2010-11 Women's Tennis News
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April 02, 2011
In the final match of the 2011 spring season, the FGCU women's tennis team fell to UNF, 6-1, on Saturday in Jacksonville, Fla. Competing in her final match as an Eagle, senior Iris Rendon closed her career with a No. 1 doubles victory and followed with a victory in the No. 2 singles position.
April 01, 2011
Returning to Atlantic Sun Conference action in Jacksonville, Fla., the FGCU women's tennis team fell to Jacksonville, 5-2, on Friday. Freshman Bettina Botha and sophomore Bibiana Almeida each recorded singles wins in the dual contest.
March 31, 2011
In the final matches of the 2011 spring campaign, the FGCU women's tennis team will head to Jacksonville, Fla. for a pair of dual meetings with Jacksonville and UNF over the weekend. The Eagles take on the Dolphins on Friday at 2 p.m. and follow with the Ospreys on Saturday at 10 a.m.
March 30, 2011
In the final non-conference dual match of the season, the FGCU women's tennis team fell to No. 62 FIU, 6-1, in Miami, Fla. on Wednesday afternoon. Junior Jen Evans tallied the lone score for the Eagles in the day's singles action.
March 25, 2011
Returning to Atlantic Sun conference action, the FGCU women's tennis fell to ETSU, 7-0, on Friday afternoon in Johnson City, Tenn.
March 24, 2011
The FGCU men's and women's tennis teams will return to Atlantic Sun Conference action as they head to Johnson City, Tenn. for dual matches with ETSU on Friday. The men will take the court beginning at 1 p.m. with the women following at 2:30 p.m.
March 21, 2011
On senior day at the FGCU Tennis Complex, the FGCU women's team extended its winning streak to five matches with a 4-3 victory over UMBC on Monday afternoon. FGCU's lone senior, Iris Rendon, picked up a pair of wins in her singles and doubles contests.
March 19, 2011
With a 6-1 handling of Lipscomb on Saturday afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex, the FGCU women's tennis team extended its winning streak to four matches. After sweeping the opening doubles point, the Eagles went on to take five of the six singles contests on the afternoon.
March 17, 2011
Pushing its winning streak to three matches, the FGCU women's tennis team defeated Belmont in a 7-0 rout on Thursday afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex. The Eagles swept the three doubles matches to take the opening point, and went on to take all six singles contests in the Atlantic Sun dual meeting.
March 16, 2011
Looking to continue their winning ways, the FGCU women's tennis team is set to host a pair of Atlantic Sun Conference matches at the FGCU Tennis Complex. The Eagles square off with Belmont on Thursday beginning at 3 p.m. and continues with Lipscomb on Saturday at 11 a.m.
March 14, 2011
In a gutsy effort, the FGCU women's tennis team pulled out a 4-3 victory over George Washington on Monday afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex. The dual came down to the No. 6 singles match, as freshman Gyanna Mandic secured the Eagles' victory with a three-set win.
March 12, 2011
In Atlantic Sun Conference action, the FGCU women's tennis team earned a 4-3 victory over Mercer on Saturday in Macon, Ga. The Eagles swept the opening doubles point and earned victories from senior Iris Rendon, junior Jen Evans and freshman Gyanna Mandic in singles action.
March 11, 2011
In a Atlantic Sun Conference dual meeting in Kennesaw, Ga., the FGCU women's tennis team fell to Kennesaw State, 5-2. The Eagles' scoring came from singles victories by sophomore Morgan Bechtel and junior Jen Evans.
March 10, 2011
The FGCU women's tennis will return to Atlantic Sun Conference action with a pair of road contests over the weekend. The Eagles head to Kennesaw State on Friday at 11 a.m. and follow with a dual match at Mercer on Saturday beginning at 2 p.m.
March 09, 2011
On a rainy Wednesday afternoon in Statesboro, Ga., the FGCU women's tennis team fell in a dual meeting with Georgia Southern, 5-1. Freshman Bettina Botha tallied the Eagles' lone score in the contest.
