2019 Volleyball 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.
  • 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.
  • Mocs Celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day
    February 10, 2020
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College volleyball helped to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day by hosting several local students for "A Day in the Life of the Mocs", where the group spent time with Moccasin student-athletes at class, convocation, lunch, and an afternoon volleyball clinic.
  • 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.
  • Martin Earns Volleyball Academic All-America Selection
    December 10, 2019
    GREENWOOD, Ind. - Florida Southern College volleyball junior Rachael Martin was named an Academic All-America Third Team selection by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Tuesday afternoon. The selection is the first in Martin's career and is the only Academic All-America award winner in volleyball for the Sunshine State Conference this season.
  • Formilan Finishes Top Five in Program History for Digs as Volleyball Falls 3-1 to Barry
    November 23, 2019
    MIAMI SHORES, Fla. - Sophomore libero Beatrice Formilan cemented herself in the top five in program history for digs per set in a season as Florida Southern College volleyball fell 3-1 in its season finale to Barry University on Saturday night at the Health and Sports Center. The Moccasins (7-30, 3-17 SSC) kept the match close in the first three sets but could not stage the comeback as the Buccaneers (20-11, 13-7 SSC) hit .457 in the fourth set to take the series sweep. 
  • Volleyball Falls 3-1 to Sailfish
    November 22, 2019
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Florida Southern College volleyball fell 3-1 to Palm Beach Atlantic University on Friday night at the Rubin Arena. The Moccasins (7-22, 3-16 SSC) rallied to take set three but could not stop a potent Sailfish (17-13, 9-10 SSC) offense that hit just short of .300 for the night.
  • Volleyball Drops SSC Road Contest at Lynn
    November 16, 2019
    BOCA RATON, Fla. - Florida Southern College volleyball struggled to find its offensive groove as it fell to Lynn, 3-0, in a Sunshine State Conference road contest on Saturday at the de Hoernle Center.
  • Volleyball Falls 3-1 to Sharks
    November 15, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. – Florida Southern College volleyball rallied to take set three but fell 3-1 to Nova Southeastern on Friday night at Rick Case Arena. The Moccasins (7-20, 3-14 SSC) recorded 11 blocks against the Sharks (17-11, 9-8 SSC), but were unable to find a way through a tough Nova Southeastern defense.
  • Martin Earns Volleyball Academic All-District Selection
    November 14, 2019
    GREENWOOD, Ind. - Florida Southern College volleyball junior Rachael Martin was named an Academic all-District selection by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Thursday afternoon. The selection is the first in Martin's career.
  • Seniors Strike Fear as Mocs Volleyball Tops Tars
    November 07, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. – Ali Travis, Annie Collins and Lena Bondar all had career nights as Florida Southern College volleyball won a five-set thriller, 3-2, over Rollins College on Senior Night at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House on Thursday evening. The Moccasins (7-19, 3-13 SSC) earned the season sweep over the Tars (8-18, 3-13 SSC) for the sixth-straight season. The match was the last home match for seniors Collins, Courtney Charneco, Buse Ene and Anica Popadic and graduate student Bondar.
  • Mocs Volleyball Falls 3-1 to Spartans
    November 05, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. – Florida Southern College volleyball took a set against defending NCAA DII National Champion Tampa but fell 3-1 on Tuesday night at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House. The Moccasins (6-19, 2-13 SSC) hit well early against the Spartans (20-6, 13-2 SSC) but fell behind in the final sets. The Mocs will play the last home match of the season against Rollins on Thursday, Nov. 7 on Senior Night.
  • Volleyball Drops 3-0 Contest to Eagles
    November 02, 2019
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Florida Southern College volleyball fell 3-0 to Embry-Riddle on Saturday afternoon at the ICI Center. The Moccasins (6-18, 2-12 SSC) played a close first set against the Eagles (17-3, 10-3 SSC) but could hold off the conference heavyweight. The Mocs will play the last two home matches of the season against Tampa (Tuesday, Nov. 5) and against Rollins (Thursday, Nov. 7), the latter of which will be senior night.
  • Formilan, Moccasin Volleyball Set Dig Records in Reverse Sweep of Panthers
    November 01, 2019
    MELBOURNE, Fla. - Beatrice Formilan and Florida Southern College volleyball had a historic night at the Clemente Center on the digs front as the Moccasins pulled the reverse sweep against Florida Tech on Friday night, winning 3-2. The Moccasins (6-17, 2-11 SSC) recorded 122 digs the Panthers (4-20, 1-12 SSC), the second-highest single-match performance in school history. Formilan thrived with 35 digs, the sixth-most in program history for a single match. The Mocs will have another road contest on Saturday against Embry-Riddle before the last two home matches of the season against Tampa (Tuesday, Nov. 5) and Senior Night against Rollins (Thursday, Nov. 7).
  • Mocs Volleyball Falls to Lions on Throwback Night
    October 29, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. – Rachael Martin had a career night defensively but a stingy Saint Leo defense contained Florida Southern College women’s volleyball as the Moccasins fell, 3-1, on Tuesday night at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House on Throwback Night. The Mocs (5-17, 1-11 SSC) tallied ten blocks but could not overcome an equally-intimidating Lions (17-6, 8-4 SSC) defense. The Mocs will hit the road for contests on Friday against Florida Tech and on Saturday against Embry-Riddle before the last two home matches of the season against Tampa (Tuesday, Nov. 5) and Senior Night against Rollins (Thursday, Nov. 7).
