News Archive
July 23, 2014 | Athletics News
The Atlantic Sun Conference is once again holding its annual mascot contest with this year's challenge following the theme of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
July 23, 2014 | Athletics News
The FGCU Facilities and Operations department has announced the addition of Ricardo Ramirez and Tommy Campbell to the staff, effective last week.
July 22, 2014 | Women's Soccer
Earlier this week,, a blog that recognizes and promotes women's soccer around the world, released its NCAA - CoachRank Adjusted Rankings and listed FGCU head coach Jim Blankenship as the No. 10 coach in the nation. He is the highest ranked of any his peers in the Atlantic Sun and one of three coaches from the state of Florida to appear in the top 10 (2 - Florida State, 9 - Florida).
July 17, 2014 | Athletics News
FGCU Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh has announced the promotion of athletics administrators Michael Estes to Senior Associate Athletics Director for Administration and Graham Diemer to Assistant Athletics Director for Advancement.
July 17, 2014 | Baseball
FGCU baseball head coach Dave Tollett announced this week the hiring of Pete Woodworth as an assistant coach. Woodworth is a 2010 graduate of FGCU and is the program's all-time wins leader on the mound with 25. He will be in charge of a pitching staff that returns all four primary starting pitchers from the 2014 season, including A-Sun Pitcher of the Year and All-American Mike Murray.
July 15, 2014 | Baseball, Women's Cross Country, Men's Tennis, Swimming & Diving, Athletics News
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Coming off another extremely successful season which brought FGCU five Atlantic Sun Conference regular-season championships and several individual records, athletic department officials have named Mike Murray and Jordi Vives as co-winners of the 2013-14 Most Outstanding Male Student-Athlete Award and Kira Toussaint and Kelly Perzanowski as the co-winners of the Most Outstanding Female Student-Athlete Award.
July 15, 2014 | Men's Soccer
One week after signing a professional contract with FC Edmonton of the North American Soccer League, former FGCU men's soccer standout Cristian Raudales '12 has already made an impact as the midfielder was named to the NASL Team of the Week on Wednesday.
July 10, 2014 | Baseball
FGCU baseball alum and 2010 Collegiate Baseball National Pitcher of the Year, Chris Sale, has been voted by the fans to represent the American League in the 2014 MLB All-Star Game hosted by the Minnesota Twins at Target Field in Minneapolis on Tuesday, July 15. It is Sale's third-consecutive All-Star selection.
July 10, 2014 | Men's Soccer
EDMONTON, Alberta -- Former FGCU men's soccer standout Cristian Raudales '12 inked a professional contract with FC Edmonton of the North American Soccer League, as announced by the team on Thursday.
July 10, 2014 | Swimming & Diving
Marking the seventh time in program history, the FGCU swimming and diving team was named to the list of 2014 College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Spring Scholar All-America Teams, announced by CSCAA officials late Wednesday evening.