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2016-17 Florida Southern Women's Swimming News

  • Florida Southern Swim Squads Named CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams
    June 24, 2017
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Florida Southern men's and women's swimming teams have been honored by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) as NCAA Division II Scholar All-American Teams for the 2017 Spring semester. Both squads earlier received the recognition following the Fall semester.
  • Florida Southern Finishes 16th in Learfield Directors' Cup
    June 08, 2017
    CLEVELAND, OH - Florida Southern College athletics continued its long tradition of success with a 16th place finish in the final standings of the 2016-17 Learfield Directors' Cup, which ranks all athletic programs at the NCAA Division I, II, III and NAIA levels based on their success in athletic competition.
  • Florida Southern Athletics Fan Survey
    April 18, 2017
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  • Moccasins Honor Student-Athletes at Annual Banquet
    April 18, 2017
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College recognized its student-athletes, coaches, and athletic department staff at its annual Athletic Academic Awards Banquet on Tuesday night. More than 500 student-athletes, coaches, staff, and invited guests attended the event at Jenkins Field House.
  • GAMEDAY CENTRAL: New and Improved
    March 24, 2017
    Live Video, Live Stats and eScores
  • Women’s Swimming Team Wraps Up Season at NCAA Division II National Finals
    March 11, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, AL – The Florida Southern women’s swimming team wrapped up the 2016-17 season Saturday at the NCAA Division II Swimming & Diving National Championships, with the Moccasins’ top performance on day four coming from their 400-freestyle relay team, which narrowly missed a spot in the consolation finals.
  • 800-Freestyle Relay Team Puts Florida Southern on the Board on Day Three of D-II National Women’s Swimming Finals
    March 10, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, AL – Florida Southern had a limited slate of competitors on day three of the NCAA Division II National Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships, but one of them still put the Moccasins on the scoreboard with their first points of the meet after a series of close calls on day two. Doing the honors for the Moccasins was the 800-freestyle relay team of juniors Peyton Breault and Jacinda Whittenburg, and sophomores Krystal Karas and Rebeka Dics who posted the Mocs’ best time of the season in that event.
  • Near-Misses Mark Second Day of NCAA Division II National Women’s Swimming Finals for the Moccasins
    March 09, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, AL – Florida Southern had two individuals and two relay teams competing on the second day of the NCAA Division II Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, and it was a day of near-misses for all of them. With one relay spot lost on a DQ, another that was short by less than one second, and two individuals who missed by a combined 1.32 seconds, the Moccasins saw their day end during Thursday’s prelims.
  • 200-Medley Relay Team Has Florida Southern’s Best Finish on First Day of Division II National Finals
    March 08, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, AL – Day one of the 2017 NCAA Division II National Swimming and Diving Championships is in the books, and Florida Southern’s best finish came from its 200-medley relay team. The Moccasins also had junior Jacinda Whittenburg and sophomore Krystal Karas in action in two of the three individual events held, with Karas providing the anchor leg on the relay team as well.
  • NCAA Division II Women's Swimming Championships Get Underway Wednesday
    March 07, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, AL – The 2017 NCAA Division II National Swimming and Diving Championships begin Wednesday morning in Birmingham, Alabama at the Crossplex and the Florida Southern women’s team will be represented by four of its best who are looking to continue the Moccasins’ recent string of high finishes at the Championships. This is the second time the city of Birmingham has hosted the Division II National Finals, and the last time they were here in 2013, the Moccasins finished sixth for their best finish ever.
  • Three Moccasins Named to All-SSC Women's Swimming Team
    March 02, 2017
    MELBOURNE, FL - Three Moccasins have been voted to the 2017 All-Sunshine State Conference Women’s Swimming Team as voted on by the league’s coaches. Among the 19 swimmers league-wide who made the team were junior Jacinda Whittenburg on the First Team, junior Peyton Breault on the Second Team, and sophomore Haley DeGrace who was honorable mention.
  • Four Women's Swimmers Picked to Compete at NCAA Division II National Finals
    February 22, 2017
    INDIANAPOLIS - Four Florida Southern women’s swimmers have been selected for the NCAA Division II National Finals, with returning veterans Peyton Breault, Haley DeGrace and Krystal Karas being joined this year by first-time qualifier Jacinda Whittenburg. The National Finals are being held in Birmingham, Alabama, March 8-11 at the CrossPlex as part of the Division II Winter Sports Festival.
  • Breault and DeGrace Earn More Medals for the Moccasins on Final Day of SSC Women’s Swimming Championships as Florida Southern Finishes Third
    February 19, 2017
    ORLANDO, FL – Junior Peyton Breault and sophomore Haley DeGrace each won another medal Sunday on the final day of the 2017 Sunshine State Conference Women’s Swimming Championships, and their performance helped the Moccasins secure third-place in the team standings, with Nova Southeastern winning the meet and Tampa finishing second.
  • DeGrace Picks Up Silver in 100-Breast as Moccasins Remain Third at SSC Women’s Swimming Championships
    February 18, 2017
    ORLANDO, FL – Sophomore Haley DeGrace owned Florida Southern’s best performance Saturday night with a runner-up finish and school record in the 100-breaststroke, while the 800-freestyle relay team took third with a new NCAA provisional qualifying time as the Moccasins remained third at the Sunshine State Conference Women’s Swimming Championships.
  • Whittenburg Takes Bronze in 400-IM and Breault Wins Silver in 200-Free on Day Two of SSC Championships
    February 17, 2017
    ORLANDO, FL – Juniors Jacinda Whittenburg and Peyton Breault put Florida Southern in the medal column Friday night, one relay team earned a medal as well, and the Moccasins ended the second day of the Sunshine State Conference Women’s Swimming Championships in third place.