  • Charneco and Travis Shine as Moccasins Drop 3-1 Contest to Sailfish
    October 26, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. – Courtney Charneco earned nine blocks and Ali Travis exploded offensively with 22 kills as Florida Southern College volleyball fell 3-1 to Palm Beach Atlantic on Saturday afternoon at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Fieldhouse. The Moccasins (5-16, 1-10 SSC) and the Sailfish (13-9, 5-6 SSC) combined for 34 tie scores and 25 lead changes throughout four sets as the Moccasins never lost a set by more than four points and rallied in the third set to earn a 28-26 set victory. The Mocs end their four-match homestand on Tuesday at 7 p.m. against Saint Leo in a Throwback Night matchup.
  • Mocs Fall to Barry at Home
    October 25, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. – Rachael Martin continued her offensive prowess but Florida Southern College volleyball fell to Barry, 3-0, on Friday night at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House. The Moccasins (5-15, 1-9 SSC) fought valiantly in the third set but were unable to prevent the Buccaneers (14-7, 7-3 SSC) from taking the first matchup between the two sides this season. The Mocs continue SSC play at home on Saturday at 4 p.m. against Palm Beach Atlantic and end their four-match homestand on Tuesday at 7 p.m. against Saint Leo.
  • Mocs Fall to Tritons at Home
    October 22, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College volleyball had nine members record kills but were unable to overcome a hot-hitting Eckerd team as they fell, 3-0, on Tuesday night at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House. The Moccasins (5-14, 1-8 SSC) started out strong in the first set but could not stop the Tritons (14-6, 5-4 SSC) as they heated up offensively throughout the night. The Mocs continue SSC play at home on Friday at 7 p.m. against Barry and Saturday at 4 p.m. against Palm Beach Atlantic. HOW IT HAPPENED
  • Mocs Dominate in Day Two of South Region Crossover
    October 19, 2019
    HOOVER, Ala. - Florida Southern College volleyball cruised in the second day of South Region Crossover action at the Finley Center on Saturday, sweeping Christian Brothers and earning its second 3-1 victory over Lee this season. The Moccasins (5-13) earned their first sweep of 2019 with a 3-0 victory over the Buccaneers (5-16) before holding the Flames (9-13) to a sub-.100 hitting percentage performance to go undefeated for the day. The Mocs return to Lakeland for four-straight home matches in the next 10 days as they host Eckerd (Oct. 22), Barry (Oct. 25), Palm Beach Atlantic (Oct. 26) and Saint Leo (Oct. 29). HOW IT HAPPENED AGAINST CHRISTIAN BROTHERS
  • Mocs Fall In First Match of South Region Crossover
    October 18, 2019
    HOOVER, Ala. - Florida Southern College volleyball fell in its opening match of the South Region Crossover on Friday afternoon, dropping a 3-1 contest to Shorter at the Finley Center. The Moccasins (3-13) overcame a first-set Hawks (7-13) win with a second-set victory but fell in sets three and four to give the Gulf South Conference foe the match. The Mocs will look to rebound tomorrow as they take on Christian Brothers (9 a.m.) and Lee (4:45 p.m.).
  • 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. 
  • Eight Moccasins Record Kills as Volleyball Falls to Nova Southeastern
    October 12, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College volleyball saw eight players record kills on Saturday afternoon at the Streamline Sale Arena, but were unable to overcome a strong defensive outing from Nova Southeastern in a 3-0 loss. The Moccasins (3-12, 1-6 SSC) recorded only five kills less than the Sharks (10-6, 3-5 SSC), but were overpowered by a 12-block outing from the away side in three sets. The Mocs will travel to Birmingham, Ala. for three matches at the South Region Crossover on Oct. 18-19.
  • Mocs Drop Close Conference Contest to Fighting Knights
    October 11, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College volleyball battled fiercely against conference heavyweight Lynn University but lost a tightly-contested 3-0 match on Friday night at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House. The Moccasins (3-11, 1-6 SSC) lost the match to the Fighting Knights (12-3, 5-2 SSC) by only nine points total, including a 26-24 second set and a 25-22 third set. The Mocs will finish their two-game homestand on Saturday as they host Nova Southeastern at 4 p.m. HOW IT HAPPENED
  • Moccasins Earn First Conference Win of the Season, Defeat Tars in 100th Meeting
    October 05, 2019
    WINTER PARK, Fla. - Florida Southern College volleyball earned its first conference win of the season on Saturday afternoon at the Warden Arena, winning 3-1 over Rollins College in the 100th meeting between the two teams. The Moccasins (3-10, 1-5 SSC) tallied 10 blocks in four sets against the Tars (4-10, 1-5 SSC) and held the home side to a .128 hitting percentage for the day. The Moccasins will be back in action next weekend at home against Lynn and Nova Southeastern.
  • Volleyball Drops Conference Contest to Tampa
    October 01, 2019
    TAMPA, Fla. - Florida Southern College volleyball fell 3-0 to the reigning national champion University of Tampa on Tuesday night at the Martinez Center. The Moccasins (2-10, 0-5 SSC) were unable to contain a potent offensive outing from the Spartans (7-6, 3-2 SSC) that saw them hit .427 for the night. The Mocs will hit the road again on Saturday for a conference matchup against Rollins at 4 p.m.
  • Moccasins Fall to Panthers at Home
    September 28, 2019
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Southern College volleyball fell 3-0 on Saturday afternoon to Florida Tech at Streamline Sale Arena at Jenkins Field House. The Moccasins (2-9, 0-4 SSC) battled but could not outhit a powerful Panther squad (2-10, 1-3 SSC). The Mocs will now hit the road for two conference matches at Tampa on Tuesday at 7 p.m. and at Rollins on Saturday at 4 p.m.
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