October 20, 2021

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Men’s Hoops Lands 4 on 2020-21 NABC Honors Court docket

FORT MYERS, Fla. – For the next consecutive year, the FGCU men’s basketball team had a number of university student-athletes honored to the NABC Honors Court docket. The Countrywide Affiliation of Basketball Coaches (NABC) highlights collegiate basketball gamers who have excelled the prior season in the classroom with the Honors Court accolade.
 
Representing FGCU have been mounting senior Caleb Catto (Cape Coral, Fla./Southwest Florida Christian Academy), modern graduates Sam Gagliardi (Gig Harbor, Clean./Citrus College or university) and Justus Rainwater (Enumclaw, Clean./Cochise School), and Dom London (Christiana, Pa./Harcum College) who was a junior guard on the staff very last year.
 
Gagliardi and Rainwater gained the honor for the next consecutive time. Above the very last two years, the Eagles have had seven unique gamers acknowledged for their athletic and academic results.
 
“I am incredibly proud of the work and the achievement our college student-athletes have had over the past a few a long time,” reported head mentor Michael Fly. “The aid employees in the Hartley Educational Source Center has accomplished a good job in assisting them. We enjoy all the perform they set in to enable our pupil-athletes, especially this past calendar year with so several problems introduced by the COVID-19 pandemic.”
 
For Catto, this was his second academic honor of the year as he became the initial FGCU participant in program heritage to be picked out to the ASUN All-Educational Workforce next the period. The integrated scientific studies major experienced a best. 4. GPA in the drop though putting up a 3.65 cumulative grade-issue-ordinary. He was named to the Dean’s List and President’s Listing whilst also staying an ASUN Honor Roll honoree. He also was tabbed an ASUN Winter Winner for Daily life based on his excellence in and out of level of competition.
 
The Eagles tied Liberty for 2nd among ASUN universities with four honorees on the NABC Honors Court docket. North Florida led the league with 5. That also put FGCU next amid Florida schools honored driving the Ospreys and forward of Miami (2 honorees).
 
The NABC acknowledges student-athletes symbolizing the NCAA Division I, II, III, and NAIA Division I levels. To be named to the Honors Courtroom, pupil-athletes need to be in their junior or senior many years academically, although keeping a 3.2-or-higher cumulative quality-point-regular at the summary of the 2020-21 season.

Ticket information and facts for the 2021-22 time is out there by contacting 866-FGCU-TIX, logging on to www.FGCUTickets.com, or halting by the Alico Arena Box Business office for the duration of company hours Monday by means of Friday. Time tickets are at this time on sale pursuing the summer season renewal period. Mini-strategy alternatives and single-activity tickets will be set on sale closer to the time. In addition, team tickets are obtainable for loved ones outings, company events, or any other corporation on the lookout for a fun outing to show up at.
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Michael Fly was launched as the fourth FGCU men’s basketball head coach on April 5, 2018. He experienced put in the preceding 7 many years as an assistant mentor on the Eagles’ staff members. In his time with the Eagles, he helped FGCU to a 189-134 document (.585 winning percentage), together with 6 ASUN Event Final appearances, 3 NCAA Event victories, a few ASUN Match titles and a few ASUN Standard Year Championships, two berths in the NIT, a CIT visual appearance and a run to the Sweet 16. He has coached 13 all-convention options while with the Eco-friendly and Blue, which includes two ASUN Participant of the Year honors in Sherwood Brown and Brandon Goodwin, two ASUN Defensive Player of the Year selections in Bernard Thompson and Demetris Morant and a person ASUN Newcomer of the Year in Schadrac Casimir. Of the prime-10 gamers in vocation points at FGCU, Fly has served acquire eight of them, such as all-time major scorer Thompson (1,835). Moreover, the Kentucky alumnus has coached both the ASUN all-time helps chief Brett Comer (845 24th in NCAA record) and FGCU all-time top rebounder Chase Fieler (714).
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FGCU teams have merged to win an remarkable 85 convention common season and event titles in just 13+ seasons at the Division I stage. On top of that, in just 9 seasons of D-I postseason eligibility, the Eagles have had a merged 42 groups or people compete in NCAA championships. Eight FGCU packages have acquired a top-25 nationwide rating in their respective activity – which include women’s basketball (No. 21, 2020-21), seaside volleyball (No. 20, 2021) and each men’s soccer (2018, 2019) and women’s soccer (2018) as three of the most recent. In 2016-17, the Inexperienced and Blue posted a section-most effective sixth-put finish in the DI-AAA Learfield Directors’ Cup and prime-100 showing nationally, forward of a number of Electrical power-5 and FBS institutions. In 2018-19, the Eagles experienced an ASUN and point out of Florida most effective seven teams make the NCAA’s Public Recognition Award for their Tutorial Development Price in their activity. FGCU also collectively attained a document 3.50 GPA in the classroom in the slide 2020 semester and has outperformed the common University undergraduate population for 23 consecutive semesters. The 2019 Fall, 2020 Spring, and 2020 Slide semesters each and every saw a different milestone attained as all 15 packages obtained a 3.-or-higher crew GPA. The Eagles also served an all-time high 7,200 volunteer several hours in 2017 – becoming acknowledged as a single of two runners-up for the inaugural NACDA Local community Provider Award introduced by the Fiesta Bowl.
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