Softball

FGCU Leads All-Sports Race Heading Into Spring

Courtesy of Atlanticsun.org

Contributions by Michael Tolvo

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Regular season championships in men’s and women’s soccer and men’s and women’s basketball have Florida Gulf Coast University in the lead for the 2013-14 Atlantic Sun Conference All-Sports championship.

The Eagles are looking for their second straight Bill Bibb Trophy, which is awarded to the combined all sports champion. FGCU currently has recorded 164 points out of a possible 207 (.792). With its four team titles, FGCU tallied 75.5 men’s points and 88.5 women’s points to emerge as the leader with the conference’s spring sports remaining.
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Service Through Softball

Softball Service

By Michael Tolvo

FGCU Softball prides itself in fielding a well-rounded team the can put the ball in play, cover ground on defense, run the bases, and…build houses?  While construction is not a skill usually found among the players on a softball field, that is exactly what the 2014 Eagles softball team was doing on January 11.

Twelfth-year head coach David Deiros hit a home run in guiding his squad to its fifth volunteering venture.  The girls most recently teamed up with Habitat for Humanity last September when they renovated a local home in desperate need of some remodeling.  Their hard work went towards upgrading the cabinets, installing new floor, and a glistening fresh coat of paint.
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