10 Men's Swimmers Selected for NCAA Division II National Finals INDIANAPOLIS - A total of 10 Florida Southern men’s swimmers... Full Story
Triple-Double for Palacios: Senior Finishes off Backstroke Sweep for Third Straight Year to Lead Mocs to Runner-up Finish at SSC Men’s Swimming Championships ORLANDO, FL – Senior Marco Palacios finished off another gold... Full Story
Palacios Wins Third Straight Gold Medal in 100-Back While Planinc Picks up Two Silvers as Mocs Still Second to Nova at SSC Men’s Swimming Championships ORLANDO, FL – Day three of the Sunshine State Conference... Full Story
Four Silver Medals Keep Florida Southern Second on Day Two of SSC Men’s Swimming Championships ORLANDO, FL – Day two of the Sunshine State Conference Men&rsquo... Full Story
Moccasins Claim Two Silvers and One Bronze on First Day of SSC Men’s Swimming Championships to Sit Second Overall ORLANDO, FL – With silver medals from one individual and one... Full Story
SSC Men's Swimming Championships Begin Thursday in Orlando The 2017 Sunshine State Conference Swimming Championships begin... Full Story
March 08, 2017 TBA
NCAA Division II National Championships (Day 1)
March 09, 2017 TBA
NCAA Division II National Championships (Day 2)
March 10, 2017 TBA
NCAA Division II National Championships (Day 3)
March 11, 2017 TBA
NCAA Division II National Championships (Day 4)
February 19, 2017 All Day
2nd of 6 teams (841 pts.) Sunshine State Conference Championships (Day 4)
February 18, 2017 All Day
2nd of 6 teams (621 pts.) Sunshine State Conference Championships (Day 3)
February 17, 2017 All Day
2nd of 6 teams (393 pts.) Sunshine State Conference Championships (Day 2)
February 16, 2017 All Day
2nd of 6 teams (172 pts.) Sunshine State Conference Championships (Day 1)
January 20, 2017 2:00 pm
106 Indian River State
99 vs. Florida Southern
FSC Student-Athletes Partner with Soles 4 Souls February 3, 2017 LAKELAND, FL - Attention anyone with a closet! Those shoes you no longer want are desperately needed to fight the human tragedy of global poverty.
Final Regular Season CSCAA National Men's Swimming Poll Has Moccasins Ranked 7th February 1, 2017 Florida Southern has moved up two spots in the final NCAA Division II regular season poll conducted by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America and will go into the postseason ranked No. 7 in the country. The Moccasins have been ranked in the top-10 in all four CSCAA polls this season.
Swimming Teams Earn CSCAA Scholar All-America Team Award January 26, 2017 The Florida Southern swimming teams have been honored by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America for their academic performance during the fall semester. Both the men and women finished the first semester this season with grade point averages over 3.00 and were ranked among the top-25 teams in Division II for team GPA, earning them the CSCAA Scholar All-America Team Award.
Back-and-Forth Meet Decided by Final Race as Indian River State Edges No. 9 Florida Southern 106-99 January 20, 2017 LAKELAND, FLA. – With the two teams never separated by more than eight points, and having split each of the first 10 races held on Friday, Indian River State was able to pull out a 106-99 meet victory over 9th-ranked Florida Southern by winning the 400-freestyle relay finale. It was the final regular season meet of the year for the Moccasins.
Palacios Goes 3-for-3 at Nova Southeastern; Sharks Win the Meet However, 150-112 January 14, 2017 DAVIE, FLA. – Senior Marco Palacios won all three of his individual races Saturday, and the Moccasins got a pair of seconds from sophomore Matthew Holmes and junior Luis Jasso, though 2nd-ranked Nova Southeastern defeated No. 9 Florida Southern 150-112.
Holmes Wins SSC Men's Swimmer-of-the-Week Award January 9, 2017 Florida Southern’s Matthew Holmes has been selected as the Sunshine State Conference Men’s Swimmer-of-the-Week for January 9 following his performance in the Moccasins’ dual meet against Emory University on January 7. The sophomore from Rockledge, Florida won all three of his individual races to become the first Moccasin this year to go 3-for-3 in a meet.
Men’s Swimming Meet Decided by Final Event as Emory Pulls Out 8-Point Win Over Florida Southern January 7, 2017 LAKELAND – Ninth-ranked Florida Southern won eight of the 12 individual events held Saturday afternoon, which included three victories by sophomore Matthew Holmes, and held a 1-point lead going into the final race of the meet before Division III No. 2 Emory won the 200-freestyle relay to pull out a 135-127 win over the Moccasins.
Men's Swimming Team Remains No. 9 in Third CSCAA Poll of the Season December 22, 2016 With Christmas break now underway for the Florida Southern swimming teams, the Moccasin men remained No. 9 in the latest Division II national poll released by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. The top-10 teams remained largely intact from the November 16 poll, with only one team dropping below that level. Florida Southern was among five teams to hold the same position in the December 21 poll that it held in November.
