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FGCU head swimming and diving coach and four-time CCSA Coach of the Year Neal Studd has announced the dates for his 2013 Swim Camps. Studd and his staff will hold three sessions: session 1: June 8 – June 13 Intensive Swim Camp, session 2: June 17 – June 21 for all campers, session 3: June 22 – June 23 for all campers at the FGCU Aquatic Center.
Lehigh Senior High School is proud to announce their 2013 “Lehigh Lightning Classic” Golf Tournament! The event will be held Saturday, June 1st at the Copperhead Golf Course in Lehigh Acres. Registration is $250 per foursome and $65 for individuals. Fees include 18-holes of golf, cart, lunch and a chance to win various prizes. Sponsorship’s are also available. For more information contact Jeff Hanlon at 239-287-7668 or E-mail JefferyMH@leeschools.net.
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Florida Gulf Coast University is the Bill Bibb Trophy winner for the first time in the school’s history, edging ETSU to claim the 2012-13 Atlantic Sun All-Sports championship.
FGCU is the first to win other than ETSU in its seven years of existence.
While the winner of the Jesse C. Fletcher Trophy as the men’s all-sports champion cannot be determined until the completion of the baseball regular season this weekend, mathematically the Eagles’ current success is enough to claim the overall all-sports title. A chance remains for ETSU, FGCU or Mercer to claim the Fletcher trophy, as the drama heightens for this weekend’s action. (more…)
Winners of 36 consecutive Atlantic Sun regular season contests, the reigning A-Sun Sun champion FGCU women’s basketball team unveiled its 18-game conference slate on Thursday.
Coming off a campaign in which they became the first A-Sun school to go undefeated in league play in back-to-back seasons, the Green and Blue’s 18-game slate features a home-and-home with the other nine league opponents. (more…)
It’s time to “hit the links” at the 4th Annual East Lee County High School Jaguar Golf Tournament! The event will take place on Saturday, May 4th at River Hall Golf & Country Club in Alva. Golfers begin play at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start, and a BBQ lunch will be provided following play at the River Hall dining facility. Registration is $300 per foursome and $75 for individuals. Sponsorship’s are also available. All proceeds will benefit the East Lee County High School Athletic Department. For more information, sponsorship or to register for participation in the tournament, please contact Sarai Miller, Athletics/Activities Director, at 239-369-2932 or E-mail SaraiAM@leeschools.net.
The FGCU sand volleyball team fought hard to stay alive but eventually fell to No. 3 Jacksonville on the final day of play at the 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference Sand Volleyball Championships Sunday afternoon at the Dolphin Beach Volleyball Complex.
The Green and Blue finish the 2013 season with a 5-10 overall record.
FGCU took a quick 2-0 lead in the match after sophomores Jill Hopper (Muncie, Ind./Yorktown HS) and Gigi Meyer (Gainesville, Fla./Buchholz HS) claimed a win at No. 5 (21-17, 21-19) and sophomore Liga Strautniece (Riga, Latvia/Rigas Anglu Gimmazija) and junior Christine Pinder (Gainesville, Fla./Buchholz HS/Houston/Central Florida CC) picked up a sweep (21-9, 21-14) in the No. 4 position.
The FGCU Department of Athletics proudly unveiled its four finalists for the prestigious 2013 Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award on Sunday evening. The winner will be announced during the athletic department’s annual Senior Send Off and Awards Ceremony on Monday night (April 22) at the Student Union Ballroom.
The Scholar-Athlete Award is the highest honor FGCU bestows upon a graduating senior student-athlete and recognizes the ability of the winner to combine athletic and academic success (minimum 3.20 grade-point average) with community service. The 2013 Scholar-Athlete Award finalists include men’s soccer player Deion Jones (Tampa, Fla./Freedom HS),women’s basketball player Brittany Kennedy (Spokane, Wash./Lewis and Clark HS/Oregon State) diver Meagan Butler (Orangeburg, N.Y./Tappan Zee/FAU) and swimmer Eva Lehtonen (Rochester Hills, Mich./Rochester Adams/Florida). (more…)
Riverdale High School Wrestling hosted a Cornhole tournament at Beef O’ Brady’s in the Verandah. They are raising money to raise the roof for the unfinished wrestling building at the school. For more information http://www.riverdalewrestling.com/