Rocket League Cruises 3-0 over Mustangs, Starts NACE Season Undefeated

Rocket League Cruises 3-0 over Mustangs, Starts NACE Season Undefeated

LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College Rocket League cruised in its opening match of the NACE season on Monday, defeating Morningside, 3-0. The Moccasins (1-0) start the NACE season undefeated after scoring 31 goals in three rounds against the Mustangs (0-1). The Mocs additionally defeated Kent State, 3-0, but fell 3-0 to Illinois in the first qualifier competition for Collegiate Rocket League.

Overwatch fell in the opening rounds of the Fall Varsity Invitational Qualifiers on Saturday and Friday, dropping 2-0 contests to Northeastern and Northern Virginia. The team will now turn its attention to the spring season.

RESULTS:

  • Saturday, Sept. 21 - Overwatch vs. Northeastern (Fall Varsity Invitational Qualifier 1) - L, 2-0
  • Monday, Sept. 23 - Rocket League vs. Morningside (NACE Season) - W, 3-0
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 - Rocket League vs. Kent State (Collegiate Rocket League Qualifier 1 - Round 1) - W, 3-0
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 - Rocket League vs. Illinois (Collegiate Rocket League Qualifier 1 - Round 2) - L, 3-0
  • Friday, Sept. 27 - Overwatch vs. Northern Virginia (Fall Varsity Invitational Qualifier 2) - L, 2-0

ROCKET LEAGUE:

W, 3-0 vs. Morningside (NACE Season)

  • GAME ONE
    • Moccasins 12 - 0 Mustangs
  • GAME TWO
    • Moccasins 9 - 1 Mustangs
  • GAME THREE
    • Moccasins 10 - 0 Mustangs

W, 3-0 vs. Kent State (Collegiate Rocket League Qualifier 1 - Round 1) 

  • GAME ONE
    • Moccasins 3 - 1 Flashes
  • GAME TWO
    • Moccasins 5 - 2 Flashes
  • GAME THREE
    • Moccasins 4 - 0 Flashes

L, 3-0 vs. Illinois (Collegiate Rocket League Qualifier 1 - Round 2) 

  • GAME ONE
    • Moccasins 0 - 4 Fighting Illini
  • GAME TWO
    • Moccasins 1 - 3 Fighting Illini
  • GAME THREE
    • Moccasins 2 - 3 Fighting Illini

Coach Carson's take...
"We are very proud of our Rocket League team for their big win to open the NACE season. We have high hopes for this roster and this season of Rocket League. The biggest areas for improvement moving forward are in-game communication and passing. Improving those will make us an unstoppable force in NACE."

OVERWATCH:

L, 2-0 vs. Northeastern (Fall Varsity Invitational Qualifier 1)

L, 2-0 vs. Northern Virginia (Fall Varsity Invitational Qualifier 2) 

Coach Carson's take...
"We hope this semester will bring great opportunity to prepare our young roster for the big season with Spring."

UP NEXT:

  • Saturday, Sept. 28 - Rocket League vs. Defiance (NACE Season) - 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, Sept. 29 - Rocket League vs. Various Opponents (Collegiate Rocket League Qualifier 2) - All Day
  • Monday. Sept. 30 - Rocket League vs. TBA (NACE Season) - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday. Oct. 3 - Rocket League vs. TBA (NACE Season) - 8 p.m.

All Moccasin esports matches can be followed live on the Florida Southern College Twitch.tv channel.