Spartan Invitational Concludes With Second-Place Finishes by Franz and Jasso December 19, 2016 CLEARWATER, FLA. – Juniors Noah Franz and Luis Jasso had runner-up finishes in the final two individual races, and the Moccasins added third-place finishes in three other events on the final day of the 2016 Spartan Invitational.
Palacios and Gimenez Go 1-2 in 100-Backstroke While Holmes Sets School Record in 400-IM on Day Three of Spartan Invitational December 18, 2016 CLEARWATER, FLA. – Seniors Marco Palacios and Diego Gimenez finished first and second in the 100-backstroke after a runner-up finish in the 400-individual medley resulted in a school record for sophomore Matthew Holmes. In between, the Moccasins also had four other swimmers reach NCAA provisional qualifying times on day three of the Spartan Invitational, with Florida Southern remaining in fourth place.
Men's Swimmers Pick up NCAA Provisional Qualifying Times in Three of Four Events on Day Two of Spartan Invitational December 17, 2016 CLEARWATER, FLA. – A runner-up finish by sophomore Matthew Holmes in the 200-individual medley, and two more NCAA provisional times from one individual and one relay team highlighted the second night of the Spartan Invitational, where Florida Southern remained in fourth place.
Moccasin Men's Swimming Team Hits NCAA Provisional Times in All Three Friday Events at Spartan Invitational December 16, 2016 CLEARWATER, Fla. – With two relay teams achieving NCAA provisional qualifying times, and sophomore Luka Planinc doing the same as an individual, Florida Southern finished the first day of the 2016 Spartan Invitational in fourth place among six teams. Tampa, the host school for the 4-day meet, leads Indian River State by 19½ points, and Nova Southeastern is third.
Men's Swimming Team Back in Action This Weekend at Spartan Invitational in Clearwater December 15, 2016 The Florida Southern men's swimming team returns to action this weekend when it travels to Clearwater for the University of Tampa Spartan Invitational. The 4-day event is being held at the Doyle Aquatic Center at the Long Center, located at 1501 North Belcher Road and runs from Friday through Monday. Similar to the format used at the conference and national tournaments in the spring, the Spartan Invitational will feature 19 different events, with preliminaries during the morning sessions and finals in those events each night.
Moccasins Remain in the Top-10 of Latest CSCAA Men's Swimming National Rankings November 16, 2016 In the second national poll of the season, the Florida Southern men’s swimming team is ranked #9 by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA), though a shakeup in the rankings saw three new teams move into the top-10 and a reversal between the two teams previously in the top two positions.
Palacios is SSC Men's Swimmer-of-the-Week for November 7 November 7, 2016 MELBOURNE, Fla. - Florida Southern’s Marco Palacios has been named the Sunshine State Conference Men’s Swimmer-of-the-Week following his performance in the Moccasins’ dual meet against Florida State University on November 4 and 5. The senior from Madrid, Spain is the first SSC award winner for the Moccasin men's swimming team this season.
Palacios Wins 100-Backstroke; Mocs Take Second in Three Other Events in Dual Meet vs. Florida State November 5, 2016 FORT MYERS, Fla. – Marco Palacios won the 100-backstroke with an NCAA provisional qualifying time, and the Moccasins got runner-up finishes from Matthew Holmes, Luka Planinc, and their 200-freestyle relay team to conclude a 2-day dual meet with Florida State that was hosted by Florida Gulf Coast. The Seminoles out-scored the Moccasins 225-90 in the 17 events held.
Jasso's Win in 200-Breaststroke Highlights First Half of 2-Day Dual Meet With Florida State November 4, 2016 FORT MYERS – Luis Jasso gave Florida Southern a win in the 200-breaststroke Friday night, and the Moccasins also got runner-up finishes Antonio Nunez-Alvarez and Noah Franz on the first day of a 2-day dual meet against Division I Florida State, hosted by Florida Gulf Coast.
Florida Southern Men's Swimming Team is #4 in the First CSCAA National Poll of the Season October 28, 2016 The first CSCAA (College Swimming Coaches Association of America) national polls have been announced for the 2016-17 season, and the Florida Southern men’s team is ranked #4 in the country. The Moccasins are one of three Sunshine State Conference teams in the top-10, and one of five in the poll, with Nova Southeastern holding the #1 position.
Moccasin Men Post 10 Individual Wins and One Relay Win to Win Home-Opening Double Dual October 21, 2016 LAKELAND – Winning 11 of the 14 events held, and with four swimmers winning multiple individual races, Florida Southern took both ends of a double dual with Florida Tech and Keiser in its first home meet of the season. The Moccasins defeated the Panthers 321-162, and the Seahawks from Keiser 344-138.