2019-20 Florida Southern Women's Lacrosse News

  • 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.
  • FSC's Hammond Named National YRL Unsung Hero Award Winner in Women's Lacrosse
    May 21, 2020
    NEW YORK, N.Y. – The One Love Foundation has announced that Florida Southern College women’s lacrosse student-athlete Abby Hammond is the 2020 Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero Award Winner for Division II.
  • Mocs Women's Lacrosse's Julia Couch Named CoSIDA Academic-All-District ®
    May 21, 2020
    AUSTIN, Texas – Florida Southern College women’s lacrosse student-athlete Julia Couch has been voted to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District® Women’s At-Large Team.
  • Florida Southern's Hammond Named Finalist for YRL Unsung Hero Award
    May 06, 2020
    BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – The One Love Foundation has announced that Florida Southern College women’s lacrosse junior Abby Hammond is a finalist for its Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero Award. This award is given by the One Love Foundation and recognizes the accomplishments of men’s and women’s collegiate lacrosse players from Divisions I, II and III who demonstrate dedication, integrity, humility, hard work, community service, leadership, kindness and sportsmanship - all qualities Yeardley Love exemplified throughout her life.
  • Three Florida Southern Women's Lacrosse Stars Named IL All-American
    May 05, 2020
    BALTIMORE, Md. – Three Florida Southern College women’s lacrosse student-athletes were named to the Inside Lacrosse Women’s Division II Media All-America list. Sophomore Brenna Smith made the First Team as a midfielder, senior Becca Hill made the Second Team as a defender, and senior Riley Bannatyne was named to the Third Team on attack.
  • 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.
  • Inside Lacrosse Includes FSC's Brenna Smith on Women's Player of the Year Watchlist
    April 14, 2020
    BALTIMORE, Md. – Inside Lacrosse has included Florida Southern College women’s lacrosse sophomore Brenna Smith in its Women’s Division II Player of the Year Watchlist.
  • 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.
  • Mocs Women's Lacrosse Finishes 2020 Ranked No. 7 by IWLCA
    March 19, 2020
    NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. – The Florida Southern College women’s lacrosse program will finish the 2020 campaign ranked No. 7 by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA). The final rankings for Division II women’s lacrosse were released today.
  • 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.
  • Couch Scores Five Goals as FSC Women's Lacrosse Extends Win Streak to Three
    March 11, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. – The No. 7 Florida Southern College women's lacrosse held Stonehill College scoreless over the final 15 minutes to earn its third straight victory. The Mocs record moves to 6-3 overall and Stonehill is now 2-2 on the season. On Wednesday night at Moccasin Field, the FSC women’s lacrosse student-athletes recognized a member of the Florida Southern staff, faculty, coaches, and mentors with a halftime ceremony.
  • Iamele Honored as IWLCA/STRINGKING Division II Defensive Player of the Week
    March 10, 2020
    NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. – Florida Southern College women's lacrosse junior goalie Brittany Iamele has earned IWLCA/StringKing National Defensive Player of the Week honors following her role in the Mocs upset victory over then-No. 6 Regis University last week. This is the first national weekly award for Iamele and she is the first Moccasin to earn national weekly honors since Sam Keesey was named Player of the Week in April of 2019. 
  • Southern Women's Lacrosse Ranked No. 7 in IWLCA Coaches Poll For Second Consecutive Week
    March 09, 2020
    NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. – The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) has released the Week Three Coaches Poll today, and the Florida Southern College Moccasins have moved up to No. 7.  Southern has 455 total points in the poll, including one first-place vote
  • Smith, Iamele Honored as FSC Women's Lacrosse Sweeps SSC Player of the Week Awards
    March 09, 2020
    MELBOURNE, Fla. – Florida Southern College women's lacrosse swept the Sunshine State Conference women’s lacrosse weekly awards presented by Jimmy Johns. Sophomore attack Brenna Smith was named the Player of the Week, and junior goalie Brittany Iamele earned Defensive Player of the Week honors for games played March 2-8. This is the first career weekly conference honors for both Smith and Iamele.
  • Iamele Shines in Goal as FSC Women's Lacrosse Defeats No. 6 Regis
    March 06, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. – The No. 7 Florida Southern College women's lacrosse picked up a dominating victory over No. 6 Regis University on Friday afternoon. Junior goalie Brittany Iamele shined in goal for the Mocs as she made ten saves over the final 44 minutes. Southern is now 5-3 while Regis drops to 2-2.
  • Three Moccasins Record Hat Tricks as Southern's Women's Lacrosse Defeats Wingate
    March 04, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. – The No. 7 Florida Southern College women's lacrosse returned to its winning ways as they defeated the Wingate University Bulldogs, 19-7 on Wednesday afternoon. Southern (4-3) saw three different players record hat tricks in the win over Wingate (1-4).
