2020 Florida Southern Men's Track and Field News

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Wagner Shatters School Record in 5,000 meter
    February 28, 2020
    TAMPA, Fla. -  Josh Wagner dismantled the school record in the 5,000 meter, running in a blistering 14:35.51 at the Tampa Track Classic #2 on Friday night. 
  • Faller Breaks School Record in Shot Put
    February 22, 2020
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Florida Southern College men’s track thrower Matt Faller broke his own school record on Saturday with a 12.45m throw at the Embry-Riddle Bahamas House First Chance Last Chance Meet in Daytona Beach, Fla. 
  • Mocs Place 67 on SSC Commissioner's Fall Sports Honor Roll
    February 21, 2020
    MELBOURNE, Fla. – Florida Southern College has placed 67 student-athletes on the 2019 Fall Sunshine State Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, it was announced by Commissioner Ed Pasque. A total of 31 FSC student-athletes posted a perfect 4.0 GPA.
  • Mocs Finish 1,2,3,4 in 1500 Meter
    February 20, 2020
    TAMPA, Fla. - Josh Wagner, Alex Guy, Nicholas Carpenter and William Lynch swept the top places in the 1500 meter at the Tampa Track Classic #1 on Friday. In total, 12 personal bests were set during the meet. 
  • 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.
  • Wagner Wins Twice at Embry-Riddle
    January 25, 2020
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Josh Wagner won the 1,000 meter and 3,000 meter events on Saturday as Matt Faller set the School Record in the Shot Put at the Embry-Riddle Indoor-Outdoor Challenge in Daytona Beach, Fla. 
  • Men’s Track Names 2020 Captains
    January 24, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College men’s track head coach Matt Levassiur has named his captains for the upcoming 2020 season. This year, the Moccasins will be captained by the powerhouse junior duo of Josh Wagner and Mason Jones.
  • 2020 Men's Track Season Preview
    January 24, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College’s men’s track program is set to begin its 2020 season on Saturday at the ERAU Indoor-Outdoor Challenge in Daytona Beach, Fla. 
  • 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.
  • 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.