The Florida Southern swimming teams, under the direction of head coach Andy Robins, have been named to the list of College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) Scholar All-America teams for the spring 2019 semester. The CSCAA recognizes those teams achieving the GPA of 3.0 or higher for the semester.
LAKELAND, Fla. – Florida Southern women's soccer head coach Paul Lawrence has announced his team's schedule for the upcoming 2019 season. The Moccasins open the new season with three home games in a four-day span. Florida Southern will host Valdosta State on Thursday, Sept. 5 and Shorter on Friday, Sept. 6 to kick off the 2019 campaign. This year's schedule includes eight home matches, as well as a trip to Cleveland, Miss. for a pair of non-conference matches.
LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College men's soccer head coach Jason Carlson has announced the team's schedule for the upcoming 2019 season. The Moccasins' season will begin with a pair of non-conference road matches in Alabama. The 2018 season was one to remember for Carlson and the Mocs as the team opened the season 9-0 and was ranked as high as No. 8 in the weekly United Soccer Coaches poll.
LAKELAND, Fla. – Second-year head coach Chris Keen and Florida Southern College volleyball will play 14 home matches this fall at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House as the Moccasins released its 2019 schedule on Monday morning.
LAKELAND, Fla. - In parternship with Barnes & Noble College and its True Spirit online stores, Florida Southern College has launched the all-new ShopFSCMocs.com as the officially licensed fan store of Moccasin athletics.
NORMAN, OKLA. - The Golf Coaches Association of America has announced its complete set of All-American teams, with Florida Southern senior Christian Anderson joining Michael VanDerLaan on that list. VanDerLaan was previously announced as a PING Division II First Team All-American after winning the NCAA Division II individual national title, and Anderson has now given Florida Southern another All-American as an honorable mention selection.
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Florida Southern College finished 18th in the final 2018-19 NCAA Division II Learfield IMG College Directors' Cup standings, it was announced this week. The Moccasins made a combined 11 NCAA postseason appearances this past year, including top-10 finishes in men's golf (third), women's basketball (ninth) and women's lacrosse (ninth).
GRAND LAKE, Colo. - Sam Keesey added another award to her long list of accolades as a member of the Florida Southern College women's lacrosse student-athlete. Keesey was named the 2019 IWLCA Defender of the Year as announced by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association on Thursday evening. The announcement was made live via the LaxSportsNetwork.
GRAND LAKE, Colo. - Sam Keesey and Dani Bursinger were named 2019 IWLCA all-Americans as announced by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association on Tuesday evening. The announcement was made live via the LaxSportsNetwork during the Divison II all-American Special.
LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College basketball standouts Jonathan Lawton and Camille Giardina have been named as the winners of the Hal Smeltzly (Lawton) and Lois Webb (Giardina) Awards as the top male and female student-athletes at Florida Southern College for 2018-19.
KEY WEST, FLA. - While the Florida Southern swimming teams have been on their summer break since graduation in early May, one member of the program took part in a competition of a slightly different kind. Assistant coach Kendal Casey recently competed in the Swim Around Key West and brought home a fourth-place overall finish in the 43rd annual event.
NEW YORK - Florida Southern College junior pitcher Cooper Bradford became the latest Moccasin to hear his name called in the MLB Draft when the Chicago White Sox selected the right-handed hurler with the third pick in the 13th round of the 2019 First-Year Player Draft.
LAKELAND, FL - After helping lead Florida Southern College men's basketball to the 2019 Sunshine State Conference Tournament title and a second-straight berth in the NCAA Division II Tournament, assistant coach Mike Makubika has been promoted to the role of associate head coach, Moccasin head coach Mike Donnelly announced on Wednesday.
LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College beach volleyball head coach Hyrum Kieme announces the signing of Linzy Bozeman for the 2020 season. Bozeman is a native of Tampa, Florida where she attended Tampa Preparatory School and spent her freshman and sophomore years as a member of the indoor volleyball team.