  • No. 7 FSC Women's Lacrosse Edged by No. 2 Queens (N.C.), 15-14
    March 02, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. – The No. 7 Florida Southern College women’s lacrosse team dropped a tough 15-14 decision to visiting No. 5 Queens (N.C.) University on Monday afternoon, at Moccasin Field. The Royals (4-0) used a 5-1 run late in the second half to beat the host Mocs (3-3).
  • FSC Women's Lacrosse Standout Jozokos Named SSC Offensive Player of the Week
    March 02, 2020
    MELBOURNE, Fla. – For the first time this season, Florida Southern College women’s lacrosse player Marina Jozokos has been named the Sunshine State Conference Offensive Player of the Week. The conference office announced the honor today, covering the week ending March 1, 2020. The Mocs were ranked as the No. 8 team in the country in last week’s IWLCA Coaches Poll.
  • Southern Women's Lacrosse Ranked No. 7 by IWLCA
    March 02, 2020
    NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. – The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) has released the Week Three Coaches Poll today, and the Florida Southern College Moccasins have moved up to No. 7. Southern has 455 total points in the poll, including one first place vote.
  • No. 8 Mocs Women's Lacrosse Dominates No. 21 Seton Hill
    February 29, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. – The No. 8 Florida Southern women’s lacrosse team (3-2) cruised to a 19-3 win over No. 21 Seton Hill (2-2) on Saturday night at Moccasin Field. Southern built a 10-0 lead in the first half and never looked back.
  • Mocs Women's Lacrosse Remains No. 8 in IWLCA National Poll
    February 24, 2020
    NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. – The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) has released the Week One national coaches poll today, and the Florida Southern College Moccasins remain ranked No. 8 in the country. The Mocs had previously been ranked No. 8 in the preseason poll.
  • Nike/US Lacrosse Poll Has FSC Women's Lacrosse No. 14
    February 24, 2020
    BALTIMORE, Md. – The Florida Southern College women's lacrosse team remains No. 14 in the latest NIKE/US Lacrosse poll, released on Monday, February 24. The Mocs opened the season ranked No. 9 in the preseason poll, then were No. 14 a week ago. The Mocs (2-2) split a pair of games last week, beating defending national champions and then No. 1 Adelphi, 8-4, before falling to No. 7 Lindenwood, 13-9.
  • FSC's Werker Named SSC Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week
    February 24, 2020
    MELBOURNE, Fla. – Florida Southern College women’s lacrosse goalie Patricia Werker has been named the Sunshine State Conference Defensive Player of the Week for the period ending February 23, 2020. This is the first time Werker has claimed this award in her career.
  • No. 8 FSC Women's Lacrosse Upended by No. 9 Lindenwood
    February 23, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. – The No. 8 Florida Southern College Moccasins women’s lacrosse team dropped a 13-9 decision on Sunday night to visiting No. 9 Lindenwood (Mo.). Senior attack Julia Couch scored four goals for FSC (2-2) to lead the attack.
  • No. 8 Mocs Women's Lacrosse Beats Defending National Champ and Current No. 1 Adelphi, 8-4
    February 20, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. – The Florida Southern College women’s lacrosse program pulled off a major upset on Thursday night, beating defending national champion and current No. 1 Adelphi, 8-4, in the home opener. The Mocs, ranked No. 8 in the IWLCA national poll, raced out to an 8-0 lead at the half en route to the stunning victory. Florida Southern is now 2-1 on the year, while Adelphi drops to 1-1.
  • Mocs Women's Lacrosse Ranked No. 14 in Latest Nike/US Lacrosse Poll
    February 17, 2020
    BALTIMORE, Md. – The Florida Southern College women's lacrosse team dropped to No. 14 in the latest NIKE/US Lacrosse poll, released on Monday, February 17. The Mocs opened the season ranked No. 9 in the preseason poll.
  • No. 8 FSC Women's Lacrosse Falls to No. 12 UIndy in Double Overtime
    February 16, 2020
    YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The No. 8 Florida Southern College women’s lacrosse team could not hold off a pesky No. 12 Indianapolis squad, falling 15-14, in double overtime. UIndy scored the game-tying goal with less than a second remaining in the second half, then scored the golden goal in the second overtime to steal the win. Florida Southern drops to 1-1 on the nascent season, while UIndy is 1-0.
  • Moccasin's Women's Lacrosse Tops Young Harris in Season Opening Victory
    February 14, 2020
    YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse's opened the 2020 season with dominant win over Young Harris College on Friday evening. The eighth-ranked Mocs (1-0) jumped out to an 11-0 lead over the host Mountain Lions (1-1) en route to an 18-6 victory.
  • 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.
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