2018-19 Florida Southern Women's Golf News ALL RECAP

  • Gartrell and Wetzel Break Par in Final Round of Barry Invitational, Lifting Moccasins to Eighth-Place Finish
    March 26, 2019
    MIAMI LAKES, FL – Junior Amanda Gartrell and senior Madi Wetzel had final-round scores of one-under-par 71, leading No. 13 Florida Southern to one of the best team scores of the day as the Moccasins finished in eighth place at the Barry University Invitational. Host school Barry, ranked No. 2 in the country, won its own tournament by nine shots over No. 10 Florida Tech.
  • Drew Howard Named Director of Athletics & Dean of Wellness
    March 25, 2019
    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.
  • Moccasins Ninth After Two Rounds in National Finals Type Field at Barry Invitational
    March 25, 2019
    MIAMI LAKES, FL – Behind five second-round birdies from senior Tori Higgins, a -1 from junior Amanda Gartrell in the second half of her second round, and a team-best total of 147 from freshman Loren Perez, Florida Southern wrapped up day one of the Barry University Invitational ninth in a field loaded with top-20 teams.
  • March 15 WGCA Poll has FSC Women's Golf Team at No. 13
    March 15, 2019
    CORAL SPRINGS, FLA. – Halfway through their spring schedule, the Florida Southern women’s golf team is now ranked No. 13 in the country in the March 15 Division II Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) National Poll. The Moccasins fell one spot from their previous ranking and are still one of eight teams from the Sunshine State Conference in the poll.
  • Perez Shoots 74 Again to Finish 11th at Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational as Moccasins Tie for Fifth as a Team
    March 12, 2019
    WINDERMERE, FL – Loren Perez shot a third consecutive 74, and Amanda Gartrell had a team-best 72 on Tuesday to lead No. 12 Florida Southern to a fifth-place showing at the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational hosted by Rollins. The Moccasins finished tied with Lee at +41 (905) with Florida Tech capturing the team title with a +4 (868).
  • Two 74s by Perez and Two 75s by Wetzel Have FSC Tied for Sixth After Two Rounds of Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational
    March 11, 2019
    WINDERMERE, FL – Loren Perez started her day at the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational with a team-best 74 and matched that with another 74 in the afternoon, while Madi Wetzel had a pair of 75s to help put No. 12 Florida Southern in a tie for sixth place with one round remaining in the tournament.
  • Andersson, Barenborg, and Joyce to Enter Hall of Fame on Monday
    February 25, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College Athletics will add three new members to its Athletics Hall of Fame during its annual Hall of Fame Induction Banquet on Monday at Streamline Sale Arena in the George Jenkins Field House. Baseball great Chipper Jones will be the guest speaker.
  • Women's Golf Team Ranked No. 12 in First WGCA National Poll of the Spring
    February 22, 2019
    CORAL SPRINGS, FLA. – The Florida Southern women’s golf team is ranked No. 12 in the first Division II Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) National Poll of the spring. The Moccasins remain one of eight Sunshine State Conference schools in the rankings.
  • Nova Southeastern Pulls Away to Win Lady Moc Classic While Moccasins Shoot 299 in Final Round to Finish Eighth
    February 19, 2019
    LAKELAND, FLA. – Seven schools had their best scores of the tournament Tuesday, including host Florida Southern, but it wasn’t enough to catch Nova Southeastern, which did not have its best score but still had the best in Tuesday’s final round to hold on to its lead and win the Lady Moc Classic for the second year in a row. The Sharks closed at +18 to finish nine shots ahead of Barry and Lynn and win their fourth tournament of the season.
  • Strong Scores Across the Board Mark Day One of the Lady Moc Classic with Nova on Top by Six Shots
    February 18, 2019
    LAKELAND, FLA. – Nova Southeastern began the 2019 Lady Moc Classic with an opening-round record 287 before being out-shot by seven other schools in round two, but the Sharks still managed to hold the lead at the end of the day. The first day of the tournament saw some of the best scores across the board the tournament has ever had, with Nova up by six shots over Saint Leo, and seven shots over three teams that are tied for third.