March 08, 2011
On Monday afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex, the FGCU women's tennis team fell, 5-2, in a dual meeting with visiting Toledo. Sophomore Morgan Bechtel and freshman Bettina Botha each contributed to the Eagles scoring on the afternoon.
March 05, 2011
A 6-1 victory over visiting USC Upstate on Saturday at the FGCU Tennis Complex landed the FGCU women's tennis team its first Atlantic Sun Conference win of the spring season. The Eagles took all three doubles contests to win the opening point and went on to take five of the six singles matches behind straight-set wins from freshman Bettina Botha and junior Jen Evans.
March 03, 2011
In its second Atlantic Sun Conference match of the season, the FGCU women's tennis team fell to Campbell, 6-1, on Thursday at the FGCU Tennis Complex. Sophomore Morgan Bechtel picked up a victory in the No. 4 singles position.
March 02, 2011
The FGCU women's tennis team looks to continue its Atlantic Sun Conference slate by competing against a pair of league opponents at the FGCU Tennis Complex. The Eagles will matchup against Campbell on Thursday and return for a meeting with USC Upstate on Saturday, at 4 p.m. and 10 a.m., respectively.
February 26, 2011
Opening the Atlantic Sun Conference portion of the spring schedule, the FGCU women's tennis team fell to Stetson, 6-1, on Saturday afternoon in DeLand, Fla. Sophomore Morgan Bechtel picked up the lone singles victory for the Eagles.
February 25, 2011
The FGCU women's tennis team will put their unblemished record on the line this weekend when they travel to DeLand, Fla. to take on Stetson in the Atlantic Sun Conference opener. The Eagles hold a 3-0 mark while the Hatters have a 5-0 record heading into the Saturday contest beginning at 2 p.m.
February 21, 2011
The FGCU women's tennis team continued their season opening winning streak on Sunday when they welcomed FAMU to the FGCU Tennis Complex. After taking the doubles point, the Eagles went on to a 6-1 victory over the Rattlers.
February 19, 2011
Following a pair of victories to open the 2011 championship season, the FGCU women's tennis team will return to the courts on Sunday for a dual meeting with the visiting FAMU Rattlers at the FGCU Tennis Complex at 10 a.m.
February 13, 2011
Blanking Bethune-Cookman, 7-0, at the FGCU Tennis Complex on Sunday, the FGCU women's tennis team improved its record to 2-0 on the young 2011 championship season. The Eagles swept the three matches to take the opening doubles point and went on to claim all six of the singles competitions in the home opener.
February 12, 2011
After taking the doubles point to start off the afternoon, the FGCU women's tennis followed with four singles wins en route to a 5-2 victory over FAU on Saturday afternoon at Patch Reef Park in Boca Raton. Sophomores Melissa Narzissenfeld and Morgan Bechtel, as well as, freshmen Bettina Botha and Gyanna Mandic all picked up singles wins.
February 11, 2011
Coming off a successful FGCU-Hilton Garden Inn Invitational to open the season, the FGCU women's tennis team is set to compete in the first dual matches of the spring, beginning with a trip to Boca Raton, Fla. to square off against FAU on Saturday at 2:00 p.m.
January 20, 2011
Coming off a successful FGCU-Hilton Garden Inn Invitational at the FGCU Tennis Complex over the weekend, the FGCU women's tennis team was picked to finish fourth in the Atlantic Sun Conference preseason standings, as voted on by league coaches and announced by the conference office on Thursday.
January 17, 2011
On a rain soaked afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex, the FGCU women's tennis team competed in the final day of the FGCU-Hilton Garden Inn Invitational. Although many of the matches were cancelled due to the weather, the Eagles were still able to earn a pair of doubles victories and a singles win from sophomore Bibiana Almeida.
January 16, 2011
With day two in the books at the FGCU-Hilton Garden Inn Invitational, the FGCU women's tennis team continued their success by picking up another pair of singles wins at the FGCU Tennis Complex on Sunday. Sophomores Morgan Bechtel and Bibiana Almeida were each victorious over their competition.
