Mocs Place Seven on DSC All-Conference Team
Florida Southern won a program high eight games, including going 6-2 in the Deep South Conference, and Tuesday seven players were named to the DSC All-Conference Team.
Jon Freda, Adam Ismaeil, and DJ Lubs were named first-team All-DSC, while Kevin Naslonski, Mat Thompson, and Larry Gress were named second team All-DSC. Dan Krispinsky received honorable mention recognition.
Freda played in every game for the Moccasins and set a new program record with 22 assists in a season. Freda has tallied 14 goals and 36 points, which ranks second on the team. He tallied multiple assists in six games this season, including a season-high three goals and four assists against Rollins. Freda is the Moccasins’ all-time leader in games played, assists, shots, and points. He was an All-DSC honorable mention selection last season.
Ismaeil, a specialist, started every game for the Moccasins. He is second on the team with 47 ground balls. He was runner-up for conference player-of-the-year. He has tallied three goals, three assists, and 10 caused turnovers. He scored a goal against Saint Leo to help the Mocs secure a home-game for the DSC Tournament. Ismaeil was second team All-DSC selection last season.
Lubs has started every game on defense for the Moccasins. He has tallied 19 caused turnovers and 26 ground balls on the season. Lubs has played a vital role for the Moccasins’ defense, which has given up a program low 8.08 goals per game. He was named DSC defensive player of the week once, and his lone goal came against Wingate to help the Mocs rally from four goals down to win.
Naslonski has played in all 13 of the Mocs’ games this season, tallying 12 goals and four assists. He had four multi-goal games on the season. He was a second-team All-DSC selection last season.
Thompson has started every game at attack for the Moccasins and leads the team with 32 goals. He has scored at least three goals in seven games this season, including five goals against Belmont Abbey and Catawba. Thompson is third on the team with 33 points and has picked up 21 ground balls. He was a second-team All-DSC selection last season.
Gress has been one of the leaders of the Moccasin defense and has 31 ground balls and 20 caused turnovers on the season. He has limited his match-up throughout the season, including holding Saint Leo’s Matt Obermeyer, the conference leader in goals per game, to one goal and one assist in the Mocs’ win over the Lions. This is the second straight year Gress was a second-team All-DSC selection.
Krispinsky went 156-252 on faceoff this season. His .619 winning percentage is ranked seventh in the NCAA. He has also picked up 51 ground balls, which leads the team.
Florida Southern will host Saint Leo in the first round of the DSC Tournament tonight at 7 p.m. at Bryant Stadium.