LAKELAND, Fla. - Throughout the month of July, Florida Southern College Athletics will release its list of team MVPs for the 2018-19 season. Each MVP was selected by the team's head coach, and the list includes some of the top student-athletes in the country. MVPs will be revealed each weekday during the month at 10 a.m., and a list of their scheduled release dates can be found below.
The Florida Southern women’s golf team and three of its individuals have been recognized by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association for their academic achievements during the 2018-19 school year. Under head coach Robbie Davis, the Moccasins had a team GPA of 3.636 to rank 16th in NCAA Division II, while senior Tori Higgins, sophomore Shelby Lewis, and freshman Nathalie Svensson were named WGCA All-American Scholars.
EDMONTON, Alberta - Florida Southern College waterski standout Valentina Gonzalez brought home a word championship last week when she finished first in the jump competition at the IWWF (International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation) World U21 Water Ski Championships.
LAKELAND, Fla. - The diamond may be silent this summer at Henley Field, but Florida Southern College baseball is being well represented in various collegiate summer leagues and the professional ranks this year. As of the Major League Baseball All-Star Break, the Moccasins have seven former players in the professional ranks with nine current and two incoming players in collegiate leagues around the country.
INDIANAPOLIS - Last month a pair of Florida Southern College student-athletes attended the annual NCAA Career in Sports Forum at the NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis, taking part in a four-day program designed to assist student-athletes in charting their career paths, as well as provide an opportunity to network and learn from current athletics professionals.
GREENWOOD, IN - Florida Southern College women's track student-athletes Hannah Flemming and Addison Cantor were named by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) to the Google Cloud Academic All-America® team on Wednesday
LAKELAND, Fla. – Florida Southern College men’s and women’s cross country head coaches Matt Levassiur (men) and Stephanie Bylander (women) released their team’s schedules ahead of the 2019 season on Wednesday. Both squads will race at the same five meets, three in September and two in October, and will host the NCAA South Region Championships in November.
The Florida Southern swimming teams, under the direction of head coach Andy Robins, have been named to the list of College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) Scholar All-America teams for the spring 2019 semester. The CSCAA recognizes those teams achieving the GPA of 3.0 or higher for the semester.
LAKELAND, Fla. – Florida Southern women's soccer head coach Paul Lawrence has announced his team's schedule for the upcoming 2019 season. The Moccasins open the new season with three home games in a four-day span. Florida Southern will host Valdosta State on Thursday, Sept. 5 and Shorter on Friday, Sept. 6 to kick off the 2019 campaign. This year's schedule includes eight home matches, as well as a trip to Cleveland, Miss. for a pair of non-conference matches.
LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College men's soccer head coach Jason Carlson has announced the team's schedule for the upcoming 2019 season. The Moccasins' season will begin with a pair of non-conference road matches in Alabama. The 2018 season was one to remember for Carlson and the Mocs as the team opened the season 9-0 and was ranked as high as No. 8 in the weekly United Soccer Coaches poll.
LAKELAND, Fla. – Second-year head coach Chris Keen and Florida Southern College volleyball will play 14 home matches this fall at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House as the Moccasins released its 2019 schedule on Monday morning.
LAKELAND, Fla. - In parternship with Barnes & Noble College and its True Spirit online stores, Florida Southern College has launched the all-new ShopFSCMocs.com as the officially licensed fan store of Moccasin athletics.
NORMAN, OKLA. - The Golf Coaches Association of America has announced its complete set of All-American teams, with Florida Southern senior Christian Anderson joining Michael VanDerLaan on that list. VanDerLaan was previously announced as a PING Division II First Team All-American after winning the NCAA Division II individual national title, and Anderson has now given Florida Southern another All-American as an honorable mention selection.
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Florida Southern College finished 18th in the final 2018-19 NCAA Division II Learfield IMG College Directors' Cup standings, it was announced this week. The Moccasins made a combined 11 NCAA postseason appearances this past year, including top-10 finishes in men's golf (third), women's basketball (ninth) and women's lacrosse (ninth).
GRAND LAKE, Colo. - Sam Keesey added another award to her long list of accolades as a member of the Florida Southern College women's lacrosse student-athlete. Keesey was named the 2019 IWLCA Defender of the Year as announced by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association on Thursday evening. The announcement was made live via the LaxSportsNetwork.
GRAND LAKE, Colo. - Sam Keesey and Dani Bursinger were named 2019 IWLCA all-Americans as announced by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association on Tuesday evening. The announcement was made live via the LaxSportsNetwork during the Divison II all-American Special.
LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College basketball standouts Jonathan Lawton and Camille Giardina have been named as the winners of the Hal Smeltzly (Lawton) and Lois Webb (Giardina) Awards as the top male and female student-athletes at Florida Southern College for 2018-19.
KEY WEST, FLA. - While the Florida Southern swimming teams have been on their summer break since graduation in early May, one member of the program took part in a competition of a slightly different kind. Assistant coach Kendal Casey recently competed in the Swim Around Key West and brought home a fourth-place overall finish in the 43rd annual event.
NEW YORK - Florida Southern College junior pitcher Cooper Bradford became the latest Moccasin to hear his name called in the MLB Draft when the Chicago White Sox selected the right-handed hurler with the third pick in the 13th round of the 2019 First-Year Player Draft.
LAKELAND, FL - After helping lead Florida Southern College men's basketball to the 2019 Sunshine State Conference Tournament title and a second-straight berth in the NCAA Division II Tournament, assistant coach Mike Makubika has been promoted to the role of associate head coach, Moccasin head coach Mike Donnelly announced on Wednesday.