2017-18 Florida Southern Women's Tennis News

  • 105 Moccasins Earn D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award
    August 16, 2018
    CLEVELAND, OH - Florida Southern College had 105 student-athletes named as D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award recipients, the D2 Athletic Directors Association announced on Thursday.
  • Rionda Named FSC Women's Tennis MVP
    July 26, 2018
    Junior Lorena Rionda has been named the Florida Southern women's tennis team MVP for a second straight year by Moccasin head coach Trish Riddell.
  • ITA All-Academic Honors Earned By Eight Women's Tennis Players
    July 25, 2018
    Eight members of the Florida Southern women's tennis team have been named to the 2017-18 All-Academic team by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The honored players (and their respective majors) include:
  • Florida Southern Places 169 Student-Athletes on SSC Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll
    June 26, 2018
    MELBOURNE, FL - Florida Southern College place 169 student-athletes on the SSC Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll, the Sunshine State Conference office announced on Tuesday morning, placing the Moccasins second among all 11 SSC member institutions. In addition, the Mocs had a conference-best 60 student-athletes finish with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average for the spring semester, nearly twice as many as second-place Florida Tech (36).
  • Nionova, Devrimci Doubles Effort 16th in ITA National Rankings
    May 30, 2018
    TEMPE, AZ - The Florida Southern doubles team of Sasha Nionova and Selin Devrimci are 16th in the final national rankings by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. Nionova was also ranked 70th as a singles player. In addition, the Moccasins were ranked 13th nationally.
  • Florida Southern Athletics Continues Tradition of Strong Academics
    May 26, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College has long been known for is excellence in the arenas of athletic competition, but Moccasin student-athletes are also shining in the classroom as well as Florida Southern boasts three NCAA Division II Elite 90 award recipients this year. The Elite 90 program honors the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average at each of the NCAA's 90 championship events, and the Mocs have claimed three Elite 90 awards this
  • Florida Southern Captures 2017-18 SSC Men’s and Women’s Mayors’ Cups
    May 22, 2018
    MELBOURNE, FL – Florida Southern College has won the 2017-18 men’s and women’s Sunshine State Conference Mayors’ Cups. The wins mark the 10th time an institution has won both Mayors’ Cups in the same academic year.
  • Women's Tennis Comes to a Close at NCAA Regional
    April 28, 2018
    MIAMI SHORES, FL - The Florida Southern women's tennis team saw its season comes to a close with a 5-3 loss to Saint Leo in the opening round of the NCAA Division II South Region I Tournament held here Saturday at the Buccaneer Tennis Center on the campus of Barry University. The Moccasins end their season with a 14-8 record while Saint Leo (19-6) advances to play top-seeded Barry on Sunday at 11 a.m.
  • Nionova, Devrimci Named to All-SSC Second Team
    April 26, 2018
    MELBOURNE, FL - Senior Sasha Nionova and junior Selin Devrimci have been named to the All-Sunshine State Conference Women's Tennis Second-Team as announced today by the league office. Voting was done by the league head coaches and coaches could not vote for their own players.
  • Moccasins Receive Bid to NCAA South Regional Tournament
    April 24, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS - Florida Southern is headed to the postseason and will the number five seed in the NCAA Division II Women's Tennis South Region I Tournament and will face #4 Saint Leo on Saturday, April 28 at 10 a.m. at Barry University in Miami Shores. The winner of Saturday's match takes on the top-seeded Buccaneers on Sunday, April 29 at 11 a.m.
  • Moccasins Upset in Quarterfinals of SSC Women's Tennis Tournament
    April 19, 2018
    BRADENTON, FL - Florida Southern, ranked 10th in the NCAA Division II, was upset, 5-1, by unranked Nova Southeastern in the quarterfinal round of the 2018 Sunshine State Conference Women's Tennis Tournament contested here Thursday at the IMG Academy. The loss drops the Moccasins to 14-7 while the Sharks improve to 10-13
  • FSC Seeded Third in SSC Women's Tennis Tournament
    April 15, 2018
    MELBOURNE, FL - For the second straight year, Florida Southern has earned the number three seed in the 2018 SSC Women's Tennis Tournament which will be held April 19-21 at the IMG Academy in Bradenton.
  • 12th Ranked Moccasins Roll Past No. 23 Florida Tech
    April 13, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College women's tennis picked up another big win over a ranked opponent on Friday as it topped No. 23 Florida Tech on Senior Day, 9-0, at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The No. 12 Moccasins (14-6, 7-3 SSC) won in straight sets in the No. 2 and No. 4 singles matches, but the Panthers (8-8, 1-7 SSC) forced third sets in each of the remaining singles contests in what turned out to be an exciting Sunshine State Conference matchup.
  • No. 17 Moccasins Upend No. 19 Tars, 6-3
    April 06, 2018
    WINTER PARK, FL - Florida Southern, ranked 17th in the latest ITA NCAA Division II National Rankings, traveled to Winter Park on Friday and defeated No. 19 Rollins, 6-3, in Sunshine State Conference women's tennis action at the Bert Martin Tennis Complex. The Moccasins are now 13-6 overall and 6-3 in the SSC while Rollins drops to 12-7 and 5-3.
  • Women's Tennis Drops to No. 17 Nationally
    April 04, 2018
    TEMPE, AZ - The Florida Southern women's tennis team dropped two spots in the Oracle NCAA Division II national ranking as released today by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association despite posting a 2-1 record in the interim period since the last poll.