  • List of Potential NCAA Qualifiers Grows for Third-Place Moccasins on Day One of SSC Women’s Swimming Championships
    February 16, 2017
    ORLANDO, FL – The first day of the 2017 Sunshine State Conference Swimming Championships saw Florida Southern add three new names to the list of potential NCAA qualifiers in the 50-freestyle, one swimmer give the Moccasins their first provisional time of the season in the 200-individual medley, and a freshman in a new role help one of their relay teams improve its chances of qualifying for the national finals.
  • SSC Women's Swimming Championships Get Underway Thursday in Orlando
    February 13, 2017
    The 2017 Sunshine State Conference Swimming Championships begin Thursday at the Orlando YMCA, and the Florida Southern Moccasins go into the meet as the defending league champions after winning their first SSC title in 2016. Sitting at No. 19, the Mocs are one of four SSC teams in the final regular CSCAA national poll, with only Nova Southeastern ahead of them.
  • FSC Student-Athletes Partner with Soles 4 Souls
    February 03, 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.
  • Women's Swimming Team Ranked 19th in Final Regular Season CSCAA Division II National Poll
    February 01, 2017
    In the final regular season poll of the season conducted by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America, Florida Southern has jumped two spots to No. 19, giving the Moccasins their highest national ranking of the year. Since opening the year at No. 25, the Mocs have moved up in each of the three subsequent polls.
  • 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.
  • Three Straight Wins at the End Gives #21 Florida Southern 106-99 Victory Over Indian River State
    January 20, 2017
    LAKELAND, FLA. – Trailing by 12 points with three events remaining, 21st-ranked Florida Southern came from behind by winning all three races and completed the comeback with a victory in the final race of the day to pick up a 106-99 decision over Indian River State on Friday. It was the final regular season meet of the year for the Moccasins.
  • Gavin One of Four FSC Winners at Nova Southeastern; Sets School Mark in 200-Fly Though FSC Falls 155-107
    January 14, 2017
    DAVIE, FLA. – Florida Southern got individual wins from four different swimmers and a school record from senior Kourtney Gavin, but the 21st-ranked Moccasins fell to 3rd-ranked Nova Southeastern 155-107 Saturday afternoon.
  • Whittenburg Selected as SSC Women's Swimmer-of-the-Week
    January 09, 2017
    Florida Southern’s Jacinda Whittenburg is this week’s Sunshine State Conference Women’s Swimmer-of-the-Week after picking up a pair of individual wins against Division III top-ranked Emory on January 7. The junior from Lakewood, Colorado also had a narrow runner-up finish in another individual race, marking the second time this year she’s had two firsts and one second in a meet.
  • Whittenburg Wins Twice as No. 21 Moccasins Begin Second Semester with Setback to D-III Top-Ranked Emory
    January 07, 2017
    LAKELAND – Junior Jacinda Whittenburg picked up a pair of individual wins and had a narrow second-place finish in another race, while Emory had three swimmers pick up multiple individual wins to lift the Eagles to a 173-86 win over the Moccasins. It was the first race of the new semester for the 21st-ranked Moccasins and it came against the seven-time defending Division III national champions.
  • FSC Women's Swimming Team Now No. 21 in Third CSCAA National Poll of the Season
    December 22, 2016
    The Florida Southern women’s swimming team will go into Christmas break ranked No. 21 in the country according to the latest NCAA Division II rankings released by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. The December 21 poll had the Moccasins up one spot from where they were in the November rankings while the same teams that were ranked in the top-10 a month ago are still in the top-10, albeit in a slightly different order.
  • DeGrace Takes Second in 200-Breaststroke While Breault and Fraser Add Two More Top-Five Finishes on Final Day of Spartan Invitational
    December 19, 2016
    CLEARWATER, Fla. – Junior Haley DeGrace finished second in the 200-breaststroke with her second NCAA provisional qualifying time of the meet, while junior Peyton Breault and freshman Kyra Fraser had top-five backstroke finishes for the second time in the meet on the final day of the 2016 Spartan Invitational.
  • Runner-Up Finishes by Whittenburg and Gavin & Pair of Thirds by Breault Lead FSC on Day Three of Spartan Invitational
    December 18, 2016
    CLEARWATER, Fla. – Junior Jacinda Whittenburg finished as the runner-up in the 400-individual medley by setting a new school record in that event, senior Kourtney Gavin did the same in the 100-butterfly, and junior Peyton Breault gave the Moccasins a pair of third-place finishes as Florida Southern wrapped up the third day of the Spartan Invitational in fourth place overall.
  • Moccasin Women Overtake Indian River State for Third Place on Day Two of Spartan Invitational
    December 17, 2016
    CLEARWATER, FLA. – A runner-up finish by junior Peyton Breault in the 500-freestyle gave Florida Southern one NCAA provisional qualifying time, and sophomore Krystal Karas gave them another in the 50-freestyle as the Moccasins overtook Indian River State in the team standings on day two of the Spartan Invitational. The Moccasins ended the day in third place, while Nova Southeastern moved ahead of Tampa for first.
  • Relay Teams Lead Florida Southern Women's Swimming Team on First Day of Spartan Invitational
    December 16, 2016
    CLEARWATER, Fla. – The 2016 Spartan Invitational got underway Friday night at the Long Center, and behind their 200-medley and 200-freestyle relay teams, and season-best performance by distance swimmers Madi Rowan and Riley McClendon, Florida Southern finished day one in fourth place among the six teams competing. Tampa, the host school for the 4-day meet, has a 4-point lead over Nova Southeastern, followed by Indian River State and Florida Southern.
  • Women's Swimming Team Returns to 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.
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