Fort Myers, Fla. – The FGCU Men’s Soccer team heads to Boca Raton, Florida this weekend for the FAU Classic. The Eagles are off to a good start in their inaugural season, defeating UNLV in their first home match last Friday 2-1, bringing their record to 2-1-0. Goalkeeper Adam Glick was named Atlantic Sun Defensive Player of the Week after recording six saves in the win over UNLV.
FGCU opens the tournament at 5 pm on Friday against the Panthers of Georgia State. Georgia State comes into the tournament with a 1-1-1 record after defeating Lipscomb 4-3 on Sunday. They are led by senior midfielder Floreal Pedrazo who leads the team in every offensive category (2 G, 1 A, 5 Pts,10 Shots, 5 SOG).
On Sunday the Eagles will take on Iona at 11 am. The Gaels come into the tournament with a record of 1-3-0. They went 0-2 at the UMBC Adidas Kickoff Classic, losing 2-1 to Navy and 1-0 to host Maryland-Baltimore County. Senior midfielder Paul Racines leads the team in every offensive category (1 G,1 A, 3 Pts, 11 Shots, 4 SOG).
Real-time updates are available online by clicking the GameTracker link on the men's soccer schedule page at fausports.com.
Next weekend the Eagles will return home to host their inaugural tournament, the Embassy Suites Kick-Off Classic. FGCU will take on Navy and Illinois-Chicago.
FAU Classic Schedule
Friday, September 14
FGCU vs. Georgia State – 5 PM
Iona vs. Florida Atlantic – 7:30 PM
Sunday, September 16
FGCU vs. Iona – 11 AM
Georgia State vs. Florida Atlantic – 1 PM