overtime tie.
August 29, 2013
Coming off a 5-0 shutout win over Albany in its home opener Sunday, the FGCU women’s soccer team will continue its three-game homestand by welcoming a trio of schools to the FGCU Soccer Complex this weekend for the 7th Annual Embassy Suites Classic. FGCU will play Davidson on Friday night at 7 before entertaining Mississippi State on Sunday afternoon at 1.
August 25, 2013
A first-minute goal by senior Kayley Clay set the tone for the afternoon as the FGCU women's soccer team went on to score four first-half goals Sunday in its home opener at the FGCU Soccer Complex en route to a 5-0 shutout of visiting Albany University.
August 23, 2013
For 80 minutes Friday night the FGCU women's soccer team played the University of Florida even, but two late goals by the No. 9 team in the nation propelled the Gators past the Eagles, 3-1, in the season opener for both teams Friday night at James G. Pressly Stadium.
August 22, 2013
The reigning Atlantic Sun Conference regular season and tournament champion FGCU women's soccer team is ready to defend its conference titles as it begins the 2013 campaign Friday on the road at No. 9 Florida at 7 p.m., and Sunday at the FGCU Soccer Complex against Albany at 1 p.m.
August 21, 2013
FORT MYERS, Fla. - With the official start of the 2013 season just days away, Top Drawer Soccer released a ranking of the Top 20 players in the Atlantic Sun Conference, which includes FGCU women's soccer players Ally Kasun, Brittany Brown, Shannen Wacker, Shea Rhoney, Tessa Berger and Emma Blackwell.
August 19, 2013
A recap of Eagle Revolution built exclusively from tweets.
August 19, 2013
Fort Myers, Fla. - All White Kit has tabbed the 2013 FGCU women's soccer team as the Atlantic Sun Conference preseason favorite for the fourth consecutive year.
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.
August 16, 2013
FORT MYERS, Fla. - After a scoreless first half, the FGCU women's soccer team exploded in the second half with four goals as the Eagles earned a 4-1 win over visiting Florida Atlantic University in their second exhibition contest of the preseason Friday afternoon at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
August 13, 2013
Behind a game-tying goal from Shannen Wacker and game-winning tally by Kaitlin Parker, the FGCU women's soccer team began its preseason schedule with an exhibition come-from-behind victory over the University of South Florida Tuesday afternoon at the FGCU Soccer Complex, 2-1.
August 09, 2013
With the first days of practice in the books, FGCU's head women' soccer coach Jim Blankenship announced the hire of assistant coach Henry Singleton on Friday.
August 09, 2013
Atlantic Sun Conference Coach of the Year Jim Blankenship and the reigning Atlantic Sun regular season and tournament champion FGCU women's soccer team enter the 2013 campaign as the preseason league favorites to repeat last year's performance.
August 08, 2013
FORT MYERS, Fla. - One year after winning its second consecutive Atlantic Sun Tournament crown and third consecutive regular season title, FGCU Women's Soccer was tabbed as the top A-Sun conference team in the preseason coaches poll released on Thursday afternoon by the league office.