Florida Gulf Coast Eagles men's soccer

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Florida Gulf Coast Eagles men's soccer
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Founded 2007
University Florida Gulf Coast University
Head coach Jesse Cormier
Conference Atlantic Sun
Location Fort Myers, FL
Stadium FGCU Soccer Complex
(Capacity: 1,500)
Nickname Eagles
Colors Cobalt Blue and Emerald Green[1]
         
NCAA Tournament Round of 32
2016
NCAA Tournament appearances
2011, 2012, 2014, 2016
Conference Tournament championships
2011, 2012, 2014, 2016
Conference Regular Season championships
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles men's soccer team represents Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Florida in all NCAA Division I men's soccer competitions. The Eagles compete in the Atlantic Sun Conference. The soccer team is one of several varsity sports teams that represent the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles.

The team made the NCAA tournament in the first year of eligibility in 2011, and returned in 2012, 2014, and 2016.

Seasons[edit]

Season Coach Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Florida Gulf Coast (Atlantic Sun Conference) (2007–present)
2007 Bob Butehorn 6–11–2 3–5–1 7th Ineligible
2008 Bob Butehorn 6–10–2 3–5–1 7th Ineligible
2009 Bob Butehorn 8–7–1 6–3–0 3rd Ineligible
2010 Bob Butehorn 13–3–2 9–0–0 1st Ineligible
2011 Bob Butehorn 12–6–2 7–1–0 1st A-Sun Champions
NCAA First Round
2012 Bob Butehorn 11–5–3 6–1–1 1st A-Sun Champions
NCAA First Round
2013 Bob Butehorn 8–7–2 6–1–1 1st A-Sun Semifinal
2014 Bob Butehorn 8–7–5 4–1–1 T-1st A-Sun Champions
NCAA First Round
2015 Bob Butehorn 7–4–3 4–0–1 T-1st A-Sun Semifinal
2016 Bob Butehorn 14–3–2 4–1–1 2nd A-Sun Champions
NCAA Second Round
2017 Jesse Cormier 8–6–3 4–1–1 2nd A-Sun Semifinals
Atlantic Sun Total: 94–65–24 52–19–7
Total: 94–65–24

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

Source:[2]

NCAA tournament results[edit]

November 17, 2011
NCAA Round 1
FGCU 0–1 Central Florida

November 15, 2012
NCAA Round 1
FGCU 0–0
(3–5p)
South Florida
Corbett Soccer Stadium
Attendance: 1,379

November 20, 2014
NCAA Round 1
FGCU 0–1 Coastal Carolina
CCU Soccer Field
Attendance: 238

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Staff
Head Coach Bob Butehorn
Assistant Coach Joe Dincecco
Assistant Coach Phil Boerger
Volunteer Assistant Coach Sheldon Ciprian
Athletic Trainer Kaiti Jones

Last updated: July 8, 2015
Source: Florida Gulf Coast University

Bob Butehorn has served as head coach for Florida Gulf Coast Eagles men's soccer since the program's inception in 2007.[3] Butehorn has been successful at FGCU,[4] posting a perfect 9–0–0 conference record in 2010, and qualifying for three NCAA Division I tournaments (2011, 2012, and 2014).[5] Since becoming NCAA eligible, the Eagles have won the regular season or conference tournament each year they have been eligible.[6]

Notable players[edit]

Honors[edit]

  • Atlantic Sun Conference
    • Winners (Tournament) (4): 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016
    • Winners (Regular Season) (6): 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

References[edit]

  1. ^ FGCU Visual Identity & Brand Guidelines (PDF). Retrieved April 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Year-By-Year Standings" (PDF). Atlantic Sun Conference. AtlanticSun.org. pp. 29–34. 
  3. ^ Caldwell, Dana. "College soccer: FGCU men find out NCAA fate while coach mourns death of father". Naples Daily News. NaplesNews.com. Retrieved July 19, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Butehorn, Florida Gulf Coast taking fast track". 
  5. ^ "Behind Enemy Lines with Florida Gulf Coast coach Bob Butehorn". The Daily Pennsylvanian. Retrieved July 19, 2015. 
  6. ^ "FGCU'S Season Leads to Third A-Sun Championship". A-Sun Insider. AtlanticSun.org. 
  7. ^ "@FGCU_MSoccer’s Rodrigo Saravia Invited To MLS Player Combine In January". Accessed December 22, 2015.

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