2018-19 Esports News

  • West Named 2019 Esports MVP
    July 15, 2019
    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.
  • Gear Up at ShopFSCMocs.com!
    June 21, 2019
    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.
  • Mattson, Holmes Earn Pat McFadden Awards
    April 24, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College held its annual Athletic Academic Awards Banquet on Monday evening as it recognized its top student-athletes in an event held at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House. More than 500 student-athletes, coaches, staff, and invited guests were in attendance.
  • Esports Recap: Hearthstone Ends Season of Multiple Upsets
    March 26, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College Hearthstone had its season end on Monday night after a close 3-2 loss to UC Irvine. The Moccasins end their season with a 5-6 record, just missing on the postseason. The Mocs will look to build on upsets over California, Oregon and Boise State for next season as they seek the first postseason appearance for an esports team at Florida Southern.
  • 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.
  • Esports Weekly Recap: Hearthstone Sweeps North Texas
    March 04, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College Hearthstone swept North Texas and lost in five to Utah in this edition of the Esports Weekly Recap. Check out FSCMocs.com every Monday this spring for weekly recaps of Moccasin esports. 
  • Esports Weekly Recap: Hearthstone Opens 2019 Season
    February 25, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College Hearthstone split two games in their 2019 opening week in this edition of the Esports Weekly Recap. Check out FSCMocs.com every Monday this spring for weekly recaps of Moccasin esports. 
  • Esports Weekly Recap: Overwatch Defeats High Point
    February 18, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - The Florida Southern College Overwatch split two games and League of Legends struggled against Virginia in this edition of the Esports Weekly Recap. Check out FSCMocs.com every Monday this spring for weekly recaps of Moccasin esports. 
  • Esports Weekly Recap: League of Legends Improves to 2-1
    February 11, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - The Florida Southern College League of Legends team improved to 2-1 on the season while the Overwatch team struggled against Central Florida in this edition of the Esports Weekly Recap. Check out FSCMocs.com every Monday this spring for weekly recaps of Moccasin Esports. 
  • Esports Weekly Recap: League of Legends Dominates in First Win of Season
    February 04, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - The Florida Southern College League of Legends team dominated Texas Wesleyan to record its first to win of the 2019 season and WINK News featured the Moccasin Esports program in this edition of the Esports Weekly Recap. Check out FSCMocs.com every Monday this spring for weekly recaps of Moccasin Esports.
  • eSports Weekly Recap: League of Legends Falls to Alabama
    January 25, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - The Florida Southern College eSports program opened its spring campaigns this past week with the start of the Overwatch and League of Legends seasons. Check out FSCMocs.com every Friday this spring for weekly recaps of Moccasin eSports. 
  • Carson Named to First-Ever Top 25 College League of Legends Poll Panel
    January 21, 2019
    BRISTOL, CT - Florida Southern College eSports head coach Nate Carson was named to the Top 25 College League of Legends Poll panel by ESPN on Wednesday. The bi-weekly poll features more than 40 college coaches in the U.S. and Canada.
  • 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).
  • Rocket League Team Picks Up Win No. 17
    November 18, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL - The Florida Southern College Esports Rocket League squad has been busy over the past two months, playing in 17 matches since the beginning of October. After a slow start to the season, the Moccasins have gone 12-5 over the past two months to improve to 17-11 on the season. Florida Southern has won 10 of its last 12 Rocket League outings, including a 2-1 record in its most recent competitions on Nov. 18.
  • Mocs Record Two Rocket League Wins
    October 01, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College's eSports team picked up two more wins in Rocket League action this weekend as they topped the University of South Carolina and Grand Canyon Unversity. The Moccasins picked up a 2-0 victory over South Carolina and defeated Grand Canyon, 2-0, by way of a forfeit. Florida Southern narrowly missed out on a 3-0 record as it fell to the University of Southern California, 2-1.
  • 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.
  • Rocket League Team Falls to Purdue
    September 23, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern's eSports squad dropped a 2-0 decision to Purdue this past weekend in Rocket League action. The Moccasins were narrowly defeated, 2-1, in the first game of the best-of-three series, and the Boilermakers put the match away with a 4-1 victory in the second game. Although both games appeared to be winnable in the early going, the team's consistency in play and communication suffered in the late stages.
  • eSports Records Three Rocket League Wins
    September 18, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College eSports picked up three wins in Rocket League action over the weekend, with four contests on Saturday and one on Sunday.
  • Rocket League Team Debuts Against Georgia Tech, East Carolina
    September 10, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College eSports debuted its Rocket League team for the first time this past weekend as it faced Georgia Tech and East Carolina in a pair of College Rocket League (CRL) Southern Conference qualifying round matchups. Each matchup featured a best-of-three format and although Florida Southern took the first game of each match, the Mocs ultimately fell 2-1 in each contes