FGCU Leads All-Sports Race Heading Into Spring

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Contributions by Michael Tolvo


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.


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.