2017-18 Florida Southern Women's Golf News

  • Gartrell’s Top-10 Finish Leads Florida Southern to Fifth Place as a Team at Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational
    March 06, 2018
    WINDERMERE, FL – Amanda Gartrell’s two-under-par 70 was nearly the best round of the day and it pushed the Moccasin sophomore up to sixth place in the final standings, while Abbey Williams was tied for 17th after a final-round 75 that helped Florida Southern place fifth out of 18 teams at the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational hosted by Rollins.
  • Florida Southern in Third Place at Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational, as Moccasins Trail Nova and Dallas Baptist by Seven
    March 05, 2018
    WINDERMERE, FL – Tori Higgins led Florida Southern in the opening round with a one-under-par 71, and Amanda Gartrell was the Moccasin leader in round two with a 69, leaving both golfers tied for 10th place and Florida Southern in third place in the team standings at the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational hosted by Rollins.
  • Women's Golf Team Moves into Top-10 of Golfstat National Rankings
    February 23, 2018
    The Florida Southern women’s golf team has moved into the top-10 of the newest Golfstat national rankings following their performance in this week’s Lady Moc Classic. The Moccasins jumped seven spots to No. 6, and Nova Southeastern displaced Indianapolis as the new No. 1.
  • Nova Holds on to Win Lady Moc Classic with Record Score; FSC Finishes Sixth with Another Top-Five Finish for Gartrell
    February 20, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL – Heather Wall (Burgner) helped Florida Southern win two Lady Moc Classic titles as a player, and the former Moccasin golfer left this year’s tournament a winner yet again, but this time wearing a different uniform. Now the head coach for Nova Southeastern, Wall led the Sharks to the best final score in the tournament’s 20-year history, while Barry’s Tilda Larsson set the individual scoring record as medalist. Host Florida Southern shot a 304 Tuesday and finished sixth in the field of 17 teams, with sophomore Amanda Gartrell tying for fourth at one-under par 215.
  • Gartrell and Zagers Lead Florida Southern in Both Rounds of Lady Moc Classic on Monday; Moccasins Sit in Seventh with Nova in the Lead
    February 19, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL – Behind a pair of 73s from sophomore Amanda Gartrell and freshman Ashley Zagers, Florida Southern had a team score of 302 in the first round of the Lady Moc Classic Monday at Grasslands Golf & Country Club, putting the Moccasins in sixth place halfway through the day. The Mocs went into the second round trailing first-place Nova Southeastern by 12 shots, and second-place Barry by eight.
  • 20th Annual Lady Moc Classic Begins Monday at Grasslands
    February 18, 2018
    LAKELAND – The 20th annual Lady Moc Classic gets underway Monday morning at Grasslands Golf and Country Club where 17 schools and a dozen individuals will compete in three rounds over two days in a tournament that annually draws some of the best Division II women’s golf programs in the country. The first two rounds are Monday, with play beginning at 8 a.m., and the final round is Tuesday, also starting at 8 a.m.
  • Gartrell Wins First SSC Women's Golf Player of the Week
    February 05, 2018
    MELBOURNE, FL – Florida Southern’s Amanda Gartrell has been named the Sunshine State Women’s Golf Player-of-the-Week after leading the Moccasins to a win in the Barton College Invitational over the weekend. It was the first full tournament of the spring semester for Florida Southern following an earlier dual match victory over the University of Kentucky.
  • Florida Southern Women’s Golf Team Posts Third Straight Win, Taking Barton Invitational by Three Shots
    February 04, 2018
    KIAWAH ISLAND, SC – Make it three straight wins for the Florida Southern women’s golf team. With all four counters scoring in the 70s and four players finishing in the top-10, the Moccasins shot a 306 Sunday to break a first-place tie with Wingate (NC) and capture the 2018 Barton College Invitational.
  • With Three in the Top-10, Florida Southern Women’s Golf Tied for the Lead at Barton Invitational
    February 03, 2018
    KIAWAH ISLAND, SC – Abbey Williams and Ashley Zagers each shot a five-over par 77 on Saturday, and Amanda Gartrell had a 79, putting all three Moccasins in the individual top-10, and leading Florida Southern to a first-place tie halfway through the Barton Invitational.
  • Spring Semester Begins for FSC Women’s Golf Team with 3-Shot Win over Kentucky in Rare Dual Match
    January 09, 2018
    LAKELAND, FL – The spring semester got underway quite a bit earlier than usual for the Florida Southern women’s golf team as the Moccasins took on the University of Kentucky in a rare dual match Tuesday at Grasslands Golf and Country Club. With both teams fielding a standard five-player lineup plus three individuals, the Moccasins came out on top 313-316, though the Wildcats’ Leonie Bettell had the best individual score at three-under par 69.
  • Florida Southern Athletics Earns NCAA Academic Excellence Award
    November 16, 2017
    INDIANAPOLIS - Florida Southern College's intercollegiate athletic programs are one of 32 Division II programs across the country to earn the NCAA Division II Presidents' Award for Academic Excellence, the NCAA announced on Thursday.
  • Women's Golf Team Finishes the Fall No. 13 in Golfstat Rankings
    November 01, 2017
    The Florida Southern women’s golf team ended the first semester with a win at the Newberry College Invitational, and the strong finish allowed the Moccasins to finish the fall portion of their schedule No. 13 in the Golfstat team rankings. (There is no national coaches’ poll in Division II women’s golf.) Four Moccasin golfers are also listed in the individual rankings, led by sophomore Amanda Gartrell at No. 23.
