2019 Florida Southern Men's Cross Country 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Nine Moccasins Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors
    January 31, 2020
    NEW ORLEANS - Nine student-athletes from the Florida Southern cross country teams earned All-Academic awards as the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the 2019 NCAA DII Cross Country Individual Academic Awards on Thursday.
  • 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.
  • Jones Posts 2nd Fastest 10K Time in School History at National Championships
    November 23, 2019
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Junior Mason Jones posted the second fastest 10K time in school history as he finished in 88th place at the NCAA Division II National Championships, on Nov. 23 in Sacramento, Calif. 
  • Jones Set to Compete at NCAA National Championships
    November 19, 2019
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Junior Mason Jones has received an individual bid to the NCAA Division II National Championships, set for Nov. 23 in Sacramento, California after his third place finish at the South Region Championships.
  • Jones, Wagner Earn USTFCCCA All-Region Honors
    November 18, 2019
    NEW ORLEANS – Junior duo Mason Jones and Josh Wagner have been named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division II Cross Country All-Region Team. The duo earned a spot on the team by virtue of their top-25 finishes at the recent NCAA South Region Championship.
  • Jones Finished 3rd as Team Takes 6th at South Region Championships
    November 09, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Mason Jones finished third as Florida Southern College men's cross country finished sixth at the 2019 NCAA South Region Championships, held at Holloway Park in Lakeland. 
  • Three Moccasins Named to All-SSC Roster 
    November 08, 2019
    MELBOURNE, Fla. – Florida Southern College men’s cross country juniors Mason Jones and Josh Wagner were named to the All-Sunshine State Conference First Team while junior Mitchell Kozik was named to the All-SSC Second Team, as announced by the league office today.  
  • Men’s Cross Country to Compete at South Region Championships
    November 08, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - After a stellar third place finish at the 2019 Sunshine State Conference Championships two weeks ago, Florida Southern men's cross country is set to compete in the NCAA South Region Championships on Saturday at 8:45 a.m. at the Holloway Park in Lakeland. 
  • Jones Runner-up as Men’s Cross Country Finishes 3rd at SSC Championships
    October 26, 2019
    BOCA RATON, Fla. - Mason Jones and Josh Wagner finished second and fourth as Florida Southern College men’s cross country finished third at the 2019 Sunshine State Conference Championships, held at the South County Regional Park in Boca Raton on Saturday. 
  • 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. 
  • Men’s Cross Country Remains at No. 5 in South Region Ranking
    October 15, 2019
    NEW ORLEANS - Florida Southern College men's cross country remains in the fifth position for the third straight week in the Cross Country South Region Rankings, released on Tuesday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). 
  • Jones Earns Second SSC Runner of the Week Honors in 2019
    October 14, 2019
    MELBOURNE, Fla. - Mason Jones was named Sunshine State Conference Runner of the Week for the second time this year and the sixth time in his career.
  • Jones Sets School Record as Mocs Finish 11th 
    October 11, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Mason Jones sets a school record as Florida Southern College men’s cross country finished 11th out of 53 teams at the Royals XC Challenge in Charlotte, N.C.
  • Men’s Cross Country Holds at No. 5 in South Region
    October 08, 2019
    NEW ORLEANS - Florida Southern College men’s cross country holds strong in the fifth position in the fourth week of the Cross Country South Region Rankings, released on Tuesday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). 
  • Men’s Cross Country Ranked No. 5 in South Region
    October 02, 2019
    NEW ORLEANS - Florida Southern College men’s cross country jumped one spot to fifth in the third week of the Cross Country South Region Rankings, released on Tuesday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
  • Mason Jones Earns SSC Runner of the Week Laurels
    September 30, 2019
    MELBOURNE, Fla. - For the first time this season, junior Mason Jones has been named the Sunshine State Conference Runner of the Week today by the conference office. This is the fifth time that Jones has received this award in his career, having previously earning the award four times last year.
  • Jones’ Eleventh Place Propels Mocs to Top Five Finish
    September 28, 2019
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Florida Southern College’s men’s cross country team finished fifth at the Roy Griak Invitational in Minneapolis, Minn. behind a strong 11th place showing from Mason Jones. 
  • Allen Records Team’s First Top Ten Finish in 2019
    September 27, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Freshman Owen Allen notched Florida Southern men’s cross country’s first top ten finish of the season at the FLRUNNERS.COM Invitational in Lakeland, Fla. 
  • Jones Finishes Fourteenth as Mocs Finish Sixth in Season Opener
    September 14, 2019
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Mason Jones finished 14th as Florida Southern College’s men’s cross country finished 6th at the UF Mountain Dew Invite in Gainesville, Fla. 
  • 2019 Men's Cross Country Preview
    September 12, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College’s men’s cross country program will begin its 2019 campaign on Saturday at the UF Mountain Dew Invite. Hosted at the University of Florida Golf Course, the men will race at 7:55 a.m. on the 8k course. 
  • SCHEDULE UPDATE: Weekend Events Rescheduled
    September 02, 2019
    Women's Soccer, Volleyball Open at Home on Friday
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