LAKELAND, FL – Florida Southern and Florida Tech have agreed to alter their schedule for the upcoming series at Chris Bellotto Field due to the likelihood of inclement weather on Friday. The Moccasins and Panthers have moved the start of Thursday game up to 5 p.m. with the potential of playing a doubleheader that night as time permits. The plan is to then play a single game, weather permitting, on Friday beginning at noon.
Moccasins Nearly Pull Off Incredible Comeback in Game Two, but PBA Holds on to Win Both Ends of Saturday Doubleheader
WEST PALM BEACH, FL – With a three-run first inning, Palm Beach Atlantic went on to a 5-0 win over Florida Southern in game one Saturday, but a 5-0 Sailfish lead in game two was barely enough to contain the Moccasins. After falling behind 5-0 again in the nightcap, the Mocs scored four times in the top of the seventh and had the winning run on base before falling 5-4.
WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Palm Beach Atlantic scored three times in the first inning and added another run in the second to take early control of the game as the Sailfish went on to a 7-1 win over Florida Southern in the opener of their three-game series.
Beacham and Weldon Combine for Shutout in Game One as Florida Southern Splits Doubleheader with Saint Leo
LAKELAND – Kristen Beacham got the Moccasins through some tough spots early, Jenna Weldon came through at the end, and Lindsey Wilson provided a late-inning spark for the offense, to help give Florida Southern a 4-0 win over Saint Leo in game one of their Thursday night doubleheader. The Lions took game two, 8-0 in five innings to give the teams a split.
LAKELAND – College softball has changed dramatically in the last decade or so, with teams scoring and hitting more than they have at any time in the history of the game. But for one night at least, Florida Southern and Saint Leo seemed to stepped back in time for an old-school pitcher’s duel that brought back memories of some of their classic battles from years gone by. Florida Southern’s Aubrey Ehlers and Saint Leo’s Auria Mounts took a scoreless game into extra innings where the Lions scored an unearned run in the top of the ninth to take a 1-0 victory.
Softball Series with Saint Leo Moved to Mid-Week; Moccasins and Lions Will Now Play Wednesday and Thursday
LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern and Saint Leo have are moving the upcoming softball series at Chris Bellotto Field to Wednesday and Thursday to avoid expected inclement weather over the weekend. The teams will now play a single game on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Thursday at 6 p.m.
Barry Takes High-Scoring Doubleheader from Florida Southern, 8-6 and 8-5, as Teams Combine for 45 Hits
MIAMI SHORES, FL – There was no shortage of scoring Saturday afternoon at Buccaneer Field with Florida Southern and Barry combining for 27 runs and 45 hits in the doubleheader. The Buccaneers, however, took both games, 8-6 and 8-5, despite big days by the Moccasins’ Jessica Trana and Zierra Flodman.
MIAMI SHORES, FL – Jessica Trana drove in runs in both the first and third innings to stake Florida Southern to an early 3-0 lead, and Alex Mace put things out of reach with a three-run homer in the fifth as the Moccasins downed Barry 7-3 in the opener of their Sunshine State Conference series.
LAKELAND, FL – Florida Southern College President Dr. Anne B. Kerr has announced the appointment of Drew Howard as the Moccasins’ new Director of Athletics & Dean of Wellness. The announcement was made on Monday during a press conference at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House.
Mocs Come Back Over and Over Again to Earn Split with 9-8, Extra-Inning Win; Embry-Riddle Takes Game One 5-3
LAKELAND, FL – Saturday afternoon’s doubleheader between Florida Southern and Embry-Riddle was one of those “where to begin?” days. Where it ended was the Moccasins winning in extra innings on a sacrifice bunt by Makayla Deuberry, combined with a throwing error that allowed the run to score all the way from first. That only happened after the Mocs rallied from three different two-run deficits behind two-run homers from Maddi Conner and Meghan Sexton, with a whole lot of Jadin Dewith all day long. Eventually, both teams got wins in their final at-bats, with Embry-Riddle taking game one, 5-3, and Florida Southern taking the nightcap, 9-8 in eight innings.