Athletics News

  • Florida Southern Suffers Neutral Site Non-Conference Loss to Tampa
    February 16, 2019
    ORLANDO, FL - Florida Southern College men's lacrosse opened its season with a set back to the University of Tampa at Lake Highland Prep in Orlando on Saturday afternoon. The Mocs (0-1) were successful on 14 of 53 total shots, while the Spartans (1-1) converted 17 of 37 total shots. 
  • Men's Basketball Falls to Lynn in OT
    February 16, 2019
    BOCA RATON, FL - Florida Southern College men's basketball scored 56 points in the second half to erase an 11-point halftime deficit and force overtime but was unable to come away with a win in a 99-98 loss to Lynn in Sunshine State Conference action on Saturday afternoon at the de Hoernle Center.
  • No. 17 Moccasins Defeat Highest-Ranked Opponent in School History in Upset of No. 2 Argonauts
    February 16, 2019
    PENSACOLA, FL - For the first time in Florida Southern College women’s tennis history the Moccasins have defeated a top-five team. The Mocs (2-0) upset the No. 2 Argonauts of West Florida (0-1) by a score of 4-3 on Saturday, the first top-seven opponent that women’s tennis has defeated since the 2014 season when they won 5-4 over Saint Leo.
  • No. 4 Argonauts Defeat Men’s Tennis
    February 16, 2019
    PENSACOLA, FL -  Florida Southern College men’s tennis fell 6-1 to West Florida at the Ralph “Skeeter” Carson Tennis Complex on Saturday. Oscar Sohl was the lone winner in the No. 5 singles matchup for the Moccasins (0-3) as the No. 4 Argonauts (1-0) cruised in straight sets for both the singles and doubles competition.
  • Mocs Unable to Rally Past USC Aiken
    February 16, 2019
    AIKEN, SC - Florida Southern College baseball rallied from an early 2-0 deficit to take a lead in the sixth inning but was unable to hold off USC Aiken in the late stages of a 5-4 loss in game two of a three-game series on Saturday at Roberto Hernandez Stadium.
  • Shutout by Ehlers, and Big Hit by Prosser Help Give Moccasins 3-0 Win in Series Finale and Saturday Split with Nova
    February 16, 2019
    LAKELAND, FLA. – After a tough loss to Nova Southeastern in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader, in which the Sharks came back for a 5-2 win, Florida Southern got exactly what it needed in game two from Aubrey Ehlers and Samantha Prosser. Ehlers tossed her first career complete game shutout for the Moccasins, and Prosser’s RBI triple in the fifth helped give them some breathing room in a 3-0 win over the Sharks.
  • Giardina Leads Mocs Past Knights
    February 16, 2019
    BOCA RATON, FL - Camille Giardina poured in 24 points and Florida Southern College women's basketball bounced back from a pair of losses to grab a 68-54 win over Sunshine State Conference rival Lynn on Saturday afternoon at the de Hoernle Center.
  • Women's Tennis Downs Warhawks in Season-Opener
    February 15, 2019
    PENSACOLA, FL - It was a perfect day for Florida Southern College women's tennis at the Ralph "Skeeter" Carson Tennis Complex at West Florida as the No. 17 Moccasins downed the Warhawks from Auburn Montgomery, 4-0. The Warhawks (2-1) put up a fight against the Mocs (1-0) in doubles competition, but a 6-0 rout by Lorenda Rionda and Magda Stepnik in the No. 2 slot and a close 7-5 win in the No. 1 matchup by Slin Devrimci and Minnie Kim won Florida Southern the doubles point.
  • Men's Tennis Falls to Warhawks in First Match at Pensacola
    February 15, 2019
    PENSACOLA, FL - Miroslav Cvjetan won his second match of the 2019 season but was unable to prevent Florida Southern men's tennis from losing 4-1 to Auburn Montgomery on Friday at the Raplh "Skeeter" Carson Tennis Complex at West Florida. 
