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2016-17 Florida Southern Baseball News

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    February 25, 2017
    Lynn Has Four Homers in 14-5 win over FSC in SSC Baseball Action BOCA RATON, FL - Lynn University totaled 15 hits, including four home runs, to hand 16th-ranked Florida Southern a 14-5 defeat in the first game of a Sunshine State Conference doubleheader here Saturday at the Lynn Baseball Field. The Moccasins fall to 8-4 overall and 0-2 in the SSC while Lynn improves to 9-4 and 2-0.
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    February 25, 2017
    Moccasins Can't Hold Early Lead and Fall to Lynn in Series Finale. BOCA RATON, FL - Lynn University used a pair of four-run innings to overcome a 3-0 deficit and down the Moccasins 10-6 in game two of a Saturday doubleheader to complete a three-game Sunshine State Conference opening series over 16th-ranked Florida Southern here at the Lynn Baseball Field.
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    February 24, 2017
    Mauer Hits Grand Slam, but Lynn Rallies for 14-8 Win over Baseball Mocs BOCA RATON, FL - Austin Mauer hit a first-inning grand slam, but 16th ranked Florida Southern couldn't hold on to the lead as Lynn rallied for a 14-8 win over the Moccasins in the Sunshine State Conference season opener for both teams. Florida Southern falls to 8-3 on the season while Lynn improves to 8-4.
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    February 23, 2017
    Detroit Tigers Top Mocs, 8-0, in Annual Spring Training Clash LAKELAND - The Detroit Tigers used a pair three-run innings to post an 8-0 exhibition baseball win over Florida Southern in the two teams' annual Spring Training clash here at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium.
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    February 19, 2017
    Maglich His Two Homers to Power Baseball to Series Sweep at Claflin ORANGEBURG, SC - Freshman Christian Maglich slammed two home runs and added a pair of singles as 20th-ranked Florida Southern downed Claflin, 15-2 here Sunday at Mirmow Field, to complete the Moccasins' three-game sweep of the Panthers. Logan Browning and Kevin Fuller each added four RBI as Florida Southern recorded its fifth straight win.
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    February 18, 2017
    Baseball Smashes Four More Homers in 25-7 Win at Claflin ORANGEBURG, SC – One day after clubbing five homers, 20th-ranked Florida Southern hit four more in a 25-7 rout of Claflin here Saturday at Mirmow Field. Omar Villaman, Cody Burgess, Mitch Reeves, and Evan Barnes all went deep for the Moccasins who plated the most runs in a game since defeating Warner 26-13 on March 27, 2015. Burgess, Villaman, Barnes, and Christian Maglich all had four hits as Florida Southern outhit Claflin, 20-8.
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    February 17, 2017
    Burgess, Reeves Power Baseball to 17-1 Win At Claflin ORANGEBURG, SC – Cody Burgess slammed three home runs and Mitch Reeves hit two out as 20th-ranked Florida Southern cruised past Claflin by a 17-1 score here at Mirmow Field in the opening game of a three-game weekend series. Logan Browning got the win for the Mocs, striking out eight in 5.0 innings of work.
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    February 13, 2017
    Walsh Named SSC Baseball Pitcher of the Week MELBOURNE, FL - Jake Walsh has been named the Sunshine State Conference Pitcher of the Week for Feb. 13 as announced today by the league office.
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    February 12, 2017
    Walsh Strikes Out 10 as Mocs Blank Mount Olive, 1-0 LAKELAND – Jake Walsh struck out 10 batters over 8.0 shutouts innings, retiring the last 19 batters he faced in order as 20th-ranked Florida Southern squeezed by No. 33 Mount Olive, 1-0, in college baseball here Sunday at Henley Field.
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    February 11, 2017
    Mount Olive Uses Big Innings to Down Mocs, 12-2 LAKELAND – Mount Olive used a six-run seventh inning blow open a 2-2 tie and hand Florida Southern a 12-2 loss in the early game on Saturday at Henley Field.
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    February 11, 2017
    Pilato Tosses Seven Shutout Innings; Mocs Turn Triple Play in 13-0 Blowout of Delta State LAKELAND – Sophomore Chase Pilato scattered four hits and struck out four over 7.0 innings of shutout ball while his teammates turned the first triple play since 2014 as Florida Southern shutout Delta State 13-0 on Saturday at Henley Field.
