2011-12 Women's Tennis News
Archives:
April 26, 2012
With the 2012 spring season just completed, the FGCU women's tennis team added some depth to its roster with the signing of incoming freshman Johanna Sterkel.
April 21, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team won a competitive doubles point, but fell short in singles to drop a tough semifinal match against Atlantic Sun conference foe ETSU, 4-1, in the A-Sun Championships on Saturday at Milligan College.
April 20, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team won the doubles point and won three singles matches in a tough quarterfinal match against Atlantic Sun conference foe Jacksonville, 4-2, in the A-Sun Championships on Friday at the Buddy Hartsell Courts.
April 19, 2012
After a solid freshman campaign, Sarah Means highlighted the FGCU women's tennis postseason recognition, being named to the Atlantic Sun All-Conference second team and to the All-Freshmen Team. Rounding out the year-end accolades, junior Morgan Bechtel and unanimous selection Bettina Botha were named to the Academic All-Conference team, announced by the league on Thursday afternoon.
April 19, 2012
After a stellar 6-3 Atlantic Sun conference record, the third-seeded FGCU women's tennis team is hoping to make a historic run in its first-ever A-Sun Tournament on Friday, April 20 in a quarterfinal match against sixth-seeded Jacksonville at 4 p.m. at the Buddy Hartsell Courts in Johnson City, Tenn.
April 15, 2012
The field has been set for the 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference Tennis Championships, which will take place April 20-22 in Johnson City, Tenn. The ETSU Buccaneers will play host for the championships.
April 14, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team won every match in doubles and singles to sweep Atlantic Sun foe Belmont, 7-0, on Saturday at the Centennial Sportsplex.
April 13, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team won the doubles point and won four singles matches to clinch its first-ever Atlantic Sun tournament berth against Lipscomb, 5-2 on Friday at Huston-Marsh-Griffith Tennis Center.
April 11, 2012
Needing one victory in the final two matches, the FGCU women's tennis team is hoping to clinch its first-ever berth into the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament this weekend. The Eagles head to Nashville to face Lipscomb on Friday, April 13 at the Huston-Marsh-Griffith Tennis Center at 2 p.m. and finish against Belmont on Saturday at the Centennial Sportsplex at 9 a.m.
April 08, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team finished its final non-conference match with a setback to Binghamton, 6-1, on Sunday at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
April 07, 2012
After falling behind 3-0 in the match, the FGCU women's tennis team rallied with four straight singles wins to pull off a comeback victory against Atlantic Sun rival Stetson, 4-3 on Senior Day on Saturday afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
April 05, 2012
In its final home Atlantic Sun conference match of the season, the FGCU women's tennis team is set to host rival Stetson on Senior Day and a non-conference match against Binghamton this weekend. The Eagles host the Hatters on Saturday, April 7 at 9 a.m. and finish against the Bearcats on Sunday at 2 p.m., both held at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 31, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team won the doubles point and used five singles win to cruise against Atlantic Sun conference foe Jacksonville, 6-1, on Saturday at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 29, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team fell behind early and couldn’t recover against Atlantic Sun conference leader UNF, dropping a 7-0 match on Thursday afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 27, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team continues Atlantic Sun conference play against UNF and Jacksonville this weekend. The Eagles host UNF on Thursday, March 29 at 12 p.m. and finish against Jacksonville on Saturday at 12 p.m., both held at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 24, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team had to play its match indoors and ETSU came away with a 7-0 victory on Saturday in Bristol, Tenn. at the Bristol Racquet Club.
March 23, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team won the doubles point and two singles matches, but USC Upstate rallied to win 4-3 on Friday in Spartanburg, S.C. at the Upstate Tennis Complex.
March 22, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team looks to stay unbeaten in Atlantic Sun conference play against USC-Upstate and ETSU this weekend. The Eagles head to Spartanburg, S.C. on Friday, March 23 for a 10 a.m. match against the Spartans and finish the weekend against the Bucs on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in Johnson City, Tenn.
March 15, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team won all six singles matches en route to defeating Atlantic Sun conference foe Mercer, 7-0, on Thursday at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 14, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team is set to resume Atlantic Sun conference play against Mercer on Thursday, Mar. 15 at 12 p.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 11, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team picked up a lone win in doubles but fell to No. 59 Virginia Tech, 7-0, on Sunday at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 08, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team lost the doubles point and couldn’t recover against Ivy League foe Penn, 5-1, on Thursday in Tampa, Fla. The Eagles picked up a victory at No. 3 doubles for their only win of the contest.
March 07, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team swept the doubles point and won five singles matches en route to a victory over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, 6-1, on Wednesday at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 06, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team is set for a pair of non-conference matches at the FGCU Tennis Complex this week. The Eagles will take on Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Wednesday, Mar. 7 at 10 a.m. and Penn University on Thursday, Mar. 8 at 10 a.m.
March 05, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team picked up a victory in singles but fell to No. 37 Boston College, 6-1, on Monday night at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 04, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team is ready for a home non-conference match against ACC foe No. 37 Boston College on Monday, Mar. 5 at 4 p.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 03, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team won five of six singles matches to defeat BIG EAST foe Villanova, 6-1, on Saturday at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
March 01, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team won the doubles point and won three singles matches en route to an Atlantic-Sun conference home opening win over Kennesaw State, 4-3, on Friday afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
February 28, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team is ready for its Atlantic Sun home opener against Kennesaw State on Thursday, Mar. 1 at 12 p.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
February 26, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team fell to in-state foe No. 45 USF, 7-0, on Sunday afternoon in Tampa, Fla. The Eagles picked up a victory at No. 3 doubles for their only win of the contest.
