FORT MYERS, Fla. – The ASUN Convention introduced at this time the upcoming spring’s 2022 league schedule with the FGCU males’s tennis program set to host 5 residence matches. Convention play will formally start for the Eagles on Friday, March 18 with Bellarmine visiting the FGCU tennis advanced.
“It is nice that we’re returning to a traditional common season this subsequent 12 months within the ASUN,” mentioned head coach CJ Weber. “We’ve some new additions to the convention and we’re trying ahead to the competitors.”
Together with Bellarmine, the Eagles will host Liberty (Sunday, March 20), which narrowly edged FGCU for the league title final season, Kennesaw State (Sunday, April 3), Lipscomb (Friday, April 8), and ASUN newcomer Jacksonville State (Sunday, April 10). The house match with Lipscomb will see the Eagles look to increase their nine-match win streak in opposition to the Bisons which is FGCU’s longest streak in opposition to an ASUN foe.
On the highway, FGCU will play highway matches at Stetson (Friday, March 25), at North Florida (Sunday, March 27), and North Alabama (Saturday, April 16).
2022 FGCU ASUN SCHEDULE:
Friday, March 18 – Bellarmine
Sunday, March 20 – Liberty
Friday, March 25 – at Stetson
Sunday, March 27 – at North Florida
Sunday, April 3 – Kennesaw State
Friday, April 8 – Lipscomb
Sunday, April 10 – Jacksonville State
Saturday, April 16 – at North Alabama
The ASUN Championship Event will likely be hosted at Liberty from Friday, April 22 by means of Sunday, April 24.
The Eagles return the majority of their roster from final season together with redshirt sophomore Magnus Johnson (Naples, Fla./UCF) who completed the 2021 marketing campaign ranked No. 99 within the remaining ITA Oracle Singles Rankings following his play within the NCAA Event. Redshirt junior Pedro Maciel (Belo Horizonte, Brazil/Goliath Academy) and redshirt sophomore Randy Wilson (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic/Miami Palmetto/Louisville) additionally completed final season ranked No. 72 within the ITA Doubles Rankings – the duo ranked as excessive as No. 45 through the common season.
As a staff, the Eagles ranked No. 65 which set a brand new program document after going 8-6 total and 5-1 in ASUN play (No. 1 within the South Division). Final 12 months, FGCU confronted two high 25 groups in Texas A&M and UCF through the common season and posted a 4-3 win at ACC foe Miami. Within the ASUN match, the Eagles defeated North Florida and Kennesaw State to achieve their fourth ASUN finals match earlier than falling to the North’s No. 1 seed Liberty.For full protection of FGCU males’s tennis, observe the Eagles on Twitter, Instagram and Fb at @FGCU_MTen and on-line at www.FGCUAthletics.com. You can even signal as much as have information on FGCU males’s tennis or different packages delivered on to your inbox by visiting www.fgcuathletics.com/electronic mail.CJ WEBER
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