January 15, 2011
A successful first day at the FGCU-Hilton Garden Inn Invitational opened the 2011 spring season for the FGCU women's tennis team on Saturday at the FGCU Tennis Complex. Sophomore Melissa Narzissenfeld and freshmen Gyanna Mandic and Bettina Botha each picked up singles victories on the afternoon.
January 14, 2011
To open the 2011 championship season, the FGCU women's tennis team is set to host the FGCU-Hilton Garden Inn Invitational at the FGCU Tennis Complex this weekend. The 10 programs, including five ranked teams, will take to the court on Jan. 15-17 with an 8 a.m. start each morning.
December 09, 2010
With the 2011 spring season just around the corner, the FGCU women's tennis added some depth to its roster with the signing of Bettina Botha of Cape Town, South Africa.
November 14, 2010
The final day of the Lakewood Ranch Clay Court Classic came to a close on Sunday afternoon in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. With another stellar performance, FGCU senior Iris Rendon won the back draw in her final competition at the three-day event.
November 13, 2010
Competing in day two at the Lakewood Ranch Clay Court Classic, the FGCU women's tennis team had four participants compete in the tournament's back draw. Senior Iris Rendon defeated two Mississippi State competitors in her pair of singles matches on Saturday.
November 12, 2010
On day one at the Lakewood Ranch Clay Court Classic the FGCU women's tennis team competed in six singles matches and a trio of doubles matches. Sophomore Bibiana Almeida came away with a victory in her first singles match of the event on Friday.
November 11, 2010
The FGCU women's tennis team will look to close out the fall portion of the schedule as it heads to Lakewood Ranch, Fla. to participate in the Lakewood Ranch Intercollegiate Clay Court Classic on Nov. 12-14.
October 24, 2010
FGCU women's tennis senior Iris Rendon's run in consolation bracket of the USTA/ITA Southeast Regional Championships came to an end on Sunday in a hard-fought, three-set match in the quarterfinals hosted by the University of Georgia.
October 23, 2010
After a disappointing opening day of the USTA/ITA Southeast Regional Championships hosted by the University of Georgia, the FGCU women's tennis team bounced back in a big way on Saturday during singles action, led by the play of senior Iris Rendon.
October 22, 2010
On day one at the USTA/ITA Regional Championships hosted by the University Georgia in Athens, Ga. at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex, the FGCU women's tennis team began the four-day event with four singles matches and a pair of doubles contests.
October 21, 2010
The FGCU women's tennis team is set to travel to Athens, Ga. for the USTA/ITA Regional Championships hosted by the University of Georgia. This year's Southeast Region event will take place from Oct. 22-25.
October 17, 2010
The FGCU women's tennis team wrapped up the final day of competition at the UNF Fall Invitational on Saturday in Jacksonville, Fla. The Doubles A team of Iris Rendon and Morgan Bechtel held strong and advanced to the championship round.
October 15, 2010
The FGCU women's tennis team's opening day at the UNF Fall Invitational on Friday in Jacksonville, Fla. was highlighted by the doubles play of senior Iris Rendon and sophomore Morgan Bechtel, who earned a big victory over host UNF to kickoff the event.
October 14, 2010
Heading to the River City this weekend, the FGCU women's tennis team will take the road for the UNF Fall Invitational in Jacksonville, Fla. The competition gets underway on Friday morning and concludes on Sunday afternoon.
September 28, 2010
The FGCU women's tennis team took time to volunteer at "IMPACT For Kids" on Friday at the local Fort Myers location. This was the team's third trip to IMPACT and is part of the philanthropic team initiative of doing volunteer work once a month throughout the 2010-2011 season.
September 14, 2010
Entering her third season at the helm of the FGCU women's tennis program, head coach Jennifer Gabou has been named the Chair of the NCAA Women's Tennis Southeast Region Committee for the 2010-11 season.
August 04, 2010
Walk-on tryouts for anyone interested in joining the FGCU women's tennis team for the upcoming season will be held on Friday, August 27th, at 4:30 PM at the FGCU Tennis Complex.