  • Women’s Golf Team Wraps up the Fall With Win at Newberry Invitational
    October 31, 2017
    ELGIN, SC – With Tori Higgins shooting a final-round 74, and all four Moccasin counters at 77 or better, Florida Southern turned in a team score of 303 Tuesday to expand on its lead and win the 2017 Newberry College Invitational. It was the final fall tournament of the season for the Moccasins.
  • Florida Southern Has the Lead Halfway Through Newberry College Invitational; Two Mocs Tied for Second Individually
    October 30, 2017
    ELGIN, SC – Behind a pair of 75s from Victoria Cangero and Ashley Zagers that tied the two Moccasins for second place individually, the Florida Southern women’s golf team stood at the top of the team standings after one round of the Newberry College Invitational at The Members Club at Woodcreek.
  • Best Scores of the Day Belong to Gartrell and McWilliams as Moccasin Individuals Wrap up Saint Leo Invitational
    October 17, 2017
    SAINT LEO, FL – Amanda Gartrell had Florida Southern’s best round again with a one-over 73 to finish tied for fourth, while Kolby McWilliams had a final-round 74 to give the Moccasins their two best scores on the final day of the Saint Leo Women’s Golf Invitational.
  • Gartrell and Cangero Hold Florida Southern’s Top Two Spots as Moccasin Individuals Complete Day One at Saint Leo
    October 16, 2017
    SAINT LEO, FL – With the Moccasins playing strictly as individuals this week, sophomore Amanda Gartrell shot a one-under par 71, and sophomore Victoria Cangero had a 75 to lead the way for Florida Southern at Saint Leo Women’s Golf Invitational on Monday.
  • Moccasin Women’s Golf Team Matches Score from Round Two and Moves up One Spot to Finish Eighth at GolfRank Invitational
    October 10, 2017
    PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL – For the second time in the tournament, Amanda Gartrell shot a one-over par 73 to lead the Moccasins in scoring, and with a 74 from Tori Higgins part of it, Florida Southern had another 308 in the final round of the GolfRank Invitational to place eighth overall.
  • Gartrell and Williams Pace the Mocs on Day One of GolfRank Invitational
    October 09, 2017
    PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL – With Amanda Gartrell shooting a team-best 73 in round one, and Abbey Williams joining her in the top-20 overall at the end of the day, Florida Southern wrapped up the first two rounds of Nova Southeastern’s GolfRank Invitational in ninth place.
  • Higgins Fires 71; Mocs Rally for Third at Battle of Old South
    September 24, 2017
    BLUFFTON, SC - Tori Higgins shot a career-best 71 in today's final round for a 146 two-day total while Abbey Williams had a 73 to finish two strokes back as Florida Southern rallied to finish third at Battle at Old South played here at the Old South Golf Links. The Moccasins totaled a two-day 594 to finish 12 strokes behind Savannah Art & Design which shot 290 to win the event with a 582 team score.
  • Gartrell Shoots 74; FSC 7th after Day 1 at Battle at Old South
    September 23, 2017
    BLUFFTON, SC - Amanda Gartrell fired a two-over 74 to finish in a tie for 15th place after the first day's action here Sunday at the Old South Golf Links. The Moccasins are in seventh place with a 300 team score, eight strokes behind the overall leader, Savannah Art and Design which is four over at 292.
  • Higgins Named SSC Player-of-the-Week in Women's Golf
    September 18, 2017
    MELBOURNE, FL – Florida Southern’s Tori Higgins has claimed the first Sunshine State Conference Women’s Golf Player-of-the-Week Award announced by the league office on Monday, September 18. The junior from Dover, Florida led the Moccasins to a second-place finish at last weekend’s Lady Falcon Invitational in Daytona Beach by finishing as the individual runner-up in the nine-team tournament. The weekly honor is the first for Higgins in her three seasons with the Moccasins.
  • Women's Golf Team Begins Season With Runner-Up Finish at Lady Falcon Invitational
    September 17, 2017
    DAYTONA BEACH, FL - Florida Southern opened the 2017-18 season with a second-place finish at the Lady Falcon Invitational hosted by Daytona State. It was the Moccasins' best season-opening performance since they won the same tournament in 2011. The Mocs went on to finish that year as national runner-up.
  • Four Moccasins in the Top-10 as Florida Southern Stands Second After One Round of Lady Falcon Invitational
    September 16, 2017
    DAYTONA BEACH, FL - With junior Tori Higgins owning a share of the individual lead, sophomore Amanda Gartrell fourth, and freshmen Ashley Zagers and Shelby Lewis tied for sixth and ninth respectively, Florida Southern finished the first round of the Lady Falcon Invitational in second place with a team score of 305. That put the Moccasins just one shot behind host Daytona State with one round remaining.
    September 13, 2017
    LAKELAND, FL (9/14/17) - We are pleased to share with you that as of this morning we now have power in almost all buildings across campus. What wonderful news! We are still waiting for power to come on in Colony Arms Apartments, Roberts Academy, and a few FSC houses surrounding the campus. We will continue to communicate updates as they become available and will accommodate any student who lives in one of these locations if power is still not restored when they return to campus.