  • Nova Uses Four-Run Fourth to Rally for 7-2 Win Over Florida Southern in SSC Softball Opener
    February 15, 2019
    LAKELAND, FLA. – Florida Southern had Nova Southeastern on the ropes early Friday night and took a 2-0 lead into the middle innings, but the Sharks used four RBI from Suka Van Gurp and a four-run fourth inning to take the lead and went on to a 7-2 win over the Moccasins.
  • Mocs Explode for Six Runs in the Seventh to Rally Past USC Aiken
    February 15, 2019
    AIKEN, SC - A six-run seventh inning proved to be the difference as Florida Southern College baseball rallied from a two-run deficit to take a 6-5 win in game one of a three-game series at USC Aiken on Friday afternoon at Roberto Hernandez Stadium.
  • Seven Moccasins Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors
    February 15, 2019
    NEW ORLEANS, LA - Seven student-athletes from the Florida Southern cross country teams earned All-Academic awards as the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the 2018 NCAA DII Cross Country Individual Academic Awards on Thursday. Joshua Wagner from the men's team and Addison Cantor, Hannah Flemming, Aleksa Guerra, Hannah Nelson, Jolene Vergauwen and Sarah Zamot from the women's team join the 649 student-athletes who earned USTFCCCA individual honors.
  • Men's Lacrosse Opens Season with Non-Conference Game Against Tampa
    February 15, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's lacrosse will open the 2019 season with a neutral site contest in Orlando against the University of Tampa. The game will take place at Lake Highland Prep on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 3 p.m. The Mocs will open the home portion of their schedule when they host Emmanuel at Moccasin Field on March 3 at 4 p.m.
  • Moccasins Move Back Into Top-Five of Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll
    February 15, 2019
    NORMAN, Okla. – With the spring portion of the season now underway, the first Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll of the second semester has been announced, and the Florida Southern Moccasins have moved up one spot to No. 5 in the rankings. Four of the top five teams are from the Sunshine State Conference, and there are seven SSC teams in the poll overall.
  • Lawton Named to Top 50 List for Bevo Francis Award
    February 15, 2019
    KANSAS CITY, MO – Florida Southern College men's basketball standout Jonathan Lawton has taken one more step towards one of the most prestigious awards in the country when he was named to the top 50 for the Bevo Francies Award.
  • Balanced Attack Leads Mocs Past Hawks In Season Opener
    February 14, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse opened the season on a 9-0 run en route to a 19-7 victory over Rockhurst on Thursday night at Moccasin Field. The No. 3 Moccasins (1-0) used goals from 11 different players to keep the Hawks (0-2) still searching for their first victory of 2019. Grace Glinecki lead the offense with three goals on the evening. 
  • Baseball Series Opener at USC Aiken Moved Up
    February 14, 2019
    AIKEN, SC - Due to forecasted rain late in the day on Friday, Florida Southern College baseball has had its series opener at USC Aiken moved up by one hour. The No. 5 Moccasins and Pacers will now play at 3 p.m. on Friday at Roberto Hernandez Stadium.
  • Meyer to Attend NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum
    February 14, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS - Florida Southern College women's swimmer Mallary Meyer has been chosen as one of a select number of student-athletes to attend the NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum in Orlando in April. The NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum engages a diverse and dynamic representation of student-athletes, coaches, faculty, and administrators.
  • Mocs Win Sixth in a Row, Complete Season Sweep of PBA
    February 13, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Four different players scored in double figures as Florida Southern College men's basketball picked up its sixth-straight win, 89-85, over visiting Palm Beach Atlantic in Sunshine State Conference action on Wednesday at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House.
  • Women's Hoops Drops Heartbreaker to Palm Beach Atlantic
    February 13, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College women's basketball suffered a heartbreaking loss in a 65-64 defeat at the hands of Palm Beach Atlantic on Wednesday at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House.
  • Women's Lacrosse Season Opens Season Against Rockhurst
    February 13, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse will open 2019 season at Moccasin Field when they take on Rockhurst (Feb. 14). The Moccasins, who are ranked No. 3 in the nation entering the season, are also the favorites to win their fifth straight Sunshine State Conference title.