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    February 10, 2017
    Baseball Makes Schedule Changes for Claflin Series Game times for the Florida Southern College baseball series at Claflin University in Orangeburg, SC have been all moved to a 1 p.m. start time. Claflin is in the process on installing new lights at the baseball field, but the project will be complete in time for the FSC series.
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    February 10, 2017
    Moccasin Baseball Drops 4-1 Decision to Delta State in Home Opener LAKELAND – Junior Logan Brown struck out five for a second consecutive start, but in the end, Delta State prevailed for a 4-1 victory over the 20th-ranked Moccasins in the FSC home opener.
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    February 09, 2017
    Get to Know the Mocs: Episode 7 J.P. DeBoyer • Baseball
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    February 04, 2017
    Baseball Pushes Two Across in 11th to Take Game One, 5-3, at West Florida PENSACOLA, FL – Omar Villaman and Mitch Reeves hit back-to-back doubles in the top of the 11th inning to power No. 20 Florida Southern to a 5-3 victory at 19th-ranked West Florida in game one of a Saturday doubleheader here at Jim Spooner Field. Villaman had four hits for the Moccasins while Logan Browning added three and both scored twice for the now 2-0 Moccasins.
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    February 04, 2017
    Barnes Goes 4-for-4 in Season Debut as Mocs Complete Sweep of West Florida with 7-3 Win PENSACOLA, FL – Senior Evan Barnes drove in five runs with four hits in as many at bats as 19th Florida Southern completed a three-game sweep of 20th-ranked West Florida with a 7-3 triumph in seven innings here at Jim Spooner Field. The Moccasins stand at 3-0 on the young season.
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    February 03, 2017
    FSC Student-Athletes Partner with Soles 4 Souls LAKELAND, FL - Attention anyone with a closet! Those shoes you no longer want are desperately needed to fight the human tragedy of global poverty.
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    February 03, 2017
    Sierra's Three-Run Blast Lifts Mocs to 5-2 Win Over West Florida in Season Opener PENSACOLA, FL – Senior Jason Sierra clubbed a three-run home run to key a four-run fifth inning as Florida Southern came back from a 2-1 deficit to defeat West Florida, 5-3, here at Jim Spooner Field on the UWF campus Friday in the season opener for both teams. Logan Browning got the win for the Moccasins while Cameron Hanes took the save.
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    February 01, 2017
    NCWBA Names Reeves to Preseason All-America Team The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association has named Florida Southern College's Mitch Reeves to its preseason All-America team. The senior was named a third-team selection.
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    January 30, 2017
    Reeves Named to NCWBA Preseason All-South First Team Moccasin Mitch Reeves has been named to the Division II Preseason All-South Region First-Team as announced by the National Collegiate Baseball Writer's Association. Reeves was named as the third baseman on the squad, although the senior will move to the outfield for Coach Lance Niekro's Moccasins.
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    January 19, 2017
    Moccasins Picked to Finish Third in Preseason SSC Baseball Poll MELBOURNE - Florida Southern College has been picked to finish third in the Sunshine State Conference preseason poll released today. The poll was voted upon by the league head coaches. The Moccasins share the number three spot with Lynn, while Nova Southeastern University holds down the top spot, followed by the University of Tampa.
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    January 03, 2017
    Niekro Announces 2017 Baseball Schedule: Mocs to Play 23 Home Games LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern baseball head coach Lance Niekro has announced the 2017 schedule for his Moccasins and FSC fans will be treated to 23 home games at historic Henley Field. In addition to the Moccasins' 49-game schedule, Florida Southern will face the Detroit Tigers in the two teams' annual Spring Training Clash on Feb. 23. The game will be the first played at the newly-renovated Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, Spring Training home of the Tigers.
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    December 21, 2016
    Florida Southern Ranked 20th in Collegiate Baseball Magazine Preseason Poll TUCSON, Ariz. - Florida Southern will open the 2017 baseball season as the nation's 20th-ranked team according to the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Division II Preseason Coaches' Poll.
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    November 30, 2016
    Former Moc, Matt Joyce, Signs 2-Year Deal with Oakland A's OAKLAND, CA – Matt Joyce, a member of Florida Southern's 2005 NCAA Division II National Championship team, has signed an $11 million, 2-year contract to play for the Oakland Athletics.
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    October 26, 2016
    Baseball Signs 14-Year Old Dawson Anderson as Part of Team Impact The nine-time national champion Florida Southern baseball team added a special player to its roster for the 2017 season today with the signing of 14-year Dawson Anderson.