  • 21st Annual Lady Moc Classic Begins Monday at Grasslands Golf and Country Club
    February 17, 2019
    LAKELAND – The Florida Southern women’s golf team will be hosting the 21st annual Lady Moc Classic this Monday and Tuesday at Grasslands Golf and Country Club where 17 schools will compete in one of the country’s most recognized NCAA Division II tournaments. The Lady Moc Classic features two rounds on Monday beginning at 8 a.m., and one round on Tuesday, also starting at 8 a.m.
  • Florida Southern Finishes Fifth at World Golf Invitational to Start the Spring
    February 04, 2019
    ST. AUGUSTINE, FLA. – Florida Southern got a team-best 76 from Loren Perez in the second round, and a 13th-place finish overall from Amanda Gartrell to wrap up the World Golf Invitational in fifth place out of 18 teams.
  • Pair of 71s from Gartrell and Wetzel Have Florida Southern in Second After First Round of World Golf Invitational
    February 03, 2019
    ST. AUGUSTINE, FLA. – Florida Southern got matching scores of one-under-par 71 from Amanda Gartrell and Madi Wetzel on Sunday to finish the first round of the World Golf Invitational in second place behind only 3rd-ranked Nova Southeastern.
  • Meyer to Retire as Director of Athletics, Leaves Behind Championship Legacy
    January 15, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL – After more than a decade at the helm of Florida Southern College’s intercollegiate athletic programs, Director of Athletics Pete Meyer is retiring in February.
  • Moccasins Walk to #StopSuicide
    December 02, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL - Nearly 100 Florida Southern College student-athletes, coaches, and athletics staff participated in the annual "Out of the Darkness" Community Walk around Lake Hollingsworth on Saturday to benefit the Central Florida chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).
  • Women's Golf Team Closes the Fall Ranked No. 10 in WGCA National Poll
    November 16, 2018
    CORAL SPRINGS, FLA. – In the final Division II Women’s Golf Coaches Association National Poll of the fall, the Florida Southern Moccasins are ranked No. 10, and remain one of eight Sunshine State Conference schools in the top-25. The Moccasins have been in the top-10 in all four polls this season.
  • Moccasins Wrap up the Fall with Ninth-Place Finish at Rollins Legends Invitational
    November 06, 2018
    ORLANDO – Junior Amanda Gartrell turned in the Moccasins’ best round of the day, while Loren Perez maintained her position as the team’s top golfer in the tournament as No. 6 Florida Southern wrapped up the fall with a ninth-place finish at the Rollins Legends Invitational.
  • Perez Finishes Day One of Rollins Legends Invitational Tied for 10th; Moccasins Stand Sixth After Two Rounds
    November 05, 2018
    ORLANDO – Freshman Loren Perez had rounds of 75 and 73, while senior Tori Higgins and junior Amanda Gartrell each had single rounds of 74 to lead 6th-ranked Florida Southern into sixth place after two rounds of the Rollins Legends Invitational.
  • Gartrell Captures SSC Women's Golfer of the Week Honor
    October 22, 2018
    MELBOURNE, FL – Florida Southern’s Amanda Gartrell has been selected as the Sunshine State Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week following her runner-up finish in the Saint Leo Invitational. It’s the second time in Gartrell’s career she has won the league’s weekly award, and she’s the first Moccasin golfer to claim one this season.
  • Women's Golf Sits at No. 6 in October 22 WGCA National Poll
    October 22, 2018
    CORAL SPRINGS, FLA. - With one tournament remaining on the fall portion of the schedule, the Florida Southern women's golf team is now at No. 6 in the latest edition of the Division II Women?s Golf Coaches Association national poll. Announced on October 22, the poll still has the University of Indianapolis at No. 1, four Sunshine State Conference schools in the top-10, and seven in the top-25.
