News Archive
July 31, 2014 | Athletics News
Trailing by nearly 12,000 votes at 10 a.m. Thursday, Azul the Eagle made a furious push over the final six hours of voting as FGCU fans swung the vote count by nearly 27,000 before the competition ended at 4 p.m., and when it was completed Azul had triumphed over Kennesaw State's Scrappy the Owl in the Atlantic Sun Mascot Cup to retain his title as Most Valuable Mascot in the A-Sun.
July 31, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Bringing experience as a Division-I collegiate player, administrator for an MLS franchise and an assistant coach at the Division-III level, FGCU head men's soccer coach Bob Butehorn has announced Joe Dincecco as the team's new assistant coach.
July 31, 2014 | Men's Basketball
Former FGCU men's basketball All-American Sherwood Brown will return to campus next week to work the Joe Dooley Individual Basketball Camp at Alico Arena beginning Monday, Aug. 4, and concluding Thursday, Aug. 7.
July 30, 2014 | Men's Golf, Academic Success
FGCU rising senior Blake Biggs has been named a 2014 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar, while the Golf Coaches Association of America presented the men's golf team with the Farmers Insurance All-Academic Team Award on Wednesday.
July 30, 2014 | Women's Basketball
ATLANTA -- The FGCU women's basketball team added to its list of achievements from the 2013-14 season last week with a position on the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Academic Team Honor Roll. The program finished the academic year with a cumulative grade point average of 3.521 to rank 11th among all NCAA Division I programs.
July 30, 2014 | Athletics News
FGCU's Azul The Eagle has made it to the 2014 Atlantic Sun Mascot Cup Final and today, Thursday, is the final day to vote for him in the championship match against Scrappy the Owl from Kennesaw State.
July 29, 2014 | Athletics News
Allison Bass has been named FGCU Athletics' Eagles Club and Special Events Coordinator, as announced by Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh. Bass officially began her duties on Monday, July 28.
July 28, 2014 | Women's Golf
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. -- After seeing an unprecedented six members of the team earn Women's Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar accolades, the FGCU women's golf team was named the fourth-ranked team among the WGCA Academic Top-25, as announced by the organization last week.
July 25, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Coming off an unprecedented fourth-straight Atlantic Sun Conference regular-season championship, the FGCU men's soccer team unveiled its 2014 schedule on Friday, presenting head coach Bob Butehorn and the Eagles with arguably the most challenging non-conference docket in program history.
July 25, 2014 | Women's Tennis
On this sultry weekday morning, sisters Sarah and Elizabeth Means aren't busy soaking up sunshine on the beach or relaxing like many college students often do during summer vacation.