Florida Gulf Coast loses for 1st time this season
Florida Gulf Coast lost for the first time this season Thursday
night, falling to Stetson 70-52.
Duke is the only unbeaten women’s team left in Division I
Sarah Hansen scored 16 points to lead the Eagles, who had won
their first 14 games.
The defeat came a game after the Eagles set an NCAA record for
3-pointers with 55 shots in a 87-52 victory over Mercer on
Florida Gulf Coast, off to its best start since starting to move
to Division I in 2007-08, shot 7 for 31 from behind the arc on
The Eagles, who have beaten Seton Hall, Virginia Tech, and
Montana had received one vote in the poll the last few weeks. Since
they are still transitioning to Division I, they aren’t eligible
yet to play in the NCAA tournament.