GREENWOOD, IN - Florida Southern College women's track student-athletes Hannah Flemming and Addison Cantor were named by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) to the Google Cloud Academic All-District® team on Tuesday. Flemming and Cantor are two of the
GREENWOOD, IN - Florida Southern College men's track student-athletes Josh Wagner was named by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) to the Google Cloud Academic All-District® team on Tuesday. Wagner is one of the 12 student-athletes selected to represent District 5, which is comprised of institutions from the Sunshine State Conference, Gulf South Conference, and Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
LAKELAND, FL - Three former Florida Southern College women's lacrosse student-athletes were named to the 2019 IWLCA senior all-star south team. Aubriana Benedetto, Dani Bursinger, and Sam Keesey will represent the Mocs on the Division II south team. This will mark the seventh-straight year the Mocs will have representation on at the all-star game. The two teams are comprised of 22 players each, the North team will be coached by Ginny Martino (West Chester) while Kelly Gallagher (Tampa) will coach the South team. The Division II game will be played on June 1, 2019, at the US Lacrosse Headquarters in Sparks, MD on Tierney Field at 2:30 p.m. Admission is free of charge. The game will be live streamed at IWLCA-tv.com.
DANIELS, WV – Florida Southern got five fantastic rounds of golf Thursday afternoon at the Resort at Glade Springs in its national semifinal match against Lincoln Memorial, but the Railsplitters came out just a little bit ahead. Even with four rounds of par or better, including a match-best 69 from junior Chase Ibbotson and a 70 from Mike VanDerLaan, the 8th-ranked Moccasins dropped a 3-2 decision to the 10th-ranked Railsplitters to end their season.
DANIELS, WV – One day after Florida Southern got an individual national title from one of its senior golfers, the second one put together a comeback win for the ages that helped propel the Moccasins into the national semifinals. Christian Anderson overcame a five-stroke deficit halfway through his match to post the decisive win in his match after junior Chase Ibbotson came back from a two-stroke deficit with five holes to play to tie the score. Combined with an earlier win by Michael VanDerLaan, that gave No. 8 Florida Southern a 3-1-1 win over Trevecca Nazarene and set up a match against No. 10 Lincoln Memorial later Thursday afternoon.
Florida Southern senior Michael VanDerLaan earned a spot on the PING Division II All-American Team Wednesday night after winning the Division II Arnold Palmer Award given to the individual national champion. It’s the 15th year in a row the Moccasins have had at least one All-American, and the seventh straight year they’ve put one on the First Team.
DANIELS, WV – Florida Southern left little doubt Wednesday as to whether it would be moving on to medal play at the NCAA Division II National Championships, but that was only half the story for the Moccasins as Michael VanDerLaan won the stroke play portion of the tournament to claim the individual national title. The senior from Southbury, Connecticut became the 10th national medalist in program history by shooting a final-round 66, putting him at -9 for the tournament.
DALLAS, TX - One week after being named as a second team all-Sunshine State Conference selection, Florida Southern College baseball's Zach Scott has been named as an all-South Region honorable mention selection by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA).
DANIELS, WV – Needing to make a move in the second round of the NCAA Division II National Men’s Golf Championships, Florida Southern got exactly what it needed with a trio of Moccasins breaking par on Tuesday. Senior Christian Anderson put together the best round of his college career by shooting a six-under-par 66, senior Michael VanDerLaan gave the Mocs a 69, and freshman Max Coutsolioutsos added a 70 as 8th-ranked Florida Southern will go into the final round of stroke play tied for eighth.
LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College equestrian posted five top-10 finishes this past season including a fifth-place showing at the University of South Florida Show in October, the highest team finish in the program's three-year history.
For the second year in a row, Florida Southern junior Amanda Gartrell has been named a Second Team All-American by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association. First team selections were announced at the conclusion of stroke play at the national finals on May 15, and the second team and honorable mention honorees were announced Monday night, May 20.
DANIELS, WV – Florida Southern got off to a fast start Monday morning at the NCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championships, but will still need to make up a little bit of ground over the next two days to move on in the finals. Led by seniors Mike VanDerLaan and Christian Anderson, the 8th-ranked Moccasins shot a 299 to finish the day tied for 14th place, but are only five shots out of eighth where they will need to be by the end of Wednesday.
The Florida Southern men’s golf team opens play in the 2019 NCAA Division II National Championship Tournament on Monday in Daniels, West Virginia where the Moccasins are one of 20 teams competing for the title. Florida Southern has reached the finals for the 40th time, more than any other D-II team in the country, and has already won 13 national championships, which is also the most in Division II.
WESTLAKE, OH - Florida Southern College baseball's Leo Rodriguez has been named as a second-team all-South Region selection, the D2 Conference Commissioner's Association (D2CCA) announced on Wednesday evening.