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Moc Fans Encouraged To Wear Red Friday To Celebrate College Colors Day

ATLANTA, Ga. - Florida Southern College athletic fans are encouraged to wear red this coming Friday as the school is taking part in College Colors Days that is sponsored by the Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC).

College Colors Day is an annual celebration dedicated to promoting the traditions and spirit that embody the college experience by encouraging fans across America to wear their favorite college or university apparel throughout the day on Friday, Aug. 29. 

Additionally, College Colors Day, which coincides with “back to school” and the kick-off of intercollegiate athletics at campuses nationwide, strives to advocate higher education through increased public awareness and celebrates the achievement of colleges and universities, acknowledging their fundamental importance. 

“We want to encourage all students, alumni, staff, fans to show their support for the Mocs by wearing red on Friday,” said FSC Associate Athletic Director and Head Athletic Trainer Al Green. “We’re excited to be a part of this College Colors Day celebration this year and look forward to everyone wearing red on Friday.”

Since its inception in 2005, College Colors Day has grown rapidly across the country. Thousands of organizations and millions of individuals participate annually by donning their team colors and sharing in the college spirit with friends and colleagues.

FSC sponsors 19 intercollegiate sports and boasts 27 NCAA Division II National Championships. During the 2013-14 school year, the Moccasin athletic program had two student-athletes win individual Division II National Championships (Tim Crouch - men's golf and Ali Crenshaw - women's swimming), its men's swimming team finish as national runner-up for the second straight year and a school record seven student-athletes earn Capital One/CoSIDA Division II Academic All-American honors.

The 2014-15 Moccasin athletic season will get underway next weekend as the volleyball team opens the season with a 7 p.m. match on Friday, Sept. 5 against Lewis (Ill.) as part of the season-opening FSC/Terrace Hotel Classic at Jenkins Field House, while the women's soccer team will host Georgia College and State University on Friday, Sept. 5 at 7:30 p.m. and the men's and women's cross country teams open their campaign at the USF Open in Tampa. The men's soccer team kicks off its 2014 season on Saturday, Sept. 6 with a 7 p.m. home game against Webber International.  

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