JACKSONVILLE, FL - Freshman Mitchell Kozik set a school record in the 3000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:43.71 at the UNF Invitational held here Friday at the UNF Track on the University of North Florida campus. In addition, Bobby Ormsby, John Bryant, Mason Jones, and John Wagner all recorded personal best times in various events.
LEWISBURG, PA - Mason Jones posted the fastest time this season for any NCAA Division II freshman in a 10,000-meter run as members of the Florida Southern men's track competed at the Bison Outdoor Classic here at the Christy-Mathewson Memorial Stadium on the campus of Bucknell University. Jones posted a 30:59.26 to finish in 33rd place. Earlier this season, Jones recorded the ninth fastest freshman time in the 5,000-meter at the Pepsi Florida Relays with a time of 14:54.87 on March 29.
DAYTONA BEACH, FL - Bobby Ormsby posted a 3:53.71 in the 1,500-meter race to finish second by three-tenths of a second to highlight the Moccasins action in day one of the ERAU Spikes Classic here at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. The mark was the sixth fastest 1500 in Moccasin history. In addition, Mitchell Kozik took third place in the 3,000-meter race with a 10:02.39 – the third fastest time in FSC history.
GAINESVILLE - Senior Bobby Ormsby ran the fastest 5000-meter time in Florida Southern history with a 14:37.76 to finish 15th out of 41 competitors at the Pepsi Florida Relays held here Thursday at the Percy Beard Track. Ormsby's time shaved over two seconds off the previous record of 14:40.47 set by Ben Martucci, now the Moccasins head coach, at the UNF Spring Break Invitational on March 4, 2011. Ormsby now holds five of the top six fastest Moccasins times in the event.
TAMPA - Josh Wagner, Mitchell Kozik, and Warran Grajalez all placed in the top ten in the 5000-meter race at the USF Invitational on Friday while Evan Williams finished ninth in the 1500-meter race.
ORLANDO, FL - The Florida Southern men's track team continued its spring season with two competitors at the UCF Black & Gold Challenge. Mason Jones placed 10th in the 1500-meter run with a time of 3:56.48 which is the ninth fastest time in Moccasin history while Josh Wagner turned in a time of 10:00.94 to take sixth place in the 3000-meter steeplechase.
TAMPA - Senior Bobby Ormsby took first-place in the 5,000-meter run while several top ten school marks were set at the UT Ryan McCall Invite here Saturday at Pepin Stadium.
DAYTONA BEACH, FL - Florida Southern continued its men's track spring season by competing at the Embry-Riddle First Chance/Last Chance Meet here Saturday on the ERAU campus.
DAYTONA BEACH, FL - Evan Quinones and Matthew Pennell each posted a second-fastest time in Moccasin history in their respective events as the Florida Southern men's track team opened its season Saturday at the Embry-Riddle Indoor/Outdoor Challenge.
INDIANAPOLIS - Florida Southern College's intercollegiate athletic programs are one of 32 Division II programs across the country to earn the NCAA Division II Presidents' Award for Academic Excellence, the NCAA announced on Thursday.