February 25, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team is set to compete against BIG EAST foe No. 45 USF on Sunday at 11 a.m. in Tampa, Fla.
February 18, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team earned a victory at No. 1 singles from freshman Sarah Means (Wesley Chapel, Fla./Wiregrass Ranch HS) but were defeated by in-state foe UCF, 6-1, on Saturday afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
February 17, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team is set to compete against in-state foe UCF on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
February 08, 2012
Finishing the weekend with a perfect 2-0 singles record and an unblemished 2-0 doubles mark, FGCU women's tennis senior Jen Evans claim her first career Atlantic Sun Player of the Week award, announced by the league office on Wednesday.
February 05, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team won the doubles point and won five singles matches en route to a victory over Bethune-Cook, 6-1, on Sunday afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
February 04, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team won the doubles point but fell short in singles against FAU, 4-3, on Saturday at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
February 03, 2012
Coming off a successful FGCU Eagle Invitational to open the season, the FGCU women's tennis team is set to compete in the first dual matches of the 2012 spring season this weekend. The Eagles will square off against FAU on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and continue with a matchup with Bethune-Cookman at 1 p.m. on Sunday, both at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
January 31, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team recently took time to volunteer at Avalon Elementary last Friday in Naples. This is the third time this year that the women’s tennis team has volunteered in the community.
January 16, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team earned two doubles victories on the final day of the FGCU Eagle Invitational on Monday afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
January 15, 2012
The FGCU women's tennis team completed Day Two of the FGCU Eagle Invitational by winning three singles matches and one doubles match on Sunday afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
January 14, 2012
Led by junior Morgan Bechtel’s singles victory, the FGCU women’s tennis team completed Day One of the FGCU Eagle Invitational at the FGCU Tennis Complex on Saturday.
January 13, 2012
To open the 2012 spring season, the FGCU women’s tennis team is set to host the FGCU Eagle Invitational at the FGCU Tennis Complex this weekend. The eight-team field is set to take the court on Jan. 14-16 with an 8 a.m. start each morning.
October 31, 2011
The FGCU women's tennis team recently took time to assist in building a house for Habitat for Humanity this past weekend at the local Fort Myers location. The Eagles spent the day rehabilitating a home for the community.
October 22, 2011
Senior Jen Evans earned a singles victory as the FGCU women's tennis team completed Day Two at the USTA/ITA Regional in Gainesville, Fla.
October 21, 2011
The FGCU women's tennis team completed Day One at the USTA/ITA Regional in Gainesville, Fla. The Eagles will continue with singles consolation matches tomorrow morning.
October 20, 2011
Senior Jen Evans, junior Morgan Bechtel and sophomore Gyanna Mandic will represent the FGCU women's tennis team this weekend at the USTA/ITA Regional Championships hosted by the University of Florida. This year's Southeast Region event will take place from Oct. 21-24 in Gainesville, Fla.
October 15, 2011
Lead by victories in singles and doubles, the FGCU women's tennis team finished Day Two at the Panthers Invitational in Miami on Saturday afternoon.
October 14, 2011
The FGCU women's tennis team finished Day One at the Panthers Invitational in Miami on Friday afternoon. Junior Morgan Bechtel partnering with sophomore Bettina Botha in doubles fell 8-2 to North Florida’s Danielle Day and Melanie Aquirre.
October 13, 2011
The FGCU women’s tennis team heads to Miami for the 2011 Panther Invitational hosted by FIU this weekend. The competition gets underway on Friday morning and concludes on Sunday afternoon.
September 28, 2011
The FGCU women's tennis team recently took time to volunteer at "IMPACT For Kids" at the local Fort Myers location. The Eagles spent the day moving two tons of mulch onto the playground taking over three hours to complete.
September 25, 2011
The FGCU women’s tennis team completed the final day at the UNLV Invitational at the Fertitta Tennis Complex on Sunday. FGCU picked up two singles wins and a doubles victory on the final day of the UNLV Invite.
September 24, 2011
The FGCU women’s tennis team completed Day Two at the UNLV Invitational at the Fertitta Tennis Complex on Saturday. Junior Morgan Bechtel and sophomore Bettina Botha earned a doubles victory.
September 23, 2011
The FGCU women’s tennis team finished Day One amid 100-degree autumn desert heat at the UNLV Invitational at the Fertitta Tennis Complex on Friday.
September 21, 2011
The FGCU women’s tennis team begins its fall season at the UNLV Fall Invitational in Las Vegas this weekend. The competition gets underway on Friday morning and concludes on Sunday afternoon.
August 22, 2011
Walk-on tryouts for anyone interested in joining the FGCU women’s tennis team for the upcoming season will be held on Friday, September 2, at 7:30 a.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
July 12, 2011
Entering her fourth season at the helm of the FGCU women's tennis program, head coach Jennifer Gabou has been reselected as the Chair of the NCAA Women's Tennis Southeast Region Committee for the 2011-12 season.
July 05, 2011
The FGCU women's tennis team bolstered its lineup on Tuesday with the addition of a pair of in-state student-athletes, as fourth-year head coach Jennifer Gabou announced that Laura Lipman (Captiva Island, Fla.) and Sarah Means (Wesley Chapel, Fla./Wiregrass Ranch HS) will join the program in 2011-12.