MELBOURNE, Fla. - After finishing first in three individual events and earning first in a pair of relay events, Florida Southern College men's swimming junior Matias Lopez has been named as the Sunshine State Conference men's Swimmer of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday.
MELBOURNE, Fla. - A total of six top-five finishes, including two first-place showings, helped Florida Southern College men's swimming to a first-place finish at the third and final day of the Panther Invite on Sunday at the Panther Aquatic Center.
LAKELAND, FLA. – The Florida Southern College men’s swimming team came from behind to defeat visiting Saint Leo on Saturday afternoon, 136.5-125.5. The meet was originally scheduled for Saturday, October 19, but was postponed due to rain.
LAKELAND, FLA. – With heavy rain in the forecast for Saturday, October 19, the Florida Southern College women’s and men’s swimming teams have postponed their scheduled meet with Saint Leo.
The event will now take place on Nov. 2 at 11:00 a.m., at Florida Southern.
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.
DAVIE, FLA. – The Florida Southern men’s swimming team had an impressive two days at the Shark Invitational, hosted by Nova Southeastern University. The Mocs placed second among six teams, with 682.5 total team points.
DAVIE, FLA. – The Florida Southern men’s swimming team opened the 2019-20 campaign tonight at the Shark Invitational, and are in second place after Day One. The two-day event is being hosted by Nova Southeastern University, and features six different men’s teams.
The host Sharks are currently in first place with 506 team points. Florida Southern rests in second place with 350 points, followed by Savannah College of Art and Design (311 points), Keiser (259), Florida Tech (193), and Lynn (85).
LAKELAND, FLA. – The Florida Southern College women’s and men’s swimming programs are about to embark on a new campaign. The 2019-20 season kicks off this weekend at the Shark Invitational, hosted by Nova Southeastern University, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
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.
The Florida Southern swimming teams, under the direction of head coach Andy Robins, have been named to the list of College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) Scholar All-America teams for the spring 2019 semester. The CSCAA recognizes those teams achieving the GPA of 3.0 or higher for the semester.
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.
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Florida Southern College finished 18th in the final 2018-19 NCAA Division II Learfield IMG College Directors' Cup standings, it was announced this week. The Moccasins made a combined 11 NCAA postseason appearances this past year, including top-10 finishes in men's golf (third), women's basketball (ninth) and women's lacrosse (ninth).
KEY WEST, FLA. - While the Florida Southern swimming teams have been on their summer break since graduation in early May, one member of the program took part in a competition of a slightly different kind. Assistant coach Kendal Casey recently competed in the Swim Around Key West and brought home a fourth-place overall finish in the 43rd annual event.
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.
MELBOURNE, FL – For the second year in a row, Florida Southern’s Matthew Holmes has been selected as the Sunshine State Conference Men’s Swimmer-of-the-Year. Voting on the league’s top individual awards was conducted by SSC coaches following the conclusion of the NCAA National Championships, with the All-SSC Team previously announced on March 8.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS – For the second year in a row, sophomore backstroke swimmers Brandon Dyck and Matias Lopez earned All-American awards in the 200-backstroke, and Matthew Holmes picked up another individual All-American award too on the final day of the 2019 NCAA Division II National Swimming & Diving Championships. The Moccasins then closed things out with senior Nico Campbell, junior Talor Hamilton, sophomore Carlos Bernotti and Holmes collecting relay All-American awards in the 400-freestyle event.
INDIANAPOLIS – Florida Southern ended day three of the NCAA Division II National Swimming & Diving Championships with its second silver medal of the meet and third medal overall as the Moccasins’ finished runner-up in the 800-freestyle relay for the second year in a row.
INDIANAPOLIS – For the second year in a row, Matthew Holmes will be bringing home an individual national championship for the Florida Southern men’s swimming program. The senior from Rockledge, Florida successfully defended his title in the 400-individual medley by finishing more than two seconds ahead of his closest pursuer to claim his second medal of the meet.
INDIANAPOLIS – The Florida Southern men’s swimming team had its first medalist at the 2019 NCAA Division II National Swimming & Diving Championships when senior Matthew Holmes finished second in the 200-individual medley. It marks the second year in a row Holmes has medaled in the 200-IM following a bronze in 2018, and along with fellow IM swimmer sophomore Matias Lopez, he helped put the Moccasins in 12th place in the team standings at the end of day one.
INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA Division II National Swimming and Diving Championships begin on Wednesday at the IUPUI Natatorium where Florida Southern will be represented by 16 of its best swimmers under first-year head coach Andy Robins. Ten men and six women are on the roster for the trip to Indianapolis, which is hosting the championships for the third time in the last five years, as the Moccasins look to add to their list of impressive accomplishments over the last 10 years. During that time the Mocs have brought home 15 gold medals between the men and women, with at least one individual or relay national champion in seven of the last nine years.
MELBOURNE, FL – Six members of the Florida Southern men’s swimming team have been named All-Sunshine State Conference in a vote of league coaches. Among them are a league-high four swimmers on the All-SSC First Team: seniors Matthew Holmes and Luka Planinc, and sophomores Matias Lopez and Brandon Dyck. Earning Second Team All-SSC honors is freshman Cole Smith, and senior Nico Campbell was an honorable mention selection.