  • Lynn Loses the Lead, then Rallies to Win Matlock by Two Shots; Mocs Tie for Fourth Behind Coutsolioutsos' Runner-Up Finish
    February 12, 2019
    LAKELAND, FLA. – Lynn University had a 10-shot lead over West Florida and Barry when the final round of the 2019 Matlock Collegiate Classic began, and a little over halfway through the day that lead was gone. The 2nd-ranked Knights, however, had enough time left to re-group down the stretch and pull ahead one more time for a two-shot win over top-ranked Barry to claim their second tournament title in a row, and their second all-time at the Matlock.
  • Freshmen Set the Pace for Florida Southern on Day One of Matlock Classic and Coutsolioutsos Has Share of the Lead
    February 11, 2019
    LAKELAND, FLA. – Florida Southern ended day one of the 38th annual Matlock Collegiate Classic in fifth place with a four-over-par 580, but Monday’s biggest story may have been the play of the Moccasins’ Max Coutsolioutsos. Playing his best golf of the season, the freshman from Bradenton, Florida shot a first-round 66 and followed that with a 70 in the afternoon to claim a share of the individual lead with one round remaining.
  • Esports Weekly Recap: League of Legends Improves to 2-1
    February 11, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - The Florida Southern College League of Legends team improved to 2-1 on the season while the Overwatch team struggled against Central Florida in this edition of the Esports Weekly Recap. Check out FSCMocs.com every Monday this spring for weekly recaps of Moccasin Esports. 
  • 38th Annual Matlock Collegiate Classic Gets Underway Monday at Lone Palm Golf Club
    February 10, 2019
    LAKELAND, FLA. – One of the most prestigious college golf tournaments in the country begins Monday morning at Lone Palm Golf Club where 15 teams take the course for the 38th annual Matlock Collegiate Classic. Annually attracting the best men’s golf programs in NCAA Division II, the tournament is named after former Florida Southern College golf coach Charley Matlock, an inaugural inductee into the school’s athletic hall of fame and member of the Golf Coaches Association of America Hall of Fame.
  • Men's Hoops Downs Eagles for Fifth Win in a Row
    February 09, 2019
    DAYTONA BEACH, FL - Jack Rauch scored 21 points and Florida Southern College men's basketball led for more than 31 minutes as it rolled to its fifth-straight win, 90-73, over Embry-Riddle on Saturday evening at the ICI Center.
  • Mocs Drop First SSC Contest of Season in Loss at Embry-Riddle
    February 09, 2019
    DAYTONA BEACH, FL - Florida Southern College women's basketball overcame an 18-point, first-quarter deficit to take a late lead, but was held without a bucket for the final three minutes in an 83-75 loss to Embry-Riddle on Saturday at the ICI Center.
  • Registration Open for Chris Bellotto Defensive Softball Clinic
    February 08, 2019
    Registration is now open for the Chris Bellotto Defensive Softball Clinic, which is scheduled for May 25th, 2019, at Chris Bellotto Field on the campus of Florida Southern College. The clinic is open to girls ages 12-18, and will run from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Mocs Light Up Panthers for Fourth-Straight Win
    February 06, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Four different players scored in double figures and Florida Southern College men's basketball set a season-high for points in a 103-92 victory over Florida Tech on Wednesday night at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House.
  • Deuberry Delivers Again as Moccasins Pull Out 3-2 Win and Exchange Extra-Inning Wins with Flagler
    February 06, 2019
    LAKELAND, FLA. – In case it hasn’t been noticed outside of the Florida Southern softball family, Makayla Deuberry has developed a knack for this sort of thing. Big hits in the late innings, walk-off wins. That sort of thing. She did it again Wednesday night. Deuberry’s squeeze bunt in the bottom of the eighth inning gave Florida Southern a 3-2 win over Flagler after the Saints had rallied in game one for an extra-inning win of their own, downing the Moccasins 6-2 in another eight-inning game.
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