  • Florida Southern and Gartrell Take Runner-Up Spots at Saint Leo Invitational
    October 16, 2018
    SAINT LEO, FL – With individual runner-up Amanda Gartrell shooting a second-round 71, and all five golfers in the 70s for the second day in a row, 5th-ranked Florida Southern finished the 2018 Saint Leo Invitational tied with No. 3 Nova Southeastern for second place, finishing three shots behind No. 4 Barry. It’s the fourth straight tournament in which Florida Southern has been the runner-up.
  • Zagers’ 71 and a Dozen Birdies by the Moccasins Have Florida Southern in Second at Saint Leo Invitational
    October 15, 2018
    SAINT LEO, FL – Sophomore Ashley Zagers opened the Saint Leo Invitational with a career-best one-under par 71, and combined with her teammates to give Florida Southern 12 birdies in the round as the 5th-ranked Moccasins ended day one just two shots behind 4th-ranked Barry with a team score of 295.
  • Perez Earns First Top-Five Finish as Moccasins are Runner-Up to Nova at Shark Invitational
    October 09, 2018
    PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL – Freshman Loren Perez shot a one-under par 71 to earn her first career top-five finish, and every Moccasin in the lineup shot a 76 or better to give No. 5 Florida Southern a second-place finish at the Shark Invitational. The Moccasins finished 12 shots behind host Nova Southeastern, and those two schools were the only ones to break 300 in Tuesday’s final round.
  • Moccasins Break 300 in Round Two Monday to Finish the Day Tied for Second at Shark Invitational
    October 08, 2018
    PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL – Amanda Gartrell and Loren Perez shot matching second-round scores of one-over par 73 to get Florida Southern to 299 as a team, which had the 5th-ranked Moccasins tied with 4th-ranked Barry for second in the team standings on day one of the Shark Invitational hosted by Nova Southeastern.
  • Florida Southern Holds Position at No. 5 in WGCA National Rankings
    October 01, 2018
    CORAL SPRINGS, FL – In the first regular season poll of the 2018-19 season, the Florida Southern women’s golf team is tied for fifth, maintaining its position from the preseason poll previously announced on September 4. The new edition of the poll, on October 1, still has the University of Indianapolis number one, but this time the Greyhounds are a unanimous pick for that spot with all 13 first-place votes and 300 points.
  • Moccasin Athletics Partners with AFSP to #StopSuicide
    September 24, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL ? Florida Southern College Athletics and its Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) have announced that the Moccasins will partner with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in a year-long effort to raise awareness and donations to help fight suicide.
  • Second Straight Top-Five Finish for Higgins Helps Florida Southern Finish Second in the Battle at Old South
    September 23, 2018
    BLUFFTON, SC – Tori Higgins shot a team-best two-over par 74 on Sunday, and the Moccasins got a 75 from Amanda Gartrell, but 5th-ranked Florida Southern was unable to hold onto its first-round lead and finished one shot behind No. 16 Lee (TN) in the Battle at Old South.
  • All Five Florida Southern Players in the Top-10 as Moccasins Hold First-Round Lead in the Battle at Old South
    September 22, 2018
    BLUFFTON, SC – With all five players in the top-10, all of them with a 74 or better, the 5th-ranked Florida Southern women’s golf team took the lead after one round of the Battle at Old South. The Moccasins used 10 birdies to post a team score of 293 (+5), putting them four shots ahead of No. 16 Lee (TN) and six in front of third-place Catawba.
  • Women's Golf Starts Season with Runner-up Finish at Lady Falcon Invitational
    September 16, 2018
    DAYTONA BEACH, FL – For the second day in a row, Tori Higgins had Florida Southern’s best score of the round, and along with Loren Perez gave the Moccasins two of the top-10 golfers in the field for a runner-up team finish in the season-opening Lady Falcon Invitational.
  • Higgins' 72 has Moccasins Now Alone in Second at Lady Falcon Invitational
    September 15, 2018
    DAYTONA BEACH, FL – Senior Tori Higgins soared up the standings Saturday with an even-par 72 to end the day tied for sixth, and four other Moccasins were in the top-20 as the fifth-ranked Florida Southern women's golf team stands alone in second place with one round remaining in the Lady Falcon Invitational.
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