LAKELAND, FL - Shannon Gilfedder scored seven goals, four of which came in the second half, and Florida Southern College women's lacrosse overcame an 8-7 second-half deficit to advance to the NCAA Division II Tournament Semifinals for the third-straight year. The No. 3 Moccasins (20-1) used an 8-0 run over the final 15 minutes to blow past the Panthers (17-3) and extend their postseason run yet again.
BRONXVILLE, NY - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse standout Shannon Mazza has been named as a finalist for the Yeardley Reynolds Love ("YRL") Unsung Hero Award, the One Love Foundation announced earlier this week. The award is given annually to six collegiate lacrosse players, one men's and one women's from each NCAA Division of play, who make significant contributions to their team both on and off the field, while showing exemplary leadership qualities and participating in community service.
LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse is set to host the first two rounds of the NCAA Division II Women's Lacrosse Tournament for the third-straight season. The Moccasins (19-1) earned the No. 1 seed in the South Region, and will face the winner of a first-round matchup between No. 2 seed Florida Tech and third-seeded Limestone.
INDIANAPOLIS - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse has earned the No. 1 seed in the South Region of the 2018 NCAA Division II Women's Lacrosse Tournament, the NCAA announced on Sunday evening. The Moccasins (19-1) enter the tournament on a seven-game winning streak after winning their fourth-straight Sunshine State Conference regular-season title and their third consecutive SSC Tournament title.
LAKELAND, FL - Three different players scored at least three goals and Florida Southern College women's lacrosse raced out to an early 7-0 lead en route to a 15-7 victory over Florida Tech on Sunday in the championship game of the 2018 Sunshine State Conference Tournament. The top-seeded Moccasins (19-1) dominated from start to finish and defeated the Panthers (16-2) in the conference tournament title game for the second year in a row.
LAKELAND, FL - Dani Bursinger scored just 11 seconds into the first half, and Florida Southern College women's lacrosse struck for six goals in the opening 10 minutes of a 23-6 dismantling of Rollins in the semifinals of the Sunshine State Conference Tournament semifinals on Friday at Moccasin Field. The Moccasins (18-1) left no doubt as they jumped on the Tars (14-4) early to advance to the SSC Tournament title game for the fourth-straight season.
MELBOURNE, FL - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse earned six all-conference awards from the Sunshine State Conference, the league office announced on Thursday afternoon. The Moccasins, who won their fourth-straight SSC regular-season title, will face No. 4 seed Rollins on Friday at 5:30 p.m. in the semifinals of the SSC Tournament at Moccasin Field. Meghan O'Brien, Sam Keesey, and Emily Santoli each earned first-team accolades, while Dani Bursinger, Marina Jozokos, and Sarah Rheinsmith were named as second-team selections.
MELBOURNE, FL - For the fourth-straight year, Florida Southern College will host the Sunshine State Conference women's lacrosse tournament. The SSC Women's Lacrosse Tournament begins with semifinal matchups on Friday, April 27th
LAKELAND, FL - On a day in which Florida Southern College women's lacrosse honored its seven seniors, the Moccasins also clinched their fourth-straight Sunshine State Conference regular-season title with a 23-2 victory over Palm Beach Atlantic on Saturday afternoon at Moccasin Field. The No. 4 Moccasins (17-1, 5-1 SSC) scored six times in the opening two minutes and saw their senior class combine for 10 goals in the win over the Sailfish (1-14, 0-6).
MELBOURNE, FL - After helping lead Florida Southern College women's lacrosse to three victories last week, junior defender Sam Keesey has been named as the Sunshine State Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday afternoon. Keesey, who is the fourth different player to earn a weekly award from the SSC this season, finished with 20 draw controls and five caused turnovers in the three wins.