  • Florida Southern Tops Embry-Riddle, 6-3, in Women's Tennis
    April 04, 2018
    LAKELAND - Florida Southern took to the courts on Thursday and emerged with a 6-3 victory over visiting Embry-Riddle here at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The win, the 17th-ranked Moccasins fifth in their last seven matches, improves the team's record to 12-6 overall and 5-3 in the Sunshine State Conference, while the Eagles swoop to 6-11 and 1-7.
  • No. 15 Moccasins Fall to No. 2 Ranked Barry
    March 31, 2018
    MIAMI SHORES, FL - Two nationally-ranked teams face off in Sunshine State Conference women's tennis on Saturday here at the Buccaneer Tennis Center. In the end, it was No. 2 Barry emerging with an 8-1 win over 15th-ranked Florida Southern. The Moccasins drop to 11-6 on the season and 5-4 in the SSC while the Buccaneers remain undefeated at 18-0 overall and 8-0 in the conference
  • Women's Tennis Sails Past Palm Beach Atlantic, 7-2
    March 30, 2018
    WEST PALM BEACH – Florida Southern won for the fourth time in its last five matches, topping Palm Beach Atlantic, 7-2. in Sunshine State Conference action here Friday at the Mitch Gornto Tennis Center. The 15th-ranked Moccasins improve to 11-5 overall and 4-2 in the conference while the Sailfish slip to 10-10 and 1-5.
  • 15th-Ranked FSC Shuts Down Eckerd, 9-0
    March 29, 2018
    LAKELAND – Florida Southern, ranked 15th in this week's ITA NCAA Division II national poll, hosted Eckerd on Thursday and toppled the Tritons, 9-0 in Sunshine State Conference action at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The win lifts the Moccasins to 10-5 overall and 3-2 in the SSC while Eckerd falls to 3-11 and 0-8.
  • No. 14 Florida Southern Edged by No. 9 Academy of Art, 5-4
    March 26, 2018
    LAKELAND - In a battle of two nationally-ranked teams, #9 Academy of Art edged #14 Florida Southern in women's tennis action here Monday at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center.
  • Women's Tennis Downs Denison 9-0
    March 22, 2018
    LAKELAND - Florida Southern, ranked 14th in the most recent ITA NCAA Division II national rankings, downed Denison, 9-0 here Thursday at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The win improves the Moccasins' record to 9-4 on the season while the Big Red, ranked 35th nationally in the Division III standings, evens out at 6-6.
  • Florida Southern Defeats West Virginia State, 8-1, in Women's Tennis
    March 19, 2018
    LAKELAND – The 15th ranked Florida Southern women's tennis team posted an 8-1 win over visiting West Virginia State University here Monday at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The win moves the Moccasins to 8-4 on the season while the Yellow Jackets slip to 10-2.
  • Moccasins' Four-Match Win Streak Snapped By Sharks
    March 17, 2018
    LAKELAND - The Florida Southern women's tennis team saw its four-match snapped by the Nova Southeastern Saturday here in Sunshine State Conference action at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The Sharks edged the Moccasins, 5-4. The loss drops FSC to 7-4 overall and 2-2 SSC while NSU improves to 4-8 and 2-2.
  • Women's Tennis Blanks West Chester, 9-0, For Fourth Straight Win
    March 15, 2018
    LAKELAND - Florida Southern posted its first 9-0 win of the season here Thursday at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center, blanking West Chester, 9-0, for the Moccasins fourth straight win. The victory pushes the 15th-ranked Moccasins to 7-3 on the season while the Golden Rams fall to 2-5.
  • Women's Tennis Tops North Georgia for Third Straight Win
    March 13, 2018
    LAKELAND -The 15th-ranked Florida Southern women's tennis team topped visiting North Georgia, 6-3, here Tuesday at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The win, the Moccasins's third straight improves the team to 6-3 on the year while the Nighthawks dropped to 7-3.
  • Moccasins Wrap Up Road Trip With 7-2 Win in Hilton Head, SC
    March 05, 2018
    HILTON HEAD, SC - The 15th-ranked Florida Southern women's tennis team wrapped up its three-game road trip here with a 7-2 win over Tiffin Monday morning. The Moccasins (5-3) won two of three doubles matches and five of the six singles contests against Tiffin (11-7).
  • Women's Tennis Splits Two Matches in Hilton Head, SC
    March 04, 2018
    HILTON HEAD, SC - The 15th-ranked Florida Southern women's tennis easily defeated Chowan, 8-1, to salvage a split of two matches played here Saturday. In a morning match, the Moccasins were edged, 5-4, by Newberry.
  • #15 Florida Southern Flattens Flagler, 6-3, In Women's Tennis
    February 27, 2018
    LAKELAND – Florida Southern posted a 6-3 win over visiting Flagler here Tuesday at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The 15th-ranked Moccasins improve to 3-2 with the victory while the Saints drop to 4-5.
  • 15th-Ranked Women's Tennis Falls to No. 5 West Florida
    February 25, 2018
    LAKELAND - The 15th-ranked Florida Southern women's tennis team dropped a close 5-4 match to fifth-ranked West Florida here Sunday at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The Moccasins drop to 2-2 on the season while West Florida wins its season opener.
  • Asis' Win in Final Pairing Lifts Mocs to 5-4 Win at Saint Leo
    February 22, 2018
    SAINT LEO, FL - Lola Asis defeated Andrada Gordan, 7-5, 6-4, at number six singles to snap a 4-4 tie and lift 17th-ranked Florida Southern to a 5-4 victory over No. 24 Saint Leo in Sunshine State Conference action here Wednesday at the Saint Leo Tennis Center. The Moccasins improve to 2-1 overall and 1-1 in the SSC while Saint Leo dropped its first match of the season to drop to 3-1 and 1-1.
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