2020 Florida Southern Beach Volleyball News

  • FSC Beach Volleyball Ranks Top-15, Earns USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award
    July 22, 2020
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The United States Marine Corp (USMC) and AVCA have announced the Florida Southern College beach volleyball team has earned the USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2019-20 season. This is the third straight season that the Mocs have earned the honor. Not only did the Mocs earn the Team Academic Award they placed in the top-15 among collegiate beach volleyball teams, which includes collegiate teams from across the nation, regardless of affiliation.
  • Florida Southern and Sunshine State Conference 2020 Fall Sports Update
    July 18, 2020
    MELBOURNE and LAKELAND, Fla. – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and with the health, safety, and well-being of student-athletes and all those in our campus communities as our highest priority, the Sunshine State Conference Presidents Council announces the postponement of all scheduled competitions in the fall sports season. This includes men’s soccer, women’s soccer, men’s cross country, women’s cross country, and women’s volleyball.
  • Florida Southern College Athletics 2019-20 Academic and MVP Honors Announced
    June 18, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. – Florida Southern College Athletics has announced major academic and athletic awards for the 2019-20 school year. The Academic Awards are presented to the junior or senior who has the highest grade point average on the team. The Most Valuable Player Awards were selected by the head coach for each respective program.
  • Four Moccasin Student-Athletes Attend Virtual NCAA Career in Sports Forum
    June 16, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. -  Last month four Florida Southern College student-athletes were part of a group of nearly 400 NCAA student-athletes to participate in the NCAA’s 2020 Career in Sports Forum, held virtually in May 27-29. The Mocs were represented by Kayla Dumon (Beach Volleyball), Mallary Meyer (Women’s Swimming), Jack Rauch (Men’s Basketball), and Magda Stepnik (Women’s Tennis).
  • FSC Athletics Ranked 25th in 2019-20 Helper Helper Final Report
    May 22, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. – The Florida Southern College Department of Athletics was recognized for its community service efforts over the 2019-20 academic year, logging 4,313 total hours since July 1, 2019. As a department the Mocs ranked 25th among NCAA Division II schools nationally, and was the highest-ranked Sunshine State Conference member institution.
  • Florida Southern to Participate in "Be the Light" on April 16
    April 15, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. – The Florida Southern College Department of Athletics will be joining the national movement “Be the Light” this Thursday, April 16, 2020.
  • All Florida Southern College Athletic Facilities Closed
    March 20, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. – Until further notice, all athletic facilities at Florida Southern College are closed. This includes the Jenkins Field House, Gilbert Gymnasium, the Barnett Athletic Complex, Moccasin Field, Chris Bellotto Field, Henley Field, the Ruthven Courts, the Wellness Center and the Hollis Wellness Center Pool, Warden Tennis Courts, and all locker rooms.
  • SSC Cancels All Spring 2020 League Competitions and Championships
    March 13, 2020
    MELBOURNE, Fla. - In alignment with yesterday’s NCAA Board of Governors Resolution, the Sunshine State Conference has canceled all league competitions and championships for the spring 2020 semester, effectively immediately. Member institutions will exercise institutional discretion as to practice and regular-season non-conference competition in all sports for the spring 2020 semester. This decision was unanimously agreed upon by the SSC Presidents Council and SSC Athletic Directors Council with the health, safety, and wellness of our student-athletes, coaches, administrators, and campus communities in mind.
  • NCAA Cancels all Winter and Spring Championships
    March 12, 2020
    LAKELAND – The NCAA has issued a statement regarding all winter and sport championships that will cancel all championships. Hence, the NCAA Men’s Basketball South Region Championship, originally scheduled to be held at the Jenkins Field House at Florida Southern, has been canceled.
  • Southern Beach Volleyball Competes in Day Two of the Battle on the Bay Tournament
    March 07, 2020
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Florida Southern College beach volleyball took on Florida Gulf Coast University and Florida Atlantic University on Day Two of the Battle on the Bay tournament in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Mocs dropped both matches by a 5-0 final. Southern now owns a 3-6 record on the season.
  • Beach Volleyball Loses Two Close Matches on Day One of the Battle on the Bay Tournament
    March 06, 2020
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Florida Southern College beach volleyball took on Eckerd College and Palm Beach Atlantic on Day One of the Battle on the Bay tournament in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Mocs dropped both matches by a 3-2 final. Southern now owns a 3-4 record on the season.
  • FSC Beach Volleyball Splits Doubleheader with the Skyhawks
    March 03, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College beach volleyball split their doubleheader against the University of Tennessee in Martin to move their record to 3-1 on the season. The Mocs No. 3 pair of junior Kayla Trefren and sophomore Haley Goodrich was the only pair to win both of their matches against the Skyhawks. Both games were closely contested as FSC picked up a 3-2 win in game one while UTM took game two by a final of 4-1.
  • FSC Beach Volleyball Opens 2020 Season With Victories Against Erskine and St. Johns River
    February 29, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College beach volleyball opened the 2020 season with a pair of dominating victories. The Mocs defeated Erskine College 4-1 in the opening match and closed out the day with a 5-0 victory St. Johns River. Between the Mocs matches, Erskine picked up its program's first victory as they defeated St. Johns River 5-0. At the end of the day, the records stood with Southern 2-0, Erskine 1-1, and St. Johns River 0-2.
  • Former Florida Southern SID Bill Turnage Passes at Age 72
    January 31, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. - The Florida Southern College Department of Athletics is saddened to report the passing of former Sports Information Director Bill Turnage. He passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at his home in Warrensburg, Missouri. He was 72 years old.
  • Women's Athletic Teams Set to Host Cow Chip Bingo
    January 20, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. - The Florida Southern College Department of Athletics has brought back an ol' time fundraiser - Cow Chip Bingo. This is the 23rd time the College has run the fundraiser, aimed at providing support specifically for the women's athletic programs.
  • Keime Announces 2020 Beach Volleyball Schedule
    November 07, 2019
    LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College beach volleyball head coach Hyrum Keime has released his team's schedule for the upcoming 2020 season. The Moccasins are slated to play 14 home contests this year. The season will open with four home matches against Erskine (Feb. 29), St. Johns River College (Feb. 29) and a doubleheader against Tennessee-Martin (March 3).
  • Florida Southern Places in Top-10 Percent of Division II With Academic Success Rate of 90 Percent
    October 16, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Florida Southern College athletics continues to promote student-athlete success in the classroom as the department earned a Division II Academic Success Rate (ASR) of 90 for the 2012 cohort, the NCAA released on Wednesday. The 90 percent mark is tied for the highest mark that the department has ever earned, with the previous record set during the 2010 six-year cohort.